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Adjacent to Buckingham Palace & Westminster Abbey

People5
Bedrooms 1
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Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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People
5
Bedrooms
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Bathrooms
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About the property

Very Central Within Easy Walking Distance To Major Tourist Attractions

With more than 110 reviews we are proud to have been welcoming guests since 2010 to our family owned apartment and look forward to welcoming you too. Recently we welcomed to our apartment the VRBO Bear - Read his review above.

Our apartment is 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.

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

Churchill's Cabinet War Rooms

Green Park and More Much More

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 - For help and advice, day or night.

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.

As reflected in the many reviews the location of the apartment and proximity to London's major tourist attractions mean most are within walking distance and considerable savings on time and travel costs are had.

Please Note, as of 3 March we are replacing the 2 single beds, with one double (for 2 adults).

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

More Details

Owner
Marc & Lizzy
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2017

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 and West End

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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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(112 traveller reviews)

Adjacent to Buckingham Palace & Westminster Abbey
average rating of 4.848214 based on 124 reviews
Virginia Beach, VA, USA
5

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: May 14, 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

Perfect location for first visit to London

  • 5 of 5
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The location of this apartment was perfect for our first visit to London. It is within very close walking distance to Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, the Churchill War Museums and St. James Park. We enjoyed walking a little further (maybe 1.5 miles) over the Westminster Bridge to the London Eye and other attractions. There is an Underground station about half a block away, which is also really convenient.

The apartment is one bedroom with a sofa sleeper and roll-away bed, which worked perfectly for our 2 teenage daughters. There were no surprises--the apartment looks exactly as it appears on the website, and we found it to be clean and comfortable. Although we didn't do any cooking there, the kitchen was fully-equipped. Accessing the building was very easy. We could hear noise from the street below, but nothing bothersome.

There is a Starbucks just steps away, and many places to eat nearby. We found one little neighborhood spot that we loved so much, we went three times!

Marc, the owner was super responsive and very helpful throughout the process. And since this was our first experience with VRBO, he made us feel very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review and kind comments. Was a pleasure having you and your family as guests. Marc
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5

Perfect Home Base for Exploring London

  • 5 of 5
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We are a family of four (11 & 14 year old kids) who stayed here over Thanksgiving holiday. This flat is perfectly located for those that want to explore the city. Westminster Abbey, Parliament, the Eye, Buckingham Palace, and other attractions are within a few minutes walk from the door. For exploring a bit further, the building sits above the St. James Park tube station, so attractions all over the city are easily accessible. We used the Tube quite a bit. We also did a lot of walking, so the central location of the flat was helpful. There is a Starbucks just across the street, and we found a surprisingly good pizza place not far away, too. The flat was clean and was a good size for us. We appreciated the washer/dryer, since we were trying to travel light. Management was courteous and made the whole experience easier. They reached out prior to the trip and during it to offer proper directions to attractions and stores, as well as ensuring our expectations were met. All in all, we couldn't have asked for a better experience. I highly recommend this flat.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeff and family thank you very much for taking time to leave a review of your stay at my apartment. Thank you also for the "Lincoln" cap very much appreciated and has been worn near daily when out with my dog for his walks. You were perfect guests and hope to welcome you back sometime soon.
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The Woodlands, Texas
5

Clean Cosy Flat with super convenient tube access

  • 5 of 5
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Our stay from November 6-9, 2016 was very pleasant in this centrally located flat. St. James Tube Station is just a few steps from the apartment complex's front door.

As mentioned previously, the flat is clean and well furnished. We appreciated having a washer/dryer combo to use. Compared to a hotel, it's so much nicer to have the space and comfortable furniture of an apartment.

It is very easy to arrive at Heathrow and take public transportation to the flat since the St. James Tube entrance is located within the same block as the flat.

My daughter and I felt very safe walking around at night. The convenient store is just steps away and we enjoyed being able to pick up snacks there.

Marc was very quick to respond and a great host overall.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Susan was a pleasure to welcome you and your daughter to my apartment in Central London and for the lovely comments above and in the guest book. Thank you for taking the time to leave this review it is most helpful to other prospective guests. Hope to see you back soon Marc
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5

Comfortable apartment and perfect location

  • 5 of 5
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As mentioned by all the reviews and the description, the location of this apartment could not be better! The apartment was exactly as described and sparkling clean for us. The building was also well-maintained. A small convenience store next to the building's main entrance made grabbing drinks and snacks at whim very easy. We really appreciated having St. James' Park tube station right next door and loved that we could so readily walk to St. James' Park itself, a seemingly infinite number of pubs, and many must-see sites, including, of course, Buckingham Palace.

A couple of FYI notes for future users. You are in the heart of a city and while the apartment building is tucked into a lovely and slightly quieter street, if you are not used to city noise you will notice it in the apartment at night. Typical city noise and not unreasonable, but noticeable to someone used to living in quieter environs. The fridge had no freezer compartment - no big deal but atypical for those from North America. There was no iron in the apartment - also no big deal but notable given most hotel rooms now include a clothing iron.

Marc provided exceptional customer service and the housekeeper was most kind in allowing us to leave our bags with her while she cleaned the apartment. I have no hesitation in recommending this apartment! SO much nicer and more comfortable than staying in a hotel!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jean, thank you for taking time to review your stay and helpful comments and advice to future, prospective guests, it really helps and is much appreciated. I would just like to pick up on one small comment, re the Iron, there is one for guests' use in the apartment, located in the kitchen cupboard nearest the door. I have past your kind words about my housekeeper onto her, thank you. Marc
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4

Great little apartment.

  • 4 of 5
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Place was nice. Roomier than any hotel. Bit noisey from the street below, bit if you are use to living in the city it is nothing you aren't use to.

Apartment is 4 flights up, but has a lift, which is helpful with luggage.

Great location, even our cab driver remarked how perfect of an area we were staying in to get to every where. There is a tube station on the same street.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kyle many thanks for taking the time to review your stay at my apartment and rating it so highly. Am very pleased to read from your comments in the guest book that you enjoyed your short stay in London. You made reference to some outside noise from the street below, yet omitted to mention this only occurs during daytime working hours and never at night or at weekends. To prospective guests considering booking the apartment if you have any queries or require clarification please do not hesitate to contact me.
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Location

St. James's Palace
"The Palace was built by Henry VIII in 1531 and has been the setting for some of the most imp..."
Westminster Abbey
"The Abbey is in the heart of London and has been the coronation church since 1066 and is the..."
Buckingham Palace
"The official London residence of Queen Elizabeth and The Duke of Edinburgh and their immedia..."
London Eye
"An iconic landmark and a symbol of modern Britain. The London Eye is the UK's most popular ..."
Big Ben
"Is the meeting place of the two houses of the Parliament of the UK, the House of Lords and t..."
Number 10 Downing Street
"Home to the Prime Minister and his family."
Clarence House
"The official London residence of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall and Princes..."
Hampton Court Palace
"Hampton Court Palace is a royal palace in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greate..."
St James's Park
"The oldest Royal Park and is surrounded by three Palaces in the heart of historical London -..."
Trafalgar Square
"A visit to London would be incomplete without going to marvel at Nelsons Column and the four..."
Horse Guards Parade
"Every morning the ceremony of Changing of the Guard takes place at Horse Guards Parade - 5 m..."
The National Gallery
"Houses the national collection of Western European painting from the 13th to 19th centuries"
Westminster Millennium Pier
"The River Thames is one of the best ways to see some of London's top attractions, visit the ..."
Royal Academy of Arts
"The Royal Academy's collection includes the finest examples of fine arts from the 18th centu..."
Harrods
"Harrods is an upmarket department store located in Brompton Road in Knightsbridge, in the Ro..."
Tower Bridge
Covent Garden
"has the opera"
Tate Britain
"London art gallery housing the UK's collection of British art from 1500 to the present day a..."
River Thames
SEA LIFE London Aquarium
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Hyde Park
"Hyde Park is one of the largest parks in west London, and one of the Royal Parks of London, ..."
Green Park
"Every year millions of Londoners and tourists visit The Green Park, the smallest of the capi..."
Westminster Cathedral
"Westminster Cathedral in London is the mother church of the Catholic community in England an..."
Tower of London
Tate Modern
"London art gallery housing the UK's collection of modern and contemporary art from 1900 to t..."
The British Museum
"Welcome to the British Museum website. The Museum houses a vast collection of world art and ..."
Victoria and Albert Museum
"The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world's greatest museum of art and design."
Regent's Park
Palace of Westminster
"The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lord..."
Selfridges
Science Museum
Oxford Street
London Zoo
Changing of Guards
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Fortnum & Mason
"Providing a range of wine, beverages, condiments, main food staples, and hampers. Includes h..."
The Monument
"The Monument to the Great Fire of London, more commonly known simply as the Monument, is a s..."
London Dungeon
"The London Dungeon is a London tourist attraction, which recreates various gory and macabre ..."
Apollo Theatre Victoria
Imperial War Museum
"free Great for kids on a rainy day"
Sherlock Holmes Museum
Museum of London
"Great for kids on a rainy day"
London
Liberty
"Profile and history of the London department store known for its importance in the developme..."
M&M's World London
"Great for kids on a rainy day"
London Transport Museum
"London Transport Museum's collection originated in the 1920s, when the London General Omnibu..."
St Martin-in-the-Fields
"St.Martin in the Fields - Trafalgar Square, concerts in London www.stmartin-in-the-fields.or..."
Scotland Yard
"The Black Museum, or The Crime Museum of Scotland Yard, is a collection of criminal memorabi..."
55 Broadway
"Part of our building is 55 Broadway is a Grade I listed building overlooking St. James's Par..."
Churchill War Rooms
"The museum comprises the Cabinet War Rooms, a historic underground complex that house the Br..."
Guards Museum
"Welcome to the official website of The Guards Museum in London. The museum contains a wealth..."
The Mall
Westminster Cathedral
"Westminster Cathedral in London is the mother church of the Catholic community in England an..."
Thames River Boat Cruise
"City Cruises Tower Millenium Pier Lower Thames St London EC3N 4DT"
Palace of Westminster
"The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lord..."
Shard London Bridge
"The Shard, also referred to as the Shard of Glass, Shard London Bridge and formerly London B..."
Nelson's Column
"Nelson's Column is a monument in Trafalgar Square in central London built to commemorate Adm..."
Victoria Station
"London Victoria is a Central London Station and is the second busiest in the country, just b..."
Victoria Coach Station
"Buy National Express coach & bus tickets for travel to over 900 destinations throughout the UK"
Southbank London
Millennium Bridge
Queen's Gallery
National Portrait Gallery
Natural History Museum
Piccadilly Circus
Sohot Bikram Yoga
"2 minuets from your apartment is London's Premier Hot Yoga Studios * Centrally located i..."
Queen Mother Sports Centre
"Queen Mother Sports Centre in Westminster offers pools, squash courts ... of facilities and ..."
Curzon Victoria
"Curzon Victoria is our newest cinema in Central London - come and immerse yourself in a uniq..."
Curzon Victoria
"Curzon Victoria is our newest cinema in Central London - come and immerse yourself in a uniq..."
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.

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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring in London
3 Jan 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£480
for 3 nights
From
£160
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£630
for 3 nights
From
£210
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Westminster in London

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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,
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • 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 2016 - New Top Quality Mattresses.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 20 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • 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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