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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 #303 of 1,073 hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel was quite a surprise as from the outside it was just a door on the street right next to Borough tube station, yet on the inside the hotel was spacious with many rooms. On our arrival all staff were immediately welcoming, friendly and helpful, and allowed us to check into the room early as it had already been... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to get to, friendly staff, lovely & clean. Shared bathroom, which worried me a bit, but was great. A quick stop off for 1 night & super value!......................................................

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived with quite low expectations but honestly this hotel couldn't have been better for the price! I had booked a twin en-suite room and it was spacious, there was a TV, kettle, fan, chair, two beds spaced apart, dressing table and wardrobe.....the en-suite had a large shower (much bigger than usual!). The room was spotlessly clean, and the beds... More

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Claudia S, General Manager at London City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vicky, Thank you for leaving such an honest review of your experience. It is so good to hear that you found us easily. As you discovered we are literally 3 seconds from Borough tube station and could not be any closer. We are so pleased to hear that the hotel facilities and the staff met your expectations. We really... More

Puerto Rico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the fact that immediately we went out the tube (Borough station), there it was! After a long trip to found this so quickly was like to find an oasis of the middle of the dessert. This was our first time in London and my husband and I really had lovely time, in part due to the staff wonderful advices... More

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Claudia S, General Manager at London City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Liza, Thank you very much for your review of both Cafe Riva and London City Hotel. Congratulations for your anniversary! We are so pleased to hear that the hotel facilities worked well for you and that you were able to make use of the free wifi in the cafe. Thank you for the recommendations to friends and family in... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked the London City Hotel last minute for a one night stay in London. My only real criteria were 1) close to the office, 2) ensuite and 3) less than £100. London City Hotel ticked all three boxes. Right next door to Borough tube station, although if I hadn't looked it up on Google StreetView before hand I probably... More

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Claudia S, General Manager at London City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alex, Great to hear that we completed the 3 top criteria for your hotel check list. If you would prefer an air conditioned room then please do select a single ensuite room for your next visit. You are absolutely right Cafe Riva downstairs in under the same ownership. Perfect for a breakfast to eat in or take away right... More

Redwood City, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was clean, the AC worked great, there was coffee and tea in the room, and one hour of free wifi. Good location for walking to many sites and next door to a subway station. I don't know if my room was meant for only one person, but there was no bathroom door, which would have been awkward if... More

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Claudia S, General Manager at London City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks very much for your review. I will certainly take on your feedback about noise levels and we will see what can be done. The rooms are sound insulated and no-one has mentioned this before but we will look into your feedback. Although the bed is larger than a normal single, the room type you were in is... More

London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a room here as I was going out for the night in Southwark Street and didn't want to be trekking home in the small hours of the morning. The hotel is basic but the location is good and overall it's decent value: I paid £75 for an en-suite double room which was clean and comfortable. The staff are... More

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Claudia S, General Manager at London City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I'm pleased that you were able to make use of our facilities and enjoy your night out in London and at such a reasonable rate. We are as you point out literally next door to the tube station and close to London Bridge and Southbank. We do offer free hour of wifi per day for our guests as... More

Christchurch,New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me burn these two words into your brain: 'cheap and central'. No it's not The Ritz with shared bathroom/loos in some rooms, dubious Wi-Fi, no air con but what the hell? What do you expect at the price? Cheap and London are not normally two words used in the same sentence when discussing accommodation. It's a two star that... More

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Claudia S, General Manager at London City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thanks for your review and for recognising our great location and fantastic staff team. As an independent and family managed hotel, we ensure that staff care as much about our customers as we do. Although we only have 20 rooms we have a whole range of room types reflected in the price if the room. From rooms with... More

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is literally a thirty second walk to the borough tube station. The hotel is across the road from a Starbucks, and above a great café for breakfast, café Riva, it is also a three minute walk from a Sainsbury's express and if you keep walking there are great restaurants and pubs all the way to London bridge. The... More

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Claudia S, General Manager at London City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and for all the local tips on what is good in the area and easily on hand. We have had a rather hot July and you are absolutely correct to say that at any other time of the year the rooms are perfectly suited to not having air-conditioning. It is very good to... More

Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 6 nights and had a 5 star hotel service. The staff is really helpful and kind. The room was good and the cafe Riva downstairs is a great place also with excellent food and lovely service. They never missed a "good morning" with a smile on their faces everyday. Will definitely come back to both of them.

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Claudia S, General Manager at London City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jeremy, Thank you very much for your review. On behalf of all the staff at London City Hotel and Cafe Riva, we are very pleased that you experienced a consistently 5 star service over the 6 days you were with us. Please do come back to see us again. Best wishes, Claudia 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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