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31 May–1 June 2016: Training
1 June–3 June 2016: Conference
London, UK

Venue, Hotel & Travel

Venue | Hotel information | Public Transportation | United Discount | International Attendees

ExCel London

Conference location

ExCeL London (map)
One Western Gateway
Royal Victoria Dock
London, E16 1XL, UK

Hotel information

To receive the Group room rate at the hotels listed below, be sure to mention the Strata + Hadoop World room block. Rates will be honored until 13 May 2016, or until the block sells out, whichever comes first. 

DoubleTree by Hilton - Tower of London
DO NOT go to the similarly named Hilton Tower Bridge.
7 Pepys St.
London EC3N 4AF

Group room rate: £220 (single occupancy) plus 20% VAT (inclusive of breakfast)


Aloft London ExCeL
One Eastern Gateway
London E16 1FR

Please contact the hotel directly for availability and rates. 

Public Transportation:

London has six international airports. If you are flying into the capital to attend Strata + Hadoop World at ExCeL, we recommend using London City Airport if you can as it is less than a mile from the venue. Other airports are Heathrow Airport and Gatwick.

Directions to Doubletree by Hilton Tower of London
(DO NOT go to the similarly named Hilton Tower Bridge.)
7 Pepys Street, London, EC3N 4AF

The hotel is close to Tower Hill underground station, Tower Gateway and Fenchurch Street train station (all within a 3 minute walk)

  1. Heathrow Express Train - from Heathrow, takethe Heathrow Express to Paddington station(15 minutes.) From there, either take the Circle line to Tower Hill station or get a cab; average fare = £25.
  2. Metro/Underground - from Heathrow, take the Piccadilly line to Hammersmith. Change there to the District line, get off at Tower Hill Station. Journey time: 90 mins.
  3. Taxi - from Heathrow, average fare = £90. Journey time: 75 minutes.

Directions to ALoft and ExCeL
One Eastern Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock

  1. From Heathrow, take the Heathrow Express to Paddington station (15 minutes). From Paddington, head south on the Circle line (yellow). Change at Tower Hill, walk to Tower Gateway station. Head east on the DLR towards Beckton. Get off at Prince Regent stop for ExCeL and Aloft London ExCeL.
  2. From Gatwick, take either the Gatwick Express or a Southern train to London Victoria. From there, take either the Circle (yellow) or District (green) line to Westminster. From there, take the Jubilee line (grey) to Canning Town. From there, take the DLR towards Beckton, and get off at Prince Regent stop for ExCeL and Aloft London ExCeL.

More information on how to get to the ExCeL by the DLR (Docklands Light Railway), Tube or other means of transportation. Please note that if you are taking the DLR line, exit at the Prince Regent stop.

United Airline Discount


Purchase your ticket online with United and receive a 5% - 10% discount off the lowest applicable fares. Use promotion code ZVUR591372 (case sensitive) for the discount, and there are no fees for booking online. To check schedules and to take advantage of this offer, please visit,

Or, you can call United Meetings Desk at (800) 521-4041 and you can speak with a live meeting planning agent. 

International Attendees
Entry Requirements and VISAS

For EU and US citizens, a valid passport is needed to travel to the UK. Passports must be valid at least 6 months beyond intended stay. Travelers must also have tickets or documents for onward travel.

For non-EU and non-US citizens, please check with the British embassy or consulate in your country to learn the visa requirements for travel to the UK. Your visa application may require a letter of reference from O'Reilly Media, Inc. proving you will attend Strata in London. Please contact if you need such a letter. We advise you to apply for a visa as soon as possible.


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