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Covent Garden/Bloomsbury,British Museum Beautiful 1 bed apt from £120 per night

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 full bathrooms, sleeps 3

A lovely flat located in the Heart Of Central London. The flat is on a very quiet and charming street(no traffic at all)within a two minute walk from the British Museum.Its location is fantastic! The flat will sleep 4 in comfort.There are excellent transport links nearby ,but as one is so close to the major sightseeing attractions,public transport shouldn't be necessary. There's wide choice of coffee shops,tea rooms, restaurants all within minutes of the flat.The flat is well looked after and our guests should love their stay in Bloomsbury. For those wishing to see theatre productions ,Covent Garden is a 7 minute walk away. There's plenty of shopping on nearby Oxford St.The flat should suit those coming to London to see the sights or for those needing a relaxing break. The flat is in a beautiful period Victorian building. It's situated on a stunning street, that has a wonderful historic feel to it all year round.

Our charming flat will be the perfect home from home in Central London.The area of Bloomsbury is stunning. Our guests will be able to wander the historic nearby Garden Sqaures and even bring a picnic for those long summer nights. The kitchen is fully equipped to allow dining in a pleasure not a chore.There's plenty of dishes,serving plates,pot and pans etc. There's a dining table that will sit up to four guests. We have plenty of wine glasses and that ever necessary corkscrew. There's a toaster,coffee,microwave,oven and hob. There's a fridge and freezer.The flat has gas central heating and one will be able to adjust the amount of heat required in each room. The flat is warm and the winter and cool and breezy during the summer. There's a fanatstic feeling of space in the flat with 12 foot high ceilings throughout ,our guests won't feel cramped at all.

There's a washer/dryer which will come in handy for those travelling with children, or those wanting to take a suitcase full of clean clothes back with them.We also provide a iron and ironing board.There's no need for our guests to clean the flat before departing as the cleaning fee is included in the price. This will allow you that bit of extra time to get some last minute things done.

There's a colour TV with satelite/cable channels./DVD palyer. We also has a very fast internet connection/WI FI throughout the flat.

Nearby you'll find the marvellous Bury Place and is unique range of independent shops. The London Review of Books is on this street and their selection of books is divine. They also have an excellent cafe serving a great selection of teas,coffee,cakes ,salads and sandwiches. The shop often has author nights,so you be in for a treat if one of their events is happening during your stay.

Situated just behind Bury Place is a splendid courtyard called Pied Bull Yard There's a lovely wine bar called Truckies which has a very good selection of wines by the glass.If the sun is shining then one can sit outside and really enjoy the weather and a decent glass of wine in beautiful quiet surroundings. I was over the moon to learn that Le Cordon Bleu has just relocated to Pied Bull Yard. This international top notch cookery school also has a huge cafe serving all sorts of delightful treats!

Our guests will find an huge array of traditional English Pubs nearby. I always suggest having at least one Sunday Roast during a visit to London. The Museum Tavern opposite the British Museum serves a really good roast!

Opposite the flat is the historic Bloomsbury Church. This is a Hawksmoor designed church. It has wonderful concerts (mainly jazz or classical) throughout the month. For a very small entrance charge one can really enjoy the beauty of this place(and hear some relaxing music at the same time)

The British Museum is two minutes from the flat. It can be quite busy ,so an early start is a top tip if you wish to avoid the afternoon crowds.

The National Gallery,National Portrait Gallery and the Royal Academy are all within walking distance to the flat.For those with a talent for the painting, a quick visit to nearby L. Cornelissen on nearby Great Russell Street is a must visit. The shop has been there since 1855 and to this day still sells quality art materials.

Our guests will be able to walk with ease to other parts of Central London such as Holborn, Covent Garden and Fitzrovia. I would even suggest taking a Sunday walk into the City of London via Fleet Street, as at the weekend it's very quiet.

More Details

Property Manager
James and Charlene
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2017

Why James and Charlene chose Camden & Covent Garden

I simply LOVE this area. The street is charming and so very quiet.

What makes this apartment unique

The two minute walk to the British Museum and the one minute walk to the London Review of Books!

Amenities

Bloomsbury Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom has a heated towel rail and constant hot water for those wanting a long hot shower. There's a full sized bathtub for those wishing to relax after a day out in London. Bubble bath provided!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • The bedroom has one large double bed. The living room has a double sofa bed. This is very comfortable.We also have an additional full height high quality air bed.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

Covent Garden/Bloomsbury,British Museum Beautiful 1 bed apt from £120 per night
average rating of 4.580645 based on 31 reviews
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5

A great place to stay in London

  • 5 of 5

This is a nice apartment for two people or small (3-person) family. It is in a quiet neighborhood a two minute walk to the British Museum, a five minute walk to the Holborn underground (or the Tottenham Court station a 7 or 8 minute walk), or a ten minute walk to Covent Garden and then into the famous West End theater district. Walk in a different direction and you are in London's famous Oxford Street shopping district within minutes. This a very safe and fun neighborhood. One of London's great bookstores, run by the London Review of Books, is literally steps away, as is a small grocery store and numerous places to eat. I recommend the Turkish food restaurant Tas at the corner of Great Russell and Bloomsbury Streets (a five minute walk).

James was very attentive to our needs, and was there to help when I couldn't figure out how to use the sofa bed. There is cable, Netflix, some DVDs (small but interesting collection), travel materials, a functional kitchen (that oven cooks fast and well!), and a great heating system. The bed is comfortable and ample for two people.

But who wants to stay in their apartment when all of London is outside for you to see?

The building's owners (James and Charlene own the apartment, not the building) are fixing up the interior, so the stairwell is being painted and refurbished generally. We did not find that an issue, but the apartment itself is clean and looks nice. While one might see a few nicks here and there, as you would in any house, other reviewers who commented about some missing grouting or a broken tile seem to me to be overly picky. This is not a run-down apartment, but a small flat in good condition in a great London neighborhood. It felt very homey for our week's stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments about your recent stay. I'm so pleased you really enjoyed the flat and the area.We really do try hard to to ensure that our guests are happy with the flat and I'm delighted to hear your were. I hope you'll choose to stay in Bloomsbury on your next visit to London. Best Wishes, Charlene and James
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5

Lovely Stay at a Great Location

  • 5 of 5

My mother and I had a lovely stay at this charming flat in Bloomsbury. It was cozy and perfect for our needs. Conveniently located to more than one tube station. I wouldn't hesitate to book again!

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. I'm so pleased you both really enjoyed your stay in Bloomsbury. I hope to welcome you back on your next visit to London. Best Wishes Charlene
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Oakville Ontario Canada
4

Fantastic location, easy walking to shops and restaurants in Covent Gardens and Oxford St.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in the flat. Easy access to grocery store, tube stations, restaurants and museums. The flat is more suited to

a couple (perhaps with a small child but a 3rd adult will not find the couch suitable). The hallway/stairwell gives a poor impression of the building but the actual flat although a bit worn is clean and comfortable. James was very accommodating with early check-in and had a ready supply of tea and condiments for our use. Wi-Fi worked at all times and there was no shortage of hot water. (Anyone with hip or knee problems may find the 3rd floor walk-up a bit of a challenge.)

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you- It was lovely to meet you and I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay. The communal parts are being done up and are looking so much better...I agree they were looking bit tired.I hope you come back and stay again on your next trip to London. Best Wishes James
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Portland,Oregon
5

Great location and clean flat.

  • 5 of 5

The location was perfect and flat was well equipped with supplies. Great beds, we were a family of three so our stay was comfortable. James was helpful in showing the flat and give us good directions.

We would stay again, Thanks, Bill & Marilyn. USA

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Bloomsbury. I hope to welcome you back on your next trip to London. Best Wishes James
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Australia
4

Compact, cheerful and ideally located

  • 4 of 5

The flat met all our requirements - it is really well located, has all the requisite supplies we required (and then some) and it slept we as a couple in the bedroom and our 13yo daughter on the fold out couch.

It is on the third floor, up a relatively narrow staircase, so getting heavy bags up took a few trips (mind the first floor landing), but once there we were happy with the layout. All the facilities worked well, including the free wifi which can be invaluable in planning the day.

Best of all was the location - the street is very quiet, but we could easily walk to all the west end theatres, Covent Garden and Oxford Street - even Trafalgar Square was no real challenge. Two Tube stations are also within easy reach.

Our hosts were attentive and responsive. We wouldn't hesitate to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! You were a delightful family to meet.I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Best Wishes Charlene
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5

Gorgeous, light, airy flat with perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This flat was superb - modern kitchen and bathroom, high ceilings with bright lights, and an extraordinary location just 100 paces from the British Museum, also conveniently near theatreland, the Holborn Tube, grocery stores, great restaurants, and central London more generally. We stayed for three nights and loved our time there. James was very friendly and helpful, and can't recommend this place enough!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I'm so pleased you enjoyed the flat. I too love its high ceilings and the fact it's so close to the British Museum.I hope to welcome you back on your next trip to London. Best Wishes James
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Map

Car: not necessary

The flat is located on the border of Covent Garden and Historic Bloomsbury with most London tourist attractions within a few minutes walk.

The nearby shopping on Oxford St will be a real treat for people who love to shop until they drop. From high end shops to the two very large budget Primarks,one will find something to take back home with them. After a morning strolling aroud the West End a special treat of a full English Afternnoon Tea will sure to become a special memory of your time in London. Yes, it can be somewhat expensive but it should be something that should be tried if you have the time and budget. The Ritz is by far the best in London.The Savoy, The Dorchester,Browns, and Clariddge's are all expensive but worth it.The National Portrait Gallery,The Wallace Collection and the Langham are more affordable and equally as good. Fortnum and Mason on nearby Picacadilly is also worth it. Their food hall is amazing/and even if you don't have time for the full Afternoon Tea you could buy some tea to take back with you. The tin cans ar simply stunning in design.A great gift for those back home.You will find that a few of the hotels near the British Museum also offer Afternoon Tea/but the ones listed above are far better.One exception is Bea's of Bloomsbury which is well worth a visit.

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Rates & Availability

Bloomsbury Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$187
$1,249
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$150
From
$187
Fri,Sat
$1,049
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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