Charming Kensington Apartment WKM
From $177 / night
- 1 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the manager
Welcome and enjoy the vibrancy of London with a relaxing haven in one of London’s safest, best connected area. We are renting out a spacious one bedroom apartment within a Victorian building. Just minutes away from two local stations.
This one bedroom apartment is in the heart of Central London, very close to Kensington Olympia surrounded by a wealth of cultural institutions, parks, bars, restaurants. Suitable for exhibition and events visitors.
The apartment is on the first floor of a stunning Victorian Mansion block benefits from a recent redesign.
The nearest underground stations are Kensington Olympia (District Line and ...Read more
Charming Kensington Apartment WKM
Additional Location Information
West Kensington has a major advantage in its location. It’s on the western edge of Central London, connecting Kensington, Shepherd’s Bush, Fulham and Hammersmith. It is best known as home to the Olympia Exhibition Centre and the Queen's Club at Barons Court.
Local business consists of speciality shops, eateries and gastropubs, with the Olympia Exhibition Centre nearby. Indeed, it is the mix of local shops that give the area its character.
West Kensington is within easy reach of Earl's Court, and the Broadways of Fulham, Hammersmith and Notting Hill.
There are several pubs and hotels, including The Albion public house which is reputedly haunted. The Baron's Court Theatre is also located in basement of "The Curtains Up" bar and restaurant.
The Carnival Store is a famous fancy dress and costume shop located in the same premises on Hammersmith Road and family owned for the past 40 years.
West Kensington (District Line) and Kensington Olympia (Distrct Line and Overground) are both 5 min from the apartment. There are numerous night buses only a minute away. To give you an idea we are 20 mins to Bond Street, 15 mins to Westminster, 14 mins to Kew garden so this is a very convenient location with very good public transport links.
Heathrow Airport- Hammersmith (Piccadilly Line)-West Kensington Underground (District Line)-34 min
Gatwick Airport-Victoria Underground (Southern Rail)-West Kensington Underground (District Line)-55 min
Luton Airport-Blackfriars Underground (First capital connect)-West Kensington Underground (District Line)-75 min
Stansted Airport-Tottenham Hale (Train)-Victoria Underground (Victoria line) - West Kensington Underground (District Line)-75 min
Eurostar/King’s cross St. Pancras (Piccadilly Line)-Earl’s Court underground (District Line) - West Kensington Underground (District Line)-25 min
Olympia is an exhibition centre and conference centre in West Kensington. It opened in the 19th century and was originally known as the National Agricultural Hall. It now features three exhibition halls known as Olympia Grand, Olympia National, and Olympia Central. Alongside Earls Court, Olympia London has inspiring spaces that hosted many great exhibitions and events.
Earsby Street is well served by the local amenities of North End Road, while Kensington High Street is moments away providing a fantastic range of fashionable shops, bars and restaurants, as well as the popular Westfield shopping centre at Shepherd's Bush.
Wimbledon, Richmond, Wealthy suburbs
With both District Line and Piccadilly Line serving the area, the peaceful and iconic West London landscapes are within easy reach. Alternatively, you can take River Thames Cruise to spend a day in the west. Wimbledon, Richmond Park, Kew Garden, Hampton Court… the list goes on.
ABOUT THE HOST
Analisa has been living in London for more than seven years and will be delighted to help you plan your stay and point you to exciting and hidden spots in London. She doesn’t live in the apartment or the building. The check-in procedure is a mixture of greeting with keys or a safety box, depends on the time of arrival.
More About This Location
Last updated on February 28, 2015
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- Central heating
- Linens Provided
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Alarm Clock
- Washing Machine
- Towels Provided
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- Satellite or cable TV
- DVD Player
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no