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Central quiet and traditional location with easy access to all corners of London

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,044 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Amazing central location in charming cobbled street with great transport link

It’s hard to believe that this sleek, cosmopolitan residence was once a coach house. Today, instead of horses, this beautiful property is home to some of London’s most discerning visitors. It has been tastefully designed and finished to the highest quality, with everything you need for an unforgettable break.

Located in a traditional mews just around the corner from Russell Square tube, The Old Coach House offers a peaceful retreat from the buzz of the city. Bloomsbury is a friendly neighbourhood with green spaces, unusual independent shops, buzzing cafes and excellent restaurants offering food from all over the world. Yet a short walk or tube journey will take you to St. Pancras and King’s Cross stations, the British Museum, Covent Garden and to London’s West End, famous for its world class theatre. Nearby Coram’s fields will make you smile – it’s a park to which adults are only allowed if accompanied by children!

The property has three bedrooms, the largest one with a super-king size bed (or two twin beds if you prefer), a double room and a further bedroom with twin beds. A family bathroom serves the bedrooms upstairs and there is an additional wet room on the ground floor. The spacious reception room has original stable doors to the front, with sliding floor to ceiling windows within - push these wide open and you can ‘bring the outside indoors’! A fully-equipped bespoke kitchen, fitted with Siemens appliances, wine cellar and Joseph & Joseph utensils, has a small breakfast counter and offers open plan dining.

We go to extreme lengths to give you the best possible night’s sleep. We are talking about the ultimate level of comfort – bespoke, hand-made in the UK beds and mattresses, made specifically for Merino Hospitality in partnership with the official bed makers for the Rolls-Royce Enthusiast Club, EPOC. Ours are layered with over 12 inches of Merino wool, white cotton felt, cambric, silk and individually pocketed springs to make you feel like you’re sleeping on a cloud.

You may need to work whilst staying with us, in which case we hope the HDMI connectivity and reliable Wi-Fi will be useful. Then relax and unwind in front of your Sony BRAVIA 55″ Full HD Smart LED TV with Netflix and a SONOS audio system. We hope you will find the spacious and light-filled interior of The Old Coach House, which has solar-powered underfloor heating throughout, a restful place to unwind.

Other facilities include LED lighting and solar heating system with underfloor heating throughout, whilst skylights and floor to ceiling sliding windows flood the house with natural light. You will also find a washer/dryer (detergent and softener provided), a large dishwasher (tablets included), iron with board and hair dryers in every bedroom, as well as luxury amenities by Aromatherapy Associates and Pecksniff’s, soft towels and top quality bedlinen. Fresh fruits, flowers and a small selection of groceries will be waiting for you on arrival (including a bottle of wine, juice, milk, eggs, bread, butter, crisps, chocolates, biscuits and sweets). Cooking spices, salt, pepper, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sugar, tea and coffee are all supplied free of charge, as are cleaning materials for your daily needs. Additional housekeeping is also available on request for a small surcharge. Stays of 7+ nights benefit of complimentary weekly cleaning and linen change.

More Details

Owner
Merino Hospitality
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, swedish, norwegian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Merino Hospitality

At Merino Hospitality we specialise in providing boutique accommodation with a very personal five-star service, tailored specifically to your needs. We have a small number of luxury serviced apartments and houses, superbly located in the heart of London.

We are not in the business of providing impersonal, soulless accommodation. We want you to find a home-from-home, in a beautifully designed, relaxed and private setting. With central London on your doorstep and the professional help of our small, friendly team, Merino Hospitality offers something very special.

You may be coming to London on holiday, to relax with family and friends and to see the capital’s famous landmarks. Perhaps you are visiting on business, to affirm partnerships, seal contracts or do some strategic planning. You may be relocating to London or need accommodation whilst renovating your own property. Whatever the reason, we understand that your needs are unique to you, which is why our serviced apartments come in various shapes and sizes and we tailor our services to fulfil your expectations. Each spacious home is individually designed to the highest specification, with its own character and charm. All of our properties are finished with the Merino Hospitality attention to detail, with the modern amenities you would expect and ultimately with your comfort in mind.

We would look forward to welcoming you to your private accommodation in London. We want your stay to be as relaxing and enjoyable as possible. So, however long you’re with us, whether its two nights, two weeks or longer, we will do our utmost to exceed your expectations, with helpful and efficient, yet unobtrusive service.

Many of our guests chose to come back and stay with Merino Hospitality again and again, but for now. . . let’s keep it a secret!

Please make yourself at home and if there is anything you need to know, do give us a call.

With our best wishes,

Louise and Caio Merino

Merino Hospitality purchased this house in 2013

Why Merino Hospitality chose Camden & Covent Garden

Your satisfaction is our number one priority. We know how important a well-deserved holiday is when you have worked so hard for it. Time to relax is precious and we all want holiday memories to cherish. Business travel can be tiring and impersonal hotel surroundings aren’t often conducive to an enjoyable trip. We will do our utmost to make you feel at home.

Our discerning guests come from all over the world and all walks of life, amongst them are business owners, executives, technology and media professionals, doctors, lawyers, university lecturers, small and large families, even cartoonists! We are delighted to help those with small children, as well as those with more adult student offspring and we can cater to all your needs.

Merino Hospitality offers you a peaceful space of your own, with many of London’s great visitor attractions, business and financial areas on your doorstep. Bloomsbury is a friendly neighbourhood with great transport links, excellent amenities and lovely green spaces. Staying with Merino Hospitality you will enjoy all the benefits of a full-time resident, with the support of our responsive and professional team on hand to help you when you need it. So when you’ve walked around the sites or worked hard at the office, you can concentrate on unwinding as if you were at home.

Did we mention that our founders actually personally test our properties regularly to ensure quality control? Our cleaning standards are second to none and if you are OCD over it, you've found your perfect match in Merino Hospitality!

We also carry out the maintenance of our properties in-house so your home in London is always functioning to its best.

What makes this house unique

Merino Hospitality is the brainchild of Louise Carr-Merino and her husband Caio Merino. The couple originally met during their studies at Les Roches Hotel Management School in Switzerland and went on to gain a wealth of experience working for some of the world’s most respected luxury brands. Merino Hospitality was conceived in 2012 to translate their passion for hospitality and welcoming comfort into a company that delivers an unparalleled and refreshing accommodation experience.

Your satisfaction is our number one priority and our moto is straight-forward:

Comfort. Convenience. Privacy. Joy.

At Merino Hospitality, we also offer full concierge services and our guests benefit from our exclusive partnerships with the best local businesses, from classic car hire to art dealers.

We guarantee a warm welcome and outstanding properties on every stay!

Guestbook comments from the owner

In December, my wife and I stayed in London for a weekend after visiting our son, who is studying in Winchester. Based on our friend’s recommendation, we chose the Colonnade apartment in Bloomsbury area. Caio, the hotel proprietor of Merino Hospitality, met us at the apartment and explained everything carefully, including the facilities, location and other transport details.



The interior of the apartment is very tidy and neat. We just felt like home and the standard of it is excellent. The apartment is in Zone 1 and it is within two minutes’ walk from/to Russell Sq. underground station. It is only 15 minutes away from the London shopping and famous theatre district. The apartment is clearly in the luxury class of its own and comparable (even exceed) to any five-star hotel in Central London.



We have no hesitation to recommend this apartment to our friends and relatives in both Hong Kong and China.
Nov 2013
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Amenities

Bloomsbury House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1044 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Wet room
  • The downstairs bathroom also works as a wet-room. Personally we prefer to use it only as a toilet to prevent everything from getting wet but please feel free to use as it suits you best.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , The Super King Size converts in two single beds if needed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • The beds. We go to extreme lengths to give you the best possible night’s sleep. We are talking about the ultimate level of comfort – bespoke, hand-made in the UK beds and mattresses, made specifically for Merino Hospitality in partnership with the official bed makers for the Rolls-Royce Enthusiast Club, EPOC. They are layered with over 10" of Merino wool, white cotton felt, cambric, silk and individually pocketed springs to make you feel like you’re sleeping on a cloud. Trust us, you will need more than your smartphone alarm to get out of bed in the morning!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Your satisfaction is our number one priority and we also offer full concierge services so our guests can benefit from our exclusive partnerships with the best local businesses, from classic car hire to art dealers.

Reviews

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Central quiet and traditional location with easy access to all corners of London
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
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5

Beautiful house in an incredible location.

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 5 (3 small boys) staying at this beautiful property. After being stuck in a 2 hour custom's line, we arrived at the house at 1am. We were warmly greeted and (as requested) given chocolate milk for our kids (their nightly bed routine). Thank you for that! The house is modern, clean and beautiful. Absolutely recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay in London

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in London. The accommodations were perfect - centrally located but quiet at night and nice amenities. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent place to stay in London

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was clean,spacious, quiet, well-appointed, and convenient to all our activities. Our party of five had ample private space, but were able to enjoy meals and socializing easily. We had only one problem with a broken bedroom door handle, but no serious issues. We absolutely would stay here again on our next trip to London.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Fabulous Property

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 traveled during the New Year holiday and this flat was perfect. The flat is modern, clean, spacious and provides almost anything a guest could need. Upon our arrival, the property owner/manager provided a delightful basket of goodies including milk, eggs, fruit, crackers, cookies and a bottle of wine. The kitchen was large and included a washer/dryer for small loads, a wine fridge, dishwasher and plates/cutlery that were enough for our family. A large grocery store (Waitrose), other shops, restaurants and fitness center (Nuffield) were located only a few minutes walking distance from the flat. The Russell Square tube was just around the corner which made it very easy to travel to all the quintessential sights in London.

Bath and bed linens are very high quality--equivalent to a 4-star hotel and many bathroom amenities are provided (more than you will find in many hotels) Beds are extremely comfortable.

The flat advertises two bathrooms but the first floor bathroom includes a showerhead in the ceiling with no door. It is functional but the bathroom can get a little wet.

The property owner/manager was very helpful and responsive and clearly takes pride in this property.

We really enjoyed our stay at the Coach House and will definitely return if we visit London in the future.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful, relaxing stay with family

  • 5 of 5

Staying at the Coach house was a great highlight of our family trip to London. We spent 8 glorious days with every convenience we needed. The location is the best for getting around London. One subway a two minute walk away four different buses five minutes away. It was easy walking to Oxford Circus, the British Museum and a supermarket. The flat was perfect for cooking, lounging and being comfortable. We were able to wash/dry light clothing. Cooking was a breeze- we made our Christmas dinner w/ all the fixings. Juan, our property manager, was great and always a five minute walk away. Overall, a great stay. Merino Hospitality is very good and accommodating of all our needs. I would highly recommend using them. Look forward to working with them for a future stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place, close to Food and Underground

  • 5 of 5

The location is was great, just behind and only a 2 minute walk to the Russell Square underground connection. Just around the corner from the Brunswick Centre with food and shopping and a grocery store. There were 5 of us, comfortable and content. Better than booking 2-3 hotel rooms to sleep the group. One bedroom has 2 separate singles, one room a twin, and a queen in the master. 2 bathrooms and a cozy living room and kitchen.

Wifi, TV/Netflix, heat, and onsite laundry are all pluses. Sonos in all the rooms is nice too. Will definitely check this place out in the future when we return.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
City Airport
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Friend at Hand Pub
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Embankment
Nearest Golf
1.3 Miles
Urban Golf
Nearest Train
0.9 Miles
King's Cross/St Pancras
Nearest Motorway
6.5 Miles
M1
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Carluccio's
Nearest Ski
23.8 Miles
The Snow Center Hemel Hempstead
Nearest Beach
38 Kilometres
Canvey Island
Car: not necessary

Located in a traditional mews just around the corner from Russell Square tube, the house offers a peaceful retreat from the buzz of the city.

Bloomsbury is a friendly neighbourhood with green spaces, unusual independent shops, buzzing cafes and excellent restaurants offering food from all over the world. Yet a short walk or tube journey will take you to St. Pancras / King’s Cross, Euston and Waterloo train stations, the British Museum, Covent Garden, Soho, Chinatown, Oxford Street, London’s West End, famous for its world class theatre, The City, St Paul's Cathedral, Regent Street, Bond Street and much more. Nearby Coram’s fields will make you smile – it’s the last park of its kind to which adults are only allowed if accompanied by children!

Bloomsbury is the literary heart of London and often referred to as Midtown due to its superb central location and ease of access to all corners of London.

Lambs Conduit Street - hidden away in the back streets between Holborn and Bloomsbury, you won’t find it on any tourist map or city guide but those who are in the know or happen to stumble across the street instantly fall in love with its unique charm. It’s a street that feels different, it’s as if you aren’t in central London, with a cosmopolitan mix of Cafe’s, Restaurants, Boutiques and Galleries and it’s great for shopping and relaxing but yet a very residential area with hundreds of apartments in the surrounding streets, as well as a vast amount of council homes. This is what makes Lambs Conduit Street so special and so unique, it still has that community spirit that has sadly been etched away from so many old neighbourhoods in Central London. Nothing beats an afternoon lunch sitting out on the street with the sun on your back, in absolute peace and quiet – yet only 5 minutes’ walk from Holborn tube station? – That’s quite surreal.

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Rates & Availability

Bloomsbury House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Last minute Summer Special
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
$432
 
 
Autumn Early Bird Special
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$486
 
 
Halloween Special
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$475
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$552
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $649.86
Tax Rate 20.0%

In order to deliver the very best to our guests, we are very selective of our clients. PARTIES ARE NOT ALLOWED, but this is your home in town and of course you are welcome to have your family friends and relatives around.

We aim to make you feel at home and that is reflected not only by the quality of our properties and furnishing, but also the friendly service that we offer our guests. We are always available and with our office just around the corner, never too far away.

Stays of 7+ nights have a complimentary midstay cleaning. Extra housekeeping services can be arranged for £40/day

We respect your privacy and we want you to enjoy your time on your own terms so our interaction during your stay is as much or as little as you want it to be. We are pretty good at understanding your needs so please ask as many questions as you want!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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