Located at the intersection where the City and east London meet, Dorsett City is in the perfect central London location. Boasting views over City landmarks like the Walkie Talkie and Tower Bridge, Dorsett City London is within walking distance to the shops and restaurants of Spitalfields & Brick Lane, and is situated right next to the 18th century St Botolph Church and adjacent to Aldgate tube station. The stylish 4-star hotel features 267 guest rooms, two restaurants, a fitness centre and meeting rooms. Rooms come with en-suite showers and White Company toiletries. The on-site Chinese restaurant, Shikumen, specializes in dim sum. VQ is the second restaurant in the hotel, serving classic comfort cuisine and cocktails. However all the way up on the 14th floor, come its grand opening on March 26, 2018, you’ll find the new rooftop bar, Jin Bo Law, where you can drink in delicious cocktails as well as incredible views of the Sky Garden, the Gherkin, and The Shard.
Contemporary rooms feature expansive floor-to-ceiling windows, free Wi-Fi, loaner smartphones, flat-screen TVs and iPod docks, plus tea and coffee making facilities. Upgraded rooms provide minibars. Suites add separate living rooms.
All Guestrooms Feature:
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower only
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Electric kettle
- Satellite TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- Room service (24 hours)
- In-room climate control (heating)
Jin Bo Law Skybar (Opening Monday 26th March 2018)
Elevate to the 14th floor to experience breathtaking views of London’s most iconic skyline, and raise your glasses to a journey of mixology that transforms unique ingredients into unexpected treasures.
With a wide a range of dishes to whet your appetite, each one made fresh and full of flavour, Shikumen is the hotel’s onsite Chinese restaurant. Shikumen translates to “stone gate” and is a style of housing unique to Shanghai. This arched housing blends Chinese and Western structural styles and was popular in the 40s following colonial influence. The menu is a selection of the best Chinese dishes from north to south that have been handpicked by the head chef & team. Ingredients are sourced from the highest quality possible.
Famous for staying open 24 hours – VQ stands for Vingt Quatre – a great spot come day or night for all-day breakfast, towering burgers, and comforting puddings like apple crumble with custard. Serving post club grub on the Fulham Road since the 1990s, Vingt Quartre has been a staple on the social scene in West London for thirty years. VQ Aldgate is the first restaurant the group has opened in the east of the city and keeps to its standards of high-quality food and service 24 hours a day.
On The Map: London is located in the southwest of England. The city’s fantastic transport system, including the Tube (subway), red buses and black taxis, insure you can get around the city quickly and easily.
London is the capital of England, and globally-renowned as one of the world’s great cities. London is very diverse – more than 230 languages are spoken, and you’ll encounter a great variety of cultures and communities throughout the city. London’s history is measured in thousands, not hundreds of years, and the city boasts four World Heritage Sites: The Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey, The Tower of London, Maritime Greenwich and The Royal Botanic Gardens. Beyond these, there is an unending list of interesting attractions and places to explore. You can visit the Queen’s official residence at Buckingham Palace and tour the Houses of Parliament, historic home of the UK government. Many of the most famous attractions are free to visit, like the Tate Modern Art Gallery, the National Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museums. Famous City Landmarks abound, such as Leicester Square, Covent Garden and Piccadilly Circus. London is often cited as Europe’s best shopping destination. Oxford Street is the central shopping hub, but quirky markets all over the city, such as in Camden Town are well worth a visit. The River Thames runs through the heart of London, and a river cruise is a great, alternate way to see the city.