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South Kensington and Chelsea are perhaps London's most exclusive districts, where properties change hands for millions of pounds and celebrities such as Kylie Minogue, Madonna and Hugh Grant own properties. Few Londoners can experience living in the area, so to find a private apartment of your own located equidistant between the two is as rare as seeing a unicorn prance through Hyde Park, but Chelsea Cloistered Apartments offers visitors the opportunity to experience the moneyed, lavish lifestyle of the areas most elite residents on a much more affordable budget.
This 3-star establishment has over 20 years of experience in providing self-contained apartment units to west London's visitors and offers over 200 fully furnished Studio, One and Two Bedroom apartments. These apartments are furnished and fitted to a very high standard, in a contemporary style, which reflects the cosmopolitan nature of the surrounding area. With calming muted colour palettes in communal areas and warm colour flashes with opulent fabrics in the bedrooms, these offer a comfy and secure haven from the busy streets of the city. Apartments include a kitchen with all modern fittings, a TV with satellite channels, linens and towels, ironing facilities, a switchboard operated phone service, a clock radio and a daily maid service.
Staying in a serviced apartment gives you the convenience and privacy of your own home away from home, but also gives you the luxury of an attentive staff and hotel facilities at your fingertips. Reception staff and porterage are available around the clock, as well as a reflexology therapist, safety deposit box and optional dry cleaning and grocery services. The complex does nit encompass a restaurant, but there are many fantastic options in the nearby area, including delectable Argentinean steak at Gaucho Grill, elegant Malaysian dining at Awana and North Indian specialties at Shikara. If you would like to make use of your kitchenette, you will find a Sainsbury’s just a few minutes walk away on Sloane Avenue.
Of course, there is much more to the surrounding area than food. This hotel is extremely well placed for both sightseeing and shopping, with exclusive shopping areas such as Knightsbridge, High Street Kensington and Chelsea's King's Road just a few minutes walk away. The King's Road was made famous in the 60s and 70s, with quirky counterculture shops such as Granny Takes a Trip and Stop the Shop, which featured a revolving floor. Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren's controversial SEX boutique was also located here, however the area is now much less salubrious, with a range of high street shops, luxury brands such as Heals and Burberry and fascinating vintage shops such as Steinberg and Tolkien. Knightsbridge and Kensington are home to Department Stores such as world-famous Harrods and Harvey Nichols as well as a selection of unique boutiques and designer shops. In South Kensington, just a ten-minute walk from the hotel, you will find fantastic attractions such as The Victoria & Albert, Science and Natural History museums; The Royal Albert Hall; Kensington Palace and Gardens; and The Prince Albert Memorial. Culture vultures will also be thrilled to find the Saatchi Gallery, The Serpentine and Proud Chelsea, with it's edgy range of wall candy all within walking distance.
The apartments are also well placed for travel to international travel hubs and into central London and beyond. South Kensington Station is just a short walk away, where you can catch the District Circle and Piccadilly lines. From here you have direct links to Heathrow Airport (via the Piccadilly line); Paddington Station (where the Heathrow Express terminates); Victoria Station (where the Gatwick Express terminates); King's Cross, St Pancras Station (where the Eurostar terminus is located); and many more areas of London. If you are driving to the hotel, it can be accessed from the main A4 road, via the M4 and M25, and parking is available in the NCP in Pembroke Road just a few minutes walk away.
These apartments are a very good option for those on a budget, who want to view the city on their own agenda. This is a much cheaper option than most hotels in the area, and guests have raved about the friendly staff, very central location and stylish, spacious units. Rooms on higher floors get good views of the very picturesque surrounding area, so it is best to opt for these.