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Lse Bankside House

24 Sumner Street, London, SE1 9JA, United Kingdom
+44 207 107 5750

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based on 3,899 reviews
Lse Bankside House - London, England, United Kingdom
Wed. 19/5
Thu. 20/5
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Provider Nightly total C$ 68 C$ 135

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Distance to city centre

2.0 km

Location rating


Nearest Airport

London Heathrow

Distance to airport

25.1 km

Rooms available at Lse Bankside House

Wed. 19/5
Thu. 20/5

Standard Rooms

C$ 68+

Bed type
Total stay + taxes & fees
C$ 68

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  • Excellent
    Sep. 2015

    Off season student housing = cheap stay

    This building is intended for student housing for the London School of Economics, but in the off season it rents out like a hotel. As such, the rooms are fairly bare and unadorned, but that's fine by me as I didn't spend much time in the rooms aside from sleeping. Food: On premises there is a cafeteria that serves hot breakfast (bacon, fried potatoes, fried bread, fruit, yogurt, cereal, sausage, eggs, etc). The breakfast tastes like college food, but it's plentiful. There is also dinner some days I guess, but I never attended it. There is also a nice bar! There is pool,darts and foosball. The drinks are VERY cheap (think student prices). Location: The new Tate Modern building is being built nearby, and I think it may be done by the time the next summer season rolls around. The current one is very close by as are several bridges, the BlackFriars train stop, Borough market (very fun), many food options, the walkway along the river and the Globe Theatre.

    Honestly, I thought this place was great. The only issue I encountered was that someone was smoking somewhere on our floor and it smelled pretty bad.

  • Okay
    Sep. 2015

    Excellent and friendly stuff but old and uncomfort

    The staff was amazingly helpful and friendly. Fresh towels and soap every day. Breakfast was wonderful as well.

    The water pipes were so old you were not supposed to dring water from the faucet. There was lots of mold in the shower and the bed was basically a fold-out.

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About Lse Bankside House


The LSE Bankside House is an affordable hostel located in London, England. The hostel offers an English breakfast each morning for a small charge, and there is a restaurant on site. There are places for storing luggage, and there are also laundry facilities on site. Guests will find there are wheelchair accessible rooms available, and there are self-parking spaces for a nightly fee. Pets are not allowed at the LSE Bankside House.

This massive hostel contains 600 guestrooms and five meeting rooms. Some private bathrooms are available with stand-up showers only. Free toiletries are provided by the property, and guests can also expect desks for working with laptops. The WiFi access is complimentary. Check-in starts at 3 pm each day, and check-out is at 10:30 am. The minimum age for booking a room is 18, and a government ID is required. Guests also need to provide a cash or credit card deposit when booking a stay both MasterCard and Visa are accepted.

Guests will find themselves ideally located in London City Centre within walking distance of the Tate Modern and the Globe Theatre. Other nearby attractions include the Borough Market, the Shard, Southbank Centre, the London Stock Exchange, the Royal Exchange, and St. Paul's Cathedral. The Royal National Theatre is about 13 minutes away on foot, and the London Bridge is also within easy walking distance. The London City Airport is less than 20 minutes away via car. Guests will find two metro stations within walking distance of the LSE Bankside House.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

8.3 Excellent

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Check in

3:00 PM

Check out

10:30 AM


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities at Lse Bankside House

No smoking
Free Wi-Fi
Continental breakfast
Non-smoking rooms available
Complimentary breakfast
Disabled Access
Cribs available
Pool table
Laundry facilities
Meeting/Banquet facilities
24hr front desk
Storage available

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Most Popular Landmarks

  • Tate Modern149 m
  • Southbank Centre1.3 km
  • Somerset House1.4 km
  • London Eye1.5 km
  • Tower of London1.6 km
  • Tower Bridge1.6 km

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