Back in September, my sister kindly treated me to a stay at the hoxton hotel in Southwark for a little sister staycation. Not only was it a lovely treat as their hotels are gorgeous, but it was so nice to check out a new area.
One look at my hotel highlights and you’ll see that the hoxton is a favourite of ours, and staying at the Southwark one has only confirmed it further. Literally everything about the stay we had was great, the staff were so friendly and made us feel so welcome. The hotel itself had a similar chilled out vibe to the others and they even have a great space for people looking to get on with some work. The only downside to the visit was that the rooftop bar wasn’t actually officially opened to the public. So we’ll have to pop back to check that out (we don’t mind, as it’s an excuse to go back…)
We booked into a cosy room, with some seriously swoon worthy interiors as the decor here is incredible. If I could replicate the rooms at home, you bet I would. The bed was so dreamy, it made getting up in the morning a little difficult and if it weren’t for us wanting to try out the restaurant downstairs for breakfast I’d have probably stayed in bed right up until checkout. There’s also a lot of small details dotted around the room that just make them feel that little bit more special.
The restaurant – albie
As I mentioned one of the reasons we managed to finally get out of bed was to try the food at albie, their in house dining spot ‘that draws inspiration from the Italian and French Riviera‘. I went for the eggs any way and my sister went for The Anglais which was basically a full English, which looked so good. There was a lot on offer so I think there’s something to suit most people’s tastes. Prices for the food and drinks (all the tea) were really reasonably priced so we will definitely be back for more weekend breakfasts.
The Location: Southwark
Just south of the river, the hotel is in a great location for things near by such as the Tate museum, Southbank and also heading over the bridge to St Pauls. There’s actually so much to do in the area if you are thinking of spending a weekend here. For us, we used it as an excuse to have a walk along the river a little and then we headed to the Tate to see what was new. It mostly involved us looking around the shop at all the books they have on offer before heading back to grab our bags.
So there it is, a quick look at our short but sweet stay at the hoxton. Safe to say we’ll be back, mostly to enjoy the views and enjoy some more of the breakfasts.