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Sale! Perfect for Family!Gorgeous Welcoming-Wifi-S/Kensington-Museum Row-Park

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 bathroom, South Kensington , near Museum Row (sleep 4)

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Welcome to the Russell, a gorgeous two-bedroom, one bathroom vacation rental located in the popular South Kensington neighbourhood. This lovely apartment is an incredible value, and we even offer special rates if you will use only one bedroom! The beautiful open plan kitchen, living room and dining area is welcoming and ideal for spending leisurely evenings dining at home with your family or friends. The apartment features a master bedroom with queen size bed and a second bedroom with two twin beds, making it perfect for a family with children.

The Russell is conveniently situated in South Kensington just a straight shot to Museum Row where you can visit the popular Natural History Museum, the outstanding decorative arts collections at the Victoria & Albert Museum or see a concert at the Royal Albert Hall. You'll also be near the trendy Kensington High Street lined with popular shops and great restaurants. Walk to Holland Park or Kensington Gardens where you can visit Kensington Palace, once the home of Lady Diana and now the home of her son Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. With the London Underground nearby you can catch the Tube direct to many of London's top sights, including Big Ben, Covent Garden, Piccadilly Circus, the Theatre district, Notting Hill and more.

Please note this apartment is located in a purpose built apartment block, which means there is occasionally noise in the building and neighboring apartments. If you are unaccustomed to apartment living or a light sleeper, please keep this in mind.

More Details

Property Manager
London Perfect
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018

About London Perfect

Founded on a love for the London lifestyle, London Perfect is a boutique company that specializes in quality apartments in London’s best neighborhoods. Our apartments are perfectly located, beautifully furnished and offer all the comforts of home. Most importantly, they are centrally located: walking distance to London landmarks, museums, great restaurants and classic pubs, top shopping spots and London transport. We live in London and are there to offer a warm welcome when you arrive and help with any questions you may have. When you reserve, we’ll send you a useful information pack about the apartment, the neighborhood and London in general so you can hit the ground running.

London Perfect purchased this apartment in 2012

Why London Perfect chose Kensington

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is one of the loveliest and most sought-after areas in central London. Many Londoners would dream of living in this borough, which is home to some of the most famous neighborhoods in London – Kensington, South Kensington, Notting Hill, Belgravia, Knightsbridge, Earl’s Court and Chelsea. These areas exude London charm with their rows of Victorian homes, peaceful garden squares and easy access to the beautiful Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. Visit world-class museums in South Kensington, stroll along the Thames in Chelsea, find treasures along the Portobello Road Antiques Market in Notting Hill, shop the biggest names in fashion in Knightsbridge, imagine the royal life at Kensington Palace or spend a leisurely afternoon in Kensington Gardens. With some of the best shopping spots in London, classic pubs and great restaurants, you’ll enjoy all the best of the London lifestyle in Kensington and Chelsea. Reach all the top sites in London quickly and easily on the London Underground or by simply hopping on one of the classic double-decker London buses. We fell in love with this charming area of London, and we think you will, too!

What makes this apartment unique

You'll love the location just around the corner from Museum Row, home to the popular Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, the Science Museum and more. Stroll to nearby Kensington Gardens where you can picnic, walk, jog or lunch overlooking the Serpentine. Visit Kensington Palace, once the home of Lady Diana and now the home of her son Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Walk to top shopping spots at Brompton Cross, Knightsbridge and Kensington, or head to the Gloucester Road Tube station just around the corner to reach all the best sights in central London during your stay at the Russell in South Kensington!


Kensington Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We charge a modest, non-refundable accidental damage waiver fee to cover guests against accidental damage.
  • Standard check-in time: 3:30pm to 7pm Late check-in between 7pm and 10pm: charged at £75, paid in cash on arrival. Checkout time: 10am
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Shower, basin, toilet and heated towel rail
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen size (150cmx200cm)
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , standard twin (91cmx200cm), US twin (80cmx200cm)
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
We provide a welcome basket upon arrival. You will find a handy London Guide with apartment details and loads of information about London and your neighborhood, from local shops to our favourite restaurants and tours. To get you started, we provide starter supplies of dishwasher and laundry soaps, garbage bags and paper towels, Nespresso capsules, tea, sugar, milk, etc. We supply luxury cotton towels, high thread count sheets as well as bath soaps and hand lotion. You will have access to free high-speed wireless internet.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
Charlottesville, VA - USA


  • 5 of 5

The Russell flat has a great location in Kensington and near the Earl's Court tube station. It's a quiet and light flat, well equipped. We had a very pleasant stay there. The neighborhood contains several nice pubs and other restaurants. We particularly recommend The Abingdon.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for posing your review. Very helpful to those who are searching for a nice place.
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Wayne, PA - USA

Russell - London

  • 5 of 5

Had a terrific trip with my family in London and one week was not enough time to do everything. London Perfect staff very helpful and Lushi's car service was very reliable. If you consider this apartment do know it is very noisy. It is in a large apartment building with residents that are up all night and very loud. Otherwise good location to tube (recommend Earl's Court stop) and to museums.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for posting! Reviews do help the ones who are searching for a nice place to stay.
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Nedlands, Western Australia - Australia

Russell - London

  • 5 of 5

Lovely quiet apartment, great location. It was just like beimg at home with everything you need and home comforts. a nice place to return to each day. We'll come. back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The Russell flat on Cromwell Road was a lovely place from which to start and finish our days. The flat was clean and neat and had all the necessary items for a comfortable stay. It was easy walking distance to the Earls Court tube station or High Street Kensington tube station. The Sainsburys grocery store was very close as well. The staff couldn't have been more helpful throughout our stay. We will definitely chose London Perfect again!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting your review. Many who are looking find them so helpful.
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Lutry, Vaud Switzerland

Russell - London

  • 5 of 5

We appreciated the Russell apartment. It was quiet, nice and functional. Perhaps a lack of space to put things away in the bedrooms. We had not discovered at first that there was space in the big cupboard of the living-room. A well-equipped kitchen. The location was very convenient with easy access to main lines at Earl's Court, to lots of little restaurants and to Sainsbury's! We all loved our week's stay there.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highly recommend the Russell!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the London Perfect Russell apartment with our 2 teenagers (16 and 14) over the Christmas holiday, December 2014 and had a great time! From the moment we arrived we were well taken care of by London Perfect who met us at the apartment and explained everything about the place and the area - we had a wonderful stay! The apartment has everything you could possibly want from high speed internet to cooking supplies and utensils if you want them (we cooked a full Christmas dinner!) - also the building felt very safe and secure and very quiet. Everything at the apartment was in top working order and it was nice to have a washer/dryer. The location is PERFECT and began to feel like home after a few days - just minutes from High Street Kensington shops, groceries and restaurants you couldn't ask for a better location. We used the Earl's Court tube stop which was only a 5 minute walk.

We would highly recommend the Russell and hope to visit again someday!

The DuMonts

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nice to her that you enjoyed preparing Christmas dinner 'at home' in your own kitchen! That had to be fun. Washers and dryers are always good to have...
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Car: not necessary

The Russell vacation rental is located in South Kensington, near Museum Row and fabulous London shopping along Kensington High Street. You are walking distance to Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens, loads of shops, restaurants, cafés and public transport.




Additional information about rental rates

Admin Fee $207.73
Accidental Damage Waiver $67.86

For bookings of less than 5 nights we charge a slightly higher rate than advertised.
We charge a modest, non-refundable accidental damage waiver fee to cover guests against accidental damage.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.