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Private studio in a fine location central London few mins to tube stations

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
Studio
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights

Description

Paddington Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Bills Included, Free Wi-fi, Bed Linen & Towels Provided.

This studio flat is located in the Hyde Park end of Lancaster Gate and Paddington. It's private self contained studio with kitchen and en suite bathroom. Nice home from home in the centre of town.

Well maintained and clean studio flat on the first floor. Moments to Paddington and Lancaster Gate tube. 3 minutes walk from Hyde Park. Plenty of easy bus connections. This studio located in the heart of the West End and comes with TV (with digital channels, DVD player, double bed, table with chairs and wardrobe.

FREE Wi-Fi

Bed linen and towels are provided.

The kitchen has all the basics such as micro-oven, kettle, toaster, fridge freezer, washing machine, cutlery, pot and pans. This is a great place to stay if you need a flat in the city centre.

Professionals will find it easy to travel to any office district in minutes. Our tourists will be able to travel around and explore London with ease.

Great value studio, much more pleasant than a small expensive hotel room!

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Elizabeth Anne
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2016

Reviews

Very Good! 4/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Private studio in a fine location central London few mins to tube stations
average rating of 4.0 based on 13 reviews
5

great

  • 5 of 5

well represented. Staff was always gracious and immediately responsive. Hope to do it again soon!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Character apartment

  • 3 of 5

I must admit that the photographs airbrush this apartment. When we arrived, we were rather apprehensive as the building is probably the shabbiest in the street. We were also initially disappointed when we walked in to the flat.

There had been a few issues prior to arriving in that we had found it extremely difficult contacting the flat managers and were a bit worried that someone may not be there but there was a nice gent waiting for us.

So, initial impression, a bit dodgy. The bathroom was also a bit grubby and floors needed sweeping. HOWEVER, the pluses. Very very quiet. Only one window which opened into courtyards and othe rpeople's backyards. Luckily it wasnt too hot and we could use a portable fan. Comfie bed, and all the things we needed. We could cook but we only used the kitchen for breakfasts. It was a tiny galley kitchen.

Water pressure not the best in the bathroom either. having said all ths we grew fond of our little place in London.

I have travelled to London a number of times and staye din apartments. This wasnt the flashest however it was so conveniently placed to Paddington station and Queenway and Lancaster Gate tube stations.

Overall a positive experieince all round

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

Nice studio flat...

  • 3 of 5

As noted in previous reviews, the flat is conveniently located within walking distance to several bus lines as well as Paddington Station & Tube. The main room of the flat has a good layout with adequate floor space for luggage etc. It was very quiet, with its large window facing an adjacent courtyard/patio. I stayed in the flat during very warm weather, so the large window (and floor fan!) kept the flat comfortable. The flat had excellent WIFI. I used the washing machine and appreciated the drying rack. A step stool in the kitchen would have helped to retrieve items on upper shelves (so much for using the tea pot!). The bathroom was small but very clean. Both the bathroom and kitchen had limited cold water pressure (plenty of hot water, so be warned!). Although it was explained to me when I checked in, it would have been helpful to have written instructions (how to connect to WIFI, washing machine instructions etc). A torch/flashlight should be added for emergency situations (see below).

The flat is located on the first floor in an older building, so it is a full two flights of stairs up to where the flat is located. The manager who met me thoughtfully carried up my luggage which was appreciated!

The stay was enjoyable but ended prematurely when there was a unexpected power outage in my flat on a weekend evening. As my international phone was not working and there was no WIFI, a fellow traveller in an adjacent flat called the service desk (as well as text) but there was no answer/response (after hours, there is no voice mail). I was able to contact the service desk via email later that evening and received an automated response/ticket number. Fortunately I was able to obtain a hotel room within walking distance of the flat that evening.

No email updates were provided until I called the following afternoon, when I was informed the situation had been resolved. As I was not comfortable staying in the flat (no explanation was provided as to why the outage had occurred) I stayed in the hotel for the remainder of my stay. Upon contacting Elizabeth upon my return, she apologized, agreeing that her team had failed to keep me informed after the power outage. She readily refunded me a portion of the rental fees which subsidized my hotel costs.

Elizabeth & team were gracious to work with. However be aware of service desk hours after hours and on the weekends. And make sure to travel with a torch/flashlight!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Ciean, Quiet, and Convenient

  • 4 of 5

We had a very positive experience. The young man who greeted us was outstanding. He was very professional and polite. Our toaster did not work and they replaced it that day! The apartment was clean and quiet. We loved being by Paddington Station! We would recommend this studio flat to our friends and family.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Excellent location in London!

  • 4 of 5

This flat was in a great location right next to Hyde Park and the Lancaster tube station, as well as several pubs, fabulous ethnic eateries, and a mall/cinema. Don't hesitate to stay here given these things and the staff's excellent communication and customer service. Now to be admittedly nit-picky: the heater remained on for most of our stay given the unseasonably cool temps outside and we couldn't control it as it was one setting for the entire building (we were advised of this as we entered, again highlighting the thorough communication and customer service of this group). The heat did cause some discomfort but we weren't looking to spend much time in the flat anyway. The shower was also a disappointment as the water pressure was almost non-existent and the temperature was sensitive. Again, this is a bit picky and overall we really enjoyed this flat for it's location and price. Thank you again Elizabeth & crew!

Derek/Kristen

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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HomeAway - bad - Owner/manager - OK

  • 3 of 5

The representation of the apartment was fair, but there was a worsening water leak in the hallway (not the unit) that had been there for a few months. Had we known, we would not have stayed there. We left a day early because firemen expressed concern over the water leak compromising the electrical system. Elizabeth agreed to refund a day's rent, which we feel was a fair way to deal with it. HomeAway's automated emails are ridiculous, calling for payment (several times) when it had been paid days earlier.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Heathrow
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Paddington & Lancaster Gate
Nearest Train
250 Metres
Paddington & Lancaster Gate
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
A40
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Paddington & Lancaster Gate
Nearest Beach
100 Miles
Brghton
Car: not necessary

Located on the Lancaster Gate end of Gloucester Terrace. This is a wonderful place to live in London. There is hundreds of things to do in London and this property offers you a great base to start the day.

Within 5 minutes walk you will have Paddington and Lancaster Gate tube stations. As well as a number of central London bus routes.

No matter where you need to go, where you will be working or studying - be assured it will be a simple journey.

The famous Royal Hyde Park has one of it entrances and the end of Gloucester Terrace across the Bayswater road. Surrounding area's within a 10 minute bus or tube ride include Bayswater, Notting Hill, Marble Arch and Oxford Street.

Rates & Availability

Paddington Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Autumn
Oct 5 2016 - Dec 21 2016
3 night minimum stay
$102
$667
$2,699
 
 
Festive
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 1 2017
1 night minimum stay
$95
$667
$2,542
 
 
Winter
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$102
$623
$2,506
 
 
Easter
Mar 23 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$712
$2,891
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$102
$667
$2,542
 

Additional information about rental rates

Checkout cleaning $38

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Paddington Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Budget
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Studio - 1 double
  • Studio Flat with a kitchen and bathroom in separate rooms/space.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

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