Hotel in Detail:One of a new wave of modern purpose built Travelodge's sited in London to take advantage of the 2012 London Olympic games.
The Travelodge Southwark follows the trend for this brand of keeping its interiors, furnishings and amenities standardised across the entire portfolio. The result of this means you can book any Travelodge and be confident in what to expect on arrival. It also means rates can be kept lower as everything is bought in bulk keeping costs in build and maintenance down with the savings passed on to the customer.
All bedrooms have their private bathroom facilities. Beds are of King size and covered with a duvet. The guest room has a desk, seating area, TV and tea and coffee tray. Rooms suitable for families and some adapted for improved accessibility are available.
Onsite is a restaurant and bar combined called the Bar Café The restaurant serves a breakfast where for a fixed price you can eat as much as you want. Snacks and evening dinner is also served. The bar is fully licensed and serves a full range of alcoholic and soft drinks.
Vending machines also onsite.
24 hour reception.
This Travelodge has WiFi internet access.
Early check-in and late check-out options are available for a small charge.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Southwark 0.1 1 miles (0.2 km), Railway Station: London Waterloo East 0.3 miles (0.5 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 1.4 miles (2.2 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 7.2 miles (11.6 km). Within just 0.5 miles (0.8 km) there are 2 overgound railway stations and 3 tube (underground) stations.
Just over 300 yards from the banks of the River Thames is this purpose built hotel, the Travelodge London Southwark. This is the southern side of the River Thames. Its actually a handy little section of London as its sited with in a 90 degree curve of the Thames making all the major bridges easily accessible for all central parts of London, including the city of London. The financial areas of London (square mile) are actually directly north of the hotel just over either Blackfriars Bridge of Southwark Bridge, for the west end take either waterloo bridge or Westminster bridge. Half a mile south of the hotel is the very busy and bustling area of Elephant and Castle which includes a shopping centre. Actually a major road intersection the surrounding areas have become known by the same name. Even closer at 0.3 miles to the east is Borough High Street which is a busy high street with plenty of shops and amenities. Just to the north is the Tate Modern art gallery (0.2 miles), Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (0.3 miles) and the Millennium Bridge which is actually a pedestrian walkway over the Thames built to commemorate the year 2000. There are many places of interest in the surroundings areas including Vinopolis City Of Wine (0.4 miles) (wine attraction that includes the Southwark information centre), South Bank Complex (0.4 miles) (includes theatres and gallery) Southwark Cathedral (0.5 miles), Imax cinema (0.6 miles) and the Imperial War Museum (0.6 miles).
Wireless Internet: 30 minutes internet access is complimentary (no charge), 24 hours is £3, 1 week is £12, 2 weeks is £20, 1 month is £35
Parking: There is no onsite parking but there are 4 NCP pay car parks within half a mile.
Bedroom Numbers: Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 4 out of 5 by 3409 past guests
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 498 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4 out of 5 from 3409 reviews)
More hotels from this chainIf your first and only choice is for the Travelodge chain your options for the same brand nearby are:
Travelodge Waterloo: is 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 90% and rates start from about £63.
Travelodge Central Bank: is 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 70% and base rates begin at about £49.
Travelodge Covent Garden: 1.3 miles (2.0 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £70.
Travelodge Central Tower Bridge: 1.3 miles (2.2 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £51.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% 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. Travelodge Hotels across the chain average 76% so this hotel is one of the better rated Travelodge hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 454th from 865 London hotels, 3rd of 43 Travelodge Hotels, and 119th of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.2 miles, 0.3 km) would be the 3 star Holiday Inn Express Southwark, with rates that start from about £75 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Pasha Hotel. 1.7 miles away (2.7 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 57% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £35 (theres free WiFi too).
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 4 Star Citizenm London Bankside seems like a possible option. The Citizenm London Bankside is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (202-206 Union Street, SE1 postcode) which we list extend for a 1.0 miles (1.6 km) radius. Consisting of 13 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 20 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 15 three star hotels (average rating 86%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 76%). Top 3 star hotels are Premier Inn Southwark Tate Modern, Travelodge Waterloo , Premier Inn Southwark Borough Market, Premier Inn County Hall, Premier Inn Blackfriars (Fleet Street) and the Premier Inn London Bank (Tower) (all six with a rating of 90%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated is Corinthia Hotel London (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £149 per night. Starting from £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 70%) with top rates of £438 at Corinthia Hotel London (5 Star, 99%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £246, Four Star average: £131, Three Star average: £100 and Two Star average: £65.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Waterloo Hub Hotel and Suites top.