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Ace Hotel London

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

On my way to start the day.

Ace Hotel London Our industrial, lego-style room.

Our industrial, lego-style room.

Ace Hotel London The desk/dining area of the bedroom.

The desk/dining area of the bedroom.

Ace Hotel London The graphic bedroom wall.

The graphic bedroom wall.

Ace Hotel London Each room comes with its own record player and record collection.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ace Hotel London The hotel bar.

The hotel bar.

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

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

Ace Hotel London Sniffing the flowers.

Sniffing the flowers.

Ace Hotel London The outside of the hotel.

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

    2013

  • Designed By

    Ace Hotel’s in-house design dream team.

  • Health & Wellness

    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

    Yes.

  • Minibar

    Well stocked with a good selection of treats and drinks.

  • Children

    Definitely leave them!

  • Price

    Fair for central London.

Dishoom

Dishoom

7 Boundary Street, London E2 7JE, UK

Hoi Polloi

Hoi Polloi

The Clove Club, Old Street, London, United Kingdom

Ace Hotel London

Ace Hotel London

100 Shoreditch High St, London E1 6JQ, UK

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