Studio-Kensington,Knightsbridge FD

Apartment - Entire home/apt · De Vere Gardens, London, England W8, United Kingdom

The Space

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Its a great place for diverse activities, with the tranquility of Kensington Gardens and the racey pacey of Kensington and Knightsbridge and the ever educational world of renowned Museums in South Kensington. it is ideal for visitors to the Cirque Du Soleil at Royal Albert Hall showing for the month of January.

This Lovely quaint studio in the heart of everything that matters is in a Victorian Heritage building with an opulent entrance with a real British presence.

The studio sleeps four, one real bed and one sofa bed.

The studio comprises of a lounge with a fully equipped kitchen with all modern conveniences including cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, etc. There is also a separate bathroom with a bath/shower.

We provide Linens and towels and a light breakfast of tea coffee and cereals.
There is also a TV with free view.

The transport is incredibly great with High Street Kensington Underground minutes away and numerous bus routes going in all directions at your doorstep.

Every place is at your doorstep. High Street Kensington, Harrods, Knightsbridge, Hyde Park, Natural History, Science and V&A Museums, Royal Albert Hall. I could carry on and on and on.

Kensington High Street

A very busy London Street nice, with wide footpaths lined with lovely trees, adding a splash of green. There are some interesting buildings and nice shops along its length.
Straying off the high street will offer more than a few surprises.
Kensington Church Street offers the widest selection of art and antiques in London.
Splendid Walks Through Kensington Gardens
The location could hardly be bettered, with wonderful walks, monuments and restaurants.
The city’s most popular attractions are within easy reach yet the gorgeous green expanse of Kensington Garden that is literally outside the front door.
Hyde Park, The Serpentine boating lake and the Diana Princess of Wales’ Memorial Playground just beyond. The kids can run wild while you relax with a picnic or a good book.
Holland Park is considered by many to be the most romantic park in London.

Music and Museums

The celebrated Royal Albert Hall, with its fabulous schedule of concerts and shows, is only a short walk.
The Victoria & Albert Museum, the world’s greatest museum of art and design, is a further ten minutes easy stroll.
Next door to the V&A you’ll find two favourite family attractions –
The Science Museum and Natural History Museum.

Two Royal Palaces

Lovers of Royalty adore Kensington Palace, the former residence of Queen Victoria and more recently Diana, Princess of Wales.
Kensington Palace is a working Royal Residence and has a significant place in the history of London.
Buckingham Palace the Queens residence is just a short journey away.
At the heart of London’s best shopping districts
The Milestone is paradise for shoppers, with Knightsbridge, Harrods and Harvey Nichols only a short walk away.

The apartment is on Kensington High Street, one of London’s most popular shopping destinations, while a short distance to the south you’ll find the long rows of glittering shops along Brompton Road, Sloane Street, and the King's Road.
Notting Hill is not too far away with a lovely gentle stroll through Kensington Park and into Portobello Road Market where you can search for bargains of all kinds especially antiques.
To the north-west lies the Westfield shopping centre with over 265 retailers from luxury designers to high street labels.

Eating out

The diverse restaurants along the High Street are incredible, a couple of Michelin Star restaurants, 5 star hotel dining, to great Pizza/Pasta joints and not to forget our king of what is good/not good McDonalds.
There is also a fusion of international cuisine within the area.

No shortage of nightlife

London’s legendary West End is easy to reach by tube (Kensington High Street station) - you are only minutes from vibrant theatreland –
Piccadilly Circus, Shaftesbury Avenue, Leicester Square and the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden.
Dive into the warren of narrow streets that criss-cross Soho and you’ll find endless old pubs, lively bars and countless restaurants.
Close to the capital’s biggest attractions
A few minutes in a cab or a short tube ride away and you’re in the heart of Whitehall, Big Ben,
The Houses of Parliament,
Westminster Abbey,
The Cabinet War Rooms museum
London Eye. From here you can board a boat and cruise down the river past the Tower of London,
Tower Bridge,
The financial centre of Canary Wharf
National Maritime Museum at Greenwich.
From Whitehall Trafalgar Square, with the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery, is an easy walk away. Head in the opposite direction and you are soon at Tate Britain.

We have Italian, Chinese speaking staff available. Please call us for any enquiries.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Cleaning Fee: $52
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict

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  • We were met at the door by a friend of Carrie's with the key, on time, which was a great start. The apartment has good amenities, was warm and cosy and is in a beautiful area but we found it too small for 2 adults and 2 teenagers.
    The apartment would benefit from some maintenance work, for example replacing lightbulbs, fixing the shower head and the leaking water tank in the bathroom.

    April 2014
  • El departamento tenia tapada la pileta de la cocina. No obtuvimos respuesta de Carrie y lo tuvimos que resolver nosotros. Esta muy bien ubicado con conexiones de todo tipo hacia los sitios de interés. Es solo para dos personas, como máximo, y sin demasiadas pretensiones. A Carrie no la conocimos.

    March 2014
  • Studio situé dans un quartier ultra chic donc très calme...
    L'appartement est mignon, agréable bien que très petit: quand les 2 lits sont dépliés, ils se touchent et plus vraiment moyen de bouger donc à savoir. Pour l'utilisation nuit + petit déj, très correct.
    Ascenseur bienvenu pour des petites jambes de 5 ans qui ont parcouru tout Londres pendant 4 jours !
    Itinéraire fourni par la propriétaire, très clair. Remise et dépôt des clés très simples.
    Propreté = moyen.

    March 2014
  • The apartment was nice - it had everything (really amazing in such a small space), but there were some things that were not as great as I expected.
    The bed has a spring mattress that makes you bounce around, and sleeping in it with two people made that I woke up with each move of the other. Next to that, the boiler is situated two metres above the bath tub, and it drips all the time, into the bath. This was very noisy and annoying. Hopefully this gets repaired soon!
    Other than that, it was a great small apartment, quite a walk to the nearest subway station, but a very nice neighbourhood.

    February 2014
  • Very cheap flat!
    Best thing is the location; really close to Hyde Park and the central zone of London. Also the building is nice, in a quite and peaceful neighborhood.
    If you search for a place to rest in the night and have some quick meals, this flat is perfect.
    Recommended.

    February 2014
  • Carrie's apartment was amazing for a short stay. I stayed with three other friends for three nights, it was a tiny apartment but enough if you just want somewhere to sleep in. Great location - quiet and peaceful at night and only around a 10 minute walk from High Street Kensington Station. The only thing was the bathroom light was broken and nobody managed to come fix it for the whole four days, but with the kitchen light on it was still easy to use the bathroom at night. However, it was overall a really enjoyable stay - also a really nice touch that both the bathroom and kitchen were so well equipped!

    February 2014
  • The best thing about this flat is the location. The building is nice and the flat is exactly as described in terms of size and amenities. It could use a little updating especially in the kitchen. I also had some niggling problems with the heating and hot water. All in all, it's a great spot for 1-2 people wanting to be located in this lovely part of London.

    January 2014
  • Good location. Fancy street. Small studio.

    January 2014
  • Un petit appartement TRÈS bien situé à High Street Kensington face a Hyde Park, idéal pour un petit séjour en couple!
    Nous y sommes resté 5 nuits, l'appartement est petit mais suffisant. Attention le chauffage ne fonctionne pas mais les 2 petits radiateurs à disposition sont efficaces.
    Le quartier est riche, agréable. Sur le chemin être le métro et appartement, possibilité de faire du shopping : Urban Outfitters, Uniqlo, Top shop, h&m, gap, etc...
    Compter moins de 10 min pour se rendre a pied au métro. Station de bus "Palace Gate" au bout de la rue devant hyde park desservi par le bus N9 toute la nuit, très pratique pour les sorties le soir !!

    January 2014
  • Good position near high street kensington underground station e in front of hyde park, very basic (beds not so confortable) but sufficient for a few days.

    December 2013
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