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Buckingham Palace Apartment

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 60 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

The Central London Den is a spacious apartment on the 5th Floor with a top floor. The Apartment sleeps up to 4. There is a state of the art 'eat in' kitchen with a dishwasher, induction hob, oven, fridge freezer and underfloor heating. There is also a luxurious bathroom with a shower and a cast iron bath.

In the principal bedroom is a King Size bed. There is a double bed in the living room (which, if required, converts from a sofa).

The apartment is set away from the local quiet street. It overlooks a pedestrianised area which is planted with foliage and trees. The balcony faces South West and receives sun all day long making the Apartment warm and very light, with light into all parts of the apartment.

You can read and see more of the apartment at:

www.centrallondonden.com

The 5th floor is accessed via an external glass security door (and keypad) and it's own front door. A modern lift (as well as stairs) take you to the 5th floor. The stylish entrance hall is tiled and the whole apartment wheelchair accessible. The hallway leads to the right. A beautifully finished luxury bathroom with a cast iron bath and shower, as well as programmable underfloor heating is on the left. The hallway further leads to a state of the art eat in kitchen, featuring Gaggenau appliances, a variety of lighting options, a marble mosaic floor with underfloor heating and a huge glass and steel wall and door section to ensure it is light and bright.

Through the steel and glass screen and door is the living area which features Two linen armchairs, beautiful solid oak and ash furniture pieces, a gorgeous Ercol chest of drawers, wall lights, floor lights as well as ceiling down lights. There is a solid oak futon sofa which transforms from a sofa to a very comfortable double bed, if required. The top-level balcony is accessed through a large glass sliding door and features two armchairs and a small table - perfect for a summer's evening drink.

The large double bedroom has two large windows with beautiful white shuttered blinds. There is a King Size solid oak bed with a very comfortable sprung mattress. There is a corner chair along with cosy lighting, egyptian cotton sheets, sheepskins and large cupboards for storage and hanging clothes.

The Apartment is stunning, spacious and filled with light. It is a wonderful place in which to spend time and perfect for a memorable trip to London. The Central London Den is a beautiful home from home with understated luxury to provide unforgettable holiday memories.

The Apartment is practically next to Westminster Abbey, Big ben and Parliament and only a few moments walk to Buckingham Palace, St James's Park, with Horse Guards, Whitehall, 10 Downing Street, Trafalgar Square, the National Gallery, Covent Garden ad the West End (Theatreland) within very easy walking distance. It is also very convenient for Sloane Square, Kings Road and Chelsea.

More Details

Owner
Torsten
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, swedish
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2017

About Torsten

I moved to London as a teenager, fell in love with it then and love it even more today. I live close to the Central London Den because of it's location right in the heart of the city.

Torsten purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Torsten chose Westminster & West End

A dream home perfect for a special occasion - it is spacious, light and fresh with real character.

Oak flooring, linen armchairs, a carefully curated interior with hand made 'crittall' rustic steel and glass doors/wall sections combine to create a luxurious yet unfussy harmonious space. Touches of luxury include underfloor heating and soft lighting.

The location is incredible with London's major sites on your doorstep.

What makes this apartment unique

♡Light

♡Spacious & Fresh

♡Modern/New - with vintage touches

♡Top floor South West facing balcony (sun throughout most of the day)

♡State of the Art 'eat in' kitchen

♡Central location (next to Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and Buckingham Palace)

♡Designer Touches

♡Marble mosaic floor throughout the kitchen and bathroom with underfloor heating

♡Lighting options

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Westminster, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • City Centre
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • New Luxury Bathroom with Underfloor Heating | Variety of Lighting Options | Huge mirror | Cast iron bath | Traditional luxury taps and shower | Marble mosaic floor | Heated towel rail
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • Sleeps 4 with a King Size bed in the main bedroom and a crafted solid oak double futon bed in the living room. Light and Spacious | King Size solid oak bed | Superior quality sprung mattress | Soft Egyptian cotton sheets | Corner chair | Sheepskins | Lighting loop | Bedside and Corner lights | Large clothing cupboards (or for storage) | Beautiful wide plank oak flooring | Two large windows | White shutter blinds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Buckingham Palace Apartment
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 18 reviews
5

Great location, clean and quiet

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was clean and bright and walking distance from several attractions. There is a convenience market on the same block for picking up snacks and drinks, etc. It is also near a couple of tube stations. Torsten, the property manager, was extremely responsive and helpful. It was a comfortable and quiet place to come back to after a long day of sightseeing. If you are looking for a location where you are surround by bars and night life, this would not be for you. It was big enough for my husband, my 2 kids and me and and would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Christie, thank you for your kind words about our apartment. So glad you had a nice time in London and do of course let me know should you have occasion to return in the future. Thanks again, Torsten
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Nice apartment but mixed experience

  • 3 of 5

This apartment is attractive and comfortable but our stay was less than ideal.

The location is very good in that it's quite close to Westminster Abbey, Westminster Palace, the Thames and Buckingham Palace and surrounding attractions. But it's in a sort of soulless building on a block of similarly charmless modern buildings. In the late evening the street is dead and a bit spooky. Lots of winos hanging about smoking and drinking during the daytime and early evening near the (happily secured) building entrance.

The apartment is well-equipped and comfortable, though the bed is set up with a thick duvet that was clearly not appropriate to a warm London season. (If a top sheet had been provided that would not have been an issue, and ultimately we located a thinner spread in the closet and just used it, but it's a mystery to me why the English rarely include a top sheet in bed linens. Or washcloths in their bathrooms.) The owner responded quickly and responsibly to a very aggravating smoke alarm malfunction, dispatching someone within the hour to disengage it after our joint efforts to reset it were not successful. No doubt the alarm situation and a malfunctioning tub/shower control that meant that you could only shower, not have a bath, have been remedied and won't pose a problem for future renters.

Bottom line: comfortable place and convenient to major attractions but the unattractiveness of the building and street were significant enough drawbacks for us that we probably wouldn't return. If you just need a good spot to sleep and plan to be out and about all day and into the evening, this place will be fine.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: David, I'm sorry you felt the need to leave a review such as this. The bath/shower has now been repaired - it's a shame you didn't let me know on your first night. The 'nest' alarm is being replaced by the manufacturer. For clarification our apartment is located in central Westminster and round the corner from New Scotland Yard. It is very safe and a great quiet area. (This is highlighted in many other reviews and I am surprised that you chose to stay if not suitable). I won't go into how inconsiderate and rude you both were. You also left the apartment like a tip. Almost all of our guests have been amazing and I'm sorry you were disappointed but be assured I would not let you return and I would caution other apartment owners about you staying. In cases such as these a degree of reasonableness is needed from both parties - particularly when attempting to resolve any issue. I felt this was entirely lacking on your part and in addition through your review you've insulted me, my home, Westminster and London. Sad.
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5

Clean apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this apartment. It was well appointed and comfortable. It was close to the river and many attractions. We enjoyed walking to Covent Garden and Soho for the many restaurants and overall fun vibe. We always felt safe walking at night. This was our first trip to London and we loved it. It is a beautiful city.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Immaculate and beautifully located.

  • 5 of 5

I spent a fantastic week here in a summer heat wave for London Pride. I'd come back in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic location. Feels like home

  • 5 of 5

Walking distance to everything you want to see. Very homely and very comfortable bed. Thanks Torsten.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Michael, so glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your kind words. Do get in touch should you have occasion to return and thanks again. Kind regards, Torsten
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5

You cannot find a better launch pad for your visit!

  • 5 of 5

Along with being a beautiful apartment, this location is in the HEART of what you are in London to see. You are within walking distance of Westminster Abbey, the House of Parliament, the Eye, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and numerous other locations. But it is still enough "off the beaten path" to remain quiet, safe, and comfortable.

The apartment is well designed, spacious compared to many urban locations, and very nicely appointed. After staying in a few very nice but rather small 1B/1B during our trip, we felt we could finally stretch out a little in Torsten's place. The bathroom is beautiful and very functional. The shelf above the sink gives you some area to spread out your toiletries, much easier than working out of your suitcase. The living room is comfortable and clean.

The main building also houses a small Tesco grocery just outside your door. With the modern kitchen provided, its easy to knock out a quick breakfast in your apartment before a busy day of sightseeing. There is also a small shopping district within a few blocks, including "The Laughing Halibut," a 4.6/5 classic fish & chips place. No car needed or desired when staying here. Many things are a few minutes walk and, if your destination is not, Uber was never more than 3 minutes away. Great, great place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Daniel, thank you so much for your kind words. So glad you had a great stay in London and do get in touch should you have occasion to return. (Thanks also for taking good care of our apartment). Thanks again, Torsten
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Car: not necessary

The Central London Den is located in a perfect London location - it could not be better and only a few moments from all of Central London's sights. The Tate Museum by the Thames is 2 minutes away as is Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Parliament Square, 10 Downing Street, Whitehall and the London Eye. Buckingham Palace and St James's Park are a stone's throw as is Trafalgar Square, the National Gallery, the West End, Leicester Square, Regent Street and Covent Garden.

The closest stations are St James's Underground (for Heathrow airport), Westminster Underground Stations (for London City airport) as well as Victoria (Underground and Main line rail - for Gatwick airport)

The River Thames is at the end of the road with river boat services to Hampton Court and Greenwich from Westminster, Embankment and Tate pier.

A beautiful bright light filled Luxury Apartment in the centre of London ensuring a truly memorable stay.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Westminster, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
1 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$394
A$3,111
A$11,408
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$394
A$2,618
A$9,767
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Strictly no Smoking within the property (although there is a balcony). Unfortunately no pets can be accommodated.

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