Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: DLR Station: Canning Town 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Tube Station: North Greenwich 0.9 miles (1.4 km), Railway Station: West Ham 1.2 miles (1.9 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 5.8 miles (9.3 km). The Holiday Express Royal Docks - Docklands hotel is a one minute walk from Canning Town Underground Station, and located by the A13 dual carriageway which gives access out to the M25 motorway. The A13 is also the main road into the City of London and its square mile, the financial centre of London. Canning Town Underground Station gives access to the Jubilee line, giving direct routes to the centre of London which cane be travelled in around 30 minutes. Convenient for the City Airport which is under 2 miles, and a very easy journey by road, to the East. The hotel is ideally located for the new Excel Exhibition Centre, 5 minutes from the hotel at under 1 mile, and Canary Wharf is just 5 minutes by tube. The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Stadium is 2 mile to the North. Other nearby attractions include the O2 Millennium Dome (1 mile), Museum of the Docklands (1.4 miles), Green Street Market (1.6 miles), Cutty Sark Ship (2.3 miles), National Maritime museum (2.3 miles) and the Greenwich Observatory (2.5 miles).
Hotel in Detail:Hotel:
A contemporary and modern hotel the Holiday Inn Express Royal Docks Docklands Hotel offers guests a comfortable, warm and friendly stay.
Bedroom facilities include en-suite facilities with power shower, satellite TV with pay movies and Electronic message display and bill viewing, Express check-in and check-out facility, work desk and lamp, individually controlled air-conditioning, telephones, hairdryer, electronic locks, tea and coffee maker, modem connection, hanging closest and WIFI internet access (charge).
The rooms are cleaned on a daily basis. Eight rooms are adapted for accessibility. Additional amenities in these rooms are extra space on both sides of the bed, Low-level desk unit, rails in the bathroom for bath and toilet, vibrating pillow deaf alert system available for the hard of hearing and Emergency alert system.
Configuration options include singles, doubles, twins. All rooms are no smoking.
The hotel restaurant is the Great Room on the ground floor where breakfast and light evening meals are served. (evenings 18.00 till 22.00, Monday till Thursday). Breakfast choice offers fruit juice, cereals, yoghurts, freshly baked rolls, croissants and unlimited tea and coffee.
There are restaurants within ten minutes of the hotel in the surrounding area. An area with vending machines is provided. You can also enjoy a relaxing drink in the fully licensed bar and the lounge area. The bar area features a plasma screen with sky sports shown.
Among the services provided at the hotel are dry cleaning and laundry (weekdays only) and currency exchange. The 24 hour hotel reception can offer you safety deposit box facilities. For your comfort the public areas are all air-conditioned and have WIFI internet connectivity (charges apply).
There is an area which is dedicated to business services which include computer hire, Copying, E-mail, Internet and fax (fee's apply).
Three comfortable 'meet-smart' meeting rooms can accommodate up to 120 guests theatre style and make use of natural daylight. Equipment includes overhead projector, modem connection, PA system, TV-VCR, erasable marker board, flip charts and markers, wet bars, modem connection, dimmer switches and more.
Bedroom Numbers: 136 / 4 Floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
History:in 2006 the tag 'Docklands' was added to the end of the official hotel name.
In 2005 the hotel added an extension to give additional capacity of 48 bedrooms.
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £10 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainYou may be thinking your only preferred choice is still going to be the Holiday Inn Express chain your closest choices would be:
Holiday Inn Express Greenwich: is 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 84% and rates start from about £51.
Holiday Inn Express Excel: is 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 83% and base rates begin at about £48.
Holiday Inn Express Stratford: 1.8 miles (2.9 km), rated at 83% and with rates from around £64.
Holiday Inn Express Limehouse: 2.4 miles (3.8 km), rated at 81% and with rates from around £63.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 78% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore while the hotel is below the overall London average you should note that this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) . Holiday Inn Express Hotels across the chain average 79% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Holiday Inn Express hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 529th from 866 London hotels, 21st of 29 Holiday Inn Express Hotels, and 149th of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) would be the 3 star Lancaster Gate Hotel, with base rates beginning from £89 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Holiday Villa Hotel. 0.4 miles away (0.6 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 70% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £47.
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel could be a good choice. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (1 Silvertown Way, E16 postcode) that we list cover a 2.9 miles (4.7 km) radius. They include 3 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 19 four star hotels (average rating 84%), 18 three star hotels (average rating 78%), 7 two star hotels (average rating 76%) and 3 one star hotels (average rating 64%). Top 3 star hotels are Premier Inn Docklands Excel and the Premier Inn Stratford (both 90%). Of the local hotels the highest rated is Intercontinental London O2 Arena (5 star) at 92%.
Base Rates: See a breakdown of the average starting (base) rates for the area. Base rates are a rough guide to starting rates as they do not include special offers and deals. The average starting rates for the surrounding area are around £82 per night. They range from a low of £35 at City View Hotel (1 Star, 54%) to a high of £250 at Fox Apartments (4 Star, 90%). The breakdown by star rating shows the following averages: Five Star average: £151, Four Star average: £99, Three Star average: £71, Two Star average: £55 and One Star average: £41.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Holiday Inn Express Royal Docks/Docklands 41st of the 50 local hotels and 15th for the 18 three star hotels in the area. For base rates the hotel ranks 6th of 50 (1st (joint) of 18 three star hotels.). Taking into consideration both rates and guest ratings we rank this hotel 17th of 45 of the local hotels in terms of value for money (City View Hotel was top).
Parking: available onsite, 40 spaces (charges apply), includes blue badge spaces