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Mountview Guesthouse is a delightful, refined boutique Bed and Breakfast situated in a beautiful tree-lined street in Crouch End, an upmarket, leafy corner of North London. So convenient for sightseeing in the capital, it’s just a short walk to Finsbury Park underground station (step-free access), which is on both the Piccadilly and Victoria lines with direct services (every 3 minutes) to all the Central London tourist attractions, shops, museums, theatres and restaurants.

An archetypal late Victorian house, with spacious rooms, tall ceilings and large sash windows.  Tastefully and lovingly restored, modernised and decorated using natural materials; each of the guest bedrooms has been individually designed to create a harmonious and aesthetically pleasing environment.

Crouch End has lots of green spaces, a handsome Broadway dominated by a brick clock tower and dozens of interesting shops, bars and independent restaurants. The area has long been home to a creative community of actors, writers, comedians and musicians.  Many novels and short stories are set in Crouch End and it also provides the setting for lots of films and TV productions. The King’s Head pub, a popular nightspot, hosts comedy nights and high quality live music ranging from folk and jazz to blues and salsa.  Visitors can enjoy lovely walks in the local parks or nearby in Highgate Woods or Queen’s Wood. There are also lots of playing fields in the area.  Nearby attractions include: Alexandra Palace, Wood Green Shopping City, Kenwood and Hampstead Heath and the 16th Century Bruce Castle Museum.

Boutique and Breakfast has handpicked Mountview Guesthouse for its comfort, convenience and congenial conversation, which we think guests will thoroughly appreciate. Finding the right sort of accommodation in and around London, one of the world’s top tourist destinations, can prove challenging and expensive. Yes, there is plenty of choice, but it can be costly, especially in the centre of town, and hard work trying to find a friendly face. A fast and furious change of clientele can often lead to slipping standards and poor service.

Mountview Guesthouse offers an outstanding level of accommodation and service with an emphasis on quality, good facilities for guests and an exceptionally friendly and hospitable atmosphere.  Convivial hosts, Odette and Daniel, will provide a wholesome and hearty breakfast in readiness for the day ahead, and being well versed on the many ‘must see and do’s’ will happily steer you in the right direction to enjoying some of the best entertainment and attractions London has to offer.

What do you need after an exciting, exhausting, busy day sightseeing? A little bit of peace and calm,  Mountview Guesthouse offers a quiet haven to return to for some well-earned rest and repose.

Mountview Guesthouse is a late Victorian modernised house, carefully restored in keeping with its original character, boasting high ceilings, large sash windows and classical Victorian architectural details.  The interior has been painted and decorated using carefully chosen natural materials creating a balanced and harmonious environment, with a modern uncluttered feel in mind to give you a comfortable and luxurious stay.

The furnishings and bed linen are of a very high standard, down duvets and pillows and the sheets are 100% Egyptian white cotton. The usual creature comforts are provided: TV’s, towels, soaps, shampoos and conditioners etc. Tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryers, dressing gowns and slippers are in all the rooms, as well as, spare pillows and extra blankets which can be found in the wardrobes. Guest can also make use of washing machines, dryers, irons and ironing boards if so desired.  Free WiFi available.  Please note there is a strict no smoking policy in the house.

From Monday through Friday, between 10 am and 12 noon there are parking restrictions in the road.  Please ask Odette or Daniel for a free visitor’s permit if you want to leave your car on the street during these hours. On Saturday and Sunday, there is free parking.

Crouch End is an especially attractive north London suburb. Just a ten minute stroll from the guest house you’ll find an array of local supermarkets, banks, traditional Victorian pubs and quirky cafes.  The location is ideal for visitors because it combines tranquillity and the gentle pace of village life within easy reach of central London.

The nearest underground station is Finsbury Park (zone 2) which is on both the Piccadilly and Victoria lines.  This station will provide you with fast direct services (every 3 minutes) to most tourist sites and shopping areas in London during your stay. This station has a number of lifts.

Crouch end is within easy reach of Alexandra Palace, Hampstead, Highgate, Muswell Hill, Holloway Road, Archway, Islington with its Design Centre, Arsenal Football Stadium, Kings Cross and Euston.  There is easy access to and from all London Airports.

There are two guest bedrooms to choose from, all on the first floor:

Room 1      Large double ensuite with view over London.  Traditionally furnished, this spacious room has a 5 ft bed, comfortable armchairs seated in a bay window, antique wardrobe and original fireplace.  The private bathroom has marbled floor and wall tiles, and includes bath, detachable shower head, WC and heated towel rails.

Rate = £110 (GBP).

Room 2      Twin-bedded room that overlooks the quiet garden. The beds can be made up as a double upon request.  There is a shower and hand basin in the room.  The toilet is on the landing outside the room.

Rate = £90 (GBP).

Both rooms has blackout blinds and curtains.  The radiators have thermostatic valves so you can control your own temperature in the room.

Children are welcome, please contact Odette and Daniel and they will endeavour to accommodate your family requirements.

Guests have access to their rooms at any time of the day.

Please see full details of each room’s features and facilities under ‘Rooms’. Prices quoted are per room per night based on two guests sharing, including full English breakfast, as follows:

Room 1      Ensuite Room

Price per night: £110

Room 2      Twin Room

Price per night: £90

A choice of English or Continental breakfast is served in the welcoming dining room, overlooking a beautiful garden.

A typical menu includes fresh fruit, yoghurt, fruit juice, a variety of cereals, tea and fresh coffee with toast, cheeses, a choice of jams and marmalade, and of course bacon, eggs, tomatoes and sausages.

A vegetarian or vegan cooked menu option is also offered; any combination of mushrooms, baked beans, tomatoes and toast. Any vegan milk alternatives or gluten-free options can be requested.

Daniel loves cooking and can impart local information when needed. Often a lively conversation ensues!

You have found a wonderful place to stay and Boutique and Breakfast is committed to giving you a personalised service so that you can find the right room at the right price. Simply fill in our enquiry form and within 24 hours you will receive a response from Mountview Guesthouse tailored to your needs. This will be in the form of either a telephone call or an email.

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    At a Glance

    • Tea & coffee making facilities
    • Free WiFi
    • 100% Egyptian Cotton Sheets
    • Black out blinds & curtains
    • Vegetarian or Vegan cooked breakfast
    • Victorian architecture

    Your say...

    A really excellent B&B in top strategic location in London. Warm hosts who will cook you breakfast and provide you with any information for interesting places in the vicinity or wider London. Breakfast is to your liking, Full English, or a simple fresh continental. I stayed in Room One for 6 nights which is equal to a 5 star hotel, spacious, complete with amenities and an en suite bathroom.

    With this quality, I recommend you book well in advance.


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