I love my flat. I have lived here for ten years (in between living in New York and New Zealand) - and am constantly delighted by the area and what it has to offer.
I am a road away from Portobello Road, home of that blue-door from the film 'Notting Hill,' and I can see Ladbroke Grove tube from my window which provides a quick and easy connection to London and the rest of the world.
A stone's throw away from excellent restaurants (Turkish, Ethiopian, Japanese, Thai, Italian...) - a fishmongers has recently opened opposite who does amazing (cheap!) sashimi and the furthest supermarket is a minute's walk away.
It takes 40 minutes to walk to Oxford Street and the route takes you through Hyde Park....
At Christmas I had a friend from New York staying and he encouraged me to put my flat up here as it's his favourite place to stay when he's in London (and supply teaching doesn't pay as well as animation..!)
Great host, great flat, great location. Sophie provided plenty of snacks and consumables, as well as helpful advice about how to get around and where to go. The neighborhood had good food, was easily walkable, and the tube stop a block away made it easy to get around London even for a first-timer.
Sophie's apartment was clean, stylish, and situated in a fantastic location! Sophie was a great host, completely accommodating, and left us all sorts of treats to make us feel at home. I would absolutely recommend Sophie's flat to anyone visiting London.
Sophie was a gracious host during my stay in London. She was very acommodating during the check in/out process. There was plenty of food in the refrigerator and she had fruits and wine waiting for me when I arrived. The apartment is a minute walk from the train station. I would definitely recommend her for your stay in London.
Great area (portobello market 2 minutes away, two tube stations, plenty of buses, nice restaurants), great flat (a special compliment for the bed ;) and a great host! What else can I say?
We spent just two nights on Sophie's flat and enjoyed very much our stay.
She left us fruits, juice, bread, milk ... and a nice Spanish bottle of wine!
We'd love to come back and trully recommend Sophie's appartment.
Sophie is a very friendly host. Flat was very nice and positive. Full of light and comfortable. We got treats when we arrived and Sophie made our stay very nice.Highly recomend!!!!
Thank you Sophie for this amazing weekend, your flat is absolutely lovely and we felt at home very quickly.
Ideally located, tastefully furnished and bright, we had a wonderful time :)
Sophie's place is fantastic, warm, confortable and conveniently located, just one minute from the tube station. She was a great host and even provided fruits, bagels, milk and others for our breakfast. Lovely!. We had a fantastic stay, everything was perfect!! 100% recommended.
Thanks a lot Sophie.
Great flat/location. Very friendly and accomodating host.
Nous avons passé un agréable séjour dans l'appartement de Sophie.
Super bien placé, à qques pas de la fameuse Portobello Road et à 20sec montre en main de la station de métro Ladbroke Grove. Nous n'avons pas rencontré Sophie en personne mais nos échanges mail ont été très sympas et avons récupéré les clés sans problème !
Pour des raisons perso, nous avons été contraints de rentrer précipitamment à Paris et raccourci notre séjour. Sophie nous a gentiment proposé de nous rembourser les 2 nuitées que nous avions loupées.
My mother and I stayed at Sophie's place in October 2013. It was our first Air BnB experience and we were so impressed.
Firstly, Sophie is lovely. She met us early in the morning to let us into the flat and gave us some good tips on how to get around the city, the best places to eat etc. She had even got us Oyster cards before we arrived!
Secondly, the flat is in a great location. Right next to a tube and bus station (Ladbroke Grove) that gets you into the city in about 20-30 minutes.
And lastly, the flat is very comfortable. We felt at home instantly. Sophie had got us breakfast foods, fruit, chocolates and even a bottle of wine to help us settle in. The bedroom is at the back of the flat and is very quiet. There is also a gorgeous back deck that gets sun and has two resident squirrels who come to say hello if you're lucky.
I would definitely recommend staying here. If you want to be close to shopping (Portobello Rd Markets are one street away), good restaurants and cafes and easy access to the city then this is the place for you.
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