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Apex City of London Hotel
Ranked #77 of 1,067 Hotels in London
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Western Ireland, Ireland
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84 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“Very Clean, Lovely Staff, Nice Stay...”
Reviewed February 4, 2014

Stayed here with my partner just before Christmas for the second time, the service and cleanliness was as good as the first however, quite disappointed with the food. It was gorgeous on first stay last September but rather disappointing (and expensive for what was served) this time. Breakfast (Continental) was just fab, no need for a full English with so much on choice. Will definitely return.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

We went to the hotel to celebrate our recent wedding anniversary and to visit our son who lives in London.
Location is great if you don't need to be in the centre of the city and don't mind travelling into the heart of the city. Saying that there is still plenty of places to eat with in walking distance either side of the river.

As it was our anniversary we were upgraded to a deluxe room with a large balcony and a view of tower bridge. Along with the complimentary bottle of Prosseco what better start to a weekend away.

The room was clean and well equipped and all guests get complimentary Wi-Fi which I think is an essential.
We tried to use Guest services to book a nearby restaurant but it was closed. However they suggested that we could walk over to the other side of the river and we were not disappointed by their recommendation.
This is a great priced hotel with a good location

Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 4, 2014

We stayed here for a weekend in January. Absolutely beautiful room, clean and lovely accessories (Elemis bath products). Very handy to have a fridge in the room too.

Amazing view of Tower Bridge out on the balcony.
Very comfy large beds.

Great shower and separate bath.

Room service excelled. Lovely food and prompt service.
Breakfast was also very good - lots on offer. Very tasty cooked breakfast.

Easy walk to most places with Tower Hill tube station a very short walk away. Reception organised a taxi for us which came as scheduled.

Gym looked well equipped - but did not use

Could not fault the hotel. Will stay here again on our next trip to London

Room Tip: top floor. upgrade to balcony room with lovely view
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Kent, UK
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Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

We visited the hotel for my birthday weekend. It is in the City of London and the whole area is fairly quiet at the weekend, so if you are after nightlife this may not be the best hotel for you. The hotel itself is well suituated, only a few minutes walk from Fenchurch street station and Tower Hill tube station. We were given a free upgrade to a deluxe room when we checked in, which was spacious and very comfortable. Service was excellent throughout our stay and the atmosphere fairly relaxed. Breakfast was good, but fairly steep in price, luckily ours was included in our room rate.

Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Newbridge, Ireland
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Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

We stayed one night in a delux room with a balcony.
Beds are large and comfortable. Elemis toiletries provided and very appreciated! Bose sound system and ipod dock there for use also.
Only a two minute walk from Tower Hill Tube station. The area is very quiet so you do need to get the tube into the centre of town for dinner/going out but nice to come back to a good sleep in a quiet area.

Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2014

Spent a one night stay at this lovely hotel. Very close to major attractions and stations for getting around. Hotel staff were very professional. We sent a message to the hotel letting them know the reason for our stay was a special occasion and they upgraded our room, left a bottle of bubbly on ice in our room and hand wrote a note wishing us a special stay with them. Lovely toiletries provided, plus dressing gowns and slippers. Bed was so comfortable. Breakfast was excellent. We plan to stay there again.

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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2014

The hotel is excellently located near Tower Bridge, although it does not have views of the bridge itself. The rooms are modern and well decorated, as is all of the hotel. All conveniences are provided depending on room type - I stayed in a deluxe room and had a large TV, Bose sound system, ipod dock and speakers (for an iphone 5), as well as complementary items (Elemis toiletries, Pringles, jelly beans, etc).

Room service was prompt and good value for money (albeit a little cold on arrival, which is common with room service). Highly recommended!

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
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Property: Apex City of London Hotel
Address: 1 Seething Lane, London EC3N 4AX, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > City of London
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#53 Romantic Hotel in London
#62 Family Hotel in London
#72 Luxury Hotel in London
#84 Business Hotel in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Apex City of London Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 209
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Apex City of London Hotel provides memorable stays in the heart of London. It’s known for its friendly and warm welcome from check-in right through to check-out. You’ll be well looked after during your stay with a team on hand to answer all of your questions and help plan your visit. The hotel is located in central London, close to Tower Bridge, and is just a 30-minute trip on the DLR from London City Airport. The natural light that filters through floor-to-ceiling windows in the contemporary restaurant, lounge and bar area makes this hotel a great place to meet, eat or relax. Each bedroom features a 40” LCD TV with Sky channels and complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi for all of your personal devices. You’ll also get complimentary Elemis toiletries and a hair dryer in your room meaning you can travel light. The hotel has three meeting rooms available and a Technogym featuring cardio and weights equipment making it perfect for business stays away from home. ... more   less 
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