Planning Your Stay

We have selected a number of host hotels for their proximity and hospitality. To secure your accommodations within our room block, please complete the booking process through the registration portal (note availability is limited).

Find detailed information and answers to commonly asked questions on our FAQ page.

Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge

Centrally located for exploring England’s dynamic capital, the Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge offers proximity to iconic landmarks such as the Tower of London, The Shard, and Tower Bridge. The 4-star hotel provides a perfect base, just a brief stroll from East London's charming coffee shops and eateries, and a quick tube ride from Shoreditch's vibrant bars.


DoubleTree by Hilton London - Tower of London

Nestled just a five-minute walk from the Tower of London, the hotel offers easy access to city sights and charming pubs. With Tower Hill Tube Station and Fenchurch Street Train Station within one block, Central London is just a 15-minute train ride away. Enjoy skyline views and handcrafted cocktails at the rooftop bar, and be greeted with a warm Chocolate Chip Cookie upon arrival.    


A Historic Hub

Built  in 1812 as an import warehouse, the Tobacco Dock has played different roles in its bicentennial history. The listed timbers and curved brick vaults resembling a subterranean city have been the backdrop for Victorian-era spirit tastings, reality television shows and BBC dramas, and even barracks for the military personnel in the 2012 London Olympics.

Getting Around

Tobacco Dock is conveniently located in the heart of East London’s thriving enterprise zone, with various access points via public transport and walking distance of Central London.

Shuttles to and from host hotels will be provided. Schedule forthcoming — check back soon. 


Tobacco Dock address: Tobacco Quay, Wapping Ln, St Katharine's & Wapping, London E1W 2SF, United Kingdom.

By Hotel Shuttle:

Shuttles to and from host hotels will be provided. Refer to your selected hotel for the high-level shuttle schedule, detailed times are forthcoming.

Apex City of London Hotel:

For guests at the Apex City of London hotel, shuttle service will operate from our partner hotel Doubletree Tower of London, a 1-minute walk from the Apex. Turn right on Pepys St and towards the hotel entrance on the left side of the street. Review the schedule below. 

Doubletree Tower of London Hotel:

  • June 25: 14:30–22:15

  • June 26: 07:45–09:30 | 17:15–19:45

  • June 27: 07:45–09:15 | 16:30–19:30

Canopy Hotel by Hilton:

  • June 25: 14:30–22:15

  • June 26: 07:45–09:30 | 17:15–19:45

  • June 27: 07:45–09:15 | 16:30–18:30

Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge:

  • June 25: 14:30–22:15

  • June 26: 07:45–09:30 | 17:15–19:45

  • June 27: 07:45–09:15 | 16:30–19:15

Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square:

  • June 25: 14:30–22:15

  • June 26: 07:45–09:30 | 17:15–18:00

  • June 27: 07:45–09:15 | 16:30–19:00

By London Underground (also known as “The Tube”):

The nearest London Underground station is Wapping, served by the Overground. Alternatively, you can use Tower Hill Station (District and Circle lines). From either station, you can take a short taxi ride, bus, or enjoy a pleasant walk to Tobacco Dock.

By Tram/Railway:

Shadwell Station is the closest railway station, which is served by the DLR (Docklands Light Railway) and London Overground. From Shadwell Station, it's a 7-minute (0.3 mile) walk to Tobacco Dock.

By Bus:

Several bus routes serve the Tobacco Dock area, including routes 100 and D3. Check the Transport for London (TfL) website.

By Bike:

A 15-minute ride from Central London, cyclists can use the dedicated lanes and bike-friendly roads leading to Tobacco Dock. Bike racks are available on-site for secure bicycle parking.

By Car:

If arriving by car, Tobacco Dock has on-site parking available, opposite the venue's Wapping Lane entrance. This is owned and run by an external company, YellowPark, and spaces can be booked through their website.

By Riverboat:

The Thames River provides a unique and scenic route for those choosing water transport. Accessible from various piers along the Thames, select a riverboat service that stops at St. Katharine Pier or Tower Pier, and then proceed with a short walk or taxi ride to Tobacco Dock.      

For more information, please visit the FAQ page.