Penthouse Bermondsey Street ★★★★★

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Market Yard Mews, Bermondsey Street, London, London SE1 3TJ, United Kingdom
Your host, Tara
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The Space

Spacious bright and airy apartment located on trendy Bermondsey Street, London's best kept secret - only a stones throw away from world famous foodie paradise Borough Market, Maltby Street Food Market, Bermondsey Square, London Bridge Station, Tower Bridge and The (email hidden) to stay and sample the best of London from your doorstep! As you will see from the reviews, everyone falls in love with it!
We are experienced airbnb hosts and take guest satisfaction very seriously which has earned us a five star rating. Whatever you need; from fresh sheets to restaurant recommendations or local insights, we're on-hand to help however we can.

A bright penthouse with a lovely long balcony at the top of a modern apartment building. Large open plan layout as shown in the photos, decorated with a sense of fun and flair! The apartment has central heating throughout and includes;
A bright, spacious, contemporary lounge with two comfortable leather sofas and 40inch plasma TV with freeview channels. Sliding glass door that opens on to a lovely long balcony that runs the length of the apartment. There is a big dining table which seats up to 12 (great for long dinners with good wine). There is also an ipod doc if you want to listen to music.
A well equipped, large fitted kitchen with all the crockery, pans and utensiles you will need, oven, hob, washing machine, fridge, freezer, toaster, kettle, dishwasher, and microwave.
Two bathrooms, one en suite, the other a stand alone big bathroom. Both bathrooms come with strong showers, baths, WCs and fresh towels per person.
Car parking space in secure gated courtyard
High Speed Internet: There is a secure WiFi signal.
Note: For more detailed information please just click Amenities above.
Large London map on the wall in the kitchen - handy to plan day trips etc.
The apartment block is located in a gated courtyard. We are the top fifth floor apartment; accessed by a lift to thrid floor then stairs two flights to the fifth floor.

Two good size double bedrooms that sleep four people, both with spring matresses and ample storage space.
Can also accomodate five or six people in total; I have two real size inflatable beds I can put in the living room (double bed), bedroom without en suite (single bed).
All beds come made up with fresh sheets and towels.

Price quoted is per night for the whole flat, up to four persons in two double bedrooms. For guests four or more there is an additional £25 per person, per night charge. Should you wish to stay I would be more than happy to give you as much information and advice as you need - please just email me.

Bermondsey Street is a hot spot for great restaurants, bars, clubs and galleries. A few favourite restaurants include Zucca, Pizzaros and Jose. The White Cube Gallery is 2min, the Fashion and Textile Museum a 4min and the Tate Modern a 20min walk from the apartment.
Also within walking distance are famous attractions like The London Dungeon, The Tower of London and The London Eye.
Visit Borough Market on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Maltby Street Food Market on Saturdays. Then on Friday mornings in Bermondsey Square you can find the long standing Bermondsey Antiques Market and on (email hidden).

London Bridge station is a 10-15min walk. Main line trains run direct to Gatwick Airport in (website hidden) Bridge and Borough also have underground stations which provide quick and easy access to all parts of London.
There are also several buses that run day and night to Waterloo, Liverpool Street, Shoreditch and Tottenham Court Road and other central London (website hidden) City Airport (20 mins by train), Gatwick (30 mins by train) and Luton airports are in very easy reach from London Bridge station. Heathrow airport is easily accessed by tube but takes a little longer.

Interaction with Guests

We give guests as much advice and information ahead of traveling as we can. We also meet guests with the keys and show them round the apartment on arrival. Should guests require any assistance during their stay we are also happy to help.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Extra people: $44 / night after 4 guests
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Cleaning Fee: $58
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

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  • The apartment is fab- the location is brilliant, and the facilities are fantastic, a real home from home. Bermondsey is a really cool place to stay, easy walking distance from London Bridge tube to the apartments, with nice places to eat and drink very close by. Tara and Wendy were great- met us to check in, no problems, left us a bottle of fizz and a big bowl of fruit. Thanks!

    June 2014
  • This is a bright, spacious apartment with great dining literally at its feet. Tara (email hidden) who's thought of everything, you'll feel very at home here, from the generous welcome through.

    June 2014
  • Tara met us at the flat and chided the taxi cab driver for not knowing how to get to the flat. I liked her right off for doing that and making us feel welcome. Unfortunately, the lift was out, but she helped carry our luggage to our flat, which was on the top floor. She also kept after the lift company to get it repaired swiftly. She also volunteered her husband to help us with our luggage when we left, which he did. It was a pleasure dealing with her.

    The flat was exceptional (email hidden) for two families in that it offered shared and private spaces. The flat is located on a street teeming with good restaurants. It's an easy walk to many London sites as well as an easy walk to the tube, which can take you anywhere.

    Tara had stocked the flat with fruit and champagne. How wonderful. I can't imagine staying anywhere else.

    June 2014
  • The apartment was exactly as I expected. Well furnished, large and comfortable. We enjoyed sitting on the deck looking across to the church,the lively street life and views of the city. Great street for cafes, galleries.

    June 2014
  • Tara's flat is very comfortable and spacious, and the two bathrooms very equal in size and amenities (important because my husband and I were traveling with another couple). We enjoyed Bermondsey and all of the great restaurants close to the flat. The tube is an easy walk, and the flat was a nice quiet base from which to explore London. Tara and Wendy were easy to work with and there were no problems at all. Would stay there again if we find ourselves in London. I am taking off one star because the clothes dryer was broken, but that was just a small disappointment/inconvenience. Thanks!

    June 2014
    Response from Tara:

    Just a note to add it don't advertise having a dryer in my amenities list - just a washing machine.

    June 2014
  • Great location, close to the Tube station and the wonderful Tower bridge !
    The place is very clean, and perfect for 4 peoples ! Tara is very welcoming and very helpful for tips & things to do in London. No hesitation, the penthouse is a must !

    Pour nos amis Québécois et Français, Tara est disponible et très accueillante, l'endroit est super et près de tout. Je vous recommande ce penthouse !

    May 2014
  • Fantastic place, wonderful and helpful host. We were nine people having both flats nr 16 and 18 - it couldn´t be better!

    May 2014
  • We loved staying at Tara's Bermondsey Street Penthouse flat. It was perfect for our family of 4. Tara was wonderful to work with before, during and after our stay- and welcomed us warmly. I especially appreciated her tips on London and extensive list of sights and restaurants. We loved the neighborhood, the restaurants close to the flat and the ease of getting around the city. The flat was beautifully decorated and spacious. We loved having the 2 bathrooms since we have teenagers. The beds were very comfortable and the showers hot and strong- fantastic! Thank you Tara for your hospitality. We hope to stay with you again soon.

    May 2014
  • I stayed at Penthouse Bermondsey Street with my family during Easter and we couldn't be more satisfied with the flat and with Tara's hospitality. The place has a great location, is large, clean, comfortable and well decorated, with good furniture and a well equipped kitchen. Tara warmly received us with fruits, Easter eggs and a bottle of champagne, showing us how to use the equipment of the house and giving us tips of good places to visit in London. During our stay she was also extremely accessible and helpful anytime we had some question about the flat. We definitely recommend it!

    April 2014
  • We enjoyed our stay for 5 days in Tara's flat.
    The flat is very well situated in a quiet neighbourhood and spacious.
    Tara is really helpful
    We recommend it.

    April 2014
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I really love living and working in London. Sampling all the delicious foods in the many restaurants, visiting one of the many markets, galleries, parks or plays. Strolling up my road - Bermondsey Street, stopping off at the bustling Antiques Fair and Borough Market. As you can see I like good food, good company in a great spaces. I am adventurous, with a good sense of humour; someone who believes you shouldn't take life too seriously and live it to the ful!
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