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ExCeL London

Address: Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)20 7069 5000
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Ranked #330 of 919 Attractions in London
Type: Convention Centers, Traveler Resources
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Not bad once you get there, but a real pain to get to. Dearth of restaurants nearly and avoid the ones that are. Food/drinks within the venue are VERY costly

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Poole, United Kingdom
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103 attraction reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Whilst attending the boat show for business we took the DLR to reach the Excel centre. Without exception the staff we spoke with were very helpful indeed. It is very easy to walk from the railway to Excel and the route was clearly marked. Excel is huge and offers clean toilets, cloakroom, lots of eateries and places to sit. The... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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227 reviews 227 reviews
79 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 NEW

The exhibition hall has excellent facilities we came here for the boat show great parking and plenty of it in clean car parks with easy access to the venue above it. The show itself is not as good as it was years ago and a few people commented that maybe they need to change the timing ie summer shows instead... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Not as good a venue as Earls court. A lot smaller than when I went last. Bar area Was standing only so after walking around show all day this was a minus. Everyone helpful

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mansfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We came to the Excel to view the Boat Show, it is a large area with lots of food areas. It had very good facilities including a cloak room where you could leave your bags and coats instead of carrying them around with you.

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hertfordshire
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10 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Thought this exhibition hall far superior to Olympia and Earls Court. Information desk staff very knowledgeable and helpful. Good rail journeys. Restaurants in surrounding area as well as 'quick bite' food stalls in centre. Would definately go again.

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Killyleagh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

good exhibition centre best to change at canning town from westminster and take DLR to centre were there are plenty of event staff to direct you on arrival and return plenty of toilets and caterers on site

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Good value exhibition and moving car show was a novel feature. Transport links make visiting very easy.

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London
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37 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Last Saturday I went to Excel for the Telegraph Cruise show. Excel is easily accessible via the Docklands Light Railway. Just switch from the Jubilee like at Canning Town and get on a train headed towards Beckton. You can get off at either Custom House or Prince Regent. Try to find out which side of this massive convention centre your... More 

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Kent, England
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70 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Obviously the shows vary considerably in quality and value but as a venue it has all the facilities you'd expect for shows and exhibitions. The catering facilities are what you'd expect in an airport terminal, for better or worse, the parking facilities couldn't be more convenient although expect to pay £15 for the day, but for that the car is... More 

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