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The Center Of The Center! Covent Garden Yds From The Piazza

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom 1 ½ Bathroom Apartment. 2 minutes walk from The Royal Opera House.

The apartment is a spacious two-bedroom apartment with one and a half bathrooms, a separate living room & separate kitchen on historic, pedestrian only, (but quiet) Floral Street in Covent Garden. The absolute center of London’s Theater Land. It is a lovely, comfortable apartment furnished in an inviting, traditional style. It has only recently been refurbished so fixtures, furniture and fittings are all of high quality and recently installed.

Master Bedroom has a Super King size bed. 2nd Bedroom has a standard double bed. Large Living room with dining area. Fully equipped large kitchen. This apartment is pretty much fully equipped and the location!

More Details

Property Manager
Ann Hutcheson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish, Afrikaans
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Ann Hutcheson

Ann is a londoner born and bred. After several years living in France she came to the conclusion that there was no point in living out of the center of London since when she 'came to town' she simply didn't have the time or the energy to spend time either in the car or on public transport.

Why Ann Hutcheson chose Westminster

Floral Street (as its name suggests) was the main street in the old Covent Garden flower market. It is about as central as you can get if you want to be in the London of theaters. museums, art galleries, music and restaurants. As well as its superb location the apt is in a well looked after building with an elevator. Floral Street is pedestrian/taxi only.

What makes this apartment unique

The benefits of being here are simply too numerous to list - suffice it to say that if your interests are in any way cultural or gastronomic you are where you need to be if you are visiting London! You are within a short walk of (amongst hundreds of other things) The Royal Opera, The British Museum,The National Gallery,Royal Festival Hall, National Theatre, Colosseum Theatre, Tin-Pan Alley, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Sqaure, House of Parliament, Big Ben, St Paul's Cathedral, Oxford Street with the famous Selfridges department store and all the other british shops and so much more.......

Guestbook comments from the manager

We so enjoyed our stay with you. Many thanks for arranging such a lovely stay for us, I have already told several of my friends about you.
Dec 2013
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Amenities

Covent Garden Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Hand basin
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Super King
  • We also have a a Platinum raised support single inflatable Aerobed.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Notes:
The apartment is cleaned before your arrival and on your departure. If you want cleaning/housekeeping services then let us know and we can arrange for this but you will have to pay the cleaning lady.

Reviews

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The Center Of The Center! Covent Garden Yds From The Piazza
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
Tucson, AZ
5

Excellent Apartment - Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

This is a two bedroom apartment with one full bath (tub and shower), one partial bath (no tub or shower), full kitchen, and a large living/dining area with a dining table that could seat at least 8 people. The master bedroom has a large bed, king size (as it would be called in the U.S.) and the second bedroom's bed was closer to queen size (as it would be called in the U.S.). The apartment was extremely clean and comfortable and the owner was very responsive to everything, including prompt responses to our inquiries. She even arranged for flowers to be in the room when we arrived. The location cannot be beat and you feel very secure in the building. You are a few hundred feet from the underground stop at Covent and the Piazza is around the corner, yet the apartment is quiet. We highly recommend this for a stay in central London.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Location in the Heart of the City

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a short but fantastic stay. The apartment is in an amazing location in the heart of the city and Covent Garden (walking distance to many sites and very close to the Underground). The kitchen was one of the best outfitted kitchens I've stayed in (my only regret was we were there for 2 nights and didn't have much of an opportunity to use it). The overview we got to the apartment when we arrived was extremely thorough and well prepared us for our stay. I would definitely recommend this apartment and hope to stay there again myself!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Location to Visit London Over Xmas!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 stayed here from Christmas Eve through New Years (9 nights). Covent Garden is the best pedestrian-friendly location to stay in London. This is especially important if public transportation is shutdown over Christmas and New Year's Day holidays! This quiet location is 2 minutes from the Underground, 5 minutes from 2 Grocery Stores, and 10-15 minutes from all West End theatres. We were concerned about arriving on Christmas Eve day. The manager, Ann worked with us to make sure we could get in early and get our pre-Xmas shopping in before everything shut down. There is a church nearby for Midnight Services or Christmas day services and restaurants within walking distance for Christmas lunch or dinner. It was great for New Year's as well. We purchased reserved riverside fireworks tickets and easily walked to and from the viewing area. Our daughter lost her keys in the apartment and Ann cheerfully sent them on to us after we were back in the U.S. The apartment has a great kitchen with all appliances for meals, when desired. Bedrooms were fine and the bathrooms were serviceable. Good security and working elevator.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mercer Island, WA USA
5

Excellent location and well appointed

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this apartment for 2 1/2 weeks in September and had a wonderful London visit. The site is ideally located just about two blocks from the Covent Garden plaza with all of its pubs and shops, but on a quiet street so you get the best of both worlds. You have two groceries nearby (we used Marks & Spencer the most), but if you prefer to eat out, there are multiple good restaurants (Le Garrick Brasserie is a great little French place).

It seems like most things are within walking distance (theaters, museums, galleries, the Thames, etc.), but if you prefer to ride, stops for the Piccadilly (tube to Heathrow), Northern and Central tube lines are within a couple blocks. The kitchen is very well appointed and makes it very easy to cook dinners in if you prefer (which we often did). It was really like a home away from home and their delightful housekeeper comes once a week. Linda is very interested in making your stay as comfortable as possible and requests feedback on ways to improve the experience. We had just the two of us for this stay, but we always enjoy the extra space that you get with two bedroom apartments. Two couples may feel a little cramped in the second bedroom, but it would be ideal for a family. I would certainly recommend the apartment to someone coming to London for either a short or an extended visit.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
5

You would have to search far and wide to outdo this apartment!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a very full and wonderful week at this well outfitted centrally located flat in Covent Garden. Comfortable beds and linens, full kitchen and laundry were greatly appreciated by our family of 4 adults. Theatres, grocery shopping, retail fashion stores, a myriad of pubs and restaurants are all within a few minutes walk. Reservation procedures and Check in/out were effortless. Will definitely return! Thank you Ann & your team.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay in Central London

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our 9night stay at this well equipped flat in popular Covent Garden. The location puts you in the perfect spot to see the sites of London. Our family of 5 loved the convenient access to the Tube and easy walking distance to Trafalgar Square. The flat was equipped with everything a family needs including full kitchen, laundry, SmartTV and wifi. The Tesco(grocery store) was conveniently located 2 minutes away. The beds were very comfortable and we were pleased that they supplied an air mattress to accommodate our 3rd child. We highly recommend this flat and would return to it without hesitation. Ann and her team were friendly and accommodating! Thank you!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Map

Piccadilly Circus
"This is a 5 minutes walk from the apartment where the start of the West End shopping area is..."
Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Heathrow
Nearest Barpub
Many & Various
Nearest Train
2 Miles
St Pancras (Eurostar)
Nearest Restaurant
Many & Various
Car: not necessary

The flat is located on the third (USA fourth) floor of a 1985 brick building of high quality and attractive design.

Location is outstanding in the very center of London's Theater district.

Many of London's treasures are within a short walk viz:

1 block to the spectacular new Royal Opera House (do take the backstage tour) The Royal Ballet School is on the same street as the flat.

7 minutes to the British Museum (see the newly restored Reading Room)

2-10 minutes to most West End Theaters, 10 minutes to the magnificent National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery (newly expanded) in Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square, the Courtauld Gallery (impressionist Art); 15 minutes across Waterloo Bridge past views of The Eye (Ferris wheel) to the South Bank Center with the National Theater (3 stages), Royal Festival Hall (3 venues), Old Vic and Young Vic. 20 minutes to Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, st Pauls, Fleet Street and the Tate Modern art gallery. And the "original" Tate art gallery.

Floral Street, itself, is no longer the epicenter of the London flower market. Instead it has been turned into a pedestrian-only (except for your taxi) oasis of laid-back, ultra-cool fashion and hip. The apartment is just meters away from the central piazza of Covent Garden and its Opera, Ballet, buskers and designers. Floral street itself also harbours the men's and women's Paul Smith.

Being at the center of the center of ‘Theatrical London’ means of course that transport links are superb and the range of shopping & number of restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs is mind-boggling.

There are 5 underground stations, all lines are within 5-15 minutes walk, many bus routes & of course the famous Black Cab taxis.

The Covent Garden (Piccadilly to Heathrow airport) & Leicester Square Underground ('tube') also has Piccadilly & Northern lines) are both around the corner (half a block away) It is 10 minutes to Holborn (Piccadily & Central lines). 10 Mins to Embankment and Charing Cross (Bakerloo , Northern, Central, Circle & District lines) Also around the same area is Charing Cross Station with trains to many parts of Great Britain.

The select few people who are able to afford private accommodation in Floral Street include world-famous conductors, musicians, dancers & impresarios people for whom the location and the “buzz” are vital. We hope you too will feel just that bit ‘special’ in this very special location.

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Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $539.3

We assume you will treat our property as if it was your own. If Odelia has to work over 2 hours to clean up after you have left we will deduct a charge of £75 from you deposit to pay for her overtime. Daily/Extra towels: We supply extra at the start of the week and collect for laundering at the end of the week. The charge is per week £75
Concierge = Theatre tickets/Restaurant Reservations/etc. The charge is £50
Pre arrival shop. The charge is £50

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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