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Aloft London Excel

#249 of 1,052 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence
1 Eastern Gateway, London E16 1FR, England
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

stayed here due to missing a flight. Called last min and reception was great at helping us get a room. Very modern and clean. Nice pool which helped after being stuck in London traffic on the hottest day of the year. We had our son with us who is 5. Hotel supplied a little bed with dinosaur bedsheets and kids... More 

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Croydon, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've only stayed here once but I can't wait to get back. The location is great as it's just a short hop from the ExCel and also, getting to the city from here is as simple as could you wish for. Should you wish to stay here, the facilities are excellent. The sauna, gym, swimming pool and steam room were... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very convenient hotel if you are visiting Exel centre & is also walking distance from London City airport. Love the hotel with its nice clean modern and clever designs to make the most of the space in the bedroom. A must for visiting Exel.

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Arona, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After a few days in a delightful and cozy Central London hotel, it was refreshing to stay at the Aloft London Excel to visit a trade-show. The hotel is modern, very conveniently located next to the ExCel exhibition centre and 5 minutes drive from London City Airport. The rooms are modern, full of natural light, very spacious and extremely well... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is directly by the Excel conference centre, as other reviewers have said. It is also close to London City airport, which is a positive and negative point. Positive in so far as you do not need to trek through London From Heathrow and negative as the flights take off very close to the hotel. While exciting to watch... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've stayed here a few times and even though it's a short distance from Canary Wharf, it's a greta value hotel. Super cheap, good staff, and the train into the city is quick without too much hassle. Prince Regent DLR is an easy stroll from the hotel which makes for a stress-free and easy morning and evening commute. If you're... More 

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manchester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the second time I have stayed here and it is a great hotel. It is a bit of a way out of London, but is right next to a DLR stop (use Prince Regent not Custom House otherwise you end up walking the entire length of the ExCel centre!) and trams are so regular that the extra journey... More 

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AloftLondonManager, General Manager at Aloft London Excel, responded to this review

Hello there! Thank you very much for leaving us a five-star review! It is great to read you enjoyed our hotel so much. We hope you will be back to our East London space soon. Have an easy breezy day, Martijn Mulder More 

Royston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel adjoins the Excel centre and is right by Prince Regent DLR. The surrounding docklands are still a bit of a wasteland, ripe for further development. O2 arena is accessible by the Emirates Cablecar, which can be accessed with a 10 minute walk. The hotel itself is bright and clean- quite new. It is surprising how well sound insulated... More 

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AloftLondonManager, General Manager at Aloft London Excel, responded to this review

Hello there! Thank you very much for leaving us a review here. I am happy to hear you enjoyed our soundproofed rooms. A good night's sleep is essential for a successful day! There is a lot of development here in the Docklands so do visit us again in a while to see all the cool new spaces around! Have an... More 

London, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here after business meeting If you are visiting the excel centre or city airport then it's fine but apart from those places this place is stuck in a desert really as to drive to the west end or central London it's a good drag Rooms ok but nothing special and service is just average Bar and breakfast I considered... More 

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AloftLondonManager, General Manager at Aloft London Excel, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. We are indeed ideally located for a visit to the ExCeL center and London City Airport is just a short walk away - easy breezy! Connection to London city center via public transport are about 35 minutes. If you are back in the area we hope you will come to... More 

Rockville, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 5 nights and the hotel itself is clean and comfortable, although the rooms are a bit dark. The room design is novel and come with fridge, safety box and teas/coffees. The main purpose of our stay was a conference at the Excel Centre which is just as well as getting into central London, although do-able, was still a... More 

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AloftLondonManager, General Manager at Aloft London Excel, responded to this review

Hey Kirsty, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a message. I'm glad to see you liked the hotel and our range of amenities. Our Splash pool is indeed a cool space to have a relaxing dip, great to hear you had the time to enjoy it. We hope you'll be back to us when you're in East... More 

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