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The Tower

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Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Well located with lovely view on the Thames, London Bridge and the marina at the back. Easy access to the underground. Pretty quiet. Spacious rooms, clean and quiet. Would go back again anytime. Friendly staff happy to help anytime.

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GMTower, General Manager at The Tower, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your fantastic review. I’m delighted that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. I appreciate the lovely comments about our members of staff. We look forward to welcoming you back shortly. Kind regards Billy

Reviewed 2 May 2016

This hotel is great - the location is fantastic with Tower Bridge on one side (the view from our room of the bridge was great!) and St Katherines dock on the other side (breakfast with a view of the dock was equally great!). The staff were incredibly friendly, helpful and attentive. Our room was not huge but was comfortable, with...

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GMTower, General Manager at The Tower, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your wonderful review. I’m very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel, I am happy that you were pleased with the room. It is also great to read that you enjoyed the wide variety offered at breakfast, and your overall stay was so satisfactory. I will raise your concerns about the...

braintree
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 1 night staff were all very friendly the room was good we upgraded to tower view which was great 6th floor looking straight at the bridge We had Sunday lunch here and it was the nicest Sunday lunch we have ever had and the beef was delicious The breakfast was buffet style but all the food on offer...

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GMTower, General Manager at The Tower, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for the amazing review. I’m delighted to read that you were pleased with everything the hotel has to offer, and it’s also great know how friendly and helpful our members of staff were. Thank you for your fantastic about the lunch at the hotel and your recommendation. We cannot wait to welcome you back to see...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Loved the night we spent here. The views alone are worth the money if you get a river or bridge room. Bed was super comfy and it was a struggle to get up. Super close proximity to the Tower of London, Tower Bridge and if you don't fancy eating in take a stroll up to St Katherine's dock where there...

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GMTower, General Manager at The Tower, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for the amazing post. I’m delighted that you enjoyed the views of our neighbours Tower Bridge and St Katharine Docks. It’s also great to read the amazing comments about our staff and the service. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you stay in the city. Kind regards Billy

Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Perfect location for London sightseeing. Lots of bars and restaurants within walking distance and the views from the room are amazing, we could see Tower bridge! The hotel was very clean and the rooms spacious. The staff were very friendly and check in was easy. Would definitely stay again!

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GMTower, General Manager at The Tower, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for the great review. It’s great to read that you took the opportunity to explore our local area. Thanks for the lovely comments about the hotel and the staff at the hotel. We cannot wait to welcome you back. Kind regards Billy

Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Lovely hotel, great staff, nothing negative at all. Beautiful views of tower bridge from our room. Lovely area outside to sit and have something to eat or drink and a lovely pub around the corner. hanks for a great break.

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GMTower, General Manager at The Tower, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for the great review. I’m delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the great comments about the outdoor bar Lawn E1W and I’m glad that you enjoyed the views from your room. We hope we have the chance to welcome you back at The Tower Hotel. Kind regards Billy

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2016

First class hotel with helpful and friendly staff. Fantastic views of St Katherine's docks and Tower Bridge. Prime location and excellent amenities with easy access to underground stations and major tourist attractions

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Dear Reviewer, Thank you for staying with us at The Tower hotel, it is wonderful to read that you entire stay with us was positive and you found location to be convenient for the purpose of your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us. Kind regards Billy

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

My wife booked this trip as a surprise trip for my birthday and it was wonderful, the rooms was clean and well fitted as was the bathroom. The view over the river was superb . We ate dinner on the Friday night of steak which was done to perfection and the breakfasts were perfect. Location wise it's ideal for sightseeing...

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We have seen some hotels by now, but we never experienced such a fantastic stay as we had in the Tower Hotel. The location with it's view on the Tower Bridge, the Tower of London nearby and last but not least St. Katharine Docks with its restaurants is simply brilliant. What struck us most was the excellent quality of the...

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GMTower, General Manager at The Tower, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your amazing review. I’m very happy to read that you enjoyed your room, the view and all the facilities. Thank you for such high praise towards our staff members, the restaurants, and the various outlets within the hotel. We cannot wait to welcome yourself and your family back to The Tower hotel. Kind regards Billy

West Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Booked on line , breakfast was included. Was given a river view which was fantastic. Ideally situated for a more tranquil Lo don visit . Asked for more coffee from house keeping was not a problem. Entertainment outside over looking the river was great.

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Dear Reviewer, Thank you for the amazing review. I’m delighted to read that you were pleased with everything the hotel has to offer and you had time to enjoy the outdoor bar near the hotel Lawn E1W. I’m really glad you enjoyed your stay, I have shared your comments about the toilet to the maintenance team. I do hope we...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Large contemporary hotel located at St. Katharine's Dock on banks of the Thames, overlooking Tower Bridge, the Tower of London and the Shard. ... more   less 

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Address: St Katharine's Way, London E1W 1LD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $252 - $605 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Tower 4*
Number of rooms: 801
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Also Known As:
The Tower Hotel London
The Tower London
Hotel Thistle
London The Tower
Hotel Style:
#191 Luxury Hotel in London
#201 Romantic Hotel in London
#224 Family Hotel in London
#292 Business Hotel in London
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“Standard room with a Bridge View, definitely worth it.”
sandrac22, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Bridge view. Executive rooms come with free parking plus the use of the Executive lounge where drinks and snacks are available all day plus breakfast can be taken there or in the main breakfast room. ”
MagsE50, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room with a view of the bridge.”
ECSCarraig, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with view of the Tower Bridge. You won't regret it.”
zordonlx, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Would prefer softer pillows.”
cotton_gail, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
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