London Bridge in 7 Minutes - Quiet Room
- Parking available
- Lockable room
|Address||Fairlawn Mansions, SE145PH London, United Kingdom|
|Property type||Private room|
|Response time||A few hours|
Here are 10 reasons to stay in this room:
1. You can walk to the tube station in about two minutes.
2. From the station you can be in London Bridge in 5 minutes (about 12 minutes to get to Trafalgar Square).
3. It's in Zone 2 - the zone 1-2 Tavel card is the cheapest.
4. Close to the property you have 24-hour food shops, cafes, restaurants, theatre and a big supermarket (Sainsbury’s).
5. Buses 53 and 453 go from the flat straight into town giving you the tourists views as you pass the London Eye; go over the Westminster Bridge; roll past Big Ben; Parade through Whitehall, passing the Prime minister's residence on Downing Street; semi-circulate Trafalgar Square; all before heading up to Piccadilly Circus, trough Regent's Street; cross Oxford Street before your ride on this London bus comes to an end :o)
6. Despite the fantastic location, your room faces a peaceful garden.
7. The building is a unique mansion block from the late 1800s.
8. Your room is large and has high ceilings.
9. Of course, there is also WI-FI :o)
10. A few minutes walk from Goldsmiths College.
Guest may use the kitchen on the following conditions:
They wash up all dishes, cutlery, pots and pans
They clean the cooker, hob, all work surfaces and table
They sweep the floor or any crumbs.
They return all utensils to their original place.
They put all rubbish in the bins at the entrance to the building.
Guests are asked to leave the shower in a clean and fresh state.
Guests are asked to leave the toilet in a hygienic and fresh state.
Guests are asked to wear house shoes in the bedroom and the rest of the house.
Guests are asked to reframe from playing music before 10am and after 10pm.
Guests are reminded that smoking is not permitted in any part of the property. This includes the bedroom and smoking at the bedroom window. Anyone found to have smoked in the property will be asked to leave.
Guests are asked to remove all litter and rubbish from their room at least once a day.
A deposit of 100 GBP is required.
|Price for > 2 guests||$ 14 US per guest/night extra|
|Check-in after||On arrangement|
|Check-in before||On arrangement|
|Check-out before||On arrangement|
The room was nice and clean, public transport right outside the door! I would for sure stay here again.
We had a great time at Sidney's place. It is looks exactly as discribed. Clean and airy, well equipped, close enough to the tube station and to several bus routes.
Moreover, we spent a long time searching for an apartment and must point out that it was the best offer on price/quality criteria.
The house was well located a few meters from the nearest DLR, the room large but sooooo cold! it seemed that the heating does not work only in the PRESIDENTIAL SUITE because throughout the house it was good! But important thing was pretty clean.
Furniture there are none, in room you will find only a bed, a sofa, a table with three chairs and a clothes hanger, "decorated" very quickly.
Ideal for a few days break but do not recommend it for a long period.
Sidney has never showed up in the house and there was only Vera the cleaning lady who did not speak any language except Portuguese!
La casa era ben situata a qualche metro dalla fermata della DLR, la stanza grossa ma mooooolto fredda! sembrava quasi che non funzionasse il riscaldamento solo nella PRESIDENTIAL SUITE perchè in tutta la casa si stava bene! Ma cosa importante era abbastanza pulita.
Mobili non ce ne sono, in camera troverete solo un letto, un divano, un tavolino con tre sedie e un appendiabiti, "arredata" molto velocemente.
Ideale per qualche giorno di vacanza ma la sconsiglio per un lungo periodo.
Sidney non si è mai fatta vedere e in casa c'era solo Vera la signora delle pulizie che non parlava nessuna lingua se non il portoghese!
The flat was clean and in good condition, stocked with plenty of bedding/towels, all the kitchen essentials and had good wi-fi connection. It is peaceful and gets lots of light. The location was good: Just 10 minutes from the nearest tube station. Sidney was an excellent host - he gave us really detailed instructions and met us at the property when we arrived.
Very good location! It`s easy to get to the city center from the flat without taking too much time as bus stops and the underground station is very close to the apartment. Some good pubs are also not far away :)
The flat is very clean, bright and cosy. You are free to use all devices in the flat - including wi-fi and kitchen utensils. There is even a view of Canary Wharf from the balcony!
Sidney is absolutely a great host! Very open, friendly and polite. He made time to show us the city, and even took us for a drink in a local pub.
For a budget place, this is one of the best!
1) Very, very noisy
The New Cross Road has lots of traffic all night and all day.
You have sirens from ambulance all night.
Bus Garage from London Traffic is around the corner.
There is no difference in noise reduction between open and closed window (old single glass windows)
2) "Shared bathroom" is mentioned in the text, but I didn't read it carefully enough.
This means, there is one "bathroom" (toilet and 1 basin) for the whole floor (5 frooms, maybe 15 persons or more)
I took some fotos to document this, but wimdu had no interest to publish them.
We had a lovely stay in Sidney's apartment. It was a decent size and we'd say that it's great for families or groups of friends. Everything was comfortable and as in the wimdu pictures. The benefits also included wifi and free parking. The nearest tube station is about five minutes away and getting into the centre is relatively easy.
Sidney was really helpful and gave us a good orientation. He let us check in early to the apartment and also leave our bags on the last day. This was really convenient. Compared to the price of a hotel, this option was really cheap. We recommend this place for anyone wanting a short break in London.
After reading the last review we actually became a little concerned. However, Sidney did everything he could to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. He even met us early in the morning to drive us back to the airport. The room itself is simple, but large. It is on the front side of the street, so if you are sensitive to noise, you may need earplugs. We were ok without. Sidney put the storage heater on while we were in the room and this made the temperature very nice. The rest of the property is large, with a decent size kitchen that you can use and separate toilet and bathroom. There are buses that go to the centre right outside the property and the station is two minutes away. From the station you can get a mainline train to London Bridge, which literally takes five minutes station to station.
Thanks again Sidney for all your kindness. We will come back here.
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