Hotel in Detail:The hotel itself is a modern style and all the normal fair of a Premier Inn. Its located in a quiet side street where the streets are cobbled making almost like a step back in time.
Bedrooms come with en-suite shower/toilet, flat screen television, Heating, internet access, radio, Tea/Coffee Maker, Hairdryer and Work Desk. This hotel has rooms adapted for customers with disabilities. Beds are arranged to enable easy access. Please note all rooms are subject to availability.
The Premier Inn Southwark Borough Market incorporates its own pub and restaurant combo which is called the Anchor Bankside and is adjacent to the hotel and directly connected. Its a traditional style pub and has a restaurant within it.
Breakfast is a full buffet selection including cereals, porridge, fruit, pastries, Full English and continental options.
Hotel has a lift and ironing facilities. Computer terminal in lobby. 24 hour front reception. Hotel has wireless internet access in all areas (free).
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Cannon Street 0.3 miles (0.5 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 0.9 miles (1.4 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 7.4 miles (11.9 km). 6 tube (underground) stations within a half mile circle (0.8 km) , makes this a great choice for transport links.
The Premier Inn Southwark Borough Market sits in a nice little location at the southern end of the South Bank. This puts its yards from the banks of the River Thames and within walking distance of a host of well known places of interest and attractions. Another big plus is that the hotel is just over 100 yards from Southwark Bridge which leads up to the City of London, the financial area and also known as the square mile. The river location makes for some nice walks along its banks with dedicated walking areas and many restaurants lining the route. The south bank is the stretch of the southern side of the river Thames along its banks between Southwark bridge and Westminster bridge and its where you will find Shakespeare Globe Theatre and Museum, the Tate Modern Art Gallery, National Theatre, Hayward gallery, Saatchi Gallery and the London Eye. The Premier Inn is only 5 minutes walk from London Bridge Station. Next to the hotel is the Vinopolis City Of Wine, the first ever adult attraction dedicated to the world of wine. It also houses the Southwark Information Centre. The main areas for night life in London's west end around Piccadilly Circus can be walked in around 30 minutes using the nearby bridges. Just 300 to the west along the south bank is Bankside pier which is part of the River Bus services making the hotel accessible but all transport modes. Millennium Bridge which is just past Bankside Pier enable your to cross from the south side of the river to the north side and to St Pauls on foot. Within 200 yards of the hotel is Clink Prison Museum which is dedicated to the former prison that stood here and holding prisoners till 1780. Next to the Clink Prison Museum is a full size replica of the famous sailing ship The Golden Hinde.
Other nearby places of interest include Southwark Cathedral (176 yards, 160 metres), Bramah Tea and Coffee Museum (0.2 miles, 0.3 km), Borough market (for food from around the globe (open Thu-Sat))(0.2 miles, 0.3 km) and the London Dungeon (0.3 miles, 0.5 km). Always worth a visit is St Katherine Docks which is just the other side of Tower Bridge.
Bedroom Numbers: 55
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.5 out of 5 by 1730 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.4 out of 5 from 53 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 258 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 1677 reviews)
Parking:Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges are applicable.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
More hotels from this chainAssuming your only interested in the Premier Inn chain your choices nearby include:
Premier Inn Southwark Tate Modern: is 0.4 miles (0.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 90% and rates start from about £135.
Premier Inn London Bank (Tower): is 0.5 miles (0.7 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 90% and base rates begin at about £68.
Premier Inn Blackfriars (Fleet Street): 0.7 miles (1.1 km), rated at 90% and with rates from around £210.
Premier Inn Tower Bridge: 0.8 miles (1.3 km), rated at 90% and with rates from around £187.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 90% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Premier Inn Hotels across the chain average 85% so this hotel is one of the better rated Premier Inn hotels.
A massive 24% above the average for 3 star hotels, 11% for Greater London and 5% above the average for the Premier Inn chain makes this a top pick and highly recommended hotel.
Milesfaster ranking: 120th from 865 London hotels, 2nd of 65 Premier Inn Hotels, and 19th of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 3 star Ibis Styles Southwark Borough Market, with base rates beginning from £106 and which has an 84% guest satisfaction rating. The Ibis Styles Southwark Borough Market also offers: free WiFi.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the The Z Hotel City. 0.9 miles away (1.4 km), has scored 84% from former guests where rates start from approximately £55.
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 4 Star Amba Charing Cross seems like a possible option being 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the Premier Inn Southwark Borough Market. The Amba Charing Cross has an extremely high guest rating of 97%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (Bankside, 34 Park Street, SE1 postcode) that we have data for cover a 0.9 miles (1.5 km) radius. The 50 consist of 11 five star hotels (average rating 91%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 87%), 15 three star hotels (average rating 86%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 76%). Of these hotels the highest rated is Cheval Three Quays Tower of London (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: See how the area stacks up for low rates using base rates. We use published base rates but note these do not reflect special offers or short term discounts so remain a rough guide. We have calculated the average base rate for all the 50 nearby hotels at £136 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 70%) to a high of £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 98%). Rate averages for each star rating: Five Star average: £225, Four Star average: £125, Three Star average: £97 and Two Star average: £65.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Cheval Three Quays Tower of London top.