An Oasis in London, Spanish spoken

Apartment - Private room · Acre Ln, Lambeth, England SW2 5, United Kingdom

The Space

You will receive a warm welcome in our home. It is a convenient, comfortable base from which to explore London. We are a friendly bilingual English/Argentinian couple - Carolyn was born in London and Carlos knows exactly what is is like to arrive for the first time as a visitor! We are full of advice on how to enjoy and make the most of London. Thanks to all our wonderful guests and great reviews we are now Superhosts and are very pleased and proud that all our hard work and hosting has been rewarded!

The room:
A spacious, private ensuite room with a double bed, shower room, flat screen TV/DVD and french windows leading onto its own private patio. It is relaxing and quiet. There is wifi, we provide clean towels and a full continental breakfast. This room accommodates 2 but with the adjacent room we can host 3-4 people(see below)

Our place:
We live in a spacious 3 bedroom maisonette with a large garden. The house is mid-Victorian and is full of character with ornate fireplaces and other original features. You are welcome to use our beautiful kitchen diner and the home gym at the bottom of the garden! The house is set back from a main road with off-street parking. The bedrooms are at the back overlooking the garden so are very quiet.

The area:
5 minutes walk to vibrant Brixton with its fascinating, multicultural markets, bars and cafes. 10 minutes walk to Clapham High Street which has loads of restaurants and Clapham Common, a beautiful local park . We will give you a map when you arrive with our favourite restaurants and bars. If you need more recommendations just ask!

Tube:
5 minutes walk to Brixton tube station and 8 minutes to Clapham North.
From Brixton it is 4 stops (9 minutes) to Victoria and 6 stops to Oxford Circus, so a 15-20 minute tube journey to most main sights in central London.

Bus:
Local buses to all parts of central London including Westminster, Trafalgar Square and the museums in South Kensington.

*Please send a message to check availability before reserving*

The second room:
This smaller double room can be booked together with the larger room. It has a double bed, ensuite toilet and basin and a door onto the patio. The two rooms together are suitable for a family with older children or a group of 3-4 friends who are happy sharing the shower in the larger room.

Experience: Social
Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1.5
Beds: 2
Extra people: $26 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict

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  • Die Unterkunft war sehr schön. Das eine Zimmer war etwas kleiner als das andere. Von beiden Zimmern konnte man nach draussen gehen. Jeden morgen ein vielfältiges Frühstücksbuffet und C & C waren sehr nett. Die Tipps für die Restaurants waren sehr hilfreich und das Essen dort sehr gut und auch nicht so teuer. Es war ein toller Urlaub.

    April 2014
  • Wonderful stay with Carolyn and Carlos. They are the kind of hosts that make using airbnb worthwhile. Very helpful with tips and recommendations and making us feel at home.
    Also, their neighborhood is a treasure. Very close to London's many attractions but at the same time an authentic and lively place with a distinct character. If you love markets as I do you have got to check this out.
    I will let anyone planning a trip to London know about this option and hope to return there on my next trip to London.

    April 2014
  • Carolyn and Carlos were thoroughly charming and attentive. They were mindful of every detail from temperature to tea preferences. Home and room was even more breathtaking than they seem in the photos. I left very reluctantly :)

    March 2014
  • Die Unterkunft entspricht genau dem, was in der Beschreibung steht. Carolyn und Carlos haben viele, tolle Tipps parat und sind unheimlich gastfreundlich. Das Zimmer war sehr gemütlich, das Frühstück war lecker Wir kommen gern wieder.

    March 2014
  • Nous avons passé 5 nuits chez Carolyn et Carlos afin de visiter le centre de Londres.
    La situation géographique est très pratique pour des ballades à la journée dans le centre de Londres. Nous avons été très bien accueillis : ambiance sympathique et détendue, prestations conformes à l'annonce.
    Bons conseils de Carlos pour les transports, les visites et les restos.
    En résumé, un très bon séjour
    We spent 5 nights in Carlos and Carolyn 's house wich is very convenient for visiting London.
    Carlos and Carolyn are very great hosts, who give good advices and with warm hospitality. Thank you very much !!

    March 2014
  • Estuvimos 3 días en casa de Carolyn y Carlos y la estancia en general fue muy agradable. La casa queda a unos 10 minutos del metro y es un encanto, nuestra habitación muy bonita y cómoda, el desayuno muy bueno y con muchas cosas y las charlas con Carlos lo mejor de todo.
    Fueron muy amables ayudándonos a planificar el viaje, los autobuses que coger, cosas que ver, donde comer....
    Lo recomendamos 100%

    March 2014
  • !Todo perfecto! Convenient location, spacious, clean, private room in a tasteful and interesting home and convenient, location. Close to the vibrant streets of Brixton yet calm and quiet. What's not to like? Pero lo mejor de todo... Carolyn y Carlos. Fantastic hosts with interesting conversation and generous spirits. Loved staying here. Gracias por el bienvenido, el consejo...bueno, por todo.

    March 2014
  • la experiencia ha sido fantástica, ha superado mis expectativas, ha sido formidable, los anfitriones son amabilísimos y muy simpáticos, nos han ayudado a todo en Londres, a reservar (email hidden) las rutas, información sobre el transporte. Son un encanto.

    March 2014
  • Carlos & Carorlyn zijn erg vriendelijke en behulpzame gastheren.
    De kamers waren goed en schoon.
    Brixton is een rustige inspirerende wijk. Veel leuke restaurants, winkels en dagelijks een grote markt.
    Door de goede bus- en metroverbindingen hebben wij London ontdekt.

    February 2014
  • Carolyn & Carlos méritent leur distinction d'hôtes d'excellence. L'accueil est chaleureux, la maison est très propre et est très joliment décorée. La localisation est très pratique, ligne directe depuis saint pancras, 25 minutes de (website hidden) y a de quoi faire ses courses aux alentours. Le jardin a du caractère et il doit être tres agreable quand il fait beau.le petit dejeuner est copieux, pain, céréales, fruits frais, jus d'orange , thé, café. La chambre donne sur le jardin, elle est très calme et on y dort bien. Et pour finir, Carolyn & Carlos sont deux personnes très attachantes, leurs conseils sont precieux.

    February 2014
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We love having people to stay with us and helping them to enjoy our beautiful city of London. Carolyn is a GP and Carlos is an architect (he designed and renovated our home). Carolyn was born in London and Carlos is from Argentina and knows exactly how it feels to arrive in London for the first time as a tourist! We both love travelling, art and music. Our house is full of paintings and furniture that we have collected along the way. We have been hosting for airbnb for over a year and have recently been awarded the 'superhosts' badge for looking after our guests to a high standard. We have met some fantastic, interesting people. Our rooms are private and relaxing, we are happy to chat to our guests and help when they need it or leave them to do their own thing when they want to. We hope to welcome you to our home.
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