Ilford is a very convenient location for a short break. Situated on the border between London and Essex, the town itself and the surrounding area both have plenty to offer.
Whether it’s catching a gig at the O2 Arena, losing yourself in the midst of the nearby stunningly futuristic architecture of the Canary Wharf business district, or watching Premier League football at Upton Park, there’s plenty to do and see.
Hotels in Ilford
Our London Central Tower Bridge hotel is a great option if you’re planning on visiting the Capital and prefer a cheap hotel. Located in the heart of the City, right on the River Thames, you’ll find yourself in the neighbourhood of most of London’s main tourist attractions, including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, London Bridge, the London Aquarium, the Tower of London and St Katherine’s Docks.
Our London Central Bank hotel is ideal for sightseeing and provides a convenient and comfortable base for your business trip. Located in the old city and banking centre, the hotel is close to some of the best bars, nightclubs and restaurants that London has to offer. If you are primarily basing yourself in Ilford, then our London Ilford hotel is the best place for you. Ilford is a lively, cosmopolitan town with an excellent retail centre and is within very easy reach of central London.
Things to do near Ilford
With Great Britain’s capital city right on your doorstep, you’re sure to never get bored in the Ilford area. Located nearby, you'll be able to explore London’s impressive Canary Wharf business district where even the exit from the impressive tube station is a sight to behold. Here you'll find plenty of restaurants, bars and shops amongst the stunning futuristic skyscrapers.
The O2 Arena has regular music gigs, so check out the line up and bag yourself a ticket, or catch a football match at Upton Park, home of top club West Ham United, known affectionately by supporters worldwide as 'the Hammers'. If you’re looking for something to do within Ilford town itself, then why not take in the Redbridge Museum? The Exchange shopping centre or the bars, restaurants and entertainment venues of mile-long Ilford High Road are also well worth a visit.