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Ace Hotel London

  • Where:London
  • Why:To eat, drink, and be merry.
  • When:May 2014
  • Who:Me and my man.
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On my way to start the day.

Our industrial, lego-style room.

The desk/dining area of the bedroom.

The graphic bedroom wall.

Each room comes with its own record player and record collection.

Thoughtfully numbered shower supplies, in case you forget the best order to wash yourself in.

Forgot your jacket? Like what you see in your room? Buy it all in the hotel lobby.

Tasty snacks from the café. These doughnuts will call your name.

The hotel bar.

The adjoining flower shop – guests of the hotel get a 10% discount.

Sniffing the flowers.

The outside of the hotel.

Highs & Lows

  • The room service is top notch. Restaurant dining right to your door 24 hours a day.

  • Hoi Polloi, the hotel’s in-house restaurant is very, very tasty.

  • If you forget your coat, book, hat, scarf, tin cup, or umbrella, you can purchase a nice one in the lobby.

  • Within walking distance of an abundance of delicious restaurants, cool bars, and one of a kind shops.

  • There is nothing stealable!

  • You will be hard-pressed to find a moments peace and quiet – this hotel is very noisy!

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 38/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    The latest in the Ace Hotel portfolio of hipster hangouts with cool, to-be-seen-at hotspots.

  • Vibe

    Industrial cool, decidedly hipster.

  • Location

    Smack bang in the middle of Shoreditch.

  • Rooms

    283, plus three suites.

  • Music

    Varies according to the time of day. Classic records during the day, different in-house DJs/live music at night.

  • Year Opened


  • Designed By

    Ace Hotel’s in-house design dream team.

  • Pool/Gym

    No to pool, yes to gym.

  • Restaurant

    Yes. There is also a café/coffee bar and a separate juice bar, which are both open during the day.

  • Bar


  • Minibar

    Well stocked with a good selection of treats and drinks.

  • Children

    Definitely leave them!

  • Price

    Fair for central London.

Amazing Bombay-style Indian grub at affordable prices.


7 Boundary Street, London E2 7JE, UK

Amazing Bombay-style Indian grub at affordable prices.

The hotel’s in-house restaurant. Expect modern English fare and experimental cocktails.

Hoi Polloi

The Clove Club, Old Street, London, United Kingdom

The hotel’s in-house restaurant. Expect modern English fare and experimental cocktails.

Ace Hotel London

100 Shoreditch High St, London E1 6JQ, UK

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