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71 out of 100

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Hilton London Bankside

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9.1

Excellent (10,440 ratings)

London, United Kingdom - 

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350 m Tate Modern

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490 m Globe Theatre

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1.12 km St. Paul's Cathedral

Hotel Overview

Hilton London Bankside is widely regarded by guests for its exceptional service and prime location. This hotel, nestled in a vibrant area, provides easy access to local attractions and diverse dining options, making it a favorite among travelers seeking both leisure and convenience. Its modern amenities and elegant design contribute to an overall luxurious experience.

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Hotel highlights

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Location

  1. Location: Guests love the hotel's proximity to popular tourist attractions and public transportation.
  2. Staff: The friendly and helpful staff receive high praise for their exceptional service.
  3. Amenities: Modern and luxurious amenities are a major draw, enhancing the comfort of stays.
  4. Design: The sleek and elegant design of both common areas and rooms impresses guests.
  5. Cleanliness: High standards of cleanliness are consistently mentioned in reviews.
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Area for improvement

Parking

  1. Price: Some guests find the hotel's pricing to be on the higher side compared to others in the area.
  2. Wi-Fi: Issues with Wi-Fi connectivity and speed have been reported by a few guests.
  3. Noise: Noise from nearby rooms or the street can sometimes disrupt the peace during stays.
  4. Room Size: A few guests have mentioned that some rooms feel smaller than expected.
  5. Breakfast: While generally liked, the breakfast option has received mixed reviews for variety and value.

Amenities

Grocery/Convenience store

Soundproof rooms

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pool

Parking available

Parking available

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Restaurant

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Total 10,440 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.9

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9.4

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4.6/5

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4.5/5

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agoda

289 Reviews

8.9 / 10

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booking

2,737 Reviews

8.9 / 10

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expedia

1,001 Reviews

9.4 / 10

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google

2,679 Reviews

4.6 / 5

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tripadvisor

3,734 Reviews

4.5 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Pool

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Property was mentioned 754 times

6% Negative91% Positive

Reviews based on Property

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Salma Bah5 months ago
4/5Google icon

We stayed here for 6 nights. Let me start by saying the Location wasn’t that bad, it a bit outside of the london city center which wasn’t bad and 6-10mins away to an underground line which was good but buses to get here wasn’t the greatest if you prefer to use a bus route so you can enjoy the city more. It also closer to most of the touristy stuff (london eye, tower bridge, Westminster, borough market etc, the tate is literally a minute or two walk to the gate). Now that this is out of the way let me get to the real review! The hotel itself! The hotel again wasn’t bad, the size was pretty spacious and it looks modern. Lobby smelled great and felt welcoming but there were things that annoyed me about my stay here. When we first got to the room we did our little usual checks before settling in we noticed that our sheet on bed smelled musty like it wasn’t changed after the previous guest, hair on bed and the towels smelled funny as well we called reception to ask that the beddings and towels be changed which they were kind enough to upgrade our room immediately to another room which was better. The other room was clean however felt a little dusty as I started sneezing from the dust from the time we checked in until we checked out. All of this was handled promptly , beddings were changed. The room was clean for the most part. In terms of night sleep the bed wasn’t the most comfortable but omg the pillows were cheap and horrible very flats and we had to plump it up with extra sheet for it to be more fluffy so I wouldn’t strain my neck. My reason for leaving this review is to prepare other guest about an ongoing construction which might not be the case continuously but there was construction work going on while we were there. They started doing the construction work at like 7am in the morning which was impossible for us to sleep for the first 2 days (we where on the 3rd floor) and heavy machinery sound was coming through the walls. we complained about this but the staff lied through her teeth that it is their hotel’s rule for construction work to not start until 10am (which I think is fairly early too). The staff stated that the 7am loud throbbing sounds we heard was coming from outside which wasn’t true as I recorded the 7am sound and the 10am sound because I found it odd that a hotel will start construction work so early in the morning and it was coming from the same direction which was above us and the sound path and machinery was the exact same noise so it was maddening for her to say the 10am was in fact work being done in their building but the sound we heard at 7am wasn’t. Long story short they apologized and send us some treats which made me feel a little better that they care but I have to warn people that this might be a possibility in case someone is a light sleeper like me. Overall this hotel was good, I’ll come again just because I liked the location it was out of the chaos but not necessarily out of the way. I will def stay here again because all my asks were addressed.

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Richard Garratt7 months ago
5/5Google icon

I have stayed in this hotel many times over the last five years. The Hilton brand comes with certain expectations, and the Bankside does not disappoint. Rooms: Simple elegance in design with amazing bathroom, rainforest style shower and huge mirror. Great lighting. Huge bed and most importantly, blackout curtains. Communal areas, corridors, lobby - all very well maintained, looks as new! Breakfast is relaxed and tasty with attentive staff. Room service is always prompt and hot. I generally stay for business as a solo traveller, however I love the hotel so much that I book it for personal trips with friends and family also. I dont think I have had any negative experiences in this property at all in the 50+ time I have stayed here.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 292

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Number of floors 7

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Number of buildings/towers 1

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Year Built 2015

WiFi Quality

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Idle

5

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150

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156

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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4K online movies

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What's nearby

Tate Modern

350 m

Globe Theatre

490 m

St. Paul's Cathedral

1.12 km

London Bridge

1.12 km

London Eye

1.33 km

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Getting around

Southwark Underground Station

350 m

London Waterloo East Station

630 m

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Airports Nearby

Heathrow Airport (LHR)

26.5 km

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Restaurants

The White Hart, Southwark

Nearby

Leon

140 m

GAIL's Bakery Neo Bankside

140 m

Joe & the Juice

140 m

Bankside Sandwich Bar

140 m

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Daytime safety

65 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

39 out of 100

Unsafe

London safety index

Safety

Crime

71

Overall Safety Index

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An average rating of the six safety categories

71 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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70

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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77

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Property safety

Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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70

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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80

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LGBTQ safety

Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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79

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Medical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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50

54

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

54 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

58

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Mugging or robbery  57/100

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Car theft  43/100

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Car break-ins  50/100

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Home break-ins  48/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

57

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Physical attacks  54/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  40/100

Other crime severity

High

63

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Insult or harassment in public  54/100

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Corruption or bribery  38/100

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Drug problem  62/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.6 - $2.3

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Coffee

$2.9 - $7.6

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Beer 0.5L

$1.2 - $3.5

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$16.2 - $38.2

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.3 - $5.8

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.3 - $3.5

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$57.9 - $162

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$8.1 - $17.4

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.1 - $11.6

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.5 - $3.5

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Public transport, monthly pass

$138.9 - $309

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.7 - $2.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$11.6 - $35.9

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$28.9 - $115.7

Weather In London

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.512

PM1023

63

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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