Situated just minutes walk from the Tower of London and Tower Bridge, the four star Hotel Indigo at Tower Hill provides guests with modern, comfortable and quirky rooms in an area that is an absolute 'must-do' when visiting London's top sights. The hotel has 49 non-smoking rooms, ranging from standard double rooms to one bedroom suites.
Owned by the IHG chain, Hotel Indigo is more of a quirky, boutique hotel than just another chain hotel, each one focusing its interior on the local area. So at Tower Hill, exposed brick work and four poster beds feature as a reminder of the rich history of this area of London, as well as decor displaying local points of interest such as the Gerkin and Tower Bridge.
If you collect IHG Rewards, you can book the hotel directly on the IHG/Hotel Indigo website, allowing you to add more options for extra points and the ability to pay on check-out. If you're not collecting points, you can also check popular hotel sites like Booking.com, Hotels.com, Trivago and Expedia.
The hotel offers a 24 hour small business centre with the usual facilities you would expect such as printing, scanning, photocopying and computer access. Laptops can also be rented if required. Although there is no gym in the hotel, guests can also make full use of the nearby fitness facilities at the gym close by at an extra charge. WiFi is available and free to guests throughout the hotel and being London, the front desk is open 24 hours a day, as is the room service.
The hotel's dining facilities, the Square Mile Kitchen and Lounge, provides breakfast, dinner and a meeting place to catch up, plan your adventure, or relax with a drink after a hard day of sightseeing. The menu has a range of meals including sandwiches, curries, and burgers, plus desserts too.
The Hotel Indigo prides itself on being a little different and that's shown in the room. From the quirky, locally inspired interiors to the modern bathrooms with Aveda toiletries, the hotel was designed to be much more boutiquey than your average hotel chain.
All guests can even make use of the complimentary soft drinks and snacks in the mini bar, a rarity for many hotels nowadays.
Each room offers guests all you will need for your stay in London, from the quietly important extras like complimentary soft mini bar to the most important basics. All rooms include satellite TV, radio, desk, hairdryer, tea and coffee facilities (Nespresso), free WiFi, iron and ironing board and Aveda toiletries.
Room Types at the Hotel Indigo, Tower Hill
There are a number of different room types available, all sleeping up to two adults, with interconnecting rooms available on request for small groups travelling together. Three accessible rooms are also available and there is free WiFi available in all areas of the hotel. Guests can make full use of the in-room, free mini-bar.
Check-in time: 3pm
Check-out time: 11am
Double rooms provide the most important comforts and all the usual room amenities in a uniquely styled room. Beds are super comfy and you get to enjoy the benefit of the Nespresso coffee machine and the drinks and snacks in the mini bar too!
Executive Rooms offer the same facilities as superior rooms but provide extra space for guests with a comfy bed and the mini bar to take advantage of. All rooms have an iPod dock and Nespresso machine too.
One Bedroom Suites are a lovely upgrade, offering views of Tower Bridge, as well as a comfortable, separate sitting area. As with all rooms, one bed suites, have a free mini-bar, Nespresso coffee machine and luxury bathroom toiletries.
Tower Hill is in a prime sightseeing location with lots to see and experience within just a few minutes walk from the hotel. While the Tower Hill, Aldgate and Tower Gateway tube stations are close by, offering easy access to other parts of London by tube, if you enjoy exploring by foot, the Indigo Hotel is ideal for heading out and sightseeing.
Head towards the river and discover the hidden secrets of the Tower of London before getting that all important photo with a Beefeater. Then head up to Tower Bridge for more excellent photo opportunities and a chance to learn more about the bridge. From there, cross the river and you're out of the City and into Southbank territory, so walk along the river to see the city from a different perspective to London Bridge for the opportunity to explore Borough Market if it's openand grab a bite to eat. You'll also have the opportunity to visit HMS Blefast, and learn more about this Second World War warship.
If you want to eat out but stay within walking distance to the hotel, there are a number of bars and restaurants in the local area. If you're a fan of curries, you should head towards Brick Lane, often referred to as London's 'Curry Mile' with a variety of curry houses on offer, along with plenty of bars to enjoy afterwards too.
Reviews In 2020
The Hotel Indigo in London's Tower Hill has some excellent reviews on the likes of Tripadvisor, Booking.com and Trivago. Many of the comments are about the convenience of the hotel location, good Coronavirus safety measures, comfortable beds and excellent customer service from staff. Guests can enjoy breakfast at the Square Mile Kitchen downstairs, however, there is no bar perse, although you can grab a drink at the restaurant, but there are plenty of bars and restaurants in the local area. To see more photos and information, visit the IHG website or Hotel Indigo Facebook page. There are also video reviews on YouTube.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there car parking?
There is a public parking (The Minories Car Park) closeby, and costs £3.50 per hour, but is not open 24 hours.
Is there a gym?
No, there isn't a gym in the hotel, however, there is a gym nearby which can be paid for locally.
Are dogs allowed?
The only dogs allow in the hotel are guide dogs.
Is there a pool?
No, there is no pool at the hotel.
Is there a restaurant at the hotel?
Yes, the Square Mile Kitchen is the hotel's restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Contact Details And Address
If you need to contact the hotel directly, you can do so by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you prefer to call the hotel, the best contact phone number for the hotel is +44(0)207 265 1014, and they can direct your call from there.
The nearest tube stations to the Hotel Indigo at Tower Hill are Aldgate and Tower Gateway, both a short walk away, as is London Fenchurch Street Station. Liverpool Street Station is a 10-15 minute walk away. From Heathrow airport to the hotel, the journey takes about an hour by car but the closest airport is London City Airport. When planning your journey, take a look at the map to see the best journey and train/underground station for your trip. The app, Citymapper, can be really useful when planning your journey to and from the hotel, as well as getting around while you're in London.