About the Homestay
My home is a two bedroom apartment a stone's throw from Stephens House and gardens in leafy Finchley. (Henry Charles 'Inky' Stephens black/blue writing ink). Finchley is filled with lots of green open spaces, as well as the independent Phoenix cinema which is a great venue; cafes and bars and restaurants. We also have a Lido with swimming pool, Vue cinema, bowling etc.
The apartment has a good size kitchen, bathroom with shower&bath, lounge opening on to balcony. Outside also has green open spaces which is great for sitting in the warmer months. The room is furnished with wardrobe double bed, desk with lamp, mirror. WiFi is also available free of charge.
The room rate includes the following services: internet access
Additional available services at an extra charge (payable directly to your host on arrival):
Regular room cleaning: 8.00 GBP per day
Charge for washing machine usage: 4.50 GBP per machine load
- Internet Access
- Smoke alarm
- Carbon monoxide detector
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
Don't worry as soon as you complete your booking and pay your deposit online you will get an email with our exact address. I can help you then with exact directions as soon as you let me know how you will be arriving. My house is very easy to find in Finchley Church End.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Health club
- Bus Stop
- Train station
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
Please keep our home secure and double-lock the front door when entering and leaving the house
Please do not adjust the heat settings yourself, ask me and I will happily do it for you
Keep noise to a minimum after midnight please
Please do not invite strangers into our home; if you would like to invite a friend over just agree it with me in advance
When leaving discard all rubbish, remove items from fridge.
Leave all spaces in manner you received it.
Please enjoy your stay and treat our house as you would your own home!
Smoking is not allowed.
Very nice and clean house. Elaine is a great host.
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How do I book?
Contact the host about your stay - tell them a little about yourself, why you are staying and ask any questions you have about their homestay. You will be able to book immediately after sending your message.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.