We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Holiday Inn Express London - Southwark

Visit hotel website
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"}}
About
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express-London Southwark, the ideal location for business and leisure travellers visiting London. The hotel is situated on the south-bank of the River Thames and only minutes away from major London tourist attractions, such as the New Tate Modern, Shakespeare s Globe Theatre, St Paul's Cathedral, Royal Festival Hall, The Shard, The London Eye, which offers spectacular views of the London sky-line, and many more. The Holiday Inn Express London Southwark features 136 contemporary style bedrooms, all individually air conditioned offering guests a comfortable, warm and friendly stay. All our rooms have en-suite facilities, power shower, direct dial telephones, modem points at work stations with Free WiFi and Freeview television. In addition, the hotel is in close proximity to both Southwark Tube only a short distance from direct access to Westfield Stratford City, the O2 & Canary Wharf via the Jubilee line and Blackfriars Station Terminal with access to the Circle and District lines, allowing convenient access to attractions in the heart of London such as Leicester Square and London s Theatreland. All bedrooms have recently been renovated and the hotel has a newly refurbished lobby, great room and breakfast room. Free breakfast is also offered.
Read more
Property amenities
Breakfast included
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Show more
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Good to know
HOTEL CLASS
Hotel links
Visit hotel website
Special Offer:Book Direct and Save
Hotel deals
Location
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
1277Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
290Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Neighbourhood
Southwark
Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard, the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street, foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest attractions such as Tate Modern and Shakespeare's Globe. Despite Southwark's many popular draws, instant calm can be achieved easily by turning down almost any side street. For more urban buzz, a quick stroll across famed bridges like the pedestrianized Millennium Bridge or the ever photogenic Tower Bridge yields access to the very core of Central London. And with London Bridge Station as this neighbourhood's main transportation hub, getting across town (or to anywhere in England for that matter) is a relative breeze.
Read more
See all nearby hotels
Reviews & more
1,186Reviews
373Photos
32Q+A
100Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 296
  • 527
  • 243
  • 74
  • 46
Time of year
Traveller type
Language
  • More languages
  • Filter
  • English
Show reviews that mention
Hotel is clean and functional as is the case with most Holiday Inn Express. Location is excellent, easy walking distance to the Tate Modern, and subway stations, restaurants nearby. Staff were helpful and included breakfast was standard but good. Wait staff at breakfast were love
Read more
Exactly what I expected from an 'Express' type hotel. Relatively inexpensive, comfortable bed, clean room, adequate breakfast, friendly and helpful staff, a typical budget hotel. A perfectly good stay and I would certainly stay again.
Read more
OK, its a Holiday Inn Express, so you don't expect much.

The rooms are typical 'express' standard, similar to Travelodge.... so IMHO the beds are poor and I know I'll have a relatively poor nights sleep.

The bar/meal area is like a canteen, basic, but as you'd expect of a budge
Read more
Response from supratim B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express London - Southwark
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your candid review. We apologize that your recent stay did not meet expectations. We appreciate your comments and will share these with our team so that we can continue to improve our services. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future, so that we can provide a better experience. Sincerely, Supratim Bose Front of House Manager
Read more
Claudia who managed the counter was very warm and friendly. This is where you want to be if you are travelling for work. Its very businesslike nature and ambience makes it more trendy and relaxing. Simple breakfast but I swear the croissants were super-delish. I didn't get the na
Read more
Response from supratim B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express London - Southwark
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Supratim Bose Front of House Manager
Read more
My wife, son and I stayed here while on a short break in London. Everything about our experience was excellent. Special praise must go to the staff. Supratim on the front desk was incredibly helpful and friendly. Both he and Yumi at breakfast were very kind to my son, which was h
Read more
Response from Rodrigue A, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express London - Southwark
Responded 2 weeks ago
*Dear Neil, Thank you very much for your review! A big thank you for praising the quality of the service delivered, our team is working hard to let our guests feeling home and reading your comment make us proud and glad that we made you feel very well in our hotel. Rest ensured that I will pass along your terrific feedback to the rest of the team. Looking forward to welcoming you in our hotel in a not distant future, I wish you all the best, Kind Regards, William Mendez Guest Services Manager
Read more
Previous
Album Categories
All photosTravellerRoom & SuiteDining Family and Play Areas
Professional photo exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisorHoliday Inn Express London - Southwark
The Twin Room at the Holiday Inn Express London- Southwark
Professional photo exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisorHoliday Inn Express London - Southwark
The Family Room at the Holiday Inn Express London- Southwark
Professional photo exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisorHoliday Inn Express London - Southwark
The Double Accessible Room at the Holiday Inn Express London- Southwark
Previous
I have stayed at this hotel on several occasions in the past. Last time, we flew into Gatwick - LGW, and took the Thameslink train to Blackfriars - easy walk to the hotel. This time, we are flying in to Heathrow - LHR. Once, we took the Piccadilly line, changing to the Jubilee line, and got off at the Southwark station. I recall a lot of steps, and a lot of dragging luggage around. Is there an easier tube or train option to the hotel, from LHR ? Taxi or Uber would be very expensive. Thanks to all.
You can still get the Tube to Blackfriars.
0 votes
Show all answers
Is there a luggage store that we could use to drop off luggage before check in time?
Yes their is but they are very nice here they might even let you go to you room before time if it’s not too early
2 votes
Show all answers
Do hotel take a security deposit? If yes, how much we need to provide for the security deposit staying 1 or 2 nights? Cash or credit card?
They didn’t take one from me when I stayed.
1 vote
Show all answers
Do the adapted rooms have baths, roll-in showers, or a mix of both?
Walk in shower. Fab place.
1 vote
Show all answers
Is it true this hotel has no washcloths in the rooms?
There are no wash cloths here. It's a fab hotel and the staff are delightful. If you need a cloth you will have to bring your own. Breakfast is lovely and tasty.
1 vote
Show all answers
Previous
"I only stayed in one room so I can't comment on other rooms."
"Don't pay too much, simply not worth it..... its a budget hotel"
"Try elsewhere"
"We had a room on the 2nd floor - no noise at all."
"Ask for a room that doesn't not overlook the main street for a slightly quieter stay..."
Previous
PRICE RANGE
US$ 114 - US$ 312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
holiday inn express london- southwark hotel london
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandLondonSouthwark
NUMBER OF ROOMS
136
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing