Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: DLR Station: Custom House 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Tube Station: North Greenwich 1 miles (1.6 km), Railway Station: Charlton 1.5 miles (2.4 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 6 miles (9.7 km). Novotel ExCel is located alongside the Royal Victoria Dock 100 yards from the ExCel Centre (opposite the West Entrance) and close to London City Airport (1.4 miles). The hotel shares the same building as the Ibis ExCel. Built at the end of 2003 this a new generation Novotel. 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). Notable places of interest in the surrounding areas include the O2 arena (Millennium Dome) (1.2 miles), Billingsgate Fish Market (1.7 miles), Gallions Reach Shopping Centre (2 miles) and the Museum of the Docklands (2.1 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The Novotel Excel provides contemporary style accommodation. Bedroom amenities include en-suite facilities (hairdryer, bath, radio shower), Air conditioning, direct dial phone with voicemail, minibar, flat screen TV with pay movies, radio, ironing facilities, tea/coffee facilities, laptop size safety deposit box, coffee machine, iPod dock and Wi-Fi high speed internet access. The door to each guest room features a dead bolt. Room service is 24 hours.
The hotel features a spacious air-conditioned brassiere style restaurant called the Upper Deck Restaurant (open 6.00 am till midnight) and a licensed bar. Terrace dining overlooks the docks and water. Snacks are served in the chic bar area and the bar itself is open 110.00 till 01.00.
Also onsite is a fitness room with gym and sauna. There is also a Hammam.
There are 13 meeting rooms, all with natural light, and with a capacity for up to 90 delegates in the largest room. The hotel has WIFI internet access.
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 Novotel chain your closest choices would be:
Novotel London Canary Wharf: is 2.0 miles (3.3 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 89% and rates start from about £101.
Novotel Greenwich: is 2.7 miles (4.3 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 82% and base rates begin at about £82.
Novotel London Tower Bridge: 4.3 miles (7.0 km), rated at 82% and with rates from around £125.
Novotel London City South Hotel: 5.1 miles (8.2 km), rated at 83% and with rates from around £119.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 83% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Novotel Hotels across the chain average 84% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Novotel hotels.
Below average for a Novotel 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: 318th from 866 London hotels, 7th of 15 Novotel Hotels, and 130th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star Crowne Plaza London Docklands, with base rates beginning from £71 and which has an 85% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Britannia International Hotel. 2.0 miles away (3.3 km), has scored 68% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £49 (theres free WiFi too).
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 4 Star Fox Apartments could be a good choice. The Fox Apartments is only 0.1 miles (0.1 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (7 Western Gateway Royal Victoria Dock, E16 postcode) that we have data for cover a 2.9 miles (4.6 km) radius. The 50 consist of 3 five star hotels (average rating 91%), 18 four star hotels (average rating 84%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 78%), 8 two star hotels (average rating 75%) and 2 one star hotels (average rating 70%). Top 4 star hotels are Radisson Blu New Providence Wharf and the Staybridge Suites London Stratford City (both 91%). Of these hotels the highest rated is Intercontinental London O2 Arena (5 star) at 92%.
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 £81 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £34 at Ibis Hotel Barking (2 Star, 77%) to a high of £250 at Fox Apartments (4 Star, 90%). Rate averages for each star rating: Five Star average: £151, Four Star average: £94, Three Star average: £73, Two Star average: £52 and One Star average: £45.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors and we rank Novotel London Excel Hotel 20th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 11th (joint) for the 18 four star hotels in the area. Compared to the nearest alternative hotels this hotel is 45th of 50 (15th of 18 four star hotels.) for base rates. Balancing the hotels rates and user rating we rank the hotel 34th of 46 when judging the balance of price point to user rating (Ibis Hotel Barking was top).
Parking: Available onsite
Bedroom Numbers: 257