Charming Vacation Rental Close to St Paul's Cathedral in London
A smart third floor apartment with high ceilings, located in a beautiful former 1800's Bank Building from the Victorian era, with wonderful West Facing Views, overlooking a park and the historical Smithfield Market. The apartment comprises bright private living room with two sash windows with abundant light, a kitchen area, a double bedroom and a bathroom with shower.
The location also boasts the fine dining and cafe culture of Smithfield on its doorstep with traditional pubs, Michelin-starred restaurants, many cafes and great options for family or late night dining. It is a perfect location for enjoying London, with all the famous landmarks very nearby. Museum of London and the original Roman city walls are 4 minutes walk away, St. Pauls Cathedral just 600 meters.
For transport, it is 3 minute walk to both Barbican (180 m) and Farringdon Underground Stations (3 min), very close to St Paul's station and has direct links to Luton, Gatwick, Stansted and Heathrow airports.
Great Location: The location also boasts the fine dining and cafe culture of Smithfield on its doorstep with traditional pubs, Michelin-starred restaurants, many cafes and great options for family or late night dining. It is a perfect location for enjoying London, with all the famous landmarks very nearby. Museum of London and the original Roman city walls are 4 minutes walk away, St. Pauls cathedral just 600 meters. A short walk further brings you across the Millenium footbridge over the Thames to the Tate Modern Museum and attractions near London Bridge and Tower Bridge. Culture and Attractions: You will enjoy the many cultural attractions nearby, including Barbican Center for Theatre, Art and Dance - Europe's largest multi-arts venue and home to the London Symphony Orchestra is a 3 minute walk (300 meters); British Museum, Portrait Gallery, and many other venues within minutes. The location is ideal for quick access to the very trendy Hoxton and Shoreditch areas [we live there - great area on weekends - ask us for the highlights] Incredibly good transport and easy access: London is a big city - you will enjoy much more (and save costs!) by staying in the real heart and centre of London. For transport, the flat is 3 minute walk to both Barbican (180 meters) and Farringdon Underground Stations (3 minutes walk), as well as St Paul's and Chancery Lane stations. Farringdon station has direct connections to Gatwick and Luton airports; Heathrow is easily reachable by underground or via the express from Paddington. Stansted and City Airports are also easily accessible by train, bus or taxi. The building has a lift directly to the apartment, making it much easier for families with children, luggage or those with limited mobility (3 steps from the street level).TripAdvisor property ID 2308521...Read more
Left on 08/17/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Aug 17, 2012Stayed Aug 2012
We had a great stay at our flat in London. It was a great location convenient to the tube. The property is in excellent condition and was very comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped including plenty of wine glasses for our Olympic celebration. We had 4 people during our stay and it was very comfortable. There is room however for 1-2 more people. The bedroom was comfortable with a large closet. The included wi-fi was excellent and accommodated all users. The washer/dryer was an added bonus.
We were greeted warmly by the owner upon our arrival. He explained everything and gave directions to the tube and suggestions for how best to get to the airport.
The flat is convenient to several pubs and restaurants.
We would definitely recommend this flat to our friends and family and would happily stay here again.
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