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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Charing Cross Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom apartment, sleeps 4 - 6

In the very heart of London! Located in a quiet cul-de-sac 1 minute walk from Trafalgar Square - ideal for visitors who want easy access to the best of London. Major tourist sites such as Big Ben & Parliament, No 10 Downing Street, Buckingham Palace and Covent Garden are all within 5 mins walk. You can see the millennium wheel from the window if you are sitting on the sofa. As for culture, we are in the middle of the theatre district with musicals, West End, Royal Opera House, National Gallery and the Royal Academy of Arts right on your door step. Excellent for shopping, restaurants and night life - 10 mins from Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Sq, Soho, Regent Street and China Town. The flat is kept in a modern, contemporary style.

We welcome singles, couples, families and groups for both short and long stays.

A minimum charge of 1-week applies for all stays (even for those of less than 7 nights), but does not apply where we have suitable shorter gaps between bookings (check our Calendar for these). Extended stay discounts for 4 weeks or more.

Trafalgar Square:

Laid out in 1829, Trafalgar Square has recently become car free, creating an attractive open space, with seats and cafes, so it can be used for concerts and entertainment. Looming 172 foot high above the Square is Nelson’s Column, with the famous naval commander standing on its top. Below it, huge bronze lions stand guard and the famous fountains light up the Square at night.

To the east of the Square, the fine old building is the church of St Martin-in-the-Fields, where regular lunchtime concerts and evening recitals of classical music are held. On the north side, the National Gallery holds one of the greatest collections of paintings in the world – and it’s free. Around the corner, the National Portrait Gallery is another of London’s great free attractions.

Charring Cross: which leads off the Square, is the centre of London – literally – it’s the point where all distance to England’s capital are measured to.

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Details for Apartment 9 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, 1 Bathroom

This one bedroom flat can accommodate up to 5 people. It is cosy and newly refurbished. It is on the third floor (no lift). You can see the millennium wheel from the window if you are sitting on the sofa. In the very heart of London! Located in a quiet cul-de-sac 1 minute walk from Trafalgar Square - ideal for visitors who want easy access to the best of London. Major tourist sites such as Big Ben & Parliament, No 10 Downing Street, Buckingham Palace and Covent Garden are all within 5 mins walk. As for culture, we are in the middle of the theatre district with musicals, West End, Royal Opera House, National Gallery and the Royal Academy of Arts right on your door step. Excellent for shopping, restaurants and night life - 10 mins from Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Sq, Soho, Regent Street and China Town. The flat is kept in a modern, contemporary style. Located in a traditional building supposedly built for Queen Victoria’s officers around the corner from the water gate she used fo
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Harumi

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I'm a Londoner who loves to travel.

Harumi purchased this apartment in 2003

Super central but also amazingly quiet even though it is so central.

You can walk to most places. Lots of great places to eat and see nearby.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Property Reviews

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Apartment 9
average rating of 4.571429 based on 14 reviews
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Apartment 9
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p65348
7799625766
Charing Cross Westminster & West End
Los Angeles, CA / USA
5

wonderful central location

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
We absolutely loved the location of the flat, right in the center of London, easy walk to Soho/Covent Garden etc, with easy access to tubes and major train lines. Although it is steps away from 2 tube stations, Gordon's Wine Bar and a generally very lively area, the flat is surprisingly very quiet. The flat is fairly basic but clean with a comfortable double bed (we did not use the sofabeds in the living room) and a large-ish eat-in kitchen. The management company, City Holiday Home, was great to work with and very responsive and replied quickly to any questions. The flat was exactly as described by the management company as well as the reviews however the location was even better than we expected. Highly recommended and I look forward to staying here on my next visit to London.
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write this extremely positive review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again in the future. It was a pleasure to host you.
Helpful votes: 5/5
business
Apartment 9
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p65348
7799625766
Charing Cross Westminster & West End
5

Location, location, location.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Apartment 9. The location is just fantastic. It is so close to Trafalgar Square and The Strand, it makes getting around London so easy. Most of the appliances in the apartment are very new and all in good working order. The bed was probably the most comfortable we have ever slept in on a holiday. We will definitely recommend this apartment to family and friends.
Owner's Response: We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in our apartment. We hope you had a good journey back home and look forward to welcoming you again soon.
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Apartment 9
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p65348
7799625766
Charing Cross Westminster & West End
4

Well located, good place to rest after a long day

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
Well located, good place to rest after a long day. The only issue is that the bathroom needs an update, but everything worked fine.
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive review. We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate your comments and feedback and will take them on board. I hope we can help you again in the future.
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Apartment 9
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p65348
7799625766
Charing Cross Westminster & West End
4

Great location, comfortable flat

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
We rented this flat for our 3 night stay in London, and found it to be very central to everything; steps away from a cozy "wine alley" and the Thames River, walking distance to London Eye, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Covent Garden, Picadilly, and the local bus tours, not to mention the underground tube stations were extremely close. The 2-person elevator and 4-storey walk-up were not a big deal for our family of 4. We didn't use the oven (convection?/microwave), and there was tea provided - it would have been nice to have had coffee as well. While the area is quite busy, the unit itself is remarkably quiet (we did have a couple of nearby alarms that went off early in the morning in adjacent buildings, but there was no other street or people noise). It could use a coat of paint and a little repair here and there, but the unit worked well for us and we would definitely stay again.
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and take your comments on board. I hope we are able to help you in the future.
Helpful votes: 3/4
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Apartment 9
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p65348
7799625766
Charing Cross Westminster & West End
Lake Superior, Wisconsin
5

Good value; great location

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
This flat is steps from both Cahring Cross tube and National Rail and Embankment tube. We found navigating the city via this loaction easy and convenient, The street is quiet and a greenspace park is next door. Several restaurants are within stone's throw. The flat itself is clean and has everything we needed to live for 9 days in a foreign city with two children (i.e. a stovetop, fridge and clothes washer.) The owner was very helpful and responsive to any questions that we had during our stay. This certainly is a great value for the location.
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 5/6
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Heathrow
Nearest Train
100 Metres
Charring Cross
Car: not necessary

Located in a traditional building supposedly built for Queen Victoria’s officers around the corner from the water gate she used for embarking from the Thames River, this flat is truly right in centre of the most important sights of London. Although minutes away from Trafalgar Square, the flat is in a small street with virtually no traffic, allowing guests to relax and unwind after experiencing the buzz of London.

Two underground stations (Charring Cross and Embankment) nearby give very easy access to The British Museum, St Paul's Cathedral and The Tower of London etc. Excellent transport links to all major airports. 10 min walk from Waterloo.

Other Activities: Shopping, theatre, museums, nightlife, restaurants, sightseeing

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Availability & Rates

Charing Cross Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
12 April - 20 June 2014
Apr 12 2014 - Jun 20 2014
£1,050
7 nights
 
 
21 June - 1 Sep 2014
Jun 21 2014 - Sep 1 2014
£1,200
7 nights
 
 
2 Sep - 31 October 2014
Sep 2 2014 - Oct 31 2014
£1,000
7 nights
 
 
1 Nov - 19 Dec '2014
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
£880
7 nights
 
 
20 Dec - 5 Jan '2015
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 5 2015
£1,400
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Daily rates are only applicable if there is short gaps between the rented out periods.
Price includes all costs (i.e. linen, towel, vat). We may request additional £20 for late check-in after 22:00.
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Amenities

Charing Cross Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Sofa Bed
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Hair dryer. Towels are included in the price.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • There is one single and one double sofa bed in the living room. Baby cot available on request.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • Books
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • roller blading
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