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Holiday Inn Express London - ExCeL

3-star3 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Beach nearby
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free WiFi
1018 Dockside Road, London, England, E16 2FQ, United Kingdom

3-star hotel with restaurant, near Excel Exhibition Centre
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
    • Beach nearby
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • Free WiFi
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  • Hotel is exceptional. Rooms were incredibly clean and comfortable. by far the most…Aug 7, 2020
  • Really friendly staffAug 3, 2020

Holiday Inn Express London - ExCeL

from £47
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll-In Shower)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room
  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking (2 PERSON)

What’s around Holiday Inn Express London - ExCeL


  • In Docklands
  • Excel Exhibition Centre - 10-min walk
  • Emirates Aviation Experience - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • O2 Arena - 5.3 mi / 8.6 km
  • Westfield Stratford City - 5.9 mi / 9.5 km
  • St. Paul's Cathedral - 7.8 mi / 12.5 km
  • London Eye - 8.9 mi / 14.3 km
  • The British Museum - 9.2 mi / 14.9 km

Getting around

  • London (LCY-London City) 3-min drive
  • London (LHR-Heathrow) 75-min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) 67-min drive
  • London West Ham Station 7-min drive
  • London Barking Station 7-min drive
  • Ilford Station 8-min drive
  • Royal Albert Station 2-min walk
  • Prince Regent Station 10-min walk
  • Beckton Park Station 11-min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 204 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-11:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms 3
  • Conference space size (feet) - 431
  • Conference space size (meters) - 40
  • Conference centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Year Built – 2015
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Holiday Inn Express London - ExCeL’s small print

Also known as

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The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Clean Promise (IHG) guidelines.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates).

Optional extras

Self-parking costs GBP 16 per night

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 20.0 per night

Cots/Infant beds are available for GBP 10.0 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Holiday Inn Express London - ExCeL

  • Does Holiday Inn Express London - ExCeL offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Holiday Inn Express London - ExCeL does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Holiday Inn Express London - ExCeL?
    Yes. Self-parking costs GBP 16 per night.
  • Are pets allowed at Holiday Inn Express London - ExCeL?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Holiday Inn Express London - ExCeL?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 11:00 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Holiday Inn Express London - ExCeL?
    Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Caffe Nero (1.3 mi), Panopolis (1.3 mi) and Caffe Fratelli (1.3 mi).
  • What is there to do near Holiday Inn Express London - ExCeL?
    Recommended spots to visit include Excel Exhibition Centre (10-min walk) and Emirates Aviation Experience (3 mi), along with O2 Arena (5.3 mi) and Westfield Stratford City (5.9 mi).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 686 reviews

Very good 8.0
Ecellent service from a member of staff
i use the Holiday Inn Express chain a lot and i find them as comfortable as any 4* Hotel. The breakfasts are excellent, with plenty of choice, but on this occasion due to the corona virus pandemic i was given a brown paper bag with a selection of plenty of cold buffet type food including cereal and fruit juice. This is with NO fault of the hotel chain, they were doing their best under the current circumstances. The most pleasing thing was from a female member of staff call Paula who went out of her way to spend time with me to explain the best place to shop for items i wanted for my sons new apartment and she even printed out the route to two areas to retail Parks. Excellent service from Paula. ((A true east endear lass)
anthony, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Was lovely
Paul, gb3 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Another good stay
Had booked a queen bed room but was given a double bed room (103). Dinner prices could be a bit lower but the meals are very nice love the fish and chips (chips have changed though) and the steak and ale pie is delicious.
Douglas, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
0 2 Visit.
Super friendly staff. Comfortable room. Just one thing could do with a small table between the beds. Will definitely stay here again.
Raymond, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Good stay
Nice clean pleasant room. Good breakfast. Very friendly staff, especially Roxanne on reception. Good location for Excel, London City Airport etc but still nice & quiet.
Tracey, gb1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely staff..couldn't do enough.
Good clean safe and comfortable.
Nigel, gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Andrew, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Right location, nice stay
Easy to find, plenty of parking spaces. Warm friendly greeting at reception. Good location and excellent price for my stay. Breakfast was good but not sure about the Cumberland sausages,, more like cheapy porkies.. not a good advert to their foreign guests.. Room was comfortable but wifi on the third floor didn't work properly. Had a fish and chip dinner and thoroughly enjoyed it..
Douglas, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Overall great stay
Generally an excellent stay here on this hotel. As expected to an express hotel, as we dont require room service. Breakfast great but can get busy late morning. Room just right space and bed still in great condition. Very clean rooms. Just an added extra payment for parking which is a downside
Nilo, gb1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Recent stay 2/3 Jan ‘20
Great location. Restaurant food was quite pricey in my view, some cheaper smaller options (toasted sandwiches etc, lighter bites) would have been good. Room was nice, only issue was the ventilation which I turned off in the night as it was loud, needs better isolation. I had requested a rollaway bed, but the room would never have been big enough for it, so i assume either we weren’t put in a room suitable because there weren’t any, or it just got missed. We were only staying one night so didn’t ask anymore about it. Breakfast was suitable for all ages There is on site parking, but I couldn’t see mention of it on the website so made my own arrangements across the road using JustPark. Worth calling the hotel direct beforehand to enquire about booking if you want to be at the hotel (it’s a 30 second walk from the car park I used so hardly an issue)
James, gb1 night family trip

Holiday Inn Express London - ExCeL

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