The Tower Hotel - London

ex. Guoman Tower Hotel/Hotel Thistle

St Katharine'S Way, London, United Kingdom, E1W 1LD  show map
 4 stars
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The Tower Hotel - London

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Cafe

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Verified Reviews:

  • Bar and the restaurant were really terribly sad - Good location - Near the tower and st. katharine docks
  • Great location to the tower of london and the tower bridge - Rooms are clean - Staff were very rude
  • Room was fairly modern, clean - Bar was okay with good views - No problems checking out
  • Great location with good views - Friendly and efficient concierge and staff - Breakfast was adequate rather than exceptional
  • Amazing view of tower bridge - Room was spacious - Checking in and out was very efficient - Breakfast was delicious

Overview

The 4-star The Tower Hotel provides a breathtaking view over the River Thames. This traditional hotel dates from 1972 and was refurbished in 2009.

The hotel has beautiful location in a market area near a metro station, within a 15-minute walk of London Bridge. The property lies within 4 km from the city center.

Monuments, a theater and a palace are set within walking distance.

Wapping, World Trade Centre (Stop) bus stop is 250 meters away from the hotel and a 10-minute walk is enough to get to Fenchurch Street train station. The Tower Hotel is easily accessible from London City airport lying within 15 minutes' drive.

Rooms

For a comfortable stay The Tower Hotel offers 801 rooms on 12 floors featuring a lounge area, a refrigerator, coffee/tea makers, a writing desk and a sofa. Some rooms at The Tower Hotel have a view over the city. The elegant rooms come with classical light wood furniture.

Eat & Drink

A hearty breakfast is served every morning. The onsite modern restaurant entices with international dishes. Guests can quench their thirst at Xi bar with a favorite drink. Offering various dining options, The London View and The Living Room Tower Bridge are about 5-minute walk away.

The hotel offers a full breakfast at the price of GBP 21.50 per person per night. 

Services

The Tower Hotel offers an exhibition space, a conference room and computer rental along with room service, newspaper service and delivery service.

Relax

The Tower Hotel provides a gym, cardiovascular equipment and a fitness center to help guests keep fit.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   12.  Number of rooms:   801.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view
  • River view
  • Water view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Dining table
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds
  • In-room sink

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Sink
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 1 year
Crib FREE
All children
2 - 12 years
Extra bed 50 % of the room stay
Children above
12 years or adults
Extra bed GBP 20
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

St Katharine'S Way, London, United Kingdom, E1W 1LD

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City Center
  • London
    3700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Fenchurch Street Station
    2300 ft
  • London Bridge Station
    3000 ft
Underground stations
  • Tower Gateway
    1700 ft
  • Tower Hill
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • The Brasserie at The Tower (cuisine: British)
    100 ft
  • Riverlounge Italian (cuisine: Italian)
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    801

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Rooms and availability

Small Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Cable network connection
  • Telephone
  • Alarm clock
  • Media:Radio
Room Description:

SGL - SMALL ROOM - NON REFUNDABLE. BED & BREAKFAST

The Tower Hotel photos Room Standard Double Room
Standard Single Room
Water view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Cable network connection
  • Laundry services
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • 220/240 V AC
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Interconnecting doors
  • Newspapers
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchen unit
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • VCR player
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Room - Sea view

The Tower Hotel photos Room Standard Twin Room
Standard Tower Twin Room
Water view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

Standard|TWIN TOWER BRIDGE VIEW-STANDARD

The Tower Hotel photos Room Standard Twin Room
Standard Twin Room for Single Use
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

Twin room sole use

The Tower Hotel photos Room Standard Twin Room
Standard Triple Room
Water view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
The Tower Hotel photos Room
Suite
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:In-room safe
  • Cable network connection
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Privilege access to executive lounge
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • iPod docking station
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

NON-REFUNDABLE SUITE ROOM - NON REFUNDABLE

Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

JUNIOR SUITE STANDARD. BED & BREAKFAST

The Tower Hotel photos Room Family Room Room
Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Executive Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|EXECUTIVE ROOM 1 DOUBLE BED FREE WIFI,LOUNGE ACCESS,MINI BAR & CAR PARKING ( Breakfast )

The Tower Hotel photos Room Executive Twin Room
Executive Twin Room
City view
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:In-room safe
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Cable network connection
  • 24-hour room service
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Kitchen unit
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • iPod docking station
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe|Single Room - With Breakfast. Executive-Bed & Breakfast-Standard

Executive Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Executive Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Executive Triple - Breakfast included

Economy Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

Standard|Economy Room

The Tower Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • Butlers Wharf1000 ft
  • Tooley Street2300 ft

Places of interest

  • The Medieval Banquet400 ft
  • The Circle Tower Bridge1700 ft
  • Wilton's Music Hall2000 ft
  • Churchill's Britain At War Experience2000 ft
  • St Olaf Church2000 ft
  • St Magnus the Martyr2300 ft
  • St Botolph's Church2700 ft

Train stations

  • Fenchurch Street Station2000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

Theaters

  • Matilda the Musical1000 ft

Underground stations

  • Tower Hill1400 ft
  • Tower Gateway1400 ft
  • Aldgate2700 ft

Local attractions

  • London Cable Car5000 ft
    O2 Arena, London
  • Brick Lane1.0 mi
    Brick Lane, E1, London
  • Royal London Hospital Museum1.0 mi
    Newark Street, London
  • Shakespeare's Globe Theatre1.0 mi
    21 New Globe Walk, London
  • Shadwell Basin5300 ft
    Wapping, London

Near the hotel

  • Tower Bridge700 ft
    Tower Bridge Exhibition, London
  • City Hall1500 ft
    The Queen's Walk, London
  • Winston Churchill's Britain at War Museum2100 ft
    64-66 Tooley St., London
  • The London Dungeon2900 ft
    Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, London
  • Design Museum1400 ft
    28 Shad Thames, London
  • All Hallows Barking-by-the-Tower1900 ft
    Byward Street, London
  • Tower Hill Pageant2300 ft
    Lower Thames Street, Lambeth, London

Restaurants nearby

  • The Brasserie at The Tower100 ft

    Address: St. Katherines Way
    Phone: 08713769036

    75% likes this, based on 99 reviews
    Cuisine: British
    Price Range: USD 26 - USD 42

  • Riverside Cafe Bar300 ft

    Address: St. Katharine Docks
    Phone: 020 8237 1009

  • The Dickens Inn The Grill600 ft

    Address: Marble Quay, St Katharine Docks

    55% likes this, based on 104 reviews
    Cuisine: British

  • Riverlounge Italian400 ft

    Address: 50 St Katharines Way
    Phone: 020 7702 4588

    67% likes this, based on 85 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 65 - USD 147

  • Mala Restaurant700 ft

    Address: 2 Marble Quay, St Katharine
    Phone: +44 (0)20 7480 6356

    68% likes this, based on 187 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 89

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    801

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonThe Tower Hotel

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The Tower Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Tower Hotel

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 769 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
8.0
Value
9.1
Dining
8.0
Location
9.0
Rooms
8.9

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    9.4

    We felt important and with some 800 rooms and their occupants to cater for, They all did very well

    Bedroom window frames showing signs of age ; When replace fit floor to ceiling windows so th magnificent views can be appreciated

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The view from the room was lovely, overlooking the Thames and I particularly loved the view from the Xi bar. We had drinks in there both nights and there was a lovely atmosphere. The breakfast offer of £10 was excellent, although we had decided not to have breakfast as we felt £21.50 advertised amount was too much.

  • Group of friends
    6.0

    Old Fashion Rooms / hotel with the exception of the reception

  • Group of friends
    6.0

    Old Fashion Rooms / hotel with the exception of the reception

  • Single
    7.8

    The hotel staff were pleasant and friendly. The location was ideal for my needs and the room was comfortable, clean and quiet. Thank you.

  • Family with children
    6.6

    The location near by the London landmark the Tower Bridge has made me chose this hotel

    The rooms are small

  • Couple
    9.6

    Great Location with great views of th st katherines dock from our room and Tower Bridge. Rooms were comfortable and looked nice, It was nice to have a late night drink at the bar looking at tower bridge lit up and the buffet breakfast was good

    Free wifi would have been a nice touch

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Great location , right next to tower bridge ,the tower of london & st cathrines dock.

    the bed could have been biger

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Despite a delay on booking in and our rooms not being available this problem was resolved by the staff in a courteous manner. The hotel was clean and quite at night despite its location. Any queries where and advice was managed by the friendly staff who made our stay a very pleasurable experience. I would happily return next time I'm staying overnight in London.

  • Couple
    7.8

    Great location.

    Poor taxi service - head straight to the highway for a cab. Water was tepid at best whilst having showers AM and PM

  • Family with children
    6.6

    Great location

    We stayed on the third floor which the minute we came out of the lift it felt like we were walking into a sauna. That was nothing compared to the room which was like an oven. Tried turning the thermostat down. We came back late from a conference, only slept 3 hours before waking up from the heat. The air conditioning didn't work and were given a fan from a night porter. This just moved the hot air around. Didn't sleep the rest of the morning. When checking out the girl on the desk asked about our stay and when I said it was NOT good she was in auto mode and wasn't listening and said "that's good". I pointed out the problem we had and the fact that we didn't sleep. All she could do is offer us a free breakfast or drink when we came back. This was not acceptable as I didn't feel that I wanted to go back as staff do not care about guests comfort. I have stayed at this hotel many times but after this experience I will find another hotel.

  • Couple
    8.2

    The location is primarily why we chose the hotel but we also like the decor and "class" of the hotel.

  • Family with children
    4.6

    No would never go back was asked when I arrived if I would like upgrade for 40 pounds which included a bottle of wine and car park. When I came to book out turns out it was 40 pound per night. Which I was very anger about. Not worth 40.00 pound per night upgrade. Lots of better hotels around london for that price. Feel vry let down would not reccomend to my friends or family.

    Plus there was no pool which it did show on web site

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Excellent views. Lovely room.

    Taxi was alittle hard to come by..... Wife had to queue outside and was pretty damned cold. Minor point but important.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Staff very friendly especially the Dutch gentleman who checked us in. Room very comfortable and breakfast just superb. Thank you.

    Couldn't complain about anything, nothing to complain about as it was all perfect.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Tower Hotel - London London location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

St Katharine'S Way, London, United Kingdom, E1W 1LD

Get directions
City Center
  • London
    3700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Fenchurch Street Station
    2300 ft
  • London Bridge Station
    3000 ft
Underground stations
  • Tower Gateway
    1700 ft
  • Tower Hill
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • The Brasserie at The Tower (cuisine: British)
    100 ft
  • Riverlounge Italian (cuisine: Italian)
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    801

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonThe Tower Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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