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2BR West-End Apartment +Balcony by Oxford St W1, Theatreland -Free Wifi+Longstay

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 - 180 nights


About the property

Uniquely Central Fully-equipped 2-Bed/1.5 Bath Self-Catering Flat Sleeps 1 to 4

Welcome to the very heart of London! Overlooking Soho and Covent Garden, this apartment has wonderful panoramic views of the capital, and is in walking distance of the main London tourist attractions...

Nearby is Leicester Square, Trafalgar Square, Picadilly Circus, The British Museum, Number 10 Downing Street, Big Ben and The Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, St Paul's Cathedral, and The Tower of London...

Right outside your door are the main London shopping, restaurant, and theatre districts, plus cinemas, museums, art galleries, nightclubs, parks, 24-hour shops, etc. Excellent transport links to anywhere you need to go are offered because Tottenham Court Road Underground Station and Bus Stops are right next to the building ...

Our great location attracts both holiday-makers and business clients for both short and long stays from 1-week to several years.

Previous tenants include: Deutschebank, Ernst and Young, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, The Royal Opera House, Chicago The Musical and Borders Books-Music-Video Stores.

Apartments in this medium size 'high-rise' block start 6 levels up from street level and bedrooms have secondary glazing, so for such a central convenient location, many clients comment on how quiet they are. There are 2 fast, good-sized passenger lifts so you do not need to cope with lots of stairs!

The 2 bedrooms are arranged as Bedroom 1: 1 x SuperKing(UK 6ft wide x 6ft6' long) and Bedroom 2: 2 x Singles (UK 3ft wide x 6ft6' long).

If you would like to make a booking, there are very few terms and conditions(!) so just let me know your dates and request a booking form, or even simpler give me a call to book with credit card

To VIEW A FLOORPLAN of the London apartment, click on PHOTOS and see it in the gallery.

To VIEW THE LOCATION of the London apartment, click on the MAP or LOCATION icon/tab.

The nearest London Underground Station is just outside the building and is Tottenham Court Road (at the junctions of Oxford Street, Charing Cross Road and New Oxford Street).


N E W S !: London Underground is rebuilding Tottenham Court Road Underground Station to relieve congestion, with a ticket hall nearly 6 times the current size, step free access and improved interchange. A new Crossrail line is being constructed, with services starting in 2017 providing 24 trains an hour. A new plazza is being created outside Centre Point. It will be great when finished, as tube journies from Heathrow will run direct to the apartment in 30 minutes - half the time it takes now! Please be aware that there is therefore construction work going on across the road, however we have had long let rentals in the building renew tenancies for 12 months, so it is not putting off renters. There may be WORKS going on (daytimes only) below the flat as the retail units are being refurbished this year

Please Note: This property is now set up to specialise in LONG-LET RENTALS (ie not nightly rentals)

Keywords: flat, duplex, apartment, condo, home, townhouse, suite, pied a terre, city centre, pad, base

More Details

Apartment Centre (Check-In Agent for Property Owner)
Member since: 2002
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018

About Apartment Centre (Check-In Agent for Property Owner)

Professional working couple in 40's

Apartment Centre (Check-In Agent for Property Owner) purchased this apartment in 1998

Why Apartment Centre (Check-In Agent for Property Owner) chose Holborn and Covent Garden

The shops, restaurants, theatres, museums and the buzz of all of London life is on your doorstep, or steps away!

What makes this apartment unique

I love being so central, yet be able to sit on the balcony and watch London from uptop, or be inside and feel cocooned from city life whilst dipping in whenever I want.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Excellent central location! The maid service mid-week was very nice – really freshened the place up. Kitchen was wonderful! Very efficient and well-equipped with a great view. It was nice having the sleeping area upstairs from the living area – with 4 guests we were able to have privacy when needed yet plenty of social space as well. We were pleased with the apartment. The location was so convenient and the view was fabulous. We were able to walk to many great restaurants and bars in Soho and Covent Garden (Il Forno, Rodos Greek Restaurant, First Out Café)
Oct 2002
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Holborn and Covent Garden Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , hand wash basin
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1.5
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , UK Super King 6ft wide bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2x Single 3ft wide beds - can be linked to 1x Superking 6ft
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Mattress Pad
  • Both bedrooms have UK Super-King 6ft wide beds with zip and link. One bedroom is set up as 2x Single 3ft wide beds and the other bedroom as Super-King 6ft wide. Thick mattress toppers mean who do not feel any link.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
Apartment Information Manual, A to Z Street Maps, Restaurant Guides and Tourist Information Leaflets and Magazines in all apartments.


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2BR West-End Apartment +Balcony by Oxford St W1, Theatreland -Free Wifi+Longstay
average rating of 4.862069 based on 44 reviews
Princeton Junction, NJ, USA

Great apartment in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed staying at this clean and centrally located duplex. Tons of restaurants, stores around and access to Underground is 1 minute away!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your 5-star review!
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very convenient and quiet even though construction outside. Able to relax and walk outside to shops.

  • 4 of 5

very good place which I would recommend as convenient and comfortable. good organisation to access property.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your recommendation and your lovely phone call on check out! Yes we would love to have you come back again.
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Dallas USA

Spring Break in London - Perfect Place

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this great apartment for our Spring Break Trip to London. My wife and I took our two boys (ages 9&11) for a week in the city. The apartment is great. There is quite a bit of construction in the area but was very quiet at night. We were out touring most of the day but even if we came back during the day I would classify the noise as just city noise.

Bedrooms - One room had two twins for the boys and the other room has a real american king. Confortable mattresses and very quiet.

Kitchen - Full size fridge and full kitchen although we only used the fridge.

Bathroom - 1 1/2 upstairs. Having the extra 1/2 was helpful for the four of us. Shower / tub is good.

Patio - There is a small patio that was nice to have a coffee or drink at the end of the day.

Den - Nice tv with alot of channels. The unit we stayed in had a small table for dining, two arm chairs and a large couch.

Wifi - Great signal downstairs, ok upstairs.

Location - Couldn't be better. I could see how some might have a hard time finding the door but we walked straight too it. The directions they provide are very thorough. The subway is right around the corner, a lot of restaurants in the area. I would recommend the Flat Iron which is just down the street. Once they finish the train from Heathrow to the station on the same block it will be even more convenient. Many theatres are close by as well.

Laudry - full washer and dryer on the floor below. We washed mid week and had no issues.

Manager - Si couldn't have been better. He gave a thorough run down of the unit.

Booking - Si replied right away to confirm availbility. They do request a credit card outside of VRBO that did seem a bit "shady" but I once i spoke to Si I felt better about the arrangement. There were no issues.

Overall a great experience. Location was fantastic and we would rent this apartment again.

Thanks to Si and team.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a perfect review! So glad our efforts made for a great stay. As we do not charge any security deposit, or hold any extra monies from our guests, we do like to ensure we cover any loss of keys, minor damages with card details upon arrival, and also as a way to check guest IDs. This has been our policy for 20 years, way before VRBO was bought out and started taking payments online - we used to handle all the payments ourselves. Now people are questioning why we ask for them (yet ALL hotels do at check in, no matter which site you booked on). We may review the policy, and see if our guests are happy to pay a deposit in future, and wait for it to be returned after they have left. Generally we have preferred to work on trust and have not seen the need for withholding extra funds, but the market has changed and maybe people are happier with that? Anyway, the team is delighted to read your review and send their regards.
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Great place, service and price.

  • 5 of 5

I arrived early, so I needed early check in - Si was very helpful and allowed me to check in earlier and checkout later too.

Great apartment spacious, bright, clean and comfy bed.

Great location, theatres, cinemas, restaurants and shops are walkable distance.

Great place to recommend for single, couple and families.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great review! Thanks
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Big cozy flat in fantastic central location

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable big flat within walking distance to all the amenities. Fantastic food locations right out the front door and a quick walk to covent garden. Flat was clean, well stocked kitchen, and comfy beds and linen. Manager was very helpful with directions, check in and honesty about the location. A bunch of construction in the area but flat was super quiet and it was not a big deal. Great find

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you found the flat big, clean, comfy, super quiet and in a fantastic location. It is a "great find" and having your words confirming is a great reward for us.
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Perfect Stay

  • 5 of 5

2 bedrooms with king beds

1 1/2 baths

Large living room with 2 sofas


Right in the heart of everything and the tube

Couldn't have been better!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Just to confirm, our beds are Super Kings (6 foot wide) as per our listing description, so are actually larger than King (5 foot wide) beds. Though many people also call them doubles! Our taller guests really appreciate the extra large beds. Glad it couldn't have been better for you - we aim to get it as right as this - and your kind words are reward for us.
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Heathrow; Gatwick(32); City(9) Luton+Stansted(34)
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Numerous choices on the doorstep!
Nearest Ferry
80 Miles
Dover or Southampton
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Euston/Kings Cross, Waterloo, Victoria, Paddington
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
M1 North London or M25 circular around London
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Numerous choices on the doorstep!
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Thames has small beach, otherwise Brighton 49 mile
Nearest Point of Interest
British Museum
Nearest Point of Interest
Sainsburys Supermarket
Nearest Point of Interest
Boots Chemist / Pharmacy
Nearest Point of Interest
Oxford Street Shopping!
Nearest Point of Interest
Theatreland, Restaurantland & Entertainment District
Car: not necessary

Choice of several nearby Fitness Centers with gym equipment, swimming pools, steam, saunas etc just minute or two walk from apartment, plus numerous spas/massage/beauty treatments, cinemas etc


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

SHORT STAY RENTALS (including bills): 1, 2, 3 or 4 weeks @ £1250 per week / £5000 per month; 13 weeks @ £1000 per week. Please check by message with us first for any discounts that may apply on your dates

LONG STAY RENTALS (excluding bills): If you prefer to pay UTILITY* suppliers yourself, the following discounts are currently offered for these long-stay rentals FULLY PRE-PAID IN ADVANCE 6-MONTH+ /26 WEEKS to 12-MONTH/52 WEEKS from £600 per week (*UTILITIES are: Council Tax, Water Rates, Electric, TV Licence, Phone + Internet).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund