Frequently Asked Questions

 

  • Why a three night minimum?
  • Our guest rooms are large, and take a while either side of a booking just to manage cleaning, mending, laundering and replacing linen, and provisioning.
  • Are the rooms self contained?
  • All guest quarters are self-contained with own toilet/shower room and kitchenette.
  • What time is breakfast?
  • Breakfast can be whenever you wish. All our guest rooms have catering possibilities We provide a very good supply of breakfast provisions (see the home page)  so if wished the guest can add  their favourite goodies to it to see them through their stay.
  • I’m allergic to certain foods.
  • If we have prior notice of your dietary requirements we will try to accommodate them within your provisions.
  • Do our towels get changed daily?
  • Global climate change has had a great effect on hotels around the world, so we prefer not to do so. If, however this is important to you, then we can arrange it in the daily housekeeping.
  • Is smoking allowed?
  • This is a non smoking establishment.
  • I’m allergic to animals.
  • We have one elderly cat called Twinkle who never leaves our living area.
  • Is there an elevator to the top floor?
  • Our very tall house is Georgian (1780s built) and has no disabled access. The top guest rooms are 49 steps from the from door, but we are always on hand to carry your luggage upstairs.
  • Do you have King or Emperor sized beds?
  • Our double beds are the standard 4ft 6 inches wide, and the singles are 3ft.
  • Will my electrical appliances work?
  • There are international adapters in every guest room.
  • Do I need to bring my hairdryer?
  • All rooms have hairdryers and ironing facilities.
  • Is there internet connection?
  • All rooms have televisions and free wireless internet access (No computer equipment is provided)
  • Where’s the laundrette/laundromat?
  • There is a Laundrette/Laundromat on Lambeth Walk (ten minute walk), where Marion will do a service wash between 9.30 and 5.30, including soap for £8.50 – excellent value. If you wish to stay with your washing there is a little shop a few doors down where you can get a cup of very good coffee (the owner teaches music!).
  • We are always on hand if you have any other questions or queries