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Novotel London City South

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Reviewed 16 January 2012

Check in was easy and quick and staff helpful & friendly. Room was clean and quiet. Excellent bus service (RV1) takes you from outside the hotel straight to Covent Garden for £2.30 (kids free) - no need to use the tube! Only downside was the cost of the car park which at £25 per day added significantly to the cost...

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CitySouth, Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, I am so glad to read that you had an enjoyable stay at Novotel London City South! We very much appreciate the feedback and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Victoria Parry Rooms Division Manager

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Reviewed 13 January 2012

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CitySouth, Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2012

A very expensive hotel, which never misses an opportunity to extract more money from you. At £165 a night it is not close to being cheap. Wi-fi is extra, films are extra, breakfast is extra. I couldn't find out if Air con was extra, as I couldn't get any to work. To be fair, this stay was better than previous...

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CitySouth, Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for your comments, we appreciate all feedback. I’ll look into the points your raised personally, and in the meantime, I hope we can welcome you back to the Novotel London City South very soon. Kind regards, Victoria Parry Rooms Division Manager

Lyon
Reviewed 13 January 2012

It's a Novotel meaning don't expect outstanding and original rooms. But they are large enough for 4. The hotel is well located despite in a non touristic area. Rates: OK Service: OK The second bed is a Z-bed: Ok for children, less convenient for adults. Peaceful and clean. All in all, good evaluation.

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CitySouth, Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, I’m very grateful that you could take time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Victoria Parry Rooms Division Manager

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Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed 11 January 2012

While overall the stay was good, the bathroom continued to have a strange smell throughout the 1 week we stayed in the hotel. The smell appeared to be be coming from the hand basin. The rooms were comfortable and while a little small were clean and well serviced. The lack of Free WiFi in the rooms is a disappointment and...

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CitySouth, Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for your comments. We appreciate all feedback and are glad you overall enjoyed your stay. I’ll look into the points your raised personally, and in the meantime, I hope we can welcome you back to the Novotel London City South hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Victoria Parry Rooms Division Manager

Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2012

stayed here 1 night as usual with the accor brands you get consistency. room clean and welcoming. breakfast great but a bit pricey at £15.95 per head, i think you would have to eat a bit of everything to get your money's worth. best selection of cheeses i've seen for breakfast at a hotel. only negatives i could find is...

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CitySouth, Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, 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 I'll be sure to pass on your comments to the breakfast team about the cheese selection! We very much look forward...

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Reviewed 6 January 2012

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Reviewed 4 January 2012

We stayed here in june whilst going to see a show at the O2. The hotel was clean and tidy, we had a family room which was a good size. The bar was empty and very pricey. The hotel is about 10 mins walk from the tube but I didn;t like the walk there late at night. We didn;t have...

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CitySouth, Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for your comments. We appreciate all feedback and are glad you found our rooms to be of a high standard in terms of size and cleanliness. I am suprised to hear that you did not like our location, yet I hope we can welcome you back to the Novotel London City South very soon. Kind regards,...

Hogwarts
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Location is everything in the City and the Novotel is really well placed. Easy walk to the City and Southbank, tube and British Rail are 5 minutes away, so it's really easy to get around. The rooms are modern, clean, minimal but there's some odd arrangements. I've had a room with a separate toilet without a basin which is 20...

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CitySouth, Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, 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 the location to be excellent. Thank you once again for sharing your feedback and we very much look...

Wiesbaden, New York, Seattle
Reviewed 22 December 2011

I like the location of the Novotel London City South because it's close to London Bridge Station. From there you have easy access to Gatwick and City South Airport, and the tube brings you quickly to Covent Garden, Piccadilly Circus and other major attractions in London. The hotel itself is a typical Novotel – not better, not worse. The staff...

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CitySouth, Manager at Novotel London City South, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for letting us know your thoughts, if you would have the time to contact me to provide further details on which room types you have been given during your past stays so I can look into this matter. My email address is H3269-DM@accor.com. With kind regards, Victoria Parry Rooms Division Manager

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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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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 

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Address: 53-61 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Southwark , London Bridge
Price Range: $206 - $376 (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
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#30 Green Hotel in London
#206 Luxury Hotel in London
#244 Family Hotel in London
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