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Stay at the Best location in London.

42 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Lambeth

One bedroom. 75 square metres in all. Living room 50 square metres

This elegantly presented 1 bedroom first floor flat is situated in a prime location in the heart of London. A stones throw from Trafalgar Square, a short walk to the London Eye, just moment from the West End, Covent Garden, National Gallery and luxury shopping. The flat is a Georgian listed building in a one way no through traffic street right next door to the Benjamin Franklin museum .The hallway leads into a large, stunning salon boasting floor to ceiling windows, period corniced ceilings, marble fireplace, crystal chandelier and baby grand piano. There is a Mahogany dining table that sits up to 8 people comfortable sofa and chairs, television with DVD Player, video player and digital box, stereo system with IPOD dock will help to relax after a busy day at work or play!

There is a comprehensive collection of films and books for your pleasure. Broadband and WI-FI are available inclusive of the rental. The small kitchen is fully equipped with conventional and fan assisted oven and gas hob, microwave, dishwasher, washer-dryer etc, as well as a nesspresso coffee machine. The main bedroom has a large Queen bed with a deep luxury mattress and plenty of storage space. There are black out blinds and secondary glazing to aid a peaceful nights sleep. Bunk beds are available for children and a double bed-pull is also available. The bathroom has both shower and bath. Natural sea grass has recently been laid throughout the flat.

Travelling to the flat is excellent. The nearest Underground is Charing X, Embankment and Leicester Square. Heathrow is straight through on the Piccadilly line or a Heathrow express train to Paddington in 15 minutes and then taxi ride. The Eurostar train to Paris/Brussels is 15 minutes taxi/ tube journey away, similarly Euston Station, Liverpool St. (Stanstead) or Victoria (Gatwick) are all short cab/tube journeys away.

Keywords: one bedroom Apartment

More Details
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

rosemary and Olivier lallouette
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, french
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
8 October, 2016

About rosemary and Olivier lallouette

classical singer

rosemary and Olivier lallouette purchased this apartment in 2004

Why rosemary and Olivier lallouette chose London

This flat is in a prime location, is spacious and comfortable and stands apart from the 'conversion' flats so often found in central London. The living area is a real 'salon' with high ceilings and beautiful moulding works on both the walls and ceiling. It is a luxurious space.

What makes this apartment unique

Fantastic location. It is a little like spending a holiday with all the home comforts and feeling a little grand!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loved being in your lovely apt. Will be back as often as the bank balance affords! Cheers Rosemary.
Mar 2010
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based on 42 holidaymaker reviews

Stay at the Best location in London.
average rating of 4.904762 based on 43 reviews

A charming home from home in a brilliant location - absolutely recommend.

  • 5 of 5

Craven Street is a fantastic location and the apartment at number 35 is delightful. The bedroom is a little small but has plenty of storage in the form of hanging space and shelves. Bathroom was fine. Normally I am not a fan of shower curtains (instead of screens) but the curtain here worked perfectly, it didn't flap around and was totally effective at keeping the water from splashing everywhere. Good water pressure. Kitchen "small but perfectly formed". We didn't actually do any cooking while there but it looked as if everything you would need was there - very well equipped. Great having a washing machine but the drying cycle was a mystery to me. The clothes horse was excellent though and could be tucked away out of sight near the bunks in the lounge. It meant we left London after 10 days with all clean clothes for the rest of our travels. The lounge - well really it was 5 rooms in one! TV room, Lounge, Dining Room, Music Room, Study. (6 if you count the double bunk area as a separate "room"). It all felt very homely and comfortable, though to be honest just a bit cluttered for my taste. But the location - you could not find a better one. Minutes to tube, train, National Gallery, Piccadilly, Covent Garden, the Savoy, the Embankment, a short stroll across Golden Jubilee bridge to Southbank. Even walk to the Old Vic. Dozens of theatres and the Royal Opera House within 10 minutes walk. Stroll to Buckingham Palace or Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey.And many more ..... too many to mention everything. Great tube connections on Circle and District lines at Embankment , or Northern and Bakerloo at Charing Cross, as well as main line rail. The Benjamin Franklin House next door is worth a visit. The pub directly below the bedroom, the Ship and Shovell in Craven Passage, was mostly closed for renovation but when it did re-open it wasn't all that noisy, and things closed down at a reasonable hour. The Sherlock Holmes seemed to be always busy but never rowdy. One could certainly hear the buzz of conversation but it wasn't intrusive, and again didn't go on too late.

The proximity of M&S food at Charing Cross, the Co-op and Sainsbury Local on the Strand, Tesco Express on Northumberland Avenue, plus the larger Tesco on Bedford Street, meant it was easy to stock up on food/wine supplies. Communication from Olivier and Rosemary was always very prompt and excellent comprehensive instructions were provided. Am looking forward to a return visit

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough about this flat. Beautiful, clean and perfect location. We'll be back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Luxury stay in the heart of London.

  • 5 of 5

Olivier and Rosemarys Craven street apartment provided us with a perfect base for our 3 day stay in London. At the end of each days sightseeing it was great to come back to the spacious and superbly equipped home just off Trafalgar square. It was really nice just to relax for an hour or two in the lounge before hitting the local restaurants and theatre. The kitchen was equipped with every conceivable utensil and generally the apartment was immaculately clean. During our 3 day break we managed to fit in a day at the Oval for a test match, a tour of Buckingham Palace house and gardens, a tour of Benjamin Franklins house next door to the property and a theatre visit. All of this was made easy because of the central location of the apartment and we have already recommended it to friends. Im sure we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cocon chic au centre de Londres (mai 2016)

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons loué cet appartement pour une semaine et il était tout à fait conforme à ce que nous en attendions : un (grand) cocon chaleureux, bien équipé et avec un cachet incroyable. Nous l'avions aussi choisi pour sa localisation, à Trafalgar Square... C'est merveilleux d'avoir absolument TOUT à proximité (commerces, restaurants, pubs, métro, train, musées, etc...). La rue est charmante et le pub sous la fenêtre de la chambre n'est bruyant que le week-end, et encore ça ne nous a pas empêché de dormir... Nous y reviendrons avec grand plaisir !

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

I feel like this is my home in London! This was my 3rd time in this wonderful apartment.

Located between Trafalgar Square and the Thames, it is just steps from the National and National Portrait Galleries

and very close to West End and South Bank theaters.

Despite being right off the busy Strand, when you turn down the street of this apartment you find a quiet,

almost hidden piece of old London. The apartment is in a 1730 town house. The living room is beautiful,

with extremely high ceilings and floor to ceiling windows which the morning sun pours through.

The descriptions and photos are accurate. The apartment is clean. The kitchen is fully equipped.

You control the heating. The double glazing in the bedroom really does block out the noise from the pub down below.

and I recommend that pub: good beer and friendly staff.

The owners of the flat, Rosemary and Olivier, are friendly and responsive and totally trustworthy.

I just returned from London and am already eager to return to this marvelous apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magical New Year's

  • 5 of 5

Do not worry about any noise from the pub below....we were there over New Years and the windows block any street noise perfectly. This flat is as good as it gets for a stay in London....the Location is perfect as far as access to the Tube and for walks along the River or the Strand. Comfortable walks in every direction to several of the sights you no doubt have on your bucket list for a tourist stay ( Parliament is close and Trafalgar square and the London eye are closer than a walk around the block in the U.S.!) The flat itself has so much character - you will feel spoiled as if you are British aristocracy in whatever historical era you might fancy. and if you are a US history fan....Ben Franklin lived right next door during his time in London so you can transport yourself back in time and see the streets through his eyes. Will be back for sure!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
16.5 Miles
Heathrow Airport
Nearest Beach
73.6 Miles
West Wittering Beach
Car: not necessary

moments from the national Gallery, London eye, Covent Garden,horse guards parade, Buckingham palace and 10 Downing street!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Lambeth, Westminster and West End

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
22 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
new year
30 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £369

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Lambeth in England

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , heated towel rail
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Bed (1), Sleep Sofa
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
In the cultural heart of West End and Covent Garden

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