Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: DLR Station: Custom House 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Tube Station: North Greenwich 1 miles (1.5 km), Railway Station: Charlton 1.5 miles (2.4 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 6.1 miles (9.8 km). Ibis London Docklands ExCel is a purpose built hotel that opened in 2004. Located alongside the Royal Victoria Dock 150 metres from the ExCel Centre (West entrance), close to London City Airport and shares the same building as the Novotel ExCel. Within a few minutes by road from Docklands/Canary Wharf this area gives access to east London as well as into the City of London itself via the dual carriageway that runs right through the Docklands towards Tower Bridge (Aspen Way, A1261). The DLR network that runs throughout the Docklands area gives access to the O2 Arena (Millennium Dome) within 2 stops.
Hotel in Detail:The Ibis Docklands Excel is a modern built contemporary style budget hotel.
Room facilities at the Ibis London Docklands ExCel Hotel include free wireless internet connection, climate control/air cooling, direct dial telephone, tea/coffee making facilities, radio Am/fm alarm clock, safety bar in shower, satellite TV and shower. Fifteen bedrooms are adapted for handicap accessibility. All bedrooms at the hotel are no-smoking. Rooms hav RJ 11 and RJ 45 telecommunications sockets.
The hotel has its own restaurant 'The Café and a full range of services available around the clock. Breakfast served from 4:00 am to 12:00 noon, Dinner served from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. There is also a fully licensed bar serving a range of drinks and and showing Sky Sports on its TV screen. Additionally there is a 24 hours welcome and snack area.
WiFi internet connection in the hotels public spaces and bedrooms and is free. Reception manned 24/7. Lift/elevator within the hotel and safety deposit box facilities at front desk. The Ibis hotel offers luggage storage services. Public areas are air-conditioned.
Directions: From the hotel, take A13 and then A117, follow the road signs to reach London City Airport. From central London (from Aldgate) : take A13 and follow the signs for London City Airport/Excel centre. From Tower Bridge take A1203 to 1261 (Aspen Way/Lower Le a Crossing) via Limehouse Tunnel and follow signs for Excel Centre. From London City Airport, take A112 west and then the A1020 "North Woolwich Road" and follow signs for Excel exhibition centre.
Parking: not onsite. Nearby car park (charge)
Bedroom Numbers: 278
Check-in: 12.00 noon
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £16 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 Ibis chain your closest choices would be:
Ibis Gatwick Airport Hotel: is 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 81% and rates start from about £42.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 81% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 2 star hotels is 69%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Ibis Hotels across the chain average 78% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Ibis hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 355th from 841 London hotels, 3rd of 17 Ibis Hotels, and 4th of 71 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (2.5 miles, 4.0 km) would be the 2 star Ibis Hotel Stratford, where rates start from £59 and which has a 78% guest satisfaction rating.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Newham Hotel. 2.7 miles away (4.4 km), has been rated at 62% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £40 (theres free WiFi too).
Prefer something with a higher guest rating? Then the 4 Star Sunborn London may be one too look at. The Sunborn London is only 0.4 miles (0.6 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (9 Western Gateway, E16 postcode) which we list extend for a 2.9 miles (4.6 km) radius. Consisting of 3 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 17 four star hotels (average rating 84%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 77%), 8 two star hotels (average rating 73%) and 3 one star hotels (average rating 61%). Top 2 star hotel is Ibis Docklands Excel (this hotel) at 81%. Of the 50 local hotels top rated is Staybridge Suites London Stratford City (4 star) at 94%.
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £85 per night. Starting from £30 at City View Hotel (1 Star, 55%) with top rates of £400 at Fox Apartments (4 Star, 80%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £162, Four Star average: £112, Three Star average: £73, Two Star average: £47 and One Star average: £41.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked Ibis Docklands Excel 24th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 1st for the 8 two star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 6th of 50 (4th of 8 two star hotels.). We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotel ranks 2nd of 48 for pure value for money (Intercontinental London O2 Arena was top).