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Hampton by Hilton London City hotel opening mid June

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I was on Brick Lane this week and noticed that there is a new Hampton by Hilton hotel ready to launch.

The website is here and currently gives 19th June as the opening date. As you can see from my photo above, the signage is already up and this date seems achievable.

(EDIT: Overnight, the opening date has come forward to 1st June!)

Hampton by Hilton London City hotel

The hotel is technically on Osborne Street, which is what Brick Lane becomes at its southern end. It is very close to the new Hyatt Place London City East which Rhys reviewed here. Whilst the site was previously a hotel, the refurbishment seems total.

This is a good base if you are interested in a weekend in London exploring Brick Lane, the Sunday morning markets, Shoreditch and Spitalfields. During the week it is also a modest stroll into the City if you need to be near Liverpool Street / Aldgate / Tower Hill.

You can click here to learn more.


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How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards (June 2024)

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