Hotel in Detail:The Doubletree Hilton London Docklands hotel accommodation is air-conditioned and decor is bright and modern. Features exposed brickwork and the last dry dock in London used for ship building. Guests are made to feel welcome on arrival thanks to the warm chocolate cookies at the check-in desk. The only hotel in London with its own Thameside Pier.
Some rooms have spectacular views over London or Canary Wharf (the Doubletree is a former 17th century building). All rooms have en-suite facilities (bath, power shower, hairdryer), trouser press with iron attached, laptop size safe, 2 telephones with a single telephone line, dataport, high speed internet access, tea trays, flat screen TV, desks with lamp. Some rooms even have their own balcony. Windows can be opened.
Standard rooms are 26m². Deluxe plus rooms are 32m² and also have a sofa bed. Family rooms are 30m². 3 bedrooms are adapted foe accessibility. All rooms use a key card system.
Room service is 24 hrs.
Dining Options:Columbia Restaurant: Located in the Grade 1 Listed Columbia Wharf serving seasonal produce, light snacks and international dishes. International breakfast served throughout the day. Features live cooking and serves cocktails. Views over Canary Wharf and The River Thames.
Library Bar: Seats 30. Tranquil environment to enjoy your favourite drinks including tea and coffee. Features a real fireplace.
Open 08.00 till 22.00.
Anne on the Thames Terrace: 60 seat capacity. Outdoor area with views over The River Thames and Canary Wharf. Columbian-influenced barbeques with a wide range of seasonal beverages. Visit Anna on the Thames for Cava and tapas while lounging on a deck chair taking in the stunning views.
The Snug: 14 seat capacity. Enjoy selections from the Columbia restaurant menu in this stylish space. Serves light bites, bar snacks, Pimms and cocktails. F
Open 08.00 till 22.00.
The DoubleTree by Hilton London - Docklands Riverside hotel has a Living Well health club where facilities include an indoor swimming pool, saunas, spa (Amethyst Therapy) and air-conditioned gym
For the business travel the hotel provides the business centre where facilities include broadband internet connect, fax and photocopy services. The Hilton also has 26 meeting rooms.
The porter service and reception desk operate round the clock, seven days a week. Luggage storage facilities provided.
The hotel also operates its own Ferry/River taxi for which there is a charge.
Hotel is fully wheelchair accessible and runs an environmentally friendly policy through recycling, energy efficiency and waste management.
Other services include luggage storage, concierge desk and room service. Hotel has lifts.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: DLR Station: Westferry 0.4 miles (0.7 km), Railway Station: Limehouse 0.6 miles (1 km), Tube Station: Canary Wharf 0.6 miles (0.9 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 7 miles (11.3 km).
The Hilton London Docklands Riverside hotel is situated on the south of the River Thames opposite Canary Wharf (great views from the hotel) and perfectly placed for business in the Docklands area or in the City, and indeed for London City airport. Access from this area to the Docklands is via the Rotherhithe Tunnel. Nearest attractions include Museum of the Docklands 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Billingsgate Market 1 mile (1.6 km), O2 Area 1.5 miles (2.4 km), Bramah Museum of Tea and Coffee 1.6 miles (2.6 km), Design Museum 1.6 miles (2.6 km), Tower of London 1.8 miles (2.9 km), HMS Belfast 2 miles (3.2 km), London Dungeon 2 miles (3.2 km), Monument 2 miles (3.2 km) and Southwark cathedral 2.4 miles (3.9 km).
Shuttle: Complimentary ferry service to Canary Wharf and a connection the Thames Clippers service on the River Thames. More river bus details here
Bedroom Numbers: 365
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: noon (express check-out option)
History: Bought by Real estate investment company Aprirose for £35 million pounds in April 2017.
Sold by owners Bayside Capital (an affiliate of HIG Capital) to a Chinese investors Junson Capital in September 2016 for around £80 million pounds.
Was the Hilton London Docklands until July 2015
This hotel has averaged a score of 4 out of 5 by 8165 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4 out of 5 from 5291 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 582 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4 out of 5 from 2874 reviews)
Parking:Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs £16 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
More hotels from this chainIf you would like to stick with the Doubletree chain your nearest options are:
Doubletree By Hilton Tower Of London: is 2.0 miles (3.2 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 88% and rates start from about £119.
DoubleTree Hilton London ExCel: is 3.1 miles (5.0 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 81% and base rates begin at about £122.
Doubletree by Hilton Islington: 3.8 miles (6.1 km), rated at 82% and with rates from around £116.
Doubletree By Hilton West End: 4.0 miles (6.4 km), rated at 72% and with rates from around £188.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) . Doubletree Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Doubletree hotels.
Below average for a Doubletree hotel but still a hotel to consider. The hotel remains better rated than most London hotels and additionally ranks above the average guest rating for 4 star hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 454th from 865 London hotels, 6th of 12 Doubletree Hotels, and 206th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Hilton Docklands and not too far away (0.8 miles, 1.2 km) would be the 4 star Hilton Canary Wharf, where prices begin from around £105 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Britannia International Hotel. 0.5 miles from here (0.8 km), has been rated at 66% by past guests and has rates from around £49 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout an alternative hotel that has scores higher in guest reviews? Then the 5 Star Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square ticks many of the right boxes being 2.0 miles (3.1 km) from the DoubleTree by Hilton Docklands Riverside. The Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (265 Rotherhithe Street, SE16 postcode) that we have data for cover a 2.2 miles (3.5 km) radius. The 50 consist of 8 five star hotels (average rating 92%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 16 three star hotels (average rating 83%), 4 two star hotels (average rating 76%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 54%). Top 4 star hotels are Radisson Blu New Providence Wharf and the citizenM Tower of London (both 91%). Of these hotels the highest rated is Cheval Three Quays Tower of London (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: See how the area stacks up for low rates using base rates. We use published base rates but note these do not reflect special offers or short term discounts so remain a rough guide. We have calculated the average base rate for all the 50 nearby hotels at £106 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £35 at City View Hotel (1 Star, 54%) to a high of £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 98%). Rate averages for each star rating: Five Star average: £201, Four Star average: £100, Three Star average: £83, Two Star average: £57 and One Star average: £35.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors and we rank DoubleTree by Hilton Docklands Riverside 40th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 20th for the 21 four star hotels in the area. Compared to the nearest alternative hotels this hotel is 24th of 50 (8th of 21 four star hotels.) for base rates. Balancing the hotels rates and user rating we rank the hotel 27th of 35 when judging the balance of price point to user rating (Qbic Hotel London City was top).