Events in Focus, your dedicated hotel agent for TABEXPO 2015, has secured room allocations for a range of hotels within the vicinity of the ExCeL Centre and some additional areas in London.

Click here to view information on the hotels available.

Click here to complete your hotel booking online.

Click here to download the booking form.

If you would like advice on where to stay and assistance in completing your booking, Silviya Gocheva is your personal concierge from Events in Focus, on hand to help choose the right place for you. If you would like to contact Silviya, please find her contact details below:

Silviya Gocheva

Telephone Number:  +44 207 902 7765

Email Address:

We recommend booking at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.



What could be more convenient? Four excellent hotels right on the doorstep of the ExCeL. Here are your four choices:

The Crowne Plaza

The Crowne Plaza London Docklands prides itself on offering professional, courteous service in a striking and modern environment. There is a choice of 210 rooms—many with stunning waterfront views—with direct dial telephones, modem point, satellite TV, en suite facilities, air conditioning, and tea- and coffee-making facilities. The Docklands Bar & Grill, an informal brasserie-styled place with an extensive drinks and food menu features views over the Royal Victoria Dock, offers British and European dishes in the restaurant and access to a bar and coffee lounge throughout the day.

Aloft London ExCeL

The latest addition to the ExCeL London campus is the Aloft London ExCeL, a four-star, 252-bedroom business hotel linked to the convention center. Aloft guest rooms feature the brand's signature ceilings of nearly three metres high, oversized windows, roomy walk-in showers and complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can enjoy a drink in the communal lobby area or the trendy W xyz bar. In addition, the hotel offers re:fuel grab-n-go, a one-stop, 24-hour food and beverage area. Guests can also enjoy the re:charge fitness center and splash pool.

Novotel London ExCeL

The Novotel has 257 bedrooms equipped with double beds, plus two-seater sofas (which convert into double beds) or twin beds. All rooms have en suite bathrooms with a bath and separate shower unit. Bedrooms also include a pivoting desk for working or dining, a modem point, direct-dial telephone, laptop-sized safe, mini bar, high-speed Internet access and satellite TV. The first-floor upper deck and south-facing terraces offer fabulous views of the dock and are perfect for client entertaining or social functions. There is also a rooftop leisure and fitness suite with relaxation area, sauna and steam room for guests to enjoy.

Ramada Hotel & Suites

The four-star Ramada Hotel & Suites offers 153 guest bedrooms, plus 71 luxurious apartments and a fitness centre. The hotel has a spectacular waterfront setting with stunning views over Royal Victoria Dock. The Stresa restaurant has wall-to-ceiling windows that span one side of the restaurant, giving wonderful panoramic views over the dock. Complimentary wi-fi access is available in both Stresa and the Oval Bar. If you would like to see where these hotels are in relation to the exhibition centre, have a look here.



TEM and Tobacco Reporter have become aware that a service provider by the name of “Exhibition Housing Services” (EHS) has contacted exhibitors and cited the name of our event while offering hotel reservation services. Please note that Exhibition Housing Services does not represent TEM, Tobacco Reporter or TABEXPO. Additionally, we have we not authorized them or anyone else to use our name, trademarks, information, nor to contact exhibitors on our behalf. Our appointed hotel agent is Events in Focus.

Please be aware that Exhibition Housing Services does not represent any of our sponsors, events or services. Please do not sign anything unless you have carefully read the small print and understand all terms and conditions. Again, Events in Focus is our only appointed hotel agent. TEM, Tobacco Reporter and TABEXPO cannot be held liable in any dealings with Exhibition Housing Services or other companies beyond our appointed agent.


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WIT meeting Monday
19 October, 18:30 to 22:30

The BAT-sponsored evening is open to all WIT members, and we welcome the talented women from around the world who are converging on London in conjunction with TABEXPO. We anticipate lively discussion and debate during the panel session and over dinner, as well as some outstanding networking! This event is free for all women working in the tobacco and vapor industries. 

Please register for the event by email to
VENUE: THE CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL, a 10-minute stroll from the ExCeL exhibition center.


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