Cozy and spacious living room of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect
Comfortable seating area of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect
Private balcony of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect
View down the charming street from the balcony of The Gloucester vacation rental
Dining room antique oak table in The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect
Fully equipped kitchen of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect
Door from kitchen to dining room of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect
Stunning first bedroom of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect
Beautiful English bedroom antiques in The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect
Step-in shower, double sink and toilet in The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect
Charming little desk next to the bed in The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect
Second bedroom with double bed in The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect
En suite bathroom to second bedroom claw foot iron bathtub
Third bedroom of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect
Large window in third bedroom of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect
Fourth bedroom with a single loft bed in The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect
Loft bed with ladder in The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect
Third bathroom of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect
Charming street in Kensington London
Kensington Palace gates
Gaze over the lake from this bridge in Hyde Park
View of Parliament from the River Thames
Houses of parliament in London at night

Apartment Information

Sleeps:6
Bedroom(s):4
Bathroom(s):3.5
Price per night:£488 - £596
Min Stay7 nights

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The Gloucester

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.

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

4 Bedroom(s); Sleeps Up to 6

Bedroom 1: King bed (71in x 79in; 180cm x 200cm)
Bedroom 2: Double bed (51in x 75in; 130cm x 190cm)
Bedroom 3: Double bed (53in x 75in; 135cm x 190cm)
Bedroom 4: Single loft bed (31in x 71in; 80cm x 180cm)

3.5 Bathroom(s)

Bathroom 1 (en suite to Bedroom 1): Shower (fixed rainfall showerheads), toilet and double sink
Bathroom 2 (en suite to Bedroom 2): Bathtub (handheld showerhead), toilet and sink
Bathroom 3: Bathtub (handheld showerhead), toilet and sink
Half Bath: 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

Rates Per Night

Nov 25, 2018toDec 18, 2018£488 Low Season
Dec 19, 2018toDec 25, 2018£596 High Season
Dec 26, 2018toJan 04, 2019£685 Peak Season
Jan 05, 2019toFeb 08, 2019£488 Low Season
Feb 09, 2019toMar 01, 2019£488 Low Season
Mar 02, 2019toApr 11, 2019£536 Mid Season
Apr 12, 2019toAug 02, 2019£596 High Season
Aug 03, 2019toAug 30, 2019£536 Mid Season
Aug 31, 2019toOct 18, 2019£596 High 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 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).
Cozy and spacious living room of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

Cozy and spacious living room with fireplace and antique mirror

Comfortable seating area of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

Comfortable seating area

Private balcony of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

Balcony is a peaceful spot on sunny days

View down the charming street from the balcony of The Gloucester vacation rental

View down the charming street from the balcony

Elegant chairs in the dining room of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

Elegant chairs in the dining room

Dining room antique oak table in The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

Dining room antique oak table can seat up to 8

Large counters in kitchen of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfec

Large counters make cooking a breeze!

Door from kitchen to dining room of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

The kitchen leads directly into the dining room

Fully equipped kitchen of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

Fully equipped kitchen to prepare a traditional English meal

Hallway leading to first bedroom of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

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

Modern appliances in the kitchen of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

Modern appliances in the kitchen

Stunning first bedroom of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

Stunning first bedroom with king bed

Beautiful English bedroom antiques in The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

Beautiful English bedroom antiques, bleached oak floors and fireplace

View to the garden from the living room of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

View to the garden from the living room and first and third bedrooms

En suite bathroom to the first bedroom of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

En suite bathroom to the first bedroom

Step-in shower, double sink and toilet in The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

Step-in shower, double sink and toilet

Second bedroom with a double bed in The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

Second bedroom with a double bed

Writing desk next to the bed in The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

A Charming little desk next to the bed

Second bedroom with double bed in The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

The second bedroom with double bed and en suite bathroom

Large window in second bedroom of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

The large window lets in lots of light

Stylish chair in second bedroom of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

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

En suite bathroom to second bedroom clawfoot cast iron bathtub

En suite bathroom to second bedroom with clawfoot cast iron bathtub

Third bedroom of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

Third bedroom with lots of storage and shelving

Bright and airy third bedroom of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

Bright and airy third bedroom

Large window in third bedroom of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

Window lets in lots of light

Fourth bedroom with a single loft bed in The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

Fourth bedroom with a single loft bed

Loft bed with ladder in The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

The loft bed is accessable via a ladder

Third bathroom of The Gloucester vacation rental offered by London Perfect

The third bathroom with bathtub, sink and toilet

Half bath with toilet and sink off the living room of The Gloucester vacation rental

Half bath with toilet and sink off the living room

The Sherlock Holmes Pub in London

Find lots of charming local pubs in the area

Signs outside typical British pub in London

The food scene in London is worth the visit

Local supermarket near vacation rental offered by London Perfect

Four supermarkets are within walking distance

Vegetables at a local market in London

Visit some of London's many delightful markets

Kensington Palace gates

Kensington Palace

The vast grounds of Kensington Gardens

The vast grounds of Kensington Gardens

The Peter Pan statue in Hyde Park

The Peter Pan statue in Hyde Park

Princess Diana Memorial Fountain in Hyde Park

Princess Diana Memorial Fountain in Hyde Park

Kensington Palace and Gardens

See the beauty of Kensington Palace and Gardens

Serpentine Bridge at Hyde Park

Serpentine Bridge at Hyde Park

Kensington High Street for world-class boutiques

Walk to Kensington High Street for world-class boutiques

Mannequin with elegant scarf

Pick up a new outfit while you are in town

Trendy shops in Chelsea London

Shop in the trendy Chelsea area

London has some of the world's best shopping

London has some of the world's best shopping

Harrods department store exterior at night

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

National History Museum Exterior

National History Museum

The Saatchi Gallery Entrance

The Saatchi Gallery

Big ben and Westminster Palace in the heart of London

Big ben and Westminster Palace in the heart of London

The Tower of London is a must-do for any English vacation

The Tower of London

View of Parliament from the River Thames

Stroll along the Thames to see the London sights

Houses of parliament in London at night

Magic is in the air at night!

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