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Price per night:£697 - £851
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The Gloucester

Flash Sale For September Stays Up To 30% Off!

Up to 30% Off For Other Dates in 2018. Must Book by August 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 Gloucester is a lovely and spacious family home and is set on the famous Cornwall Gardens in sophisticated Kensington. Located on the first floor without elevator (second floor American), the apartment is situated in a historic Victorian building in one of London's most beautiful locations. This vacation rental sleeps up to 6 people with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. The living room and two of the bedrooms overlook the peaceful private garden.

You'll be enchanted with the location just off Gloucester Road in sought-after Kensington, just three blocks from the Tube. The apartment is walking distance to Museum Row which includes three of London’s biggest museums including the fabulous Victoria & Albert Museum, Kensington Palace, and High Street Kensington, and it is near to supermarkets, cafés, and boutiques such as Marks & Spencer - a firm British favorite. Read our blog on the best museums for families, if you are bringing the brood.

The location of the apartment couldn’t get any better being just off Gloucester Road in coveted Kensington and only three blocks from the Tube. Click here to see why Kensington is the perfect neighborhood.

4 Bedroom(s); Sleeps Up to 6

Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with dual king bed and en suite bathroom

Bedroom 2: Queen size bed with en suite bathroom

Bedroom 3: Double bed

Bedroom 4: Single loft bed that is accessible via ladder

Please note: maximum of 3 children under the age of 18 years allowed

3 Bathroom(s)

Bathroom 1 (en suite to master bedroom): step in shower, double sinks and toilet

Bathroom 2 (en suite to bedroom 2): Cast iron bathtub, sink and toilet

Bathroom 3: Bathtub, sink and toilet

Separate powder room off living room with toilet and sink.

Accessibility & Security

  • Duplex. Located on the 1st floor (2nd floor American) and there is no elevator
  • Security alarm

In the Kitchen

  • Fully-equipped with pots, pans, utensils, dishes, glassware, and so on
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Combination microwave convection oven
  • Washer and separate dryer
  • Refrigerator with freezer
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Filter coffee pot
  • Tea boiler
  • Toaster

Heating & Cooling

  • Central heating
  • Fans available on request

For Your Comfort

  • Free high-speed wireless internet connection (Wi-Fi)
  • Balcony and beautiful views over communal gardens
  • Flat screen TV with free-to-air digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Stereo with CD player: bring your favorite music.
  • Alarm clock
  • Washer and separate dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • This is a non-smoking apartment; and, sorry, but no pets are allowed.
  • Accessibility: Apartment is located on the 2nd floor. There is no elevator but it's an easy walk up two flights of stairs from building front door to the apartment front door.
  • Porta-crib and high-chair available; must be requested at time of booking

Key Attractions on Your Doorstep

  • Kensington Gardens & Kensington Palace
  • World class shopping on High Street Kensington: many excellent shops, cafés and restaurants
  • Museum Row a few minutes' walk: Victoria & Albert Museum, Natural History Museum, Science Museum
  • Royal College of Art, Royal College of Music & Royal Geographical Society
  • Royal Albert Hall for Concerts and more
  • Public Transport: Gloucester Road Tube Station and buses. The tube station is ideal because it's direct to Tower of London, Big Ben, Westminster, St. Paul's and more

Flash Sale For September Stays Up To 30% Off!

Up to 30% Off For Other Dates in 2018. Must Book by August 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

Aug 04, 2018toAug 31, 2018£766 Mid Season
Sep 01, 2018toSep 30, 2018£851£596 (30% Off)High Season
Oct 01, 2018toOct 12, 2018£851 High Season
Oct 13, 2018toOct 26, 2018£766 Mid Season
Oct 27, 2018toNov 17, 2018£697 Low Season
Nov 18, 2018toNov 24, 2018£766 Mid Season
Nov 25, 2018toDec 18, 2018£697£488 (30% Off)Low Season
Dec 19, 2018toDec 25, 2018£851 High Season
Dec 26, 2018toJan 04, 2019£979 Peak Season
Jan 05, 2019toMar 01, 2019£697 Low Season

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


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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 wireless internet connection (Wi-Fi)
  • Personally met at your apartment when you arrive
  • We can recommend a driver who will pick you up from the airport
  • Available onsite seven days a week. We are an on-the-ground company, not a virtual rental agency
  • Detailed London manual that outlines the key features of the apartment and the surrounding neighborhood
  • 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 The Gloucester apartment. Please take a moment and click here to share a review of your experience with us.

"Londonperfect is by far the most thorough and proactive vacation rental company we've encountered. From the reservations agent to the ground team in London (Sax and Dan. Dan even walked us and our luggage to the tube on our check-out date), everyone took that extra step to make sure our needs are..."

Daisy Cho, United States

"This was the second time we rented the Gloucester. We like the location, for museums for the young (and old!) and for a selection of good, reasonably priced restaurants. The flat is very comfortable and - the major reason we went back to it- has room for extended family or guests."

The Johnson Family, Canada

"We had a wonderful time at the Gloucester apartment.
It is roomy with all the amenities you would need. It was the perfect week with our 4 children.
It is walking distance to the tube, Kensington Park and the bus line is just 2 blocks away. There is a beautiful park right across the..."

Laurie A, United States

"Dear friends from London Perfect,
Our Christmas in The Gloucester apartment was amazing.
We had a fireplace, flowers, a turkey, wine ... just missed the snow! The apartment is quiet, comfortable and cozy.
The owners were kind and lovely!!!
Thank you. We'll come back more..."

Paulo H and Family, Brazil

"The Gloucester was a great apartment for our family of 3 kids (including 1 infant). The location on the garden square was beautiful and was close to all the amenities and transport one would need. The street was quiet and the apartment had cable and enough room for us all to relax, my kids loved..."

Heather Shrimpling, United States

"The Gloucester flat was indeed "London Perfect" for our family of 5! The location was wonderful and extremely convenient for sightseeing, on a very quiet street overlooking a beautiful private neighborhood garden. It is within easy walking distance to a tube stop, grocery store and..."

Vicki Z

The Gloucester apartment is in the heart of Kensington, in central London. This neighborhood is one of the safest neighborhoods in London, inhabited by a number of Lords and Ladies, well-known actors and politicians. You are walking distance to Kensington Palace, Hyde Park, loads of shops, restaurants, cafés and public transport.

In the Neighborhood

  • Restaurants (1 min walk): There are two award-winning restaurants one minute away, The Launceston Place restaurant where the sous-chef won Iron Chef and L'Etranger, a fantastic blend of French/Asian fusion. Our favorite pizzeria is on the corner, where Princess Diana took her sons. Find numerous pastry shops, Starbucks, French pastry shops, bistros, café's and restaurants around the corner and you will delight in trying them all.
  • Supermarkets (5 min walk): Four supermarkets are within walking distance - Waitrose, Whole Foods, Sainsbury's and Marks and Spencers' excellent food store.
  • Kensington High Street (10 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.
  • Kensington Palace and Kensington Gardens (10 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 (10 min walk)
  • The Royal Geographic Museum (12 min walk) from whence the great Victorian explorers set out.
  • Walk to the famous Museum Row (12 min walk), including the Natural History, Science Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. The Natural History and Science Museum have excellent displays and are highly recommended for children. The V+A, as the Victoria and Albert Museum is called, houses important decorative arts collections as well as Islamic art and an unbeatable dress collection of garments and fashion dating from the 1300's to the swinging 60's.
  • Princess Diana Playground and Fountain (15 min walk)
  • Hyde Park (15 min walk)
  • Harrod's and Harvey Nichols department stores (25 min walk): A beautiful walk straight across the park.
  • Theatre District is direct via the tube: Hop on the tube at Gloucester Road, to go direct to the Theatre District.

Public Transport in the Area

  • Gloucester Road Tube (5 min walk): One of the most convenient tube stops in London because it is on three lines: the Piccadilly line (direct to theatre district, Covent Garden, Heathrow and British Museum) 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).
Towards marble fireplace gorgeous london flat

Cozy and spacious living room with fireplace and antique mirror

Gorgeous sunny living room with private balcony

Comfortable seating area

Balcony a peaceful spot on sunny days

Balcony is a peaceful spot on sunny days

View from balcony london private garden

View down the charming street from the balcony

Elegant chairs in the dining room

Dining room antique oak table

Dining room antique oak table can seat up to 8

Large counters make cooking a breeze!

The kitchen leads directly into the dining room

Kitchen stove oven all appliances

Fully equipped kitchen to prepare a traditional English meal

Top of stairs master bed on left then bed 3 then bathroom 3

The master bedroom is at the top of the stairs at the end of the hallway

Modern appliances in the kitchen

Stunning master bedroom with king sized bed

Stunning master bedroom with king size bed

Beautiful english bedroom antiques bleached oak floors

Beautiful english bedroom antiques, bleached oak floors and fireplace

View to garden living room master bedroom bed 3

View to the garden from the living room, master bedroom and the third bedroom

Master bed with en suite bathroom

En suite bathroom to the master bedroom

En suite master bathroom bleached wood cupboards

Step-in shower, double sink and toilet

A Charming little desk next to the bed

A Charming little desk next to the bed

The second bedroom with queen size bed and en suite bathroom

The large window lets in lots of light

This stylish chair in the window is perfect for tea and a good book

En suite bathroom to second bedroom claw foot iron bathtub

En suite bathroom to second bedroom with claw foot iron bathtub

Third bedroom with lots of storage and shelving

Bright and airy third bedroom


Window lets in lots of light

Bedroom 4 with bunkbed

Fourth bedroom with a single loft bed

Bedroom 4 has bunkbed

The loft bed is accessable via a ladder

Bathroom 3 with new england feel

The third bathroom with bathtub, sink and toilet

WC or toilet and sink off living room

Powder room with toilet and sink off the living room


Find lots of charming local pubs in the area

The food scene in London is worth the visit


Four supermarkets are within walking distance


Visit some of London's many delightful markets

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace

The vast grounds of Kensington Gardens

The Peter Pan statue in Hyde Park

Hyde Park

Princess Diana Memorial Fountain in Hyde Park

Kensington gardens

See the beauty of Kensington Palace and Gardens

Hyde Park

Serpentine Bridge at Hyde Park

Walk to Kensington High Street for world-class boutiques


Pick up a new outfit while you are in town


Shop in the trendy Chelsea area

London has some of the world's best shopping


World famous Harrods Department Store - where you can buy anything your heart desires!

National History Museum

National History Museum

The Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery

Big ben

Big ben and Westminster Palace in the heart of London

The Tower of London

The Tower of London


Stroll along the Thames to see the London sights


Magic is in the air at night!

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