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Novotel London City South

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Gym TVs did not have remote control, staff member walked in and when I asked, was told TVs don't work. No apology nothing. Asked to shred some documents and as they have no business office they wouldn't let me use their shredder. My colleague stayed in same hotel and the TV didn't work, their was a leak in the bathroom... More 

Thank Steve T
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our second time at the Novotel London City South and even better then the last time. The reception upgraded us to a suite for the night which was situated on the corner of the Hotel with double aspect windows (soundproofed fortunately). Apart from the Comfortable Bedroom, the suite comprised of a Lounge and dining area, a large Bathroom with separate... More 

Thank Andy G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'd recommend this hotel purely for its location - access to the tube network is superb and it's just a 5 minute walk from the river and Bankside pier. There is so much to do in the vicinity with the rest of London so easy to get to. The staff here couldn't be more helpful. You can fit a family... More 

Thank Elizabeth S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have spent several nights here on business trips. The rooms are decent sized, with nice beds and a very nice shower or bath. The restaurant serves a full breakfast buffet, where you have a choice of either continental style or you can assemble a full English breakfast (minus the black pudding, but I don't like that anyway)

Thank Arjen H
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in the Novotel for two nights on a business trip to London in July. It's a tough time to find a reasonable room for a less than astronomical price in London at the best of times, but especially while Wimbledon and the Grand Prix are on. The Novotel was well priced and I had a very good sized... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is well located particularly for business people, although on a noisy busy street. Like most Novotel hotels it is fairly modern, clean but with little atmosphere. Service/staff is very good except at the bar. Rooms are comfortable (except that windows are not terribly well sound proofed), particularly bathroom is nice with good shower. Excellent breakfast buffet.

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having a formal dinner to attend, and not having a reliable train service at all south of London, I planned an overnight stop. Excellent room - quiet despite being on a main road. Good furnishings, clean, equipped with a good shower. Breakfast was excellent with a good selection of items on the buffet.

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Victoria P, Front Office Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear Toasted Wombat, 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. Kind regards. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed at many Novotels in Australia and my first experience in the UK was disappointing. As a Laccor member, the service standards and room quality didn't quite match my previous expectations. The photo of the room didn't follow the layout we had on arrival. We had our family of four with two teenagers in a very warm room... More 

Thank Sonja P
Victoria P, Front Office Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear Sonja P, Thank you for your feedback. We treat all of our comments with the utmost seriousness and we will be investigating this matter accordingly. I do hope we get the opportunity to welcome you back, Kind Regards. More 

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lighting in room just a little harsh, but otherwise a well appointed and comfortable room. Seperate WC room and both bath and shower cubicle provided. Comfortable bed, air conditioning, just a little traffic noise but nothing too disturbing. Desk area with power points and tea/coffee making supplied. Breakfast was of good quality, especially the sausages. Pleasant and efficient staff and... More 

Thank Martin W
Victoria P, Front Office Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear Martin W, 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. Kind regards, More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located around a 10-minute walk from London Bridge tube station and around 5 from Shakespeare’s Globe. The staff were friendly and helpful. The room we had was nice and big and clean. I particularly liked the blu-tooth speaker that was available and the fact it had a nice amount of plug sockets. The bathroom had a nice... More 

Thank Shane D
Victoria P, Front Office Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear Shane D, 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. Be advice that we are working on a new room service menu available 24h with a multiple choices. I look forward to welcoming you back again very... More 

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Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard, the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street, foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest attractions such as Tate Modern and Shakespeare's Globe. Despite Southwark's many popular draws, instant calm can be achieved easily by turning down almost any side street. For more urban buzz, a quick stroll across famed bridges like the pedestrianized Millennium Bridge or the ever photogenic Tower Bridge yields access to the very core of Central London. And with London Bridge Station as this neighborhood's main transportation hub, getting across town (or to anywhere in England for that matter) is a relative breeze.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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 

Additional Information about Novotel London City South

Address: 53-61 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Southwark , London Bridge
Price Range: $149 - $297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel London City South 4*
Number of rooms: 182
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Also Known As:
Novotel London City South Hotel London
Accor London City South
London Novotel
Novotel London City South England
Hotel Style:
#27 Green Hotel in London
#206 Luxury Hotel in London
#245 Family Hotel in London
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