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LSE Bankside House

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   24 Sumner Street, London SE1 9JA , England (London Bridge)
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

My friend and I, both pensioners, wanted accommodation in central London that didn't break the bank. Our main requirements were that it should be clean and have comfy beds. This fitted the bill excellently. The rooms are functional and clean. The beds were comfy and clean and the shower worked well. Both vital requirements for an oldie like me No... More

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Sussex, Uk
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Student accommodation available for B&B in vacations. Very clean room with ensuite shower/wc. There were four single beds, perfectly comfortable and clean. Towels, toiletries and tea/coffee supplied. Reception staff could not have been more friendly and helpful.the breakfast (included in the rate) was enormous and there was a wide choice. Ebony served us; what a nice lady! Bankside House is... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed in LSE single . The location of hotel is very good . Backside of Tate Modern musem. 4 min away from tube station if you walk. They provide free wi-fi in the rooms . The complimentary breakfast was okay . housekeepers replace towels every two days , sheets once in a week. One negative thing about room is... More

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Newcastle Upon Tyne
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with friends. Rooms a basic and clean. Located a two minute walk from the Tait gallery and a short walk across the river to St Pauls. Only 1 mile walk to the Imperial war museum and a five minute walk to bankside and its bars. The breakfast is good.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very happy with the hotel. It is centrally located right behind the Tate Modern. It can be easily reached by train or the tube but it is also ideal if you prefer walking. It is not expensive compared to average London prices. Breakfast was amazing and the staff was helpful indeed. The room was OK, clean with basic... More

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Stephanie S, Manager at LSE Bankside House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on Trip Advisor. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated the great value accommodation on offer at LSE Bankside House. I will be sure to pass on your very kind comments about our amazing Breakfast and helpful staff to our Management Team and we look forward... More

Cholargos, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was very small and beds uncomfortable, bathroom was less than average. Location looks good but it is far away from the underground stations and transportation especially at night) isn't so easy. Breakfast is very good, staff is excellent and wifi very fast. They were changing towels every second day and there was basic ckleaning every day. Bed clothings were... More

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Stephanie S, Manager at LSE Bankside House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. I am surprised you thought the location of LSE Bankside House to be far away from London's transport networks, as Southwark and London Bridge stations are both within a 5 minute walk from the front door and the area is well-served with nearby bus stops offering a variety of routes in and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not have much time in London but we wanted to see all the main sights, that's why LSE Bankside was a perfect solution. It was like in the heart of the city, but in a quiet buisness district - in the back of Tate Modern and 10 mins walk from London Eye. We didn't waste our time in... More

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Stephanie S, Manager at LSE Bankside House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for LSE Bankside House on Trip Advisor. Located on London's South Bank, adjacent to the Tate Modern and within a short walking distance of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, the famous Borough Market and St Paul's Cathedral makes LSE Bankside House the perfect choice for exploring all that London has to offer!... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Bankside for a week in August 2014. As other reviewers have noted, the massive advantage of the place is its location - Bankside is 5 minutes from the South Bank and within 10 minutes of London Bridge Tube Station and the Northern and Jubilee Lines. The rooms are extremely basic - what you see on a site... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very disappointed of that student house. The bathroom was very dirty (hairs all over the place, dust) when we arrived, and only after 4 times of asking and false promises the stuff sent someone (at 11pm the second night). Even then, he just wiped the floor, without really remove the hairs. Obviously, they don't us hoovers in the... More

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Stephanie S, Manager at LSE Bankside House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review on Trip Advisor. All rooms in LSE Bankside House are serviced daily. However, on this occasion it appears we did not live up to our usual high standards and I am sorry if we disappointed you. I will ensure your comments are passed on to our housekeeping staff so that... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited london for the Lse Summer school, It was a nice place to stay, the rooms were very comfortable and there were pretty nice restaurants nearby as well, The Bar on the ground floor is amazing with Good liquor and Great music, Even the front desk staff was really nice, as it was my first time in london, the staff... More

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Address: 24 Sumner Street, London SE1 9JA , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > London Bridge , Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — LSE Bankside House 3*
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Bankside House provides Bed & Breakfast accommodation near the Tate Modern Gallery - it's just a one minute walk away from the front door. Bankside House is also located near The Shard, Shakespeare’s Globe, Borough Market and St Paul’s Cathedral as well as being within easy reach of the City of London and the West End. With its location and price, Bankside provides incredible value for anyone wishing to stay in central London. ... more   less 
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