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Nitty, gritty, and totally unpolished (and thus, really real)

Well, matey, this is where the rubber meets the road and work gets done. Nothing fancy. Port... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
on_the_go_98765
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Tucson
Good area to explore

We love the area of Shad Thames and over the river to Wapping. Canary Wharf is also good to explore.

Reviewed 15 March 2016
hannahj803
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Earby, United Kingdom
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25 Oct 2018
“Nitty, gritty, and totally unpolished (and thus, really real)”
26 Aug 2018
“a fantastic stay”
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Well, matey, this is where the rubber meets the road and work gets done. Nothing fancy. Port Tilbury is in the area (or so they tell us "hired hands") and we loads them up and unloads them, alright. Ahoy! In our water-borne London travels, we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights and had a great stay the staff were amazing they are soo busy but great with there customer service. especialy sue, abdual,lisa and the girl that was on breakfast on on sunday morning all the staff we will be back...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Most of the biggest banks in one square and ample shops nearby with modern underground stations on transport commuters.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AvgiK
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Had reason to visit East London and the decaying Docklands area of London about 1981 and not impressed. Couldn't be more different nowadays after the regeneration that has been achieved over the last 20yrs or so with the development of Canary Wharf, the Western Gateway,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank bwanamdevu
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Docklands lie east of the City of London and mostly North of the River Thames. The area has transformed so much and is now a major business centre and an increasingly desirable area to live.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We love the area of Shad Thames and over the river to Wapping. Canary Wharf is also good to explore.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank hannahj803
Reviewed 16 February 2016

'Docklands' is not a discrete district of London but refers mainly to the areas east of The City and Bankside which were formerly the 'beating heart' of the world's busiest port, centred on the River Thames downriver from the Tower Bridge. Some of the actual...More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank WMIM
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Its worth a visit just to see the transformation of the area over the last 20 years the building are now crisp and clean replaceing run down slum areas

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank swift314
Reviewed 30 November 2014

The Docklands used to be part of the notorious East End of London. After decades of regeneration it is now a lovely, desirable neighbourhood. Boasting numerous attractions (Canary Wharf, the O2 Center, etc), it has fast become one of the most important areas in the...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 16 August 2014

I first came here about 30 years ago when it was derelict and have seen the area propsper. Latterly I worked in a bank here and still visit occasionally even though I left banking some years ago. The area is incredibly vibrant and interesting and...More

Date of experience: August 2014
7  Thank sheepygold
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