Lovely room in Victorian house

Homestay in Upper Holloway - London, United Kingdom

About the Homestay

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  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

Large bright double room in friendly house in quiet north London residential street. Excellent transport links to central London, west end, Camden, airports etc. Hampstead Heath and Highgate very close (5 mins on overground). Zone 2.
Wi-fi, light breakfast provided. Washing machine can be used too. Feel free to use the garden and roof terrace. There are 3 of us here, and 3 cats.
I'm a good cook and am happy to provide home-made meals, veggie or not, if required, for a small extra charge.

Pets

3 Cats

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Laundry
  • TV
  • Internet Access

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 1 night

Maximum stay is for 365 nights

Available for given dates

Large single room
From £26 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Pleasant room with comfortable bed, desk, wardrobe. Newly decorated, clean and bright.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Radio
 1 guest
Nightly Price
£45
Weekly Price
£200
Monthly price
£800
Large loft room with en-suite
From £26 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom ensuite (within room)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates
Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
£45
£45
Weekly Price
£220
£220
Monthly price
£800
£800
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About the Area

The house is located in the north of Islington, close to Camden and Hampstead. Excellent transport links. Arsenal stadium 10 minutes away. It's a safe area and the house is 3-5 minutes walk from the nearest bus stop and 5-8 minutes from archway tube on the northern line.

Local Area Facilities
  • Tennis
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Swimming
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Museum
  • Shopping Centre
  • Sports arena
  • Restaurant
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital

Meals

Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

Feel free to use kitchen but please check beforehand as there are 3 of us using it, and of course clean up after! Use of garden and roof terrace . Please keep noise to a minimum after midnight.

Smoking is not allowed.

11 Reviews

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    United Kingdom
    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    December 2019

    I stayed for just over three months and had a fabulous time. The house is warm, welcoming and friendly, and the other housemates are a joy. The cats (all five of them) made it feel just like a home. Julia is hilarious and wonderfully hospitable, and was always up for a chat and a cup of tea. I couldn't recommend Julia's place enough. Thank you!

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    United Kingdom
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    September 2019

    Julia is a very lovely, friendly and worm person, extremely accommodating. I felt at home from the first minute. The house is very nice, very well kept and very clean. Room was spacious, airy and light. Loved the room! I will recommend to anyone, you will be lucky to get it! I will stay there gain

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    Italy
    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    August 2019

    I really enjoyed my time in Julia's house.
    She was so kind and always available to give you indication and suggestions.

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    Germany
    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    July 2019

    I think I couldn't get a better Homestay experience. Julia welcomed me in a very kind way. She's a wonderful person, who is always ready to help and give good advices. I felt really comfortable staying at her house, the room is big and cosy. I would love to visit Julia again one day.

    Thank u for the unforgettable week!

    Josefine from Germany

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    Iceland
    Age 65 - 74

    5 hearts
    March 2019

    Julia, welcomed me in the most hospitable and kind way. I am very much looking forward to visiting Julia again next time I need accommodation in London.

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    Poland
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    February 2019

    Very nice and clean house, good central location. Julia is a great host.

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    France
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    June 2018

    I had a wonderful stay in her house. Julia is a very nice person, the room is big, there is a lot of place to put our things. amazing! if I have the chance to come back in London, I will take a room again in her house.

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    United Kingdom

    5 hearts
    April 2016

    Julia was very friendly and welcoming. Lovely big room, quiet at the top of the house. Would definitely stay again!

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    United Kingdom

    5 hearts
    November 2015

    Had a great stay, room was fab, was well looked after and the location for my needs just perfect. Thank you.

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    Italy

    3 hearts
    September 2014

    Actually advertised as a "lovely Victorian bedroom" is not really a bedroom but a makeshift living room. There was no place to hang our clothes just one or two small drawers to put small stuff. In the kitchen, the cats were on the kitchen table. I love the house and its occupants because it gave us an inkling of a real British life. The people living in this house were varied with different jobs, very interesting and gave us a change from the usual cold hotel rooms. I love that we were welcomed the first day, the host was not there but there was this young man who made tea and made us feel welcome.
    Mila and Iraldo

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When do I pay?

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