Area Attractions

Hyatt Place London City East is located in the vibrant heart of East London, adjacent to Aldgate East station and close to many of London's most iconic landmarks and great local shopping. Explore the East London scene in Shoreditch or head back and sip a cocktail while you admire the city views from PocketSquare Skyline Bar & Terrace.

Hyatt Place London City East

Black Lion House, 45 Whitechapel Road
London, England, United Kingdom, E1 1DU



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Galleries and Museums

Tower of London and shard

Whitechapel Gallery

The Whitechapel Gallery’s beautiful historic building is a house of adventure, full of great art and ideas from around the corner and around the world. With free exhibitions and contemporary displays this gallery is one of the UK’s great cultural hubs, located at 2 minutes’ walk from the hotel.

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is a 360º digital art exhibition in London that invites you to step into the universe of the Dutch genius, Vincent van Gogh through a 20,000 square foot light and sound spectacular featuring two-story projections. Encounter the brilliance of one of history’s greatest artists with a one of a kind Virtual Reality interactive journey.

Barbican Centre

The Barbican is a performing arts centre in the City of London and the largest of its kind in Europe. Home of the London Symphony Orchestra, Barbican Centre hosts classical and contemporary music concerts, theatre performances, film screenings and art exhibitions. It also comprises a library, three restaurants, and a conservatory.

Historic landmarks

Tower Bridge

Tower of London

The Tower of London is a historic fortress located on the north bank of the River Thames. Home to the priceless Crown Jewels, the Tower of London was a grand royal palace in its early history, a prison and menagerie (or zoo) and is the oldest building used by the British government.

St Paul’s Cathedral

For more than 1,400 years, St Paul’s Cathedral has stood at the highest point in the City. The present building dates from the 17th century and was designed by Sir Christopher Wren. The cathedral is one of London’s most famous and most recognisable sights and a masterpiece of Britain's history.

Tower Bridge

The Tower Bridge was built between 1886 and 1894 and is recognized as one of the most iconic landmarks of London. Enjoy a scenic walk towards the River Thames and the extraordinary design of the bridge or see inside, discover the historical events that led to the Bridge's construction and watch the city life unfold from its high-level walkway and glass floor.

Shopping & Markets

Trumans Brewery East London

Brick Lane

Brick Lane has always been famed for its many authentic curry restaurants. It now also has a reputation for its warehouse art exhibitions and trendy clubs and bars. So, before your East London experience is complete, be sure to head to the Vibe Bars beer garden or 93 Feet East which has become an East End institution well known for its eclectic mix of live music and intimate atmosphere.

Spitalfields Market

Open 7 days a week, Spitalfields market is one of London’s oldest markets. Expect an uncompromising array of independent stall holders trading cutting-edge fashion, unique interiors, original artworks and artisan food, all within a 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel.

Borough Market

Located just across the River Thames, Borough Market is one of the largest and oldest food markets in London dating back to the 12th century. A must visit for foodies as you’ll find an incredible range of food from all over Britain and the rest of the world – and every item has a story to tell.

Oxford Street

Probably the best-known shopping street in London, Oxford Street features the best high-street brands and well-known flagship stores stretching from Marble Arch to Tottenham Court Road.

Westfield Stratford City

With over 250 high street and designer stores, and 65 restaurants, Westfield Stratford City is the largest urban shopping centre in Europe. Take the underground or Bus 25 that will take you directly from the hotel entrance to this endless shopping adventure.

Entertainment & Nightlife

PocketSquare Skyline Bar & Terrace

O2 Arena

The O2 Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena in southeast London with the second-highest seating capacity of any indoor venue in the United Kingdom. See the world’s most popular events from music concerts and comedy shows to sport events and exhibitions.


Shoreditch is London’s creative quarter. Filled with young creatives & trendsetters, fashionable clubs & bars. Surrounded by a multicultural dining scene from trendy restaurants to artisan coffee shops. Vintage and design shops are plentiful.

Family Attractions

Shard and River Thames

Dining & Drinks

Zoom East Kitchen & Bar - The Orangery


Zoom East Kitchen & Bar, is a contemporary and colourful restaurant, inspired by the food and culture of the island of Sicily. Celebrate unashamedly the charm of Italian hospitality, with art laden walls, contemporary botanical spaces, colourful interiors, and a familial intimate service straight from the trattoria playbook.

PocketSquare Skyline Bar & Terrace

PocketSquare Skyline Bar and Terrace is eccentrically local, outrageously striking and an alluring oasis that boasts unrivalled views of the city. Located on the ninth floor of the Hyatt Place London City East explore hand-crafted cocktails using local and exotic ingredients, that is inspired by the eccentric characters that make this part of the city so unique. Step into a world of creativity and exclusivity, where the energy, cocktails, and food proudly – and literally – face the East.