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Contemporary London living metres away from Hyde Park and Kensington Palace

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


Minimum Stay
5 nights

About the property

Please feel free to visit my other two apartments located within the same building:

Spacious one bedroom apartment offering accommodation for upto four guests, quietly tucked away within an elegant 30's building served by two lifts, overlooking a trees lined private space, hence ensuring peace and tranquility despite the vibrant location.

The apartment is suitable for up to four guests (two in master bedroom and two in an easy to unfold sofa bed located in the living room),

The building is located only yards away from worldwide known Hyde Park and Kensington Palace, residence of the late Princess of Wales, whose state apartments may be visited and currently home to the Dukes of Cambridge.

It offers 55 Sqr/mts of contemporary living space and comprises of one double bedroom, fully equipped kitchen featuring Bosch /Baumatic appliances, spacious living room, and a modern bathroom.

Our fantastic location will allow you walking access to famous Portobello Market and via a short stroll through Hyde Park, to other several London landmarks such as renowned Royal Albert Hall and a variety of museums, Science, Natural History and Victoria and Albert to name but a few, all unmissable during your stay in our wonderful city.

All other London attractions and landmarks are at your fingertips thanks to the proximity to two Underground stations: Queensway and Bayswater, serving the Central and Circle lines respectively and both located 150 metres away from the property.

Should you prefer travelling by bus, a bus stop served by an abundance of lines is located even closer to the property.

In addition it offers two lifts, concierge, CCTV security system, night patrol for added security, superfast 8MGB WIRELESS internet access, impressive 50' LED SMART INTERNET TV set providing 71 Channels, DVD player, fire alarm, and entryphone.

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Rafael J Carrizo
Member since: 2009
Speaks english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
15 January, 2017


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(112 traveller reviews)

Contemporary London living metres away from Hyde Park and Kensington Palace
average rating of 4.821429 based on 112 reviews

Beautiful and superbly managed apartment.

  • 5 of 5

The host's ability to accommodate our needs was impressive...we were stranded in Moscow because of the snow and arrangements were made by Rafael to accommodate our nearly seven hours delay. The beautiful decor, excellent facilities and a great location, made our holiday an unforgettable one. Isabella C

  • Review Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Place to Stay in London

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is spacious, very clean, and beautifully furnished and very tastefully, perhaps professionally, decorated. The kitchen is well equipped with almost every conceivable kitchen utensil, regular drip coffee machine and a Nespresso machine, dishwasher, combined washing/drier machine, plus also a clothes drier rack. Salt, pepper, sugar condiments are there. The bathroom had shower gel, liquid soap dispenser at sink, high quality towels and even first aid items in the medicine cabinet. London maps, guides, etc. are available for your use. There is a large screen TV in the living room and it is really a pleasure to return "home" from a day's outing and relax at this inviting apartment. The location is hard to beat. Two different subway (underground, i.e. the tube) stations within 50 yards. The street of the apartment, Queensway, has many restaurants, shops and grocery stores at your finger tips. If we go back to London, we will stay at this apartment again.

The owner, Rafael, is very helpful and responsive by e-mail, but you cannot reach him by phone. He provides you with the phone number of an assistant, who also will check you into the apartment. The number we first got before our arrival (to update on arrival time) was useless, because the person did not speak English, only Spanish. The HSBC Bank does not exist anymore on Queensway, so the walking instructions need to be updated; Starbucks is still there; Princess Court is at the Starbucks corner. The only negative thing for us was that the building is in scaffolding for maintenance repairs. This meant that the windows could not be left open (American third floor, Europe second floor) at night or at any other time when one was not there, and that the windows needed to be well locked. Alas, while the apartment front door has four locks to close, the window locks were hardly operable, and after struggling with them, with some help from the assistant, we could finally lock the windows properly, except for the kitchen. I needed to use a prying tool to latch the window because of built-up paint on the latch. The owner should have realized that the scaffolding needed well functioning window locks.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ralph, thank you very much for your extremely fair review. Whilst I am delighted to learn that you enjoyed all my apartment has to offer, both internally ( good quality towels, Netflix App, Nespresso machine, well equipped kitchen ) and externally, ( location, shops...) it is upsetting to learn that the scaffolding temporarily erected about the block put a damper on your stay. Despite having informed you about it before your arrival, I fully understand your comments and I would like to offer you my apologies again for this issue totally out of my control, as fixing windows and maintenance in general was precisely the reason why the scaffolding was erected. Thank you also for your note on the HSBC bank, our branch closed for business just before Christmas and I have been out at sea for weeks over the Season, hence with limited phone access, but arrival instructions have now been updated. I look forward to welcoming you in any of my apartments again in the near future. Regards, Rafael.
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Location, Location, Location...and very charming!

  • 5 of 5

My fiancée and I chose this apartment to start 2017 and had a fantastic ( but too short! ) , four days experience. We enjoyed tremendously the location and all facilities provided and were very impressed by the interior decor of the property. Rafael the owner, welcomed us personally as he happened to be in town and was super accommodating with us arriving late on a Bank Holiday, THANK YOU! Dan and Meg M

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dan, it was a pleasure to meet you and Meg and I only wish I could do so with all my guests! Your comments are very much appreciated and I look forward to your return sometime in the near future...after all Vienna is just around the corner! Regards, Rafael
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Great host

  • 5 of 5

Rafael and his team were great hosts. The condo is large and centrally located. Very easy underground access and a great walk through the park. I would stay here again for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for reviewing your stay in this apartment, Kevin. I am glad to have met your expectations and to learn that you enjoyed the proximity to Hyde Park. I am looking forward to your return someday soon! Regards, Rafael
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Very enjoyable apartment in a great spot.

  • 5 of 5

The location of this apartment simply could NOT be better. Everything you need is there or metres away. Well equipped kitchen, comfortable bed and very, very, very clean. Rafael's assistant was very kind and waited for us when our flight was delayed due to fog at the airport. We would recommend it, no doubt! Esteban R.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Esteban, your words are appreciated...It makes me happy to learn that I have met your expectations. I hope to welcome you and Nadia again, soon! Regards, Rafael
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Beautiful, comfortable, safe flat in cool neighborhood!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this flat. I looked at many choosing this based on pictures and reviews. Exceptional customer service and quick reply when I tripped a circuit. Great shower, comfortable bed, lots of room, beautifully decorated, strong wifi and excellent location. The restaurants were awesome and shops right there with Starbucks on corner. We easily went from airport via tube but took minicab to airport due to luggage and leaving during commuting hours. There are many choices to stay in London. This was a perfect place based on location, safe, comfort, space, rates and service. If we return my husband said to rebook. Everything is a beautiful as the photos if not more. Construction and scaffolding in other review is nothing to deter from your enjoyment. This is a very big flat. If you have long hair like me get a blowout it lasted four days! I did not need to hookup the hot styling tools Americans use. There was a hair dryer, linens and everything you need.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you ever so much, Janet, for expressing in such detail, your views on my apartment, it's location, facilities and the services offered...really appreciated! It gives me joy to learnt that you were so happy with your accommodation choice and that you found the information provided useful for your stay.It has been no doubt a pleasure to host you and I very much look forward to welcoming you again in any of my apartments in the very near future. Warm regards, Rafael
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Nearest airport Heathrow
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest traditional pub
Nearest Ferry
130 Kilometres
Nearest port Dover
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Nearest Train Station
Nearest Motorway
400 Metres
Nearest Highway
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Kiasu ( Traditional singaporean cuisine)
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Nearest beach Brighton

Our terrific location, only yards away from Hyde Park will ensure that you make the most of your trip to London whilst enjoying the abundance of shops and restaurants that the cosmopolitan Queensway neighbourhood has to offer.

Atractions like Portobello Market, Royal Albert Hall, and Victoria & Albert, Science and Natural History museums amongst others are all within walking distance from the property via a pleasant stroll through Hyde Park, where you may also visit Kensington Palace, residence in life of the late Princess Diana of Wales.

Having two undergrounds stations ( Queensway and Bayswater) on the doorstep will facilitate the access to all other atractions via a maximum 10 minutes tube ride.

Other Activities: Casino


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Bayswater, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
1 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$8 per night, per additional guest
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$8 per night, per additional guest
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$8 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$8 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Check in after 15:00 - Check out before 11:00 ( Flexible at no extra cost if no other bookings are affected).
Entradas a partir de las 15:00 - Salidas antes de las 11:00 ( Flexible gratis si lo permiten otras reservas)

No entradas después de las 21:00.
Latest check in time 21:00 hours.

Política de Cancelación : Se devolverá el 75% del coste total de la reserva, si esta se cancela mas de 15 días antes de la fecha de entrada.
Cancellation Policy: Reimbursement of 75% of total cost if cancelled more than 15 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Bayswater, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
Location Type:
  • City Centre
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • baño 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • The bathroom has been tiled with elegant black natural slate, and benefits from high pressure shower hose and traditional bath.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Main bedroom - 1 double bed
    Lounge.Chaise longue - 1 sofa bed/futon , Sofá Cama
  • This apartment offers accommodation for upto four guests and sleeping arrangements are as follows: Two guests in the main bedroom, on a queen size bed (135x200 cm). Additional two guests in a comfortable, easy to unfold and very resistant chaise longue-sofabed, located in the living room, which can be seen in our picture gallery in both sofa and bed mode (150x200 cm).
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • video player
  • Video Library
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis