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citizenM London Bankside

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our visit started with a warm welcome and offer of a free drink at the bar. The mini fridge in the room had both softdrinks and snack provided free of charge. The rooms were quirky and modern perfect for the short stay although a longer visit might find them a bit too compact. All in great for our weekend. Would...

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Being one of my favourite hotels the choice was easy for this weekend in London. Almost everything was perfect in order, except this time a very nasty smell came out of the air vents from time to time. Not so nice.. But it can not take down my experience as the staff makes all the difference. They make me feel...

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West Thurrock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What can I say?? Wasn't sure what to expect, but we were pleasantly surprised. The room has everything you could want, mood lighting, free films, free wifi, a tablet that controls the telly, lighting etc and everything in the fridge is FREE (2 delicious fruit bars and selection of cold drinks). The bed was so comfy with blinds to block...

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Wells-Next-The-Sea
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked this hotel online as it was near our daughter's flat just a short walk away. It is very modern in all respects, the staff are young, friendly and very nice. Our room was quiet with a comfortable bed, all items in the small fridge are free which is very nice if you need a drink during the night. The...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

PODS. Very compartmentalized, futuristic atmosphere. Change the lighting in your room to suit your mood or darken the room to sleep. If y9u are traditional, don't stay here, you won't like it. However, if you are up for a little fun and a great bar, go for the gusto.

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Province of Alicante, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is less than a 10 minute walk from London Bridge Station and the same from the other direction and Southwark Station. Flat Iron Square is less than 5 minute walk and Borough Market is just over 5 minutes walk away. It is such a great location for travelling or staying in the area with loads to do. Checking...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have stayed in all the usual hotels in London so I was looking for something a little different for a weekend away with my partner. Having read the reviews on here for CitizenM I thought we'd give it a go....The first thing that hit me was the vibe of the place upon entering.....no stuffy reception area or aloof staff, just...

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citizenMichael, happily welcoming all the bleary eyed mobile citizens of the world at citizenM London Bankside, responded to this review

Hello citizenSteve Out of the ordinary is always a good thing. We believe that the hotel experience can be much more than dull lobbies and crystal chandeliers. That is why we dared to be different in our dream to provide affordable luxury for the people. We are sorry that you had a rude awakening on Saturday night. The alarms are...

Bergamo, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is amazing, the lobby is something to behold, the rooms are so hip, free movies are really a bonus (good title selection too, no old cheap b-movies, only premium new releases)! Loved this place, also the location is perfect, it is literally located behind the Tate, 5min away from boroughs market (great to have breakfast there), and a...

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citizenMichael, Welcoming the lovers and affair-havers at citizenM London Bankside, responded to this review

Hey 'NonnaDiBruder' You are something to behold. Our hotel was created for the modern day traveller. Sick of cheap movies, complicated wifi and stuffy lobbies. It is fantastic to hear the ambassadors made your stay extra special. The simple gestures make the difference. Like a red rose. Spread the love, citizenMichael

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this hotel after enjoying the CitizenM in Paris . Stayed for 4 nights with my daughter . Very modern , comfortable and clean hotel . Small room but designed very comfortably. Giant bed with wonderful blankets . Liked the big drawer underneath the bed where we could store 2 big suitcases. Wonderful breakfast and nice lobby to sit and...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago

For the money I paid (GBP 190) I got a small, but very cool room with a good bed, great selection of movies and minibar for free, a nice iPad to control it all and a very good venue for meetings and a late night drink! Very good service.. so if the need for a room is limited to sleep...

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citizenMichael, welcoming the explorers, adventurers and dreamers at citizenM London Bankside, responded to this review

Hey 'Gudleiv' We are far from normal here at citizenM. We have pushed the boundaries of the traditional hotel model and re-imagined the experience. All designed for our mobile citizens. Our rooms are on the smaller side. The frequent travellers nowadays would prefer to pay for a huge comfy bed, rain shower and free wifi and movies than a bathtub...

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Southwark
Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard, the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street, foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest attractions such as Tate Modern and Shakespeare's Globe. Despite Southwark's many popular draws, instant calm can be achieved easily by turning down almost any side street. For more urban buzz, a quick stroll across famed bridges like the pedestrianized Millennium Bridge or the ever photogenic Tower Bridge yields access to the very core of Central London. And with London Bridge Station as this neighbourhood's main transportation hub, getting across town (or to anywhere in England for that matter) is a relative breeze.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of London’s buzzing Bankside district—just minutes from the Tate Modern and Millennium Bridge, within walking distance from Southwark tube station (Jubilee Line) and London Bridge (Jubilee & Northern Line)—192 luxury non-smoking rooms await with free Wi-Fi, free movies, and a tablet MoodPad to control every hi-tech detail. Work or play in the oversized Vitra living room lobby with floor-to-ceiling stunning art, a prolific MENDO bookstore to peruse or purchase for your travels, and of course, canteenM’s 24/7 scrumptious eatery and bar to cure your hunger and thirst. ... more   less 

Additional Information about citizenM London Bankside

Address: 20 Lavington Street, London SE1 0NZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Southwark , London Bridge
Price Range: £134 - £207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — citizenM London Bankside 4*
Number of rooms: 192
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#24 Family Hotel in London
#33 Business Hotel in London
#61 Romantic Hotel in London
#77 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Ask for a quiet room when booking”
 of 5 bubbles admiral7, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“From ground floor to top, city view or other...you have options to suit your tastes”
  • Welcome to your room message on your in-room ipad
  • The pod with 'mood' lighting....you can change the colours with the in-room ipad
 of 5 bubbles SteveH870, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try one with outside view rather than the courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles arshado, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are the same and well soundproofed so no clear advantage by location”
 of 5 bubbles davidtS6480RP, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were given a room for a disabled person which allowed my husband more freedom of movement although he's not a wheelchair user!”
 of 5 bubbles lyndas463, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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