4.5
Very Good 3162 Reviews
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What To Know

  • The bar has a great view of Canary Wharf, O2 arena and skyline
  • Bathrooms have Molton Brown toiletries
  • Executive rooms are spacious, well-appointed and have small private balconies
  • Free WiFi

Amenities

  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Overview

Location

With a stay at Sunborn London in London (Docklands), you’ll be minutes from Excel Exhibition Centre and close to O2 Arena. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Boleyn Ground Stadium and Cutty Sark.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 136 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and tablet computers. Flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Food & Drink

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel’s 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and an elevator (lift). This hotel has 3 meeting rooms available for events.

How to Get There

Sunborn London
Royal Victoria Dock
London, E16 1XL United Kingdom

Reviews

4.5 Very Good 3162 Reviews
3rd Visit - Still great Value
Reviewed 1 day ago

This was our 3rd stay and it didn't disappoint, yes its a little distance to the centre attractions, however its half the price of pretty much every other hotel in its class. Great views onto the river, nice big comfortable rooms, loads of nice little bars and restaurants locally, ideal for the 02 and cable cars, and only a £15 uber to covent garden etc... We're back next week for our 4th visit!

A little treat
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a lovely night on here for OH birthday surprise. Arrived at the reception and was greeted by several staff checking people in. A smooth check-in only taking a couple of minutes. A quick explanation of where everything was on the boat and we went off to find our cabin. The whole place was clean and shiny. I wouldnt fancy the job of polishing the brass deckheads. The cabin was a perfect size for 3 of us. A large king bed and a sofa bed which was already made up. We were located riverside and had.a small balcony. The room was clean with everything you need. Coffee machine, hairdryer, iron and ironing board and even extra blankets. We decided to go to the bar to see if the reviews I had read previous were true. Sad to say they are. We waited 35 minutes from ordering to our drinks arriving. People who were coming in after us were getting served before us. Hence we only had one. We ate off the boat that night. It was quite a hot night but thankfully we had air conditioning. We decided to go up for breakfast at 8.30. We arrived at just the right time because it started to fill up quite quickly after that. We were sat at a table at the large panoramic window and had a great view. The choice for breakfast was great. Cooked, continental it was all there. Check out was swift too.
I was disappointed with a lack of nautical themed accessories apart from the odd picture it doesn't distinguish from a hotel on land.
Just for a heads up they do take £40 from a credit/debit card so if you use the bar it can automatically be taken off of that. We didn't use it as.we paid cash at the bar and so when we checked out it was reimbursed back to the card.
All in all we had a great night and would use it again.

Lovely backdrop
Reviewed 2 days ago

My friends and I visited the yaucht for afternoon tea. As it was a lovely day we requested a table outside to appreciate the wonderful view. Had the weather not been so good we would of been disappointed with the dining area. It generally looked very tired and the carpets looked dirty and unfitted for such a so called luxury experience. The afternoon tea was ok but have had better for the same price. The staff were very attentive and accommodating. The Sunborn is an impressive vessel from the outside and we were glad that we had the afternoon experience. That said if we had sat inside it would have been a difference story, definately in need of a makeover. However, we enjoyed our stay and have done it the once on a glorious day weather wise. Would we go again, probably not.

Fantastic value, high quality
Reviewed 2 days ago

Sunborn is a hidden gem. Great accommodation, large rooms, and the wow factor of being aboard a ship. And only 20 mins from central London. I would thoroughly recommend Sunborn for business and leisure trips.

A wonderful luxury yacht hotel experience in Docklands!
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I booked a Saturday night on Sunborn and it was a great experience from start to finish!

For something completely different and with a real touch of luxury this purpose build floating hotel takes some beating.

The reception, dining rooms and bars were all of an excellent standard with welcoming and friendly excellent staff.

Our cabin (Yacht Classic Riverroom) was a decent size, well appointed and comfortable bed.

The inclusive breakfast was of the highest quality with no corners cut in terms of the products used.

A definite re-booking is on the cards.