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Adjacent to Buckingham Palace & Westminster Abbey

Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Very Central Within Easy Walking Distance To Major Tourist Attractions

Our apartment, adjacent to Buckingham Palace offers unrivalled access to all that London has to offer, including three Royal Residences, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, the London Eye, National Gallery, West End Theatres & every conceivable store.

All the following attractions are within a leisurely 10 minute walk from the apartment:

Buckingham Palace

St James Palace

St James Park

Westminster Abbey

London Eye

Big Ben & Houses of Parliament & Lords

10 Downing Street - Home of the Prime Minister

Horse Guards Parade Ground

Trafalgar Square & National Gallery

Churchill's Cabinet War Rooms

Green Park and More Much More

Located in the heart of Central London, a neighbourhood known as Westminster that is a fusion of old and new, packed with iconic landmarks and listed buildings. It’s a blend of palaces, pubs, brimming boutiques and peaceful parks in the heart of the capital’s political quarter.

Transfers from Heathrow, Gatwick Airport or EuroStar Terminal are straightforward and without fuss. Full details of options and routes are available on request. We offer secure luggage storage for early arrivals/late departures.

Guests receive with our compliments:

2 Cell Phones (for use of).

Superfast Wifi.

24 Hour Emergency Contact Number.

Guidebooks and Maps.

Towels and Toiletries.

Our apartment is in a Central, Safe Neighbourhood. The apartment building has a lift (elevator) to all floors and secured by CCTV. We are proud to have been welcoming guests since 2010 to our family owned apartment and look forward to welcoming you too.

If you have any queries or questions about the apartment, location or London in general please do not hesitate to contact us.

More Details

Marc & Lizzy
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2018

About Marc & Lizzy

My apartment is situated in the Regal and Historical area of London's St James's Park and is one of only a handful of private residences close to the Palaces & Parks. I will do everything possible to ensure you enjoy your stay in London and leave with many happy memories - Marc

Marc & Lizzy purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Marc & Lizzy chose Westminster

Location, Location, Location. My apartment is in the heart of this wonderful city. This apartment is unbeatable and simply outstanding. On my doorstep is all that England has to offer and I share it with Royalty.

What makes this apartment unique

If you opt to venture outside Greater London, very easily accessible are

* Windsor Castle

* Oxford

* Cambridge

* Brighton

* Hampton Court Palace

* Stonehenge

* Stratford upon Avon

* Legoland

Guestbook comments from the owner

We arrived Eurostar after our trip of Paris and found this lovely apartment a wonderful choice even the tea and biscuits was a site for tired eyes, many many sites right on our doorstep was amazing. With this in mind we were able to very easily and safely walk most places and the underground station is also next door to the apartment for further afield. We felt like neighbours to the queen and the prime minister.
Dec 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Westminster in Saint James's

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Freshly laundered towels provided
  • Modern bathroom with power shower, bath (tub), wash basin, complimentary toiletries and towels,
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Living Room - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Double Sofa Bed for 2 Persons
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , Child Bed Can Easily Be Moved into Living Room
  • January 2018 - New Top Quality Mattresses.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 20 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


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average rating of 4.8355265 based on 164 reviews
Virginia Beach, VA, USA

Our stay exceeded our high expectations. We will return and will recommend the apt to our friends

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time staying at an apt in Europe and we were a bit nervous about doing so. However everything went smoothly. The apartment was very nice and the location was superb. The staff was helpful and responsive to our every need. We could not have asked for a better experience and hopefully will return again to stay at this apt in the near future. The apartment was convenient to everything a tourist could need or ask for; tube, bus lines, wide variety of eating choices all within easy walking. Plus have St James so close for a morning stroll could not be beat. Loved our stay!

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: "Capt" it was a real pleasure to welcome you to London and that you chose my apartment to celebrate your wedding anniversary. Warm Regards Lizzy & Marc
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  • 5 of 5

Great property! Marc was awesome. It took us less than 5 minutes to walk to the Churchill War Rooms and St. James Park and less than 10 minutes to Big Ben. Quick walk to Buckingham Palace too. We just got back and it was very hot in London. I mistakenly thought there was air conditioning and then realized I was wrong. Marc has two fans in the apartment so that helped and we had the windows open to help too. We went down to the pub right below the apartment twice because they had air conditioning in the pub. Usually in London, it is not an issue but it is very warm right now.

The lift was nice when we got there and left since we had 5 suitcases. The apartment was spotless and the furniture and beds were very comfortable. It was so nice to have a washer and dryer. Great shop on the corner to get snacks, drinks and breakfast. Wifi worked great. What a wonderful property! Thank you for sharing your home! We loved it!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sheila, thank you for the review. Look forward to welcoming you back sometime soon. Marc
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Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

The flat was very clean and the host responsive. Perfect location, literally steps from the tube which made navigating the city a breeze, especially with such a short period of time. Fantastic pubs close by, major sites all within an easy walk or short tube ride away. Would definitely recommend for anyone wishing to see central London!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words. It was a pleasure welcoming you and your family to the apartment and great to hear you left London with many happy memories. Hope to welcome you back sometime soon. Marc
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Great stay in London!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful flat in a great location! Very convenient. Would recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathleen, thank you very much for your comment on my apartment. It was a pleasure welcoming you to London. Am pleased you have left with many happy memories to continue your travels around the UK and Europe. Hope to see you back sometime soon. Marc
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San Jose, CA

Great location

  • 4 of 5

Marc is an amazing host and offered great tips on transportation prior to our arrival! The apartment is located right next to St. James tube and is walking distance to many attractions, cafes and pubs. The washer and dryer in the apartment were a huge bonus as we are on a 3 week trip and appreciated not having to go to the laundromat!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Lisa, thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay at the apartment, and although not mentioned was pleased to have been able to re-arrange the diary (at no cost to you) to accommodate your very (very) early arrival. You were great guests and look forward to welcoming you back sometime soon. Marc
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Atlanta, GA

Perfect location!

  • 4 of 5

My husband, our two young teens, and I loved our recent stay at your flat. The location was absolutely perfect. The tube entrance is just a few steps away and we loved being so close to St. James Park and all the wonderful sites of Westminster. We also loved seeing the horses go by every morning. We had plenty of space for everyone and the kitchen was quite useful for breakfast and lunch. We really appreciated that the flat already had things like coffee, sugar, and clothes washer detergent. The only (minor!) downside was the heated towel rack which kept the flat on the warm side. In addition, while opening the windows helped cool off the flat, it increased the noise because of all of the city traffic. However, the advantages greatly outweighted these minor inconveniences. This flat was really excellent value and I would stay here again in an instant!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Melissa, thank you for taking time to review your stay at my apartment. It was a pleasure having you stay and look forward to welcoming you and your family back in the not to distant future.
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Nearest Point of Interest
Buckingham Palace
Nearest Point of Interest
Westminster Abbey
Nearest Point of Interest
The London Eye
Nearest Point of Interest
Houses of Parliament & Big Ben
Nearest Point of Interest
10 Downing Street
Nearest Point of Interest
St James's Palace
Nearest Point of Interest
Clarence House
Nearest Point of Interest
Horse Guards Parade
Nearest Point of Interest
St James's Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Board the River Boat
Nearest Point of Interest
Churchill War Rooms
Nearest Point of Interest
Trafalgar Square
Nearest Point of Interest
National Gallery
Car: not necessary

The neighbourhood includes St James's Place & Buckingham Palace, Westminster Palace the Queen's London Residence that fronts the wonderful Royal Park, St James's with it's lake, formal gardens, wildlife & restaurant. Alternatively a leisurely 10 minute stroll will take you past Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and the Houses or Parliament to the River Thames and Westminster Pier. Take a riverboat East to Greenwich a World Heritage Site and home of Greenwich Mean Time where time zones start and finish or travel West to Henry VIII's Hampton Court Palace or simply a stroll along the embankment with it's myriad of shops, restaurants and street entertainers.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Westminster, London

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
16 Sep 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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