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“Current favorite London hotel”
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South Place Hotel
Ranked #39 of 1,069 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence
Northampton, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Current favorite London hotel”
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

Uber chic beautiful boutique hotel in great central location and excellent value. Been here a number of times over last year. Staff are all really friendly and helpful. Welcomed with tasty mint fruit spritzer while sorting out the room key. Rooms not largest but decent size. Massive baths. Great nights sleep guaranteed with black out blinds and aircon. Rainforest showers and fantastic toiletries. Room service is always pleasant and efficient filet steak comes highly recommended. Breakfast is also lovely - no buffet here. Eggs benedict are beautiful freshest of ingredients are obviously being used. The full breakfast was a surprise with home made baked beans. The guest spaces are stunning with a good selection of cocktails and beers. They've got this right - try it you won't be disappointed and it's also good value. Hotel always smells fresh especially at Christmas with wonderful homely smells of Cinammon and berries

Stayed August 2014, travelled on business
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Susanne T, Manager at South Place Hotel, responded to this review, 6 November 2014
Dear NHamptonTraveller,

Thank you for writing such a positive review.

The hotel is designed with our guests in mind as well as providing five star service for customer satisfaction. I have shared your comments with the entire team.

We hope to welcome you back to the hotel once again.

Warm regards,

Susanne
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London
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

Few places manage to be cool and friendly. This is one of them. The staff are wonderful and the hotel exudes life, charm and impishness! Lay back and enjoy! Don't miss out on the hidden garden bar and the roof top terrace

Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank Davinder
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Susanne T, Manager at South Place Hotel, responded to this review, 6 November 2014
Dear Davinder,

Thank you for your recent review.

I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and you were able to experience our secret garden bar and roof top terrace.

We hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the future.

Warm regards,

Susanne
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London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2014

This is without doubt one of the best hotels I've ever stayed in. Booked this hotel for our 25th wedding anniversary and it was perfect the staff are so helpful and friendly but super efficient . The hotel itself is modern and spotlessly clean and in a great location. If you are looking to stay in London do not hesitate book the south place hotel.

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bruce R, General Manager at South Place Hotel, responded to this review, 3 September 2014
Dear Steve C,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

I was delighted that you chose South Place Hotel to celebrate such a special occasion, and that you had an enjoyable stay.

We hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the future.

Warm regards,

Bruce
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York, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2014

One of my hotels of choice when in the City. Great service and location - and consistent each time I have been. Quick and efficient check in and check out.

Pro's:
* Top rate service
* Hotel and room layout - perfect
* Room amenities (great toiletries, TV etc)
* Location
* Wonderful cocktails
* Quiet rooms
* Great restuarants on site

No cons.

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled on business
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1 Thank tjd501
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Bruce R, General Manager at South Place Hotel, responded to this review, 3 September 2014
Dear tjd501,

Thank you for your recent review.

I was so pleased to read your kind comments, and that you were able to make the most of your stay here.

We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Warm regards,

Bruce
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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2014

It was a couple of weeks that my wife and myself stayed for just one night but we are still talking about it now. Right from the moment you step in the hotel lobby you feel that the hotel is very different from anything else. It is trendy, modern and really fits in well with the increasingly fashionable east end of London. The room was very well furnished and attention to detail throughout was fantastic. The bath was huge and the bathroom was very luxurious. I love the little touches such as the bar area in the room with a whole lime for you to cut for G&T's. The mini bar is also reasonably priced. The bar in the evening had a very chilled atmosphere with a live dj playing background music. The comfortable armchairs in the bar were also great to sink into with a drink after a night out. The staff are also very friendly and approachable and a credit to the hotel. My only criticism which is very minor is that the bars are very small and there were no seats. Really want to stay here again very soon.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bruce R, General Manager at South Place Hotel, responded to this review, 3 September 2014
Dear Patrick M Lucas L,

Thank you for writing a review following your recent stay.

I am thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and and that we made such a favourable impression on you and your wife.

We hope to welcome you back to the hotel again soon.

Warm regards,

Bruce
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Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for a weekend for my wife's 40th birthday. Hotels is fabulous, it's chic, clean, ideally located for moorgate tube station and the staff are very friendly. Everything is so efficient, we had a problem with the TV in the room one day and within 2 minutes someone was up to our room to fix it. The rooms are lovely and the bath was huge. Will definitely stay here again

Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bruce R, General Manager at South Place Hotel, responded to this review, 3 September 2014
Dear Webbohullfc,

Thank you for your recent review.

I am thrilled that you chose South Place Hotel to celebrate such a special occasion and I hope your wife had a fantastic birthday.

Your comments are very kind and we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the future.

Warm regards,

Bruce
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

Wonderful staff, perfect food, truly a delightful stay;) I had the pleasure of staying at South Place Hotel after a long 24 day Europe Tour. I decided to book the hotel based on its Trip Advisor 2014 Travelers' Choice Award. The hotel is absolutely exquisite! The staff are friendly, attentive and efficient. I was given a full tour of all the features in my room and throughly acquainted with the hotel amenities. I decided to order room service as I was beyond exhausted from my travels. For dinner I ordered the lamb with a side of potatoes and the omelet breakfast. Needless to say the food was absolutely delicious. The beds are beyond plush and the bathroom is just stunning. I was rather sad I didn't stay in London another evening just to enjoy my room a bit longer.

Stayed August 2014, travelled solo
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Bruce R, General Manager at South Place Hotel, responded to this review, 3 September 2014
Dear Keisha M,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us during your exciting tour of Europe.

I hope we can welcome you back for a longer stay next time you are in London, when you can try our restaurants and bars.

Warm regards,

Bruce
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Property: South Place Hotel
Address: 3 South Place, London EC2M 2AF, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > London > City of London
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #39 of 1,069 Hotels in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:5 star — South Place Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 80
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
South Place is an 80-bedroom, luxury hotel in the City of London, just minutes away from Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations. The first hotel from restaurateurs D&D London, South Place Hotel features Conran-designed interiors, 2 restaurants (one of which, the Angler, was recently awarded a Michellin star), 3 bars and 5 private dining and meeting rooms. The hotel is alive with the buzz of local London neighbourhoods, including Silicon Roundabout at Old Street; the creative communities of Spitalfields, Shoreditch and Hoxton, as well as the chic and sharp energy of the Square Mile. The staff are young and vibrant, passionate about ensuring guests have a warm welcome and a wonderful stay. ... more   less 
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