Wonderful Flat for an Outstanding Family Vacation!
Submitted: April 13, 2013
Stayed: March 2013
This was the first time our family of four (2 adults, 1 teenage daughter and 1 teenage son) had traveled to London. We rented this flat for 5 days and 4 nights in late March, 2013. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay because this flat was outstanding in every possible way in terms of comfort, convenience, and value -- it was essentially a second home away from home!
The owner who lives upstairs couldn’t be nicer. She is very accommodating and emailed me in advance of our stay re: apartment details, transport from Heathrow, and other useful information. The prior excellent recommendations for this flat and Rob’s responsiveness to all of my emails quelled any concerns I might have had in renting an apartment for our family vacation instead of booking hotel rooms.
The flat itself is well-appointed and is very spacious with about 1,300 sq. ft of space. The master bedroom is huge with tons of storage space and a true “king-sized” bed that was most comfortable for my wife and me. Our two teenage children slept in two separate bedrooms and they, too, found their beds to be quite comfortable as well. The 2 ½ baths provided ample opportunity for everyone to get ready quickly early in the morning for a long day of sight-seeing. As an added plus, we had a kitchen with a frig that already had some items in it, as well as a washer and dryer and a lovely patio.
The 3-4 minute walk to the nearest tube was very convenient as the flat is located in a lovely upscale neighborhood -- we never had an issue coming back to the flat late at night after a long day of sightseeing. The flat itself has excellent security with multiple locks, including a deadbolt. While it was cold during our stay in London, the flat was well-heated and we never had a single issue or problem during our entire stay. In addition, the flat was very quiet so we had no problem falling asleep.
Local coffee shops and restaurants are outstanding and are all within a 5-minute walk. We ate at Raoul’s for lunch on the day we arrived. It was nice to have a relaxing, outstanding lunch so close after a long overnight flight from the states. There is a small grocery store is in the block next to the restaurant, so it was also very convenient to pick up breakfast items and other things on the way back to the flat on the day we arrived.
Thank you Rob for making our London vacation a fantastic, relaxing, enjoyable experience! We will be certain to tell our friends about your wonderful flat.
Tourists without a Car,
Families with Teenagers,
Families with Young Children
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