What's On Offer

Upstairs bedroom, overlooking front garden, on a tree-lined residential street.
  (Double brass bed — medium firm mattress 137cm/4' 6" wide.)
• Hypo-allergenic 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.

Nightly Tariff

• 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.)

Please Note

• Our home is a non-smoking environment.
• We have a resident dog (small non-shedding poodle).
• We ask that guests wear sandals whilst inside the house (provided).
• Several restaurants, cafes, bars, shops etc are all within 5 to 10 min walk.
• 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 paid for by contactless credit, debit or Oyster cards.
• National Archives users beware of opening times (closed Sundays & Mondays) and bag etc restrictions (locker size: 43x42x24 cm).

Public Transport

Getting to us

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 next instruction 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.

Getting to central London

• 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).

Kew Gardens Station & Map

It is advisable to check status updates for any existing or 'Future date' disruption to London transport.
Take particular note of the District and Piccadilly lines, especially if you have a flight to catch. In the event of cancellations replacement buses will be provided, but this will inevitably add to your journey time.
• 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. 

Paying for London Transport

Mos contactless credit or debit cards (issued in the UK or abroad) and Google Pay or Apple Pay, 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 or from Gatwick airport (and Heathrow via underground).
Cards cost ≈£5 and must be charged with credit (available online and at most stations or newsagents).