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Aloft London Excel

One Eastern Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock · London, England E16 1FR United Kingdom

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Whether you're looking for cultural inspiration, fun and thrills, or a relaxing break, a stay at the Aloft London will never disappoint. To help you get the most out of your stay with us we have listed a few suggestions on the top things to do in London's Royal Docks.


Emirates Airline Cable Car

Enjoy breathtaking views of London from one of the best viewpoints in the city. The Emirates Airline Cable Car is just a stone's throw away from Aloft Excel London Hotel making it a convenient way to cross the River Thames. This short 10 minute journey affords travelers a 360 degree views spanning as far as the eye can see.

WakeUp Docklands

Get ready to experience Watersports with a twist. Introducing WakeUp Docklands, a wakeboarding centre set beneath the Emirate Cable Cars, only a few minutes from the hotel. Choose from traditional wakeboarding and glide across the water, or take to the air and fly over the water with the new high-powered Flyboards. For those wanting something a little more relaxing, you can with a more tranquil paddleboat.

Locked in a Room

Ever wanted to be Sherlock Holmes? Here's  your chance to play detective in this unique and immersive experience. Challenge your mind and those of your friends by discovering clues and solving puzzles to escape from you guessed it, "a locked room". Located inside the ExCel Centre, it is literally on the doorstep of Aloft Excel London.

Up At The O2

The most famous entertainment venue in the world offers an 11-screen Cineworld complex, a 12-lane bowling alley, a 2,000 capacity nightclub, 26 restaurants and bars, theatre and exhibition space, and various interactive experiences. 

Up at The O2 is a climbing adventure with 360° views over Historic Greenwich. The Olympic Park. Canary Wharf. When it's clear, you can see landmarks up to 15 miles away. Choose among a sunset, twilight or celebrate a special occasion with a celebration climb.

Meantime Brewery Tours

This one is for the adults amongst you. Taste the pride of London with a Meantime Brewery tour and discover the magic workings of beer brewing. There are a range of tour times available, and lasting approximately 2 hours, you will not taste the range of beers available; you will also walk away with top industry secret and be known as an expert of ale amongst your friends.

The Crystal

A favorite amongst families staying at this hotel near the ExCel. Known as one of the most sustainable buildings in the world, this unique and vibrant looking building offers visitors a glimpse into the future of cities. Powered by Siemens, The Crystal attracts thousands of visitors to its events each year.

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