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Central London - Trafalgar Square - Sleeps 4 - 6 - Apartment 11

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

Apartment 11

This one bedroom flat can accommodate up to 5 people. It is cosy and bright. It is on the fouth floor. You can see the millennium wheel from the window if you are sitting on the sofa.


About the property

Apartment by Trafalgar Square

In the very heart of London! Located in a quiet cul-de-sac 1 minute walk from Trafalgar Square - ideal for visitors who want easy access to the best of London. Major tourist sites such as Big Ben & Parliament, No 10 Downing Street, Buckingham Palace and Covent Garden are all within 5 mins walk. You can see the millennium wheel from the window if you are sitting on the sofa.

As for culture, we are in the middle of the theatre district with musicals, West End, Royal Opera House, National Gallery and the Royal Academy of Arts right on your door step. Excellent for shopping, restaurants and night life - 10 mins from Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Sq, Soho, Regent Street and China Town. The flat is kept in a modern, contemporary style. No lift.

We welcome singles, couples, families and groups for both short and long stays.

A minimum charge of 1-week applies for all stays (even for those of less than 7 nights), but does not apply where we have suitable shorter gaps between bookings (check our Calendar for these). Extended stay discounts for 4 weeks or more.

Trafalgar Square:

Laid out in 1829, Trafalgar Square has recently become car free, creating an attractive open space, with seats and cafes, so it can be used for concerts and entertainment. Looming 172 foot high above the Square is Nelson’s Column, with the famous naval commander standing on its top. Below it, huge bronze lions stand guard and the famous fountains light up the Square at night.

To the east of the Square, the fine old building is the church of St Martin-in-the-Fields, where regular lunchtime concerts and evening recitals of classical music are held. On the north side, the National Gallery holds one of the greatest collections of paintings in the world – and it’s free. Around the corner, the National Portrait Gallery is another of London’s great free attractions.

Charring Cross: which leads off the Square, is the centre of London – literally – it’s the point where all distance to England’s capital are measured to.

More Details

Property Manager
Harumi
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, danish, Japanese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Harumi

I'm a Londoner who loves to travel.

Harumi purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Harumi chose London

Super central but also amazingly quiet even though it is so central.

What makes this apartment unique

You can walk to most places. Lots of great places to eat and see nearby.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for letting us stay in your wonderful apartment. The location was great and it was just perfect for our needs.
Oct 2010
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Available Rentals

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Notes

Daily rates are only applicable if there is short gaps between the rented out periods.
Price includes all costs (i.e. linen, towel, vat). We request additional £20 for a late check in after 22:00.


Amenities

Waterloo Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Hair dryer. Towels and linen are included in the price.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • There is a double sofa bed and a single sofa bed in the living room. Baby cot available on request.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • roller blading
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Apartment 11
average rating of 4.75 based on 13 reviews
Littleton
5

Quiet, functional and incredibly well located

  • 5 of 5

This is a gem of a flat - could not have been better located and we all slept extremely well as it was so quiet. It was small but functional - we had no problem fitting the 5 of us and we ate most breakfasts in the flat as well as one dinner.

Our hosts were very accommodating and answered all our questions throughout the week in a timely fashion. All the necessary toiletries and cleaning supplies were there already, too, along with towels.

If we had one minor complaint, it was the shower curtain - one needs to make sure they wrap it entirely around the shower so water does not spray everywhere and it probably could be replaced, as it smells a bit like mildew.

Otherwise we were quite happy in our flat #11 and our 16-year old loved the lift - he used it every single time because of how cool the gated doors were and the fact that you could watch as you ascended or descended. :)

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mary, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We take your comments regarding the shower curtain on board and we will act on this. We are thrilled that you found the flat comfortable and quiet. The location is indeed, very central. We look forward to welcoming you in the future!
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5

Small, quiet, clean sanctuary in heart of London

  • 5 of 5

Apt 11 was exactly as advertised: a small, clean space in the heart of London. The location was prime. It's just a few minutes' walk to either Embankment or Charing Cross stations. The apartment had everything we needed, from a coffee pot to a hair dryer to a clothes washer. We bought groceries at a nearby store and cooked many meals in the full kitchen. The shower was hot, the internet was reliable, and the lift worked well (otherwise it's 66 stairs). We had 2 adults in the bedroom and 3 kids on the pullouts in the living room. The beds were comfortable, and everyone slept well. We felt like the surrounding area was very safe, and it was quiet at night, both outside on the street and from neighbors within the apartment building. We stayed for 12 nights, and the apartment suited our family's needs perfectly.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review Laura. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had all you needed in the apartment. We do hope that you will come back and see us in the future!
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3

Great Location

  • 3 of 5

Harumi's team was very nice and responded quickly to our concerns before and upon our arrival. The apartment was appropriate for our needs if you consider that the purpose of our trip was to know the city and be at the apartment basically only to rest at night. Unfortunately we had a bad experience the first day and night of our stay; the heaters were not working (we had hot water but the rooms were freezing), with the exception of one electric heater. I immediately contacted Harumi and she sent electric heaters the next morning and that fixed the problem. The building is located in front of some other buildings (offices); maybe it was only me but it was uncomfortable not having curtains in the kitchen and bathroom windows (the bathroom's windows have some designs and maybe they block the view); just in case I never turned the lights on when I used the bathroom. Location was perfect! and I mean it when I say Perfect :) we walked or took the bus and subway everywhere. Great restaurants nearby and all the environment made us feel safe.

Conclusion: Harumi's attention was great, location was great, and the condition of the apartment is related to its age and that can be expected. It was wonderful that Harumi took action and did her best to help us.

Karina

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking a time to write a review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the location. It is really the most ideal location for the tourist and we have many returners from all over the world. Sorry about the heating not working on your arrival night. Whenever a problem happens we try to resolve it as soon as possible, normally on the same day if we get informed early. That's for we left the phone number you can contact us round the clock. We look forward to seeing you again!
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5

Amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

Brilliant stay! Perfectly central location. Just minutes from Covent Garden, Leicester Square. Felt very safe and comfortable. The apartment was well furnished and our key holder was polite and helpful. For the price we paid you couldn't ask for more.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I hope you will visit again. Best wishes for 2015!
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5

Like Mary Poppins practically perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location: we could walk everywhere; only 1 tube- and 2 bus-rides in a week, when we managed to see everything! Right next door to WestEnd, so perfect for dining out and theatre.

Quiet street: it's a cul-de-sac, so no road traffic, no shopping hustle and bustle.

Perfectly fitted: it has everything you need. No shortage of cutlery, cleaning products, towels...

Clean and light.

Only one thing to improve: the lock on the flat door was the original one and it looked somewhat simple. I would have appreciated a stronger, more modern one. Appart from that, to ve highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your very positive and thorough review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your feedback. We look forward to hosting you again in the future.
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5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

The location was perfect -- close to everything, yet quiet! The apartment was cozy but comfortably fit my parents, my partner and myself.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for looking after our apartment. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Heathrow
Nearest Train
100 Metres
Charring Cross
Car: not necessary

Located in a traditional building supposedly built for Queen Victoria’s officers around the corner from the water gate she used for embarking from the Thames River, this flat is truly right in centre of the most important sights of London. Although minutes away from Trafalgar Square, the flat is in a small street with virtually no traffic, allowing guests to relax and unwind after experiencing the buzz of London.

Two underground stations (Charring Cross and Embankment) nearby give very easy access to The British Museum, St Paul's Cathedral and The Tower of London etc. Excellent transport links to all major airports. 10 min walk from Waterloo.

Other Activities: Shopping, theatre, museums, nightlife, restaurants, sightseeing

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