Unbelievably friendly and warm staff who gladly gave expert travel advice and recommendations that only a Roman would normally be privy to. - Loic Diels
I LOVE this website and will gladly recommend it to anyone headed this way. Nothing disappointed us! - Mary-Iris Taylor
I have been using Cross-Pollinate for about 10 years now. The service is consistently great and I can always find just the kind of apartment we like, at the right price. - Hirani Himona
A really great idea - with a network of hand picked little rooms/guesthouses. If only we could have this in more city destinations! - Zoe Buck
I love Cross-Pollinate and every time we go to a new city I look to see whether they have some accommodations over there. - Arantza Aldea
The two places I have stayed at from Cross-Pollinate have been among the best across Europe. Highly recommended. - Nicholas Burn
Thanks a lot to Cross-Pollinate for the opportunity to experience a city as an insider! We really enjoyed our stay in Rome and Venice and look forward to more. - Tatiana Marchenko
Cross-Pollinate was very helpful when the owner of the B&B wanted to charge us for the baby under 2 y o. It would have been difficult without them since the owners did not speak any english. - Yulia Pichugina
This was our only stay with a C-P apartment and we were very pleased with the entire process. Will look to use them again on our next Europe trip! - Anthony Giglio
Great web site and quick response from the team a CP made the whole experience easy and hassle free. I have already recommended CP to quite of few of my airline industry colleagues and I'm sure they will make use of their excellent service. - Shane Pickles
Cross-Pollinate was extremely helpful! They found us a place to stay in our price range when many other places of business couldn't help us. - Sarah Seminutin
Cross-Pollinate was very easy to use, and it is so much better to stay in places like these than big corporate hotels; you get a much better feel for the place. - Kaspar Deane
Very straight forward. Well done. Definitely would use it again. Love these type of alternatives to hotels! - John White
Cross-Pollinate was fantastic and easy to use. We used Cross-Pollinate to book a room in Florence (the second leg of our trip), which was everything I thought it would be. We have recommended Cross-Pollinate to our friends. - Barbara Carlin
Cross-Pollinate are great - the descriptions are accurate and they are very responsive to questions. - Dominique Bayne
Cross Pollinate was just the best. I had tried a couple of places before coming upon them. As soon as I sent the first email I stopped looking for any more websites. I just wish they expanded to every city in Europe. Their knowledge, helpfulness, etc. was second to none. - Caroline Collis
closed - Broadway Market Flat
This studio is on the ground floor of a listed Georgian terraced house. Its large original sash windows flood the apartment with light. There's essentially just one room - the bedroom, with a well stocked kitchen and nice, clean bathroom attached to it. There's a small table where two people can eat or open up some laptops. The decorations are nice and tasteful and it feels like it has a very warm touch - from the plants to a small selection of movies, to the outlet adaptors.

It's located near the Broadway market, a convenient central location close to the There's a park just a few doors down, and the Sunday morning flower market on Columbia Rd. The famous Bricklane and Spitalfields is nearby, as are many bars/clubs of Shoreditch and Hoxton. Along the street are some cute cafes too.

Shoreditch (zone 1) is 10 mins away from the City/Financial District and Liverpool St. There are excellent transport connections, close to Old St Underground and 24hr bus links for an easy access to Central London.

Please inquire about discounts available for stays of over 1 week.
  • ground floor
  • full kitchen
  • washing machine
  • iron
  • linen and towels provided
  • cable/satellite TV
  • DVD player with selection of movies
  • telephone
  • WiFi
  • microwave
  • dishwasher
  • toaster
  • tea kettle
  • fan
  • hair dryer
  • crib upon request - up to 3 y.o.
Sarah Napoli-Rangel on Mar 2015:

It was so sunny, nicely furnished, right on major bus lines, near grocery stores. The kitchen was lovely and nice for cooking.
The heat and hot water was not consistent, unfortunately it was cold most of the time. It is listed as being in zone 1 which to me would mean near a zone 1 tube stop but it is a 20 min walk to the tube, the bus made up for this. It is not near the main shoreditch high street, takes about 20 min to get there on foot, which was not a problem for me, but could be for some.
Been using cross-pollinate for years, and they are always so helpful! The apartment I wanted was not available so Steve suggested a few other suitable options, always nice to get their insight!
Admin on 30. Mar 2015:
From the owner: The apartment is in the process of been sold and dealing with the landlord to get things done slowed right down. The boiler was replaced yesterday as after the guest left it stopped working completely. She had heating but the water was only hot during the mornings, with the evenings it going warm / cool but it could still be used. The boiler had been doing this for a little while and the plumber I use would fix for the short term, but it would end up doing the same thing within a few weeks - it needed to be replaced though. I was communicating with the guest each day and her last email said we had hot showers this morning, and it seems to do it in the afternoon / evenings only.
Mahira on Nov 2013:

- very clean and cozy. - location is perfect / great neighborhood. - you have everything you need. - comfortable bed and pillows. - the heater works fine.
- shower booth is too tight (but the shower is great). - if you are a light sleeper you may have trouble (actually for me it was ok, but my boyfriend had some sleeping problems)
average score
4.0 / 5.0
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Booking details
Booking details: vacation rental apartment (studio / 1 bathroom), sleeps max. 2 people
Payment accepted: bank transfer, by Paypal (guest pays the fees), cash on arrival in GBP
Minimum stay: minimum stay of 2 nights
Cancellations allowed up to: 21 days before arrival
Occupancy: double
Bed options: 1 double (135 cm)
Policies & Extra Charges: non-smoking, check-out time is 11 am, apartment will be clean by 2 pm on day of check-in, fee for check-in after 10 pm is £40
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 closed - Broadway Market Flat