Well-appointed upstairs double bedroom with private bathroom — 5 min walk from Kew Gardens Station and 10 min walk from The National Archives or the Botanic Gardens.
• Upstairs bedroom, overlooking front garden, on a tree-lined residential street. (Double brass bed — medium firm mattress 137cm/4' 6" wide.)• Hypoallergenic synthetic filled duvet and pillows.• Exclusive use of bathroom opposite bedroom (bathtub with overhead shower).• Wi-Fi, TV, ample desk, chair, closet, kettle (tea etc), fan, hair dryer, towels, shampoo....• Continental style breakfast served in dining room.• Access to garden, pleasant ambience and welcoming hosts.
• Single: £60 — Double: £80• No deposit required — cash on arrival please.• Check in from 3 PM and check out by 10 AM. (If turnover allows we can be flexible on times.)
• Our home is a non-smoking environment.• We have a resident dog (small non-shedding poodle).• Several restaurants, cafes, bars, shops etc are all within 5 to 10 min walk — map.• Laundry and dry cleaning services are also available within 5 min walk.• UK power is 230V (50Hz) and appliances require UK 3-pin plug or an adaptor.• Roadside parking is readily available (ask for free permit).• Public transport can be accessed with contactless credit/debit cards or Oyster card.• National Archive users must store any bags, coats etc in lockers provided (43x42x24 cm). (Alternatively, you may leave bags with us.)
Please check for service disruption, especially if you have a flight to catch. Take particular note of 'This weekend' and 'Future date' status updates for the District line (and Piccadilly line, if travelling via Heathrow).• From Heathrow Airport: Take any eastbound Piccadilly train (blue line); get off at Hammersmith station. Cross over to Platform 1 (stairs or lift) and follow instructions for Central London.• From Central London (typically also from Gatwick and Stanstead airports): Take westbound District train (green line) to Richmond (not Ealing Broadway). Exit at Kew Gardens station and turn right on to North Road, then walk ≈500 m (5 min).• From Richmond: Take any train one stop to Kew Gardens station (District or Overground lines). At Kew Gardens, take underpass to opposite side of station and turn right on to North Road.• First trains from about 6 am (7:30 am on Sunday & holidays).• Last trains from about midnight (11 pm on Sunday & holidays).• Peak travel is between 6:30 to 9:30 am and 4 to 7 pm Monday to Friday.
• Use Kew Gardens station underpass to cross to opposite side of North Road. Take any eastbound District line train from platform 2 (not Overground train).• Alternatively, take any train to Richmond from platform 1 (same side as North Rd). Change at Richmond and take train to Waterloo (5 min walk from London Eye).
ContactlessMos contactless credit or debit cards (issued in the UK or abroad) can be used on London Underground and buses. To pay the minimum fare for your journey, be sure to 'touch in' and 'touch out' at ticket barriers.Fares are cheaper for travel after 9:30 am and typically cost under £6 (return), or are capped at under £8 for multiple journeys (per adult per day).Oyster Card An alternative smartcard for use on London public transport (tube & bus).Can also be used for train travel to/from Gatwick airport (and Heathrow via underground).Cards cost £3 and must be charged with credit (available online and at most stations or newsagents).
Local Restaurants, Cafes etcKew Village Market - 1st Sunday of every month from 10 am to 2 pm.Royal Botanic Gardens The National Archives (Public Records Office)Local MuseumsTaxi
Tube & Rail Maps - Bus MapsLondon Cycle HireSouthbank Walking TourEmirates Air Line (Thames cable car)Thames River Boats (Easter to October) — TidesThings to do in London
British Museum Tate Britain (Turner Collection...)Tate Modern (Millennium Footbridge & St Paul's)National Gallery National Portrait Gallery Natural History Museum Victoria & Albert Museum (Gilbert Collection...)Science Museum Royal Museums Greenwich (Cutty Sark & Royal Observatory) Imperial War Museums (Churchill War Rooms & HMS Belfast) Sir John Soane's Museum Courtauld Gallery - Somerset House
London Eye Tower of London Madame Tussauds Buckingham Palace Westminster Abbey Tower Bridge
Zita Elze Floral Design (≈5 min walk)Leiths School of Food & Wine (≈20 min by tube)Kew Studio WorkshopsGarden Studio — recommended alternative local B&B
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