Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Southwark 0.3 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: London Waterloo East 0.4 miles (0.6 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 1.2 miles (1.9 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 7.2 miles (11.6 km). Great local rail links via 2 network rail (mainline overground) and 3 underground (tube) stations within a half mile (0.8 km) circle of the hotel. Situated on the South side of the River Thames is the Mercure London Bridge Hotel. Very close to the city of London which is easily accessed by Blackfriars or London Bridge. Within walking distance of the Bankside/South Bank complex which includes attractions such as the Tate Modern, Globe Theatre, Royal National Theatre and the Royal Festival Hall. Other nearby attractions include the London Dungeon, Southwark Cathedral, St Paul's cathedral, Monument, HMS Belfast and the London Eye (Millennium Wheel). Access into the heart of London and the vibrant nightlife and Theatreland is a few minutes by taxi over Waterloo Bridge.
Hotel in Detail:Built in 1999 the Mercure London Bridge is a contemporary hotel with 24 hours room service and front desk.
The medium sized bedrooms are decorated in contemporary style with neutral colour schemes. Bedroom amenities include smoke alarm, safe, hairdryer, tea/coffee tray, minibar, radio, satellite TV, phone, voicemail, wireless internet access and high speed transmission line.
5 bedrooms are adapted for better accessibility. Floors have 2 lifts for access.
Onsite at the Mercure London Bridge is the Loft Bar and Restaurant. The Bar is open 10.00 am till midnight while the restaurant serving international cuisine is open 6.30 am till 22.00. The Restaurant has a Light and airy atmosphere with a mezzanine floor. An ever changing international menu is served in the air-conditioned stylish restaurant.
The bar has a relaxed, intimate atmosphere and offers an excellent range of wines, beers, snacks throughout the day. Features a glassed roof atrium.
There are 6 meeting rooms with the largest having a capacity for up to 60.
The Mercure London Bridge also features its own onsite fitness room. Onsite luggage storage facilities and guest business centre.
Bedroom Numbers: 144 / 7 Floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £30 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf you would like to stick with the Mercure chain your nearest options are:
Mercure London Bloomsbury: is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 81% and rates start from about £106.
Mercure London Hyde Park: is 3.3 miles (5.3 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 79% and base rates begin at about £118.
Mercure London Paddington Hotel: 3.3 miles (5.4 km), rated at 73% and with rates from around £114.
Mercure London Kensington: 4.0 miles (6.4 km), rated at 72% and with rates from around £80.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 83% 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. Mercure Hotels across the chain average 74% so this hotel is one of the better rated Mercure hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 332nd from 866 London hotels, 1st of 7 Mercure Hotels, and 139th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Mercure London City Bankside and not too far (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court, where prices begin from around £96 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles away (1.3 km), has scored 75% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £58 (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 Royal Park Hotel seems like a possible option. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty one hotels that are closest to this location (71-79 Southwark Street, SE1 postcode) which we list extend for a 1.0 miles (1.6 km) radius. Consisting of 13 five star hotels (average rating 91%), 19 four star hotels (average rating 87%), 16 three star hotels (average rating 86%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 76%). Top 4 star hotels are Apex Temple Court, Apex City Of London Hotel and Apex London Wall Hotel (all three rated 91%). Of the 51 local hotels top rated is Cheval Three Quays Tower of 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 £151 per night. Starting from £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 70%) with top rates of £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 98%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £251, Four Star average: £126, Three Star average: £110 and Two Star average: £65.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked Mercure London Bridge 37th (joint) of 51 nearby hotels and 14th (joint) for the 19 four star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 14th of 50 (2nd of 19 four star hotels.). We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotel ranks 25th of 44 for pure value for money (Hilton Bankside was top).
Comment: Was called the Mercure London City Bankside until 2014. Mercure is part of the Accor group of hotels. This brand was setup to signify "a collection of hotels with character and individuality with strong ties to their local area