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Location. The waterfront International Hotel is located within the modern Canary Wharf Docklands business development in London, England. This property is surrounded by more than 200 shops, restaurants and riverside bars. The hotel can be accessed via an over river pedestrian walkway located one and one half blocks from the Canary Wharf Underground Station.
Hotel Features. The International Hotel's lobby reflects contemporary style and is decorated in black marble, walnut paneled walls and glass chandeliers. Cromptons French Restaurant reflects genteel atmosphere, and specializes in gourmet French fare and vintage wines. Jenny's Carvery Restaurant is a self service restaurant that overlooks the Old Jamaican Sugar Docks. This eatery offers carving stations and selections of fruits and salads. The Overstuffed Pizzeria Restaurant serves gourmet pizzas, pastas, salads and sandwiches. The Conservatory Bar features expansive quayside view windows. A business centre offers two terminals equipped with high speed Internet access. Function rooms accommodate up to 550 guests. Complimentary wireless Internet access is provided in public areas. The limited hour Spindles Health and Leisure Centre houses an indoor pool, sun beds, a spa tub, a sauna, a steam room and a split level gym.
Guestrooms. The International Hotel offers 442 guestrooms, many of which were refurbished in 2007. Renovated guestrooms reflect contemporary, neutral tones, textured walls and beige carpeting. Unrefurbished rooms feature bright ambience with patterned, poppy coloured carpets, or mint green patterned carpets paired with mint hued fabrics. Marble clad bathrooms contain granite vanities. Select rooms feature jetted tubs and bidets.
Expert Tip. The 02 Dome is located one Underground stop away from the hotel at West Greenwich, and features headline entertainment that includes Justin Timberlake and Barbra Streisand.
The hotel is scheduled to undergo renovations throughout the property beginning January 15, 2007. Affected areas include the bars, restaurants, guestrooms and fitness center. During this time, at least two restaurants will remain open and Spindles Health Club will remain open as refurbishments take place in one facility at a time. An estimated completion date for all renovations is not available at this time. These dates are subject to change.