Great flat. My only suggestion would be to put some summary instructions for the washing machine, dishwasher and microwave. They are different than they are in the U.S., and not intuitive to use. I figured it out with the provided user manual, but having a "cheat sheet" would have been nice.
Comfortable and pleasant, Pepys Street is a large development comprising 1 and 2 bedroom apartments in a quiet part of the Tower Hill area. Equidistant from both Fenchurch Street and Tower Hill stations, it’s well-placed for commuting into other parts of the City such as Bank and Aldgate – both of which can also be easily reached on foot. With the Tower of London and the River Thames just a stone’s throw away, our corporate serviced apartments in Tower Hill are an excellent choice for families, sharers and individuals keen to make the most of a central location.
About the property
On arrival to Pepys Street, residents are presented with a glass fronted entrance lobby, concierge service and a lift that serves all floors, offering an additional sense of convenience and security to the 1 and 2 bedroom apartments housed inside.
Accommodation is spread across several floors, with each apartment boasting wood flooring throughout, though a select number of select bedrooms feature carpeting. The decor is simple and bright, giving a sense of light and vibrancy to the open plan living and dining areas and the adjoining kitchens benefit from a range of modern appliances such as dishwashers and washer/dryers. Cupboard essentials including tea, coffee, sugar and pasta are there to greet all arrivals, helping guests to settle in as quickly as possible.
Accessible via the separate hallways, the well-proportioned bedrooms are completed by large, built-in wardrobes and comfortable bedding. Added touches such as the reading lamps and soft furnishings enhance the spaces, providing a serene atmosphere and supporting a good night’s sleep. The 1 bedroom apartments feature a separate family bathroom whilst the 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom properties also include the addition of an ensuite off the master bedroom. One of the ground floor apartments features a patio with smart outdoor furniture.
Regardless of the apartment’s size, each bathroom is equipped with good quality fixtures, heated towel rails and storage cabinets. The family bathrooms enjoy baths with showers overhead whilst the ensuites include cubicle showers. Guests will also find a range of complimentary toiletries included to ensure the move in is simple and stress-free.
With Wifi available throughout, working from home is entirely possible and the addition of dining table space makes it convenient to do so. A flat screen television, weekly maid service and an information-filled welcome tablet encourage both relaxation and exploration, making Pepys Street apartments well-equipped to support an exciting and enjoyable stay.
The local area
Sitting on the edge of the City of London, our long stay serviced apartments in Tower Hill offer quick and easy access to the financial district, making them ideal for city commuters. The area’s most prominent features are undoubtedly the Tower of London – the most famous historical prison in the capital’s history – and Tower Bridge – the iconic crossing between Aldgate and the Southbank, bookended by two imposing lookout buildings. Spitalfields and Shoreditch sit right on its doorstep as well, making it an ideally located for the exploration of east central London. With several open-air bars and restaurants lining the nearby riverbank and the pretty St Katherine’s Dock marina just a few minutes away, it’s a serene central London spot offering a healthy dose of picturesque views and foodie delights.