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Cheval Calico House

42 Bow Lane, London EC4M 9DT, England
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Ranked #34 of 613 Specialty lodging in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Its so hard to find well price hotels in the City, my travel agent booked me to Calico house about a year ago and I stay everytime I go now. They are full apartments so if you are there for more than a few days are much more comfortable and with the tesco a block away there are lots of... More

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chevalresidences, General Manager at Cheval Calico House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Cheval Calico House. I will be certain to share these fabulous comments with my team in recognition of the team’s commitment and passion for guest service. Our new Cheval Three Quays property in the city has an onsite fitness centre if this is important for you In the meantime I do hope... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Great apartment with everything you need, even a hamper of essentials: coffee, tea, milk, bread etc. Much nicer than many pricier hotels, the staff are friendly and helpful, showing us the location of the switch for the heated towel rail, would ever have found it on our own. Fantastic location on a small lane in The City - very quiet... More

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chevalresidences, General Manager at Cheval Calico House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Cheval Calico House. The team at Calico House will be delighted to read these comments and that you had an enjoyable stay. I do hope that we have the opportunity of welcoming you back to Cheval in the not too distant future. Regards DEAN MADGE GENERAL MANAGER More

St. Thomas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Stayed at the Calico House (Serviced Apartments) and by any means and measure, this is one of the best places I've ever had the pleasure of staying. To walk into an apartment, which is much nicer than most upscale hotels, and have a welcome pantry stock (bread, fruit, juice, milk, coffee, cereal, butter, etc.) was an absolute delight. To go... More

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chevalresidences, General Manager at Cheval Calico House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Cheval Calico House. The team at Calico House will be delighted to read these comments and that you had an enjoyable stay. I do hope that we have the opportunity of welcoming you back to Cheval in the not too distant future. Regards DEAN MADGE GENERAL MANAGER More

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We had to temporarily move out of our new central London apartment and selected Calico Cheval after viewing 3 other alternatives. The apartments are of very good standard and well maintained. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. It is situated in a quaint coutyard surounded by a plethora of easting and shopping experiences. The location is excellent for those... More

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chevalresidences, General Manager at Cheval Calico House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Cheval Calico House. The team at Calico House will be delighted to read these comments and that you had an enjoyable stay. Regarding the mattress comments I have asked our Head Housekeeper to review these as sleep quality is one of our top priorities. I do hope... More

Faversham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
20 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We have stayed in many London Hotels/apartments whilst attending events in town, this was our first stay at Cheval Calico House, and we were not dissappointed. The concierge was excellant very professional and check in was fast and easy. Room was quite spacious with a seating area and small kitchen, and the bathroom shower was excellant. The only small critisim... More

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chevalresidences, General Manager at Cheval Calico House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Cheval Calico House. The team at Calico House will be delighted to read these comments and that you had an enjoyable stay. I do hope that we have the opportunity of welcoming you back to Cheval in the not too distant future. Regards DEAN MADGE GENERAL MANAGER More

Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Once you have experienced Cheval Calico House you will not want to stay anywhere else in London. Cheval Calico House provides affordable luxury in a location close to many of the major London tourist attractions. It is in close proximity to several underground stations and the area abounds with restaurants and shops. My wife and I stayed in a non-smoking... More

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chevalresidences, General Manager at Cheval Calico House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Cheval Calico House. The team at Calico House will be delighted to read these comments and that you had an enjoyable stay. In terms of the minimum stay requirements for Calico this has been increased, however, we now have Cheval Three Quays which is located by the... More

Tokyo, Japan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

We chose Cheval Calico House initially because we wanted two bedrooms and a kitchen. We were happy to be right in the City of London so close to St. Paul's Cathedral. Three underground stations are within walking distance, so very convenient for vacation in London. Upon our initial contact we were told that the amenities didn't include either free internet... More

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Sydney
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Calico House is perfectly located next to St Paul's Cathedral, very close to the Thames River and right in the centre of the City of London for ease of exploration of this fascinating historical part of the city. Its location on Bow Lane is fascinating, having within the immediate vicinity wonderful old pubs, first class restaurants, a modern shopping centre,... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Calico House is just behind St Pauls Cathedral right beside the Mansion House Tube Station with numerous buses going right by. There is a new shopping centre right next door and many supermarkets within close distance. The apartments are extremely well situated with all the amenities you could possibly need. The staff are very friendly. Because it is based in... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

We rented a 2 bed, 2 bath apartment and were very impressed. It was spotless and practically brand new. The oven had not been used we were able to cook full meals with everything included in the kitchen to cook with. The washer/dryer was handy to have. The rooms were made up daily and were left clean and tidy, with... More

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Address: 42 Bow Lane, London EC4M 9DT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked away in a quiet courtyard, Cheval Calico House Serviced Apartments is your sanctuary in the heart of the city’s financial district. Inside you are cocooned in comfort and style, peacefully removed from the capital’s markets and meetings. Meanwhile, nearby, are the lively bars and restaurants of Bow Lane and Europe’s bustling business centre.These 45 exclusive apartments are your hassle-free home. Each one offers all the amenities you could imagine, including a fully equipped kitchen, high-speed broadband, and dedicated housekeeping services. Available by night, for a week, a month or longer, our residences pair impeccable quality with excellent value. Services Available: Daily Maid Service (Monday - Friday) 24 Hour Concierge / Reception On-site Management On-site Maintenance & Housekeeping CCTV / Video Entry Phones to all apartments One Linen & Two Towel changes per week Membership to local Health Club Direct Dial phone & voicemail Fully Fitted Kitchen with washer/dryer & dishwasher Fine China crockery Secure Safe Samsung Smart TV’s / Flatscreen TV’s Molton Brown Toiletries Luxury Welcome Hamper Utility Bills inclusive Baby Cots & Highchairs (no charge & on request). Our chargeable services include: Wireless Broadband Roll-away beds (subject to availability) Additional Linen & Towel change Same Day Dry Cleaning & Laundry service Courier Services Theatre & Restaurant bookings Airport Transfers. ... more   less 
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