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MODERN SELF-CATERING APARTMENT IN A TRANQUIL SQUARE NEAR TOWER BRIDGE

Maggie

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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MODERN SELF-CATERING APARTMENT IN A TRANQUIL SQUARE NEAR TOWER BRIDGE

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in City of London Financial District - Zone 1 Mews Apartment

One bedroom, one bathroom, sleeps 2-5

SITTING ROOM:

TV with 50 digital channels

Internet-connected PC

Free Wi-Fi broadband

Double sofa-bed (1.2m x 1.8m)

Portable single bed

Central heating throughout the apartment

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FULLY-EQUIPPED MODERN KITCHEN:

Fridge and freezer

Oven, hob, microwave oven

Dishwasher

Clothes washing machine and dryer

Full range of cooking utensils

Iron and ironing board

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BEDROOM:

Double bed made up for your arrival

Hair dryer

Alarm clock

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BATHROOM:

Bath with shower

Shaver point

Towels provided

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BALCONY:

Private balcony overlooking the quiet communal garden

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In a tranquil, gated square.

Free parking immediately outside the apartment, available on request

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed

Maggie

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2011
Speaks English
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Trust & Security
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Reviews

5
based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

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Modern self-catering apartment in a tranquil square near Tower Bridge
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Modern self-catering apartment in a tranquil square near Tower Bridge
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p851890
City of London Financial District London
Montreal
5

QUIET AND COMFORTABLE NEAR TOWER OF LONDON

  • 5 out of 5
My wife and I stayed at Bowmansmews for 5 nights in May 2014. This was one of the best apartments we have rented, anywhere.

The Good
- it's located in downtown London, walking distance (10 min tops) to the Tower of London.
- Similar walk to a big Waitrose grocery store.
- Very short walk to a couple of very good Indian restaurants and a short walk East Aldgate tube or Tower Hill tube stations and the DLR.
- The apartment is well furnished and comes with a full kitchen including a dishwasher and soap for it. It also has a washer/dryer combo including soap.
- There are a number of guide books and maps for your use.
- There is a balcony, over looking a nice garden (personal favorite).
- The apartment is on a Mews, so it is very quiet. There is restricted access to the grounds as well.
- The apartment comes with Oyster cards which are used for London transport. The Oyster cards have 2 benefits, obviously the speed at getting into the tube, but not so obviously, it is significantly cheaper to use the cards. You have to charge the card(s) with funds at a tube station, but you don't have to buy the cards as you are simply borrowing them from Maggie. There is also a cell phone you can use, a laptop and wifi.
- The owner, Maggie, is a wealth of information and exceptionally helpful.
- Finally a bottle wine, bowl of fruit, coffee, sugar, milk and other grocery items were there for us when we arrived.

The Bad
- There are 2 flights of stairs to get to the apartment. There is no elevator so if you are handicapped this could be an issue.

The Ugly
- No Ugly's
  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
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Modern self-catering apartment in a tranquil square near Tower Bridge
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p851890
City of London Financial District London
5

THE PERFECT APPARTMENT FOR OUR TRIP

  • 5 out of 5
Nous avons passé une semaine vraiment géniale dans l'appartement de Maggie.

Appartement calme, confortable, chaleureux, très bien équipé, avec des cadeaux d'accueil (une bouteille de vin, une corbeille de fruits, des chocolats), un frigo et des placards remplis, sans oublier les nombreux plans de Londres, le wifi, l'ordinateur, les jeux de société, tout cela à 2 pas du metro, des sites touristiques, et de toutes les commodités, bref le rêve ...

Nos filles (8 et 10 ans) et nous sommes ravis et nous le conseillerons sans hésiter à tous nos amis !

Thank you very much Maggie, thanks to you our stay in London was awesome !
  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2012
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Modern self-catering apartment in a tranquil square near Tower Bridge
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p851890
City of London Financial District London
5

GOLD MEDAL LOCATION

  • 5 out of 5
Our family of 2 adults and 3 children (6, 10, 15) fit nicely into Maggie and Kiwi's apartment, located perfectly for our Olympic adventure. Short walk to Aldgate East Underground makes for easy transportation anywhere in London. You won't even need the tube to go to Tower Bridge, Leadenhall Market, St. Paul's, Spitalfield's, and other prime sites. They're all within reasonable walking distance, as are a small Tesco market and larger Waitrose for your grocery shopping.

Kiwi was waiting cheerily for us as we arrived ragged from a 10-hour flight, giving us the rundown on neighborhood, keys, appliances, etc. Apartment's laptop and mobile phone come in very handy! Maggie and Kiwi will keep you stocked with towels. Shower is great. Bedroom is very, very comfortable. Sofa beds provide a good night's sleep also. Our family had such a wonderful stay in London, almost three weeks, and this apartment was a big reason why.
  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
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Modern self-catering apartment in a tranquil square near Tower Bridge
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p851890
City of London Financial District London
5

HOME FROM HOME

  • 5 out of 5
This very well equipped apartment, in a quiet mews is amazingly will situated for visiting London, both by foot and public transport - boat, bus underground and the new Docklands Light Railway. It even has games and an excellent selection of books about London. There is nothing missing in the kitchen for preparing a gourmet meal although of course there is an unlimited selection of eateries within walking distance. A pre-ordered taxi (via internet) from Heathrow can be about £50. We were very warmly received by Kiwi who was available for any queries during our stay. A mobile phone, travel cards, lap-top and printer were available.
Awaking to the singing of the birds in the mews garden was an unexpected delight as was sitting watching the fish in the lilly pond.
I do not hesitate in recommending this property. Even the concierge was most helpful when I accidentally left my phone in the apartment after we checked out.
We enjoyed walking over Tower Bridge to the restaurants on the south side.
The Borough Market and renewed Globe Theatre are enjoyable destinations as well as the Tate Modern Gallery,just to give a taste of the possible excursions. We also enjoyed a visit to Greenwich via the Docklands Light Railway.
We had very favourable weather whilst we were in London but the easy accessibility of this apartment makes it a perfect place for all year round.
  • Review Submitted: 18-May-2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Modern self-catering apartment in a tranquil square near Tower Bridge
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p851890
City of London Financial District London
5

PERFECT APARTMENT FOR A VISIT TO LONDON

  • 5 out of 5
We have just returned from 3 days in this lovely apartment. Maggie and Kiwi have really gone above and beyond to make sure this apartment is equipped with everything you need for a holiday in London.

We booked the apartment with Maggie and the whole process was really easy and Maggie provided all the information we needed prior to our visit. Once we arrived the apartment was exactlly as shown on the web site. Everything was really clean and welcoming and all the extra touches from books, games and jigsaws for all the family to a laptop and printer and internet access were great.

All of the furniture fixtures and fittings in all rooms were of very good quality and the towels and linen were lovely. The kitchen is really well equipped with good quality appliances and cutlery and crockery and everything you could possibly need. Maggie and Kiwi have also stocked the cupboards with all the basics you normally keep in your cupboards at home but don't normally find in a holiday apartment. The welcome bowl of fruit, nuts milk tea coffee bread etc were also great when you arrive after a long journey.

Bowmans Mews is located just 5 minutes walk from the Tower of london and the tube stations providing access to all areas of London easily. Yet the apartment is very quiet and provides a calm haven to return to at the end of the day. We visited St katherines dock where there are many restaurants, coffee bars etc again just 5 minutes walk away. The parking in the apartment complex was a real bonus and also being just outside the congestion zone the access was easy. We also felt very safe and secure.

I would have no hesitation in recommending this apartment to our friends and relatives and hope to return to the apartment again ourselves.

Thank you Maggie and Kiwi for such an enjoyable break.
  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Modern self-catering apartment in a tranquil square near Tower Bridge
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p851890
City of London Financial District London
5

AGRÉABLE SÉJOUR À LONDRES

  • 5 out of 5
Nous sommes venus visiter Londres avec nos trois enfants .
L'appartement est très propre , très bien équipé ( lave vaisselle , lave linge et sèche linge , ordinateur , téléphone ) .
Il est situé dans un quartier calme près de la tour de Londres à 5 minutes à pied du métro ou du bus . Les supermarchés se trouvent à 5-10 minutes à pied.
Nous avons été bien accueilli par Kiwi .
Maggie est toujours disponible pour répondre à nos questions par mail .
Si nous revenons dans la capitale , nous prendrons à nouveau cette location .
  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
Tower Hill, Aldgate and Aldgate East Underground
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Various
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Various
Car: not necessary

Ideally situated just 5 minutes walk from: Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, the Thames and St Katharine Docks;  The Gherkin and the Financial District; Vibrant Brick Lane and Petticoat Lane; A cosmopolitan selection of restaurants and pubs; Large Waitrose supermarket plus smaller Sainsbury and Tesco; London Underground Tower Hill, Aldgate and Aldgate East stations. Situated inside a tranquil, gated square with a communal garden and pond.

Other Activities: Major London Attractions on your doorstep

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday apartment in City of London Financial District, London

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Normal Rates 2014
1 Mar 2014 - 31 Dec 2014
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
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£125
Fri,Sat,Sun
£849
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes 25% rental deposit to be paid at time of booking, the balance when you arrive. In the event of cancellation, the rental deposit will be returned only if the dates that had been reserved are able to be refilled.

Secure payment can be made by credit or debit card through our website.

We ask for a £200 refundable deposit against breakages, loss and excessive cleaning costs. This will be refunded wi
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in City of London Financial District in London

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 56 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Telephone ...
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Computer Available
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Sitting Room - Double sofa bed plus roll-away single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
Outside:
  • Small Cooler
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Balcony
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
Notes:
Please note that there are steps leading to the apartment, see photos.
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