Some people like the idea of self catering accommodation particularly a family group or a group of friends. The availability of cooking facilities gives more flexibility and can be particularly handy with young children. If renting this type of accommodation it is advisable to suss out the terms of the rental fully – like is there a deposit, what is not included in the price, are sheets and towels included, what about cleaning arrangements (and after you leave are you responsible for the cost of cleaning), how will you gain access, have you a contact number for during your stay and so on.
London Apartment Rental Travel Guide
1. The Ascott Mayfair
49 Hill St Mayfair Telephone number is 44 (0) 20 7499 6868
Rates from £200 a night for a one bedroom apartment and £150 for a studio apartment with occasional deals for longer stay rentals. Looking for something different, this is a five star apartment with deluxe studio and one bedroom self catering options fully serviced apartments. Located in the stylish up market Mayfair you’ll be close to all sightseeing attractions. En suite bathroom and kitchenettes, TV etc the rates include continental breakfast and daily cleaning. You can also have access to the Sauna and gym.
2. London House
13 Craven Hill Hyde Park Telephone + 44 (0) 20 7402 9155
From about £65-85 a night for a double studio with open plan kichenette and linen and towels supplied. Also available single occupancy studios for a little less. Weekly rates are lower. Rooms have ensuite showers and internet access.
3. 23 Greengarden House
Tel: +44 (0)20 7935 9191
These are luxurious apartments, one bedroom and two bedroom serviced apartments. They are right in the centre of the West End of London near to Oxford Street and Bond Street shopping areas yet in a quiet pedestrianised area in St Christopher’s Place. Rates are from about £320 to £380 a night for the two bedroomed apartments. There will be extra for Vat and any telephone use.
4. Central London
A nice apartment in the centre of London near to Tottenham Court Road and Oxford Street. Only a couple of minutes from two tube stations. This apartment sleeps five. Contact Phil Jones – mobile telephone +44 (0) 7931 9223808. Rates are from around £100 a night depending on the time of year.
5. Cheval Apartments
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7373 1444
One of these vacation rentals is a two bedroom town house right in Knightsbridge, off Sloane Street. With daily cleaning service during the week with linen and towels supplied (one set a week). Shortest letting period is one week . Cost per week is in the region of £2000. All amenities such a telephone, VCR and free membership to local gym. This company have many apartments available in London.