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2017 DDA Meeting - Accommodations


In London, the month of June is the start of the peak tourist season.  Reasonable rates are available for rooms booked far in advance (e.g., the hotels below have rates of £70 - £110 for June 2017 as of Sept 2016).  However, the cost of accommodations is likely be considerably higher in the months and weeks immediately prior to the meeting.

Within Walking Distance

Listed below are a few hotels within walking distance of the QMUL campus


Holiday Inn Express London – Limehouse  (1.7-km from QMUL, 25-minute walk, 21 minute commute by bus)
469-475 The Highway
London, E1W 3HN
£115 per night, single room including VAT, wifi and breakfast

AAS-DDA Block Reservation

The AAS-DDA has a 30-room block allocation at the above rate at the Holiday Inn Express - London Limehouse with the following Terms and Conditions:

  1. To book a room from this allocation you must contact the hotel directly via email to or by phone on  +44 (0)207 791 3854 (44 is the UK country code).  You must quote the reference ‘AAS-DDA’ when making a reservation and all bookings must have a valid credit card guarantee.
  2. Reservations must be made before 27th April 2017.
  3. Any rooms cancellation made in the 30 days before 10th June 2017 shall entail payment of 100% of the total cost of the cancelled accomodation.


Ibis Budget London Whitechapel - BRICK LANE  (two stars) (1.7-km from QMUL, 27-minute walk, 20-minute commute by bus)
100 Whitechapel Road
London, E1 1JG
£65 per night, double room including VAT, wifi, and breakfast, (60-day advance pre-booking discount, non-refundable) 


Travelodge - London Bethnal Green (1.5-km from QMUL, 22-minute walk, 18-minutes by London Underground)
231- 237 Cambridge Heath Road West
London, E2 0EL 
£70-90 per night, single room including VAT, wifi, and breakfast (pre-booking discount, no changes, no refunds)
£100-110 per night, single room including VAT, wifi, and breakfast (flexible to changes)


Ibis - London City / Aldgate East  (2.4-km from QMUL, 36-minute walk, 21-minute commute by Bus)
5 Commercial Street
London, E1 6BF
£130-£170 per night, single double room, including VAT and wifi


Other Hotels Near QMUL

If you are willing to walk a bit farther, take the bus or underground there are many hotels in Stratford (near Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park) or near Aldgate East that are a short Tube/Bus ride from QMUL.

Hotels Near Queen Mary University of London (from TripAdvisor)


Considering Public Transport

When booking a hotel it may be useful to also consider the trips via public transport to places you will visit.   The Travel for London site takes addresses, post codes and modes of transport (e.g., walking, underground, overland train) as input and offers several journey options. 

Travel for London - Journey Planner