Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Borough 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Railway Station: London Cannon Street 0.4 miles (0.6 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 1 miles (1.6 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 7.4 miles (11.9 km). There are 6 tube (underground) stations within half a mile (0.8 km). The Novotel City South London hotel is located just on the South side of the river Thames. Just 250 yards from Southwark Bridge which links this area with the City of London, London's financial district. From here its also just 1.5 miles to the very heart of London's tourist district and west end where the best of the cities night life is to be found. However Southwark itself has much to offer including a busy shopping high street along Borough High Street just a 400 yard walk . There are many local places of interest such as Bramah Tea and Coffee Museum (0.1 miles), Vinopolis City Of Wine (0.1 mile), Shakespeare Globe Theatre (0.2 miles), Southwark Cathedral (0.2 miles), Millennium Bridge (0.2 miles), Tate Modern (0.3 miles) and the London Dungeon (0.4 miles). The south bank complex with its arts theatres and college is 0.5 miles .
Hotel in Detail:The Novotel City South offers guests contemporary surroundings and accommodation.
All bedrooms feature a contemporary design with facilities which include Air conditioning, Safe deposit box, Mini bar, Radio, Satellite TV, Voice mail, WIFI Wireless Internet access, Juda (view port) and en-suite amenities (with hairdryer and radio).
There is a 24 hours room service available.
The air-conditioned Elements restaurant is open all day and serves a selection of international dishes. Open 06.00 till 23.00.
Guests can relax in Clinks Bar, a contemporary and vibrant setting with lounge area where snacks are available along with the drinks and is open 8am till midnight.
The Novotel City South hotel has 6 meeting rooms for up to 100 people theatre style.
Guests can work out in the rooftop leisure and fitness suite, exclusive to guests (charges apply), with gym, sauna and steam room. Hotel wireless internet access.
Bedroom Numbers: 182
Check-in: 12.00 noon
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £25 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf your first option for an alternative is again the Novotel chain take a look at these closest alternatives:
Novotel Blackfriars: is 0.4 miles (0.7 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 89% and rates start from about £127.
Novotel London Tower Bridge: is 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 82% and base rates begin at about £125.
Novotel Waterloo: 1.3 miles (2.1 km), rated at 81% and with rates from around £108.
Pullman London St Pancras Hotel: 2.1 miles (3.4 km), rated at 89% and with rates from around £149.
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 83%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) . Novotel Hotels across the chain average 84% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Novotel hotels.
Below average for a Novotel hotel but still a hotel to consider. The hotel remains better rated than most London hotels and additionally ranks above the average guest rating for 4 star hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 303rd from 866 London hotels, 8th of 15 Novotel Hotels, and 120th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.2 miles, 0.3 km) would be the 4 star Mercure London Bridge, with rates that start from about £109 and which has an 83% guest satisfaction rating. The Mercure London Bridge also offers: free WiFi.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the Grange Buckingham Hotel. 1.6 miles from here (2.5 km), has scored 82% from former guests where rates start from approximately £75.
Howabout an alternative hotel that has scores higher in guest reviews? Then the 3 Star Premier Inn Southwark Borough Market ticks many of the right boxes. The Premier Inn Southwark Borough Market 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 (53 - 61 Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 postcode) which we list extend for a 1.0 miles (1.6 km) radius. They are made up of 11 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 87%), 15 three star hotels (average rating 86%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 81%). Top 4 star hotel is citizenM Tower of London at 92%. Top rated of the local hotels is Cheval Three Quays Tower of London (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: Base rates can indicate the lowest available rates for a particular hotel. This is a good general guide but as base rates do not account for special offers and one off deals they can only be a rough guide. The average base rate for all the areas hotels is £135 per night. From a low of £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 80%) and the highest rates top out at £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 91%). The following are the averages for each star level: Five Star average: £220, Four Star average: £120, Three Star average: £106 and Two Star average: £65.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Novotel London City South Hotel 34th of 50 area hotels and 15th for the 22 four star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 29th of 50 (14th of 22 four star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 30th of 45 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Travelodge Central Bank was top).
Parking: Use of adjacent car park. (charge)