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BENJAMIN, KNIGHTSBRIDGE, UK - LONDON

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This gracious apartment is in one of the best neighborhoods in London and is just a very short walk from the world famous Harrods department store and the equally spectacular Natural History Museum. Knightsbridge tube is just 5 minutes walk away.

The living area is furnished with old world style, a comfortable sitting room with overstuffed furniture and a flat screen TV. The master bedroom has good storage and is quietly situated well away from any passing traffic. The second bedroom off of the kitchen has a single bed with a pull-out trundle beneath it. The bathroom is simple with a tub/shower combination.

The kitchen is compact but has everything you need. There are plenty of excellent restaurants and shopping nearby, and you are well placed to explore London by foot and by city transit.

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Property Details

SLEEPING

Two bedrooms: One with queen size bed, one with single bed that has a trundle bed option

BATHROOMS

One bathroom with tub and shower

KITCHEN

Small, simple in style, but well equipped

LAUNDRY

Washer/dryer combo in the kitchen

LEVEL

Ground floor

ACCESSIBILITY

Ground floor

TRANSPORTATION

8-minute walk to Knightsbridge tube station

MINUSES

Kitchen and bathroom are a bit dated. 2nd bedroom is very small.

PLUSES

On a quiet square near main roads in great neighborhood, Wi-Fi

SPECIAL FEATURES

Excellent Knightsbridge location

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What's included with the UK - London Untour?

  • One or two weeks in a personally selected apartment in beautiful London.
  • Suggestions for booking your international flight from the U.S. to London Heathrow, or we can connect you with our air partner who can purchase tickets on your behalf (Click for more information on Untours' air policies.)
  • Transfer assistance by car service from the airport to your new Untours home and back at the end of your stay.
  • One 7-day travel card per-person for each week for the Central Zone (zones 1 & 2).
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  • A London street atlas/map, a Lonely Planet Guide and further information on-site.
  • A local cultural event, like a group dinner at a restaurant in Central London.
  • A stash of groceries upon your arrival, so you don’t need to shop right away.
  • Pre-trip planning advice from our staff, available by phone or email right up until you leave.
  • Ongoing support with our local representative. Help available when you need it.

Landlord or Host for Benjamin, Knightsbridge, UK - London

Like most of our London apartments, the Benjamin apartment is managed by a local apartment representative with whom you can speak during business hours. Our London Untour staff person is always available by cell phone if guests have problems or concerns.

Knightsbridge, UK - London, Home of Benjamin

Knightsbridge is an exclusive residential and retail district in West London, south of Hyde Park. It is identified in the London Plan as one of two international retail centers in London, alongside the West End.
It's one of the most unchanged, attractive areas of central London, with little in the way of offices nearby but plenty of shops and restaurants to serve the needs of local residents.
From streets and cafes to squares and gardens, this London neighborhood is a great place to explore. And an easy one, too. Its diminutive size makes it manageable to get around, from the border with South Kensington to the boundary with Belgravia. Knightsbridge is bordered on the north by Kensington Gardens, on the east by Belgravia, on the south by Brompton, and on the west by Kensington.

Some notable museums in the area are the Science Museum, one of London’s most major tourist attractions, The Brompton Oratory a neoclassical Roman Catholic church. The stunning interior is a must-see for anyone with an interest in Italian Renaissance architecture, while the famous choir also holds regular performances. Chelsea Physics Garden, originally founded as apothecary garden in 1673, has grown over the years to include highlights such as the largest fruiting olive tree in the UK, a pharmaceutical garden, and tropical greenhouses.

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Ratings for Benjamin, Knightsbridge, UK - London

CREATURE COMFORT FEATUREPOSSIBLE POINTS
SCORE
Modern Kitchen (oven, microwave, dishwasher, stovetop, modern ambience)64
Television (none, TV w/o cable, TV w/cable)22
Sunlight32
Size54
View20
Attractiveness (décor, charm, windowboxes, antiques)97
Bathroom (attractive, functional)42
Furniture Comfort (comfortable chairs, etc.)97
Outdoor amenties: Patio, Balcony, Swimming pool10
Laundry facilities: (yes, limited, no)22
Sleeping facilities comfort43
Quiet33
TOTAL5036
LIVING LIKE A LOCAL FEATUREPOSSIBLE
POINTS

SCORE
Apartment Host Experience (positive experience)42
Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the apartment and immediate surroundings109
Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the neighborhood (if it is in a city or larger town) or the village (if it is in a country/rural Untour)109
Distance to Transportation/Major Roads1010
Shopping (access to everyday supplies)66
Well-Situated To See The Region or City1010
TOTAL5046


An Explanation of the Ratings:
The first column of figures is the highest score possible in each category. The column on the far right is the score for this particular apartment in this category. For this set of ratings, we have asked every Untour staff person who has seen the apartment to rate the individual features. Many of these staff people have been in a position to hear reports (good and bad) from customers over the years, so they offer a particularly well-informed perspective. Nevertheless, customer ratings will be included in the overall ratings as soon as possible.

Please keep in mind that tastes vary. These ratings give an overall sense of how most people feel about a factor; you are in the best position to know if your tastes and requirements are likely to be in the mainstream of opinion or if you have particular needs. If you have any questions about the meaning of any of the factors rated, or about this apartment, please call our office toll-free at 1-999-868-6871. You can nearly always talk directly with someone who has personally seen the accommodation.


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