Apartment Information

Sleeps:4
Bedroom(s):2
Bathroom(s):1
Price per night:£296 - £372
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Russell

Flash Sale For August Stays Up To 10% Off!

Up to 10% Off For Other Dates in 2018. Must Book by July 31!

Click on Rates and Availability for prices or Call 1-888-520-2087 or email [email protected].
5 night minimum to qualify for the discount (some apartments have a 7 night minimum, in which case this minimum applies); cannot be combined with any other offers. The sale cannot be back-dated to existing bookings.

The Russell apartment is a bright and well-furnished 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom vacation rental located in the popular South Kensington neighborhood. The Russell is conveniently situated in South Kensington just a straight shot to Museum Row where you can visit the popular Natural History Museum, the outstanding decorative arts collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum or see a concert at the Royal Albert Hall. You'll also be near upmarket Kensington High Street lined with popular shops like TK Maxx and L.K. Bennett and great eateries and markets such as Whole Foods.

Try one of our expert-led shopping tours if you are short on time. Walk to Holland Park or Kensington Gardens where you can visit Kensington Palace, once the home of Lady Diana. Read our blog on Princess Diana’s favorite places. With the London Underground nearby you can catch the Tube direct to many of London's top sights, including Big Ben, Covent Garden, Piccadilly Circus, the theatre district, Notting Hill and more. Many of our tours offer a guided insight for those wanting to cover the key London sights.

This lovely apartment is an incredible value, and we offer special rates if you only need the use of one of the two bedrooms, which makes it ideal for a couple - so as not to have to pay for an unneeded bedroom. The beautiful open plan kitchen, living room, and dining area are welcoming and ideal for spending leisurely evenings dining at home with your family or friends. This lovely apartment in upmarket Kensington features a master bedroom with queen size bed and a second bedroom with two twin beds, making it perfect for a family with children. Find out why South Kensington is the perfect neighborhood.

2 Bedroom(s); Sleeps Up to 4

Bedroom 1: Queen bed (150cm x 200cm)

Bedroom 2: Twin beds - one is a standard twin (91cm x 200cm), the other is a US single (80cm x 200cm)

1 Bathroom(s)

Shower, heated towel rail, basin and toilet.

Accessibility & Security

  • Located on the 1st floor (2nd floor American) and there is an elevator. There are 4 steps to the entrance.

In the Kitchen

  • Fully equipped with pots, pans, cookware, glassware, utensils, dishes, and so on
  • Dishwasher
  • Four burner induction stove top
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Full-size refrigerator with freezer
  • Kettle and tea pot
  • Coffee plunger
  • Toaster

Heating & Cooling

  • Central heating
  • 2 Fans

For Your Comfort

  • Free high speed internet connection
  • Elevator: the apartment is located on the 1st floor (2nd floor American)
  • Heating: central heating throughout the apartment
  • Cooling: one portable air conditioning unit plus portable fans provided
  • Double-glazed windows in all rooms
  • Televisions with Freeview digital channels
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo with iPod docking station
  • Hairdryer
  • Washer-dryer combination
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Drying racks

Key Attractions on Your Doorstep

  • High Street Kensington: many excellent shops (including Marks & Spencers), cafés and restaurants
  • Kensington Gardens where you can walk, picnic, bicycle and paddle a boat along the Serpentine
  • Kensington Palace where Princess Diana lived, a must see. Displays of Diana's ball gowns which you'll recognize from photographs. A fascinating display of coming out gowns from Victorian times, when young women were presented to the Queen.
  • Victoria and Albert Museum - famous for decorative arts and clothing design.
  • The Royal Albert Hall hosts excellent concerts all year long
  • Supermarkets nearby, good pizzeria's, pubs, restaurants and cafés.
  • Public Transport: Earl's Court Tube - direct to many London sites such as Tower of London, Big Ben and Westminster, Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus, Covent Garden, Notting Hill, and more.

Flash Sale For August Stays Up To 10% Off!

Up to 10% Off For Other Dates in 2018. Must Book by July 31!

Call 1-888-520-2087 or email [email protected].
5 night minimum to qualify for the discount (some apartments have a 7 night minimum, in which case this minimum applies); cannot be combined with any other offers. The sale cannot be back-dated to existing bookings.

Rates Per Night

July 01, 2018toAug 03, 2018£372 High Season
Aug 04, 2018toAug 31, 2018£336£302 (10% Off)Mid Season
Sep 01, 2018toOct 12, 2018£372£335 (10% Off)High Season
Oct 13, 2018toOct 26, 2018£336 Mid Season
Oct 27, 2018toNov 17, 2018£296 Low Season
Nov 18, 2018toNov 24, 2018£336 Mid Season
Nov 25, 2018toDec 18, 2018£296 Low Season
Dec 19, 2018toDec 25, 2018£372 High Season
Dec 26, 2018toJan 04, 2019£392 Peak Season
Jan 05, 2019toMar 01, 2019£296 Low Season

A once-off damage waiver fee of £49 or £59 (depending on the apartment) is payable with the final payment.

Availability

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Our Online Availability and Advertised Rates are Based on Minimum Stay Requirements:

  • Our standard booking period in the peak and mid-season is 5 to 7 nights.
  • Our standard booking period in the low season is 5 nights, but 3 or 4-night stays are possible in selected apartments.
  • Please contact us for availability and pricing.
  • * A single booking that overlaps the nights of both Dec 25 and Dec 31 should be a minimum length of 10 nights. For exceptions to this rule, please contact us for availability and an exact quotation.

Your Rental Includes

  • Free high speed internet connection
  • Friendly on-the-ground team available to assist with any emergencies
  • Detailed London manual that outlines the key features of the apartment and the surrounding neighborhood
  • Luxury cotton towels, high thread count sheets, bath soaps and hand lotion
  • Starter supplies of dishwasher and laundry soaps, garbage bags and paper towels
  • Prices are all inclusive - no taxes, commissions, or hidden fees

We hope you had a wonderful stay in our Russell apartment. Please take a moment and click here to share a review of your experience with us.

"We loved our stay in London and everything that this flat provided for us. It was in a great location, easy to take care of and comfortable! I would totally recommend it to anybody and would love to come back, It was perfect for our family of 4 with kids!"

The Johansons, United States

"We're having a once in a lifetime family trip with 3 generations of the women in our family. London is the first step! We loved the flat and our whole experience.
Highly recommend a restaurant called Koha in the alley behind Noel Coward Theater. Great place to see actors as they exit stage..."

Cyndi, Pam, Hailie, Marilyn, United States

"This has been a lovely place to stay in London. Welcoming host and very comfortable flat to come home to after our busy sightseeing (and, a little shopping!) Can't believe we came from Melbourne to get sunburnt in London. Everything we need here - and such a convenient place so close to all..."

Bernadette, Marie & Serge, Australia

"Nous avons passé un agréable séjours à Londres. Super appartement, trés bien situé, calme et trés propre. Merci. On retient l'adresse.

Famille Doideau

We had an enjoyable stay in London. Excellent apartment, very well..."

Famille Doideau, France

"We had a wonderful time in London & loved staying at the Russell. Perfect flat & terrific location. We ate at Da Mario's & Gloucester Arms. Both were great! Also picked up food for breakfast at Sainsbury's down the street. (And they had a Starbucks too!)
If you have time, we would..."

The Thornburns, United States

"The Russell flat has a great location in Kensington and near the Earl's Court tube station. It's a quiet and light flat, well equipped. We had a very pleasant stay there. The neighborhood contains several nice pubs and other restaurants. We particularly recommend The Abingdon."

Lotta Lofgren, United States

"Lovely quiet apartment, great location. It was just like being at home with everything you need and home comforts. A nice place to return to each day. We'll come. back!!"

Nicky, Australia

"The Russell flat on Cromwell Road was a lovely place from which to start and finish our days. The flat was clean and neat and had all the necessary items for a comfortable stay. It was easy walking distance to the Earls Court tube station or High Street Kensington tube station. The Sainsburys..."

Sarah Hellewell, United States

"We appreciated the Russell apartment. It was quiet, nice and functional. Perhaps a lack of space to put things away in the bedrooms. We had not discovered at first that there was space in the big cupboard of the living-room. A well-equipped kitchen. The location was very convenient with easy access..."

Elizabeth M, Switzerland

"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Russell! It was clean, comfortable and in a great neighborhood. The flat was so close to the tube, groceries, restaurants etc. We were also very impressed with the communication before during and after our stay at the Russell. London Perfect helped us find a..."

Krista, United States

"Location and description of apartment were exactly as advertised. Comfortable beds in both rooms and a very well equipped kitchen. London Perfect staff and Lushi were wonderful in providing directions and showing us shopping, tube stops, etc. The caveat in the apartment description about the..."

David Leblang, United States

"Had an excellent stay! We were met at the apartment and inducted into how everything works etc. The apartment was clean well appointed with all the necessary appliances and more than enough crockery. The security of the building was excellent and had 24hour coverage. I can recommend this apartment..."

Richard Thomas

"We stayed at the London Perfect Russell apartment with our 2 teenagers (16 and 14) over the Christmas holiday, December 2014 and had a great time! From the moment we arrived we were well taken care of by London Perfect who met us at the apartment and explained everything about the place and the..."

The DuMonts, United States

"I really enjoyed the appartment (exactly what you see in the pictures): warm bright, sunny, clean, perfectly located, great wifi (very very important when you're travelling with teens!!) very nice area. Well, the appartment is just perfect. We've been very welcomed by the staff, came earlier and..."

Yasmina, France

"This apartment (or "flat"!) is in a perfect location for those who wish to have peace and quiet but still be close to a tube stop. You are mere blocks away from the underground, groceries, Kensington/Hyde Park, and tons of great restaurants. The setup is ideal for families, and the..."

Lisa McGivern, United States

"Incredibly convenient apartment. Bus line right out front and in between 2 underground stations that can get you anywhere in the city. Near to a large grocery store as well as fruit stands and nice local restaurants. Apartment was perfect for us. 2 boys had two single beds in one bedroom and we..."

Alison R, United States

"We, a family of four (daughters age 13 and 10) found the apartment to be perfect for our needs. Four minutes to Earl's Court tube stop, well appointed, great kitchen that was easy for breakfast, good water pressure, excellent natural light, plenty of space -- really just what we wanted. Some..."

Rich, United States

"Our time at the Russell was wonderful! I must repeat what everyone else has said: the location is perfect. It is close to several Tube stops, a grocery store and Museum Row. The neighborhood felt very safe-even at night. Although the building is on a busy street, the flat itself faces the parking..."

Lisa Winston, United States

"We enjoyed our stay in the Russell apartment. It is conveniently located within walking distance to several shopping areas and many different area attractions. Its close proximity to the tube station makes it perfect for getting anywhere!

The apartment itself was well appointed and..."

Victoria Yatzus, United States

"Plenty of places to explore, Pageantry, Palace, Parks, Pubs, Public transport, Parking,Peaceful, Purveyors of fine food, Pleasant. PERFECT! 10/10 Thank You."

Jim & Karen, Australia

"The Russell apartment was perfect! Centrally located, it is within a very short walk to several tube stops...we used the alley across the road to short cut to Earl's Court (took us 5 minutes!). Grocery stores abound! Sainsbury is literally a block away. Tescos (better selection) is a 10 minute..."

Claudia & Pete Roux, United States

"We were very happy with our 8 day stay in the Russell Apartment. The location is great - we used the Earl's Court tube stop daily and loved being only 5 minutes away. The area is very nice, safe, and close to shopping, restaurants, and Kensington Park. The apartment was very clean and well..."

Penny & Jeff S, United States

"We loved the apartment! It was conveniently located to all major transportation hubs and comfortable after a long day of sightseeing. A member of the London Perfect staff met us at the apartment, showed us around and the staff remained on call the entire week if we needed anything. London Perfect..."

Arnold & Linda Blair, United States

"The apartment was very nice: simple and clean. Unfortunately, there was a mix-up on our arrival and it had not been cleaned so the owner and management person had to clean it while we waited in the apartment. They felt really bad about it and apologized profusely.

It was hot when we..."

Cindy Tipton, United States

"I would recommend Russell as an ideal luxury apartment to stay in when in London. I found the location and the quality of the apartment perfect. This ensured that I had a fantastic stay over the 7 nights that my husband and I were in London in February 2013 and attests to the fact that I am..."

Felix, USA

"The Russell flat was perfect for my family of three. The location tremendous, only a few blocks to the tube, one block to the bus, & grocery store. The apartment was clean, very quiet, plenty of hot water and perfect for our weeks visit. We enjoyed relaxing in the flat after a full day of..."

Faith & Mitch W, United States

"My husband and I stayed here over Christmas, and thoroughly enjoyed this gorgeous property. It felt just like home, extremely relaxing and very comfy. I had all the mod cons I needed, including wireless internet and cable TV. The apartment is away from the main road and very quiet. It has a 24hr..."

Olivia E, Greece

"I came to stay at this apartment last summer with my husband and two children. It proved the perfect place for us to have a well earned break. It's away from the road and extremely quiet. It also is newly refurbished, so extremely clean and tidy. It feels very luxurious and similar to a hotel. The..."

Mommy 2, USA

"This flat is very comfortable and in a superb location, with easy access to Kensington and Chelsea by foot (or if you're lazy like me by tube which is only a couple of minutes' walk!). Everything is super clean and works perfectly. What more could you want?! Highly recommended."

Happycamper

"We thoroughly enjoyed our recent visit to London. The Russell was definitely the best choice of apartment and location. Being in the heart of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, the luxury and comfort of the apartment was a combination of luxery and home from home, which gave us a sense..."

Con, USA

The Russell vacation rental is located in South Kensington, near Museum Row and fabulous London shopping along Kensington High Street. You are walking distance to Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens, loads of shops, restaurants, cafés and public transport.

In the Neighborhood

  • Supermarket (3 min walk): Large Sainsbury's located on Cromwell Road.
  • Kensington High Street (8 min walk): You are a stone's throw to the world-class fashion boutiques of Kensington High Street -- from Zara to H+M, Top Shop, Marks and Spencers, classic clothing by some of the top English boutiques, trendy stores such as Urban Decay, Monsoon, Accessorize and more.
  • Natural History Museum (13 min walk)
  • Kensington Palace and Kensington Gardens (15 min walk): Visit Kensington Palace where Princess Diana and Princess Margaret both lived. Picnic and bicycle in the beautiful Kensington Gardens.
  • Royal Albert Hall or at the Royal College of Music (18 min walk)
  • Victoria and Albert Museum (17 min walk)
  • Science Museum (17 min walk)
  • The Royal Geographic Museum (22 min walk) from whence the great Victorian explorers set out.
  • Princess Diana Playground and Fountain (22 min walk)
  • Hyde Park (22 min walk)
  • Harrod's and Harvey Nichols department stores (30 min walk or take a direct tube three stops from Earl's Court station)
  • Theatre District: Hope on the tube at Earl's Court and take the train seven stops to Leicester Square

Public Transport in the Area

  • Public Transport
    - Earl's Court Tube station (5 min walk): take the Piccadilly line direct to the theatre district, Leicester Square, Big Ben, Covent Garden and Heathrow.
    - Gloucester Road Tube station (8 min walk): one of the most convenient tube stops in London because it is on three lines: the Piccadilly line plus the District and Circle lines (direct to Westminster, the London Wheel, Tower of London, Madame Tussaud's, Baker Street, St. Paul's, Embankment for London Boat rides and more).
Floorplan
Living Room - Kensington Apartment Rental in London

Living room in our Russell vacation rental in London

Living room

Large living and dining room

Sofa in Short Term London Apartment

Unwind at the end of a long day on the comfortable sofa

decor

Rich reds in the decor bring character to the living room

Carved Wooden Curtain Knobs

We love these carved wooden knobs that hold the curtains

TV

Flat screen TV in the living room

art

Charming floral prints above the sofa

dining table

View towards the flat-screen TV and dining table

dining table

Open plan living and dining area in London apartment

windows

Large window lets in lots of light to the living and dining area

Table

Set the table for a lovely dinner at home!

kitchen

Stylish white kitchen with modern appliances

Kitchen

Fully equipped kitchen with every appliance you need

Fruit

Bring home fresh fruit and vegetables from the local stores

Kitchen

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need!

Kitchen

Find everything you need in the kitchen

Master bedroom

Master bedroom of our London vacation rental

Master bedroom

The perfect place to curl up after a long day of sightseeing

Master bedroom

Charming bed side tables

Framed Pictures Master Bedroom

Lovely framed pictures in the master bedroom

Bedroom - London Kensington Apartment

Pack away your belongings in the master bedroom cupboard

Second bedroom

Sunny second bedroom features two single beds

Beds

Two single beds with high-quality mattresses and linens

Patterned cushions

Lovely patterened cushions in the second bedroom

Second bedroom

Two comfortable beds in the second bedroom

Flowers

Brighten your day with some lovely flowers!

bathroom

Step inside your enclosed shower at the Russell

bathroom

Apartment has one bathroom with shower, toilet and sink

bathroom

Spacious sink with storage below and overhead mirror

Gardens

Visit London's fantastic parks and gardens during your stay!

Brompton Cemetry is one of London's Magnificent Seven historic cemetries

Angel statue in Brompton cemetery

Peter Pan

Peter Pan statue of Kensington Palace Gardens

Kensington gardens

Kensington Gardens

Holland Park

Kyoto Garden in Holland Park

Saatchi Gallery

Saatchi Gallery

V and A Museum

Discover the outstanding collections at the V and A Museum

Tate Modern

The Tate Modern museum is set along the Thames River

British Museum

Spend time with your family at the British Museum

Natural History Museum

Visit the iconic Natural History Museum

Kensington

The stunning white townhouses in Kensington

arcades

Explore the stunning arcades in the heart of London

Liberty

Spend some time exploring the uniquely charming Liberty Department Store

Harrods

Take a quick walk to Harrods Department Store

cafes

Fantastic dining at the local cafes and restautants

Exterior of the Royal Albert Hall

St Paul's Cathedral

Visit the London Eye and top sights quickly and easily!

Walk across the iconic Tower Bridge in London

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

London

London is a great place to spend your vacation!

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