My boyfriend and I stayed at Barclay House London for one week in September 2013 and stayed in the King Room, which really is spacious, for a few days and then in the standard double room, which, in comparison to the King Room, is much smaller but still big enough for two people, given that we were outside most of the day and just went to the room to sleep. The rooms are clean, furniture is lovely and the mattresses are very good. The "light breakfast to go" is really great, you can always make yourself some tea, coffee or juice and there are croissants etc to eat. As some people pointed out before, you can hear virtually everything through the walls, but that was not a problem for us - London is a big city and I really prefer the noise of people walking around in a room to the noise of cars, construction sites etc.
Charlotte was very nice and gave us some insider tips regarding great pubs, places to visit and public transport. The B&B is really close to Fulham Broadway Station, and there are also several bus lines nearby (thanks Charlotte for explaining the bus plan to us, which really isn't too complicated once you've understood how it works).
I will definitely come back and can only recommend this place!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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
- Also Known As:
- Barclay House London B&B England