Stay at a London Docklands Hotel

A Waterfront Destination

Sunborn London, a 4-star yacht hotel, is permanently moored in the London Docklands and is situated on the waterfront at the western end of the prestigious Royal Victoria Dock. This waterfront London hotel is near London’s Canary Wharf and is a short distance from the main entrance of ExCeL London, the city’s largest exhibition center. The O2 Arena, Olympic Park, Siemens Crystal and Emirates Air Line (cable car) are also nearby.

Sunborn London is 6 kilometers west of London’s city center; 1.6 kilometers from London City Airport; 75 kilometers from London Gatwick Airport; and 37 kilometers from London Heathrow Airport. Underground transportation is within 650 meters from the London Docklands hotel.

London’s sites and attractions are all within 14 kilometers of the hotel, including Westfield Shopping Center; Royal Borough of Greenwich; Tower of London; Oxford Street; St. Pancras International Station; Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park; Arsenal Emirates Stadium; Charlton Athletic Football Stadium; London Eye; Buckingham Palace; Bishopsgate; Liverpool Street; and London Bridge.

Companies near our hotel at London Docklands include J.P. Morgan Chase; Swiss Re; HSBC Headquarters; Barclay’s Capital; KPMG LLP; Bank of America; Credit Suisse; Morgan Stanley; Citigroup; Clifford Change; Infosys; Texaco; State Street; and Thomson Reuters.

Must-See Attractions

British Museum

The world famous British Museum exhibits the works of man from prehistoric to modern times, from around the world. Highlights include the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures and the mummies in the Ancient Egypt collection. Entry is free, however special exhibitions require tickets.

Tate Modern

Sitting grandly on the banks of the Thames River is Tate Modern, Britain's national museum of modern and contemporary art. Its unique shape is due to the fact that it was previously a power station. Tate Modern features exhibitions by top artists, from Damien Hirst to Gauguin. The gallery's restaurants offer fabulous views across the city. Entry is free.

National Gallery

The crowning glory of Trafalgar Square, London's National Gallery, is a vast space filled with Western European paintings from the 13th to the 19th centuries. This iconic art gallery features works by masters such as Van Gogh, da Vinci, Botticelli, Constable, Renoir, Titian and Stubbs. Entry is free.

Natural History Museum

As well as the permanent (and permanently fascinating!) dinosaur exhibition, the Natural History Museum boasts a collection of the biggest, tallest and rarest animals in the world. On display are a life-sized blue whale, a 40-million-year-old spider, and the beautiful Central Hall. Entry is free, however special exhibitions require a ticket purchase.

London Eye

The EDF Energy London Eye is a major feature of London's skyline. It boasts some of London's best views from its 32 capsules, which each weigh 10 tons and hold up to 25 people. It offers a breathtaking experience, with an unforgettable perspective of more than 55 of London's most famous landmarks – all in just 30 minutes!

Victoria & Albert Einstein

The V&A celebrates art and design with 3,000 years' worth of amazing artifacts from around the world. It holds a treasure trove of interesting items, including furniture, paintings, sculpture, metalwork, textiles and many more. Entry is free, however special exhibitions require a ticket purchase.

Science Museum

From the future of space travel to asking the difficult question - who am I? - the Science Museum makes one’s brain perform Olympic-standard mental gymnastics. Visitors can see, touch and experience the major scientific advances of the last 300 years and experience the incredible IMAX cinema. Entry is free, however some exhibitions require a ticket purchase.

Tower of London

A tour of the Tower of London, one of the world's most famous buildings, with one of the Yeoman Warders is not to be missed! Visitors can discover its 900-year history as a royal palace, prison and place of execution, arsenal, jewel house and zoo. To gaze up at the White Tower, tiptoe through a medieval king's bedchamber and marvel at the Crown Jewels is an incredible experience.

Madame Tussauds

At Madame Tussauds, visitors come face-to-face with some of the world's most famous faces. From Shakespeare to Lady Gaga, influential figures from showbiz, sports, politics and even royalty are in the museum. It’s fun to strike a pose with Usain Bolt, get close to One Direction or receive a once-in-a-lifetime audience with Her Majesty the Queen.

Royal Museum’s Greenwich

The National Maritime Museum is the world's largest maritime museum. Visitors can marvel at the historic Queen's House, stand astride the Prime Meridian at the Royal Observatory Greenwich or explore the famous Cutty Sark, which are all part of the Royal Museums Greenwich. Some exhibits are free to enter and others have fees.