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Perfect home 7 minutes to tube (with 3 lines) & 12 minutes to museums by walking

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Kensington Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5

An extremely well presented two bedroom apartment covering 1087 square feet (101sq meter) located on the second floor of a stucco building in South Kensington. The property is perfectly configured with spacious 2 quiet double bedrooms with fitted storage and garden views, a modern bathroom, shower room, steam room, and a very good sized reception room which opens out to a spacious smart eat-in kitchen.

Sole flat occupying the entire second floor of the apartment. Recently decorated throughout.

Access to a massive private garden which is exclusive to the tenants around the garden only.

Free WiFi / internet. Telephone line (free UK landline calls within phone package). Heating in every room.


- Long-term Renters Welcome

- Children welcome

- Non smoking only

  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 30, 2016


based on 7 traveler reviews

Perfect home 7 minutes to tube (with 3 lines) & 12 minutes to museums by walking
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Westchester, New York

Wonderful, spacious, safe, apartment with very comfortable beds

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just stayed in this apartment, along with our two young adult sons, for one week. We were very comfortable throughout our stay, and impressed with the amount of space, the location, and the classy appearance of the apartment. The neighborhood is very safe and there are lots of restaurants and stores nearby. A few other points worth noting:

1. The owners responded promptly to any questions we had. The owner greeted us upon arrival and gave us a thorough tour of the apartment, including how to work the dishwasher and washing machine/drier, which was very helpful.

2. During our stay, we had a few unusually warm days. The apartment has four very large windows, and it was great to open them up and get some cool air and wonderful breezes in the apartment.

3. The apartment has two large beds. The beds were super comfortable. They also set up a rollaway bed for us, at our request, which was great for us. Since the living room is so large, we were able to tuck the rollaway bed into a corner of the living room, turning the apartment essentially into "three" bedrooms, and giving our sons privacy. (With the pocket door and the curtains, the living room can be completely closed off from the rest of the apartment).

4. The large windows allow for some very nice street views, and garden views.

5. The WiFi worked great, dishwasher/washing machines worked fine, plenty of hot water for showers.

5. The only caution I would give, for anyone with health or mobility issues, is that there are several steps to get from the street level into the building, and then 42 steps up a sort of spiral-type staircase, to get to the apartment itself.

In summary, we were very happy and comfortable in this beautiful apartment, whether we were sitting around the kitchen table enjoying a meal, or sitting around the large living room watching a game on the television. I was sad to leave!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highly recommended flat - comfortable, spacious, and very convenient to tube

  • 5 of 5

We had an incredible stay in London at this flat. We stayed for one week - two adults, and two kids (ages 8 and 11) - and the flat made the trip feel like we were living in London for the week. The flat is absolutely perfectly situated - it is close to the tube and a short walk from fantastic restaurants and lovely strolls through beautiful residential neighborhoods. The accessibility to three lines made it easy to get around London very efficiently. The apartment itself was spacious, well-equipped, and very comfortable. Most important, our hosts helped answer all questions, and provided assistance throughout our stay - with recommendations, helping book cars, and anything else we needed. We would highly recommend this flat to travelers, including those with families.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent 6 great days with my husband and our two daughters in this great apartment. We know London and the area well. As it is said in the description, the location is very practical. You are close to the tube, restaurants, a great pub and shops for groceries. The apartment itself is spacious, clean and very nicely decorated. Cherry on the cake the owners are extremely nice and helpful.

We will be back for sure.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Highly recommend!!

  • 5 of 5

I spent 4 days in London with my daughter and 2 granddaughters. Tanya arranged for a car to pick us up at the airport which was wonderful. The apartment was well located and very comfortable. There were great restaurants nearby and we felt very safe walking home in the evening. I would highly recommend this apartment to anyone visiting London. It was great!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Lovely London!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful, spacious apartment, perfectly located super close to Gloucester Road tube station. Close to many shops and restaurants and pubs and easy walking distance to mid-town attractions or very easily connectable with public transport. Having multiple key sets was really appreciated---make comings and goings easy, even when our family group split up. The Home Away process was easy, the flat was just as advertised, and we will definitely come back for another fabulous London get-away!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable flat, elegantly decorated. spacious rooms and user friendly kitchen with all necessary equipments. The flat is in the heart of culture and culinary of London.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
13.2 Miles
London Heathrow Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Metres
The Drayton Arms | Duke of Clarence | Eclipse
Nearest Train
2.2 Miles
Victoria Station
Nearest Motorway
4.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Noor Jahan | Cambio De Tercio | Yashin Ocean House
Car: not necessary

This flat does provide the privilege to our guests with staying at a real luxury home in the heart of the city at the most elite neighbourhood with access to its own private garden rather than a 'skeleton' flat/hotel. The flat is located a street away from SW7 which is the most prestigious area code in UK! It is a short 7 minutes walk to Gloucester Road Station which is amazing as it hosts 3 major lines (Circle, District and Piccadilly). The flat has absolutely 0 exposure to underground noise and/or vibrations so please do not be concerned in that respect.

Natural History Museum, Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum are only about a 12 min. walking distance away from the flat making it indisputably the perfect location for a visitor.

Similarly, Hyde Park and for shopping Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Sloane Square (Saatchi gallery!) are extremely near both walkable or a very short bus ride as well as the famous style and fashion hub King's Road being only 10 mins walking distance away from this quiet residential flat.

If you like we can also assist in arranging a taxi to pick you up / drop you to the airport should you wish. (it will cost about half of what it would cost to get a regular black cab from/to the airport)


Rates & Availability

Kensington Apartment Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $31 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $610
Cleaning Fee $146 + Tax
Tax Rate 20.0%

Rental price includes full use of apartment facilities & utilities: water, gas & electricity, free WiFi/internet etc. Standard fair usage policy applies.
Bed linens & towels provided. As well as most other essentials(+some more) as you'd expect at a home.
Guests with 5 members: 5th guest would incur an extra one off supplementary charge of £100
Refundable damage deposit is required for all stays.

If cancelled up to 1 month before the date of arrival, 50% of final fee will be charged. If cancelled later or in case of no-show, 100% of final fee may be charged.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Kensington Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist

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