2 Bed 1 bath Apartment in Leicester Square/Piccadilly Circus
Floor No.(with elevator)
- Family/child friendly
- Elevator in building
- Lockable room
|Address||Newport Ct, WC2H 7PX London, United Kingdom|
|Response time||A few hours|
Film premiers – Leicester Square
Shopping -- Covent Garden, Oxford Street
Theatres – London West End, 50 theatres nearby.
Food – China Town is on the ground floor, hundreds of restaurants/cafe.
Museums – British museum (15min walk), National Gallery
Royal – Buckingham Palace, St James Park, Hyde Park are all 15 minutes walk.
GETTING TO THE FLAT: Leicester Square Station
from HEATHROW AIRPORT:
by underground (45min) take Piccadilly Line(dark blue colour on tube map) to Leicester Square.
by Heathrow Express train (15-20mins) to Paddington Rail Station. From Paddington Station by underground take Bakerloo (brown line) to Piccadilly Circus, then 5min walk.
from STANSTED AIRPORT:
about 35 miles north-east of central London.
by Standsted Express (45-50mins) to Liverpool Street Rail Station. From Liverpool Street Station by underground, take Central Line(red colour) change at Totthenham Court Road for Northen Line(black colour) going southbound towards Leicester Square.
from GATWICK AIRPORT:
about 30 miles south of central London.
by Gatwick Express or Southern Rail (30-35mins) to Victoria Rail Station.
From Victoria Station by underground take Victoria Line( light blue colour) change at Green Park for Piccadilly Line(dark blue colour) going eastbound towards Leicester Square.
from LUTON AIRPORT:
by First Capitol Connect rail from Luton Parkway train station (25-30mins) to King's Cross St.Pancras International. Piccadilly line to Leicester Square station.
This is a apartment within a large secure block. There are three sets of lifts and it's on the 2nd floor.
Bedroom 1 – large double bedroom with plenty of space to move about.
Bedroom 2 – small double room with fitted cabinet.
Kitchen -- fully quipped kitchen with 3 ring electric hobs, a washing machine and family sized fridge/freezer.
Bathroom – standard bath with shower, toilet and wash basin. Simple, bright and clean.
Beddings are provided. Please kindly bring your own bath towels. This is due to the fact that a few of the previous guests were unsatisfactory about home cleaned towels and the quantity supplied. I therefore decided not to provide towels any more, I am simply unable to meet the high expectation of some of the guests. I am also tired of trying to wash out stains such as make-up, baby oil, hair dyes etc from towels. My new towels are often subjected to uses which I am sure people won't do to their own towels.
I know some of you travel far, as long as you are not fussy about my towels, I would be happy to provide them.
I have a single sofabed and also baby cot with sheets available on request.
I would say this apartment is very well suited to a family of four or five. The location is great and everything is so conveniently located.
Because we live very close to the flat (10min walk), so if you experience any problem, we can usually come around and help out pretty quickly.
I also state that the apartment and the building is absolutely NON SMOKING. I expect all guests to respect this rule.
Just a few things I am clarifying from various feedbacks from guests, so guests can be clear about the apartment:
1. This is not a luxury hotel -- it's a comfortable home, but I don't stock piles of professional laundered towels and beddings. If you want professional laundered towels and beddings, I can hire them for you at supplier's cost from hotel linen services, the price quote is anything from 20 pounds to 30 pounds for a set.
2. Water pressure is low -- this is a common issue for flats in Central London area. I have new combi boiler, but the water pressure isn't something I can fix.
3. The building -- there are many other flats in the building. It's not a historic house or new build. It was built in the early 80s, plain looking and basic in communal areas. Please don't expect luxury carpeted corridors and flower decorations. The bonus is that it has lifts, many other flats in the area only have stairs.
4. Noise -- the windows have secondary glazing, but there are still light noises from the street. So if you are from a peaceful countryside, then it may be too noisy for you.
We are easy going hosts and we do our best to help and accommodate your requests. Any questions, please do ask.
200 GBP or Euro deposit on arrival and will be refunded on departure.
|Price for > 3 guests||$ 43 AU per guest/night extra|
|Check-in after||On arrangement|
|Check-in before||On arrangement|
|Check-out before||11 AM|
Das Appartement liegt an einer super Lage (Anfangs China Town)! Nur wenige Minuten vom Leicester Square und der Oxford Street. Das Wohnhaus selbst ist nicht sehr ansprechend (alt, dreckig, kleine Gasse). Jedoch für ein paar Tage ist es sehr zu empfehlen. Das Appartement hat alles was man braucht (2 Schlafzimmer, 1 Bad, Küche/Wohnbereich) und ist sehr schön gestaltet. Für einen kurzen Trip sehr zu empfehlen. Die Gastgeberin war manchmal nicht sofort erreichbar, aber sie gab sich sehr Mühe und schlussendlich klappte alles (Schüsselübergabe, etc.).
Walking distance to Oxford street and cozy Covent Garden.
Nice host and easy to communicate with over email.
Uns hat die Wohnung super gefallen - klein, aber gemütlich und sehr zentral gelegen. In der Nacht ist es nicht ganz ruhig, aber wenn man selber das Nachtleben geniessen will, stört das überhaupt nicht. Und man ist ganz nahe bei Restaurants, Bars und Clubs...
Ich würde die Wohnung auf jeden Fall für junge Leute weiterempfehlen.
The apartment was clean and exactly like in the add and the host was easy to contact. I recomend this host
We (2 adults, 3 children) had a great stay in London! The communication with the landlady has worked perfectly from the start, the location of the apartment can not be beat, you are right in the middle and can reach almost all the sights on foot well. That there in the middle of a big city at night is loud, we did not find unusually :-) We come back in any case!
Wir (2 Erwachsene, 3 Kinder) hatten einen großartigen Aufenthalt in London! Die Kommunikation mit der Vermieterin hat von Anfang an perfekt geklappt, die Lage der Wohnung ist nicht zu toppen, man ist mitten drin und kann fast alle Sehenswürdigkeiten zu Fuß gut erreichen. Dass es mitten in einer Großstadt nachts laut ist, fanden wir nicht ungewöhnlich :-) Wir kommen auf alle Fälle wieder!
I will make a brief summary:
The best apartment location. In the heart of London nightlife district and movement, leading some noise. No trust in the pictures because it is not as nice as it looks. TV does not work, there is a comfortable sofa for 4 people well, the 5th maldormirá a 60x90 chair that if you are lucky to get pillows and cushions as a mattress. When we had a leak, the kitchen stool had 3 inches of water that we never knew where it came from and despite being warned that our flight arrived at Stansted at 22:00 and arrive at 00:00 or so, we reproached wearing half an hour waiting, we started well !, that's why I understand that money does not correspond as 958 euros for 3 nights it seems excessive. In our case we will only sleep and shower, then we get along not so good conditions that were offered. That if, if you are going to do the same as us, ie the shortest possible time to spend there, the location is perfect, metro station 20 meters away and 5 minutes from everything. We hope that if reservais, you may know what we've found us.
Haré un breve resumen:
Lo mejor del apartamento la ubicación. En pleno centro de Londres, zona de marcha y movimiento, lo que conlleva un poco de ruido. No fiaros de las fotos porque no es tan bonito como parece. La tele no funciona, no hay un sofá cómodo, para 4 personas bien, la 5ª maldormirá en un sillon de 60x90 eso si tiene suerte de ponerse las almohadas y cojines a modo de colchon. Cuando llegamos habia una gotera, el taburete de la cocina tenia 3 dedos de agua que nunca supimos de donde salia y pese haber avisado que nuestro vuelo llegaba a Standsted a las 22:00 y que llegaríamos a las 00:00 más o menos, nos echaron en cara que llevaba media hora esperando, vamos que empezamos bien!, por eso entiendo que calidad precio no se corresponde ya que 958 euros para 3 noches me parece excesivo. En nuestro caso solo vamos a dormir y ducharnos, por tanto llevamos bien las no tan buenas condiciones que se ofertaron. Eso si, si vais a hacer lo mismo que nosotros, es decir pasar el mínimo tiempo posible alli, la ubicación es perfecta, parada de metro a 20 metros y a 5 minutos de todo. Esperamos que si reservais, sepais lo que nos hemos encontrado nosotros.
Apartment very well and very nice Hui.
Appartement très bien et Hui très sympa.
We had a very enjoyable stay here! 5 good friends on their annual shopping, theatre, dinner and dancing event in the city. Apartment is perfectly located for this.
Have never used Wimdu before but the process was really quite good - any questions were emailed to the host and you got a quick response.
Helen was absolutely brilliant and met us to check us in at the time agreed and was happy to get up and check us out early.
The apartment had everything we needed for our overnight stay. We had lunch, dinner and breakfast out but could easily have used the facilities in the apartment. It was quite noisy at night but you are in the centre of London so this was totally expected. Would definitely stay here again!
Apartment very well located, right in the center, perfect!
Noisy despite the double glazing.
We have not had the pleasure of meeting Helen and so do not have to take his advice, we just got on the phone.
Possibility to leave luggage before our arrival and into the afternoon on the day of our departure, which is very significant.
Apartment very well for 4 people, a small error in the presentation, there is a bathroom.
Very correct, but it would still improve the household.
Appartement très bien situé, plein centre, idéal !
Bruyant malgré le double vitrage.
Nous n'avons pas eu le plaisir de rencontrer Hélène et ainsi n'avons pas profiter de ses conseils, nous l'avons juste eu au téléphone.
Possibilité de laisser les valises plus tôt à notre arrivée et jusque dans l'après-midi le jour de notre départ ; ce qui est très appréciable.
Appartement très bien pour 4 personnes, petite erreur dans la présentation, il n'y a qu'une salle de bains.
Très correct mais il faudrait améliorer encore le ménage.
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