Sitting on the banks of the River Thames, this hotel offers a brilliant spa, variety of restaurants and bars and is close to famous sights including the Tate Modern, Royal Festival Hall and Globe Theatre from its Southbank location.

Exuding the cruise ship glamour of the 1920s within the confines of its famed building, Sea Containers London is a striking hotel on the Thames offering superb views from some suites and its rooftop bar.

Agua Spa provides specialised treatments during your say, with underwater tranquility, personalised therapies and health experiences. There are a range of fully curated signature treatments, a nail bar and a state-of-the-art gym.

Dandelyan is an award-winning bar, famous for its cocktails and is the perfect place to unwind after a day exploring. Combining a neighbourhood vibe with the glamour of the hotel, it is a great space to enjoy live music at weekends too. Or if want a drink with a view, the rooftop 12th Knot allows you to enjoy a beverage among lush greenery and on cosy sofas.

Rooms feature modern touches including free WiFi, HDTV and rainfall showers in the bathroom. Bespoke furniture, marble bathrooms and dimmable lights, as well as Malin + Goetz bath amenities and unique design items and furniture crafted by Tom Dixon. Upgrade to a Superior room and enjoy the best London views as well as slightly more space. River view deluxe rooms are set above the Thames allowing you to feel like you are floating above it like you are on a ship.

A 56-seat cinema sits on the studio level allowing you to see the latest pictures during your stay at weekends using the latest quality sound and picture technology.

Within walking distance of the National theatre, as well as Borough Market and the London Eye this is a great base to explore the fabulous city of London from.

This design-led hotel offers a superb river front location, award-winning bar and fantastic restaurants, and with its location, means it is a perfect choice for your London city break.

Accommodation details


At Sea Containers
20 Upper Ground
South Bank and Waterloo
United Kingdom

Check-in Details:

Normal Check-in: 15:00
Normal Check-out: 12:00


1.0 mi / 1.6 km from city centre

General facilities

  • Massage services
  • Live entertainment
  • Spa
  • Aerobics instruction
  • Elevators
  • Exercise gym
  • Internet services
  • Off-Site parking
  • Steam bath
  • Baby sitting
  • Dry cleaning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Business center
  • Concierge desk
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Ironing board
  • Laundry/Valet service
  • Room service
  • 2 Lounges/bars
  • 1 Restaurant

Dining information

• Sea Containers Restaurant - bringing the best of American and British cuisine to the Southbank, this modern and casual eatery is inspired by the Golden Age of transatlantic travel. Each weekend you can enjoy a Bottomless Brunch, a British favourite, allowing you to start the day with some Prosecco or Grey Goose Bloody Mary's

• The Den - the perfect place to sip a cup of tea, share a bottle of wine or play a board game. Serving light snacks and drinks throughout the day, it is a perfect hangout spot

• 12th Knot - a riverside rooftop bar serving British-American inspired cocktails, food and live music, with iconic views, lush greenery and plush sofas in comfortable lounge spaces. The music varies between a DJ and live music a couple of nights a week

• Dandelyan bar - an award-winning cocktail bar playing a mix of music at weekends, providing a Wyld Afternoon Tea and more, created by the multi award-winning bartender Ryan Chetiyawardana.

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