Private Kensington studio. Parking available.


Private room in residential home hosted by Barbara

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 private bath
Enhanced Clean
This Host committed to Airbnb's 5-step enhanced cleaning process.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Studio apartment with own entrance in quiet Kensington street. The studio is self contained with en suite bathroom and kitchenette and own entrance. None of the space is shared. It is located within
a few minutes walk to shops, restaurants, Kensington Palace Gardens (Hyde Park) and High Street Kensington tube station. 7 minutes walk to Gloucester Road tube station.
Parking is available. It is free for first 2 nights after which parking is chargeable at £20/day.

The space
Located in one of Kensington's prime residential areas. Quiet but within 5 minutes walk of bars, restaurants, shops and public transport.

1. COVID-19 SPECIAL: We provide anti-bacterial soap, anti-bac disinfectant plant-based spray, suitable for all hard surfaces and hand sanitiser.
We change mattress and pillow protectors and steam mattress after every booking.

CONTACT-FREE ENTRY – We provide a contact-free access to the studio with a lock box located just outside the entrance and check in support via video doorbell.

FAST BROADBAND - Virgin wi-fi with strong even signal throughout the studio.

SMART TV & NETFLIX - Sony TV with Roku box. All live terrestrial channels such as BBC, Sky, ITV, Channel 4, 5, Film 4, etc accessible via TV Player App, individual apps for on demand TV, Netflix, Amazon Prime and other streaming apps also available;

FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN - here you will find a Nespresso coffee machine with recyclable coffee pods, induction hob, microwave/ oven, kettle, sandwich grill, fridge and blender. We provide tea, sugar, basic cooking condiments, spices & herbs;

COMFORTABLE BED: The 200cm x 220 cm (UK super king /US king) pocketspring mattress has a goose down and feather mattress topper, and hotel quality bedlinen (our guests always highlight how comfortable the bed is!)

ROOM DARKENING BLINDS to ensure a good night’s sleep;

SMART HEATING - is regulated with Honeywell thermostat so we make sure the studio is nice and warm but saving energy at the same time;

CHARGERS AND ADAPTERS – A triple USB charger and adapters are provided.

VEGAN FRIENDLY TOILETRIES - our shower gel, hand soap and hand lotion are all from British and Scottish suppliers, such as The Scottish Fine Soap Co, all in recyclable bottles. All products are cruelty free and not tested on animals;

SUMMER COOLING – The studio is equipped with a portable air conditioner ( for the 2-3 days a year that it is needed!) and a stand up fan.

BOOKS & MAGAZINES – for your enjoyment;

•Toilet roll;
•Paper towels;
•Iron & ironing board;
•Eco-friendly recycled fabric shopping bags to save you 10p every time you shop;
•Umbrella – please remember to leave those for next guests;
Bath robes;
Emergency toiletry kits.

Guest access
Entire studio is solely for guest use.
For the safety of our guests and cleaning staff we block 24hrs between bookings to comply with new regulations for hosts who conform to Airbnb Enhanced Cleaning Routines.
CHECK IN: Full access from 2pm min 24hrs after last guests checkout.

EARLY CHECK IN: Due to COVID-19 Enhanced Cleaning Routine early check in is possible ONLY if previous guests have checked out min 24hrs prior to your arrival.

LUGGAGE DROP OFF: FREE Luggage drop off on the day of arrival, however if the cleaner is still inside, please let the cleaner wheel in the luggage. Please do not come in when the cleaners are in.

EARLY CHECKOUT - If you have to leave before 11:00am please tell us at a time of booking so we can make necessary cleaning arrangements. Thank you.

LATE CHECK OUTS - May be arranged ONLY if next guests are arriving 24hrs after your departure.

BAG STORAGE ON DEPARTURE - you can leave your bags until your departure by the door inside the apartment. Once you have packed and left luggage for the day, please do not use the studio after 11pm so that we can comply with 24hrs buffer between bookings.
Alternatively we recommend Bag BnB which charges £5 per bag for whole day and stores are all over London. We will send you the link once you book.

For your own protection, please wipe your luggage with anti-bacterial wipes (provided) before bringing it into the apartment.
Hand sanitizer will be provided by the door at the entrance. Please use every time you enter the apartment.
Shoes must be left inside by studio entrance. Please do not walk in shoes inside the studio please.

Where you'll sleep

1 king bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
TV with standard cable
Air conditioning
Luggage dropoff allowed
Hair dryer
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.91 out of 5 stars from 232 reviews


Where you’ll be

London, United Kingdom

This is one of London’s loveliest residential neighbourhoods. Approximately 5 minutes walk to High street Kensington which offers transport links to the rest of the city and has its own attractions: Kensington Palace ( the home of Prince William and Kate) and Kensington gardens . The Victoria and Albert, Natural History and Science museums are all within walking distance as is the famous department store, Harrods. We are adhering to Airbnb Covid 19 cleaning protocol to the highest and strictest standard. Self check in and check out with use of a lock box.

Hosted by Barbara

  1. Joined in August 2015
  • 232 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost

During your stay

The studio is totally self contained. The host is available to reach by what’s app at any time.

Barbara is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Languages: Italiano, Português, Español
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 1:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Show more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide detector not required Show more
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $206

Cancellation policy