This renovated 17th-century convent is set in Hackney, near one of the sites for the 2012 Olympics and just metres from bars and restaurants. The Silkhouse offers a mixture of modern and traditional decor and light, cosy rooms. All of the individually furnished bedrooms feature a flat-screen TV and comfortable, thick duvets and bedding. All rooms share bathroom facilities and some have views of the garden. Homerton Rail Station is less than 2 minutes walk away, providing 25-minute links into central London. The Hackney 2012 Olympics Site can be reached with a 15-minute walk. Victoria Park is less than 10 minutes away on foot. 24-hour reception is available, and guests can also make use of the LCD TV and free WI-Fi in the relaxing lounge area. There is also a games room with pool tables.