Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
This is a new one bedroom flat on fifth floor comprising entrance hall, lounge / fully equipped kitchen, bedroom, bathroom in popular riverside apartment complex with shops, bars, restaurants within one minutes walk. It also has excellent transport links: Taxis, buses, tube (Victoria line), mainline rail and Boris bikes. One hour or less by public transport from all airports: Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted. The West End is less than half an hour away, South Bank is within walking distance and for those who like clubland, Vauxhall is a centre for it.
Q: My wife is curious to know why no TV?
A: There is no TV because I don't like it. I find nothing worth watching and if I am so lazy as to turn it on, the rest of the evening is wasted on pap. I would much prefer to go down the pub, have a couple of drinks and talk to real people or read a book or program some software or go dancing or many other things which you wife may want want to hear about.
Q: Why is there only one bed?
A: The apartment is quite small. We used to have a sofa bed, but more than two people staying in the apartment is too many. It is not a tenement. Also, especially with no TV, the bed gives you plenty to do.
Q: Our fligth will arrive at Heathrow Airport at 09:20 pm: could we have any problem arriving so late to you apartment?
A: NO, we do check ins 8am - 10pm
Q: In which floor is located the apartment? Is a lift available in the building?
A: 5th floor and there is a lift.
Q: Can I pay by Visa card?
A: Yes. I send you a Paypal invoice. Paypal accept all major credit cards
Q: Is there air conditioning?
A: There is a portable air conditioner / fan in the flat for those hot days.
Q: Is there a microwave.
A. There is no microwave. We don't believe in microwaves ;-)
Q: Is there a phone?
A: Yes there is a phone. Please use it. You may be charged a small amount at the owner's discretion. Local calls (theatres etc) are free for sure.
Q: Is it allowed to smoke?
Q: I don't like at all smoking smell, so is the ventilation effective?
A: YES VERY. We have happy non smokers staying
Q: How big is the bed?
A: 200cm x 160cm
Q: I have big back problems, so I need to be sure that the bed is comfortable (not too soft, not too hard…).
Q: Is your flat calm (no street'noise)?
Q: My daughter is student at London Southbank university, is it easy to go there from your apartment (walking or transport)?
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heathrow 30 km, Nearest railway: Vauxhall 200 m|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 1|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details outdoors|
Secure underground parking is available under the block with a direct lift to the 5th floor. However, as normal in London, it is expensive - about £25 per day or less for shorter periods. Bicycles are available through the Barclays Cycle hire (Boris bike) scheme. There is a bicycle rack right outside the main entrance. More info at: http://www.tfl.gov.uk
The South East England region
Please note that some of the furniture has changed, in particular there is no sofa bed as mentioned in the video, it has been replaced by a much nicer sofa. I have been unable to remove or edit the video! We're working on it. THERE IS ONLY ONE BED
London is a centre for art, entertainment, history, finance and just about everything else.
Just some of the local tourist attractions are the Tower of London, London Eye, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Palace, Big Ben, Madam Tussauds, London Zoo, Regents Park, West End, Theatre land, London Dungeon, Science Museum & Natural History Museum, British Museum, British Library, Imperial War Museum, Cutty Sark, Changing of The Guard, St Pauls Cathedral, Bow Bells, Albert Memorial, Sherlock Holme museum and much much more.
Central London/Zone 1
Tourist attractions within 30 minutes walk: London Eye, Westminster Palace, Big Ben, Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace, Chelsea Embankment, South Bank arts complex, Imperial War Museum.
Further afield: Kensington Gardens, Madam Tussauds, London Zoo, Regents Park, West End, Theatre land, London Dungeon, Science Museum & Natural History Museum, British Museum, British Library, Cutty Sark, Changing of The Guard, St Pauls Cathedral, Bow Bells, Albert Memorial, Sherlock Holme museum, Tower of London and much much more.
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30 Jun 2014
We enjoyed very much our stay at this apartment. It's beautiful, and light and very well located. Buses and Vauxhall tube station are just at the doorstep, and also boat tours leaving from st Geo… More
21 May 2014
"Very nice and convenient flat."
We spent 4 days in London and it was a pleasant place to stay.The flat is comfortable, well-furnished, well equipped and light.You can go everywhere you want from Wauxhall (in front of the building) :… More
14 May 2014
"A perfect base for any exploration of London"
This apartment is an incredibly good find. It's very easily reachable by public transport - which is convenient for London-newbies like we were. And once we were there, it wasn't even necess… More
2 Dec 2013
"Excellent place, great location, easy access to tube"
This was a great little apartment, just on the outskirts of town with very easy access to the tube (vurtually on your doorstep). We were met by Justin who was very nice and answered any questions we h… More
17 Oct 2013
"Brilliant location and awesome apartment"
This apartment was centrally located and has excellent access to bus and rail connections. The apartment is very well presented and has really good facilities with lots of space. The owner was excell… More
1 Oct 2013
"Just an all-round fabulous base for a holiday"
Who wants a cramped hotel room when you can have this apartment to live in for your stay in London.With a good sized bed room and wardrobe to sleep in and separate Lounge with full kitchen with full s… More
20 Jul 2013
"Outstanding location and flat"
I stayed in May, 2013 for 7 nights. The word hotel is no longer in my vocabulary for London. The outstanding location on the Thames, with boat service available, or 1 min to Vauxhall tube or 2 min t… More
13 Jul 2013
Location, location, location. The flat had everything we needed. Great location on the Thames, ATM & bank right downstairs, a Tesco mini-market within a 5 min walk, two nice restaurants adjacent to … More
9 Jun 2013
"A gem in busy London city!"
I highly recommend this flat to people < 2 if you want to plan a short getaway or honeymoon in London. The location of this flat is perfect-- 30 seconds of walk to Vauxhall tube station, and 2 mins walk to Vauxhall train station for overground. If you want, you can take a stroll along Thames River to London Eyes, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace--are all within 20 mins walk.
The flat is so well equipped and furnished. It's very clean too! We cooked everyday in the flat and saved us lots of cost on food. The host George is tremendously responsive and helpful. Without this flat, I don't think we would have such a great stay in London.
Some reminders to people who want to rent this flat:
1. you need to bring your own hair dryer
2. there is no TV in the flat, but wi-fi is available and the speed is perfect-- you actually don't need a TV! just bring your notebook/ipad with you
2 Dec 2012
"Great location and modern apartment."
We had a great stay for a week in this apartment at St. George's Wharf directly across from the Vauxhall bus station and tube stop giving easy access to almost anywhere in London. It was just as easy to get to South Bank and Borough Market as the west end from here - which is not the case if you stay in a different section of London. A large Sainsbury's within walking distance let us buy a wide range of groceries and cook all our meals in the well-laid out kitchen. Wi-fi was excellent, and we would certainly stay here again.
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