Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Bridge 0.6 miles (1 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 1 miles (1.6 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 8.2 miles (13.2 km). Sitting on Tower Bridge Road the Bermondsey Square Hotel has excellent links into the City of London which is just the other side of Tower Bridge. This location is on the southern side of the River Thames some 2.5 miles from the heart of tourist London around Piccadilly Circus on the northern side. Bermondsey has recently taken on a reputation as the trendy up and coming younger brother to some of the more established trendy hop spots in central London. Thanks in part to a £60 million regeneration project for the area. The hotel is also close to major amenities not least of which is Bermondsey square itself which the hotel overlooks. The square is home to a popular antiques market and the surrounding areas has many shops, bars, pubs and restaurants. There's a small supermarket opposite the hotel allowing for essential groceries. Major high street shopping within half a mile along Borough High Street. 1.5 miles from the major mainline railway station at Waterloo and half a mile from the mainline and tube station at London Bridge.
Local places of interest include the Design Museum (0.5 miles), HMS Belfast (0.6 miles), London Dungeon (0.6 miles), Borough Market (0.6 miles), St Katherine Docks (0.7 miles), Bramah Tea and Coffee Museum (0.7 miles), Southwark Cathedral (0.7 miles), Clink Prison Museum (0.8 miles), Royal Armouries and fusiliers Museum (0.8 miles), Golden Hinde replica (0.8 miles), Vinopolis City Of Wine (0.8 miles), Monument (0.9 miles) and the Tower of London (0.9 miles). Burgess Park is less than a mile to the south with a range of facilities with lots of open land and some woodland.
Hotel in Detail:The Bermondsey Square hotel is a 60's inspired modern boutique hotel wit a chic, fun and stylish feel. First opened in April 2009.
All bedrooms have air-conditioning.
Standard room facilities include Minibar, Telephone, Radio, Heating, Satellite TV, Tea/Coffee Maker, Hairdryer, Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock, Refrigerator, Work Desk, Ironing Facilities and DVD Player.
Deluxe bedrooms have upgraded amenities including luxury Mattison beds, Apple TV that integrates with laptop/Ipod, complimentary newspapers, stocked minibar/fridge and wet room with 20 inch Grohe drench showers. These rooms also come with access to exclusive club lounge.
Club rooms have a large Grohe drench shower, extra deep sprung mattress and Ipdo docking station.
4 Loft rooms/junior suites (named Lucy, Jade, Ruby and Lilly after women in 60's songs) have their own lounge area and terrace. Lucy has an 8 person outdoor hot tub. Also the amenities of the club/deluxe bedrooms.
On the first floor are six Terrace Rooms. These rooms come with private balconies with views over Bermondsey antique market.
Hotel offers a room service.
GB Bar and Grill is the hotels onsite restaurant. With 90 seats indoors and 120 seats on its outdoor terrace the restaurant overlooks Bermondsey square. The decor in the Restaurant is in line with the Hotels 70s style and the menu in the restaurant is a celebration of some contemporary European dishes. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Takeaway rotisserie chicken service available 1-2pm every weekday.
24 hour front desk with safety deposit box facilities. Hotel has a lift and luggage storage facilities. Bermondsey Square Hotel is air-conditioned. Business centre with secretarial service.
Complimentary wireless internet access throughout hotel.
Members lounge and small in-house spa.
No smoking throughout.
Bedroom Numbers: 79
Check-in: 14.00 till 00.00 (2 pm till midnight)
Check-out: 05.30 till 11.00
Parking:Private parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £10 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 82% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 83%. Therefore although the hotel is above average for London as a whole this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 389th from 866 London hotels, and 175th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.6 miles, 0.9 km) would be the 4 star Hilton Tower Bridge, whose lowest rates start at about £157 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating. The Hilton Tower Bridge also offers: free WiFi.
As the Bermondsey Square Hotel is a boutique style of hotel you might also be interested in the Citizenm London Bankside. This is also a boutique hotel and is (1.0 miles, 1.6 km) away. Rates start from around £114 and is rated by guests at 91%. The Citizenm London Bankside has: free WiFi.For somewhere with lower starting rates try the Holiday Inn Whitechapel. 1.6 miles from the Bermondsey Square Hotel (2.5 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 86% from its past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £84 (theres free WiFi too).
Why not choose a hotel with a higher customer satisfaction score? If that is what your after then the 5 Star Batty Langley's is potentially a good choice for you being 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the Bermondsey Square Hotel. The Batty Langley's has an extremely high guest rating of 96%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (Tower Bridge Road, SE1 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 1.3 miles (2.2 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 11 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 17 four star hotels (average rating 87%), 20 three star hotels (average rating 82%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 81%). Top 4 star hotel is citizenM Tower of London at 92%. Coming out as the top rated hotel is Cheval Three Quays Tower of London (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: We compare area starting room rates by using base rates. Bear in mind we use the published base rates which do not reflect short term offers and deals. They do however give a decent relative comparison. Looking at all hotels in the area the average base rate is £124 per night. They range from a low of £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 80%) up to £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 91%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £210, Four Star average: £115, Three Star average: £89 and Two Star average: £65.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors. We have a ranking for Bermondsey Square Hotel 35th (joint) of 50 and 16th (joint) for the 17 four star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 28th of 50 (7th of 17 four star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 27th of 45 for sheer value for money (Travelodge Central Bank was top).
2010: 5th Trendiest hotel in Europe
Comment: Part of the Bespoke Hotel Group. Bought by a middle eastern owner in 2014.