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Studio Apartment In Quiet Kensington street. Redecorated and furnished in 2016

Bedrooms Studio
Space 387 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Spacious studio with fold away hotel standard double bed. outdoor patio.

Recently redecorated for 2016 This spacious, centrally heated studio has a very comfortable fold away hotel- quality bed and two futon single beds.The bathroom has a bath with shower and the separate kitchen has all modern facilities.There is a small patio garden for sitting and eating outside..

The seating area has a large, comfortable sofa, flat-screen TV and dimmable lighting.

The dining area seats four people around a wooden table.the flat is set away from the quiet street and there is no traffic noise

Internet: the apartment has a fast broadband internet connection which is available for guests to use at no extra charge.

The central line tube is 5 minutes walk and takes 10 minutes to Oxford street.The famous Westfield shopping centre is also 5 minutes walk away. There is a good shop 3 minutes away for food and several good restaurants there also. Heathrow,Gatwick and the Eurostar terminal are all easily reached by public transport.

More Details

Richard and Marieke Hosford
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

About Richard and Marieke Hosford

I am a classical musician and use the flat when I am working in London.

Richard and Marieke Hosford purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Richard and Marieke Hosford chose Kensington

Ideally situated for Heathrow and Gatwick airports. Wonderful shopping at Westfield and central London in 10 minutes. Quiet flat with front garden sitting area. No traffic noise. shops and restaurants all very nearby.

What makes this apartment unique

A spacious studio situated in a quiet historic London street with wonderful transport via bus and tube to central London and Heathrow and Gatwick airports

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great property at the right price and location

Great location. Property was clean. Owner was very helpful.

I would definitely recommend this property to others!

Sere Mohammad Mohd Kasim - Malaysia

May 2011
May 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Kensington in Holland

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 387 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Modern Bathroom has a toilet, Basin, Bath and shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Studio - 3 Sofa bed/Futon , Quality Double Futon and two singles
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

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Studio Apartment In Quiet Kensington street. Redecorated and furnished in 2016
average rating of 4.259259 based on 30 reviews
Oulu, Finland

Very good, nice location, clean!

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was as described by the owner. Nice and clean apartment, located on a quiet street. The owner provided us ( family of fout)with accurate information in advance, and took good care of our comfort during our stay. I'd definately recommend this location to anyone. Many Thanks to you Richard!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Perfect size for the three of us on a quiet street. Convenient to bus, tube and shopping. The kitchen saved us hundreds of pounds in restaurant meals.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convenient and Well-Priced Location

  • 3 of 5

As noted by other reviewers, this is not the cleanest of apartments. We also found most of the dishes and pots in the cupboards to be dirty and the whole place could use a thorough scrub down, with particular attention paid to the wall behind the toilet tank. The apartment is large and the directions for finding it were very easy to follow. The location is good if you don't want to be in the busy bustle of London. It's very close to the Shepherd's Bush underground and overground stations so we had no trouble getting where we wanted to, and quickly. The people who live in the apartment above are quite loud, especially when getting ready for work early in the morning and late into the evening, but when you're in a building of apartments you expect to hear noise.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Leilani, Thank you for this. We are improving our cleaning process and redecorating the whole flat during November so the flat will be sparkling for 2016. I am very sorry you were not completely satisfied but we have learnt from your comments. Thank you.
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Nice Features and a Good Price for London

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was plenty big enough for three of us and everything worked, including a very nice washer/dryer unit that looked practically brand new. Having laundry detergent available was a nice touch. The directions to the flat and for getting the key were excellent and we had no problems. The location is fine, not super-close to anything, but good access to the underground, and a very nice neighborhood. Although this place was satisfactory on all the important points, we couldn't give 5 stars for several reasons. Most of the dishes in the cupboard were dirty and had to be washed before we could use them, one of the towels had long blond hairs embedded in it (definitely not ours), the extra towels we tracked down were damp and and had to be aired out, and we saw silverfish. The sheets and bedding were worn but appeared clean. As another reviewer noted it did smell musty but we expected that as it's a garden (i.e., underground) apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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One of the best apartments were I stayed in Europe

  • 5 of 5


I was traveling in London for the Rugby World Cup. It was a great stay in this apartment. Even it is small, it is enough for a family of four persons. It has also a little terrace outside,which is very nice. What was really impressive to this apartment was that everything was working (WiFi, tv channels, oven, hot water, heating etc.) and, most important, that they are very well kept. Related to the location, you are in the heart of London (zone 2 - close to Shepherd's Bush or Olympia underground stations - 5 minutes walking) and in a very good area (Kengsngton-Chelsea). Museums (Science Museum, V&A museum, NH Museum) are quit close. City center by underground in 15-20 minutes (Oxford Circus). Usually I don't bother to write reviews, but this apartment was great. If I will travel again in London and the apartment will be free, I will definitely try to stay here.


  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Not very impressed

  • 1 of 5

The property was in the right location and was spacious but was not very clean, the bathroom had a very musty smell and the floor covering was not properly laid, there was also a lot of black mold around the bath and in corners. The skirting boards were filthy and the whole place could do with re-decorating. I do have photo evidence if you would like

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very sorry you found the flat not so clean. We had a problem that week as our cleaner was ill and we had to find a replacement who was not good. We are making improvements in November 2015 with a complete redecoration so the flat will be sparkling for 2016.
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
many bars
Nearest Ferry
80 Miles
Nearest Train
400 Metres
Kensington and Olympia
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Many restaurants
Car: not necessary

The property is 10 minutes by bus from The Royal Albert Hall and The Museums of South Kensington.. a 5 minute walk from Holland Park. 5 minute walk to Westfield Shopping centre and Shepherds Bush Train and tube stations. Central London is 10 minutes by tube or bus. .


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Kensington, London

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
23 Apr 2018 - 10 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rental rates are inclusive of linen and cleaning. . THERE ARE NO EXTRAS

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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