Novotel London Tower Bridge
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... Oliver had left earlier to help set up the stalls etc We with Nathan left for the train at about 10.20 in a light shower and by the time we got to Richmond 2 stops away,it is raining steady, Bugger! Unfortunately it rained for most of the time the fair was on, but it did not seem to dampen the spirits or enthusiasm of the boys or parents. Suzanne ran the cake stall, Paul ran the football activities when the rain allowed including a ...
... which was early today for some reason) and then I was meeting a friend at South Kensington Station to go and see Wicked.
But I had an hour and a half to kill so what did I do? Go to stage door and this time got a lot further.
The lovely man behind stage door actually went and spoke to Russell and told him I was here...the same guy who was at stage door on ...
... They said they could show us some cool drinking places in London town.
Friday, I headed back to Cushman & Wakefield to continue my temping, and Saturday evening saw me move into my new home. For a brief while I had the whole house to myself. It feels nice to have a spot in London that is all mine.
Cushman & Wakefield: http://www.cushmanwakefield.com/
And great London fires
A church much too grand
Sleeping tombs of history
Marble tombs carved by hand
Benny with Big Ben
A sight to behold
By parliament buildings
Both stood in the cold
The Prime Ministers House
Was not one to be waited,
As 10 Downing Street
Was guarded and gated
The Horse Guard museum
Shared a cavalry strong
A formidable force
Still serving ...
This morning we woke up at earls court, packed our clothes and headed to the County hotel. Once there we headed up the lift individually as it was to small for both of us and got to our small, small room. The cleaner then gave us extra blankets as she said the room gets cold and that we couldn't close the curtains and have the heater on as well oh and the sink doesn't work and the bathroom was down ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Novotel London Tower Bridge
We stayed at this property on the 20th December for 4 nights. We had a room that accommodated our travelling party of 2 adults and 2 children and it was adequate in this regard. Where this property excels is the fantastic restaurant which serves a great breakfast and beautiful meals throughout the day. The hotel is nearly opposite the Tower of London and 3 minutes from the Tube and the Bus. There are not a lot of restaurants nearby, however there are pubs and the hotel restaurant. We would definitely stay here again.
We stayed here for 3 nights from 28 Dec 2004 in a good size room (for 2 adults + 1 under 16 yrs). Great location very close to Tower Hill Tube station and not far from the Tower of London and Tower Bridge.
Staff Very Accomodating
We spent three nights at the Novotel Tower Bridge, and while the rooms seemed small for a family of four, I have to say the space was utilized to the max. It was my first stay in a Novotel, with cheaper materials for the desk and bathroom. This hotel is only a few years old, and already there were cracks in the wall and shower stall. The staff was very helpful and answered our seemingly endless questions. The location is good; a short walk to the tube, a roman wall across the street, and the Tower of London just a stone's throw away. The only negative is the hotel was unbearably hot, and the room a/c seemed a bit anemic, but overall, a good value for a family of four. Ask for a room facing the courtyard on a high floor to avoid street noise.
Loved the upgrade but glad we didn't pay it's price.
Good location and an attractive lobby, etc. We got a great deal on an internet booking, and to our pleasant surprise were upgraded to a suite, as the hotel was heavily booked. While the suite was spacious and modernly decorated, we were surprised and disappointed at the scratchy polyester sheets, and the lack of any toiletries in the bathrooms. The suite's lounge area was very impressive, but I was left feeling glad that we'd only paid £70, not the full suite price of around £200!
Staff were very pleasant.
Not up to scratch
Over priced. My Whiskey glass tasted of Pernod, and a portion of fries tasted of fish. Expected better for the money.
Special Internet rates
Excellent in every way. Huge room, low price, great view, great food, Great staff.
There's a playstation in the foyer for the children, a tv and bar for you big kids!!
There were myself, husband and we had our daughter and a friend with us. The room was spacious enough for us all to lounge in. Will go back to this hotel next time we visit London
Spent 3 nights at this hotel with my husband, 15 year old daughter and 7 year old son from the 27th July 2004. It's just across the road from the Tower of London. Tower Bridge is within easy walking distance and the nearest Tube station is a 2-minute walk away. Our family room had a double bed and two very substantial single 'camp' beds. Even with our luggage in there was plenty of space. We were more than pleased. There was a hairdryer, hospitality tray, mini safe, tv and even a playstation (though this was an extra charge). The modern en-suite was bright and clean. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We stayed on a bed and breakfast basis and the breakfast was more than adequate with plenty of choice. We would definitely recommend this hotel and plan a return visit later in the year.
Nice place - well located
Our family spent 9 days at the London Novotel Tower Bridge and were very pleased with the accommodations. The family room was a bit smaller than we had hoped it would be, but fairly large when compared to the typical European hotel room.
We loved the location -- a two-minute walk from the Tower of London and the Tower Bridge tube station and a mere 5 minute tube ride to Victoria Station. On many evenings, we walked from central London back to the hotel and felt very safe and comfortable.
The hotel was immaculate and quiet, and the complimentary hot breakfast was excellent -- it included fresh pastries, scrambled eggs & sausages, and a wide variety of cereals and fruit. We highly recommend the Novotel Tower Bridge.
Stayed at the Novotel Tower Bridge for one night last week on business.
Stayed here 11/2003. 1st time in London. Great hotel. Had heard that all London hotels were incredibly small, so I was concerned when I was able to book a weekend special rate at 75GBP for my family of 4--which included a full English breakfast buffet (bookeed on ACCOR's site). This was the only decent hotel that I found that would fit my family of 4 in a single room. The room size was fine [referred to as "Superior Room with 1 double bed and 2 single beds for 2 adult(s) and 2 child(ren)" on their site]. 2nd bed was a couch that converted to trundle beds (same size as other bed/real bed with real mattresses--not a sub- standard "sofabed" type mattress). Room size was big enough so that we could order late night (11pm) room service and eat it comforably. Great, clean bath and toilet. Don't think you'll find such a quality hotel at this rate anywhere in London. Location is Pepys Street--which is right at Tower of London Tube station (seconds, not minutes away). Very convenient (about 10 mins to central London on Tube). Bought 3 day Tube passes and saw lots of London via the Tube (tip: 2 lines run there--take the "circle" line trains, if possible, as they seem to be more reliable/faster). I would stay at this hotel again if I went to London. Note: Stayed at Gatwick Rennaissance for 1 night after returning from our London-to-Spain leg of our trip. Not advertised: London Gatwick Renanissance has family rooms (1 big bed and a 2nd room with 2 singles)--which are a bargain (includes breakfast for 2) at 101GBP per night (this was for a Friday night--so might have been a weekend rate). Rooms are on the Club Floor (non-smoking, too). Have to call the hotel directly to book--and do it as far in advance as possible, as these family rooms book up fast.