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Marian Selby

Advertiser since: 2009
Call Manager
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Speaks: english
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Marian Selby

Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2014
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APARTMENT 1

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

South Bank & Southwark Apartment Rental Photos and Description

FAMILY RUN BUSINESS. SAFE CENTRAL LONDON APARTMENTS. FREE Internet WIFI

Central London holiday apartments set in the heart of the romantic SHAD THAMES district (QUEEN ELIZABETH STREET SE1) just ONE MINUTE'S walk to The River Thames & Tower Bridge. These comfortable apartments are set over-looking Queen Elizabeth Street. They benefit from a bright aspect and large private roof terraces. The apartments provide comfort for vacation or business travellers.Very suitable for entertaining with plentiful lounge and dining seating. The kitchen is fully equipped and features a washing machine and dishwasher. High ceilings and tall windows provide a light and calming environment. In addition to the two double beds in the bedroom; the sofa beds in the lounge areas are perfectly suitable for 2 adults. The lounge areas are completely separate from the bedrooms with their full king size beds. This ensures sleeping privacy if required. 8 minutes walk to Tube station.

APARTMENT 1. One bedroom apartment. This is complete with 2 king size double beds in the bedroom. 2 sofa beds in the lounge. Sleeps 5 persons maximum. 830 square feet. Great for families sharing.

We have two apartments, both within the same beautiful building on Queen Elizabeth Street.

APARTMENT 2. Two bedrooms & two bathrooms. This is complete with a king size double bed in each bedroom. One king size sofa bed in the lounge and one single guest bed. 885 square feet.

WE ARE FAMILY RUN BUSINESS.: Shad Thames is an extremely desirable area for both visitors, and those who live here. Shad Thames is truly an oasis in the heart of central London. We have two apartments all within the same building. Please email or call for availability. We can accommodate upto 12 persons.

Many holiday apartments advertise that they are situated on the South Bank, when actually they are 10-20 minutes from the river. Our apartments really do have the river and Bankside right on the doorstep.

More Details

Details for Apartment 1 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, 1 Bathroom

A perfect home-away-from-home apartment. Represents fantastic value for money, within a luxury apartment block. These apartments have large private terraces. Free WiFi
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Marian Selby (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2009
Call Manager
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2014

About Marian Selby

We are a family run business. We have just two apartments, and both are within the stunning Circle Apartment building. We are not a large business with multiple apartments. Having just two units allows us to offer a very personal approach for our guests. We handle all our own bookings, and will be the single point of contact. We do not use agents.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.6
based on 35 traveler reviews

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Apartment 1
average rating of 4.6285715 based on 35 reviews
business
Apartment 1
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p414515
+44 -07908 657124
South Bank & Southwark London
5

Great apartment

  • 5 of 5
We had a great stay in Apartment 1 for 2 nights at half term. It is just as described, clean, tidy and plenty of space for a family of 4 (2 teens). It is in a good area. It has a nice balcony and as the weather was unseasonably warm, we took advantage of that. My only problem was the distance (10 mins walk) from London Bridge tube, but Neil told us about the buses, and that really helped with my limited mobility. Neil was helpful and approachable by email and our stay went without a hitch. I would't hesitate to recommend to anyone, and am hoping to return with friends next year. V close to Tower bridge and all the restaurants in that area. Went to see the poppies at the Tower, which were amazing.
  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Apartment 1
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p414515
+44 -07908 657124
South Bank & Southwark London
4

Great Apartment and Location

  • 4 of 5
We stayed in the one bedroom apartment. We found Neil very friendly and easy to deal with. The big plus for us was the available parking spot. The building and apartment was clean and quiet. It was a great location and we enjoyed walking along by the Thames in the evening and having dinner. The neighborhood was great - cobbled streets, with warehouses and converted lofts and felt very safe. We will definitely use this apartment again and recommend to friends.
  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Apartment 1
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p414515
+44 -07908 657124
South Bank & Southwark London
5

Great stay in a great flat!

  • 5 of 5
We have stayed at this accommodation several times when we've been in London and can highly recommend it for both short-term and long-term stays. The owner does an excellent job of providing comprehensive information about the flat and always handles bookings efficiently and in a very timely fashion. We always look forward to coming to London because we know that we don't have to fret about finding good and reliable accommodation.
  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Apartment 1
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p414515
+44 -07908 657124
South Bank & Southwark London
5

Brilliant location and fantastic apartment

  • 5 of 5
Clean, spacious, airy and perfect for me and my family. A very convenient location, easy to get to and nice and quiet. Neil is very approachable (via email and text at least) and the payment, directions, details etc. were perfect.
We will definitely book the apartment again and recommend to all our friends. It was also great to stay in an iconic CZWG architect designed building. Very cool.
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review; we appreciate all genuine feedback. You and your family are most welcome anytime.
business
Apartment 1
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p414515
+44 -07908 657124
South Bank & Southwark London
Stamford
4

Brilliant Location

  • 4 of 5
This is the third time I've stayed at this apartment and definitely won't be the last!!!
  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Apartment 1
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p414515
+44 -07908 657124
South Bank & Southwark London
Tucson, Arizona, USA
2

Showing its age

  • 2 of 5
My wife and I are in our sixties, and stayed in Apartment 1 (1 bedroom, 2 beds) for two weeks. Neil, the owner, was very courteous and responsive, and the rental rate charged was quite reasonable. The apartment, unfortunately, is showing some age. The carpet is quite worn and dingy and needs to be replaced. The walls have many holes and scuff marks, and need a paint job. The need for other minor repairs, such as caulking, hinge and screw replacement, etc., was evident in several locations. The lighting in some areas, particularly the bathroom, is dim and less than adequate. The furnishings are made up of mismatched pieces of varying quality; the fold-out beds were of the type in which everything would roll to the middle, and would be quite uncomfortable for two people. As reported by one of the other reviewers, we received no instructions about operation of the various appliances, and were not told that free WiFi was available. (We found out about the WiFi when communicating with the owner about a breakdown of the washing machine, which was attended to and repaired promptly.) In my opinion the bathtub/shower is not completely safe, in that there is no anti-slip surfacing in the bottom of a steep-sided tub, and no grip bars provided. As I said before, Neil was quite good to work with, and he has told me that a complete refurbishing of the apartment is planned for the end of this year. Until then, however, I cannot recommend the property unless budget and/or elbow room are your main considerations. It should be acknowledged that the building is nice, quiet and safe, and is in an interesting area of the city.
  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am obviously disappointed to read this poor review. Equally, I am also surprised that during this guest's 14 night stay, we exchanged 8 emails, 4 telephone conversations, 5 text messages, 2 voice mails, and they met with our repair man regarding a damaged washing machine door. During these exchanges, the guest made no complaints whatsoever. However, they have chosen to raise these points in a global review. I suspect the poor review is motivated by concern regarding the damage caused to the washer door. WE HAVE NOT CHARGED FOR THE DAMAGE, NOR DO WE INTEND TO CHARGE. THE WASHER DOOR WAS FORCEFULLY OPENED, AND THE HANDLE TORN OFF. WE WERE SUBJECTED TO FRANTIC DEMANDS TO REPAIR THE WASHER AND RETRIEVE THE CLOTHES INSIDE. WE REPAIRED THE MACHINE AND REPLACED THE NEW DOOR WITHIN 12 HOURS.

Apartment 1 is indeed an older apartment, but I cannot accept these criticisms are entirely genuine. Apartment 1 is comfortable and clean and maintained to a good standard. We fully accept the paintwork is due for renewal this year and these works take place in late 2014. However, the paintwork is far from desperate and is still very respectable. Just one coat of paint will be necessary to cover the luggage scuffs. I believe this description to be harsh and unfair. Our rates are extremely reasonable and reflect really good value for money. We are not offering high-end 5 star luxury with Apartment 1, instead we offer a homely, clean, safe and comfortable apartment in a very desirable area and building.

I will not comment on each criticism as I believe this reviewer has been unfair on all aspects. However, I will refer to one point: Regarding the sofa beds: Apartment one consists of two double beds in the bedroom, and two sofa beds in the lounge. The apartment sleeps a maximum of 5 persons. Therefore, we would not want or expect two persons to share one sofa bed. As this reviewer's group only consisted of a couple (2 persons) sharing, they would have no use of the sofa beds. It seems that every aspect of the apartment has fallen short of this reviewer's expectations; even those that would not have been relevant to their stay, and would have needed separate and specific inspection to comment.

We value all genuine reviews, and work hard to rectify any concerns quickly and efficiently. I will personally examine every point raised in this review.

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Heathrow
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Kilometres
Browns
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Dover
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
London Bridge
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
M25
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
Loveage
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Brighton
Car: not necessary

This Central London (Zone 1) residence is situated within a stunning building, on QUEEN ELIZABETH STREET SE1. Set in the heart of the SHAD THAMES district, you are less than a minute's walk from the River Thames and the breath-taking sight of Tower Bridge. SHAD THAMES offers the perfect location for all visitors to Central London. The area is rich in history, with its Dickensian (Dickens based Oliver Twist here) cobbled streets and converted warehouses which are now host to countless restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, bars, boutiques and of course apartments. SHAD THAMES is an oasis within the Capital. However, The Financial District (City of London & Canary Whar'f) The West end, Tower of London, London Eye, South Bank, Shakespeare's Globe, St Paul's Cathedral... to name just a few, are all within walking distance. 8 minutes walk to London Bridge TUBE, RAIL & BUS station. Tower Hill and TowerGateway TUBE stations 10 minutes..

Other Activities: SIGHT SEEING SHOPPING THEATRE

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Rates & Availability

From £100 Per night

South Bank & Southwark Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Nov 2 2014 - Dec 23 2014
2 night minimum stay
£100
From
£130
Fri,Sat
£700
£2,250
 
 
Christmas
Dec 24 2014 - Jan 1 2015
1 night minimum stay
£200
£1,200
 
 
Winter
Jan 2 2015 - Feb 28 2015
1 night minimum stay
£100
From
£130
Fri,Sat
£700
£2,250
 
 
Spring
Mar 1 2015 - Jun 1 2015
1 night minimum stay
£125
From
£145
Fri,Sat
£865
£2,950
 
 
Summer
Jun 2 2015 - Sep 6 2015
1 night minimum stay
£175
From
£195
Fri,Sat
£1,000
£3,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£130
£900
£2,850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes Discount for single person or couple sharing

£50 surcharge on midweek stays of fewer than 3 nights. No surcharge for weekends or midweek stays of 3 or more nights.
A 20% deposit will be payable to confirm your booking. The balance owing plus security deposit will be due 28 days before the check-in date, or upon reservation if the check-in date is less than 28 days away.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

South Bank & Southwark Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • A good size modern family bathroom . Shower and Bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Very comfortable airy bedroom with large walk-in wardrobe. Two (2) Large double beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Radio
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The Circle Spa and Gym is located on the ground floor of the building. This is a members club but available on a daily or weekly basis to guests.

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  • 1 BR,
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3 - 5 night minimum stay
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