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London is such a huge metropolis that even the most dedicated visitor cannot hope to see it all in one go. It’s long list of wonderful buildings, famous attractions and character filled streets, bars and restaurants all have people coming back time and time again to see more of this great capital city.
For those who are lucky enough to plan multiple trips to London accommodation is one of the most important things to get right. London accommodation comprises some of the best hotels and apartments in the world but unless you pick your area with care you could find yourself based far away from the things you most want to visit.
The Marlin Apartments Canary Wharf in Dockland, for instance, offer a fantastic alternative to a traditional hotel. If you are visiting London with friends, the chance to stay in these apartments means that you can enjoy cooking together in the evening and relax afterwards with a glass of wine, rather than having to squeeze into small hotel rooms, or splash out on eating out every single night.
Most London accommodation is well placed for some amazing attractions and the Marlin Apartments Canary Wharf are no exception. The most obvious place to explore first is the Canary Wharf Tower itself. Built on land that formerly housed the West India Docks, the tower is eight hundred feet high and contains over fifty different levels. The wharf extends over more than 400,000 square metres meaning its size, as well as its height, is right at the top of the league tables when it comes to the biggest buildings in the country. The tower itself is not open to the public, but it makes for impressive viewing from anywhere in the vicinity and there are plenty of restaurants and cafes within the Canary Wharf complex to relax in afterwards.
Elsewhere in Docklands, there are many reminders of the former importance of this port area. It played a vital role in transporting goods of every shape and size, ever since the Roman era, but in modern times the area has become a hive of development activity.
Canary Wharf Riverside is one of London’s most attractive destinations for people wanting to sit back and watch the world go by, whilst eating some fine food or enjoying a drink. There are many riverside restaurants and bars offering great views up and downstream.
If you need to work up an appetite first, you can flex your muscles checking out the shopping complex in Canada Square which has a good mix of smaller boutiques alongside all the essential brands you would expect.