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London City Airport is situated in the London Borough of Newham, in the historic Royal Docks area just six miles east of the capital. As well as having access to the airport’s excellent hotel accommodation, travellers passing through the airport can get quickly into London to see the sights and stay at iconic hotels. Whether you’re heading for the Savoy or one of the area’s homely guesthouses, there is an option for everyone.
Travellers can choose from a range of accommodation in the airport complex. The large hotel chains offer excellent rooms and suites, alongside facilities such as conference centres for business guests, and that all-important fast WiFi. In the area around the airport you’ll find traditional guesthouses. These are usually family-run and offer everything from half-board to full accommodation, depending on your needs. Many of the bed & breakfasts near the airport also offer traditional home cooking and excellent rates.
As London City Airport is within such easy reach of the capital, travellers should take the opportunity to head into the great city itself and experience world-class entertainment, art and culture. The theatres of the West End are all just a short walk from the Savoy Hotel, while attractions such as Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square are practically on your doorstep.
Whether you’re staying at a B&B on the outskirts of London, one of the excellent hotels next to the airport or enjoying the delights of a spa in the city centre, London City Airport is a hub for exploring the whole region. After exhausting the possibilities of London itself (which may take a lifetime!), why not travel further afield and take a trip to Hampton Court Palace, or one of the many other stately homes and castles in the area? The towns and villages on the outskirts of the city all have great accommodation options, too, where you can enjoy traditional hospitality.
The restaurants in the airport and its immediate vicinity serve up delicious cuisine, often sourced from local farms and arriving fresh at the table. Seasonal food is a specialty in the south east, and you’ll find that, even in smaller B&Bs close to the airport, the cuisine is first rate. After dining, hop on a train or take a cab to the West End to catch a show. It’s easy to travel from a hotel on the outskirts of London or at the airport to any one of the numerous attractions or dining venues. Renowned for its food and drinks scene, London’s hotels also have excellent culinary reputations, ensuring that whatever you’re served is of the very best quality.
You can also book a hotel in Heathrow if you want to consider more flight options.