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Cosy, 1-bedroom Kensington flat close to shopping and all tourist attractions

Bedrooms 1
Space 409 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Superbly located 1-bedroom flat, situated between Earls Court and High St Kensington. Close to all major tourist attractions.

Cooking equipment, crockery, cutlery, all linen, cable TV & computers with broadband access.

Shower over full-size bathtub, lift and wooden & tiled floors throughout.

Secondary glazing, central heating and all home facilities provided.

Centrally located for transport to all parts of central London, as well as direct links to Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Stephen McQuillan
Member since: 2014
Speaks: italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

About Stephen McQuillan

I work from home very close to where the apartment is located, running a small business, letting and managing properties for my clients.

Having worked in the business for some 15 years, I am quite familiar with this property, which belongs to one of my clients who lives abroad.

Why Stephen McQuillan chose Kensington & Chelsea

Quite simply, it's a home away from home!


Kensington Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 409 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full-size bath with overhead shower. Handbasin and WC. Good water pressure!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Double bed with side table and lamp, built-in wardrobe & fan for use in summer.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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Cosy, 1-bedroom Kensington flat close to shopping and all tourist attractions
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 17 reviews

Comfy apartment for two in great location.

  • 5 of 5

This is a well furnished and comfy little apartment just two blocks from the Earl's Court underground stop (great for in/out to Heathrow as well as getting around the city). Overall it's a good size for two; might be a bit tight for more (except children). You do have to keep the windows closed at night due to Cromwell Road traffic, but they are very good at blocking sound. Everything functions well; the wifi is great. The neighborhood has great eating options.The rental agent, Stephen, is exceptionally courteous and accommodating. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always a pleasure to deal with the nice people I've welcomed to the little flat I use for holiday rentals! Blaise and his partner Virginia were exceptionally pleasant to deal with and I'll be more than happy to have them again!
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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Cozy apartment near Earl's court

  • 4 of 5

This is a good size one bedroom apt very close to Earl's court tube station, restaurants, grocery stores and parks. Kensinton Palace and park, Hyde Park and Holland Park are all just a short walk. We also walked to Harrod's in Knightsbridge. We enjoyed it very much and Stephen was great. Very welcoming. Definitely would recommend it.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very kind words! Many thanks indeed, although the location isn't anything to do with me, but you're quite right. I live in Earls Court myself and don't find much need to travel around London much for anything, other than by choice!
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Glen Rock

Excellent apartment in great location.

  • 5 of 5

Apartment is well maintained, close to underground stations, restaurants and supermarkets. Kitchen is well equipped. Fast internet. If we can suggest removing one of the computer tables to provide a bit more room. Excellent and quick communication with the property manager who is exceptionally courteous and accommodating indeed, he met us at the underground station and led us to the apartment, while providing a lot of interesting and useful information about the area and London.Thank you so much for a great place to stay during our vacation. We would highly recommend this place to everyone who would visit this beautiful city.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words Peter! I'm not in the habit of following reviews for the sake of gaining such compliments. the job of providing a comfortable place for people to stay isn't exactly rocket science after all. But your words are much appreciated. I'll be happy to be of assistance to you again in the future if you visit London again!
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Great option for an extended visit to London.

  • 4 of 5

Absolutely perfect location for sightseeing. Comfortable for a couple and one child. Close to Tube, near restaurants, groceries, bakeries and pubs. Quiet building, even on busy street. Lots of natural light. Bus service close by.

Only suggestion we had was to get rid of superfluous furniture that make apartment feel closed in. Who needs two computer desks and three empty bookcases?

Agent Steven McQuillan was great, full of information about the neighborhood. He even bought a French press for our coffee.

We and our thirteen year old grand-daughter enjoyed our stay and recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Claire's suggestions are well-received and appreciated. She and her husband and grand-daughter were very welcome as guests and would be most welcome if they decide to return to London! Thank you!
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Great flat stay in Earls Court April 2017 - wonderful property manager

  • 5 of 5

We cannot say enough good things about our experience on 21-28th April, 2017 with Stephen McQuillan, and the property he manages in Earls Court. Stephen is extremely responsive, helpful and very hands-on, but yet never intrusive in his efforts to make one’s stay a wonderful experience. For those new to the area, he is a wealth of knowledge, and conversely he stays in the background just a phone call away for the more experienced. We celebrated our 32nd anniversary here and found the flat to be perfectly sized, appointed, cleaned, equipped and located. Staying on the top floor of this wonderful former home (just one block from Alfred Hitchcocks’s former London residence) was an experience we will always remember fondly. Thank you Stephen! Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: How very kind of you to say so Mac & Jeanne! It's always been a pleasure dealing with people staying at Cromwell Rd in fact and is the best part of the work I do! I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed it so much! Thank you! Stephen
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Perfect for our needs!

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our time in the flat, which is ideally located in the west end of London. Only five minutes from the Earl's Court Underground, we were easily able to get everywhere we wanted to go within London, and grocery stores, ATM's, and restaurants were all within easy walking distance. Best of all was working with Stephen, the leasing agent. I was a bit hesitant to book a rental through, but reading what others had to say about Stephen convinced me that he was someone to be trusted . . . and he was! Kind, knowledgeable, generous, and responsible, he did everything he could to make our stay a pleasant one, and he is a fond part of our newly-made London memories. We would stay again in a heartbeat! Thank you, Stephen!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Laura Your kind words are somewhat overwhelming I have to say - thank you very much! As I think I said to you while you were here, there's not a lot involved in doing a job like this the right way. People who just chase money have no idea. If you do things the right way to begin with, the money just follows! It was a pleasure having you stay and I'm so pleased your holiday in London was made even better by your stay at Cromwell Rd! You'd be welcome again anytime! And with a discount too! Kindest regards and again, best wishes with your flood! Stephen
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Car: not necessary

Well located for all sights in central London, on direct bus routes to the West End, for theatres and 5mins walk to local Underground station, connecting with all parts of central London.

Only 5mins walk away is the Little French Restaurant, which features an a' la carte 3-course menu, for £12.50!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Administration charge $98.92
Refundable damage deposit $263.78

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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