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The Whitechapel, London

3.5-star3.5 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
49-53 New Road, Whitechapel, London, England, E1 1HH, United Kingdom

3.5-star hotel with restaurant, near Sky Garden
  • Free WiFi
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From 313 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Breakfast can be improved
Bar could improve

The Whitechapel, London

from $102 CAD
  • Premier Room, 1 Single Bed
  • Premier Double Room
  • Premier Twin Room
  • Executive Twin Room
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Annex Building (Located on 1st and 2nd floor - No lifts available)

What’s around The Whitechapel, London

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Tower of London (13-minute walk)
  • Sky Garden (15-minute walk)
  • London Bridge (19-minute walk)
  • The Shard (20-minute walk)
  • London Dungeon (40-minute walk)
  • Big Ben (43-minute walk)
  • University of London (45-minute walk)
  • Buckingham Palace (5.6 km)
  • South Park (11.7 km)

Getting around

  • London (LCY-London City) - 13 min drive
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 49 min drive
  • London (SEN-Southend) - 50 min drive
  • London (LTN-Luton) - 50 min drive
  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 65 min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 78 min drive
  • London Whitechapel Station - 6 min walk
  • Shadwell Station - 10 min walk
  • London Bethnal Green Station - 15 min walk
  • Whitechapel Underground Station - 6 min walk
  • Aldgate East Station - 10 min walk
  • Shadwell DLR Station - 10 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 27 rooms


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The credit/ debit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in. Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Sahara Grill - This restaurant specializes in barbecue and serves lunch and dinner.

The Whitechapel, London’s small print

Also known as

  • Whitechapel Hotel London
  • Whitechapel Hotel
  • The Whitechapel Hotel London, England
  • The Whitechapel Hotel
  • The Whitechapel London
  • The Whitechapel Hotel London


Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib (infant bed) and a rollaway bed. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Guests paying by cash must present a government issued ID (passport, driving license, or national ID Card) at check-in. An additional 1 night refundable deposit is required as security upon check-in.
Guests who cannot present the credit card used as guarantee for the reservation must contact the hotel prior to arrival. Contact the hotel using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 25.0 per night

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 8.95 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 342 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Great affordable place to stay
The Whitechapel Hotel was in a great neighbourhood in East London with lots of great restaurants and pubs close by. The hotel was clean and the rooms were comfortable.
Natalie, ca4 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Great for travellers on a budget, this hotel is a tiny gem in the heart of Whitechapel. It's clean, the room size was small but if you're not spending all day in there it doesn't matter. Front desk folks were super nice and the free wi-fi makes it better. Be sure to bring an adapter for electrical goods if you're coming from outside the UK. While the general neighbourhood wasn't fantastic, as a solo female traveller, this is what I can say about it: - Day time was totally fine, easy access to the Tube and nice walk to the Tower Bridge - Night time I would recommend taking UBER or having a companion walk you home. Only because it is very quiet and the streets/alleyways tend to be dark. - There are some fun "hipster" cafes and bars, so look for those
ca2 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Great place to spend a few days
I was traveling for business for a week in London and happened upon this hotel. Kind of classic small London hotel but definitely suited my needs.
ca6 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
The Whitechapel
I really enjoyed my stay in their apartment. I would definitely be booking again
Rugiatu sesay, gb1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Arrived to welcoming staff. The room was a superior twin room which was very clean and the beds very comfortable. The en-suite was a wet room with a good shower. It was a little small and I would have preferred the wash basin was inside the bathroom. However it wasn’t an issue that I would not stay again. Situated a 10 minute walk to Whitechapel tube which was convenient.
Rachel, gb3 night family trip

The Whitechapel, London

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