Why choose Marlin for your ExCeL Centre visit?


Whether you're exhibiting or attending the next trade show, our apartments make a convenient base for your visit to the ExCeL Exhibition Centre in London's Docklands.

Our Limehouse, Canary Wharf and Stratford locations place you within 15 minutes reach of the ExCeL Centre, ideal for easy access to events. What's more, each of our accommodation options provides bespoke services to make your stay as comfortable as possible. These include:

· Free Wi-Fi so you can connect with your colleagues

· 24-hour concierge service

· Modern, fully fitted kitchen with microwave

· Weekly cleaning

· Complimentary L'Occitane toiletries

· Flat screen TV

But that's not all. We also offer specialist corporate accommodation in London, perfect for planning those larger business trips. With our corporate accounts, you can consult an individual account manager for a custom-made, cost-effective accommodation package designed for your group.

Our one-bedroom and studio apartments make a fantastic choice for solo travellers or couples, or if you're travelling as a family, you can choose a two-bedroom apartment to guarantee enough space for everyone.


Where is ExCeL London?

The ExCeLExhibition Centre is in Newham, east London. Spanning a 100-acre site, ExCeL is on the northern quay of the Royal Victoria Dock in the historic Royal Docks.

Nearby, you'll find some of London's most exciting attractions. The Royal Docks area boasts excellent options for food and drink, family activities, entertainment, and much more. New gastropub The Windjammer offers relaxed, family-friendly dining, while the Thames Barrier Park provides a beautiful, 7-hectare green space in the heart of the neighbourhood.

From Custom House station, you can reach central London within minutes – either on the Elizabeth Line or via DLR. If you've never visited the capital before, make sure you check out our guide to London before you stay. We've also made a list of our favourite hidden markets in London – so if you're up for a bit of shopping after the event, you can start planning your trip now.



How to get to ExCeL London

On the Tube, take the Elizabeth Line to Custom House station. With a choice of at least 12 trains per hour, the Underground is the most efficient way to reach ExCeL London.

The exhibition centre can also be accessed by two DLR stations – Custom House and Prince Regent –, via cable car, or by Uber Boat from 24 piers east to west across London. If you're driving, you can find out more about directions and parking at the ExCeLExhibition Centre online.

And if you're travelling from another country, London City Airport is just a stone's throw from the ExCeL centre – and you can still benefit from convenient links to major terminals at airports including London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and London Stansted.



What's on at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre?

With up to 400 events each year, London's ExCeL Exhibition Centrehosts some of the most significant trade shows, shopping fairs, and industry-leading international exhibitions. If you're looking for a specific event, you can find out what's on at the ExCeL Centre online.

In 2022, ExCeL London welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors to events such as the MCN Motorcycle Show, MCM Comic Con, and hundreds more. Professionals in scientific research, healthcare, business, communication technology, design, and many more industries gather annually at the venue to demonstrate the latest innovations.

Whether you've been invited to a show as a guest speaker or are visiting as a guest, it's crucial to make sure you enjoy a hassle-free stay when you visit the next ExCeL exhibition.

Our serviced apartments near ExCeL London

What makes Marlin Apartments different?

  • As a spacious alternative to a room in conventional hotels near the ExCeL Centre, your Marlin serviced apartment allows you to feel at home while away networking
  • Free Wi-Fi is available to every guest that stays with us, enabling you to easily keep in touch with colleagues and clients
  • You can relax in your own apartment with all the appliances you'd find in your own home such as an oven, hobs, dishwasher, washing machine, iron, and dryer
  • With all the necessary amenities and services, our accommodation is ideal for longer stays should you be overseeing an exhibition


Book apartments near ExCeL London with Marlin

At Marlin, we provide comfortable, premium serviced apartments in London. Whether you're heading to the city for business or leisure, we've got you covered – no matter which of our locations you choose to stay at.

If you have any questions about our accommodation or your upcoming visit to the ExCeL Centre, we're happy to help. Please don't hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team to find out more.

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