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Royal Victoria Dock and Bridge

London, England
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Go swimming in the docks....

If you are staying nearby go swimming in the docks...But summer is best...there is an official swim... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
via mobile
Nice part of London with good hotels

Generally cheaper hotels in this area than central London but a nice area to stay in with lots of... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Jamie M
Yarm, United Kingdom
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17 Sep 2017
“Nice part of London with good hotels”
9 Sep 2017
“Dockland Surprise!”
London, England
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

If you are staying nearby go swimming in the docks...But summer is best...there is an official swim club anyone can join...

Thank SheepBoss
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Generally cheaper hotels in this area than central London but a nice area to stay in with lots of food & drink, local attractions and easy transport to central London. I wouldn't call the bridge itself an attraction, just a way of getting from A...More

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Royal Victoria Dock on our most recent trip to London because docklands is part of the city that is often overlooked and under explored The Royal Victoria Dock provides an interesting blend of the docklands heritage, in the form of the...More

Thank Nick and Angel S
Reviewed 1 August 2017

After doing the Great North Swim we thought we'd have a go at the London one, the docks have nice bars and restaurants dotted about, the excel is close by to use the facility's and whilst doing the swim there was plenty to watch to...More

Thank VMH0312
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Royal Victoria Dock (RVD) is a picturesque inner dock surrounded by bars, restaurants, hotels, cafes and homes. It is well maintained and offers a wide range of activities for anyone wanting to visit for a day. RVD is home to the Excel Exhibition Centre and...More

Thank ManiAuthi
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Many people visit the Excel Centre for a trade show (or perhaps attend a smaller event in the Crystal Centre) arriving and leaving on the DLR without noticing where they are. A very short walk from either will take you to the Royal Victoria Dock,...More

1  Thank MKMapman
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Not widely known, the Victoria Docs area is really pretty area that is perfect for a quiet scenic walk.

Thank valerybg
Reviewed 15 November 2015

I have really mixed feelings about this area of London. One the plus, there's an incredible sense of history. The dock is huge - as in seriously massive - and it's easy to imagine its historic glory. You can see Millennium Mills across the water...More

Thank Francesca R
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Large dock area now fully developed and containing hotels, luxury flats, restaurants, bars, and of course the Excel centre. At one end of the dock is a cable water ski course, and the Emirates cable car which travels over the River Thames to the O2...More

Thank Molesey19
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Nice to walk round few little places to eat nice and relaxing, if you want a nice cup of tea or coffee go to Cafe Marina best I have ever had and the cakes are yummy to 5 stars, the owner is lovely and welcoming.

Thank nannymag
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2 May 2017|
Response from ManiAuthi | Reviewed this property |
A taxi from Heathrow to the Sunborn will take approximately 1.5 hours depending on traffic and cost around £80. The taxi will pull up about 50 metres away from the Sunborn (across a square) and you will have to walk for that... More
23 March 2016|
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Response from valerybg | Reviewed this property |
About 20 min from central London. The closest station is Royal Victoria DLR, and it is about 2-3min walk from there