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Novotel London City South
Ranked #266 of 1,072 Hotels in London
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

London is expensive - make no mistake! Inspite, we decided to go for a more expensive hotel just to avoid any surprises or frustration. Hey, we were staying for one week!
The hotel is located rather conveniently just 5-10 minutes walk from London Bridge Station (Jubilee and Northern line as well as several bus lines). Shakespeare's Globe and the Millenium Bridge are about 10 minutes by foot. And for the art folks the Tate Modern is also close by. I want to mention particularly Burrough Market almost just around the corner as it offers culinary treats from local production among others. Busy but very good! You must check it out as well as all the pubs and restaurants around it.
The hotel meets international standards with its modern and very clean rooms. With a queen bed, flat tv, bathroom with shower and tub plus a separate (!!!) toilet they provide the basics in a pragmatic way. Amenities include a boiling jug and iron. There is well equipped gym boasting a sauna and steam room (Hammam). Very stylish!
We did not use room service or the breakfast buffet as we thought the GBP 16 pp are too expensive (we later discovered that having breakfast downtown is almost as expensive but then switched to Burrough Market). The breakfast area looked clean and was very brightly lit due to the massive glas front facing the rear.
There are 3 PCs and a Playstation in the lobby but all of them were mostly occupied by kids playing computer games. This was a nuisance at times because it prevented us from checking what to do and printing our boarding passes. But the people at reception were kind enough to print them for us. There is WiFi available for free, though.
All in all a nice stay! Considering the cost and value for money we may try out a different hotel next time.

Room Tip: Rooms facing the back are quieter. Gym, sauna and hammam are on the sixth floor.
  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Victoria P, Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2014

Thank you very much for your review, I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Novotel London City South.
I look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
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Victoria Parry
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Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

Just returned after staying for a weekend with my family. Great location. Lovely rooms. Food ie breakfast and we had an evening meal 1st class.Even the childrens meals were lovely. Can't praise it enough and would recomend it to anyone going to London.Defently go back.

Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Victoria P, Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2014

Thank you for your kind comments and compliments – I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

Perfect family stay in a great location between 22nd - 25th July 2014. Booking in was so easy and as we had arrived early we were allowed to leave our luggage in a secure room without charge whilst we went into the city. All staff from reception to bar staff extremely friendly and helpful. House keeping the same. When we went to our room we found two very minor errors which were rectified immediately and with many apologies. The breakfast was superb and staff at hand at all times. Perfectly clean and tidy throughout the hotel. Extra special thanks go to the female Italian receptionist and Thomasso at the bar, two thoroughly attentive and professional members of staff, as I am positive all other members of staff are. Easy booking of activity tickets at reception. Borough Market a few minutes walk. Eat in this area to suit any purse. I would definitely stay here again and easily recommend this as a perfect base for a London stay with the family or a couple. Thank you for helping make the break so memorable.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Victoria P, Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2014

Thank you very much for your kind review. It is much appreciated and I can assure you that my team will be delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I look forward to welcoming you back again very soon.
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Victoria Parry
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

Just returned from two nights here. Hotel is very close to many London must-do's - Borough Market, Tower Bridge, Tower of London, Underground... Lots of food options nearby. All the staff is very nice and helpful. Special thanks to Joana for her great advice/recommendations!
Would definitely go back.

Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Victoria P, Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2014

Many thanks for your kind review. I am glad my team made your stay enjoyable.
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

lovely hotel, nice location next to the southwark area and very close to southbank and riverside.
the breakfast is nice and they care for children well, we had two young children who loved the stay. the parking is good too.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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Victoria P, Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2014

I’m very grateful that you could take time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards,
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Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

Very clean, comfortable, modern, hotel. Absolutely wonderful service!

The staff was very professional and friendly. The beds in the rooms were quite comfortable and there was always plentiful coffee available.

Great location, close to the Borough Market, where you can get good local food.

Stayed: July 2014
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Victoria P, Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2014

Thank you for your review, I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay.
Hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed 22 July 2014

We have had a good stay with an excellent breakfast to set you up for a day of walking and sightseeing. The room was good, it had a great view of the Shard and was on the 6th floor. Ask for a view of the Shard.

I would definitely visit this hotel again.

Room Tip: Get a high room facing the Shard, it's an amazing view!
  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Victoria P, Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2014

So glad you had an enjoyable time at the Novotel London City South. We very much appreciate the feedback and we hope to see you again soon.
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Address: 53-61 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HH, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Southwark , London Bridge
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#29 Green Hotel in London
#198 Luxury Hotel in London
#244 Family Hotel in London
Price Range: £130 - £269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel London City South 4*
Number of rooms: 182
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Novotel London City South is an AA 4 star hotel ideal for a weekend or holiday in London. The Shard, Borough Market, London Eye, Tate Modern, Millennium Bridge, Shakespeares Globe Theatre, Vinopolis and St Pauls Cathedral are just minutes away, while a short tube ride will get you to the shopping, nightlife and theatres of the West End. Guests can enjoy our Elements Restaurant, Clinks Bar and rooftop leisure and fitness suite with gym, sauna and steam room. Free WiFi & internet, chargeable parking available. ... more   less 
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