LSE Bankside House
Bankside House offers comfortable B&B accommodation on London's vibrant South Bank just behind Tate Modern. With Shakespeare's Globe, the London Eye a
All our rooms are private and secure, we have:
• No curfew
• 24 Hour access
• Check in 3pm
• Check out 10:30pm
• Luggage storage available
• Reception open until 11pm
• Friendly staff helping with local attractions & directions
• Restaurant & Bar available
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Free Breakfast
- Card Phones
- Common Room
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free Internet Access
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Internet Access
- Late check-out
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Pool Table
- Reading Light
- Reception (limited hours)
- Steam Room
- Towels For Hire
- Wheelchair Friendly
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 3 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
CHECK-IN - After 3.00pm.
CHECK-OUT - Before 10.30am.
We can store bags if you arrive in London early of leave late, this is free of charge.
There is also a pay-as-you-go internet terminal in the dining room charging 2 pounds for 30 minutes. BT OpenZone in available in some areas of the building on a subscription service. This is not provided by LSE. It is currently available in the bar, dining room and lobby areas. Charges start at 5.99 pounds for 90 minutes. Internet access is not yet available in the bedrooms - we are working on it though!
LSE Bankside House is a student residence owned and operated by the London School of Economics and Political Science. It is available to the general public on a nightly basis outside of term time. All profits go towards supporting and subsidising student accommodation.
Please note that the cancellation policy is 3 days before arrival date. In the event of a No show, or a cancellation received with less than 3 days’ notice, the full cost of the reservation will be charged( full balance due).
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Bankside is ideally located for exploring London with easy access to all parts of the city!
Tate Modern, Shakespeare's Globe, London Eye, Vinopolis, London Dungeon, HMS Belfast, St. Pauls, Tower Bridge, Tower of London and Millenium Bridge are all within easy walking distance.
The West End is easily accessible from Bankside either by walking along the Thames or jumping on the Jubilee line from Southwark or London Bridge stations, both less than ten minutes walk away. The City is a short walk over Southwark Bridge with the Docklands, Canary Wharf, the O2 arena and ExCeL also easily accessible via the Jubilee line.
Please note: Blackfriars underground station will be closed until late 2011. The circle and district lines can be accessed via Temple Station a 15 minute walk from Bankside House. Overland rail services are still serving Blackfriars Station. Directions below have been updated to reflect this.
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 us 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, we are 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.
Eurostar now terminates at St Pancras International station. From St. Pancras take the Northern Line to London Bridge Station and follow the signs to the Tate Modern.
Bankside House is located mid-way between Waterloo and London Bridge Stations, just follow the signs to the Tate Modern, about a 10 minute Walk.
Blackfriars Station and Cannon Street are both just across the River, again just follow the signs for the Tate Modern. For all other stations take the Underground to either Southwark or London Bridge.
LONDON UNDERGROUND (The Tube):
The closest London Underground stations are Southwark (Jubilee line) and London Bridge (Jubilee & Northern lines). Both are a 10 minute walk away with Waterloo (Jubilee, Northern, Bakerloo lines) around 15 minutes walk away along the river.
The 381 and RV1 buses from Waterloo also pass by Bankside House as do the 45 and 63 from Kings Cross/St Pancras.
London boasts an excellent Black Cab service. Rates are reasonable and cabs are very safe. There are taxi ranks at major stations, airports and within the West End.
St Pauls Cathedral