East London hotel thats all about location
Situated in Ilford, a suburban town in East London, the Cranbrook Hotel London provides an ideal stopping point for those looking to experience the city centre without the hectic lifestyle. It also provides good links to other towns within the county of Essex.
All 50 guestrooms at this 2-star property feature satellite television, telephone, radio, and tea and coffee making facilities. Shared bathrooms and en-suite facilities are including depending on the room, whilst some rooms include a spa style bathtub. A full English breakfast is served daily.
The town of Ilford itself contains a range of pubs and restaurants as well as a golf course, theatre, and a leisure centre. Valentines Park, which is about a minutes walk away, provides a nice setting for a gentle stroll for those that enjoy a breath of fresh air.
But its Ilfords transport links that make it an ideal destination for those visiting the city on please or business. Ilford railway station connects to Londons Liverpool Street in just 18 minutes, which is less travelling time than some of the citys most popular suburbs. The town is also served by Gants Hill underground station. Situated on the Central Line, this station gives easy access to Stratford, Bloomsbury, Oxford Street, Hyde Park, and Notting Hill without the need to change trains. Be warned though, if you are going to stations all the way across the city you should ensure you take a bottle of water; the tube trains can get very hot.
Cranbrook Hotel London guests are linked in to all of Londons premier attractions. Those looking to catch a glimpse of renowned landmarks like St. Pauls Cathedral, Buckingham Palace, and Westminster Abbey are only a tube ride away. Whilst visiting these attractions, tourists can enjoy a number of restaurants and cafs.
The multitude of museums, galleries, theatres, and cinemas that populate the city make for an enjoyable visit to the centre. Visitors can make the most of browsing the various museums fine collection of exhibits or watch their favourite West End show.
Shopping districts can be found on Oxford Street as well as in the Knightsbridge and Kensington districts. Featuring everything from boutiques to massive chain stores, there should be something for everybody. If markets are more your thing Camden offers a very diverse setting. Covent Garden and Greenwich are home to more traditional market places.
Londons stunning parks and green spaces also make for a fine destination, for both leisure and relaxation. Hyde Park, St. James Park, and Regents Park are all relatively central whilst Hampstead Heath and Greenwich Park are a little further afield, yet still make for excellent visiting spots.
Business travellers are also well linked to Londons business and financial districts. Mile End, Liverpool Street, and Bank tube stations all connect with central East London whilst Stratford interlinks with the Docklands Light Railway, perfect for visiting Canary Wharf and the surrounding high rise areas.
With the 2012 Summer Olympics being held in East London, the Cranbrook Hotel London will prove to be an ideally situated hotel for sports enthusiasts.