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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.