Trendy and very central 1 bedroom

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4 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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The space

The apartment is located very centrally in the Holborn / Chancery Lane area, in between the West End and the City. All major Central London attractions are within walking distance, and so are public transports (5 minutes walk to Chancery Lane station on the Central Line, 8 minutes walk to Holborn station from where you can take the Piccadilly Line directly to Heathrow). In addition, the apartment is only a few minutes walk from the borders of the Thames and the Northbank promenade. Finally, location is also ideal for professionals, with numerous law firms, investment banks or accounting firms within walking distance.

The apartment is on the 5th floor (without elevator, about 90 steps) and is therefore very bright with sunlight from morning to evening (partially also through velux windows on the ceiling). It is 52m2 in size (about 550 square feet), sleeps 4 people, and consists of one large, very quiet bedroom (with large built-in wardrobes), one brand new bathroom with bathtub and rain shower, one brand new kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine and breakfast bar as well as a living room with sofabed, flat screen TV and electronic piano. Free wifi is also available.

I will also welcome you with a free bottle of your choice - prosecco, white wine or red wine.

Finally, I offer a free one-day gym pass per guest for stays over a week. Weekly gym passes can be arranged for a fee on request.

PS - IMPORTANT: We make it clear in this listing that the apartment is on the 5th floor without elevator. This is not a problem for most guests - some even enjoy it! However, if you have difficulties walking or certain health issues, this might not be the right holiday home for you. Since this is probably the only thing we cannot change about the apartment - we have reflected it in our prices, to make them very competitive. Therefore we would be grateful if you could avoid penalising us due to the stairs when writing your review after your stay. Many thanks for your understanding, and we hope to welcome you in London soon!


The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities
Wireless Internet
Kitchen
Cable TV
Dryer

Prices
Extra people $14 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $54
Security Deposit $419
Weekly Discount: 5%
Weekend Price $194 / night
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House Rules

Please...:

- No excessive noise between 11pm and 7am please!
- Preferably take off your shoes when inside the apartment.
- Don't overload the washing machine - half full should be the maximum.
- Do not attempt to access the roof
- Please use the recycling bin for paper, cardboard, cans as well as plastic bottles and container (full description can be found on bin)
- If you want to get rid of garbage, please leave it on the pavement outside the building ideally between 5 and 7pm on weekdays only
- Close all windows when leaving the apartment.
- Make sure the building's main door is properly shut when leaving the building.
- Make sure the apartment's door is locked when leaving the apartment.

Many thanks and enjoy your stay!


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Availability
2 nights minimum stay.
From Oct 8 - 15, 2017 the minimum stay is 3 nights.

176 Reviews

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Kelley User Profile
June 2017
Our family (4 people including an 11-year old and 13-year old) stayed at Stephan's place for two weeks. We felt like locals! It was centrally located and we could walk or take the Tube everywhere. The street was busy during the day but very quiet at night. As Stephan mentions, there are five flights of stairs but the location and the price more than make up for the stairs. We would stay there again.
Stephan User Profile
Response from Stephan:
Thanks so much Kelley! We really appreciate your positive review. It was a great pleasure to have you as our guests, and we do hope to welcome you back very soon!
June 2017

Martin User Profile
June 2017
Apartment came as advertised - very spacious and ideally located. Communication and check in/ check out were easy. We did enjoy our stay at Stephan's and will be back!
Stephan User Profile
Response from Stephan:
Thanks so much Martin, we really appreciate your positive review. It was a great pleasure to be your host, please come back soon!
June 2017

Brian User Profile
May 2017
The apartment was exactly as described, central, clean, convenient and well sized for a couple. Others have mentioned the stairs, but for us these were no problem, a good replacement for no gym attendance. Stephen was a great host and all went very well.
Stephan User Profile
Response from Stephan:
Thanks so much Brian - we really appreciate your positive review! It was a real pleasure to welcome you in London, please come back to visit us again soon.
May 2017

Nicola User Profile
April 2017
We chose this place for the location and we found it perfect. There are tubes close by but we found ourselves on the bus more often than not, the number 11 stopped at the bottom of the road and took us everywhere we wanted to go. The flat has everything you need and the bed was lovely and comfortable after a hard day's slog around London. We would stay here again on another visit to London.
Stephan User Profile
Response from Stephan:
Thanks so much, Nicola and Paul! We are really glad to read your very positive review, which is much appreciated. It also was a great pleasure for us to welcome you in London. Please come back to visit us again soon(URL HIDDEN)
April 2017

Jessica User Profile
February 2017
We had a lovely stay here. Here are a couple of things you should know before booking: 1. The stairs are serious. There are about 90 narrow, winding stairs up to the flat. It was intense with luggage and intense after long days walking around the city. We scheduled our outings to try and only climb them once a day. We were fairly and adequately warned, and I also feel the price was adjusted accordingly, but it is not something to ignore. 2. The flat is very centrally located and very close to at least three tube stations. We found it very easy to get around as needed (especially with the CityMapper app). The area, though, is primarily business rather than residential. This means that most of the restaurants and coffee shops around are not open on the weekends. We had to venture pretty far to find a restaurant in the area on a Saturday night. The upside to this is that it is very quiet. We would definitely consider staying here again on a return trip. We found Stephan to be very responsive, and the flat to be clean and comfy.
Stephan User Profile
Response from Stephan:
Thanks a lot for your positive feedback, Jessica, we really appreciate it! It was a great pleasure for us as well to have you as our guests, and we hope you will be back very soon.
February 2017

Ryan User Profile
January 2017
Brilliant little apartment located in reach of everything you could ever need. The stairs are an issue for some and carrying a heavy suitcase up is a pain but if you're staying for a long weekend you only have to carry them up and down once. Stephan even offered to help my girlfriend carry her case. Hosting wise Stephan was brilliant, giving us details on where everything is locally, giving us a thorough tour of the apartment and leaving basic instructions for anyone to follow. Brilliant at communicating, always on hand if needed and very easy to talk to/get hold of before the trip even began.
Stephan User Profile
Response from Stephan:
Thanks so much Ryan, we really appreciate your positive review! It was a great pleasure to welcome you in London, and it's very nice to hear you enjoyed your stay. We do hope to see you again very soon.
January 2017

Sandro User Profile
January 2017
The apartment is very cool, good location, cosy. The bed is perfect, and also the shower, everything that you need after a tour day. Sthepan was easy to communicate, very helpful. The only worry thing is the stairs, with heavy luggage, can be tough, but we knew this after booking. We highly recommend this place.
Stephan User Profile
Response from Stephan:
Thanks a lot Sandro! It's great to read your positive review, we really appreciate it. It also was a pleasure for us to have you as our guests, and we hope to welcome you back soon.
January 2017

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Stephan User Profile

I love travelling and therefore want to make sure my guests have a fantastic experience too.

I split time between London and Berlin but also enjoy travelling to other major cities or some remote destinations.... this could be in the mountains or somewhere on a beach.

I also like reading, writing, music, going out, working out and eating well!

Languages: Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Português
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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