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Bankside House - Extra detail

      We are taking robust measures to ensure that the wellbeing of our guests and employees is of paramount importance during the global outbreak of  Coronavirus (COVID- 19).

      We are closely monitoring the official advice given by both the World Health Organisation and the guidelines from Public Health England on the steps we are  undertaking. We are vigilant in ensuring all of our staff have been fully briefed and are constantly updated on the ongoing situation.

      We will be adopting the following practices in line with Government guidance:


Bankside House has step free access throughout the building via lifts.

Please visit Bankside House's Disabled Go page for more detailed access information about this property.


  • Check In Time: 3pm
  • Check Out Time: 10:30am

Check in time on your arrival day is 3pm or later.  Luggage storage facilities are available if you are scheduled to arrive earlier than this.

Reception is staffed by security over night so please do let us know if you intend to arrive after 10pm so reception can ensure your key is ready for collection.

On your day of departure the latest check out time is 10.30am.  Again, a luggage storage room is available for you to store your luggage in for the day provided any luggage is collected that same day.

We regret we are unable to store items overnight.

Please note: The luggage room is unmanned and items are left at owner's risk. Luggage room is available on the day of arrival/departure and may not be available on first and last days of summer opening.


Breakfast: 8:00am - 11:00am, Mon to Sun

Breakfast service is available seven days a week offering both hot and cold items, so a full English if you are really hungry or a Continental if you prefer a lighter option. All restaurants are help yourself, buffet style service including freshly brewed coffee, tea, hot chocolate (all Fairtrade) as well as chilled orange & apple juices along with cereals, toast, yoghurts, fresh fruit, cheese, ham, fruit cocktail, freshly baked croissants and pain au chocolate.

Our hot food offers are UK sourced Red Tractor bacon and sausages, locally sourced organic eggs and organic milk, all of which we are proud to serve. Along with those items we also serve hash browns or potato wedges, baked beans, fresh or plum tomatoes, mushrooms, vegetable sausages and hot porridge. We are certain there is something for everyone! All that we ask you to do is only take what you intend eat, as we do not like waste, you can always come back for seconds if you wish.

If you have any dietary requests, please speak to a member of the catering team, who will endeavour assist you.

We also very much hope you enjoy your breakfast as much as we enjoy preparing it for you.

Meeting Room-5

Bankside House offers dedicated, professional, conference and meeting spaces. This is the ideal business meeting venue in the very heart of central London.

Located on the south side of the River Thames, adjacent to the very prominent Tate Modern Gallery and just a few minutes from Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Bankside House is a prime position for Conferences, Meetings, Training, Seminars and Exhibitions. Bankside is particularly ideal for residential conferences.

Please visit our Meeting Room page for more information.

t:  +44 (0)20 7107 5788



LSE Bankside House, alongside LSE Vacations' other properties, holds membership to the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA), the world's leading global travel network dedicated to connecting and educating LGBTQ travelers and the business that welcome and support them along the way. LSE Vacations is dedicated to contributing to a global gay friendly tourism community and values diversity. 

We are committed to ensuring our hotels are both diverse and free from discrimination. We are committed to ensuring that every member of staff and our guests feels safe and confident in our properties.

LSE Vacations values diversity and welcomes all regardless of their age, race, gender, religion disability or sexual orientation.

More information about Bankside House and IGLTA can be found via their website.



LSE provide two free audio tours. Our South Bank tour leads you past many of the Thames' most famous sights, including Tate Modern, St Paul's Cathedral and Tower Bridge. The Theatreland tour meanders through the West End, taking in Leicester Square, Covent Garden and Drury Lane, as well as the famous theatres. 

Both tours contain around 30 minutes of audio commentary, images and video,  illuminating the iconic and historic sights of London. These tours are a fantastic and cheap way to get your bearings and explore the old and new of the city.

We hope you enjoy.

These audio tours are MP4 zip files, when prompted click 'save' to download the tour. You can then transfer the  MP4 files to your ipod (via itunes) or mobile phone or MP3/4 player. Video images are only available with MP4 players and video ipods.

The tour maps are pdf's to be downloaded and printed for your use with the tour.

Download your South Bank Tour.

Download your South Bank Tour Map (PDF)

Download your Theatreland Tour.

Download your Theatreland Tour Map (PDF)


Bankside House offers guest car parking. 

Flat rate of £10 for 12 hrs Monday to Sunday however, for guests staying overnight it is £10 for 24 hrs.

Parking is offered on a first come, first served basis and cannot be booked in advance. Guests bringing vehicles to Bankside must notify reception staff as to the details and registration number of their vehicle to avoid being clamped.

It should also be noted that London operates a 'Congestion Charge' of £15 per day for vehicles entering the centre of the capital during peak hours. For more information please visit



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