First Impression

The moment I walked in into the lobby, I thought this Five-Star Hotel “wow this hotel has eclectic artworks and very artsy furniture!”. With just a stone throw from Blackfriars Tube station, this hotel is located at creative neighbourhood with the Tate Modern and the Hayward Gallery. As part of Autograph Collection Hotel, London Bankside Hotel share the Autograph design ethos, passion for hospitality and connection to its local community. 

The Room

With over 161 rooms and 7 suites, I was lucky to experience their Ample View King room. With 25 sqm and one king bed, this room has lots to offer. 

Here’re some experience this room offer:

The Comfort:

  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • 100% featherdown pillows & duvets
  • 300 thread count egyptian cotton sheets
  • Blackout blinds (remote controlled)

The Connection:

  • State-of-the-art led tv entertainment system
  • Chromecast system
  • 12 usb charging / electrical sockets
  • Interactive tablet
  • Free wifi
  • Telephone
  • Work desk with natural daylight from ceiling to floor windows
  • Online magazines and newspapers

The Refreshment:

  • 24hr room service
  • In-room fridge
  • Nespresso coffee machine & tea making facilities
  • Free still and sparkling water

The obvious:

  • In-room safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Shoe shine
  • 24hr Gym

The Bathroom has rainfall shower, complete with Grown Alchemist products and 400 threadcount luxury bathrobes and slippers.

The corridor at every floor also offer a fresh water with ice cube machine. And you can also order from this vending machine, very cool!

Food and Drinks

With informal all-day restaurant concept, Art|Yard Bar & Kitchen serves fresh seasonal food, reflective and rejuvenating cocktails, local beers and wines from off the beaten track. The interior itself is very artsy, with private dinning room that suitable for parties of 8 to 24 guests.

The cocktails also comes up with a very artsy concept and beautiful presentation with this postcard!

Why I love this hotel

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London Bankside Hotel is at the heart of humanity, their attitude and enthusiasm are about connecting people, making meaningful connections with their neighbours and cultivating a sense of belonging. Its commitment to art is showed by their designer Dayna Lee, who created this creative environment with her ethos on the importance of creativity.



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Stefano Malachi

Stefano Malachi

Stefano Malachi, a luxury lifestyle blogger who is at the top 1% reviewer on Tripadvisor UK. He is an Instagram Star who has visited 29 countries to experience their local culture, architecture, & gastronomy. His honest review and bubbly personality have brought him to be well-known in the hospitality industry.

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