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Best of London Gothic Revival: Big Ben, Tower Bridge and St Pancras

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Last updated: 07/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Big Ben, Tower Bridge, the Natural History Museum – all are visual icons of London, built by Victorians whose aspirations knew no boundaries - but those are not for rent. With them sits St Pancras Chambers, a gothic fantasy of bricks and spires.

The building, designated as a national historic landmark (Grade 1 listed) incorporates the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel (5 star Marriott), St Pancras Chambers (private apartments such as this) and Kings Cross St Pancras underground and train station below - the most interconnected train hub in London (6 tube lines inc direct access to Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton airports plus direct trains to Edinburgh, Paris and Brussels!)

LOCATION:
On the edge of fashionable Bloomsbury and well connected by underground, it is the perfect hub from which to explore London's sights. Restaurants, pubs and shops can be found in abundance both in the building and adjacent hotel as well as the general vicinity.

The perfect base to explore all that London has to offer.

THE APARTMENT:
This apartment is on the top two floors of St Pancras Chambers. Residents also have access to hotel facilities at additional cost (inc Spa, Pool and Gym)

The apartment is over the 4th and 5th floors of the building. There are two guest double bedrooms on the 4th floor (one ensuite) and third mezzanine room above the living room which is typically used as a third bedroom (it has 2 foldout single sofa beds which can be put side by side for a double). If not needed as a third bedroom, the mezzanine has also in the past been used as a reading room or as a kids play area (we have plenty of board games and puzzles).

We have 2 further foldout mattresses and one travel cot available on request. These can be placed in either bedroom.

The 5th floor area is an open plan Kitchen/Living Room.


CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT TIMES
Check-in is typically any time after 4pm and Check-out strictly by 10am. I will certainly try to be flexible and it depends very much on how tight the turnaround is between your booking and the ones before and after. If your needs require an early check-in for example, I have often accommodated the needs of the tenants where possible but this must be by prior arrangement so please email me about your needs and I will try my best to accommodate.


BEFORE REQUESTING A BOOKING, PLEASE READ THIS:
Please remember, this is not a business. We are welcoming you into our own home. While we use it ourselves when we are in London, we have started to make it available when we are not! Please treat it as you would your own.

We have had some wonderful people stay here since we started making our apartment available and we would like to keep up that record. When you contact us, please tell us something about yourself, and your plans in London. Empty booking requests will be ignored.

MINIMUM BOOKING REQUIREMENTS:
Please note that our standard booking period is a minimum of three days. However, in shoulder season periods, we do accept 2 night bookings but with a 20% surcharge. Thanks for your understanding.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 5
  • 110 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    We even have a childseat and travelcot available....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    We can also add a mattress or baby travel cot if needed...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    This bedroom can also take a further mattress if needed...moreless

  • Mezzanine Sleeping Area: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Loft style living: 2 chair beds that convert into 2 singles...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Ensuite to Master Bedroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • 2nd Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A small selection of books is available suitable for tourists to London including guides, history books, photo records as well as a history of the building itself....moreless

  • Games:

    A selection of board games are available...moreless

  • Stereo:

    There is a radio/ipod docking station in the living room....moreless

  • Television:

    The television is in the master bedroom...moreless

  • Toys:

    We have a selection of toys and puzzles available for small children...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Downtown

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining area is as seen in photos. The table seats 6 though we have 2 additional seats available including a child's highchair. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    There is a fitness room in the hotel spa. However, a daily/weekly fee applies. Guests staying for a week can buy weekly membership for £100pw....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free high speed wifi is available throughout the apartment....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linen provided...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    There is an NCP carpark nearby on Judd Street if required. Please contact me for advice....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Each guest will have 3 towels provided (large, medium and facetowel)...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Note that the washing machine is a combination washer/dryer. We also have drying racks available to dry your clothes....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    We have a Tassimo pod style coffee maker with a great selection of coffees and teas. This has been a hit with our guests....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    We have dishes and utensils to serve up to 8 people plus childrens utensils as well....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen includes all mod cons ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    On arrival, we will prepare for you a bowl of fruits as well as some items for your first breakfast: a loaf of bread, butter, jam, cereal and a bottle of milk. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Hob is an induction style hob...moreless

  • Toaster

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    A heated indoor relaxation pool is available in the hotel spa. Access is free when booking a treatment. Daily fee applies otherwise. Children access free from 8-10am and 2-4pm when accompanied....moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna:

    Sauna facilities are in the hotel spa. Access is free when booking a treatment. Daily fee applies otherwise....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Apr 30 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
£475
£2,750
Christmas
Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2016
4 night min stay
£475
£2,600
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
£475
£2,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit £250
  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 07/05/2015
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Location

Camden
Nearest Restaurant
Plenty of restaurants in the building and area.

Car: Not Necessary

The apartment is in St Pancras Station complex itself thus has easy access to all the shops and restaurants in the building.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: I have lived in Canada, Japan, the Emirates, Jordan, Scotland and England so far and spend copious amounts of time in the US. An applied mathematician and technologist by training. I have an avid (some would say obsessive) interest in political history, architectural history and especially, financial history. I collect 18th and 19th century bonds and banknotes that have particular socio economic significance. A number of these are on display in the apartment including a French revolutionary banknote, a bond from the building of the Panama Canal, an Ottoman Empire government bond amongst others.


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Speaks: english, french

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Best of London Gothic Revival: Big Ben, Tower Bridge and St Pancras

    Best of London Gothic Revival: Big Ben, Tower Bridge and St Pancras

  • Kings Cross St Pancras Stn directly below building (2 minutes walk to trains)

    Kings Cross St Pancras Stn directly below building (2 minutes walk to trains)

  • Looking down on living room

    Looking down on living room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom (View showing ensuite bathroom)

    Master Bedroom (View showing ensuite bathroom)

  • Ensuite bathroom to master bedroom

    Ensuite bathroom to master bedroom

  • 2nd Bathroom

    2nd Bathroom

  • Converted chair beds when room used as a third sleeping area

    Converted chair beds when room used as a third sleeping area

  • Hallway immediately outside apartment

    Hallway immediately outside apartment

  • The porters are available 24/7 and will give you the keys on check-in

    The porters are available 24/7 and will give you the keys on check-in

  • Chef Marcus Wareing's brasserie, 'The Gilbert Scott' is just downstairs

    Chef Marcus Wareing's brasserie, 'The Gilbert Scott' is just downstairs

  • Spa access free with treatment or £45per day otherwise. Children access free.

    Spa access free with treatment or £45per day otherwise. Children access free.

  • . . . straight from Harry Potter . . .

    . . . straight from Harry Potter . . .

  • Open plan living room with mezzanine above

    Open plan living room with mezzanine above

  • 6 person dining table (we have two additional seats available and a childseat)

    6 person dining table (we have two additional seats available and a childseat)

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Ensuite bathroom to master bedroom

    Ensuite bathroom to master bedroom

  • Spacious second bedroom

    Spacious second bedroom

  • Mezzanine above living room contains two chair beds

    Mezzanine above living room contains two chair beds

  • Apartment floor plan to help you visualise how the photos fit together

    Apartment floor plan to help you visualise how the photos fit together

  • Entrance to the apartments section is to the right of the hotel entrance

    Entrance to the apartments section is to the right of the hotel entrance

  • Abundance of bars & restaurants in the building and the immediate neighbourhood

    Abundance of bars & restaurants in the building and the immediate neighbourhood

  • Selection of massages and treatments available in the Spa at the Hotel.

    Selection of massages and treatments available in the Spa at the Hotel.

  • St Pancras in its Victorian splendour

    St Pancras in its Victorian splendour

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
  • Calendar last updated 07/05/2015
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