About the Homestay
My flat is on Portobello Road, this area is best known for the world famous Notting Hill film and Carnival plus the market ofcourse. My flat is super secure and on the 1st floor. Guests comment how bright the flat is and peaceful. It is West facing so gets sunshine all day. Balcony and communal roof terrace,
I am here also, but you can feel at home and i am very east going.
There is a shared main front door which is very secure. There is an intercom system. My flat is on the 1st floor, there is a small flight of stairs.
Once you come through my front door there is to the right the living room, kitchen which you can use, it has a cooker and oven, fridge freezer - you can use the stuff that is in the cupboards like tea & coffee and there is cutlery, kettle, toaster, crockery and pans including a stove top expresso maker and a washing machine. There is space for your items, and feel free to use condiments, spices etc.
Woo floor throughout. In the living room there is Sky Satellite TV and high speed wifi. There is a combi boiler, so hot water is always available and heating is on a timer. There is also a small dining table and chairs.
Bathroom is off the hall next to the front door and has a bath, overhead shower, constant hot water, basin, mirror and toilet. Towels, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner are included.
Bedroom is off the hall, there is a mirror, double bed, big fitted wardrobe huge sash window. Bed linen is included. Hairdryer. Small fan heater if you are chilly at night.
DIY breakfast, cafitiere.
The underground is a short walk away or you can get buses from the stop across the road from my flat to most places you will wish to go to such as 23 (24 hour bus) which drops you at Primark Marble Arch and Selfridges. 52 goes to Knightsbridge ie Harrods and Harvey Nichols and ends at Victoria Underground station. N7 is night bus which will bring you home at night from Oxford Circus or you get an Uber for £7. 70 bus goes to Kensington Garden/ Hyde Park and South Kensington to the Natural History Museum and other fabulous upper class eateries.
Food: well it is so cheap you will be able to afford to eat out breakfast, lunch and dinner! This area has a plethora of fabulous eateries and there is of course the world famous Portobello Road market! If you would like to eat in, a five minute walk away is Golborne market or a MASSIVE Sainsbury supermarket.
The flat is on great transport routes and is in the most expensive borough of London - the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and is very secure and safe. Its a lovely space.
Smoking outside on terrace only.
- Internet Access
- Smoke alarm
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
One double bed , cotton sheets and towels in flat in Notting Hill in above small parade of shops. Roof terrace. Zone 1. DIY breakfast included, eggs, bread, coffee, milk, cereal. 5 minute walk from Portobello Market and a 15 minute walk to Kensington Gardens / Hyde Park. Wifi.
Direct 24/7 bus routes to Westfield Mall, Primark, Selfridges and all shopping hotspots on Oxford Street. Tube 5 minutes walk.
This room is a large double room for 1 person. It is on the first floor, West facing with a great view of the famous portobello Market as seen in the Hugh Grant film-Notting Hill.
It has a metal bedstead, comfy mattress, mirror, drawers, lamp, clothes rail with hangers.
Big bright window onto Portobello Road and a small table & chair you can sit at outside, busy in day but quiet at night. Fan, hairdryer, towels, cotton bed linen.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Health club
- Bus Stop
- Train station
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
D.I.Y breakfast included.
Pre payment requested via Paypal.
Full cancellation/refund allowed 7 days in advance by guest or host
Please make sure the street and front doors are properly closed behind you.
No overnight guests.
Feel free to use the kitchen. DIY Breakfast items in fridge and cupboard top shelves.
The bathroom is small so please leave the fan on or door open for steam to clear.
Your host is a non-smoker.
Smoking is not allowed.
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 250 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.