** Newly renovated 1 bedroom apartment. ** Kensington Gardens are just a few steps away from this warm and inviting 1BR apartment in the heart of London. The flat features a bedroom with an en suite bathroom, and can accommodate up to 4 people.
Kensington 1 bedroom apartment in front of Hyde Park and opposite Kensington Palace - the former home of Princess Diana, and the opulent Kensington Gardens surrounding the Palace.
Cozy apartment with en-suite bathroom in the heart of London. The building has a lift and a porter. There is also an extra wc. In the living room there is a table with 4 chairs, Cable TV, wireless internet and unlimited local calls. The kitchen is fully equipped and it has fridge, microwave etc.
The apartment also has a private terrace with a bench, planters and garden chairs.
Suitable also for families with kids!
Please note that the restoration of the building which caused some inconveniences to few of my guests were finished on December 5th, 2012!
If you wish to arrive or depart earlier or later than it is designated here, please contact me and we will work something out. I had to change my policy due to another airbnb user who abused the word "flexible". I apologize on his behalf.
Initially there was a washing machine in the apartment, but several guests missused it which damaged the washing machine 3 times in 5 months, I had to remove it. I apologize for that! There is a public washing machine place close by.
Parties and gatherings are STRICTLY forbidden! Thanks to another guest who threw a party and tenants had to call the police.
The patio is not really usable cause there are hundreds of pigeons that made it their "home" and it is hard to keep it clean with back-to-back bookings. So, for those of you who are dreaming of using it... I am sorry I will disappoint you!
There is a lovely "village" like neighbourhood nearby with local shops and a great local pubs. Hyde Park/Kensington Gardens is across the street,15min walk to the V&A, Natural History Museum and then from there 10min to Harrods. Also close by are The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gardens, Holland Park, and the famous London Oratory Church.
The entire flat
Interaction with Guests
I don't leave in London. I am managing the apartment and I have a team in place. you can contact me via whatsapp, viber, imessage... I am always trying hard to accommodate your needs.
Very close to Gloucestor Road Underground Station on the Piccadilly line (really super for DIRECT transfers from Heathrow) as well as the Circle and District Lines and Kensington High Street (Circle and Disrict underground lines).
The apartment also has complete street security at night, with night guards patrolling the streets - so ULTRA-SAFE (at no extra cost).
Kensington and Chelsea is in the very center of London, and is the city's most fashionable residential address. The area is home to a bevy of stylish shops and delicious restaurant, you will never be short of places to dine out. Also just a short walk away you will find Kensington Gardens which is great place to go have a picnic in fine weather.
Note Worthy Close Destinations
1. Wholefoods is just down the road on Kensington High Street
2. Da Mario's Pizzeria (Princess Diana's favorite pizzeria) is two streets away
3. High class dining is available at l' Etrager
4. As well as Launceston Place
5. Museums abound in the area: The Natural History Musuem
6. The Science Museum
7. For music lovers, the Royal Albert Hall is a few streets away
Other Things to Note
The maid has been changed after few complains of guests. Since February 15th there is a new person taking care of the apartment!
the patio is not usable because of the hundred's of pigeons that have made it their "home".
Keeping the flat tidy please. Smoking inside is not allowed.
Parties and gatherings of more than 6 people are STRICTLY forbidden!
Report any damages immediately so we can deal with it promptly. Have fun and enjoy the apartment as well as London !!!
Makis was extremely helpful and the flat was as advertised. All was good, thanks!
The flat was great and Mak was extremely helpful. Very lovely area near the park.
Great location! Right near Hyde Park, and great proximity to three different tube stations. The apartment is definitely smaller than appears in the pictures, however we were gone from the apartment most of the day, so it was doable for us. We never used the kitchen. Showers, etc. all work great. Any noise is easily heard from outside or the other units, but there wasn't noise at night. Mak was very quick to respond and gave great information for our first time using AirBNB.
Great location; flat was sufficient for 2-3 people comfortably. We got everything we needed from Mak and he responded veeeeeery quickly to all our concerns. Awesome host this man :)
I booked this apartment as accommodation for my parents to stay for myfather's 60th birthday, and it was perfect. Mak was a fantastic host, absolutely first class. He was quick and efficient to respond to any email query I had, sent a list of local stores, things to do, I couldn't have wished for it to be any easier a process.
The apartment itself is true to representation on the pictures, a clean crisp modern apartment in an absolutely fantastic location.
I absolutely recommend this apartment, and Mak, to anyone looking for this type of property in London, without hesitation.
The flat was very conveniently located near public transportation including the Underground and bus system. Excellent location near Kensington Palace.
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