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.
Discover London from our hotel
Discover all that East London has to offer from our well-connected hotel, with entertainment and activities at our doorstep. Aloft London Excel is a short distance from the magnificent Canary Wharf, as well as a short train journey from the O2 Arena and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. In as little as 20 minutes, you can be in Central London to discover the capital’s must-see attractions and venues.
re:charge(SM) gym & splash indoor pool at Aloft London Excel Hotel
Savvy travellers fit in fitness whenever it works. At Aloft London Excel, add some zip to your day —or night—at our re:charge(SM) fitness centre. Slip in at any hour thanks to easy-breezy keycard entry 24 hours a day to squeeze in those AM ab crunches or that PM power walk. Get in shape as you work out and enjoy the view over the Royal Victoria Docks!
re:charge puts the pep back in your step. We’ve got a full cardio collection: stationary bikes, treadmills, stairclimbers, and elliptical machines from Life Fitness. A stretching zone with mats gives yogis space to limber up. Or fire up your muscles with strength machines and free weights. Ready to cool down? Pop into the splash pool next door for a quick dip.
Located just off the Royal Victoria Dock, with a stunning outdoor terrace overlooking London Docklands, Docksider is a contemporary restaurant with a mission to provide you with healthy, seasonal food that is good for your body and the environment.
We proudly partner with carefully selected suppliers, bringing you the most fresh and seasonal ingredients, all locally sourced. Enjoy flavours from around the world in a relaxed setting, and only a stone's throw from the London Excel.
With several fast rail links into Central London, here at Aloft we are located close to both the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) and Elizabeth line. The DLR can take you into the East London hub of Stratford in as little as 30 minutes, with excellent links into Canary Wharf which is on the Jubilee Underground line, providing rapid transit into the heart of London. The Elizabeth line is just a 10-minute wak from the hotel, which can take you into Central London in 20 minutes and to Heathrow Airport in as little as 1 hour.
London City Airport
London City Airport (LCY) in London's Royal Docks, East London, is just 3 miles from Canary Wharf (13 minutes away), 7 miles from the City (21 minutes away), and 10 miles from London's West End. The airport offers an easy breezy and super quick transit proposition - a short and efficient check in (door to lounge) of around 20 minutes, and a speedy arrival of around 15 minutes. Serving over 45 European and domestic destinations, as well as a British Airways business class service to New York JFK, you'll have plenty of destinations to pick from! Just a 5-minute drive from Aloft London Excel, you can take advantage of our 'Park Here, Fly There Package', letting you enjoy up to 15 free days of car parking when you book a night with us!