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Independent Kensington studio. Quarantine services

SuperhostLondon, United Kingdom
Private room in house hosted by Barbara
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 private bath

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Studio apartment with own entrance in quiet Kensington street. Five minutes walk to shops, restaurants, Kensington Palace Gardens (Hyde Park) and High Street Kensington tube station. 7 minutes walk to Gloucester Road tube station. The studio is self contained with en suite bathroom and kitchenette. If you need to quarantine we can provide shopping and laundry services.

The space
Located in one of Kensington's prime residential areas. Quiet but within 5 minutes walk of bars, restaurants, shops and public transport.

WHAT WE PROVIDE:
1. COVID-19 SPECIAL: We provide anti-bacterial soap, anti-bac disinfectant plant-based spray, suitable for all hard surfaces and hand sanitiser.
We change mattress and pillow protectors and steam mattress after every booking.

CONTACT-FREE ENTRY – We provide a contact-free access to the studio with a lock box located just outside the entrance and check in support via video doorbell.

FAST BROADBAND - Virgin wi-fi with strong even signal throughout the studio.

SMART TV & NETFLIX - Sony TV with Roku box. All live terrestrial channels such as BBC, Sky, ITV, Channel 4, 5, Film 4, etc accessible via TV Player App, individual apps for on demand TV, Netflix, Amazon Prime and other streaming apps also available;

FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN - here you will find a Nespresso coffee machine with recyclable coffee pods, induction hob, microwave/ oven, kettle, sandwich grill, fridge and blender. We provide tea, sugar, basic cooking condiments, spices & herbs;

COMFORTABLE BED: The 200cm x 220 cm (UK super king /US king) pocketspring mattress has a goose down and feather mattress topper, and hotel quality bedlinen (our guests always highlight how comfortable the bed is!)

ROOM DARKENING BLINDS to ensure a good night’s sleep;

SMART HEATING - is regulated with Honeywell thermostat so we make sure the studio is nice and warm but saving energy at the same time;

CHARGERS AND ADAPTERS – A triple USB charger and adapters are provided.

VEGAN FRIENDLY TOILETRIES - our shower gel, hand soap and hand lotion are all from British and Scottish suppliers, such as The Scottish Fine Soap Co, all in recyclable bottles. All products are cruelty free and not tested on animals;

SUMMER COOLING – The studio is equipped with a portable air conditioner ( for the 2-3 days a year that it is needed!) and a stand up fan.

BOOKS & MAGAZINES – for your enjoyment;

OTHER THINGS WE PROVIDE:
•Toilet roll;
•Paper towels;
•Hairdryers;
•Iron & ironing board;
•Eco-friendly recycled fabric shopping bags to save you 10p every time you shop;
•Umbrella – please remember to leave those for next guests;
Bath robes;
Emergency toiletry kits.


Guest access
Entire studio is solely for guest use.
NEW COVID-19 ACCESS ARRANGEMENTS:
For the safety of our guests and cleaning staff we block 24hrs between bookings to comply with new regulations for hosts who conform to Airbnb Enhanced Cleaning Routines.
CHECK IN: Full access from 2pm min 24hrs after last guests checkout.

EARLY CHECK IN: Due to COVID-19 Enhanced Cleaning Routine early check in is possible ONLY if previous guests have checked out min 24hrs prior to your arrival.

LUGGAGE DROP OFF: FREE Luggage drop off on the day of arrival, however if the cleaner is still inside, please let the cleaner wheel in the luggage. Please do not come in when the cleaners are in.

EARLY CHECKOUT - If you have to leave before 11:00am please tell us at a time of booking so we can make necessary cleaning arrangements. Thank you.

LATE CHECK OUTS - May be arranged ONLY if next guests are arriving 24hrs after your departure.

BAG STORAGE ON DEPARTURE - you can leave your bags until your departure by the door inside the apartment. Once you have packed and left luggage for the day, please do not use the studio after 11pm so that we can comply with 24hrs buffer between bookings.
Alternatively we recommend Bag BnB which charges £5 per bag for whole day and stores are all over London. We will send you the link once you book.

COVID-19 ADDITIONAL HYGIENE & SAFETY:
For your own protection, please wipe your luggage with anti-bacterial wipes (provided) before bringing it into the apartment.
Hand sanitizer will be provided by the door at the entrance. Please use every time you enter the apartment.
Shoes must be left inside by studio entrance. Please do not walk in shoes inside the studio please.

Guest access
En suite bathroom and kitchenette

Other things to note
This is a self contained studio with its own entrance, bathroom and kitchenette. Self Check in and out is available via a lock box.
Studio apartment with own entrance in quiet Kensington street. Five minutes walk to shops, restaurants, Kensington Palace Gardens (Hyde Park) and High Street Kensington tube station. 7 minutes walk to Gloucester Road tube station. The studio is self contained with en suite bathroom and kitchenette. If you need to quarantine we can provide shopping and laundry services.

The space
Located in one…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

Amenities

Wi-Fi
Kitchen
Pay TV
Dedicated workspace
Hair dryer
TV
Iron
Hangers
Heating
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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London, United Kingdom

This is one of London’s loveliest residential neighbourhoods. Approximately 5 minutes walk to High street Kensington which offers transport links to the rest of the city and has its own attractions: Kensington Palace ( the home of Prince William and Kate) and Kensington gardens . The Victoria and Albert, Natural History and Science museums are all within walking distance as is the famous department store, Harrods. We are adhering to Airbnb Covid 19 cleaning protocol to the highest and strictest standard. Self check in and check out with use of a lock box.
This is one of London’s loveliest residential neighbourhoods. Approximately 5 minutes walk to High street Kensington which offers transport links to the rest of the city and has its own attractions: Kensingto…

Hosted by Barbara

Joined in August 2015
  • 199 Reviews
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During your stay
The studio is totally self contained. The host is available to reach by what’s app at any time.
Barbara is a Superhost
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 12:00 pm
Checkout: 12:00 pm
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide detector not required Learn more
Smoke alarm