London is a bustling cultural hub with loads to see and do, and we’re right at the centre of it all. New Road Hotel’s fantastic location makes visiting some of the city’s most significant landmarks a breeze.
Whatever you’re into, you’ll find something to pique your interest in London. All year round, the city hosts world-leading events across its many venues.
Excel London – 8 minutes by Elizabeth line from Whitechapel to Custom House
Printworks – 10 minutes by Overground from Whitechapel
Troxy – 10 minutes by bus
Boiler House – 14 minutes’ walk
Tobacco Dock – 15 minute walk
Truman Brewery – 15 minute walk
Rich Mix – 19 minutes’ walk
You won’t have to go far to find a little culture in East London. Just take a short stroll and discover the incredible street art in the area. Or you could visit one of these amazing venues.
Whitechapel Gallery – premiering world-class artists for over 100 years
Genesis Cinema – an independent cinema and hidden gem of East London
Shoreditch - this trendy area offers loads to see and do
St Katherine’s Dock – the only central London marina, with a variety of eateries and events
Borough Market – delicious fresh produce at London’s oldest food market
Forget the high street – East London loves its markets. From the world-famous Spitalfields to the Sunday markets on Brick Lane, you’re sure to find a few hidden gems.
Redchurch Street - ideal for shopping if you are looking for local fashion designers
Box Park - a pop-up mall set in shipping containers with a fun food market on the first floor
Brick Lane - pop up stores and sample sales at the Truman Brewery, and a world-famous market every Sunday
Spitalfields Market – a fully covered market, perfect for rainy days and vintage clothing
Broadway Market - hipster heaven happening every Saturday
Columbia Road Flower Market - fresh blooms available every Sunday
Westfield Stratford – 250 shops and 70 restaurants all under one roof
Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the city fool you – this is the perfect place to make some family memories. With lots to see and do, there’s plenty to keep the kids entertained.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – visit the place where Olympic dreams came true in 2012
Victoria Park - visit on a Sunday for the farmers market and plenty of street food
London Stadium Tours – go behind the scenes at West Ham United’s home base
V&A Museum of Childhood – experience the nostalgia of this incredible collection
Mudchute Park and Farm - visit this working city farm for free, any day of the week
London’s landmarks are iconic. These historic buildings inspire a certain fascination with British culture. And many of them are right on our doorstep.
Tower of London – discover 1000 years of history at this infamous former prison
Tower Bridge – an engineering marvel and iconic landmark
The Shard – visit this ‘Vertical City’ and view London from the 72nd floor
Canary Wharf - 97 acres of retail, dining and entertainment space
Jack the Ripper tour – join the hunt for the infamous murderer with expert guides
Sky Garden – London’s highest public garden, offering fine dining in the sky
Leadenhall Street – better known to many as Diagon Alley from Harry Potter
Book discounted tickets for great attractions including the London Eye and Madame Tussauds, the London Pass and theatre tickets here.
Greenwich features a host of attractions, many of which can be visited for free. Discover this beautiful part of London and discover its rich history.
The Royal Observatory – the home of Greenwich Mean Time
The Cutty Sark – the fastest ship of its time is now an award-winning attraction
The National Maritime Museum – charting 2000 years of nautical history
Queen’s House – the first classical building in England housing an impressive art collection
Greenwich Park - for amazing views of the London skyline
Emirates Airline Cable Car – soar over the Thames on London’s only cable car
New Road Hotel is conveniently located between Aldgate and Whitechapel. We’re just a 3-minute walk from Whitechapel station with several London Underground and Overground lines.
With the Elisabeth line now fully open Whitechapel station is only 45 minutes to Heathrow with a direct connection. Check out how to get to us from different locations with the new Elizabeth line.
Flying out of the city couldn’t be any easier, with so many airports to choose from.
Heathrow Airport – Elisabeth line 45 mins
Gatwick Airport – Thameslink to Farringdon à Elisabeth line 2 stops to Whitechapel, 60 minutes
Luton Airport – Thameslink to Farringdon à Elisabeth line 2 stops to Whitechapel, 60 minutes
Stansted Airport – National Express Coach to Whitechapel, 60 minutes or Stansted Express to Liverpool Street à Elizabeth Line 1 stop, 55 minutes
London City Airport – DLR to Woolwich à Elisabeth Line to Whitechapel, 30 minutes or 20 mins in a cab
Southend Airport – Elisabeth line to Stratford à Greater Anglia Train to Southend Airport, 60 minutes
St Pancras International – Hammersmith & City Line to Whitechapel à 15 minutes
Please download our Airport Map for more information.
We also are:
2 minutes to Canary Wharf, Moorgate and Liverpool Street.
8 minutes to Excel Exhibition Centre, Oxford Street and Soho.
Our central location makes it easy to get around with connections to the West End, the District line, Hammersmith, the City Line and 4 London Overground Routes connecting us to Highbury, Islington, and Camden Town.
Santander Cycles – discover London on two wheels from as little as £2
For more information on getting around the capital, visit the Transport for London website.