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Stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton ExCel for a chic and modern experience on the picturesque Royal Victoria Dock. Just a 5-minute drive from London Airport, this hotel offers contemporary rooms, free high-speed wifi, delicious meals at the Salt Port restaurant and a fitness center. Find out more about this 4-star London City airport hotel below...

Modern and contemporary. Right on the dock. Just 5 minutes from the airport.

Getting to the airport

It's less than a 20-minute walk to the airport. Also, it's around a 5-minute drive or a 5-minute bus from Prince Regent bus station.

Check in from 3pm and check out by 12 noon.


Overnight parking at the hotel costs £12.

Or, if you need parking while you're away, search for a hotel with parking instead.


The rooms are modern and contemporary with plenty of space.

Rooms include:

  • TV
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Soundproof windows
  • Safe


Free high-speed wifi is available throughout the hotel, including the rooms.


Hotel accessibility includes:

  • Ramp access
  • Accessible entrances to public areas
  • Accessible parking
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Large print menus
  • Induction loop system

  • Evacuation chair
  • Visual and vibrating alarms
  • Service animals welcome

The hotel has 15 accessible rooms available. If you need one, you can request it when you book.

Accessible rooms include:

  • Wider doorways with automatic opening
  • Grab bars
  • Lowered handles and switches
  • Inflatable chair to assist getting in and out of the bath
  • Blue Badge spaces are available at the Official Airport car park on a first come first served basis. You'll need to show your badge and have your ticket validated at the airport information desk on your way back.


    The Salt Port restaurant overlooks the Royal Victoria Dock, with some lovely views enhanced by the panoramic, floor-to-ceiling windows.

    The restaurant takes advantage of the dock's meat curing heritage by offering a selection of hearty grills and fish dishes, all sourced locally from the southern counties. There's a selection of vegetarian options too and a kids' menu.

    Dinner is served in the restaurant from 6.30pm to 9.30pm every day.


    Bidder & Co is a spacious lounge and bar area offering plenty of seating, drinks and more casual dining.

    Here you can expect burgers, pizzas and fried chicken, along with cocktails, mocktails, crafts beers and ciders.

    Bidder & Co is open from 9am to midnight every day.


    Breakfast is served in the Salt Port from 6.30am to 11am every day.

    It's a buffet of hot full English items as well as some continental options too.

    Breakfast is £17.50 per person, although children under 5 eat breakfast for free.

    Things to do

    The hotel has a fitness centre with cardio machines and free weights, which guests can use for free.

    Doubletree by Hilton Excel address

    2 Festoon Waybr]Royal Victoria Dock
    E16 1RH

    Doubletree by Hilton Excel Additional Information

    Star rating
    Address2 Festoon Waybr]Royal Victoria Dock
    E16 1RH
    Disabled facilitiesHotel accessibility includes ramp access; accessible entrances to public areas; accessible parking; lifts to all floors; large print menus; induction loop system; evacuation chair; visual and vibrating alarms; service animals welcome.

    The hotel has 15 accessible rooms available. Accessible rooms include wider doorways with automatic opening; grab bars; lowered handles and switches; inflatable chair to assist getting in and out of the bath.
    Room service
    Swimming pool
    All rooms non-smoking
    En-suite bathroom
    Phone in room
    Satellite TV

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