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London City Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   200 Borough High Street, London SE1 1JX, England (Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark)
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Ranked #317 of 1,073 hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
edie209 Saltash, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saltash, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We got off the tube at Borough turned left and there it was. We were meet by a very pleasant lady and given the keys to our room. The room was very clean and more than adequate for our stay. It was also very quiet which did surprise us Although breakfast was not included they have a nice cafe next... More

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1948john, General Manager at London City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Edie, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are very pleased to hear that the location next door to Borough underground, and our high standard of cleanliness and friendly welcome added to your stay. We hope to welcome you back here in the future. Kind regards, Claudia More

Miami Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very basic hotel. Rooms quite small but amazingly clean. No aircon, no mini-bar, no fancy views, no fancy restaurant. Just by a very busy road but I think that they have managed to reduce the level of noise quite well. First time in my life that I had a "shared" bathroom, but was surprisingly very clean and... More

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1948john, General Manager at London City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for recognising all that we have done to make sure that the experience is positive for our guests. We do have a range of room types including double deluxe rooms with large beds, powerful rain showers, desks and armchairs. Ideal for those looking for more space during their... More

Oslo, Norway
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel -- stayed for 1 week in a single room with private bath. The room was clean and more than sufficient for my needs. The staff was friendly and helpful. The food at the cafe was good and reasonably priced. The hotel was easily accessible as it is located right next to the subway station. All in all, it... More

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1948john, General Manager at London City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Diana, Thanks very much for your review and we are so pleased that your week with us suited your needs. Our single standard rooms with shared bathroom work wonders if you are looking for affordable clean accommodation in central location. Good to hear that you enjoyed the food in our Cafe Riva. Kind regards, Claudia More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to this hotel few weeks ago literally just to go to sleep as i check in late and i needed to check out early in the morning. for what i saw, it was a nice hotel. More for bussiness than leisure. The staff were professional (thank you Brian for your help!). Othrwise it's a kind of basic hotel.... More

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1948john, General Manager at London City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Philip, Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel despite your visit being brief. As our hotel is right next door to the tube station it can come as a surprise to be so close. As you found out within a few steps from exiting the underground. I will take your feedback on board and look at ways... More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel was basic, service was ok. I. Future we would probably stay at a travelodge for similar money. The hotel was hard to find as it was just a door way within a row of cafes etc. there was no air conditioning just a fan in a tiny room on the hottest day of the year in London!

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1948john, General Manager at London City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, You are correct to say that our entrance is a doorway next to the ground floor Cafe Riva which serves delicious breakfasts to our guests. We always do let our guests know in our confirmation email that the entrance is a few steps away form the underground station and can be easy to miss as people can't believe... More

London, United Kingdom
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281 reviews 281 reviews
85 hotel reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You won’t find a big sign identifying this place and it took me a few sweeps of the area to the small entrance by Borough station leading up a flight of stairs to the Office. Thereafter the very helpful receptionist guided me back downstairs, out of the front door, through the adjacent cafe to my ground floor room. Very small... More

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1948john, General Manager at London City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sanjaya, Thank you for staying with us and we are very pleased to hear that you will be considering us for future stays. You stayed in one of our ground floor rooms which is on the same level and ideal for breakfast in the morning in Cafe Riva. As an independent business in my family since 1966 the cafe... More

Stenungsund, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice small hotel with excellent service, nice clean rooms and a good location, just above the Borough subway station, nice and quiet during the night, but no breakfast included, there is a nice cafe on the ground floor that has OK prices.

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Tewantin, Queensland, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a twin room with ensuite and found the room well appointed, tastefully decorated and the ensuite good quality fittings. All in all a comfortable stay that was close to everything. The staff were very helpful and even carried my bag a further two flights of stairs (we were on the third floor). The only slight difficulty were the... More

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Wiveliscombe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fabulously comfortable hotel - just rather strange to visit at first - with a tiny door leading off of the main street and a set of stairs up to reception. but what the hotel lacks in first impressions is very much made up for by the customer care on offer from the staff, the well appointed rooms with exceptional... More

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1948john, General Manager at London City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Franc, Thank you very much for your review of our family run hotel. I am really pleased to hear that our staff made you feel welcome. You are right to say that our entrance is very narrow, and I will be looking into ways to make it stand out more, however once inside we have a wide range of... More

Inverleigh, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I booked a twin room with shared bathroom at London City Hotel for our first 4 nights in London. I landed that day and found the hotel easily - it's right next door to Borough tube station which was really helpful. Our room was small, but for London it was expected. We had a sink, tv and... More

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Address: 200 Borough High Street, London SE1 1JX, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — London City Hotel 3*
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