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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London -Tower of London

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Why We Love It

  • Quiet location in The City, 10 minutes' walk from the Tower of London
  • The rooftop bar has fantastic views of Tower Bridge
  • Rooms have free Wi-Fi, iMacs for TVs & there are cookies on arrival
  • Tower Hill station is just 5 minutes away, giving easy access to the rest of the city

100% (11 Member Ratings)

"Great Staff and fantastic views from the Roof Top Bar."
May 17, 2016
Stafford, United Kingdom


Map & Directions

The hotel is an hour by taxi from Gatwick Airport or Heathrow Airport and a little more by train. From Heathrow, take the Piccadilly line to South Kensington and then change to the District line for a train to Tower Hill. From Gatwick, take the train to Victoria and then the District line to Tower Hill. The hotel is less than five minutes’ walk from Tower Hill underground station (District and Circle lines) and Fenchurch Street railway station, for mainline connections.

Rooms & Rates

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Hidden in a quiet side street 10 minutes' walk from the Tower of London, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Tower of London puts guests right in the heart of The City. It's a modern property set among century-old buildings on Pepys Street, named after the famous diarist Samuel Pepys. Inside is just as modern -- light pours into the lobby through a striking curved glass ceiling and (fittingly) there's a library of books for guests to peruse while they tuck into their signature DoubleTree cookie or grab a drink at the lobby bar.

Set in The City, it's an obvious choice for business travellers, but the position is also great for sightseeing. It's within a 20-minute walk from some of London's biggest attractions, including St Paul's Cathedral, Borough Market and the Tower of London, and the West End is 30 minutes away by tube. The hotel is a couple of blocks from Tower Hill underground station, providing city-wide access via the District and Circle lines, and just a little further from Tower Gateway DLR station, with easy connections to Canary Wharf.

The Sky Lounge on the 12th floor gets "top marks" from The Daily Telegraph for 360-degree views "to make you weep", which take in the cityscape and nearby Tower Bridge. The open-air terrace is over-18s only from 6pm and closes at midnight, but the glass-walled bar area stays open until 2am (Monday-Saturday). A lunch menu is served until 5pm, and there are flatbreads, sweet potato fries and charcuterie platters to keep hunger at bay while you sample the martini menu. Take note: queues can be lengthy in good weather and there is no preferential access for hotel guests. There's also The City Café by the lobby, which opens for breakfast and international brasserie-style dishes at dinner, and a 24-hour fitness centre.

Guest rooms are comfortable, with contemporary furniture and a slightly corporate feel. All are equipped with free Wi-Fi and iMacs, which work as TVs or for surfing the internet (guests get the first 10 pages of printing for free). Opt for an Executive room on the ninth and tenth floors for free breakfast, late checkout and access to the executive lounge where there are afternoon drinks and nibbles. Suites are even more generous, offering all this plus a complimentary mini bar (restocked daily). Some rooms overlook the inner courtyard, so do consider an upgrade if you'd like a view.

From the press:
"The lobby is groovy: 2001: A Space Odyssey meets 70s air terminal, with revolving shows by Whitechapel Gallery students and a bookstand curated by John Sandoe" -- The Daily Telegraph



  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Roof terrace
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Pillow menu

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Iron and ironing board
  • DVD / CD player & library


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Parking (fees apply)

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 12pm

You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

Know Before You Go

  • A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 21.50 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 30.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 20.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 50 per night

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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11 Member Reviews
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Enjoyed Most: Great Staff and fantastic views from the Roof Top Bar.
Other Comments: A very relaxing and welcoming hotel.
Terence May 17, 2016 Stafford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: The service provided by the staff. Everybody was friendly, attentive and made sure we had a good time.
Other Comments: Excellent facilities. If you can upgrade to King Executive then it is worth spending the money.
Matthew May 09, 2016 Harwich, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: I liked the look of the property and my room. It was small but suited my needs for the night.
Other Comments: My only complaint is that the staff constantly reminded me that I booked the room through an outside agency (they kept saying Expedia) and kept trying to add things on to the bill. I asked for an extra hour to check out and they wanted me to pay £10 per hour. They also tried to get me to buy a breakfast package that seemed a little costly. I was just there for an overnight layover, so I didn't need a lot of extras. Also, my room was next to the fitness room, which wasn't a problem until someone kept dropping the weights.
Elise May 01, 2016 Brooklyn, NY, United States
Enjoyed Most: The front of house staff were very helpful and friendly.
Miriam Apr 20, 2016 Guernsey, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Sky lounge experience with a glass of pressco and the sun setting
Caryn Mar 10, 2016 New Milton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Relaxing experience,great selection to choose from at breakfast and the staff were all helpful,approachable and cheerful.
Other Comments: Very helpful and friendly staff in the morning breakfast service.
PHILIP Mar 07, 2016 THETFORD, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: The location.
Amanda Feb 15, 2016 Dunstable, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: The breakfast was great! The bed was super comfy the staff where delightful
melissa Jan 11, 2016 London , United Kingdom

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