Have stayed here before. For the money, the location is brilliant but little things do disappoint: there were no towels in the room or shower gel when we arrived. Went back downstairs to reception because no-one was answering the phone. Very pleasant gentleman on reception gave me double portions of shampoo and shower gel, and said housekeeping would supply towels. Went out for a walk. On return towels had appeared but housekeeping had decided our supplies of soap/shampoo were too generous and had removed half! The following morning went to shower - 8:45am on a Sunday morning. Hot water was tepid at best, but by the time I had washed my hair was stone cold. Breakfast is good quality and big choice, but the queue! Would say standards are slipping since my last visit
- Bankside House
- 24 Sumner Street Bankside London SE1 9JA England
- Group Name :
- Type :
- 3 Star Accommodation
- Size :
- 572 rooms
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Bankside House offers a sociable and affordable place to stay. It has a great range of facilities like a lively bar, games room, TV lounge, launderette, and pay as you go internet terminals, all in one amazing location. Stay here on the South Bank of the River Thames, just behind the Tate Modern, and you'll find attractions like Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and The London Dungeon within easy reach. To top it all off a fresh continental or full English breakfast is included in the price!
As Bankside House offers single, twin, triple and quad rooms, you can stay here whether you’re travelling alone, with friends, or with family. You will find that most of the bedrooms here have ensuite shower rooms. However if money is tight you can opt for a single room which shares the bathroom with just one other room. Whatever room you choose, you will find a bed, desk and wardrobe inside, as well as really useful amenities like tea and coffee making equipment.
Bar / Central Heating / Coffee/Tea Maker / Cot / Desk / Desk & Lamp / Elevator/Lift Access / Fax Machine / Fire Escape / Games Room / Ground Floor Access / Interior Room Entrance / Internet Terminal / Laundry / Parking / Shared bathroom / Shared Kitchen / Shower / Tea & Coffee / Television Lounge / Toilet / Tourist Information / Wake Up Service
Bankside House is just behind the Tate Modern in Bankside, so this is the first place you should visit. You should also take the spectacular Thames-side South Bank walk, or stroll to attractions like Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Clink Prison Museum, Southwark Cathedral and the London Eye. Take a walk across one of the River Thames bridges and you’ll be able to explore places like the Tower of London and St Paul’s Cathedral. There’s plenty of trendy waterside restaurants and pubs nearby too.
LATEST TRAVELSTAY OFFER. Get a FREE English Breakfast when you book.
Your breakfast includes: Bacon, eggs, sausages, beans, mushrooms, hash browns, tea & coffee, juice..
Bankside House has a billiards table for guests to enjoy.
FREE for all children under 2 years of age using existing beds/cots. All bookings with children must be detailed in 'special requests' at the time of booking. Extra rollaway beds are not available.
Check in from: 3pm
Check out by: 10.30am
Rooms at Bankside House can be booked from
6th July 2013 – 28th September 2013
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If you arrive before check in at Bankside House, you can leave your bags at reception. If you will be arriving after 6pm, notify the accommodation in advance as reception closes at 11pm. The security staff can check you in and give you your 24 hour access security card.
You have a choice of full English or continental breakfast at Bankside House, served from 7.30am to 10am.
Bed linen and towels are supplied and changed every 3 days. Your room is cleaned daily and your waste bin emptied.
There are a limited number of parking spaces available.
Weekdays: £20.00 per day
Weekends: £10.00 per day.
- By Tube:
- To get to Bankside House on the tube you should travel on the Jubilee line, get off at Southwark Tube Station and follow the by foot directions below.
- On Foot:
- Once you arrive at Southwark Tube Station, you should exit onto Blackfriars Road and turn to your left. Take your 4th right into Southwark Street, turn left into Great Guilford Street and left into Sumner Street. This is where Bankside House is located.
Bankside House Reviews
Really enjoyed my stay at Bankside House as staff friendly and welcoming. Rooms clean and comfortable and ideally located by the Thames (fab value for money) Quality breakfast with plenty of choice!! Looking forward to another stay hopefully next year
Always a pleasure to stay at Bankside House anyway - great location. On this occasion though I was fortunate enough to be upgraded to the top floor flat which was immaculate. Excellent facilities and view. A very pleasurable overnight stay and superb value. Well done
Bankside House is in a good location for Southwark Underground Station. Very efficient and freindly reception. Basic room but clean and secure. Very good breakfast
Bankside House provided exactly what I expected of student accommodation. Everything that was required was provided including a great breakfast. It would have been nice if the room had a full length mirror in it (even on the inside of the wardrobe door). It would also have been nice if there was some WiFi access, if not in the rooms at least in one of the communal rooms