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Welcome to Holiday Inn Express London - Southwark

Location: Downtown/City Center

  • Location: Downtown/City Center
  • Closest City: LONDON
  • Distance From Hotel: 0.0MI
  • Local time zone: GMT-00:00

Check In: 2:00 PM Check Out: 11:00 AM

  • Check In: 2:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Late checkout available

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  • American Express
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Accessibility

Accessibility

  • Number of Rooms:24
  • Service Animals Allowed

Languages

Languages

  1. English
  2. Spanish
  3. French
  4. Italian
  5. Romanian

Pet Policy

Pet Policy

Guide Dogs or Service Animals are accepted

What's nearby

What's nearby

Attraction:
Tate Modern
Distance From Hotel:0.2MI
Attraction:
London Eye
Distance From Hotel:0.3MI
Attraction:
Borough Market
Distance From Hotel:0.5MI
Attraction:
The Shard
Distance From Hotel:1.0MI

Internet

Standard Internet Service

Standard Internet service is free for all guests
Wireless Internet available in Standard Rooms,Executive Rooms,Suites,Business Center,Public Areas

Accommodation

Accommodation

  • Hotel renovated in:February 01, 2014
  • Total number of rooms:136
  • Total number of rooms with only one bed:6
  • Total number of non-smoking rooms:136
  • Total number of accessible rooms:24
  • Total number of floors:7

Make the Holiday Inn Express London-Southwark hotel your base for a buzzing central London location and excellent transport links.

Friendly staff welcomes you on your arrival at our intimate 136 rooms hotel near London's cosmopolitan South Bank. Holiday Inn Express London-Southwark is a short walk from Southwark Underground Station and Blackfriars Network Rail Station with direct train services to Gatwick and Luton Airports. Settle into your air-conditioned Guest room,
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Make the Holiday Inn Express London-Southwark hotel your base for a buzzing central London location and excellent transport links.

Friendly staff welcomes you on your arrival at our intimate 136 rooms hotel near London's cosmopolitan South Bank. Holiday Inn Express London-Southwark is a short walk from Southwark Underground Station and Blackfriars Network Rail Station with direct train services to Gatwick and Luton Airports. Settle into your air-conditioned Guest room, decorated in contemporary colours, and start each day with an Express Start Breakfast in our lively Great Room.

Getting around London is easy with London Bridge and Waterloo stations just a short stroll from the hotel. Cross Blackfriars Bridge to get to the London Stock Exchange, Royal Courts of Justice and Bank of England.

We're just minutes from the lively cafes, theatres and galleries that dot London's trendy South Bank. Walk along the River Thames to the Tate Modern gallery, housed in a converted power station, or stroll over the futuristic Millennium Bridge to elegant St Paul's Cathedral. Why not stop by Borought Market for food tasting en route to the Shard.

Holiday Inn Express London-Southwark's central location puts chic bars and restaurants on your doorstep. Ask staff to recommend their favourites or do your own research via free wireless Internet in our open-plan Lobby.

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Features
The hotel is situated in an ideal location; 5 minutes walking distance to Southwark Tube Station and Blackfriars Station. Come and enjoy the most famous London attractions as the London Eye, Tate Modern, and Tower Bridge on the Riverbank.

Guest Reviews

Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 324 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good service overall but bed is too soft and breakfast needs improvement Overall, the service is good. Staffs are helpful. Only issues are: - bed is a bit soft; sofa-bad is terrible - breakfast needs improvement; stayed for seven nights and breakfast was the same all days... maybe cycle different menu every 2-3 days. - noticed that the carpet is not vacuum... some dirt was still there from the night before. 28 August 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by perfect hotel perfect place to stay. staff are friendly and location is convenient. 28 August 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Unexpected FREE Wifi & Breakfast make our family feeling so good ! Good location ( only 5 mins walk to Old Street station ) Unexpected FREE Wifi & Breakfast make our family feeling so good ! Tidy and clean ! Very good in detail ! Comfortable bed but a little bite small for 4 persons in a room when we extend the sofa bed ! 28 August 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Zentrale Lage,Guter Service Hotel in zentraler Lage ,nähe U-Bahnhof ,Zimmer nach hinten ruhig .Kontinentales reichhaltiges Frühstück , Preis/Leistung OK .Freundliches Personal. Beim nächsten London Besuch gerne wieder. 27 August 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Confortable hotel, good breakfast but second bed to be improved! Everything was ok, as expected. Very good service, cleanliness, breakfast included is really an added value. About the room space we were already advised but the only concern was about the quality of the sofa bed used for the two additional people in the room: I think that newer and better sofa beds should furnish the room, even maintaining the overall space, it is matter of quality and model but the hotel and the room deserves better sofa beds! 26 August 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Comfortable bed and good service Everything was good, especially beds, room cleanliness and breakfast. 25 August 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent location and great service Close to Old St tube station and easy to reach all central London attractions. Great choice of breakfast options and service was excellent. Room was quiet and spotless, with a lovely shower room. Would definitely return. 25 August 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Gutes Preis-Leistungsverhältnis Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt. Das einzige Minus ist die Wartezeit beim Frühstück. Am besten geht man erst ca. 1/2 h vor Ende der angegeben Zeit. 24 August 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Ideal for a weekend in London Convenient for the Underground. Comfortable and quiet room. Good breakfast 23 August 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Wouldn't recommend Room very noisy could hear young children screaming in next room. Went to get breakfast no where to sit but you don't see this until after you have got breakfast because of the room setup. We ended up eating in reception. This must be a regular occurrence for staff as none of them seemed to think it was strange a family of 4 sat on the floor eating breakfast! Have a roomed booked for a chessington break next Monday and have already paid for it before out experience we will probably go home instead. 22 August 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Zentral in London Das Hotel hat uns sehr gut gefallen, es liegt zentral. Für uns war es top, da unser Sohn gleich nebenan im Studentenwohnheim war. Die U-Bahn war in ein paar Minuten zu erreichen. Nur als Deutscher sind wir ein etwas besseres Frühstück gewohnt. Aber wie heißt es so schön -Andere Länder - andere Sitten-. 21 August 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Uncaring Staff, even for London. Air conditioning noise levels were atrocious, ear plugs were provided as a solution ! Room should never have been considered as adequate accommodation. Staff were uncaring and incompetent at dealing with issues. Expensive, even for London, for the standard of the hotel. Avoid. 20 August 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Location close to underground. Great service Location is accessible to buses,cabs and underground. Breakfast is great although they serve the same food everyday. Staff are nice and helpful. 19 August 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by London Trip Das Hotel liegt zentral an der U Bahnstation Old Streeet etwa 5 min und an mehreren Bushaltestellen. Das Hotel ist sauber und das Frühstück reichlich aber halt Englisch. Die Matratzen waren für meinen Geschmack zu weich. Da bin ich von meinen USA Aufenthalten besseres gewohnt. Alles in allem ist das Hotel aber eine gute Anlaufstelle für einen London Trip. 19 August 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Schoen Das Hotel war schoen...................Das Service war auch nicht schlecht......................................................... 19 August 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by 240 Air Con was noisy Hi there Room 240 had noisy air con, even when it was switched off it was still making noise. Reception said there was no engineer available but they'd change my room the next night. Still had a bad sleep. Frank 18 August 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Awful...and getting worse! No customer care....no care at all. Elevators appalling, rooms all smell of smoke. Breakfast was like feeding time at the zoo...absolute chaos and staff/management completely absent. No recognition of me as someone who has stayed before and is loyal to the IHG brand. 17 August 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by gute Basis gute Lage wenn man in Stansted landet, man kann vom Liverpool station zum Hotel gehen. Tube in wenigen Minuten zu erreichen DasHotel liegt an der Grenze des Buisinesszentrums zu einen älteren stadtteil, ein wenig " multi-kulti". Waren zufrieden mit Ausnahme dass das Zimmer für einen Familenraum zu klein wat und zu wenig Ablageflächen hatte, und das die Frühstücksauswahl ein wenig reichlicher sein könnte. Zusammenfassend eine sehr gute, sichere und saubere Basis für eine Aufenthalt der sich der Entdeckung Londons widmet und nicht der Erholung IM Hotel! 17 August 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Buena opción para familias Familia de dos adultos y dos niños (11 y 14 años). Estuvimos en el hotel 5 noches a principios de Agosto del 2014. El hotel es una buena opción para poder alojarse los cuatro en una única habitación, a un precio razonable, y con desayuno incluido, teniendo en cuenta las tarifas en la ciudad. El desayuno es poco variado y siempre el mismo, Seguramente un aspecto a mejorar Los niños durmieron en un sofá cama. La habitación es pequeña pero suficiente. Hay que desplazarse al centro en metro (Old Street) y hacer transbordo en la estación siguiente. La estación está a 5 minutos. Una opción más agradable es desplazarse en autobús como el 55 (para ir directamente a Oxford Street), y el 243 (a la estación de Waterloo) Se tarda una media hora.. También está próximo a la estación de Liverpool, dónde llega el tren directo del aeropuerto de Stansted. 17 August 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good location, breakfast, clean bath room, but sofa bed is not great. Everything was great at the Holiday Inn except for the sofa bed. It's smaller than a standard full-size bed, and sages to the middle. The breakfast is marvelous, more than just a continental one, but rather a buffet with many good selections. The location is also safe and convenient, with fast-foods and convenient stores around, and good pedestrian traffic at night, though it's a bit of walk with luggage from the nearest Tube station. 16 August 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Lovely stay - very clean bathroom Was very impressed with this hotel. Bathroom and shower were the cleanest I've ever seen at a hotel and the room was very presentable. Hotel is in a great location, 2 minute walk to the tube. Breakfast in the morning was busy but the helpful staff helped us find a place to sit and made sure it was clean for us. Only problem I had was that I couldn't connect my phone to the wifi but as I was only staying one night it wasn't really a problem.I would defiantly stay here again. 13 August 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Very comfortable hotel and very good location First time staying Holiday Inn Express and was happy with the choice. Double bed very comfortable but bed sofa not very good. Room and bath cleanliness perfect! Good service and breakfast! Location very good for visit London. 12 August 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Nice room and Great value The room is nice and clean but...when I was there I looked around and to my satisfaction everything was good. So I lay on the bed for 10 mins just plain-fully relaxing when I heard this noise. It was very disturbing, so I called the reception and asked for them to come and check it, So when a guy came, he told me that it was the air conditioning and that it will go on all the time. For a minute i was shocked. After a while of checking the receptionist offered me if I would like to change rooms, and obviously I said yes. So that is my story. My next room was nice and the same as the other room, so i recommend Holiday Inn Express to you. By the way the price is great if you're coming for a quick night 11 August 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Holiday Inn Expres Old Street Appalling noisy airconditioning in what was a hot room and a poor breakfast in a busy place with no seats detracted from an otherwise fine room and very impressive bathroom. 11 August 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by so happy wonderful stay and staff. couldn't have been kinder to the kids! 09 August 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good Service and Conveniently located Excellent location within 1min walk from supermarket and 3mins walk to Old Street tube station. We were a family of four with two early teens so it was a squeeze into one family room but nevertheless room was clean and facilities sufficient for our needs. Staff were polite and provided good service. Breakfast a bit chaotic with number of visitors but nevertheless has a good range. 09 August 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Great value for a couple. Helpful, friendly staff. Comfortable room for a couple but small for a family. Convenient location. 08 August 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Really good service; room above usual standard The staff were very friendly, especially when compared to other London hotels I've stayed in. The room was great - love the choice of hard or soft pillows. Choice of breakfast was good without being exceptional. Really well located by Old St tube stop - very convenient for meetings in Central or South London 08 August 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Nice hotel. Pity about the night time noise Stayed one night (Saturday) - hotel was great and staff very helpful. However, the hotel is next to a university residence and at night the drunken noise (shouting, swearing and constant revving of car engines) coming from the square behind the hotel went on unti 4 a.m. so didn't get much sleep which pretty much spoilt our stay. 06 August 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by would stay again great location First time staying Holiday Inn Express and was quite happy with the choice. Problems with air conditioning meant room was too hot for good nights sleep but the comfortable bed helped. Location perfect for getting into London and right near a Sainshury's express. Breakfast fab choice and good standard. Overall pleased.m 05 August 2014
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