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★NEW STUDIO, CENTRAL LONDON - WOW!★

People4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 376 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning

Overview

About the property

Super-modern, professionally cleaned, studio apartment located in central London

The flat has an integrated Dishwasher, Washing Machine and Wi-Fi, with the local tube-trains only a few minutes walk away.

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The studio flat is very recently built so everything is in fantastic condition (including the furniture).

The Studio apartment has a double sofa-bed and coffee table, a new double bed, a built in wardrobe, a very modern bathroom with new shower room, and a small dining table.

The bathroom is large and ultra-modern. It comes with a heated chrome towel rail, an extra-large wall mirror and a double sized shower cubicle complete with a state of the art shower.

There is an integrated Washer-Dryer and an integrated Dishwasher, as well as a built in Oven/Grill and Microwave

It comes with all the cutlery, crockery, pots, pans, glasses, chopping boards, kitchen knives, aprons, heatproof mats, oven gloves, culinder/strainer, cheese grater, kitchen scissors, toaster, kettle, tea and coffee.

There is a drying rack, fan, iron and ironing board and a hair-dryer provided.

There is Wi-Fi throughout the apartment, and underfloor heating. There is also a stand-alone air-humidifying/de-humidifying unit for when it is summer.

The apartment comes professionally cleaned every time, with all bed linen and towels provided.

This Studio apartment has its own private entrance and has proved to be very popular with all guests that have stayed in it. There is a large supermarket less than 5 minutes’ walk away.

More Details

Property Manager
Alasdair McClenahan
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
28 May, 2017

About Alasdair McClenahan

My name is Alasdair, I was born in London and have lived here my whole life. I live with my wife and our old dog.

When you arrive, I'll ensure that either myself or my friend and colleague Rufus are at the property before you arrive. I will show you inside, all around the apartment, so you are aware where everything is. I'll make sure you have all my contact details so that you can contact me whenever you need to and I'll hand over the keys to you.

I am always on the other end of the phone, I am also available by SMS and whatsapp and Viber.

If you have any special requests please don't hesitate to ask me before you arrive and I will do my best to make sure it is ready for you!

Alasdair McClenahan purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Alasdair McClenahan chose Camden & Covent Garden

In the heart of central London so there is always stuff to do nearby. At the same time the studio is located in a small quiet Mews set back from the busy roads so you can sleep easy at night. There is a restaurant, a pub, a grocery store all within 30 seconds walk and the area is extremely safe day and night.

Within walking distance of just about everything central(British Museum, Regents Park and many many many more!)

What makes this apartment unique

In one of Central London's famous Mews'. An old road that used to be where the rich kept their stables in the 18th century now converted into a ultra-modern central london studio. On a very pretty and quaint little street just around the corner from some of London's biggest attractions. A true gem in London and perfect for a holiday stay.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Bloomsbury in London

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 376 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom is professionally cleaned along with the rest of the studio between each of the guest's stay. There is a BIG walk in shower, hot water always available and the water pressure is very good. There is a bathroom heater for towels and clothes, modern sink, newly fitted loo and a double wide mirror that opens for storage of toiletries.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , The Sofa-bed is large and can comfortably sleep 2 people.
  • The apartment is an open plan studio so there is a very comfortable double bed and a new large fold out sofa-bed located in the main room. All the bed sheets, duvets, pillows and covers are provided for up to 4 people.
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes:
All beds are freshly made and the whole property is professionally cleaned before you arrive. Toilet roll, kitchen roll, essentials like shower gel, shampoo, toothpaste are all provided as is washing powder for the washing machine and dishwasher tablets for the dishwasher. If your stay in for more than a few days, then the welcome travel shampoo and shower gel will likely not be enough for your entire stay (they are little bottles).

Reviews

Good! 3.8/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

★NEW STUDIO, CENTRAL LONDON - WOW!★
average rating of 3.8333333 based on 6 reviews
Gold Coast Australia
2

Could be so good

  • 2 of 5

It is certainly not "NEW" - the title is deceiving, it was new but is now very tired. The apartment is well located about a 20 minute walk to the Thames and some major sights. Buses are nearby (the best way to travel London) with a supermarket and eateries close. There is a great washing machine. Unfortunately it is run as a money making business first and very little thought is given to making the guests stay enjoyable and comfortable. Heating and cooling is a problem as there is no ventilation or openable windows. No toiletries, or consumables including washing up liquid, soap, etc were provided. The bed is a disaster, with movable slats which collapse through with you and the mattress following - needs replacing, or repair of the structure with new mattress. The place is noisy (a loose concrete slab outside the bed window and cars and businesses moving and working at all hours), with 2 street lights right outside and no ability to effectively shut out light - sleep is therefore very difficult.

There is plenty of storage but there is nowhere to put clothes other than a hanging space, as all are filled with cleaning, and other 'junk'. Crockery, cutlery is not thought through and you you get by, but sadly a little thought could improve the quality of your stay.

The place could do with quite a bit of TLC as it is getting very tired and has been flogged! This is simply a business and poorly run at that!!! We spent a week there and unfortunately the issues became a bigger problem every day. There was no point complaining as they were running a pressure fleet of other properties and you really were given the minimum time and consideration - not valued!! You didn't meet the owner but a property 'manager' - it would be good for the owner to live there one day and see what he thinks.

There has to be better value for the money elsewhere - so steer clear until they work out the issues.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Miami, Florida
5

Best Location, Wonderful hosts!

  • 5 of 5

This studio is located in the heart of London, with public transportation to everywhere only minutes away. Our first impression was of the hosts. Alasdair contacted us within 24 hours of our request and securing the flat and the payment process was simple on the HomeAway app. Our next communication was from Stefano, who gave us detailed info on collecting the keys, helping us with tips for transportation from the airport and assuring us we would be greeted at the flat upon arrival. And we were! Although check-in time was at 2p allowing time to for cleaning up from the previous guests, we were able to leave our luggage and pick up the keys, and he even recommended a fabulous local coffee place around the corner. The conveniences of this flat were numerous, from the comfortable bed, pull out couch, fully equipped kitchen complete with a fast heating induction stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, combo oven/convection microwave and a washer/dryer. We had a slight problem with the dryer, but our third contact, Rufus, took care of everything and was a pleasure to deal with. We LOVED this studio, the location, and the hosts, and are planning to return to London from our home in the United States with family, but will need more space. Fortunately, the owners of this flat own several other apartments, and we will be sure to book one of their properties, as we have confidence it will be as special as this ultra modern, clean and convenient studio.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Melbourne
5

Great Studio Apartment

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed my stay. The flat is really well equipped. The bed was comfortable & sturdy with memory foam mattress. The bathroom is spacious with dual shower heads, towel warmer a nice touch. I'm a very plus sized person and had no issues.

Kitchen has enough for most cooking purposes although it could benefit from a small saucepan. Comfy couch although I had really bad knee trouble & found it too low to sit on this won't worry most. Kitchen table & chairs also came in handy.

Wifi was reliable and tv good. Some googling for appliance manuals was needed to work the combo microwave and oven & washing machine/dryer but they worked as well as you expect such machines to - microwave before using the oven or the oven racks/shelves are too hot. Combo dryers take 2-2.5 hrs to dry 1/2 your washed load of clothes ESP cottons but the hot setting really was steamy hot. I never did get the dishwasher to go I could program it but it never started, no doubt a trick to it I didn't pick up on, but as I was staying alone I needed clean dishes again long before I'd get a full load in the machine so did them by hand.

The location is good, restaurants, supermarket & shops & bus stopsall within about 100m walk. Fairly quiet area, the flat is ground floor so u did hear a few loud ppl walking past on the street during the evenings. If you're a light sleeper perhaps a bit annoying but earplugs would easily cover it. But for a central apartment I found it surprisingly quiet.

The hosts friend who greeted me was friendly and helpful and had great communication.

Storage space for suitcases might be the only issue if there were 2+ people and lots of luggage. Under the bed would only take so much.

Highly recommended

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

it was very very GOOD !!! all about the home was perfect. The bathroon, the bed, kitchen, all perfec

  • 5 of 5

The localisation of the house and all about in the house was perfect. !!!

Thanks very much, we enjoy London very much.

The price, the point in the city, and all things in the house was OK, and the atention of Mr. RUFUS was very good

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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1

A éviter absolument

  • 1 of 5

Ce studio n'était tout simplement pas disponible lorsque je suis arrivée. On m'a indiqué avec un certain embarras que la location avait été louée deux fois et qu'un autre locataire en avait pris possession.

Il est à noter que j'avais payé intégralement le montant de la location le jour de ma réservation et reçu toutes les instructions en français pour me rendre sur place le jour dit ainsi que les numéros de téléphone des deux responsables de l'accueil. Ceux-ci ne se sont d'ailleurs pas présentés et m'ont fait perdre un temps considérable au cours de multiples coups de fil. (sans parler de la note de téléphone depuis mon mobile français!)

Sans recours, fatiguée, dans le désarroi, j'ai donc dû accepter une solution plus que désastreuse (une chambre miteuse dans une colocation très sale et excentrée, ménage sommaire, meubles dépareillés, appareils cassés, pas de papier toilette, piège à rats installé dans la chambre avec produit raticide...). Par ailleurs, cette chambre a été mise à ma disposition 7 heures après l'heure d'entrée prévue dans la location initialement louée (à 21 h au lieu de 14 h).

A ce jour, j''ai certes été remboursée du montant de la location, ce qui, est bien la moindre des choses.

Mais je tenais à partager ma déception et mon indignation. Le séjour londonien confortable que j'escomptais s'est transformé en une pénible expérience. C'est la première fois depuis plus de 15 ans que je passe par le site Abritel qu'une telle déconvenue m'arrive.

Annonce et propriétaire à éviter absolument!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Muy comodos y bien situados

  • 5 of 5

Si volviera a londres, lo volveria a coger. Situacion muy buena y realmente comodo

  • Review Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Lady Ottoline
Nearest Ferry
125 Kilometres
Dover
Nearest Train
0.8 Kilometres
Russell Square, Holborn, Chancery Lane, Faringdon
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
M1
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
L'Osteria 57
Car: not necessary

It is in the heart of Central London, within 5 minute walk of many tube and train stops, which makes it a great place to get around London. You can walk to most tourist attractions in a short time, and you get to really experience London by walking through the centre of London, with it's fantastic mixture of architecture from the last 600 years (instead of spending the whole time on the London underground!).

It is literally in the middle of so many amazing places that an easy walk or quick bus will take you to explore Oxford Street, Covent Garden, the British Museum, the British Library, Trafalgar Square (and the National Portrait Gallery), Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, the River Thames and South Bank (the Tate Modern and the London Eye).

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Bloomsbury, London

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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1 night minimum stay
£155
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£735
£2,460
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £35
Refundable Damage Deposit £81

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