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Bright Modern Room-Notting Hill Gem PortobelloRd
Bright Modern Room-Notting Hill Gem PortobelloRd

Private room

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1 bedroom

2 beds
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Located in the most sought after neighbourhood of Notting Hill / Ladbroke grove - this immaculate airy and bright flat is steps away from iconic and fashionable Portobello Road/Portobello Market, a beautiful and picturesque walk through London's most prestigious areas of Kensington and Chelsea.

The perfect place to stay on a work trip or if you want to explore London!

Next to:
Hyde Park, South Kensington, Harrods, Selfridges, Camden Town, Kensington Palace, Royal Albert Hall, Oxford St


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 air mattress

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Private room
Self check-in: Host greets you

Amenities

Prices
Extra people £25 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee £25
Security Deposit £80
Weekly Discount: 2%
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House Rules

*No shoes in the home, please. Shoe cabinet provided at the front door for show stowage.

*Kitchen access welcome for beverages and use of utensils, glassware, dining ware. No use of stove top and no cooking.

*This is our home, our santuary, where we keep regular sleep and work hours and have opened up for your stay.
- Please at all times speak at a sensible volume bearing this in mind, in particular avoid speaking across rooms;
- Be considerate and quiet when leaving/entering the home and open/close internal doors quietly as we may be sleeping or working.

*Quiet hours: 1100pm-7am. During quiet hours:
- No lounging entertaining or socialising in the common areas aside from getting and using essentials
- Please refrain from showering during these hours due to proximity of shower to bedroom (however there is a bit of flexibility and of course if you have a travel schedule requiring an early shower that is totally fine)
- Sound travels well in old Victorian houses and we and even neighbours do hear everything, so after 1100pm please no noise and keep talking in the room to a minimum volume.
(We of course adhere to these general principles and we request that our guests do the same.)

*Keep bathroom floor dry with floor towels provided in bathroom

*Keep bathroom door open when not in use to prevent damp/mould

*Always lock the dead bolt as you leave from the outside and the inside when you return home for safety.

*The listing is a room in my private home in a very residential area. Please respect, do not disturb the resident neighbours and maintain quietness in the building at all times.

*Only guests on the reservation may be present in the building and at the flat. No visitors of guests are allowed at any time as this is home that we are sharing with you.

*Guests are asked not to treat our home as a hotel or bed and breakfast.

*Please leave things as you find them and keep communal areas clean and tidy.

*Kindly switch off the lights and electrical appliances when not in use and when you leave the flat.

Thank you very much!

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs
Some spaces are shared - Reception/Kitchen, Bathroom

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher

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27 Reviews

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Stephen User Profile
September 2017
Liz was fantastically helpful as air bnb site was being problematical with booking arrangements. Great spot, great room, fantastic bathroom, couldn't have been a more helpful host
Liz User Profile
Response from Liz:
Hello Stephen no worries at all you are a fantastic guest. Thank you for being so gracious and easy going -- pleased that you were amused by my mini library :) - you are very welcome to stay again anytime :))
September 2017

Monica User Profile
September 2017
The building is a bit old, the stairs are lined with carpet so you smell the smell of dust. The apartment is on the third floor, I think it has been recently renovated. The location is great, within a few minutes you have the metro station and below the building there is the bus stop. The room is not very large and there is no closet to hang the clothes. For a short stay it's okay. Liz is kind.
Liz User Profile
Response from Liz:
Thanks Monica - The room is exactly as shown in the photos - no closet. We are fully repainting the common area and making a few cosmetic updats so yes it smells like dust a bit
September 2017

Mandy User Profile
September 2017
Another fantastic stay, Liz's is my go to flat when in London as I visit frequently for business and holiday. It is on the third floor so quiet serene and a lot of privacy. Large room and contemporary shower and bathroom. The shower is comfy and more modern than most hotels/airbnb I have stayed at. I've never had any issues with shower water as mentioned by other guest. In addition to easy access to public transportation, there are 20+ restaurants cafes that offer many choices within 5 min walking. I enjoyed the stay and highly recommend!

Sylvia User Profile
August 2017
The room is good sized, with a very comfortable queen bed. The flat is nicely decorated and the host keeps it very clean and offers a range of bath products for the use of the guests. The location is near Portobello Market and there is a bus stop right outside the door. The flat is at the top of a 4 floor walk up building, with an additional flight of steps to the front door, so be aware if you have a lot of luggage, as we did. With two people in summer, the room got a little stuffy, so we opened the window at night onto a very busy street that did not quiet down until midnight. A fan might have helped circulate the air, without having to open the window to the noise, There is a problem with the shower as the water can run into the main bathroom, the host has a system of towels to stop the water so that takes some getting used to. The listing does say no cooking, we would suggest not bringing any food at all. We bought cereal, milk, bread, cheese and fruit to store but the host was not happy with our use of the refrigerator.

Ran User Profile
August 2017
Minimal requirements. A recently redone apartment (on the 5th floor) decorated with styles in an old/no-lift building. Liz's place was not big but the room is quite spacious. Room furnitures were mostly not practical, no working desk no night stand no place to hang clothes etc. The shower disappointed me the most. I understand the water easily splashes for an open shower but the shower head was adjusted to an extreme angle I must lean on wall to get wet. It could be a nice place to crash, but shouldn't charge this much. Just don't go with high expectation.

Ting User Profile
July 2017
Thank you so much Liz for the amazing stay! Perfect central location that's close to the tube station and Portobello Road with plenty of great spots for food. Communication was timely and directions were clear, and the neighborhood is so quaint and lovely with a typical London feel. Definitely staying here again when I visit London again, thank you again! :)

Eunice User Profile
July 2017
We loved the location. The Metro was super close and lots of places to eat close by.

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Liz User Profile

I love hosting and meeting worldly guests in my London flat traveling for business and pleasure!

I am quite well traveled to esp. cosmopolitan cities & scuba diving destinations ;)

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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