Connaught House Hotel

Known as The Fox@Connaught since 2003, this inn dates from 1881 and is a Grade II listed building. The dockside ‘Connaught Tavern’ originally opened to cater for passengers disembarking from craft berthing at the Victoria Docks. However, as passenger numbers reduced the pub found itself catering more for the dock’s labourers and became a daily congregation point for those waiting to be picked for work.

This historic building was designed and built by Victorian architects Vipers and Wagstaff and has undergone a 1/4 million pound refurbishment to the upper floors to convert to a 17 en suite bedroom hotel with room service.

The facilities available to all guests will incorporate meeting room facilities to add to the already vibrant Gastro Bar and A La Carte Restaurant on the ground floor. There is also a large patio area with gardens, a children’s play area and free parking. Our hotel, which has only been running for a short time, has gained a positive reputation for friendly staff and high customer satisfaction. Our review pages can be used as an example to show the commitment we have to provide a “home away from home” for our customers.


ExCeL London

ExCeL London (Exhibition Centre London) is an exhibitions and international convention centre in the London Borough of Newham, England. It is located on a 100-acre (0.40 km2) site on the northern quay of the Royal Victoria Dock in London Docklands, between Canary Wharf and London City Airport.

Two light rail stations serve ExCeL London. The main western entrance is directly linked to Custom House for ExCeL station and the eastern entrance is connected to Prince Regent station, which is only a 5-minute walk away from the hotel, both of which are served by the Docklands Light Railway (DLR). ExCeL London is located near London City Airport station. Since June 2012, the Emirates Air Line cable car now links ExCeL to The O2 on the Greenwich Peninsula.

London City Airport

London City Airport is an airport in east London. It is located on a former Docklands site (postcode E16 2PX) in the London Borough of Newham east of the City of London and a few kilometers distance east of Canary Wharf. These are the twin centres of London’s financial industry, which is a major user of the airport.

In 2012, London City Airport served over 3 million passengers, a 0.8% increase compared with 2011. It was the fifth busiest airport in terms of passengers and aircraft movements serving the London area after Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton and the 15th busiest in the UK.

London City airport is only ½ mile

The O2 Arena

The O2 Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in the centre of a large entertainment complex on the Greenwich Peninsula in London, England. It is named after its main sponsor, the telecommunications company, O2.

With a capacity of up to 20,000 depending on the event, it is second-largest arena in the UK and one of the largest in Europe. In 2008, The O2 Arena took the crown of the world’s busiest music arena from the Manchester Arena, a title that it had held since 2001. The closest underground station to the venue is the North Greenwich station on the Jubilee line and is only 20 minutes away from our hotel by using the Emirates Airline cable car.


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