Limehouse (zone 2) places you in the vibrant East End of London. It is less than a 2-minute walk to Limehouse DLR's London Underground Station, which takes you 5 minutes to Tower Gateway for London's Tower, or Bank, for a direct route to London's heart. The must-see business district of Canary Wharf is less than a 10-minute walk away.
Accommodation is available in private ensuite rooms or shared sleeping accommodations for 4-12 persons.
The East End is a cultural hotspot with a fashion and art scene of the cutting edge. A short bus ride (or a stroll if you like) from the hostel to Whitechapel Gallery, featuring current British artists alongside past masters such as Picasso.
A browse through Old Spitalfields Market will catch you up on the latest trends, while a spicy curry on Brick Lane is just the thing after a shopping spree.
For the ultimate in retail therapy, head to Westfield Stratford, which is just a quick ride away on the London Overground. With over 300 shops, a World Food Court and a luxury bowling alley, you’ll have endless options for entertainment.
A short tube ride will take you to Oxford Street, the West End theatre district, Soho and London’s numerous museums. The 2012 Olympic Village, O2, ExCel Exhibition Centre and Troxy are also conveniently close by.