Sitting on the banks of the River Thames, this hotel is close to famous sights including the Tate Modern, Royal Festival Hall and Globe Theatre. It also offers a brilliant spa and a small cinema, along with a variety of restaurants and bars.

The famous Sea Contains London building exudes the cruise ship glamour of the 1920s, offering superb Southbank views from some suites. Rooms feature free WiFi, HDTV and rainfall showers in the bathroom. Expect bespoke furniture, marble bathrooms and dimmable lights, as well as Malin + Goetz bath amenities. Upgrade to a Superior room for lovely London views and more space.

The on-site agua Spa provides specialised treatments during your stay, such as personalised therapies and health experiences. There are a range of fully curated signature treatments, a nail bar and a state-of-the-art gym.

If you feel like staying in, take a seat at Lyaness, a brand new bar from the award-winning Mr Lyan and his team. For spectacular views, make your way to rooftop bar, 12th Knot. You can enjoy live music at the hotel every Wednesday or catch a movie at the 56-seat Curzon cinema over the weekend.

The hotel makes a great base to explore London, since it is within walking distance of the National Theatre, Borough Market and the London Eye. 

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

• Lyaness - an award-winning cocktail bar playing a mix of music at weekends, providing an afternoon tea and more, created by the multi award-winning bartender Ryan Chetiyawardana.

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