Comfortable studio apartment
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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
This self-catering studio apartment is spacious and comfortable. It is very well situated for guests wishing to explore central London and its tourist attractions. The studio has its own fully equipped kitchen but it is not self-contained. There are 2 shared bathrooms each containing a shower unit. The studio has free WI-FI, a wall mounted TV, a fully equipped kitchen (including a washing machine). The apartment's comfort may particularly be appreciated after a hard day's shopping or a lively time out in London's West End! The apartment is on the first floor in a friendly family house. There are pubs and food shops nearby.
The railway station is a 7 minute walk from the apartment where fast trains (10 minutes) run frequently to London Bridge. The Jubilee underground line runs west from London Bridge to London's west end. The same line runs east to Stratford (for the Olympics). The apartment is a short train ride to central Croydon which is the largest shopping centre outside central London. Trains run all night from London Victoria and London Bridge to East Croydon railway station. It is a 10 minute taxi ride from East Croydon station to the apartment. This means you can enjoy the late nights of London's west end without worrying about getting home in the early hours of the morning. For public transport purposes the apartment is in Zone 4. Central London is in Zone 1.
The apartment is in a family house, and is not above a shop as described in the review. That review relates to another property which we no longer advertise. The family has three cats and so if you are allergic to cats or have a strong dislike of them then this property is not suitable for you. Although the cats are not allowed into the apartment you may encounter them on the stairs or on the landing. The apartment is strictly non-smoking.
The accommodation is comfortable and warm (centrally heated) and is excellent value for visitors wishing to benefit from London's vibrant night life, or London's commercial activities, at an affordable price. All utility bills and taxes are included in the rate. In short, we offer excellent value for money!
Please book if you want to benefit from Oxford Street's fantastic shopping, or from visits to the London Eye, Madame Tussauds, and the myriad museums and art galleries. There is plenty to keep you amused in this world class city, all at a very affordable price if you book with us..
Two language schools are situated nearby for guests who wish to learn or improve their English. Alternatively, the studio is convenient for those who have booked a course in central London.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Brighton 78 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick 20 km, Nearest railway: East Croydon or Norwood Junction 1.5 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
> The kitchen is fully equipped
> The apartment is let on a self-catering basis only. It is not serviced.
> Bed linen will be changed free of charge every 8th day at the request of the guest.
> All utility bills and taxes are included in the price
> The property is well situated for guests attending one of the local language schools or for guests attending a course in central London.
|Further details outdoors|
There is street parking for which the Council charges. However, it is not necessary to use a car because the public transport links to central and other parts of London are excellent.
PLEASE NOTE: THE EARLIEST CHECK IN TIME IS 14.00 HOURS ON THE DAY OF YOUR ARRIVAL. WE ARE UNABLE TO RECEIVE GUESTS OR THEIR LUGGAGE BEFORE THIS TIME.
Please note: the property is strictly non-smoking.
PLEASE TELL US IN ADVANCE WHAT TIME YOU EXPECT YOUR PLANE TO LAND IN LONDON.
IF YOU ARE TRAVELLING BY CAR OR BY TRAIN THEN PLEASE TELL US IN ADVANCE WHAT TIME YOU EXPECT TO ARRIVE.
If you require additional furniture to meet your specific circumstances, such as a cot, then please let us know in advance so that we can install one for your stay. There will usually be no extra charge for such items.
Please note that access to the apartment is via a flight of stairs consisting of about 15 steps. There are no mechanical facilities to assist those with restricted mobility to negotiate these stairs. Guests should consider carefully whether the apartment is suitable to your or your partner's needs.
We are unable to accept bookings for hen and stag parties. The apartment is for residential use only.
The apartment is self-catering - it is not serviced. However, the owners are on hand should you have any queries or problems.
Guests who have an allergy to, or a dislike of, cats should not book.
The earliest check in time is 14.00 hours. We do not have the facilities to store luggage before check in or after check out.
The latest check out time is 11.00 hours on the day of departure.
The property is strictly non-smoking
Please tell us in advance what time your plane is expected to land in London. If you are coming by train or car then please inform us what time you expect to arrive.
The South East England region
South East England is a very lively corner of England and contains London, the capital city of the United Kingdom. London is a world class city, is massive, is diverse, is extremely lively and has something for tourists whatever their interests. London has a tremendous number of historical sites which include the Greenwich Maritime Village, the Houses of Parliament, St Paul's Cathedral, The Tower of London, and Westminster Abbey, to name just a few.
For a modern attraction there is the London Eye. This is two rail stops from Croydon East railway station (change at Clapham Junction for Waterloo East).
For music and theatre goers there is Covent Garden in London's West End which teems with life at night. The West End has innumerable restaurants serving cuisines from many countries.. China Town, near Leicester Square, is just around the corner.
For quiet interludes, South East England has some very pretty countryside; most notably in Surrey, Kent and Sussex.. These counties are extremely well served by East Croydon rail station. For fishing, canoeing or sailing there is nearby South Norwood Lake and Grounds - a large oasis of tranquility for those who wish to "get away from it all".
South East London
> Fairfield Hall, Croydon (for concerts)
> The Warehouse Theatre, Croydon
> Sailing, canoeing and fishing at South Northwood Lake and Gardens
> Greenwich Maritime Village (Alight at Cutty Sark on the Docklands Light Railway)
> There are 2 language schools nearby for guests wishing to learn or improve their English
> Excellent travel links to central London's tourist attractions.
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3 Feb 2014
"Nice apartment, convenient location"
Very nice and comfortable apartment on a quiet neighbourhood only 15 min from central London. Terry, our host made us feel welcome. He provided us with information and directions and went out of his w… More
Thank you. We are always pleased to have provided guests with accommodation with which they are happy.
2 Jun 2012
"Very nice, clean and quiet place to stay, close to London"
I highly recommend this place to anybody who travels to London. The apartment was exactly as advertised: spacious, clean, quiet, decently priced, and conveniently located at 10 minutes from London Br… More
It was a pleasure to have such lovely guests! We are very pleased to have provided a great service and we aim to maintain our high standards. Thank you for the review.
28 May 2011
"Lovely flat, nice landlords"
On seeing this place from the outside, your impressions aren't great - a flat over a closed shop with whitewashed windows. But step inside and it's a whole different story! Lovely place. Great decor, awesome kitchen with all mod cons, flat-screen TV with cable, amazing bathroom, and, to top it all off, a nice roof terrace, ideal for a few friends and a bottle of wine. Very nice and accommodating landlords, free parking outside, a couple of decent takeaway food shops 5 minutes' walk away, and the bus into Croydon stops right over the road (this bus stops at East Croydon Station - a 5-minute ride - which will take you anywhere you might want to go).
Overall, highly recommended. We'll be staying there next time we're in town. :)
This is a balanced, honest and accurate review of our property. We always strive to please our customers and we believe we have achieved this with the standard of the apartment's decor and its facilities. We are very welcoming and always available to help guests during their stay should they call on us.
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