Seven Apart Apartments are owned and run by the Megaro Hotel - opposite St Pancras station. There is an entry to the tube directly out front of Karpo - the hotel's restaurant. But with the multi-colour mural on teh outside of the building, you won't miss it!
Check in was at the Megaro Hotel and the staff were very friendly and helpful.
Lovely girl escorted me from the main Megaro Hotel, around the corner and one block away (all of 2min walk) to the Seven Apart apartments. We had a great chat on the way and she gave me the full run down on the hotel, the facilities, the local area and then showed me through the apartment and made sure I had everything I needed. Great start!
The thing that really sets both the Megaro and Seven Apart apart from the crowd of boring, vanilla chain hotels is that they have been creative with their spaces. I had a ground floor apartment that was almost as big as my apartment back home. All very modern and every apartment was individually decorated and styled, so they're all different. The ground floor apartment I was in (had full security system) had a lovely red/burgundy colour scheme.
So, great kitchen, with coffee machine and everything you need to cater for yourself if you wish, a full size table and a great lounge.
The bathroom was AMAZING! An enormous free-standing bath tub and a huge shower with great water pressure. Heated mirrors (so they never fog up) and towel rails (mmmm, warm towels) and a dressing table for all your bathroom stuff. The bathroom was open to the bedroom, but the toilet was in it's own room for added privacy.
The bedroom was equally stunning. A huge bed, very comfy. Pillows too soft for my liking, but that's pretty standard when travelling. The standout was the glass triangle roof looking up to the night sky! Wow! It also had electronic shutters so you could close them off to keep the sun out, but on a summer night, it was great to look up into the London sky at night.
My only gripes with the room - the square toilet is not nearly as comfortable as it looks - and it looks beautiful. A couple of light globes were blown, but not enough to not see (just something that should be picked up between guests), and the air-con was a bit noisy, but it definitely worked to keep the place cool on what an unusually warm London day and night.
The hotel was kind enough to keep my bags during the day (back at the Megaro) and most of the staff there were really nice and pleasant (though sometimes a little aloof).
If you want a self-catering option that is definitely high class, high style, with the facilities and backing of the main hotel one block away, the tube close by, and being in the heart of London, then the Seven Apart by Megaro is an excellent choice.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Luxury Service Apartments only 1 minute walk from St Pancras & Kings Cross Station. All the luxury of a hotel with the amenities of an apartment. Seven Apart Luxury Short stay serviced apartments are located minutes away from the splendour of St Pancras. Ideally situated to take advantage of what London has on offer, for both business and leisure travellers. The 8 beautiful boutique suites have each been individually designed to provide boutique comfort with the practical nature of apartment living. The focus for each suite is on providing a luxury experience, which is achieved through exclusively designed furniture and fittings, the highest quality of mattresses and linen and ‘little touches’ that personalise your stay. Convenience is a priority and is evident through the use of, instant boiling water taps for a quick ‘cuppa’, instant heating induction stove tops, interactive TVs and fully equipped kitchens. ... more less