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Apex City of London Hotel
Ranked #82 of 1,063 Hotels in London
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“Great hotel, location and service”
Reviewed 4 February 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

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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 February 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, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 February 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, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 February 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, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 January 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, travelled on business
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Reviewed 29 January 2014

I recently stayed in the Apex City for one night bed and breakfast and ended up having a gorgeous 3 course dinner aswell! The food is presented beautifully and tastes just as good and the menu has a great choice. The ccontinental breakfast selection sets you up for the day and was served past 9am which is always a bonus, just in case you are in need of a long lie! The rooms are clean, bright and spacious and the Elymis products in the bathroom were a nice surprise - can't beat a bit of luxury! What I was most surprised with was what a great nights sleep I had considering we were in such a busy part of London. I am used to constant traffic and the sound of sirens but to my delight I couldn't hear a thing! To top it all off the staff are friendly, approachable and attentive. You definitely get your moneys worth at this hotel, 10/10 for a fine 4 star hotel. What a find!

  • Stayed January 2014
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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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Reviewed 29 January 2014

hotel met all expectations, clean, spacious, comfortable bed, turndown service, clean fitness center, ideal location, friendly and helpful staff. We were there on business and this was an excellent choice.
I was especially thankful for the guest services offered by Joseph Opoku. His kindness and his sweet, sincere spirit to help was received and appreciated. He went out of his way on several occasions to arrange and assist us in making our touring plans. He was always gracious and warm in his greetings, never failing to recognize the presence of people around him.
I read a quote recently: "People will forget what you said, …forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."-Maya Angelou
I have felt the blessings of having crossed paths with this employee Joseph, who took extra time and extra care in helping others.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
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Property: Apex City of London Hotel
Address: 1 Seething Lane, London EC3N 4AX, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > London > City of London
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre 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
#76 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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