Hotel in Detail:The Hilton Tower Bridge brings boutique style within the walls of a large modern purpose built hotel. Conveniently just across the street from London bridge Station from where you can take train which will get you to Gatwick Airport within 30 minutes. Guests can make good use of the buzzy lobby lounge for informal meetings and is overall a great choice for business guests.
The Hilton bedrooms have a contemporary style with light and airy decorations and large windows that can be opened. Colour schemes are bold and are predominantly browns, reds, silver and creams. Furnishings are again modern and of designer style while light fixtures are inspired by Japanese lanterns. Amenities include flat screen TV's with pay movies, desk with chair, Iron and ironing board, Air Conditioning, Clock, Hair Dryer, Radio with alarm, laptop size Safe, tea and coffee making facilities, Data Port and WiFi. Windows are double glazed and can be opened.
Executive rooms have luxurious en-suite facilities and access to the executive lounge. The hotel suites have an additional living area along with a 2nd bathroom. Standard room configurations include twins and doubles. non-smoking rooms and there are thirteen rooms for the disabled (wheelchair accessible) are available subject to availability.
The bathrooms come with top brand toiletries.
Room service is available 24 hours with full restaurant menu (heart-smart and vegetarian options until 22.00).
Onsite on the ground floor is the modern and informal Jamies Italian Restaurant. Serves great rustic dishes with the aim of creating the feel of a local venue inspired by the Italian table. A place diners can relax and enjoy the company of the other diners. Good lighting and a pleasant atmosphere awaits guests.
Open 07.00 till 23.00
The 160 seat capacity 'TwoRuba Rar', also on the ground floor, is the place for a cocktail or your favourite tipple and where you will find a lively ambience. A trendy cafe/bar which features glass sides. Also serves fresh coffee, a full English breakfast and snacks. Lunch and dinner menus.
Open 07.00 till 01.00 (till midnight Sunday).
There is also an executive lounge with an outside terrace.
The business traveller will be pleased to note that the hotel offers 9 meeting rooms. There is a also a dedicated business centre open 07.00 till 21.00. Facilities include Courier Service, copy and Fax, WIFI internet access, mobile phone and pager rental and Transparencies. Other hotel features include a LivingWell Express Health Club with a well equipped mini-gym.
State of the art conference facilities for up to 400 guests, along with a stunning 9th floor terrace for up to 60 people.
As you would expect, the hotels reception area is open 24/7 for guest services. There are also luggage storage, laundry and dry cleaning facilities.
This hotel has a strict no-smoking policy in all areas.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Bridge 0.02 miles (0 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 0.6 miles (1 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 7.7 miles (12.4 km). This hotel boasts 4 tube stations with a half mile radius (0.8 km). The Hilton Tower Bridge is a new and modern hotel close to London Bridge Station and less than 1 mile from the City of London, the capitals financial centre. 'More London' are the grounds surrounding the London mayors office. This is a pleasantly landscaped area with shops and cafes. When the hotel was opened on the 6th October 2006 by the then London Mayor Ken Livingstone, it was only the second hotel to open in the borough of Southwark since 1840. The hotel is just on the southern side of the River Thames but access to the Northern side and the City of London is very easy via the close by Tower Bridge and London Bridge. Actually in Southwark, an area which dates back to Roman times. Nearest attractions include the London Dungeon (0.03 miles), HMS Belfast (0.15 miles), Southwark Cathedral (0.2 miles), Borough Market (0.2 miles) (Londons oldest fruit and veg market), Monument (0.3 miles), Vinopolis City of Wine (0.3 miles), Shakespeare's Globe (0.5 miles), Design Museum (0.6 miles), Tate Modern (0.7 miles) and St Paul's Cathedral (0.8 miles).
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge. Wireless internet access in bedrooms charged at £15 per 24 hours.
More hotels from this chainIf you prefer to stay with the Hilton chain these are your closest alternative choices:
Hampton By Hilton Gatwick Airport: is 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 88% and rates start from about £99.
Hilton Gatwick: is 0.4 miles (0.7 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 75% and base rates begin at about £90.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 88% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Hilton Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is one of the better rated Hilton hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 94th from 841 London hotels, 5th of 29 Hilton Hotels, and 35th of 314 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star London Bridge Hotel, with base rates beginning from £156 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating. The London Bridge Hotel also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Doubletree By Hilton Tower Of London. 0.5 miles away (0.8 km), has been rated at 87% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £98 (theres free WiFi too).
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 5 Star South Place Hotel could be a good choice, it's only 1.0 miles (1.5 km) from here. The South Place Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 95%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (5 More London Place, SE1 postcode) that we list cover a 1.0 miles (1.7 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 9 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 23 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 16 three star hotels (average rating 82%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 81%). Top 4 star hotel is Apex London Wall Hotel at 93%. Overall the best rated hotel is South Place Hotel (5 star) at 95%.
Base Rates: A look at how hotels compare for starting rates (base rates). These published rates are long term rates so do not take account of special deals and offers. The average starting rate looking at all the nearest hotels to this location is £116 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 78%) while the highest base rates are £340 at Shangri La Hotel London (5 Star, 92%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £170, Four Star average: £112, Three Star average: £98 and Two Star average: £68.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Hilton Tower Bridge 17th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 9th for the 23 four star hotels in the area. 46th of 50 (23rd of 23 four star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 31st of 50 when judging value for money (South Place Hotel was top).