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Self-serviced apartments are a great way to enjoy some extra space and privacy during your trip to London. Perfect for both short and long stays, they are filled with little extras to make each space feel more like home, from kitchenettes to free Wi-Fi. 

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Why stay in a self-serviced apartment?

Self-serviced apartments are ideal for anyone staying in London for more than a couple of days. If you're heading to the capital to work for a couple of weeks or taking an extended holiday with your family, then self-serviced flats can provide a more relaxing environment; somewhere you can really settle in for the rest of your stay. You'll often find a quieter, more secluded space than a hotel room, and somewhere where you can work or socialise without interruption. 

Most self-service apartments have a kitchenette so you can stay in and cook your favourite dishes; perfect for a cosy night in after too many big nights out in the city. Plus, you can easily cater to any dietary needs and work around work/travel schedules.

Each apartment is kitted out with everything you could ever need during your stay, from Wi-Fi to a private bathroom, TV, hairdryer, and tea and coffee making facilities.

Self-catering  accommodation - West vs. East London

Looking for a place to stay in London that offers the convenience of a hotel combined with the comforts of home? Then our selection of serviced apartments should be right up your street. And when it comes to locations, East London has it all.

Yes, there's lots to see and do North of the Thames. If you're in town for business, East London is convenient for the City of London and at least half a dozen state of the art conference centres. Meanwhile families on a break will surely want to check out landmarks such as the Olympic Park with its famous 180 metre high slide and The Tower of London, home to the Crown Jewels.

Our serviced apartments in East London offer the freedom and versatility that comes with having a place of your own. In the spacious lounge area, you can recuperate from the hurly-burly of the capital with an evening in front of the television, go over some paperwork for your next business meeting or entertain colleagues with a meal rustled up in your well-appointed kitchen.

West London is a popular, busy area that's only a stone's throw from some of London's best attractions. Areas like Kensington are close to so many cultural must-sees, like the Victoria and Albert Museum, the world-famous Madame Tussauds with its realistic wax figures, and even the iconic Buckingham Palace. The shops in the area are well worth a visit too, with designer boutiques selling fashion, jewellery, and homewares.

When it comes to the rest of West London, there are plenty of things to see and do. This wide area stretches all the way to Heathrow airport and is home to lots of green open spaces as well as residential and commercial districts. Kew Gardens are a particular highlight; as is the tasty River Cafe.

Family-friendly stay in London

London serviced apartments are a great alternative to hotels, especially if you're planning a holiday. It can be difficult to get children to stick to hotel rules, but with an apartment at your disposal, they'll feel right at home. And, of course, there is so much that appeals to kids in this affluent part of the capital. Let them run off excess energy in Hyde Park or Holland Park or take them to the world's most famous toy shop, Hamley's in Regent Street. Your apartment in West London is also close to 'museum alley'. Take the tube to tube South Kensington or Gloucester Road for amazing outings at the Natural History Museum or the Science Museum. And, if that's not enough to keep them busy, why not spend the day by the River Thames at Richmond or take them skating at the Queen's Ice Rink in Bayswater.

Places You Have to See on a Weekend or Short Business Trip

 

Buckingham Palace

A great way to kick off your trip to London is with a tour around the world-famous Buckingham Palace. The palace functions as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty the Queen. The palace is unique in that it’s one of only a few remaining working palaces in the world. If you’re visiting in the summer you can tour the Palace’s State Rooms situated in the heart of the palace. The rooms are home to lots of treasures from the Royal Collection and art by some of the world’s most famous artists including Rembrandt and Rubens.

London 2012 Legacy

If you enjoyed watching the London Olympics on TV then an exciting place for you to visit is the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The park is home to many of the venues where the Olympians competed for medals. You should start your visit with a trip up the ArcelorMittal Orbit which was designed by Sir Anish Kapoor and is Britain's tallest sculpture. The view from the top is breathtaking and is a great way to take in the entirety of the park.

After you climb back down to earth you should visit the London Aquatics Centre where you can swim in the same pool as the Olympians. The centre even offers diving lessons so you can see what it’s like to be Tom Daley.

Things to Do on a Short Trip in London

Afternoon Tea

Britain is famous for its tradition of afternoon tea and London has some of the best afternoon teas in the world. One of the most luxurious places to have afternoon tea is Claridge’s of Mayfair. The hotel has been serving afternoon tea for over 150 years and they have a special tea connoisseur whose job it is to scour the world looking for the best teas. The tea comes with the classic combination of finger sandwiches and warm scones made with ingredients painstakingly sourced for their quality.

Shopping

London is home to some of the best shops in the world so you will definitely be able to find that perfect present for a loved one or a treat for yourself. There are lots of great department stores in London but one of the most famous is Liberty of London. Opened in 1875 and situated in a magnificent Tudor building, the store has five floors of amazing fashion and accessories for you to choose from.