This was just what we were looking for when visiting London to attend our daughter's graduation. The property is in a calm location above the hustle and bustle of New Cross Road. A couple of minutes walk beyond the house and you are at the top of Telegraph Hill with nice views across London.
The room is sufficiently large for two, the bed comfortable and the bathroom fine. All was clean. The simple "shabby chic" style worked for us and offers all you need. However, it was the genuine hospitality of the family that made it special; it was a pleasure to chat with them. Oh, and I must mention the great breakfast.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- We are a family home based in a picturesque pocket, south east of central London, offering holiday and short let accommodation. In this large Victorian house we provide a self-catering apartment on the ground floor and a guest room and bathroom on the top floor. The cottage like apartment incorporates a double bedroom that catches the morning sun with a door leading onto the patio and garden. The shower room which is off the bedroom is supplied with 100% Egyptian cotton towels. The bed linen is 400 thread count Egyptian cotton. An internal door leads to living room with a sofa bed and armchair. The sofa bed opens out into a Queen size bed. The open plan kitchen/dinner is fully fitted with fridge, washing machine and oven appliances plus cooking utensils and cutlery. Rate: £110 per night plus £25 extra charge for sofa bed occupants. Baby Cot available at no extra charge. Can sleep 2/4 people. Telegraph Hill is a conservation area in New Cross Gate, sth east London. Home to the Internationally renowned Goldsmiths University of London .. New Cross Gate is vibrant, urban and with great transport connections to Central London, it’s an ideal base for experiencing and enjoying the capital – one of the most exciting cities in the world. New Cross will connect you to all the major sights that London has to offer and we are ideally situated for any visits to the Olympic games at Greenwich or east London. How:A 5 Minute walk from Jerringham Road to new Cross Gate Stop (0), a Pleasant 30 minute Journey to Parliament Square, then enjoy some of the breath taking sights that London has to offer such as:-The world’s largest cantilevered observation wheel London Eye.-The House of parliament and the clock tower, commonly called Big Ben.-St Paul's with its world-famous dome, is an iconic feature of London's skyline-The Gherkin, famously designed by Sir Norman Foster. "Or stay on the south side of the river and visit London's famous Greenwich area, including; - Greenwich antique market- The Royal Observatory- The River Boats to Westminster and central London.- The 02 Arena for concerts, cinemas and the 2012 London Olympics- The Tate Modern and Tate Britain Art Galleries- London Bridge and the Tower of London. The conservation area which has long been home to artists and musicians is one of London's best kept secrets and is a great place to stay for business or pleasure. ... more less
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