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3 Bed Exclusive Central London Apt

Kings Cross, London, UK
  • Apartment1184 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 3 nights

A 3 bedroom Gothic fantasy of bricks and spires

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.

Property Manager

Hands Free Lettings

Member Since 2013
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within one hour
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 21, 2018
About Hands Free Lettings

HandsFreeLettings manages upmarket residences on behalf of owners who themselves use their apartments but enjoy sharing their properties rather than leaving them empty when they are away. We specialise in high-end flats with a luxury but homely feel.

Hands Free Lettings purchased this Apartment in 2013

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Master Bedroom
        1 queen, We can also add a mattress or baby travel cot if needed
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, This bedroom can also take a further mattress if needed
      • Mezzanine Sleeping Area
        2 sleep sofa /futon, Loft style living: 2 chair beds that convert into 2 singles

        Bathrooms

        • 2 Bathrooms
        • Ensuite to Master Bedroom
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • 2nd Bathroom
          toilet, combination tub/shower

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              Location Type

                • Downtown

                  Theme

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

                      Meals

                        • Guests provide their own meals

                          General

                            • Linens Provided
                              All linen provided
                            • Elevator
                            • Hair Dryer
                            • Heating
                            • Internet
                              Free high speed wifi is available throughout the apartment.
                            • Iron & Board
                            • 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 £50 per day. (Prices correct at time of writing).
                            • Living Room
                            • Parking
                              There is an NCP carpark nearby on Judd Street if required. Please contact me for advice.
                            • Towels Provided
                              Each guest will have 3 towels provided (large, medium and facetowel)
                            • Tumble Dryer
                              Note that the washing machine is a combination washer/dryer. We also have drying racks available to dry your clothes.
                            • Washing Machine
                              Note that the washing machine is a combination washer/dryer. We also have drying racks available to dry your clothes.

                              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.
                                • Dishes & Utensils
                                  We have dishes and utensils to serve up to 8 people plus childrens utensils as well.
                                • Dishwasher
                                • Kitchen
                                  Kitchen includes all mod cons
                                • 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.
                                • Refrigerator
                                • Stove
                                  Hob is an induction style hob
                                • Toaster

                                  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.
                                    • Dining Area
                                    • comfy seating for 8 people

                                      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.
                                        • Games
                                          A selection of board games are available
                                        • Stereo
                                          There is a radio/ipod docking station in the living room.
                                        • Television
                                          The television is in the master bedroom.
                                        • Toys
                                          We have a selection of toys and puzzles available for small children

                                          Suitability

                                            • wheelchair inaccessible

                                              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.
                                                • Heated Pool
                                                • Indoor Pool
                                                • Sauna
                                                  Sauna facilities are in the hotel spa. Access is free when booking a treatment. Daily fee applies otherwise.

                                                  Onsite Services

                                                    • Massage
                                                    • Staff

                                                      Attractions

                                                        • churches
                                                        • cinemas
                                                        • library
                                                        • live theater
                                                        • museums
                                                        • restaurants
                                                        • zoo

                                                          Leisure Activities

                                                            • sight seeing

                                                              Local Services & Businesses

                                                                • ATM/bank
                                                                • fitness center
                                                                • groceries
                                                                • laundromat
                                                                • medical services

                                                                  Notes

                                                                    • Strictly no smoking or parties.

                                                                      House Rules

                                                                      Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                      Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                      51 Reviews

                                                                      Exceptional5/5

                                                                      Latest reviews

                                                                      Historic, prestine and ideal location

                                                                      Joe K.

                                                                      Our family of seven lived in luxury while visiting London. Could not have asked for anything better. Thank you!

                                                                      Quality All the Way

                                                                      John P.

                                                                      St. Pancras Chambers makes a great launching spot for exploring central London. The restored St. Pancras building is a classic, and the apartment itself has the finest in appliances, electronics (including Alexa), and other facilities. It’s easy access to the St. Pancras/Kings Cross tube and connected under-roof amenities (restaurants, shops, grocery, etc.) make it especially useful for London’s not-so-rare rainy days.

                                                                      Great London Apartment

                                                                      Chris F.

                                                                      Excellent London flat. The access to all the major tube lines and the Eurostar is a huge plus. And I cannot say enough about working with Ben and the management team. Very responsive and attentive. Even going above and beyond and assisting me when Ihad ordered tickets to a soccer match. Great stay.

                                                                      Unique experience in historical building

                                                                      Stefano C.

                                                                      Our family of five really enjoyed our stay at the St Pancras apartments. Well appointed flat with everything travelers need. Prime location that was a easy Tube or Uber ride away from the action. 24 hour doorman made us feel secure. The building and surrounding hotel and train station are stunning. Very good value choice. Highly recommend.

                                                                      Nice but not spectacular

                                                                      Cees d.Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

                                                                      The good bits: the owner's rep was responsive and everything was in order for our arrival. The book provided regarding the apartment is very useful and addresses most questions. The building is one of our favorites in London and offers convenience for those taking advantage of Eurostar to Paris and other public transit. The access to the neighboring hotel and the various shops and amenities of the St. Pancras station is a distinct advantage over other properties. Porters at The Cambers (available 24 hours a day) were friendly and helpful when we needed them. The apartment itself is relatively large for London and the two bedrooms on the first level (4th floor) are spacious and the bathrooms are well appointed. The living/dining area is on the second level (5th floor) and the kitchen is exactly what you'd need for a holiday stay (including a very generous supply of coffee pods).

                                                                      The less than stellar bits: the apartment needs some care and maintenance - carpet is loose and rolled up in a few places, two lights were out (with electrical cords hanging out) and the mattresses have some nasty stains. There is a mix of owners property in various closets (including clothing etc) - fine for a lower end apartment but not something you'd expect to see at a higher end place like this. The washing machine is small and the dryer function does not really do the job (best to use the Zipjet laundry service recommended in the book). The loft (aka third bedroom) is open to the kitchen and living area - ok if those intending to sleep there are last to go to bed but if not, you'll need to plan to have them sleep elsewhere or spend your evenings in one of the lower bedrooms.

                                                                      While we enjoyed our time there, we will be staying elsewhere the next time we're in London. Perhaps our expectations were too high based on the location and rate.

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you for taking the time to respond.

                                                                      The apartment has since been upgraded with new beds and new super comfy mattresses (on which the owner spent a sizeable sum!).

                                                                      As for your other comments, it is important to remember that the owner uses this apartment himself and rents it out when he is out of the country. As such, there is one cupboard with his belongings (clearly labelled). All other cupboards are for exclusive guest use.

                                                                      Excellent apartment - fantastic iconic building

                                                                      We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this great apartment. 4 adults, 3 children on a visit to London to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Apartment in a great location for tube and main line stations, well equipped and very comfortable. Appreciated welcome pack on arrival. Would not hesitate to stay again - highly recommended

                                                                      Location

                                                                      Kings Cross, London, UK

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

                                                                      Availability

                                                                      $560avg/night
                                                                      51 Reviews
                                                                      Exceptional 5/5
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