Bayswater, London W2 3PF
Luxury Serviced Apartments in Bayswater: if a central London location, good transport links and magnificent views of Hyde Park appeal to you, then look no further. Fountain House is a beautiful property offering 17 serviced apartments situated right across the road from Hyde Park (opposite Lancaster Gate tube station) and within minutes from Paddington Station and the Heathrow Express.
This is the perfect base from which to explore and enjoy the capital with London's many attractions close by. Fountain House is close to the shopping hub of Oxford Street, world-famous restaurants of Queensway, fashionable Notting Hill, Edgeware Road and convenient transport links are on the doorstep. All the apartments are designed for comfort and equipped with modern amenities, including broadband, satellite television, fully-fitted Kitchens and 24-hour monitored security by Reception desk.
Apartment Rating: ★★★★
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1 Bedroom Superior
One Bedroom Superior apartment located on the Ground Floor featuring a spacious Living/Dining area with premium audio visual equipment,TV/DVD (with choice of satellite channels) and modern, fully equipped Kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine/dryer. The Bedroom is fitted with a King size-bed and the Bathroom includes bath and power shower.
1 Bedroom Apartment
One Bedroom apartment located on the Lower Ground Floor. The apartment features a Living/Dining area with premium audio visual equipment,TV/DVD (with choice of satellite channels) and modern, fully equipped Kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine/dryer. The Bedroom is fitted with a King-size bed and the Bathroom includes bath and power shower.
2 Bedroom Superior
Two Bedroom Superior apartments located on the Ground and upper floors. The apartments feature a generously sized Living/Dining area with premium audio visual system and flat screen TV/DVD (wide choice of free satellite channels). The modern Kitchen is fully equipped with appliances, including dishwasher and washing machine/dryer. The Master Bedroom is fitted with a King-size bed and the second Bedroom with twin beds. The Bathroom includes bath and power shower.
2 Bedroom Apartment
Two Bedroom apartments features a comfortable living/dining area fitted with premium audio-visual system with flat screen TV/DVD and wide choice of free satellite channels. The Kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances, including dishwasher and washing machine/dryer. The Master Bedroom is fitted with a King-size bed and the second Bedroom with twin beds. The Bathroom includes bath and power shower.
3 Bedroom Superior
Three Bedroom Superior Apartments over look Hyde Park and offer more comfort and space – ideal for family stays. The spacious Living/Dining area includes premium audio-visual system with flat screen TV/DVD (and wide choice of free satellite channels) and the Kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances including dishwasher and washing machine/dryer. The Bedrooms are all fitted with King-size beds (one can be divided into twin beds, if preferred). The Master Bedroom has en-suite facilities with bath and power shower, and the second Bathroom is fitted with a power shower.
Hyde Park Suite
Penthouse Suite offering luxury, space and views of Hyde Park and the London skyline..
The generously sized living/dining area benefits from a high domed ceiling and maximum light and includes a premium audio-visual system, flat-screen TV/DVD (60 inch screen and selection of free satellite channels). The fully-equipped Kitchen is fitted with modern appliances including dishwasher and washing machine/dryer. All four Bedrooms are fitted with King-size beds, TV/DVD and built-in cupboards for storage. The Master Bedroom has an en-suite Bathroom fitted with Jacuzzi bath and shower and two further Bathrooms include bath and power shower. The apartment also has an additional guest toilet.
Ideal for family stays and can comfortably accommodate up to eight adults.
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In Room Private & Personal Chef Service
With our private chef service you will be able to relax and enjoy your vacation in style.
Luxury Car Transfer Service
We provide high class vehicles to help you get around London and to your destination. Airport transfers can also be arranged. All vehicles are climate controlled, immaculately cleaned and driven by efficient professional chauffeurs. To book please contact Reception.
Bayswater is one of London’s most cosmopolitan areas, home to a very eclectic and diverse population. The area is lined with Victorian stucco terraces, attractive streets and garden squares. Aside from easy access to Oxford Street, Hyde Park, Notting Hill and Westfield Shopping Centre, Bayswater’s biggest advantage is its convenient location for travel links in and out of London and in particular, Heathrow Airport. The Heathrow Express runs from Paddington (mainline) Station every 15 minutes (see below for more information).
Places of Interest
Marble Arch – Built in the 19th Century, the Marble Arch was founded as the state entrance to the cour d’honneur of Buckingham Palace. Originally only members of the Royal Family and the King’s Troop were permitted to pass through, which today still happens on ceremonial occasions. However, for visitors, it’s a popular landmark located at the top of Oxford Street (and a good meeting point if needed).
St Sophia’s Cathedral (Moscow Road, Bayswater) – St Sophia’s Cathedral was the first Orthodox Church in London, built in the seventeenth century to serve the first Greek community in the area. Designed by architect, John Oldrid Scott, the church was consecrated on February 5, 1882, by the Archbishop of Corfu.
Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising – if packaging, logos and advertising is your thing or you’re studying marketing, this museum is worth a visit. Around the corner from Portobello Market the collection holds over 12,000 items and displays the history of consumer culture from the Victorian era up to the present day.
Bayswater is perfectly situated for shopping and there’s plenty of choice close by, but for the more committed a short bus or tube journey will satisfy every shopping wish.
Porchester Spa – Dating back to 1929 The Portchester Spa is an oasis of calm and historic interest. With its Art Deco green and white tiles, high ceilings and original features still intact. The building houses three Turkish hot rooms, two Russian steam rooms, a cold plunge pool, sauna, swimming pool and a relaxation lounge. Certain days are either men or women-only, so it’s best to check opening times, and there are also great packages and treatments available. The building is owned by Westminster Council and over the years it’s been threatened with closure but a well-deserved makeover has revived its fortunes – it might seem a bit old fashioned but it doesn’t pretend to be anything else.
Whiteley’s Shopping Centre– the site of London’s first ever department store that started out as a drapery in 1867. Today, Whiteley’s is home to over 50 department stores, including women’s, men’s and children’s fashions. Gifts, books, beauty products, fashion accessories, a wide range of international restaurants, an 8 screen multiplex cinema, bowling diner and car park.
American Food Store– Starting out as a Newsagents and Post Office in Notting Hill, the American Food Store stocks over 1,000 truly American imported foods, and the real taste of the USA.
Portobello Road Market – the famous Portobello Road market offers a variety of antiquities, vintage clothing, street food, music, jewellery and much more. There’s always a buzz and it’s a great market to absorb the culture and current fashion trends.
Odabash – renowned for her swimwear, designer Melissa Odabash, has been described by Vogue as the ‘Ferrari of swimwear. If you’re looking for a swimwear solution or high-end beach fashion, the shop is definitely worth a visit.
Oxford Street – Known to be Europe’s busiest shopping street, Oxford Street is home to over 300 stores and runs from Marble Arch right through to Tottenham Court Road. Many flagship stores can be found here, offering plenty of show and excitement, for the big chains such as Debenhams, John Lewis, and Selfridges. It is also a joyous place to be at Christmas, renowned for its Christmas light displays which are lit by a different celebrity each year.
Westfield Shopping Centre (Shepherd’s Bush) – If you are looking for a large shopping mall, then Westfield is the place to go. Located right next to Shepherd’s Bush station, the mall spans as much floor space as 30 football pitches. It contains over 225 stores, for all ages and styles, as well as The Village: the high-end retail area including the likes of Gucci, Dior, Louis Vuitton, and many more. If you fancy taking a break, there’s also a cinema with the latest blockbusters on show throughout the day.
Bayswater offers plenty of choice, from high street chains to diverse cuisines, below are some suggestions:
Maroush – Lebanese cuisine with music and belly dancing
21 Edgware Road, London W2 2JE
Santorini Restaurant – Authentic Contemporary Greek Food
10 Moscow Road, Bayswater, London W2 4BT
Masala Zone – Indian Street Food
75 Bishop’s Bridge Road, London W2 6BG
The Swan – popular for authentic Fish & Chips
66 Bayswater Road, London W2 3PH
Four Seasons – Original Branch, known for their Duck recipes
84 Queensway, Bayswater, London W2 3RL
A Short History: Previously belonging to the Abbey of Westminster, the name ‘Bayswater’ is believed to have originated from Bainiardus, an associate of William the Conqueror (who was crowned the first King of England in 1066) who also gave his name to Baynard’s Castle. The area became known as ‘Baynard’s Watering’ and later become abbreviated to Bayswater, was a remarkable source of spring water, supplying Baynard’s household and cattle.
Many famous residents have lived within this area through the decades, including Alexander Fleming (the inventor of penicillin), Winston Churchill, Tony Blair, Keira Knightley, Sting and the artist Sir John Tenniel (Alice in Wonderland sketches).
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