Large 2 bed 2 bath apartment opposite St Jame's Park in Mayfair
This is a very large 5th floor apartment with lots of light and good views. There is a king size bed in the master bedroom which enjoys a very large en suite bathroom with bath and separate shower, bide and toilet. The second bedroom has a queen …
This was our first time renting from Home Away, so we were a bit nervous, but, fortunately, had no reason to be. Solly and his team provided excellent customer service and they greatly exceeded our expectations. Solly was very helpful by calling us, providing a phone number to speak with his niece in the United States, and was always prompt answering any questions we had. Our original inquiry was regarding a different apartment, which was unavailable, but Solly asked questions and provided us with a few options according to our specific needs. We chose this apartment at 100 Picaldilly mainly due to its prime location and because we had 7 people and wanted to have 2 bathrooms!
The driver, Chris, is highly recommended. Our group was split up and arrived late at different terminals, but Chris managed to find all of us and brought us to the apartment right away.
The apartment is spacious, secure, clean, and quiet. The pictures are accurate and the other reviews also describe the apartment correctly. The pullout couch in the living room worked well for our grown children along with the couch. Due to our missing luggage, we needed to remain close to the apartment for the first two evenings, but we were happy to discover traditional pubs and quaint restaurants down White Horse Street, next to the apartment. The Green Park tube station, which has an elevator, is 5 minutes walking distance along with a grocery store, Pret, and Starbucks.
We were able to walk to several attractions through Green Park such as Buckingham Palace, The Royal Mews, Queens Gallery, Churchill War Museum, the Guards Museum, and even continued down to Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, and finally to the London Eye.
We would not hesitate to rent this apartment again or to contact Solly for one of his other apartments!
Very good property. The flat is very nice, a lot of space with all the facility you need (WiFi, T.v. fully equipped kitchen). We came to very clean rooms with towels according to the accommodating people. The owner is very helpful – we asked for cloth hanger to dry our laundry (they have washer drier) and we got it next day on the spot! Location is amazing, five minutes from the Tube, two minutes from M&S and Pret, 6 minutes from Sainsbury, 15 minutes of very nice walk to the Queens palace and walking distance from Harrods. Already recommend the flat to friends.
My colleague and I spent 4 nights there recently on a business trip. Until now we´ve stayed primarily at hotels but having an apartment is certainly more comfortable. We´ll continue to use their services for our corporate trips. The apartment is very big and quite comfortable. Internet connection worked well as did everything else in the apartment.
It´s not a 5 star luxury apartment simply because the carpets and furniture are a little worn but a very nice apartment nonetheless and the location is certainly great, the price was fair as well.
We stayed Friday to Monday in January 2012. The apartment building is accessed via a secure gate from the street. The 5th Floor is accessed via a lift. The apartment has a main entrance hall and all of the rooms lead off the hallway including a guest toilet.There is a large spacious living/dining room with a very large corner sofa, full sized dining table and a large TV with Sky freeview channels and a playstation. The seperate kitchen is a good size and well equipped...you could live here. There are 2 double bedrooms (One with large ensuite with bath, shower and toilet and one with small ensuite shower and toilet. The apartment was clean, well heated and quiet. The agent was very helpful, meeting us there and even leaving a box of chocolates, which quickly disappeared!
The only negative to mention is that the apartment does feel quite dated and in need of modernising. At first you walk in and think 'oh this is lovely' but as you take a closer look you begin to see the signs of old age. This didn't detract from our enjoyment and if the apartment was 5* quality AND in Mayfair the price would be much higher, so I think that has to be taken into consideration. The main benefits are: large and spacious, clean, warm and quiet, fantastic location (close to The Ritz Hotel, Tube Station, Starbucks etc) and the agent is great and really looks after you. Minor negative: a little dated and worn in places.
This is a spacious apartment in a wonderful location. We where 2 couples and it never felt crowded. The location was great for visiting museums and shopping. Additionally, many wonderful retaurants where nearby and a M&S food shop for the essentials for breakfast or a late night snack. Not my decorating style but size and location overcome that.
Spacious two bedroom, three bathroom apartment. Could easily have three couples there. Property was very clean and well-maintained. Decor was a bit dated, but, a very minor consideration. Location is literally across the street from the Green Park Tube station which is unique because it is the only tube station that has the Piccadilly, Jubilee and Victoria lines. The Piccadilly line takes you directly from Heathrow to the apartment for 8 pounds versus a cab which is 50+ pounds. The Jubilee line takes you all the way to Canary Wharf. And the Victoria Line takes you directly to Brixton in the south which has a great concert venue, Brixton Academy to St. Pancreas in the north where you can catch the express train to Paris, the Chunnel. Solly, the owner, and Eli, his colleague, were very responsive and provided great customer service. I would totally recommend this property to friends and relatives. We enjoyed the fact that Pret, a healthy, sandwich shop was 1 block away and next store to it was Starbucks. Made for inexpensive eating options. The Ritz was two blocks away and a great spot for a drink. Also the Big Red Bus tours (highly recommend) start across the street in front of the entrance to the Green Park Tube station.
Appartement très agréable, très bien situé, proche de tout y compris des transports en commun.
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This was our first time renting from Home Away, so we were a bit nervous, but, fortunately, had no reason to be. Solly and his team provided excellent customer service and they greatly exceeded our expectations.. ”
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