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The Queensgate Studio Loft

Welcome to the charming, compact 425 square feet Queensgate loft studio! Located in a beautiful white Victorian building in South Kensington, walk up a short flight of stairs and step into the building to see the original inlaid tile floors. Turn right down a short hallway and you're home. Enter this cosy apartment to find the bathroom on your left and kitchen directly ahead. Turn right and the dining and living room with large windows are straight ahead.

While compact the apartment has been beautifully remodeled, offers every comfort, sleeps up to 3 and receives excellent reviews. The price is great compared to small hotel rooms and you'll save a lot shopping at the nearby supermarket and dining in.

Best of all, the location is ideal in the most sought-after neighborhood in London - where you can walk to museums, monuments, palaces, shopping and more! You'll be just a short stroll from Kensington Gardens and Museum Row, home to the Victoria & Albert Museum, Science Museum and the Natural History Museum. You'll also love being so close to the Gloucester Road Tube station where you can go direct and quickly reach the Theatre District for London's fabulous West End shows and shopping in Covent Garden. The Queensgate is a charming home away from home in London!

Studio; Sleeps Up to 3

There is a king-sized bed (150cm x 200cm) located on the loft-style mezzanine with access via alternating riser-style stairs. The sofa bed converts to one or two single beds at night, depending on your sleeping configuration.

1 Bathroom(s)

1 Bathroom with shower, sink and toilet; spacious and newly remodeled in beige tiles. Hot water tank: 80 gallons.

Accessibility & Security

  • There are 5 steps up from the pavement to the building front door. The apartment is located on a raised ground floor (1st floor American)
  • Please note: This is a loft-style studio so there is also a steep staircase with alternate risers leading up to the bed. The loft sleeping area is not recommended for elderly people and people with disabilities or any mobility issues.

In the Kitchen

  • Fully-equipped with pots, pans, cookware, utensils, dishes, glassware, linen, and so on.
  • Stove top
  • Convection oven
  • Microwave
  • Under-the-counter refrigerator with small freezer compartment
  • Nespresso machine
  • Drip coffee pot
  • Toaster

Heating & Cooling

  • Central heating throughout the apartment
  • Apartment has two fans, upstairs and down for good ventilation

For Your Comfort

  • Free high-speed wireless internet connection (Wi-Fi)
  • Double glazed windows to offer good sound insulation
  • Flat-screen television with free digital channels
  • DVD player: dual-standard so you can bring your own movies
  • iPod dock
  • Alarm clock
  • Washer machine plus a drying rack which can be set up in the bathroom to dry your clothes at night
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hairdyrer
  • Babysitting can be arranged; please ask our friendly staff
  • Baby porta-cribs and high-chairs available; please request at the time of booking
  • Security: Among the best and safest neighborhoods in London; outer building door has a secure lock, apartment has a security lock.
  • This is a non-smoking apartment; and, sorry, but no pets are allowed.

Key Attractions on Your Doorstep

  • Heart of Kensington! Excellent location in London, just across from Imperial College and one block from the Natural History Museum. You're two minute's walk from Kensington Gardens.
  • Several supermarkets in the neighbourhood including Whole Foods.
  • Dining: Huge selection of restaurant choices from good pizzeria's, Indian, fine dining, French bistros and favorite cafés including Starbucks. A favourite gastro pub is around the corner.
  • Enjoy Kensington Gardens where you can walk, picnic, bicycle and even swim in the Serpentine!
  • Kensington Palace is located here, where Princess Diana lived. Visit the displays of Diana's ball gowns which you'll recognize from movies and photos. There are displays of debutante gowns from Victorian times, when young women were presented to the Queen.
  • Visit The Natural History Museum - recommended for parents and children alike, especially the Dinosaur wing and the Darwin wing.
  • Visit the Science museum and the fascinating exhibits of the Industrial Revolution! Watch movies at their Imax Theatre
  • The Victoria and Albert Museum is known for arts and clothing.
  • The Royal Albert Hall has concerts all year long and is three minutes away.
  • Walk to Knightsbridge and explore Harrod's, Harvey Nichols, Burberry's and many more fashion shops.
  • Public Transport: Gloucester Road Tube - the tube takes you direct to many London sites such as Tower of London, Big Ben and Westminster, Covent Garden, Theatre District, British Museum and more.

Bloomin' London May Sale: Get 10% off between May 1st - 31st 2017.
Was £244, Now £220 per night.
Terms: Min 5 night stay. Offer cannot be combined with another offer or backdated.

Rates Per Night

Jan 02, 2017toMar 03, 2017£176Low Season 
Mar 04, 2017toApr 13, 2017£196Mid Season 
Apr 14, 2017toJul 28, 2017£244High Season 
Jul 29, 2017toSep 01, 2017£196Mid Season 
Sep 02, 2017toOct 13, 2017£244High Season 
Oct 14, 2017toOct 27, 2017£196Mid Season 
Oct 28, 2017toDec 22, 2017£176Low Season 
Dec 23, 2017toDec 29, 2017£196Mid Season 
Dec 30, 2017toJan 05, 2018£256New Years 

A once-off damage waiver fee of £39 or £49 (depending on the apartment) is payable with the final payment.

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.


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Your Rental Includes

  • Free high-speed wireless internet connection (Wi-Fi)
  • 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

"Great location, close to Hyde Park, V&A, Gloucester Road tube station (buy the Oyster card!). Many attractions are within walking distance. Enjoy a nice walk to Buckingham Palace, etc. via Hyde Park. Near several embassies, universities, safe to walk at night.

First floor, easy in and..."

Jacqueline and Charles Feerick, United States

"This is our second time working with London Perfect and the service and quality are as perfect as our first trip. From the smile and professionalism of Lushi who greeted us at the airport and took us into London, to the warmth and hospitality of staff who prepared Queensgate beautifully, to the..."

Katherine Chen, United States

"This is our second time at a Perfect location ( Paris 2013) very nice accomodations. Nicely appointed and amentities, ie soap, coffee,paper towels, etc. We are very comfortable in London, so we did not need to use the office staff, but its nice to know they are there if needed. I strongly rec'd..."

Mary Pahlow, United States

"We very much enjoyed our stay at Queensgate. While we chose it for proximity to the V&A museum, its Tube links were great, making it easy to get around London. A bonus was being on the same Tube line as Kings Cross for ease of access to St Pancras and the Eurostar.
The apartment was well..."

Lynne Bulloch, Australia

"We absolutely loved it! Apartment was lovely...decorated beautifully in every way (and I am an Interior Designer)! Location was perfect...the street is beautiful and safe! But mostly the service from London Perfect was just that... perfect! They were professional in every way and went well..."

Deborah Houseworth, United States

"This is our family's second stay in the Queensgate Loft in the past two years. This flat is in a great location and within easy walking distance to the Tube, Kensington Gardens, shopping, restaurants and museums. The apartment is extremely comfortable, clean and has a wonderful large bathroom and..."

Monica Andrews, United States

"My daughter, her friend and I had a lovely time in London. London Perfect makes the lodgings so easy. The studio apartment was in a great location and had the basics that we needed when we were tired of touring. It's such an easy way to travel. The best part of London Perfect, and Paris Perfect,..."

Margaret P, United States

"This was our 2nd stay in the Queensgate loft in the past 2 years. The loft is in a perfect location for experiencing London and within easy walking distance to many sights and the Tube. The loft is modern, clean and perfect for 2-3 people. Working with London Perfect is very easy and we booked the..."

Susan K, United States

"My daughter and I stayed at Queensgate and loved this charming apartment! The location is excellent for walking to the museums, Kensington Palace and gardens, Royal Albert Hall, a tube stop and great shopping. Definitely recommend it!"

Anastasia Walsh, United States

"We loved this cozy little flat. It is perfect for two. The neighborhood is wonderful! It was an easy walk to museums, shopping, dining, and the underground. Thank you, London Perfect Team, for the warm welcome and another "perfect" vacation experience!"

Staci S., United States

"Second time using "Perfect" other was in Paris. The Queensgate loft was just about perfect for three. The apartment is well equipped, nicely decorated, and very close to transportation, and some attractions. The only issue during the last three nights of our stay was hot water, but they did their..."

Rick Beck, United States

"I had a great stay at the Queensgate apartment. It was the perfect fit for me. It was nice, clean and modern. It had everything I needed and after a long day of sightseeing, I appreciated coming back to a nice comfortable bed! Hopefully I will be back soon and can stay there again!"

Beth, United States

"The apartment was tiny but well furnished, well equipped and spotless. Steps to loft looked challenging but worked out fine. We took our 11 year-old granddaughter who slept in the sleeping couch downstairs. Great neighborhood and location near Kensington Park and many restaurant choices on..."

Micki G, United States

"We loved our stay at the Queensgate apartment in South Kensington. It was very comfortable, clean and in a great location. It was quiet and a short walk to Kensington Gardens and to the Tube. Lots of restaurants and grocery stores nearby. We felt very comfortable in our apartment after a long day..."

Kate G, United States

"We had a wonderful stay at the Queensgate studio loft. Great location and everything was perfect in the apartment."

Renata Mattos, Brazil

"Perfect location. Very convenient for walks in Kensington Gardens and the Gloucester Tube Station was just about a 10 minute walk. The apartment was very comfortable and all the necessary amenities (except for a coffee maker)."

David Andrews, United States

"We really enjoyed our stay at the Queensgate Studio Loft! Having stayed at two Paris Perfect apartments we knew the accommodations would be nice. My daughter and I enjoyed the location, the decor, and the large bathroom. Your friendly staff welcomed us at the apartment and provided valuable..."

Anita Thompson, United States

"My daughter and I had a wonderful week at the Queensgate Loft. The apartment, though small, was perfect for our needs. Everything we needed was provided and in excellent condition. After very long days the comfortable bed was indeed appreciated! We loved the neighborhood which had easy access..."

Susan Horne, United States

"Thank you very much, my mother and her friend had a wonderful time!"

Maria P

"Queensgate was perfect for the week my husband and I spent in London. This compact yet comfortable flat takes advantage of every inch of space. We enjoyed the location and quickly got the hang of getting around on the tube and the city bikes."

Vianna Zimbel, United States

"We loved it..great location!"

Margaret Stewart, United States

"I truly experienced a I wonderful time in you're great city!! The apartment was very times a bit warm inside due to the high humidity, but none the less, met all of our expectations. I would have no hesitation in recommending your properties to colleagues & friends. I will definitely..."

Jeff M

"My husband and I could not have been more pleased with our recent stay at the Queensgate loft. Everyone at London Perfect was quick to respond to email questions, and they were incredibly accommodating of our needs when it came to our infant son. Booking Lushi to take us to and from the airport was..."

Megan S, United States

"Fabulous accommodations! The sites were so easily accessible through the underground! It was a pleasure to return here each evening after a day of sightseeing. We hope to return."

John & Lillian G, USA

"Wow! What a great place to stay while visiting London. Our daughter is studying in London for a semester at Imperial. This was close and convenient to everything. High Street Ken, Hyde Park, the theater district, shopping etc. It's all so close. If you like tennis the tour of Wimbledon was AMAZING...."

Tina & Drew R, USA

"We enjoyed our visit here with our daughter, now living in the UK. Great location - well equipped digs. Hope to be back!"

J Pollock, USA

"I had a most lovely stay at The Queensgate Studio Loft. It was clean and contained all one would need for a pleasant stay. It was just the right sized flat and most conveniently located to museums, shops, and the tube. As well, it was a good neighborhood that was located to that oh, so wonderful..."

Karen W, United States

"We had a wonderfully busy week in London. This apartment was very central with excellent access to the tube and buses. We have walked everywhere and loved having the V & A as our local museum. The Hollywood Fashions exhibition is outstanding. We did a day trip to Bath which we loved - what a..."

Rosemary and Eliza W, Australia

"What a wonderful week! Our stay couldn't have been more perfect. The condo was so convenient and the tube was easy to use. Enjoyed the local pub and restaurants. Enjoyed the many beautiful parks and people watching. Would recommend the trip to Stonehenge - it was amazing. Thank you again for your..."

Steve G, USA

"We had a wonderful week in London! This flat was a great base from which to explore - very convenient for the tube and for walking. Our favourite neighbourhoods to explore included Notting Hill and the West End. Very much enjoyed sitting in pubs and cafes and chatting with Londoners - made afew new..."

Brooke B, USA

"Excellent location! So handy to everything, whether by tube or walking. We were able to see the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace and also the beautiful old books at the British Library, among three nights of theatre.

Our first time in London has been a joy and this convenient apartment..."

Pat & Jan M, Canada

"Great Apartment! Fabulous location! Everything was brilliant! Thanks for your hospitality (smiley face!)."

Steve B, United States of America

"We have returned home after a simply wonderful week in London. We loved the Queensgate apartment. What a clever use of space! It was very comfortable for the two of us and we got the hang of the stairs right away. Your restaurant recommendations were great. We loved both Clark's and..."

Linda & Ira Goldman

"My 19 year old daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed staying at the Queen's Gate. We couldn't have stayed in a better location and the apartment was lovely. It had everything we needed and the booklet of information came in very handy. We tried many of the suggested restaurants and enjoyed all of..."

Teresa D, Canada

"We were extremely pleased with the flat. The location was outstanding - close to the subway, stores, restaurants, parks and museums. The flat was beautifully decorated, very clean and had everything we needed including loads of information about London and our neighbourhood. Our only suggestion..."

Elaine & Rick J, Canada

"We enjoyed the Queens Gate apartment very much. It had everything we needed and was delightfully decorated. The stairs were a bit tricky, but other than that, it was great. Close to the tube and lots of places were within walking distance. Madelyn sent us tons of helpful information and we were..."

Chris & Julie Cross, USA

"This is a lovely flat in a fantastic location. Two tube stops within extremely easy walking distance (5 min)and black cabs pass frequently. The loft is exactly as depicted on the website - clean, compact, and perfect for a vacation stay. The linens are great (towels are John Lewis), and even..."

Kris, United States

"We cannot recommend the Queen's Gate Studio Loft enough. Beautiful furnishings in London's best neighborhood. Just across the street from the Natural History Museum and a few blocks from Kensington Gardens. We will definitely stay here when we return to London. Loved the kitchen and bath, free..."

Gabe and Jenny Resendez, United States

"The apartment was lovely and in a great location.

Judith, Canada

"Although small, this immaculately clean and well-appointed apartment never felt cramped. Sleek, modern furniture and fixtures combine well with elegant ceiling and wall paintings in keeping with the building's refined history. Excellent neighborhood always felt safe.

Book containing..."

Dr. and Mrs. Keenan, USA

"Location: Excellent. Across from Natural History Museum and near V&A museum. Short walk to Harrods. Two tube stops nearby. Unlimited shops in neighborhood, from Boots to Waitrose. Lots of good restaurants close at hand. Apartment: exactly as pictured. Beautiful decor from paintings to "frescoes"...."

Debra and Jerry Jacobs, United States

"Loved, loved, loved Queen's Gate!! I was there by myself and felt soooo comfortable. Very nicely appointed kitchen. Lovely big bathroom. Super comfy bed with lovely linens. Yes, it's a studio but the loft bedroom gives it more a one bedroom feel. Lots of tour books and resources on the bookshelf...."

Melissa, United States

"The Queensgate apartment was excellent - very compact but ideal for two people. It was very well equipped but not at all fussy and had everything we needed. The location was great, we were really happy with it, especially being able to drop into the V&A museum whenever we had an hour to spare."

Rosemary Cantwell, Australia

"Great apartment! Fabulous location! Everything was brilliant! Thanks for your hospitality (smiley face!)."

Steve B, United States

"We loved the apartment. We especially loved the convenience to the tube stop (Gloucester Rd), three fantastic museums (V&A, Science Museum and Natural History) and the local restaurants and grocery stores."

Silu Narvekar, USA

"My husband and I stayed in the Queen's Gate Studio apartment from May 30 to June 6, 2010. Getting there from Heathrow was very convenient and travelling around London on the tube was easy from the apartment. We found South Kensington to be a charming area and walked the area without worrying..."

Arlene Fitzgerald, Canada

"This is a tiny but charming studio/loft in a great location. It is elegantly furnished and comfy; way better than a hotel room, but not spacious. We really enjoyed our stay there."

Vicky Rideout, USA

"We stayed for a week at the Queens Gate apartment. It was exactly as depicted on the website, absolutely gorgeous and a wonderful location."

Steve & Chris Penglase, Australia

"My mother (75), Aunt (80) and I (49) had a terrific one week stay at the Queensgate Apartment in February 2010. The location was ideal - so close to beautiful Kensington Gardens, the V&A Museum, the Gloucester tube station, the Kensington High Street. We got to know the neighbourhood and felt..."

Joy Bauer, Canada

"We took our granddaughter to London for her 16th birthday, at her request. The Queen's Gate flat was perfect for us. It was small but beautifully fitted and we had everything we could need. I loved being able to wash clothes! The location was great and restaurants, shopping and tube were handy.

Jimmie, Ralph and Mikaela

"Hello Madelyn, we miss London! Thanks for the use of your charming Queensgate flat. From start to finish a memorable New Year's holiday in London. Great location, cozy flat and easy to get around. We will be back! Cheers!"

Karen & Ed Hasler

"This letter is about 1 year exactly since our return from London and Queensgate! We have been caring for, moving and selling the home of my father since our trip and I have just never gotten to this post. I guess the fact that I still want to post this is testament to the absolutely wonderful trip..."

Bob, Bonnie & Jeffrey Bohme

"My stay was truly perfect at the Queen's Gate apartment. The design was superb! I travel frequently and so many details were not missed: premium soaps, the espresso machine, and the abundant welcome package. The bed and linens were so comfortable I had a tough time getting up everyday! Highly..."


"Just a quick note to let you know how much we enjoyed the Queensgate studio on our recent trip. It was so great to live like a "Londoner" for the week in your impeccable flat - it was the perfect size for us and the loft couldn't have been more comfortable!

Also wanted to thank you,..."

Leigh & Andy

"I am an interior designer who has traveled extensively and has stayed in leading hotels all over the world. During my recent trip to London I booked a wonderful flat through London Perfect. Madelyn and Philippe were wonderful to work with and the flat was exquisite.

This small flat is..."

Jan Wilkinson

"I can't tell you how much I enjoyed our stay at the Queensgate apartment. Never have I seen such beautifully inventive use of such a small space! Everything was absolutely comfortable, exceptionally beautiful, and truly perfect. As in all of the ParisPerfect and LondonPerfect apartments in which..."

Cid & Jay Filter

"This was our first apartment rental and we have found it a wonderful way to experience living like a Londoner. It's located in a nice and safe residential neighborhood. Many sights and museums are close by so we didn't even use the tube the first two days of our stay!

The apartment is..."

Les & Jan

Heart of Kensington: Five minutes walk to Gloucester Road Tube; five minutes walk to South Kensington Tube. Direct to Heathrow, Theatre District, St. Paul's, Westminster, St. James Palace, Tower Bridge and Museums. The location is one of the best and safest in London.

In the Neighborhood

  • Royal College of Music (3 min walk): where budding opera singers and musicians apply to attend from around the world (stop by and check the programs for ongoing operas and recitals given at reasonable prices by the students year round).
  • Museum Row (5 min walk): Natural History Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Science Museum
  • Royal Albert Hall (5 min walk): famous for its multitude of concerts of all varieties - from classical Opera to pop.
  • Supermarkets (5 - 15 min walk): Four supermarkets are within walking distance - Waitrose, Whole Foods, Sainsbury's and Marks and Spencers' excellent food store.
  • Royal Geographic Society (7 min walk): Showcasing famous Victorian explorers such as Livingstone, who set out to explore Africa.
  • Kensington Palace, Kensington Park, and Hyde Park (12 min walk)
  • Kensington High Street (14 min walk): Find numerous pastry shops, Starbucks, French pastry shops, bistros, café's and restaurants around the corner and you will delight in trying them all.
  • Fashion boutiques and department stores (14 min walk): You are a stone's throw to world-class fashion boutiques on 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.
  • Harrods (18 min walk): Visit one of the world's most famous department stores.
  • Knightsbridge & Sloane Street designer boutiques (22 min walk)

Public Transport in the Area

  • Tube: Gloucester Road (5 min walk): This is one of the most convenient subway stops in London as its on the Piccadily Line, the Circle Line and the District Line. Go direct to the airport, the Theatre District, the Tower of London, Covent Garden, Piccadilly, St. Paul's, Green Park/Buckingham Palace and other famous landmarks.
  • Bus: catch one of the many double-decker red buses that stop around the corner from our London rental.

Welcome to this charming, compact loft-style apartment!

Fully equipped kitchen

Looking from the kitchen towards the dnng nook and living room

Sunny living room with stairs leading to the loft bed

Living room with TV, DVD player, stereo and free internet

The dining nook with seating for 3 guests

Looking from the living room towards the dining and kitchen

Double-glazed windows and fans for good ventilation and curtains blocking out any street light

Sofa converts to one or two single beds at night

Cleverly designed staircase leads to the mezzanine

Paintings decorate the walls and ceiling

Original ceiling frescoes have historic listing status

You'll love waking up to this image

King-sized bed and storage on the mezzanine level

Spacious bathroom with shower, sink and toilet

View across the street

Walk to 'Museum Row' for various museums

Natral History Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum

Royal Albert Hall is just beautuful at night

Kensington High Street

World-class shopping just a few minutes away

Take a wonderful walk through Hyde Park

Kensignton Palace

Stroll to the Princess Diana Memorial in Hyde Park

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

The Queen's foot guards

Walk up to the gates of Buckingham Palace

Take a picture within an iconic telephone booth!

Your fridge will thank you for the London magnet!