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Church Street Hotel

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

When I first checked in, the receptionist made a mistake and made me pay twice the whole price of the stay which I did not get the refund added to my balance yet because it is an international transaction, no breakfast, no kettle or tea in the room only in the communion room, the TV did not work properly. The toiletries were not replaced until I had to ask for it The underground is not near. At the check out I forgot the cash deposit of 20 pounds and nobody reminded me to take it. In short the worst stay.

I booked this for my daughter who had a uni interview and was going alone. Staff were really helpful prior to her arrival and even alerted me to the fact that I had mistakenly booked 2 rooms & very kindly did not charge me. If my daughter ends up at this uni then we will be using it quite regularly ! She loved her room and the hotel.

I have been working in London for the past six years, for three of those I have stayed at Church Street Hotel. I have never been disappointed, the staff are wonderful, friendly, kind and helpful. The rooms (and the whole hotel) has great style and idiosychrisy, the beds are comfortable and the rooms well equipped. The honesty bar is a great idea and it's always great to have access to fresh coffee and real milk for your cuppas. Breakfast is great. London is blooming expensive to stay in but Church Street is incredibly reasonable. I've also grown to love Camberwell, there are a number of great little bars, restaurants, take aways and cafes on the doorstep. Although not on the tube line it is well served by buses and as it is always bustling I have never felt vulnerable walking around as a woman on my own at any time. I've stayed in so many of the rooms and never been disappointed (except 6A - get rid of it guys it lets you down) all the rest are excellent.

Hotel itself is clean. Was disappointing that the Deluxe room was so small. Was woken at 6am with someone running down the stairs. Was kept up late by people walking up and down the stairs, very poor insulation. I appreciate its an old building but it was worse sound proofing than at home in my old house! Im a deep sleeper too so I know it was bad. Even more annoying too though. Check out time is 11am. At 10.45am, myself and my partenr had a cal to the bedroom hotel phone! We ignored as were having a nice chat and packing our thing s up, it was reception telling us to come and check out as its bnearly 11am!!! It was 10.45am!!! Very strange. Stayed in many hotels and never been told this before. No tea and coffee in rooms which I didnt like. Yes you can go to the bar, but i found myself creeping out in my dressing gown to get my early morning coffee. Wont recommend unless you sleep like an Elephant and dont mind being told to leave early and dont mind small rooms and not having hot drinks in your bedroom. Also they messed up our booking prior to arriving, had to phone them to tell them this and communicating was not easy.

Had a great stay at this quirky hotel in Camberwell. Staff were really helpful and nothing was too much trouble. Our room was small on the top floor but it had everything we needed. The decor is vivid and bright but puts a smile on your face. The honesty bar was a lovely touch open 24 hours a day and enjoyed by all guests. Definitely will be going back as made a great base to explored the city.

I came across this hotel after being let down on an airbnb place and I am so glad I was!! Cannot say enough nice things, room was gorgeous, large, light, bed was so comfy, bathroom was stunning. Little extras like the sauce and chocolate made it more personal. We just loved our stay and were almost tempted to see if the room was free for a second night! Really couldn't fault it! Honesty bar was well stocked and very much appreciated! Apologies to anyone who had to see me in there looking slightly worse for wear on the Saturday morning after we were out dancing until the small hours, wasn't expecting anyone to be there when I rocked up with crazy hair! :-) All in all, the hotel made a great weekend fabulous. Definitely be back!

First impressions of this hotel was how quirky the decor was - a very Mexican feel & the reception staff were really lovely! In fact all of the hotel staff were friendly, polite and smiles! You don't get that in many hotels in London! Check-in - Friendly check in, quick too, took us to our room, showed us where the 'Honesty Bar' is and then took us to our room. We stayed in Room 4 which was just near the Honesty Bar. Very convenient. The Rooms - We had a double room with an en-suite - lovely touches included some hot sauce and 2 chocolate bars that the hotel kindly provided. The bath was spacious and shower was powerful! You also get complimentary 2 Bottles of Water & there's even a TV and DVD Player! The Honesty Bar - As you walk in to your left is the self service bar, it included FREE Tea, Fruit Teas, Coffee, Decaff Coffees, Sugar, Sweetner & even a fridge that stores Alcohol, (you pay for the alcohol and Above on shelves were Spirits, and even Pastires for £1 each! You would help yourself to any of these and just write in the book on be counter your room number and what you've had! Great service, so nice the staff trust you! In the Bar is a long table, and a couple of Sofas to relax in! To the right of the Bar is massive collection of DVDs, you pick what DVD you'd like to watch. Go down to reception with the case and they give you the DVD to watch. Our movie that we chose didn't work but we weren't fussed as we didn't come away to watch a DVD! The beds were comfortable, the only jiggle would be that we could hear the person above us as the floor creaked but it didn't last long and that isn't the hotels fault! Breakfast - This is downstairs in the old restaurant that's closed now but they still use this for breakfasts! The breakfast costs just £5 As you walk in the waitress made us a tea or coffee and then you just help yourselves to Toast, Cereals, Pastries, Ham & Cheese, plus Boiled Eggs! Location - the car park where we parked was only a 5-10 min walk and there were plenty of newsagents, restaurants and take aways near by to help ourselves We stayed here to visit Kings College Hospital which was only a 10 min walk from a hotel. If we were in this area we would definitely stay again! Check-Out - quick and easy Thank you for a lovely stay! X

Nice place, spotlessly clean bathroom and bedroom with good facilities, you don't get DVD/Bly ray or proper air con in many hotels! Honesty bar is brilliant, as is the breakfast with really high quality food on offer, no cheap rubbish. Going back next week

Great hotel, friendly staff, clean rooms, good continental breakfast. Stopped 2 nights as we were going to a wedding in Camberwell. Would certainly stop here again. No 68 bus from Euston Station takes you all the way. Plenty of places to eat and drink nearby.

It is not easy to find hotels in this part of London so we were very pleasantly surprised when we booked a night at the Church Street Hotel at how comfortable it was. The rooms are not big but the bed was very comfortable, sheets and towels of good quality, nice toiletries and very good quality tea/coffee available for free. The staff were very helpful. There are plenty of decent eateries within walking distance, our room was quite quiet in an area of London which can be very noisy at night. We will definitely use it again. It is quaint and the decor will not be to everyone's taste but it is fun!

29-33 Camberwell Church Street London England

Located in Camberwell within 2 miles (3 km) of The Oval, Church Street Hotel is within a few miles (5 km) of other popular sights such as London Bridge. This 3-star hotel has 27 rooms and welcomes guests with a restaurant, free in-room WiFi, and a 24-hour business center. It's in central London and also close to London Dungeon and London Eye.


Enjoy a bite to eat at Angels & Gypsies, the hotel's onsite restaurant. You can sip a beverage at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning off right with continental breakfast served for a fee.


All 27 air-conditioned rooms feature free bottled water, phones, and ironing boards. Flat-screen TVs come with DVD players, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Desks are also included.

Property features

Guests of Church Street Hotel enjoy access to free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a 24-hour business center. Offsite parking is offered for a fee. The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to help with concierge services and luggage storage. Additional amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, a computer station, and free newspapers.

Room options

Deluxe Double Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Superior Room (King)

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Single Room

Twin 1 | Sleeps 1

Standard Double Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

89% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 405 reviews