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Modern self-catering apartment in a tranquil square near Tower Bridge

Bedrooms 1
Space 56 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

One bedroom, one bathroom, sleeps up to 4 adults + 1 child


TV with 50 digital channels

Internet-connected PC

Free Wi-Fi broadband

Double sofa-bed (1.2m x 1.8m)

Portable single bed

Central heating throughout the apartment



Fridge and freezer

Oven, hob, microwave oven


Clothes washing machine and dryer

Full range of cooking utensils

Iron and ironing board



Double bed made up for your arrival

Hair dryer

Alarm clock



Bath with shower

Shaver point

Towels provided



Private balcony overlooking the quiet communal garden


In a tranquil, gated square.

Free parking immediately outside the apartment, available on request

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
29 March, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Tower Hamlets in London

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 56 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Sitting Room - Double sofa bed plus roll-away single
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Small Cooler
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
We can accommodate up to 4 adults plus 1 young child. Please note that there are steps leading to the apartment, see photos.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

Modern self-catering apartment in a tranquil square near Tower Bridge
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

Just Like Home

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to stay if you are staying in London. Maggie was fantastic! She was quick to email me things to do, and answered all my questions. The apartment had everything you needed - truly Maggie has thought of everything. It was so thoughtful of her to leave a bottle of wine, fresh fruit, some milk and some treats for us upon arriving and a note with instructions.manuals (washer). The apartment is very spacious and the bed is comfortable, bathroom was a good size. I did a couple loads of laundry, (soap was provided) and it worked well. It was nice to have the extra space as we stayed for the weekend. It was also nice to be in a gated area with security...we even met a neighbour during our stay who was also helpful...Location was fantastic - couldn't have asked for anything more...We will definitely stay here again if ever in London again and will recommend to all our friends. Thanks again Maggie for everything!! Tracy and Henry CANADA.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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neat, clean, comfortable, quite, and safe!

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this apartment to family of 3 or 4 (or even 5 in my case) who are seeking for a neat, clean, comfortable, quite, and safe lodging place in London with reasonable rental rate. It is at the east edge of central London near the Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, yet the nearby bus and tube transportations can conveniently take you to almost all the key tourist attractions in London. We felt the hospitality of Maggie the owner the moment we entered the apartment -- there was a plate of fruits and a bottle of wine welcoming us! The rooms are not spacious, I have to say, but cozy enough for my family's need. The coach is a futon that can sleep two teenagers. There is also an extra roller bed for a third little kid. There is even a balcony facing the quite garden in the center of the community. Too bad we didn't have much time really enjoy the relaxation there due to the busy itinerary. If I remember correctly, this apartment also has a cloth dryer, which is rare according to my impression while looking for apartments in London, Paris, and Italy. I felt this comes very friendly.

Although we never met Maggie in person but we felt how he owner cares about the apartment and her hospitality. If you are planning economical expense at lodging in London without sacrificing the comfort and safety of the staying, this apartment is certainly one of your options.


  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Très bon appartement

  • 5 of 5

Très bon appartement. On était comme chez nous, avec tout ce qu'il faut pour y vivre (télé, pc portable avec wifi, jeux, livres, etc.). Bref super bien équipé.

A noter l'excellente propreté.

L'appartement est à 200 mètres du métro et du bus 15 (le touristique). C'est calme avec vue des 2 côtés sur des jardins privés.

On était une famille avec 2 enfants. Ils ont adorés, nous aussi.

Attention toutefois, le grand lit du salon est en cuvette et de ce fait est plutôt pour 1 personne que pour 2.

Pour résumer, superbe appart.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Feel like a Londoner pure

  • 5 of 5

7 stars :)

House very clean, comfortable, typical, with all necessary in order to feel a Londoner pure ingredients. Supermarket 5 minutes, 5 minutes to metro, availability of Oyster Cards (subway passes), computer, mobile phone, Maggie inclusive welcomes guests with fruit, some food and drink.

Tower Bridge, London Tower, City Hall, near the house and rest of the places in the city 20 minutes away by metro.

I, Bea, Monica and John were pleasantly surprised with so much on offer.

Back when visiting London, will stay again in BM.

Kisses to Maggie.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet and Comfortable near Tower of London

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at Bowmansmews for 5 nights in May 2014. This was one of the best apartments we have rented, anywhere.

The Good

- it's located in downtown London, walking distance (10 min tops) to the Tower of London.

- Similar walk to a big Waitrose grocery store.

- Very short walk to a couple of very good Indian restaurants and a short walk East Aldgate tube or Tower Hill tube stations and the DLR.

- The apartment is well furnished and comes with a full kitchen including a dishwasher and soap for it. It also has a washer/dryer combo including soap.

- There are a number of guide books and maps for your use.

- There is a balcony, over looking a nice garden (personal favorite).

- The apartment is on a Mews, so it is very quiet. There is restricted access to the grounds as well.

- The apartment comes with Oyster cards which are used for London transport. The Oyster cards have 2 benefits, obviously the speed at getting into the tube, but not so obviously, it is significantly cheaper to use the cards. You have to charge the card(s) with funds at a tube station, but you don't have to buy the cards as you are simply borrowing them from Maggie. There is also a cell phone you can use, a laptop and wifi.

- The owner, Maggie, is a wealth of information and exceptionally helpful.

- Finally a bottle wine, bowl of fruit, coffee, sugar, milk and other grocery items were there for us when we arrived.

The Bad

- There are 2 flights of stairs to get to the apartment. There is no elevator so if you are handicapped this could be an issue.

The Ugly

- No Ugly's

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect appartment for our trip

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une semaine vraiment géniale dans l'appartement de Maggie.

Appartement calme, confortable, chaleureux, très bien équipé, avec des cadeaux d'accueil (une bouteille de vin, une corbeille de fruits, des chocolats), un frigo et des placards remplis, sans oublier les nombreux plans de Londres, le wifi, l'ordinateur, les jeux de société, tout cela à 2 pas du metro, des sites touristiques, et de toutes les commodités, bref le rêve ...

Nos filles (8 et 10 ans) et nous sommes ravis et nous le conseillerons sans hésiter à tous nos amis !

Thank you very much Maggie, thanks to you our stay in London was awesome !

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Tower Hamlets, England

Rental Basis:
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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

In the event of cancellation, the rental deposit will be returned only if the dates that had been reserved are able to be refilled.

We ask for a £200 refundable deposit against non return of keys, breakages, loss and excessive cleaning costs.

25% rental deposit to be paid at time of booking, the balance on arrival. Secure online booking by Debit or Credit card via Paypal.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
Tower Hill, Aldgate and Aldgate East Underground
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Car: not necessary

Ideally situated just 5 minutes walk from: Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, the Thames and St Katharine Docks;  The Gherkin and the Financial District; Vibrant Brick Lane and Petticoat Lane; A cosmopolitan selection of restaurants and pubs; Large Waitrose supermarket plus smaller Sainsbury and Tesco; London Underground Tower Hill, Aldgate and Aldgate East stations. Situated inside a tranquil, gated square with a communal garden and pond.

Other Activities: Major London Attractions on your doorstep


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