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It Was at Aloft Excel in London Where They Were 'Fighting' with Photoshop

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  Site Where: One Eastern Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, United Kingdom, E16 1FR
November 30, 2011 at 10:07 AM | by | Comments (0)

Well, clearly our Guess the Hotel was not as difficult as we thought! Within a matter of hours not one but three people guessed it right: we were at the opening party of Aloft London ExCel where folks were doing a live-art battle with photoshop.

Having started to welcome guests on October 31st, Aloft offers 252 rooms in the Royal Victoria Docks, a hop and a skip from London City Airport. As we mentioned, this is the second Aloft in Europe, following Aloft Brussels Schumann in Belgium, and the first in the United Kingdom. The hotel is connected to the ExCel International Exhibition and Convention Center; the easiest way to get to London is to jump on the DLR (overground) and change to the Jubilee (tube) line at Canning Town station.

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ExCeLlent: Aloft London Excel is Open and Actually Affordable

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  Site Where: One Eastern Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, United Kingdom, E16 1FR
November 3, 2011 at 12:05 PM | by | Comments (0)

Ladies and gents, there's another new hotel in London but this one is actually affordable and comes with free WiFi! Yup, we're talking about Aloft London Excel near the ExCeL international exhibition and convention centre in London's Docklands which opened on time, like it said, it would on November 1. (And it looks like they dropped the awk random capitalization too.)

The hotel has all things Aloft inside like the re: mix lobby lounge, the WXYZ bar, the re:fuel 24-hour grab-and-go mini-market, the re:charge fitness center, the splash swimming pool, a touch-n-go check-in kiosk and the arf program which allows guests to bring their pets along with them. The four-legged friends will get an Aloft-branded bowl, bed and complimentary treats and toys.

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