Apartments in London

If you are looking for a short term rental apartment in London, leading website Central London Apartments should be your first port of call. They have a fantastic range of London serviced apartments suitable for a range of budgets and requirements. All areas of Central London are covered by the site's listings and each building on offer has a brief description of available services and what is included in the price.

Typical users of serviced apartments are travellers who desire more privacy than is available in a hotel and business visitors. If workers have to be in London for more than a week, it is common practice for companies to invest in London short term apartments to house them. It is generally considered that spending more than a week in a hotel is disruptive and comparatively expensive. Occasionally, someone undertaking an internship may be placed in a serviced apartment, although this is not usually the case.

Companies based around the Square Mile often choose to put employees up in Canary Wharf apartments or Bishopsgate apartments. Both offer fantastic access to the city via Tube and bus links. The advantage of placing visitors close to the office is that commute times are kept to a minimum, which is absolutely central to the happiness of visitors from other companies and to the productivity of staff. Both Docklands and the city are also home to a number of fine restaurants which are perfect for unwinding after a long day in the office or in meetings.

In the west of Central London, Kensington and Mayfair are the top locations for serviced apartments. Kensington apartments such as the Citadines South Kensington apartments are extremely well-placed for travel around the whole of London as the area is arguably the best served by the buses and London Underground. The District and Circle lines are among the busiest transport routes in the world. Other Citadines apartments can be found in Holborn and the City.

Mayfair is the home of London's secretive but super-wealthy hedge fund industry. While some people in the industry suggest that wealthy investors use short-term rental apartments for extramarital affairs and the like, there is no evidence for this and it is more common that Mayfair's serviced apartments are used to house wealthy visiting clients from around the world, who prefer to stay away from the glare of hotels.

Many apartments offer better value if booked for longer periods of time or on a regular basis. Some also have a designated minimum stay.