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The Novotel Blackfriars hotel is a contemporary, four start hotel located in Blackfriars Central London. The hotel is comprised of 182 rooms, all non-smoking, spacious and of a modern design, whilst retaining a comfortable feel.
Three room options are available at the hotel; Executive, Superior and Suite. Ten of the rooms are wheelchair accessible. The hotel is suitable for all manner of guests and purpose of visit, be that business, leisure or otherwise.
Novotel Blackfriars hotel has numerous transport options nearby, and is well connected via public transport links to the rest of the city. The hotel is two minutes’ walk from Southwark train station, on the Jubilee line which links to Northwest, Central and East London.
Waterloo and Blackfriars train stations are within close vicinity of the hotel also, no more than a ten minute walk away, and give access to many areas of Central London. The journey to the hotel from major airports Luton, Gatwick and London Heathrow is less than an hour by Tube or train. If arriving into London via Eurostar, the hotel is just twenty minutes away via the Tube.
Visitors to London whom stay at the hotel are spoilt for choice by entertainment, food and leisure activities available in the local area. The Novotel Blackfriars is exactly a five minute walk away from London’s famous South Bank (of the river Thames).
The South Bank is arguably the cultural hub of London, a plethora of restaurants and sights reside here. Not to mention the events which take place all year round, there is certainly something for everyone to enjoy including live music, comedy and theatre.
Sights to take in include the London Eye, the Tate Modern gallery and the London Dungeon, (for the thrill seeker in you)! If the visual arts are what you seek, then look no further than the BFI Southbank, a world famous institute of film. Or why not catch one of the (often free) live music concerts performed at the Royal Festival Hall? Everything from jazz to blues to please your ears!
The hotel has an array of facilities to make your stay as pleasant and enjoyable as possible. A swimming pool, (complete with digital art on the walls), and relaxing sauna are there for guests to unwind after a hard days sightseeing.
Novotel Blackfriars even has its own in-house restaurant, the “Elements”, restaurant. Here, you can watch as a chef prepares mouth-watering dishes in the open kitchen, whilst perusing the internet on the iPad dining table! Cocktails, wine and other reasonably priced drinks are available at the contemporary bar should you wish to sample an aperitif.
Bedrooms at the hotel are finished, and maintained, to a very high standard. Benefits of each room include; 32” televisions present in every room, Nespresso machine and wi-fi. One particularly attractive feature of the rooms at this hotel is the glass partition which separates the bedroom and rain shower. This screen can become opaque at the touch of a button, giving more privacy, should it be required.
Children under the age of 16 stay free of charge at the hotel (if sharing a room with their parents). Pets are welcome too, although a fee may apply for this. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Laundry and dry cleaning services are available. There is also the option to exchange currency at the hotel.