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Barclay House London B&B

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Barclay House with its chic contemporary decor in a traditional London townhouse. Barclay House is within easy reach to Fulham Broadway underground station and is close to area restaurants and local shops. Charlotte, the proprietor, is an amazing host. She's a delightful expat who has an amazing knowledge of London and imparts wonderful tips...

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CharlotteMD, Owner at Barclay House London B&B, responded to this review

What wonderful guests who loved walking only two minutes to the tube station! We had some good chats and want to take you up on your suggestions for Mexico some day. Glad that you could fit in Paris for a few days and then return here for a few more nights. A 'cuppa' awaits all guests, with only the finest...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This was our 2nd stay at Barclay House, we returned for 10 days at the end of July. We returned because we thoroughly enjoy Barclay House & the neighborhood. Barclay House is ultra comfortable, the bedding is amazing, 600 thread linens!! If you travel abroad, you know air conditioning is a rare find; wifi, great lighting & a shower to...

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CharlotteMD, Owner at Barclay House London B&B, responded to this review

How nice it is to have returning guests, again! Glad you loved it even more this time with the silent air conditioning. The shower is the award-winning HansGrohe Axor Uno2 RaindanceSelect, available in the USA--several guests have installed them! We helped these very experienced world travelers with our secret recommendation for a cheap Paris hotel in the middle of Montmartre....

North Scituate, Rhode Island
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We were most comfortable at Barclay House. The bed, the bath, the air conditioning, all amenities were high quality and relaxing. We also enjoyed walking and dining in this neighborhood, and its proximity to the Tube. Charlotte was accessible and helpful. We had a great stay!

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CharlotteMD, Owner at Barclay House London B&B, responded to this review

Guests are surprised at our lively neighbourhood with so many good places to eat well. Eel Brook Common is literally a half-minute walk for a nice stroll in an open park before or after a drink at the award-winning White Horse Pub; famous for its weekly changing beer offerings, outside grill and posh bankers returning from 'the City'. I just...

Rocky Mount, Virginia
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Spent a happy week plus at Barclay House where I enjoyed a lively neighborhood of markets and cafes and easy trips into London via tube and buses (#11, #14, etc.). This is an especially welcoming house for solo travelers as you are able to meet fellow guests in the kitchen where pastries and coffee are offered throughout the day. I...

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CharlotteMD, Owner at Barclay House London B&B, responded to this review

What a lovely guest with enthusiasm for history and the great outdoors. We are so glad that you felt very welcomed here. So many people traveling on their own really appreciate staying in our Victorian home with upscale rooms and amenities to match their needs. Thanks for our nice chats.

San Diego, California, United States
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Barclay House was exactly as described in the promotional materials. The host was very friendly and helpful. He took us on a brief tour of the neighborhood on our arrival, pointing out interesting sites and providing reviews of local restaurants, all within a short walk from the B&B. We stayed in the King room, which was excellent in terms of...

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CharlotteMD, Owner at Barclay House London B&B, responded to this review

We are so glad that you appreciated our tips and advice on how to save time on the tube/buses and where to enjoy corners of London with no crowds. Like many other guests you, too, enjoyed our award-winning HansGrohe Airpulse showers and other small offerings that make a big difference when traveling to Europe. Please send us your friends.

London, Ontario
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to London and we found the bed and breakfast very easily from the underground station . The room was spotlessly clean and nicely appointed. The breakfasts were not much to speak of even for continental but this would not prevent us from staying there if we were to visit again. A nice part of London...

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CharlotteMD, Owner at Barclay House London B&B, responded to this review

So many guests appreciate being around the corner from a major London Underground 'tube' (subway) station as well as access to the famous red buses going up Fulham Road to all that is London. The best compliment is a guest who returns again, so on your next visit you'll be one of so many returning guests who have crossed our...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Breakfast was simple, but filling. Nice and quiet and area had nice shops and restaurants with a park across the street. They provide lots of information about lots of things to do and see in London. I really liked my room.

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CharlotteMD, Owner at Barclay House London B&B, responded to this review

Solo travellers are very welcome here and we've thought of many small touches that help with their stay from offering tubes of travel wash to providing secure WiFi, umbrellas and ponchos (rain macs). Glad you liked the airpulse rainshower and the overall comfort and design of your guest room. Thanks for the compliments.

Pasadena
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Our room was beautiful, very well-appointed, conveniently located within easy walking distance to the tube and bus stops, as well as grocery stores and restaurants. The management couldn't have been more helpful and were crucial when my husband needed to be taken to the emergency room of the nearby hospital. Our host arranged for a car to take us and...

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CharlotteMD, Owner at Barclay House London B&B, responded to this review

These very energetic and well organised guests had coveted tickets to the outdoor opera at Glyndebourne, took in major art exhibitions and found time to enjoy the local Whole Foods shop and other delights right on our doorstep. We were glad to assist with an emergency, 4-minute drive escort to the A&E right up Fulham Road--no need to wait for...

Reviewed 22 January 2016

My wife, daughter and I were there from late December through mid-January 2016 and couldn´t be happier. Everything was as expected: excellent. We prize warmth, knowledge and sensibility, and Charlotte had them all; she always helped us, when needed—her assistance in pointing us in the right direction was tops. The rooms at Barclay House are very well designed & appointed;...

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CharlotteMD, Owner at Barclay House London B&B, responded to this review

Our private home is a special haven for guests seeking to enjoy a' local neighbourhood London' to the full. These were such well-organised guests with a pre-planned list of galleries and unique venues to visit, along with special reservations made far in advance for the finest afternoon tea experiences. It was so lovely to host the three of you; we...

Arlington, Virginia USA
Reviewed 28 December 2015

My wife and I stayed at Charlotte's for 5 nights in October and found everything to be first rate. We were in the front room, which had ample space, and both the bedroom and bathroom were attractive and well laid-out. We found the breakfast to be perfectly adequate and the coffee and tea selections were excellent. If a heartier breakfast...

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CharlotteMD, Owner at Barclay House London B&B, responded to this review

It is so nice to meet, by chance, neighbours of former colleagues! What a pleasant coincidence this was for all of us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay here with us.

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Just named one of Britain's Best 50 B&Bs by The Times. Our guests want 5-star style at a reasonable price in expensive London; Pls note: we totally renovated in mid-2011--reviews before that relate to rooms no longer available. We offer two design-led, five-star styled guest rooms each with its own bathroom inside the room, ie 'en suite'. Guest rooms exude award-winning British design, super comfort and convenience: Phillipe Starke bathrooms, RLangford beds with hotel-style high headboards, secure highest-speed WiFi, excellent lighting, large desks by ChannelsDesign, LED flattest screen tvs, guest breakfast bar; all in one area of an 1872 Victorian terraced house with all modern amenities Barclay Road is a peaceful, tree-lined road off the fashionable Fulham Road. Friendly neighborhood (Fulham) in central, southwest London, north of the River Thames, ie on the side where most of the attractions are. 2-Min walk to tube/buses. Fulham Broadway tube (District Line/green). 14/414 Bus up Fulham Road to Harrods and 3 of London's major museums. Careful attention to your needs -- free, secure highest-speed WiFi, luggage racks, salon grade 2200 watt hair dryers, bathrobes, slippers, self-serve 'breakfast on the go', best maps and advice to make the most of your stay. Designed with the needs of experienced travellers in mind; well organised rooms with large desks and contemporary wardrobes, firm beds, granite/mirrored bathrooms with powerful HansGrohe Airpulse rain showers--plenty of hot water (not always so at London B&Bs), and triple-glazed windows with plantation shutters and lockable sash stops to allow for air circulation. Your hosts live on the property and are available to assist you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barclay House London B&B

Address: 21 Barclay Road, London SW6 1EJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $155 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“There are 3 rooms. Large, Medium and Small. All are very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles davidwA1497HP, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the garden are quiet, kitchenette facilities on ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles ericar223, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the rear face onto the commercial district and can be noisy, though are generally quiet. Not all rooms have A/C.”
 of 5 bubbles laurawF2100SU, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Front room has lovely bay window”
 of 5 bubbles kerrykgdonovan, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“LOVE the King room (couple, 60 yrs old)! Have seen them all; can't make a wrong choice.”
 of 5 bubbles LmtpaA, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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