This ideally-located 1920s flat has been modernised without compromising its original charm. Clean, comfortable and well-maintained throughout, it has large rooms decorated in the Mid-Century Modern style along with lovely hardwood flooring. It truly is a cosy, relaxing place to stay! Couples, sightseers, business travellers and solo adventurers will all appreciate the flat's homely feel, trendy look, FREE WiFi, central location and close proximity to Elephant & Castle tube station (only 9 minute walk).Guest access
The living room is spacious, bright and beautifully presented. A comfortable couch and chair, delightful fireplace and well-chosen soft furnishings all add to the welcoming feel. The main bedroom has a double bed with high-quality mattress, plus ample storage space for your belongings.
The modern-retro look continues through to the fully-equipped kitchen/dining area, with bold red high-gloss units making for a vibrant space. All the appliances, utensils and dinnerware you could need are provided. The dining table is a lovely place to eat while you plan your next day's adventure!
The study room doubles as a second bedroom with a comfortable sofa bed and handy desk. The clean, modern bathroom has a shower over the bath.
Guest will have access to the entire place.Additional notes
A deposit of £400 is required.Guest interaction
Late check-in fee (if you arrive later than 1 hour after the agreed check-in time): £10/hour for waiting
Check-in after 8pm: £30
Check-out after 11am: £10/hour
Check-out after 11am is only possible if there’s no early guest check-in on the same day. For luggage storage information please see below.
Beddings and towels for sofa bed: £20
Please send the extra payment to us via Airbnb after you have paid for your reservation. To do this, go to INBOX ￫ message thread between you and us ￫ click SEND MONEY button at the top of the message page.
LUGGAGE STORAGE: Find nearby luggage storage locations and receive 10% off with this link (Website hidden by Airbnb)
PARCEL DELIVERY: We are unable to receive any parcel delivery to the property on your behalf before your arrival. You’ll find many parcel store services such as Amazon Locker, Collectplus, Doddle, Parcelly, InPost.
KEYS: When we hand the keys to you, we will take a photo of you with the keys for our record and for preventing later dispute about missing keys. We apologise in advance for the inconvenience.
Please follow our check-out instruction to return the keys. If keys are missing we will also need to replace the locks which will become very expensive.
Please do check the House Manual we send you after booking is confirmed, as there are many important instructions about how to get here, contact during your stay, luggage storage, how to return keys when check out etc.
Happyguest London will take care of you from enquiry to check-out. We will send you a house manual and check-in instruction after booking is confirmed. Upon your arrival, a Happyguest cohost will meet and greet you at the flat. We will hand over the keys and show you round, demystifying any queries you may have about your stay in London.Neighborhood overview
Excellent transport links and a buzzing community with a casual vibe make Elephant & Castle a great place to stay. The area is just 25 minutes from the South Bank and Tower Bridge, yet charming parks and tranquil green spaces are everywhere. There are a number of lovely cafés, good restaurants, lively bars and shopping opportunities within easy reach of the flat. Why not visit these popular local destinations:Getting around
• Ministry of Sound - a world-famous nightclub, playing jungle, drum 'n' bass and old-skool dance music
• Borough Market - a vibrant, popular food market that dates back to the 13th Century
• Mercato Metropolitano London - Italy's trendy urban farmer's market is now in London, selling a wide choice of street food in a lively atmosphere
• Imperial War Museum - educational and interesting, the museum houses exhibitions, contemporary art installations and interactive displays
• Paddington Green - one of many pretty green spaces dotted around the area, and a lovely place to while away an afternoon
• Tate Modern - the world-famous gallery, housing international contemporary art
• The Old Vic - a beautiful Victorian theatre, renowned for performances from many famous thespians!
Walk, use the regular bus service or take the Tube.
The apartment is just a 9-minute walk to Elephant and Castle tube metro station (Northen Line, Bakerloo Line), 11-minute walk to Kennington tube metro station (Northen Line).
From there you can take direct tran to Waterloo, Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Circus, Westminster, Bond Street and Baker Street.
Several bus lines stop close to the flat at bus stop Larcom Street. Bus 12 will take you directly to Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Circus in 23 minutes.
WALK TO THE FLAT FROM ELEPHANT & CASTLE
From Elephant & Castle (Bakerloo Line), take exit Southbank University, use the lifts, then walk the roundabout, down Old Kent Road, right into Elephant Road, then left at Walworth Road.
As the flat is located in Central London, parking is not easily available. If needed, we could provide vouchers to park on the street on a daily basis, at an extra charge. There's only on-street parking available nearby.
OUR LOCATION IS GREAT FOR SIGHTSEEING
The apartment is on Walworth Road, SE17 1JE if you’d like to check the location and distance. We recommend using City Mapper app or website to find your ways around London.
We are in Zone 1 and very close to the centre of London.
It takes about 30 minutes to walk to Westminster (or 20 minutes by bus) where the Big Ben and the House of Parliament are. We are also about 20-25 mins by bus or tube (Bakerloo line) to Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Circus. London Bridge is 30-minute walk or 20-minute bus away.