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One-bedroom apartment in fashionable Notting Hill

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 570 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2 (sofabed for 3rd person)

Self-contained flat situated in one of the prettiest and quietest streets in fashionable Notting Hill. Just minutes away from many trendy boutiques and restaurants in Ledbury Road and Westbourne Grove, with alfresco dining at pavement tables in summer months. One of London’s main centres for antiques, with the famous Portobello Road market only 8 minutes walk. Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens also in easy reach by foot.

Small Sainsburys supermarket just round the corner, and Whiteleys shopping mall with multiplex cinema 8 minutes away on foot.

Bus stop just two minutes away - frequent buses to all parts of central London. Notting Hill Gate tube (Central, Circle and District lines)

Well-equipped flat with wireless broadband internet access, phone, TV etc - large fully equipped kitchen with double oven and microwave. Pretty little patio garden.

More Details

Owner
Val Petch
Member since: 2001
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
28 June, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Bayswater in City of Westminster

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 570 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • 1 double (2 singles pushed together) - 1 sofabed in dining area
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Notes:
With spacious kitchen and eating area for 2. One week minimum stay. French windows onto patio garden. Linen, pay phone, T.V hot water etc all inclusive. Internet access (wireless broadband). Within easy reach museums, theatreland, Portobello Market etc. Nearest tube: Notting Hill Gate (10 minutes walk). Buses to all parts of London 2 minutes walk away. The bathroom has a bath with a hand held power shower.attachment.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(41 traveller reviews)

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One-bedroom apartment in fashionable Notting Hill
average rating of 4.780488 based on 41 reviews
5

Couldn't have been much better

  • 5 of 5

Quite wonderful: the neighborhood is upmarket, but the street is very quiet; access is easy (about 6 steps down, and 3 steps up at back of flat); multiple bus lines are a block or two away; a great pub is nearby (good beer and cider, and trivia night is fun), there are multiple restaurants along the shopping street (our favorite was Cote, but we wanted to try many others), and the original Ottolenghi's--now primarily a take-away deli--is 2 blocks away. The kitchen is well-arranged and supplied, the beds are comfortable, the house cleaner (a delightful woman who also welcomed us with the key when we arrived) comes once a week, the bathtub is deep with plenty of hot water, and there's a sweet patio in the back. Plus the owner is extremely charming and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 11-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Sayre and Diane for your nice review. It was great to meet you and I'm really delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our flat in our delightful neighbourhood . Val
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5

Convenient location with easy transit access

  • 5 of 5

For those travelers familiar with metro transport, this location is easy access to the rental as well as most every tourist attraction. Even if you are a first time subway/tube user, it can be mastered with just a few trips.

Val was most helpful with providing specific route instructions for transport from Heathrow to the end point, including the bus connections.

The trip from the airport requires 1 change of tube lines, and upon arrival at the Notting Hill Gate station, a choice of 3 bus lines to reach the rental. Even more convenient, the longest wait for a bus was 2 minutes; 3 stops later (about 3 minutes) and the exit to the apartment is completed.

The neighborhood is quiet and close walking distance to multiple restaurants, groceries, laundry, and pubs. Per the amenities listed, all the comforts of home are available.

Perhaps the only non-ideal set ups are:

1. The beds are 2 singles pushed together. For those couples, like us, who "spoon" each other at night, it will be a challenge as trying to snuggle in a single bed isn't easy.

2. There is no proper shower. The bathroom has a roomy tub with a hand held shower attachment. However, there are no protective shower curtains, and the front end of the tub where the faucet is located, standing is not an option. The staircase angles upward over the tub. We finally settled with a combo approach. Hair wash with the shower attachment, and a bath for the rest of the cleaning.

Val was most helpful in promptly answering all questions as well as giving tips for everything from shopping to restaurant recommendations. For any travelers who can expand their horizons beyond staying in the heart of city centre, I would advocate using this space. Note, we used the Oyster/Tourist 7 Day pass for zones 1 and 2. We certainly got our money's worth and more!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best if you like baths

  • 3 of 5

This property was really quite nice and the owner very attentive but it had one serious drawback. We found it very difficult to use the shower. It is located under the stairs and the slant of the stairs above takes up more than half of the vertical space for the shower.

Otherwise we enjoyed the easy access to multiple bus and underground stations.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Susan, I’m really sorry you were so disappointed with the shower. I’ve been very careful in the description of the apartment to say that in the bathroom there is a bath tub and that it has only got a hand held shower attachment. It was never meant to sound that it was a walk in shower. I’ll talk to Homeaway and see what they suggest about different wording. Apologies. Val P.S. the tub is a full size one!
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4

excellent location

  • 4 of 5

An unusual garden-level flat - you enter through a nice size bedroom, which leads to an extremely well-equipped pleasant kitchen, a tiny sitting/eating area up three steps from kitchen and that opens onto a nice, private little garden area - would be wonderful in the summer. The host is most accommodating and looks after her guests in a very personal way. The neighborhood is architecturally interesting, has great bus service and heaven sent for foodies! Anna

  • Review Submitted: 12-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A nice stay

  • 5 of 5

Abbiamo trascorso un bel soggiorno in un appartamentino simpatico, confortevole e adeguato alle nostre necessità.

La posizione è tranquilla e priva di rumori e molto vicina a Portobello Road nel quartiere di Notting Hill.

Le fermate dei bus sono molto vicine e ci sono numerose linee per i collegamenti con la stazione metro di Notting Hill.

C'è una bella Chiesa Cattolica molto vicina dove abbiamo celebrato la Messa di Natale con cori suggestivi.

La proprietaria è molto gentile e disponibile per ogni necessità.

Un bel soggiorno!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie Riccardo! Val
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5

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

This location was absolutely perfect for us. We took a very short bus ride to Notting Hill Gate station, and from there we were able to get to all parts of Central London quickly and easily, We had a very short walk to the grocery store, and we could walk to Portobello Market. The street is quiet, but it's within very easy walking distance of shops and restaurants. The host was extremely helpful with answering questions and making suggestions. Val is amiable and friendly and goes out of her way to ensure a pleasant stay.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, it was a pleasure having you to stay. I'm so glad you enjoyed our area even though the weather was the coldest London has had for years!
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Location

Car: not necessary

Notting Hill is a fashionable area just north-west of Hyde Park. It is within easy reach of all parts of central London. Walking distance from famous Portobello Market.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Bayswater, London

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£400
for 4 nights
£700
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Minimum stay 1 week, extra days at 95 pounds per night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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