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Modern 2-bedroom quiet apartment in central London near British Museum

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Bloomsbury - Herbrand street apartment

2 bedroom apartment, sleeps 6 in Central London, near British Museum

This spacious 2-bedroom apartment, which sleeps 6, is located within the heart of tourist London. A stone's throw from the British museum, the British Library, Covent Garden and its theatres, Waterloo Bridge and many more London landmarks. The flat is very quiet, situated within a courtyard and not directly on the street. For transport: Russell Square tube station is 2 minutes away with a direct line to Heathrow airport. The flat is also well serviced by bus route, with bus number 7 going all the way down Oxford Street. Furthermore, 2 minutes away is the Brunswick Centre, with its restaurants, cafes, big and well stocked supermarket, shops and cinema. For nature lovers, there are many green spaces in the vicinity. This modern flat comprises all the latest conveniences including a dishwasher, 'Mile' washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge-freezer, cable flat screen TV and free wireless internet access. Recently renovated to a high standard, there are 2 bathrooms (shower and bath), and a fitted-kitchen. Located on the second floor (no lift), this modern, sunny apartment is comfortable, clean and very practical.

The minimum stay in July & August is 5 nights other than short gaps showing on the calendar. Click below to watch a short film of Bloomsbury by Natasha Higgins: http://video.shoothome.tv/previews/gfL8WTzb-lZOAUJA9

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Anna and Stephen Higgins
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Polish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
3 December, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Lara’s flat was terrific, my wife had meetings at UCL and it was super convenient.



Lara was very thorough, and reliable, met me at the flat at an awfully late hour, and returned my damage deposit via wire transfer in a timely manner. All in all, if you need a comfortable base in central London, you can’t ask for a better spot. It is supremely quiet, and I felt entirely safe leaving my 11 year old daughter there for periods of time. She was also helpful with other advice, and you should have no fears.



Enjoy your visit to London!
Nov 2010
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(37 traveller reviews)

Modern 2-bedroom quiet apartment in central London near British Museum
average rating of 4.783784 based on 40 reviews
5

Ideal!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, very efficient communication. Thoroughly enjoyed our weekend here. Clean, spacious, well equipped, cosy apartment. Anna met us at apartment and gave us a tour and familiarisation with everything. 6 adults - so used both bedrooms and sofa bed - plenty of towels and bedding. Would definitely use again. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A highly recommended apartment indeed.

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 recently stayed in the flat and were impressed by its many qualities. The apartment is very well located (about a block away from Russell Square subway station - direct line to Trafalgar Square and Heathrow - and a quick walk to the British Museum). Close to parks, restaurants and services such as large, convenient supermarket. Although central, the apartment is quite.

The apartment is very well equipped, very clean and quite bright (however one must remember, it is in London). The kitchen is modern with quality appliances including dishwasher, washer and dryer in addition to all the other necessities of a well stocked kitchen. The beds were comfortable. The sheets and towels of good quality.

Our dealings with the owners were excellent and they were very helpful and nice (reception, advice and arranging transportation to the airport). What else can I say, i would not hesitate to recommend the apartment. A thoroughly enjoyable apartment in an enjoyable city.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location and comfortable well equipped apart

  • 5 of 5

My family (2+3 kids 5/8/11) were staying here for 9 nights.

We got recommendation for the property from friends and definitely will recommend it to our friends and stay here again. No doubt.

Property: well equipped, clean. Two separate bathrooms - is GREAT for big family. Spare of any equipment you can imagine - towels /soap /blanket /linen /kitchen tools.

Owners: nice, good communication via mail and phone when necessary. Assisted us very much with transportation.

Location: very good, close to train stations (and Eurostar)

- 20-25 minutes walk (with kids) to Piccadilly / Trafalgar sq,

Transport:

- bus 91 - to Trafalgar Sq.,

- bus 73, 10 - to Victoria station, Buckingham Palace, Natural History Museum

- underground Circle line - to Tower

- BigBus - most comfortable HipOn-HipOff. Others has too long loops.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good location.

  • 3 of 5

I chose this apartment for the location and was not disappointed. I had earlier stayed by the river for 5 days but had returned to London by train for the 2 final days of my holiday. I was easily able to walk from the station to the apartment (12-15 minutes) and the tube station to go back to the airport is 3 minutes away. It was close to a shopping centre, Russell Square Park, and the British Museum. The shopping area of Oxford road was only 15 minutes away.

The apartment was a good size with 2 decent bathrooms. We were disappointed that it had not been well cleaned. The seating in the living room was not very convenient or comfortable. As well, the 3 flights of stairs might be an issue for some. The response from the owner, the directions, and the greeting were all good.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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London Where You Want to Be

  • 5 of 5

My wife, her sister and I stayed in the apartment and found it clean, comfortable, and extremely convenient. Good restaurants just steps away and an Underground Station just a block away. Anna met us at the apartment, explained the appliances and other specifics. Everything works and is in excellent condition. The apartment is also very quiet at night: we slept very well.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming apartment

  • 4 of 5

We found this place to be exactly what we were looking for. Great location (close to Russel Swuare Station) and easy to walk to The British Museum or Kings Cross Station, good size, two bathrooms, comfortable beds. It felt safe and there is a Tesco around the corner so we were able to stock up on essentials. The only issue was communicating with the owner was only slightly challenging. We had one person from our group arrive earlier than the others, and she went by to drop off her bags before check in, at the suggestion of the owner, but the previous tenants had no idea she was doing this and were still there when she arrived, so she had to explain the plan to them when it should have been the owner. Also the emailing was challenging. My sister and I both wanted to be on the email chain however sometimes she would get an email only and sometimes I would get it only. Made things a little confusing. All in all, we would stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guests, Thank you very much for your positive review. To address your concerns about communications: HomeAway, for security reasons hide the email addresses, this can interrupt communication flow. Regarding the early arrival the issue was resolved immediately and satisfactorily by phone. We endeavour to be as flexible as possible to help tired travellers relax and do not charge any extras for early arrival.
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Location

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Heathrow
Nearest Ferry
76 Miles
Dover
Nearest Train
0.8 Miles
Kings Cross St Pancras
Car: not necessary

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Bloomsbury, Camden & Covent Garden

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
 
Autumn season
16 Sep 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£398
for 2 nights
From
£199
£1,260
£4,490
 
 
Winter season
6 Jan 2017 - 15 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£398
for 2 nights
From
£199
£1,260
£4,490
 
 
Spring Season
16 Mar 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£418
for 2 nights
From
£209
£1,355
£4,490
 
 
Summer Season
2 Jun 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£460
for 2 nights
From
£230
£1,490
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£398
for 2 nights
From
£199
£1,260
£4,500
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

BOOKING NOTES

There is a £50 service charge fee per booking
Discount available for monthly bookings
There are no other charges
Wifi is free
Stay less than 4 nights by arrangement
2.4% for credit card payments

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Bloomsbury in London

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 65 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • There are 2 bathrooms in this property. The first is a shower room with a toilet and sink, and the second is a bathroom with a bath tub, toilet and sink. Both bathrooms are designed in a modern way.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Lounge - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa bed can be made up as two separate single beds.
  • In this property there are 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, open plan kitchen and a lounge area with a sofa bed. In the larger bedroom, there are 2 single beds and en suite bathroom/WC. For the second bedroom with large double bed, the shower room / WC is off the corridor. For 6 people, the lounge area can also be converted into a very comfortable bedroom which sleeps two.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • tennis
Notes:
The 'Fitness First' club is within 150 yards of the property, temporary membership can be obtained. A maid service is available upon request at an extra cost, as well as a babysitter.

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