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Novotel London City South

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My first over night stay in London led me to the Novotel London City south last week, and its safe to say it exceeded my expectations. The hotel doesn't miss a trick. Trendy rooms, which are spotless, fabulous bar with a great range of drinks and above all a fantastic team of employees, each one happy to help. We literally...

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Victoria P, Front Office Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear Louise A, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor following your recent stay at the Novotel London City South hotel. I was delighted to hear that you overall enjoyed your stay with us and in particular found rooms, location, our leisure facilities and staff to be excellent. It's always a pleasure to read that...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here at the end of march for a well deserved weekend away, and I am so pleased we decided to stay here. we arrived really early from our flight but decided to head for the hotel anyway where we were met by Babaye who was just so nice and checked us in early even upgraded...

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Victoria P, Front Office Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear Yvonne J, Thank you very much for your kind review. It is much appreciated and I can assure you that my team will be delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay especially Babaye who always try to give our guest the best experience. I am delight that you enjoyed this area in London which is very convenient with...

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good checkin experience. Busy at breakfast and many things run out but other things made up such as rooms, service and location. Wifi easy to login and fast. Good menu at reasonable prices for Central London

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Victoria P, Front Office Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear PaulHitchc0x, thank you for your very positive review about the hotel location but more importantly about the service. I will be sure to share your comments with the team as I am sure they will appreciate knowing that their efforts have been recognised and remembered. We look forward to welcoming you again soon at Novotel London city south. Kind...

Clevedon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night to visit the Globe and the London Film Museum. The hotel is conveniently situated south of the river and about 10 minutes walk from the Globe. On the 5th floor we had no issues with street noise, and anyway Southwark Bridge Road did not seem as busy as the roads north of the river....

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Dear Eric P, Thank you very much for your review, I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Novotel London City South. I am pleased to see that you did a lot of visit in London and enjoyed the area. I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Eric Lambert - Front Office Manager

Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a bit further out than others, but if you don't mind walking it's a great option. Rooms were clean and have just been refurbished. Staff very nice at check in. Bar a nice relaxed atmosphere, seek out Lucien for his friendly manner and great Pina Colada. We did not eat, but food looked good when served in...

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Victoria P, Front Office Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear Julie_R499, Thanks for your review. I am glad you had a good stay with us. I will share your comments with Lucien and Clive and I am sure they will be delightful to see your review. See you on your next trip hopefully! Kind regards, Eric Lambert - Front Office Manager

Eastleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We kicked off our Easter holidays with the kids with a mini-break to London using the Novotel as one of our bases. Right from walking through the doors were were made to feel like VIPs. We were hugely early as we wanted to make the most of sightseeing so we were able to leave our bags after a really personalised...

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Victoria P, Front Office Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear happyholidaymaker201, Thank you very much for your review, I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Novotel London City South. I am pleased to see that you like our area, and happy to see that you did a lot of visit in London. I will share your review with al the staff and I am sure they...

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location & friendly staff. Went in at 3pm for Afternoon Tea and only one other couple there so wasn't a great atmosphere but the food was delicious. It was a beautiful day so didn't linger inside too long but had a great view of the Shard from our table. Would recommend.

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Dear theGors, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit. I look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind regards, Eric Lambert - Front Office Manager

Swanage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in a brilliant location, close to Borough Market and the tubes and in walking distance but very disappointed in the chaos of breakfast ...long queues to get in to breakfast with people jumping the queues and nothing said, no bowls, coffee machine needing attention and running out of mugs, tables not being cleared and staff rushing round...

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Victoria P, Front Office Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear kaz7203, Thank you for your feedback. We treat all of our comments with the utmost seriousness and we will be investigating this matter accordingly with our food and beverage manager and all the appropriate actions will be taken to make sure that this case will not happen in the future. Kind regards, Eric Lambert - Front Office Manager

Chepstow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything that I am looking for in a city centre hotel - good location, efficient and friendly staff, good breakfast, good sized room with a decent bed and a nice bathroom. Had the availability of a small gym too. Overall a big tick.

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Dear Simon G, Thank you for your kind comments and compliments – I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Eric Lambert - Front Office Manager

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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.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Novotel London City South is an AA 4 star hotel ideal for a weekend or holiday in London. The Shard, Borough Market, London Eye, Tate Modern, Millennium Bridge, Shakespeares Globe Theatre, Vinopolis and St Pauls Cathedral are just minutes away, while a short tube ride will get you to the shopping, nightlife and theatres of the West End. Guests can enjoy our Elements Restaurant, Clinks Bar and rooftop leisure and fitness suite with gym, sauna and steam room. Free WiFi & internet, chargeable parking available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel London City South

Address: 53-61 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Southwark , London Bridge
Price Range: ₹ 11,599 - ₹ 21,330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel London City South 4*
Number of rooms: 182
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Also Known As:
Novotel London City South Hotel London
Accor London City South
London Novotel
Hotel Style:
#30 Green Hotel in London
#206 Luxury Hotel in London
#244 Family Hotel in London
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“The odd numbered (east side) rooms on the fifth floor are quiet and provide a view of Southwark Cathedral”
W3782UJericp, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you have booked a free 5pm checkout then make sure you check this on your arrival as you won't be told that you can't have it. Very frustrating when you have planned a day out until 4pm on the day of your check out! ”
642vanessa2015, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Floor one, odd numbered rooms face into the parking”
  • Room service breakfast.
SamuelR929, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The sixth floor have recently been renovated but maybe priced slightly higher though.”
DiederikB, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing either the carpark or the side street.”
JennaExe, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
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