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40 Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 9JU

Welcome to The Hoxton, Southwark. We’re buzzing to have you with us and hope you enjoy your time with us, whatever the reason for your stay.

To make sure you get the most out of your trip, we’ve put together this little Survival Guide with all the essentials you might need to know. From getting around town to last orders at the bar, it’s all here, laid out nice and easy for your scrolling pleasure.

We want you to have the best stay possible, so if you need anything day or night, just dial 0 on the phone next to your bed, or drop us a text on (+44) 7360 538 509.

Us and our neighbourhood

Welcome to The Hoxton, Southwark, the third Hoxton in our hometown of London – in the city where it all began. This London borough is known for its colourful history. Right here is where famous London pub The Prince Albert once stood. Patrons would bet on sport from their barstools, handing over fistfuls of cash to the pub’s very own licensed bookie!

During the 17th and 18th Century, factories and warehouses popped up all along the riverbank. These days, many of them have been converted into galleries, bars and restaurants in and around nearby Borough Market. When you’re done feasting and guzzling, go for a stroll along the Thames, open your mind to some modern art, or catch a play in one of London’s oldest theatres. The South Bank has it all.

The Little Breakfast

As they say, it’s the most important meal of the day! We deliver a daily breakfast bag with juice, fruit and a breakfast item to your room for just £5 per person. All you have to do is fill out the bag, pop it on the hook outside your room, and it will be waiting for you in the morning with a little something to help you start your day off right.

For something bigger, check out Albie in the lobby or order Room Service in.

Hox Shop

Swing by our Hox Shop in the lobby where you can buy snacks and drinks at supermarket prices; Blank body products; or something from our Best Of collection, with limited-edition items by our fave London makers. Run out of room in your luggage? Ask us to send it to you or order it online and get it delivered wherever you want (UK only). 

Rip-off- free fridge

No nasty bills at check-out here, we give you a rip-off-free mini-fridge stocked with fresh milk and water. What’s more, you can fill your fridge with savoury and sweet snacks from our Hox Shop at supermarket prices.

Quick Tips

We’re a stone’s throw away from many of the city’s public transport hubs. The closest station is Blackfriars which will get you across the river and deeper into the city. The team at reception are happy to point you in the right direction.

Black cabs can be hailed from outside our doors or ask reception to help you out. Uber is also widely used here.

If you’re the type who prefers to get from A to B on two wheels, then hit up our front desk for free Brompton bike hire (free for up to 3 days) throughout your stay. Or jump on one of our cities Boris Bikes, you can find them just out front. Don’t forget to wear a helmet! (we’ve got those too).

We offer housekeeping only on request but if you want a daily tidy up just ask and we will wave the magic wand.

To save water, we’ll only replace towels on the floor and change your bedsheets if you request it. Please keep your towels hung up if they don’t need cleaning, and give us a shout if you do want daily housekeeping. For more info on all the good stuff we’re doing for the planet, click here.

It goes without saying, WiFi is free for all guests at The Hox. And if you’d like to make a good ole’ fashioned landline call, your first hour is free per day to pretty much anywhere except the moon.

Read all about it! You can find local news, magazines and podcasts on this link to make sure you’re up to date on what’s going on in the world. Just make sure you are connected to the guest WiFi to access.

Dial 0 for reception and we’ll bring an ice bucket right up.

Want something printed? Just email your document to and we’ll take care of the rest.

Whether you’re looking to go hard on the treadmill or relax into a yoga class, just ask our team at reception for our best-recommended spots. 

Get out of bed you sleepy head

You get to choose your own check-in time for free with Flexy Time, which is available to anyone who books directly on our website up to 72 hours in advance. Otherwise, regular hotel check-in is 2pm.

Need a lie-in?
No problem, just let us know and you can stay for the bargain price for £10 an hour, up to 4pm (availability dependent). Of course, if you booked directly, you can check-out whenever you please with Flexy Time!

The great escape

If you’re in a rush, fill out your details on the key card and pop it in the post box in the lobby and we will email you a copy of your bill before you get home.

Planning a party?

The Apartment on the mezzanine is a meetings and events space like no other. Each room is set up like a home away from home, based around a central pantry kitchen filled with treats to help yourself to. By day, it can host meetings of all sizes and by night, it’s a perfect venue for everything from an intimate private dinner to large parties. Whatever the occasion, we have the perfect space. Just ask reception for more details on how to book them or email

Want to get down to business?

Say hello to Working From_ with all the practical things you’d expect from a coworking space but with some lovely Hoxton extras. Expect a desk with a view, rip-off-free rates and service with a smile. You can tick off those to-dos, take over the world, or simply do your day job in our homey surroundings.

Drop into Working From_ on the 12th floor with our £40 Day Pass. Just ask reception for more details.

Hox Hounds

We love our four-legged guests as much as our two-legged ones, so our human perks come in canine form too! Read on for all the deets about staying at The Hox with your dog. Enter Hox Hounds!

As standard, Hox will provide the bits and bobs you need to travel with your best furry friend and help save on luggage space. No need to lug around a dog bed, bowls, treats and waste bags – we’ve got you covered. You’ll have all the best dog-friendly spots in the neighbourhood listed in our map and in the Mutt Manual you’ll receive in your room, as well as a sweet set of stickers and a Hox Hound dog tag to make official!

Hox accepts one dog per room (up to 40lb) and there’s no extra cost (unless they’re a rockstar and trash the room, of course).

Tiny Hox

The Hox is for everyone – but traveling with little’uns is no easy feat. So, after asking Hox parents about all the best (and necessary) bits that make for a comfy stay, we created a helping hand for you and your crew.

Introducing Tiny Hox! As standard, The Hox will help save on luggage space and provide essentials as well as fun extras for traveling with your kids.

  • A Tiny Hox welcome tote packed with Smallable x The Hox colouring book, pencils and a tiny amenity menu
  • Free Little’uns Breakfast Bag for those extra early starts to the day, packed with oats, a banana, and milk.
  • A Hox-vetted and family-approved neighbourhood map.

On request: Bottle warmers, nappy pails, nappies and wipes (when needed in a pinch), freezer space for milk and food, bath essentials – an anti-slip shower mat for toddlers, baby baths for infants, and baby soap and lotion, plus board games for all ages, curated by our friends at Smallable.


Promotional slogan for the Dis-loyalty membership scheme which reads: If you love routine, get a dog. If not, get Dis-loyalty.

Dis-loyalty pays

Introducing Dis-loyalty, the travel & food membership programme rewarding adventure with hefty discounts. We’re talking HALF-PRICE rooms at just-opened hotels, 20% off when you stay somewhere new, and some pretty stellar food and drink perks (hello free coffee every day and 10% off your bill at Seabird and Albie). At £12/15€/$18 a month with more than 75 participating hotels and 150+ restaurants and bars across 10 brands (including The Hox), we can’t lie: it’s pretty fruitful to play the field.

The Good Rate

Get the Good Rate whenever you travel by train between two Hox hotels in the UK and Europe (excluding the London Underground.)

To say thanks for choosing lower carbon travel you can get £20 off your total stay.

Simply flash your train ticket receipt on check-in.

The Hoxton comes to each of our neighborhoods with an open door and an open mind. With everything you need, and nothing you don’t, we’re inspired by the diversity and originality of the streets and scenes that surround us.

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Illustrations by Chester Holme