Hotels Near the Olympic Park, London

by TerriRexson

A guide to booking hotels near the Olympic Park in London, UK. The Olympic Park contains the Olympic Stadium and other key London 2012 venues.

The Olympic Stadium is the main athletics venue for the London 2012 Olympics.

The Olympic Stadium is inside the Olympic Park in East London.

Inside the Olympic Park you'll also find the Aquatics Centre and Water Polo Areana where diving, swimming and water polo events will take place.

Also within the Olympic Park are the Basketball Arena, Handball Arena and Hockey Centre.

The Olympic Park is also the location of the Olympic Village where athletes will be staying.

Hotels Near Olympic Park - Quick Links

The links below will take you direct to booking pages showing location and availability of hotels near the Olympic Stadium in London. I live in the UK, but not in London, we have regularly stayed in London hotels and these are the two websites I recommend for finding a good deal on a London hotel room. 

Laterooms.com - Hotels near Olympic Park
Laterooms.com specializes in finding the best deals for hotel rooms at the last minute. It's best not to wait until the last minute for Olympics hotel bookings. Dates for July and August 2012 are already bookable. Laterooms is always my first stop for hotels in London, I've had great deals through them on many occasions. They pull in deals from lots of hotels.

Expedia.co.uk - Hotels Near Olympic Park
Expedia is another of my favorite sites to book hotels in London. This link will take you directly to hotels near the Olympic Park.

Olympic Stadium, Olympic Park

Olympic Stadium, Olympic Park
Olympic Stadium, Olympic Park

What is the Olympic Park?

The main venue for the London 2012 Olympics.

There are many locations for the London Olympics, but the main location is the Olympic Park. The Olympic Park is a large area that contains the Olympic Stadium where the athletics will take place. 

Also within the Olympic Park are the Aquatic Centre, Water Polo Arena, Basketball Arena, Handball Arena and Hockey Centre. The Olympic Park also contains the Olympic Village where the athletes will stay. 

If you have tickets for events at any of these venues, or the Olympic Park itself then this page will help you find a hotel to stay at. 

Where is the London Olympic Park?

And Olympic Stadium

It's known as the London 2012 Olympics, but of course London is a very big city. The Olympic Park is located to the north east of central London. Look out for Victoria Park as a landmark to find the Olympic Park on a map - the Olympic Park is just to the east of Victoria Park. 

Olympic Park Postcode

E20 2ST

The Olympic Park postcode is E20 2ST. The Olympic Park has been allocated its own postcode.

Venues within the park also have specific postcodes. E20 is actually a new postcode district that has been introduced for the Olympic Park. 

Not all hotel sites will recognise the new postcodes immediately. 

Olympic Park Address

Stratford

The Olympic Park is in Stratford, East London. The address for the Olympic Stadium is:

103-113 Marshgate Lane, Stratford, London E15 1PG

Many hotel searches required an postcode or region (Stratford) to find a London hotel. 

Hotels Near Olympic Stadium, London

Keeping the Hotel Cost Down

If the Olympic Park is your only or main location for the Olympics then you may want to consider a hotel within commuting distance of Stratford. Hotel prices in near the Olympic Park and in central London will be high for the duration of the Olympics. 

Just make sure you can easily get to one of the rail or tube stations that serve the Olympic Park. 

Olympic Park Rail and Tube Stations

Rail: Stratford station, Stratford International station, West Ham station

TubeStratford (Jubilee and Central lines), West Ham (District and Hammersmith & City lines)

Holiday Rental Apartments

You could also consider a holiday rental apartment for the games. Many properties are being rented out for the Olympics. 

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

After the London 2012 Olympics, the park will be known as the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. It will be turned into a parkland area with many of the Olympic facilities dismantled. 

Updated: 02/24/2012, TerriRexson
 
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BrendaReeves on 02/25/2012

I bet the UK is really excited about the Summer Olympics coming to London. Think of the revenue it will bring to the city, not to mention the excitement.

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