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Tower of London & City Apartment - Spectacular views of Tower Bridge - One Bedroom Apt

29 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in St Katharine's & Wapping - Tower View apt Central London

Luxury self catering apartments in the centre of London - Sleeps Up to 5

We are pleased to offer two luxury self-catering apartments in this Edwardian building, located close by the River Thames, with the world-famous Tower of London literally across the road, and the iconic Tower Bridge as our backdrop.

Our two-bedroom apartment can comfortably sleep up to 6 people, Plus an additional travel cot - appropriate for a baby up to 18 months’ old - available on request. Our one-bedroom apartment is bright and spacious, accommodating up to 5 people, again with travel cot available on request.

Both apartments are elegantly furnished, providing high-quality amenities and excellent value for money, given our prestigious

The Tower Hill location is ideal for both business and leisure visitors alike. For business visitors, the City of London financial district is on our doorstep. For leisure visitors, Tower Hill’s environs are steeped in history, from Roman times onwards, through the invasion of William the Conquerer, to the terrible exploits of Jack the Ripper, a short distance east in Whitechapel. We then come right up to the present-day architecture of the Shard and the Gherkin, both of which are within less than a mile’s radius and easily accessible, by public transport, taxi or on foot.

The area is well served by literally 100's of local restaurants to suit all budgets and sophisticated wine bars and London pubs. Sight seeing and the Theatres of the WestEnd are easily accessible by tube, bus or short cab ride. We aim to ensure that our apartments feel like your home away from home and our location next to the majestic Tower of London will leave you with fantastic memories and wanting to return!

The views from each room within these elegant apartments located on the 2nd and 3rd floors of this small, quiet and exclusive residential building are spectacular. The nearby Thames path enable guests to take a relaxing walk along the embankment and take in magnificent views as they walk to nearby St Paul's Cathedral, The Tate Modern, Covent Garden and the West End beyond.

Tower Hill has an abundance of high quality restaurants, which cater to every palate and every wallet. A short stroll past the 'Beef Eaters' (guards of the Tower and the Crown Jewels) you will find St Katherine's Dock filled with swanky private yachts as well a wide selection of trendy eateries. Just across Tower Bridge at Butlers Wharf you will find Sir Terrance Conran's famous group of restaurants including 'Pont De La Tour' (Fish) and the 'Chop House' (contemporary English food). Both these locations offer alfresco dining by the river for that perfect romantic and memorable evening spent watching the world go by with friends and family.

Perfect for sightseeing and business trips: From our apartment you can easily visit all the famous sites without need for a car. Trafalgar Square, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament are approximately a 7 minute journey by Tube or 20 minutes by bus. This means that guests can easily access to the main tourist attractions such as St Paul's cathedral, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, as well as the National Gallery and British museum etc. Harrods and the hustle and bustle of all shopping along Oxford, Regent and Bond Streets are also a short journey by tube or bus but Tower Hill and the City also provide an extensive choice of shopping close by. The tour buses pass outside our front door if you want the thrill of seeing the sights from the famous London Red Bus!

The apartments are easily accessible from London's main airports (Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and Stansted) by Tube, rail or bus within an hour.... and London City airport is just 25 mins using the Dockland Light railway

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Details for holiday apartment One Bedroom Apt, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom

Wow... locations in London don't get much better than this! Look to your left and you will be dazzled by the view of the Majestic Tower of London and Tower Bridge which are nestled on the bank of the beautiful river Thames right in front of your eyes. These iconic sites form the backdrop to a memorable stay in this vibrant, exciting metropolis. With the worlds financial centre just steps away this apartment provides the perfect location from which to impress your friends & colleagues.

This Central London, luxury self-catering apartment, sleeps up to 5 people and is situated by the River Thames, directly opposite the world-famous Tower of London and iconic Tower Bridge.

This larger-than-average apartment has one bedroom with a king-size bed.

You can literally sit on the bed and look directly at the magnificent Tower,

the River Thames and Tower Bridge!

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Martin Hunt
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
23 October, 2016

About Martin Hunt

Experienced provider of holiday accommodation dating back to 1995

Martin Hunt purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Martin Hunt chose London

Because it is the perfect place to base yourself for business or pleasure

What makes this apartment unique

10th Century History in front of every window. Fantastic views of the River Thames and the iconic Tower Bridge. Loads of fabulous restaurants literally on your doorstep. Fantastic public transport options from Tower Hill to all parts of the capital


based on 29 holidaymaker reviews

One Bedroom Apt
average rating of 4.793103 based on 29 reviews

Wonderful Views, nice apartment and terrific location ...but.....

  • 2 of 5

We stayed in the smaller apartment. The large windows open to let air in and overlooks the tower - gorgeous views both day and night. The kitchen was fully equipped though we didn't cook during our visit. Very easy access to tube and buses - lots of eateries nearby. WIFI worked great.

On the other side, our check-in was quite stressful. After a very long flight and uber ride to get to the apartment; it was not ready at 3pm as stated. Jane told us to come back in an hour. She let us put our bags in the apt first and I noticed there were no wash cloths "flannels". I asked for some and she gave me one. She went on and on about how previous people had used them to clean their shoes. I asked if she expected us to share it and she said it was up to us. We left and came back later as requested. When we returned she came in with the food that others have mentioned - bread, cookies, oj, milk and butter. She said she couldn't find any other flannels and asked what she wanted me to do. I asked if these should be provided as part of the rental and she said yes - so eventually she agreed to go buy one after again on and on about others using them on their shoes. She bot one and brought it back. It was hot pink and I spent a great deal of time washing and rinsing it to get the dye out before using it.

We also noticed the first evening that anytime we walked in the kitchen our socks or feet would become black. The floor was so dirty we covered it with paper towels so as not to get dirty. i"m not sure why we paid the cleaning fee as the dishwasher was filled with dishes and the floors were not clean. The large trash can in the kitchen smells very bad and so dirty we used paper towels whenever we wanted to open the lid. The shower has no shelving so you have to put your items on the shower floor....shampoo, soap, razor, etc - all on the floor. The shower wand is held to the rod with electrical tape and some sort of shoelace looking thing so you can't adjust it all.

When we awoke the first morning we went to have some juice and found the frig had been turned off and everything was warm. It took us some time to figure out how to turn it back on.

In the end, I can understand some broken items and even missing shelving but can't forgive the place being dirty. We were asked to check in after the stated time but the place had not been cleaned and had to argue with Jane to get basic items. Too stressful.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review.... altho it is sometime after your visit your feedback is vital to us maintaining the great standard of service that we have become known to provide. As you say the apartment is in the most fantastic location and our many repeat guests love both the facilities and standard or service we provide to travellers. It is therefore disappointing to hear that you found certain aspects less than perfect. Having talked to our agent it appears that we did make you aware of the need to call us in advance of your arrival so that things could be ready. We often facilitate guests who arrive early by enabling them to drop off their bags before 3pm but in so doing this can take a bit of time our of our cleaning regime while Jane welcomes and orientates our guests. This probably explains the unusual situation of the slight delay in her getting finished. Please understand that we do not advertise or provide face flannels for personal hygiene reasons. I suspect that Jane's genuine attempt to help you by going out of her way to buy you a face flannel actually delayed her preparing the apartment for you. You might therefore understand why I find your comment about the colour of the aforementioned face flannel somewhat disingenuous. I am very concerned about your experience of the kitchen floor and dustbin cleanliness and I assure you this is not the usual standard. I was also made aware the previous occupier had accidentally broken the shower riser so again I apologise that we had the part on order. The Shower was fully functioning however in spite of the less than perfect appearance during your visit. Your final comments sadden and disappoint me very much. Jane works very hard to prepare the apartment on time and genuinely goes out of her way to assist with spacial requests (such as she did with yourself). I remain somewhat curious as to why you didn't contact me or Jane following check in to bring the issues to our attention and assure you that if you had have done so we would have made every effort to rectify issues where we can. Best wishes and thanks again for your belated feedback which I have passed onto to our wonderful hard working agent Jane
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Wounderful condo

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful views and outstanding location! The owner provided us everything we needed to feel very comfortable: kitchen equipment, laundry machines, bedding etc. Everything was very clean and new. He kindly offered to buy us a juice and milk when we arrived. We fell very happy and would love to come back one day!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location, location, location!!!

  • 4 of 5

We recently enjoyed 5 nights in the one bedroom apartment with our family of 5. My husband and I enjoyed the bedroom while the kids slept on the futons and a roll-away cot in the living room. Overall, the apartment is small, but has everything that one might need. A few extra linens would have been nice as I was short one sheet to make up a bed for one of the children.

The photos are true to what you will see when you arrive. The perfection of this location cannot be overstated; a very quick walk to the Tower Hill tube station and from there, all of London and beyond is within reach. Of course, the view is AMAZING and a delight for visitors enthralled with the history that London has to offer. I didn't mind the city noise as others have mentioned; I felt it was part of the charm of the place.

Jane was waiting for us on our arrival and had purchased a few grocery items for us, which was a lovely surprise after a long trans-Atlantic overnight flight, and much appreciated. We were happy with the Tesco market nearby, and the pub in the building was a fun atmosphere, however, the food left something to be desired!

The washing machine/dryer combo is VERY different from our North American machines and very SLOW. If you plan to do laundry, leave lots of time and plan to hang your clothes to dry and skip trying to work the dryer. I am happy to report as a mom of teenagers that the WiFi was excellent and all were thrilled with that.

We traveled to 4 countries on our journey and stayed in VRBO's each time, and of all of the owners, Martin was the most professional, prompt and responsive!

I would highly recommend this apartment and would be happy to stay again should I have the pleasure of returning to London in the future.


Regina, SK, Canada

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing views and comfortable flat!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do the view justice - the Tower of London and the Tower Bridge are right outside of your windows! Tube stop was very close and the flat had everything we needed. The one slight downside is it's a bit noisy at night with street traffic but you're in a major city and that's to be expected. Would stay here again in a minute. We also ate at the Kitchen multiple times and really enjoyed great English food reasonably priced. The check in procedure was smooth and we were shown all around the flat. Very organized. Would recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brisbane, Australia

Lovely apartment in fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful three nights here at the start of a 5 week trip. It was a great place to start our holiday- having the lovely view onto the Tower of London and Tower Bridge was a real treat (it actually looks closer than in the photos). Jane met us on our arrival even though we were later than expected due to a delayed flight. She gave us the run down on all we needed to know about the apartment. The apartment is in a beautiful Edwardian building, was very clean, nicely decorated and has a full sized kitchen . And it was great to have some breakfast provisions so we did not need to shop for food when we arrived. The location is hard to beat- we walked across Tower Bridge to London Bridge; took an early morning walk to the Hungerford Bridge and visited a few pubs on the walk to Wapping and back through Rotherhithe. Martin was easy to deal with and replied promptly to enquiries. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The apartment is clean, great location and great view of Tower Bridge.

  • 5 of 5

Martin and his secretary Jane was very helpful in providing directions, and instruction to get access to the property for check in. The location and view is exactly what is described in the property details, and the photos reflects the view of the street and Tower Bridge from this apartment. The property is clean with a fully functional kitchen. We did use the washer every other day during our 6 nights stay (summer of 2016). Our family uses all 3 beds in this one bedroom apartment. The location is perfect for us, 3 minutes’ walk to Tower hill underground and plenty of choices for restaurants within walking distance. The Hop On/Off bus stop is across the street at the Tower of London stop. I would recommend this property to friends or relatives. You can walk over the Tower Bridge to south bank area within 12 minutes.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
London City/Gatwick/Heathrow/Stansted
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Liberty Bounds Pub/ All Bar One
Nearest Ferry
75 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Liverpool Street & Paddington
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Brasserie Blanc (Famous Chef Raymond Blanc)
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Car: not necessary

Located by the River Thames and directly opposite the Tower of London World Heritage site. From our location on leafy Trinity Square you have many transport options including Tower Hill underground station (tube) which is located on the same Square (a 2 minute walk!) Lots of buses stop close by to take you all over the capital. All major airports are within a 45 min transfer time and London City Airport is just 20 mins on the Docklands Light railway. Being located on the river guests have the option of romantic evening strolls and the Thames river boat services from Tower Pier. The immediate area is well served by hundreds of restaurants & bars and there are 3 supermarkets within a 5 minute walk for those who prefer to use our fully equipped kitchen to eat-in.

Other Activities: Across the street from the world famous Tower of London & all major London attractions easily accessible by public transport, walking, river boat, or bus.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in St Katharine's & Wapping, London

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2016
3 Apr 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
Autumn 2016
30 Oct 2016 - 10 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
Pre Christmas
11 Dec 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
Christmas & New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Please note that standard pricing is based on 3 people sharing And a supplement of £10 per person per night is applied to parties of 4 or more people (max 6 people). Usually 50% of the total cost is charged to your credit card on confirming your reservation, with the balance due 8 weeks prior. If your date of arrival is less than 8 weeks in advance then 100% is due when placing your reservation. In addition a cash cleaning fee of £35 is payable on day of arrival.

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Accommodation and facilities for One Bedroom Aptin St Katharine's & Wapping in England

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom has a bath plus a separate walk-in shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Sofa Bed
  • The apartment is quite spacious. The master bedroom has a large double bed with views out over the Tower of London, Tower Bridge and the river. The lounge has a double sofa-bed, which suitable for 2 people and a further sofa bed suitable for 1 adult or two small children. In addition we can also arrange for 1 additional foldaway single bed to be placed in either the master bedroom (which is ideal for parents with young children) or in the lounge for an adult. For very small children we can also provide a small cot suitable for babies up to about 18 months/2 years of age.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Minimum age of renters must be 21 years of age

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