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Arbor City Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Situated a minutes’ walk from Aldgate East Tube Station and on the gateway to Brick Lane, one of London’s foremost tourist attractions, City Hotel London is ideal for those people on a business trip and for those on a City break. The West End for its theatres and shopping is only ten minutes by tube to the west and the Olympic Stadium, including the fabulous Westfield Shopping Centre, is ten minutes to the east. We are within a short stroll to Spitalfields, famed for its great shopping and eateries, as well as The Whitechapel Art Gallery, The Tower of London and the East End’s famous street markets. The hotel offers a full English breakfast, noted for providing the best English sausages we can find. 24 hour room service is available and the Lane Bar and Restaurant is a great place to eat, drink and relax. Our rooms can sleep up to five adults and two children and are all en suite with great showers, flat screen TV and in-room safes. We also have car parking if required.Conference and banqueting facilities are also available at great prices and we can arrange for pick ups from all London Airports and Railway Stations.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Grade: 100 out of 100
271Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
39Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
Whether you're here for its dynamic street life, world class galleries or famed curry houses, you're bound to be wowed by the uniquely cosmopolitan flavor of Whitechapel. Long gone are the days when Jack the Ripper stalked its streets. And despite his mysterious legacy bringing throngs of curiosity driven tour groups to its back alleys and otherwise serene garden squares, these days you're more likely to catch a cutting edge fashionista scurrying through its age old lanes than criminals of any sort.
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Stayed here without much expectation but was really impressed with how good it was. Rooms are a good size and comfortable. Breakfast had a good choice and quick service. Good cocktails in the bar! Staff were all very friendly and I was able to store my bags until later. The
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Decent location just 2 min walk from Aldgate East Underground, would have enjoyed if the rooms were any big. But all utilities packed in a small pad is sonething which still amazes me. The road outside is also closed for some work which is snywsys hassle.
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Pleasantly surprised at this gem of a hotel tucked away in Osbourne Street tower hamlets Ideal location tube station 2 minutes walk away close to theatres lovely cafes & restaraunts a stones throw away, tbh the hotel restaurant served tasty food at a very good price although
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Response from PatrykGurtler, Reception Manager at Arbor City Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Jooney216, thank you for your glowing review of Arbor City. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your experience! We look forward to welcoming you again soon.
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The Arbor City Hotel is unassuming from the outside but a real gem on the inside. Stylish, modern and chic, the bedrooms are spacious and well appointed with plenty of room to relax and work. Everything about this hotel demonstrates attention to detail by staff. All the rooms
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Response from PatrykGurtler, Reception Manager at Arbor City Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear krism567, Thank you for your review of Arbor City. It is great to hear that you had a fantastic stay at our hotel! We hope to welcome you again in the future!
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Stayed the night in London, as I often need to for work, and tried the Arbor for the first time. Convenient location, if the not the prettiest location, and a really good room. Decent sized, clean and comfortable with everything you need (kettle - with proper sized mugs! -
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Response from PatrykGurtler, Reception Manager at Arbor City Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear 359nicolat Thank you for your review, we appreciate your feedback. Great to hear that you had a good stay and enjoyed the room and city view too. We hope to welcome you back again soon!
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Can you provide a travel cot?
Hi, yes indeed we can. Please just contact reception direct and they can organise that for you. Thanks
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Hi, you may already have called the hotel, but there are 18 rooms which are specifically disabled access, all equipped with bath tubs, the remainder of the rooms have walk in showers. Hope that helps. If you need any further assistance please call reception, they will be able to help. Regards, Andrew
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Previous answer is correct but it does involve changing tubes 3 times to reach it. Covent Garden tube stop is off the Piccadilly line. Changing lines can involve lots of walking if that is problem and Covent garden is you primary destination maybe a hotel off the Piccadilly line would be better.
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Gym is quite good i stayed there for over 2 weeks. You can do your regular fitness workouts.
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"For best views, choose floor 6 if you can"
"Ask not to be placed on the 6th floor to avoid pokey attic rooms"
"Ask for water and lights that work..."
"ask for room on upper floor"
"Nice view of the London skyline from upper rooms."
US$118 - US$258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
city hotel london
City Hotel
United KingdomEnglandLondonEast End / East LondonWhitechapel
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