World's first custom built yacht hotel docks at ExCel

ExCeL, the home for the London Boat Show from 2004, has announced the arrival of The Sunborn Yacht Hotel, the world’s first custom built, and luxury Yacht Hotel, to open mid April 2002. The Sunborn will be berthed in Royal Victoria Dock alongside the ExCeL exhibition centre’s eastern entrance.

Iain Shearer, CEO of ExCeL comments, “We are extremely pleased to have the UK’s first Yacht Hotel at ExCeL. The Sunborn is an excellent addition to the developing complex of hotels, shops, bars and restaurants surrounding our venue. It will provide both exhibitors and visitors with convenient and stylish hotel accommodation.”

The 110m Sunborn has 104 Suites which all include first class facilities, including network connections, with the majority of rooms complemented by waterfront balconies. The two Royal Suites comprise of separate bedrooms and living areas, a sauna and 20m terraces.

The Sunborn includes a 100 cover restaurant on the top deck, a lobby bar Yacht Club and an outdoor bar lounge open during warmer seasons. There are also two conference rooms, an auditorium and a meeting room with its own sauna and large terrace.

ExCeL is the UK’s international exhibition, conference and event centre and is located on a 100-acre site on the northern side of Royal Victoria Dock in London’s Docklands.

For Sunborn Yacht Hotel enquiries and bookings call 44 (0)870 040 4100 or email: