In the footsteps of William Blake..

House - Private room · Moncrieff St, London, SE15 5HL, United Kingdom

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South London - south of the River - Zone 2

I am offering a double room with the use of a bathroom in my home which is conveniently located for Central London and the West End.

A simple breakfast is included and other meals may also be offered but at extra cost. Please do not assume that all meals are included or that cooked breakfasts are a given.

My guests are more than welcome to join me in the living room in the evenings. My aim is that my guests should feel 'at home' so the use of the piano and garden (Summer only) is welcomed.

Feel free to ask about Wholistic Therapies (services offered by a fully qualified health practitioner/acupuncturist - Member of the British Acupuncture Council). This is at extra cost.

We are located three stops (less than 15 minutes) away from London Bridge Station and less than 20 minutes away from Victoria Station by overland train. A new overland route opened in Dec. 2012 opening up east and west London. The house is situated three minutes away from the train station itself and opposite a Bus Station with buses leaving for all parts of London and beyond.

We are in a residential street just off the main high street which offers basic shopping amenities for the local community. This is a very colourful, vibrant, ethnically diverse neighbourhood in South East London so be sure to read up on the area and decide whether or not you want to be south of the river & are comfortable staying in this part of London before you book. This area is home to many artists and writers.

We are close to Peckham Rye Park, Nunhead Cemetery & the trendy Bellendon Road area. One can take a short bus ride to fashionable East Dulwich and Camberwell.

Frank's trendy roof top bar is worth a visit in the summer and the younger crowd enjoy Bar Story.

Bellendon Road is fun to visit and is within walking distance. There are a few good pubs & cafes that have appeared that has made staying local more appealing. ;-)

We are particularly proud of the small family run, highly acclaimed local South Indian Restaurant which is located a few blocks away and serves the best Keralan food in London (Diner's Choice 2010). It has become so popular that booking well in advance all year around has become essential. :-)

Be sure to visit the Victoria Inn the Montpellier, and the Petitou to eat. New bars such as the Peckham Springs and the Café/ Bar in the Bussey Building guarantee a fun time.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $26 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Cat(s)

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  • Nous avons passé un très bon séjour chez Liz, une maison typiquement anglaise, pleine de charme, chaleureuse et un accueil exceptionnel !
    Malgré des conditions météo peu clémentes, nous avons trouvé notre soleil quotidien à Peckham, il se nomme "Liz " : une personne rayonnante et très attachante, nous avons apprécié sa bonne humeur, ses délicates attentions, les délicieux petits déjeuners, ses expériences de vie, ses conversations passionnantes.... On s'est tout de suite senti "comme à la maison" ! Avec l'envie de revenir... Ou de ne plus repartir ! tellement ce fut une belle rencontre ... Quelle fabuleuse idée j'ai eu de réserver ce séjour sur airbnb chez cette hôtesse formidable ! Grâce à Liz (mais aussi à la gentillesse et la prévenance de Raph), ces quelques jours resteront à jamais gravés dans ma mémoire. Merci, merci :))) ! Vous l'aurez compris : si vous souhaitez communiquer, échanger et vivre une expérience inoubliable avec une personne passionnante, sensibles aux vraies valeurs et vraie ! Séjournez chez Liz !

    January 2014
    Response from Liz:

    Xxxxxx thank you, Stephanie... I am honoured to be your friend ... A blessing xxxx love love to that special family :*

    January 2014
  • LIz is a wonderful, welcoming host. She went above and beyond to help me prepare for my conference and then do a bit of sightseeing. And may lovely breakfasts that accommodated my unusual diet. The home is cozy and attractive. I was sorry I didn't have more time to explore Peckham. Maybe next time!

    September 2013
  • Finally I stop to thank Liz Alexender and B & B for the indication.

    It was WONDERFUL and perfect.

    Liz is attentive, caring, intelligent, sophisticated, skilled, super cook, generous and besides everything Prem and Yogi, hehe. All the best!

    Harmonious home, smelling and quite cozy.

    Breakfast at delicious.

    Result 15 days we became friends, I believe forever.

    Thanks Liz and B & B.

    Cristina Sabino Erbacher

    September 2013
    Response from Liz:

    Jaisatchitananda, Cristina... It was pleasure to host you and meet your lovely girls. We are most certainly friends (phone number hidden)

    September 2013
  • We had a very comfortable 3 nights with Liz and enjoyed her beautiful garden, cosy bed and exceptional breakfasts very much. Liz is a friendly, chatty and knowledgeable host and we highly recommend her!

    July 2013
  • Staying with Liz in Peckham was perfect in every way. Such a lovely host with the nicest house and garden, not to mention the breakfast!

    July 2013
  • Liz is the most wonderful host! She makes you feel welcome to her house and time goes fast when you speak with her, because she has much intresting things to say. Me and my daughter love her, the house, our room, the delicious breakfast and her garden!
    She helped us to find our way in London and showed us very nice places and things to do in Peckham. I want to send all my friends to her and of course come back myself!

    July 2013
    Response from Liz:

    You are always welcome Tove, thank you! Xxx

    July 2013
  • I am fallen in love with London and Liz was a so awesome host that helped so much our stay in the City.
    She was always nice and very warm, I really liked our chatting during breakfast time!
    Moreover her breakfasts were really great and they helped us to run through all London.
    Really a nice place to stay.
    Thanks Liz!!!

    July 2013
    Response from Liz:

    Thank you, Giancarlo - so kind!

    July 2013
  • Lis is a warm and welcoming host with delicious breakfasts and stories to share. On arrival I was greeted with maps and info of the local and greater London area. Her house and garden are lovely as is her next door neighbors cat that's sneaks in for a cuddle.
    Not to be missed, peckham is a real treat of a borough!
    Xoxox amy

    June 2013
  • Very familar host, especially for me as a single traveller. Fantastic breakfast. Just a short 2 minutes walk to Bus and Train. Good connection to the city. A smartphone app like "London JP" is recommended to find the fastest way.
    I highly recommend this B&B.

    May 2013
  • Good breakfast! Very chatty helpful host. Close to the overground. Noise of train and planes could disturb an insomniac. Can be recommended.

    May 2013
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