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Perfect Cosy Loft Studio for 3! Free Wifi-S/Kensington-Ideal Location-Cafes

People3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 425 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio Apartment, 1 Bath, In South Kensington near Kensington Gardens (Sleeps 3)

Welcome to the charming, compact 425-square feet Queensgate loft studio! Located in a beautiful white Victorian building in South Kensington, walk up a short flight of stairs and step into the building to see the original inlaid tile floors. Turn right down a short hallway and you're home. Enter this cosy apartment to find the bathroom on your left and kitchen directly ahead. Turn right and the dining and living room with large windows are straight ahead.

While compact the apartment has been beautifully remodeled, offers every comfort, sleeps up to 3 and receives excellent reviews. The price is great compared to small hotel rooms and you'll save a lot shopping at the nearby supermarket and dining in.

Please note: This is a loft-style studio so there is also a steep staircase with alternate risers leading up to the bed. The loft sleeping area is not recommended for elderly people and people with disabilities or any mobility issues.

Best of all, the location is ideal in the most sought-after neighborhood in London - where you can walk to museums, monuments, palaces, shopping and more! You'll be just a short stroll from Kensington Gardens and Museum Row, home to the Victoria & Albert Museum, Science Museum and the Natural History Museum. You'll also love being so close to the Gloucester Road Tube station where you can go direct and quickly reach the Theatre District for London's fabulous West End shows and shopping in Covent Garden. The Queensgate is a charming home away from home in London!

More Details

Property Manager
London Perfect
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 October, 2017

About London Perfect

Founded on a love for the London lifestyle, London Perfect is a boutique company that specializes in quality apartments in London’s best neighborhoods. Our apartments are perfectly located, beautifully furnished and offer all the comforts of home. Most importantly, they are centrally located: walking distance to London landmarks, museums, great restaurants and classic pubs, top shopping spots and London transport. We live in London and are there to offer a warm welcome when you arrive and help with any questions you may have. When you reserve, we’ll send you a useful information pack about the apartment, the neighborhood and London in general so you can hit the ground running.

London Perfect purchased this studio in 2005

Why London Perfect chose Kensington and Chelsea

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is one of the loveliest and most sought-after areas in central London. Many Londoners would dream of living in this borough, which is home to some of the most famous neighbourhoods in London – Kensington, South Kensington, Notting Hill, Belgravia, Knightsbridge, Earl’s Court and Chelsea. These areas exude London charm with their rows of Victorian homes, peaceful garden squares and easy access to the beautiful Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. Visit world-class museums in South Kensington, stroll along the Thames in Chelsea, find treasures along the Portobello Road Antiques Market in Notting Hill, shop the biggest names in fashion in Knightsbridge, imagine the royal life at Kensington Palace or spend a leisurely afternoon in Kensington Gardens. With some of the best shopping spots in London, classic pubs and great restaurants, you’ll enjoy all the best of the London lifestyle in Kensington and Chelsea. Reach all the top sites in London quickly and easily on the London Underground or by simply hopping on one of the classic double-decker London buses. We fell in love with this charming area of London, and we think you will, too!

What makes this studio unique

You'll love the location just around the corner from Museum Row, home to the popular Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, the Science Museum and more. Stroll to nearby Kensington Gardens where you can picnic, walk, jog or lunch overlooking the Serpentine. Visit Kensington Palace, once the home of Lady Diana and now the home of her son Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Walk to top shopping spots at Brompton Cross, Knightsbridge and Kensington, or head to the Gloucester Road Tube station just around the corner to reach all the best sights in central London during your stay at the Queensgate in South Kensington!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Kensington in London

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 425 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We charge a modest, non-refundable accidental damage waiver fee to cover guests against accidental damage.
  • Standard check-in time: 3:30pm to 7pm Late check-in between 7pm and 10pm: charged at £75, paid in cash on arrival. Checkout time: 10am
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Shower, sink and toilet
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Studio - Queen bed on loft-style mezzanine with riser-style stairs
  • Sofa in living room: Converts to one or two single beds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Notes:
This is a loft-style studio so there is a small ladder leading to the bed. Accessibility: there are 5 steps up from pavement to the building front door. Not suitable for persons with mobility issues or elderly persons.

Reviews

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Great Location

  • 3 of 5

Perfect location I would return to this neighborhood in a heartbeat. The flat is well designed with a great bathroom and full kitchen. The apartment was extremely warm with no circulation. We were able to open window which helped but a little concerned as it was on street level without a screen. Two teenagers stayed on main level ,the beds were set up the entire time, difficult to reassemble and create living space along with area for clothing. Overall the location was awesome.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Queensgate

  • 5 of 5

Great location, close to Hyde Park, V&A, Gloucester Road tube station (buy the Oyster card!). Many attractions are within walking distance. Enjoy a nice walk to Buckingham Palace, etc. via Hyde Park. Near several embassies, universities, safe to walk at night. First floor, easy in and out; no view, a bit of street noise but subsides at night. Stairs to bedroom were only used when we went to bed, so no issue and a good muscle stretch. No spices, etc. beyond salt/pepper. We were there five nights and didn't cook dinner once though. Made breakfasts. Nepresso and Bodum coffee maker; electric water. London Perfect equips you with some coffee pods, coffee, tea, jam and some nice welcoming items in the fridge. Easy grocery shopping at tube or walk to Whole Foods. The greeter, in our case, Daniel, is there to welcome you and explain everything, give you ideas, etc. We hit most of the 'triple triangles' on Rick Steve's list in four full days (there was a copy of the detailed Rick Steve's London in the flat). There's also a great map hanging on the wall, more London books, DVDs. Lushi drove us from/to airport; was well worth the cost. We were very pleased with the unit and will definitely be returning!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York, New York - USA
5

Queensgate

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time working with London Perfect and the service and quality are as perfect as our first trip. From the smile and professionalism of Lushi who greeted us at the airport and took us into London, to the warmth and hospitality of Tessie who prepared Queensgate beautifully, to the informative introduction of Dan who pointed out all the features of Queensgate, our London stay over the Xmas holidays was wonderful. Queensgate is a relaxing retreat during busy days of exploring London. The studio is conveniently located close to museums, Kensington Park, Gloucester underground station (although we as a family of four took Uber everywhere); Waitrose supermarket (look for the daily reduced items), and restaurants on Gloucester Street (try Memories of India). The flat is perfect for a couple looking for a romantic hideaway; yet also comfortable for a petite family. We thoroughly enjoyed the tranquilness and safety of South Kensington and will stay again and recommend this flat and other similar London Perfect properties in this area. Thank you London Perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Metuchen, NJ - USA
5

Queensgate

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time at a Perfect location ( Paris 2013) very nice accomidations. Nicely appointed and amentities, ie soap, coffee,paper towels, etc. We are very comfortable in London, so we did not need to use the office staff, but its nice to know they are there if needed. I strongly rec'd using their car service, its just so easy and they bring you right into apt. So much nicer than a hotel, coffee in your PJ's, a kithchen to make snacks, etc. I will def use again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
5

Queensgate

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at Queensgate. While we chose it for proximity to the V&A museum, its Tube links were great, making it easy to get around London. A bonus was being on the same Tube line as Kings Cross for ease of access to St Pancras and the Eurostar. The apartment was well appointed, and we self-catered using some of the local shops, particularly Partridges in Gloucester Road. The washing machine was also well used! The staircase was a bit of a challenge, which is something less agile guest may wish to consider. All in all, we recommend this apartment as a pleasant place for a stay in London.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Queensgate

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved it! Apartment was lovely...decorated beautifully in every way (and I am an Interior Designer)! Location was perfect...the street is beautiful and safe! But mostly the service from London Perfect was just that... perfect! They were professional in every way and went well above what was expected. I would absolutely recommend them (and I travel ALOT)! We also used Lushi's driving service and he was charming and prompt. Totally a great experience!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Point of Interest
Eiffel Tower
Nearest Point of Interest
Invalides and Army Museum
Nearest Point of Interest
Rodin Museum and gardens
Nearest Point of Interest
Arc de Triomphe
Nearest Point of Interest
Musee du Quai Branly
Nearest Point of Interest
Trocadero
Nearest Point of Interest
Bon Marche and Grande Epicerie
Nearest Point of Interest
Musee d'Orsay
Nearest Point of Interest
High Fashion Shopping
Nearest Point of Interest
Le Grand Louvre
Nearest Point of Interest
Jardin des Tuileries
Nearest Point of Interest
Place de la Concorde
Nearest Point of Interest
Paris Sewer Tour
Nearest Point of Interest
Rue du Commerce
Nearest Point of Interest
Champ de Mars Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Boat Tours
Nearest Point of Interest
President Wilson MAaket
Nearest Point of Interest
Four Seasons and Plaza Athenee Hotels
Nearest Point of Interest
Marmottan Museum-Monet
Nearest Point of Interest
Musee Jacquemart- Andre
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday studio in Kensington, London

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid Season
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£919
for 5 nights
From
£176
 
 
Low Season
28 Oct 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£874
for 5 nights
From
£167
 
 
Mid Season
18 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£919
for 5 nights
From
£176
 
 
Low Season
27 Nov 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£874
for 5 nights
From
£167
 
 
High Season
19 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,259
for 5 nights
From
£244
 
 
Low Season
6 Jan 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£919
for 5 nights
From
£176
 
 
Mid Season
3 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,019
for 5 nights
From
£196
 
 
High Season
1 Apr 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,259
for 5 nights
From
£244
 
 
Mid Season
28 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,019
for 5 nights
From
£196
 
 
High Season
1 Sep 2018 - 12 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,259
for 5 nights
From
£244
 
 
Mid Season
13 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,019
for 5 nights
From
£196
 
 
Low Season
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£919
for 5 nights
From
£176
 
 
Mid Season
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,411
for 7 nights
From
£196
 
 
Peak Season
29 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,831
for 7 nights
From
£256
 

Additional pricing information

Accidental Damage Waiver £39

For bookings of less than 5 nights we charge a slightly higher rate than advertised.
We charge a modest, non-refundable accidental damage waiver fee to cover guests against accidental damage.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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