Convent accommodation in London

Feb 25th, 2007, 08:17 PM
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Convent accommodation in London

Does any one have any recommendations, experiences or stories please?
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Feb 25th, 2007, 11:12 PM
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I think most people would be pretty surprised there are rooms going in any London convents.

St Mary at the Cross, out at Edgware, has a small guest house. Run by Anglican Benedictines - and, yes, they're nuns.

The Daughters of Charity in Carlisle Place SW1 and the Franciscan Sisters of Malta in St George's Drive SW1 are more conventional Catholic orders with small (8-10 bed) guesthouses attached to their Central London convents.

None have websites: google for addresses and phone numbers. No idea what they're like to stay at. There is, of course, a much wider range of accommodation, both in the centre and in the suburbs, religious communities offer as retreat centres and the like.
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Feb 26th, 2007, 12:33 AM
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This isn't quite what you asked for, but I'll post it anyway:

I know there is something in Islington (how's that for vague), but I remember no details at all.

Here's contact info for the Anglican order mentioned by Flanneruk:
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Feb 26th, 2007, 09:36 PM
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Dear flanneruk and WillTravel,
I thank you so much for this very valuable information.
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