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Bankside House, South Bank, London

University residence

Bankside House is located on London's South Bank. Tate Modern is just across the road and Shakespeare's Globe, St Paul's Cathedral, the London Eye, HMS Belfast, Tower of London and Tower Bridge are all just a stroll along the river. Vinopolis, Borough Market, London Dungeon and Imperial War Museum are also close by.

Bankside House offers a range of clean, comfortable rooms from singles to quads. Many of Bankside House rooms are en-suite.

**Essential building work will be completed in Bankside House between June and September 2021. 

Building work will be restricted to floors that will be closed to visitors and will not take place on any floor where guests are staying. Building work will generally take place Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am and 5pm with “noisy work” restricted to between the hours of 10am and 4pm.

The vendor will endeavour to minimise disturbance to visitors and they offer their apologies in advance for any disruption this may cause to visitors this summer.

As part of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) enhanced safety and hygiene measures, all guests must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result taken in the last 4 days to access the halls (lateral flow test result is accepted). Please find information on Covid testing centres in London here

Unfortunately, they are unable to accommodate guests who need to quarantine.

If you have already booked a room for quarantine purposes, please contact them to amend or cancel the reservation. No cancellation fees will be applied in this instance.

It's mandatory for all guests to wear a face mask whilst in communal spaces in halls of residence.

Check In: 15:00 (3:00pm) - 15:30 (3:30pm) (arrivals may be allowed outside this window if your travel plans can't be adjusted however this is subject to availability)

Check Out: 10:00 (10:00am) - 10:30 (10:30am)

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Price range
£50.00 - £158.00

Top facilities

Breakfast included


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Based on 518 reviews
Bankside House, South Bank, London

4.8 5 0.5

I could not fault the cleanliness of the room or the building. The restaurant facilities were also very clean and very spaced out. Excellent hot breakfast as usual. Thank you! All the staff were so friendly and helpful. It is always a pleasure to stay at Bankside. The only gripe I have is the noi...

Bankside House, South Bank, London

4.6 5 0.5

Fantastic location, quiet and no traffic noise. Excellent breakfast. Room adequate but no mirror in bedroom so tricky doing hair. Need to bring tablet if you want to watch tv as no tv in room. Loved it .. Santander cycles outside building, super convenient for South Bank and Millennium Bridge o...

Bankside House, South Bank, London

4.4 5 0.5

Great location and good value. Pleasant staff. Clean. The curtain in the room was a bit tatty. It would be great if real cups and glasses and large jars of marmalade self served with a spoon etc could be used in the dining room to cut out unnecessary plastic and other packaging. Pastries are all...

Bankside House, South Bank, London

4.4 5 0.5

Great place, great services, really good value for money. Great location, very friendly staff. Only room for improvement is that the kitchens on my floor were all locked (even the one which was supposed to stay open) which meant there was no where to get any drinking water without going all the w...

Bankside House, South Bank, London

4.8 5 0.5

Affordable accommodation in an excellent location, I was delighted that Bankside are still serving a full breakfast menu. Staff were welcoming and explained arrangements clearly.

Bankside House, South Bank, London

5.0 5 0.5

Basic and functional. Excellent location. Great value for money. 1st class breakfast. Excellent base for exploration by walking or tube (Blackfriars).

Bankside House, South Bank, London

4.6 5 0.5

Buffet breakfast excellent value. Paper plates? Environmental issues. Cafes are still using China.

Bankside House, South Bank, London

3.8 5 0.5

Bare and basic, but fair value (easyhotels do it cheaped) ann an excellent breakfast

Bankside House, South Bank, London

5.0 5 0.5

Very pleased. Have already booked another trip

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Facilities & information


Breakfast included

Private parking (charge)

No smoking

Child friendly


Children's cots

Luggage storage

Linen included

Towels included

Clothes dryer

Washing machine



Continental breakfast (included)

Cooked breakfast (included)



Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)

Historic houses

Tennis courts (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (walking distance)

Arrival information and directions

Address: 24 Sumner Street, London, LondonSE1 9JA, United Kingdom

You can check-in anytime after 3pm as reception is manned 24 hours a day. If you arrive early or leave late the property can store your luggage for you free of charge.

On Saturday 18 June 2022 check-in time will be postponed to 4PM to allow the hall sufficient time to prepare the rooms after the students move out in the morning.  

How to find Bankside House: Bankside is ideally located for exploring London with easy access to all parts of the city.

Bankside House is located mid-way between Southwark (Jubilee line), Waterloo (Jubilee, Northern, Bakerloo lines) and London Bridge Stations (Jubilee and Northern lines) From there just follow the signs to the Tate Modern, about a 10 minute Walk. Cannon Street is just across the River, again just follow the signs for the Tate Modern.

The 381 and RV1 buses from Waterloo pass close to Bankside House as do the 45 and 63 from Kings Cross/St Pancras - just get off at the Tate Modern stop and follow the signs. From Heathrow: Heathrow is easily accessible via London Underground. Bankside can be reached by using the Piccadilly line to Green Park and then take the Jubilee Line to Southwark. From Southwark station follow the Orange Lamposts towards the Tate Modern and you will see the property on your right, just beyond the iconic Blue Fin Building. From Gatwick: Take the Thameslink Service to Blackfriars Station. From Blackfriars follow the directions to the Tate Modern, the property is just behind. From Stansted: Take the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street Station and then take the Central Line to St. Pauls Station. From there follow the signage to Tate Modern, Bankside House is just behind the Tate Modern.

From Luton: Take the Thameslink service to London Bridge.

From City: Take the DLR to Canning Town. At Canning Town change onto the Jubilee Line to Southwark.

From Eurostar: take the Northern Line to London Bridge Station and follow the signs to the Tate Modern.

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