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Arbor City Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Stayed here two nights for some days in London, and wow, we sure did love it. This hotel is a quirky gem with a good location. The room was big and modern. Wifi was good, the shower was amazing. Could stand there for hours. When we arrived the room was insanely warm but the a/c made it cool down quick....

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West Midlands
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very long weekend was planned and this hotel was booked in anticipation. We were not let down. Very cool place, great staff and very nice rooms. I had asked on booking if there were "quiet" rooms - this is central London after all - and we were put into just such a one, so 10/10. A lovely continental selection...

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Lund, Sweden
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The location is perfect, just around the corner from Aldgate East tube station and buses. The hotel is modern with the usual mod cons. In my first room, a single, the A/C was not working at all, so the toom was hot and stuffy. Luckily it had two windows that let in some air. After two nights with little sleep...

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Thank Eva E
Manchester, UK
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location at the bottom of Brick Lane nr Aldgate East station. The prices on the website represent great value - you get a nicely decorated, decent-sized bedroom and a nice bathroom with a decent shower. Loads and loads of places to eat within a few minutes' walk - Brick Lane is famous for curries but there's also a good...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself, my husband, my sister & her girlfriend stayed here in April. The hotel is fabulous and really modern. Staff were very helpful and genuine. The rooms were amazing and a really spacious for a city Hotel. Nespresso coffee machine and mini fridge was a great touch. Our view of the city scape including the Gherkin was breathtaking. We ate...

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Thank Elaine R
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great! Lovely location, amenities, price, and staff. Brick lane is a unique part of London but can access everything giving its central location with easy access to the Underground. Depending on the day of the week, the area can actually be fairly quiet or bustling. Great food at Efes next door. We will be back!

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Joseph A, Group General Manager at Arbor City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kinsky17 Thank you for the lovely review. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and thank you for sharing your experience. I hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back very soon. Best wishes Joseph

Vadodara, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, organised, comfortable and clean rooms. Great view of Skyscrapers, especially during the night when skyscrapers are shining with the lights! Staff was very helpful and supportive. Public transportation easily available, 5 min walk from Aldgate East station!

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Joseph A, Group General Manager at Arbor City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear UshanArya Thank you for your lovely review. I was delighted to read that you found our staff helpful, our location close to public transport links ideal and that you found your room, with great views of the city skyline, clean and comfortable. I hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. Best wishes...

Modena, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was well organized, comfortable, clean and with a view of skyline of the City. In the night the view of skyscrapers is something of "magic". The staff of the Hotel has a professional approach and is customer oriented. Algate East underground station is very near.

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Joseph A, Area General Manager at Arbor City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Franc046 Thank you for your lovely review. I was delighted to read that you found our staff friendly and professional, your room comfortable and yes I agree that the view of the city at night is "magical". I hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Arbor City on your next visit to London. Best...

Saint Charles, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very surprised how updated and good sized lobby and room was. Price was right. Aldgate East underground station literally around the corner and at the end of the famous Brick Lane (Shoreditch shops/restaurants /nightlife). Staff is helpful and friendly. Excellent beginning to our view of city life.

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Joseph A, Group General Manager at Arbor City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear runnergirl080 Thank you for the lovely review. I was delighted to read that your stay at Arbor City exceeded your expectations. I hope that e will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the hotel in the future. Best wishes Joseph

Gloucester England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in time is at 2 pm we arrived early. The reception staff were very polite and kindly took our bags while we waited for our room to be ready. We stayed in a Club Double Room number 201. First impressions were ‘oh this is small’ but actually it was perfect for our stay. The access to our room was...

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Joseph A, Group General Manager at Arbor City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carolemorganslater Thank you for the lovely Review. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and thank you for sharing your experience in a detailed review, which I am sure will assist other travellers who are looking for accommodation in London. I hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back on...

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Whitechapel
Whether you're here for its dynamic street life, world class galleries or famed curry houses, you're bound to be wowed by the uniquely cosmopolitan flavor of Whitechapel. Long gone are the days when Jack the Ripper stalked its streets. And despite his mysterious legacy bringing throngs of curiosity driven tour groups to its back alleys and otherwise serene garden squares, these days you're more likely to catch a cutting edge fashionista scurrying through its age old lanes than criminals of any sort.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated a minutes’ walk from Aldgate East Tube Station and on the gateway to Brick Lane, one of London’s foremost tourist attractions, City Hotel London is ideal for those people on a business trip and for those on a City break. The West End for its theatres and shopping is only ten minutes by tube to the west and the Olympic Stadium, including the fabulous Westfield Shopping Centre, is ten minutes to the east. We are within a short stroll to Spitalfields, famed for its great shopping and eateries, as well as The Whitechapel Art Gallery, The Tower of London and the East End’s famous street markets. The hotel offers a full English breakfast, noted for providing the best English sausages we can find. 24 hour room service is available and the Lane Bar and Restaurant is a great place to eat, drink and relax. Our rooms can sleep up to five adults and two children and are all en suite with great showers, flat screen TV and in-room safes. We also have car parking if required.Conference and banqueting facilities are also available at great prices and we can arrange for pick ups from all London Airports and Railway Stations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arbor City Hotel

Address: 12-20 Osborn Street, London E1 6TE, England (Formerly City Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Whitechapel , East End / East London
Price Range: $215 - $750 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Arbor City Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 110
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“Go higher and ask for quieter room”
chateau57, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“The room on the Street side with a look on sky line of the skyscapers of the City”
Franc046, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Higher floor at the back”
Mrs_Jones253, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back may be quieter.”
tjz1100, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Take a high floor to get a view and avoid some of the noise”
British_expat, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
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