Rooms with a view in Docklands – 4 star – London

This four star deluxe Secret Hotel offers first class relaxation facilities including an indoor pool, sauna, steam room and gym that is sure to please any guest. Other onsite facilities include a business centre, a restaurant with views of the Jamaican Sugar Docks, a Pizzeria and bar with floor to ceiling windows offering spectacular views. These rooms with a view in Docklands are furnished to a high standard as one would expect, with coffee and tea making facilities, cable television and en-suite bathroom. Let the accommodating concierge team take care of everything during your stay, whether you need room service, laundry services or help with parking.

The Museum of London Docklands uncovers the capitals history of trading, commerce and migration through the port. Exhibitions include the Sugar and Slave Gallery, a sampling office of tea and spices as well as a a short film about the Docklands at war. If you’re visiting with children, be sure to pick up an activity pack at reception, and explore the soft play area for under 5’s. The Tower of London is also located within easy reach, where you can discover more about the famous executions of Henry VIII’s wives as well as see the crown jewels up close.

If you’re planning on visiting events or performances at the Excel Exhibition Centre or the O2 Arena, this hotel is the perfect choice. The latter is not just a venue for world music tours and comedy acts, but also home to the largest 3D cinema screen in Europe. For a chilled out afternoon activity or evening, go and watch the latest movie in style with all your favourite cinema snacks from the kiosk before. The Arena also has a host of great restaurant classics, grab a pizza at Zizzi’s or a first class Argentinian steak at Gaucho.

Canary Wharf is London’s premier business district, home to the iconic St Mary’s Axe, more affectionately known as The Gherkin. If you’re keen to fit in some shopping during your stay, this is the place to go with brands such as Bobbi Brown, Bang & Olufsen and Aquascutum. The Artisan Gallery has an ever changing collection of works for sales from award winning artists and up and coming painters. You’ll find limited editions, signed prints, sculptures, and almost certainly something you’re keen to take home. For a glass of wine or sumptuous cocktail, try The Parlour in the Park Pavillion, with long tables for parties and intimate booths for couples.