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Cosy Studio Flat In The Heart Of Knightsbridge

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Basement Studio Sleeping 2 (Plus Additional Sofa Bed), With Kitchen And Bathroom

The basement studio comprises a 22 square metre living/sleeping room with double bed, sofa bed, wardrobe and closet. Television is provided, as is wireless broadband for internet access. There is small dining table with chairs, and linen and towels, iron and vacuum cleaner are all provided.

There is a good sized bathroom (4.3 sq m) with bath/shower, washbasin, extractor and toilet.

The kitchen is compact (2 sq m) but well equipped with oven, small hob, refrigerator, washer, dishwasher, toaster, kettle and microwave. Cutlery and crockery are also provided.

Access is by by stairs or lift from the communal hallway.

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Property Manager
Malcolm Barnicoat
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2017

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I LOVED the flat. The location is VERY central and yet the flat itself is in a cul de sac and so very quiet. The building it beautiful and clean as is the flat. The bathroom is very large. The flat itself is comfortable for one or two people. Kitchen is small but well stocked.

Malcom is the property manager and is very friendly. I met him the first and last day but I knew he was only a phone call away if I needed anything. I didn't b/c it was a very smooth stay.

In summary, I plan to stay there again when I visit.


New York
Oct 2012
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Cosy Studio Flat In The Heart Of Knightsbridge
average rating of 4.7608695 based on 48 reviews

A wonderful place!

  • 4 of 5

I'm so glad I chose this place, mainly because what is described and the photos that are shown actually do match the property, which is really important when you're making a booking from half way across the globe! My son (aged 9) and I stayed there for 10 nights, in the month of January, so the heating was of course essential - I hate being cold - and there were no hassles with that, nice and warm. I'm fussy when it comes to bathrooms, especially when you're staying more than a week and I couldn't fault the bathroom at all, it was great. As already mentioned in other reviews and Malcolm's replies, there is construction going on next door but if you're out most of the day this is fine. Once that construction is finished, it literally would be the perfect place to stay in London!

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Springfield, MA

Great apartment in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent 8 days in London and this flat was perfect for our needs. Located on a quiet street but close to restaurants, pubs, and public transportation. The Knightsbridge underground station is only 2 blocks away and bus stations are very convenient. Close to Harrods, Hyde Park, and Prince Albert Memorial. The flat is perfect for 2 people. Very clean and functional. Malcolm is very accommodating and went out of his way to return an item we left behind. We highly recommend and plan to return here on our next trip to London.

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming secret studio bargain in the heart of Knightsbridge

  • 5 of 5

So part of me is afraid to tell you about this excellent little flat, impeccably clean and comfy, and so convenient to everything in Knightsbridge (seriously, 5 minutes walk to Harrods.) Because if I do, it will probably be booked the next time I come to London. As well, it is located in a beautiful Victorian row of townhouses, so both the street and the building have unique charm. Malcolm was prompt in all of his communications with me, and his wife Negat met me and showed me the flat, explaining the details on how to run everything, and information about the local amenities, and the nearby sites to see. To top it off, they very kindly left me a welcome basket of goodies.

Some things to note: Don't be afraid that it is a basement flat, as there is lots of natural light coming from the street level window. And cosy does mean cosy--a perfect little studio for 1 or 2; guests 3 and 4 could use the sofa that converts into a bed but everyone would need to be quite disciplined about where they'd store their stuff. And currently there are building works taking place next door, but the workers don't start work until after 8 am and when I got back to the flat around 5 pm, they had gone (although one morning I did overhear quite an amusing conversation from one of the workers about his binge the night before.) And be realistic that this isn't a massive flat built upon American expectations. If you can live with those caveats, then I urge you to book this flat if you can. Only not when I want to be there, because this is now my "go-to" place when staying in London.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Immaculate and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in the apartment -- comfortable bed; great bathroom; very nice kitchen; and a washing machine. Great location in a quiet street between Harrods (must see food halls) and the V&A and Natural History museums. Walk to parks; tube most other places. Three convenience stores for food within two blocks. Wifi and TV work well. A big plus: only one tube ride (40 minutes) on the Picadilly line from Heathrow.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, well equipped, neat, and quiet location for a couple visiting London

  • 5 of 5

This clean, neat, quiet, and well equipped downstairs apartment is perfect for a couple visiting London. Malcolm and Negat could not have been nicer in helping with arrival information and filling us in about the neighborhood. It is in a lovely area in Knightsbridge on a dead end street which seemed very safe. There is a Mark & Spencer's just around the corner on Brompton Road that fit our needs for food and drink perfectly. Shopping is plentiful here if that is your interest. Numerous museums are nearby as well. There is construction going on next door but it did not bother us because we were up early and out sightseeing. The apartment is about two blocks from the Knightsbridge (Harrod's Entrance) Tube Station. It was perfect for our visit to London.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We aim to make our guests as comfortable as possible, and be flexible where we can. Yes, there is construction going on next door, but the heavy work was completed months ago and it has not been a problem recently. This is in part because it takes place between 08:00 and 17:00 (weekdays) when most guests are out and about enjoying all that London has to offer, and the apartment is ideally placed for visiting all the central London sights.
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Perfect Location

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in this cozy apartment for just under two weeks. The location is wonderful, close to the tube and easy to get from Piccidilly Line to anywhere you would probably want to go. The apartment is quite small but works very well for a couple. Had a great time and would recommend this location to anyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to have had another satisfied guest. The apartment also works for 3-4 people - either couple with child(ren) or good friends - especially for shorter stays.
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Nearest Airport
24 Kilometres
London Heathrow
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
300 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Situated in a quiet side street in the centre of Knightsbridge, and a short walk from Harrods and the underground station (direct line from Heathrow airport), the property is ideally located for the West End theatres,restaurants and shopping. South Kensington and the museums are close by, with the Royal Albert Hall and Hyde Park being adjacent. Attractions such as Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and the riverside are easily accessed.

P.S. Guests interested in visiting Oxford(shire) or the Cotswolds - please ask for further details about a homestay bed and breakfast at our home near Blenheim Palace.


Rates & Availability

Knightsbridge Apartment Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $251
Cleaning/laundry fee $75

Payment in full in advance please, preferably by HomeAway secure credit card system or by bank transfer.
Security deposit of up to 1 weeks rent payable on arrival (normally £200 or equivalent in US dollars or Euros.
Cleaning fee of £60 payable on arrival.

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Knightsbridge Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 32 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Television ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

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