BENJAMIN, KNIGHTSBRIDGE, UK - LONDON
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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SLEEPINGTwo bedrooms: One with queen size bed, one with single bed that has a trundle bed option
BATHROOMSOne bathroom with tub and shower
KITCHENSmall, simple in style, but well equipped
LAUNDRYWasher/dryer combo in the kitchen
TRANSPORTATION8-minute walk to Knightsbridge tube station
MINUSESKitchen and bathroom are a bit dated. 2nd bedroom is very small.
PLUSESOn a quiet square near main roads in great neighborhood, Wi-Fi
SPECIAL FEATURESExcellent Knightsbridge location
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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 FEATURE||POSSIBLE POINTS|
|Modern Kitchen (oven, microwave, dishwasher, stovetop, modern ambience)||6||4|
|Television (none, TV w/o cable, TV w/cable)||2||2|
|Attractiveness (décor, charm, windowboxes, antiques)||9||7|
|Bathroom (attractive, functional)||4||2|
|Furniture Comfort (comfortable chairs, etc.)||9||7|
|Outdoor amenties: Patio, Balcony, Swimming pool||1||0|
|Laundry facilities: (yes, limited, no)||2||2|
|Sleeping facilities comfort||4||3|
|LIVING LIKE A LOCAL FEATURE||POSSIBLE|
|Apartment Host Experience (positive experience)||4||2|
|Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the apartment and immediate surroundings||10||9|
|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)||10||9|
|Distance to Transportation/Major Roads||10||10|
|Shopping (access to everyday supplies)||6||6|
|Well-Situated To See The Region or City||10||10|
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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