About the Homestay
I am a maths teacher and I live with my 21 years old daughter who is studying Economy at university. I am offering guests a double room with an extremely comfortable double bed and shared bathroom with the family. In the room there is one double bed, wardrobe and study table and TV.Guests can also watch TV in the sitting room or in their room and internet is available 24 hours a day, free of charge. I live very centrally within walking distance of lots of bars and nice restaurants. The apartment is located very close to several underground stations and the nearest bus stop is only a 3-minute walk away.
I provide all my guests with a very warm welcome and make them feel like they are at home. I have hosted many visitors from around the world and provide guests with a very clean and comfortable place to stay.
We give our guests full details about the area and how to get around .
The flat is located in a well-established and popular neighbourhood of London called Paddington.
My daughter and I are interested in meeting new people and learning more about different cultures. We like walking, reading, cinema, swimming & theatre.
Paddington Walking distance to Hyde park, Little Venice, Queensway,
Marble Arch and Oxford Street. The flat is 5-7 minutes walking to 3 underground train stations (Paddington, Warwick Avenue and Royal Oak).
There are lots of nice restaurants, bars, cafes and supermarkets.
The area is very safe.
Paddington is very close to Heathrow Airport and a train gets there from Paddington station in just 15 minutes using Heathrow Express.
- Internet Access
- Smoke alarm
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
The local area is called Little Venice. It is located along the canal. There are several nice restaurants and bars within walking distance of the apartment. The apartment has easy access to 5 stations each of them in walking distance 5-10 minutes (Paddington station ,Warwick Avenue , Royal Oak ,Queensway and Bayswater). There are also several buses which stop at the stop 3-5 minutes walking distance from the apartment (Bus numbers 6, 414 & 187) .
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Health club
- Bus Stop
- Train station
Please note that only a light breakfast is included in the room rate. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
Available on request at an extra cost
- Full Breakfast
- Half Board
- Full Board
- Packed lunch
No smoking in the apartment. But guesses can smoke in the balcony
Smoking is allowed outdoors only.
It was a great place, clean and secure, excellent, Melek and her daughter were very kind and cooperative. The bed was really good feels like home. Easy to reach transportation facilities. I will deal with them in future.
accueil chaleureux, très bon séjour!
Thank you for taking care of my brothers..! It was great to meet you:) and they said cooking place was quite great!!
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She and her daughter are really nice! Also they are really considerable and lovely. If you are hesitated, you are a fool. You should decide to stay right now!
Staying with Melek was great in all respects. First of all, she's a marvellous host who helps you with anything you can imagine. She is a very nice and relaxed person. We had very nice conversations. The house and room is very clean also. The kitchen was freely in use and you could use the washing machine. Once Melek even ironed my shirt - it was indeed a perfect stay.
The area is nice too, around Little Venice. It's not a long way to the underground. I will definitely stay with Melek, if possible, the next time I come to London!
Thank you Melek!
She is a great host!
Hi everyone, I'm Perrine, 22years old and I've stayed 2months in Melek's family.
If you ever want to go to London and have no idea where to stay... Just go to Melek and Deniz house. It was one of the best experience of my life in a family.
First of all they welcomed me really nicely and properly. We didn't know each other, obviously but they were very polite and very open-minded. It was the very first time I booked a family on the internet! I was a bit nervous...
The appartement was very clean all the time. My bedsheets were changed every week and I could do my laundry as much as I wanted to. I had a place in the fridge where I could put my groceries and I could use the kitchen whenever I wanted.
They really introduce me in their world with their friends, acquaintances and their culture. I've been learning more than ever with these two and we had so much fun some nights laughing in the living room! I almost learn a few words of Turkish! Deniz, Melek's daughter, had the same age as me so we got along very well.
To conclude Melek and Deniz are very warm, big hearted and they have so much to offer to you. I'm so sad it is already gone but now I have another family in London and there is no way I'm going back to an hotel because now I have a place to stay <3
I went to London with my friend Mary, we are French and we are 22 years old.
We had a very nice trip in London especially thanks to Melek and her daughter. When we arrived, we felt like at home. They were very very welcoming. The house is very clean, the bedroom and bathroom too. Concerning the breakfast it was very tasty : you can chose what you want (cereals, bread, tea, eggs, coffee or anything else). We ll come back again at Melek's house ! And we became friends with her daughter, Deniz.
Melek helped us, and advised us for bus and tube. She was very nice and kindly ! They were always here for us ! Thanks for all again, I hope we ll see you soon !