This page gives you an advantage in finding short term rentals in London. The page has two main characteristics. The first one being giving information about the short stays in London and the ways on how to rent them via this page. The second is that it will give you some extra information about the areas of London which may prove to be decisive when choosing in which part of the city to stay.
Short Term Accommodations in London
If you are planning to visit London, whether you travel for a city break, family holiday or a business trip, you will need a place to stay. To suit your needs for the perfect stay, click on the search button and you’ll find the list of a great number of short stay flats in London. You can book online one of the many cheap short lets from our offer, as well as one of luxury rentals as an alternative to a luxury hotel in the city. Here you will find the list that contain all types of properties that are available for rent in London. From cheap private rooms to luxury serviced apartments and self catering houses where you can stay for a few days to a few weeks. We made the list of private properties to match different budgets.
Sometimes looking for a hotel in London can be such a nuisance. Overbookings appear, you cannot find the right one or you spend a lot of time looking for one only to be disappointed at the end. This page offers you a way to avoid all those headaches by renting private accommodations. This means that you will be renting your housing from a local host from London. This will result in quicker browsing, more options and a chance to rent a place according to your standards which will certainly not disappoint you. Apartments for rent are some of the cheapest ways of spending holidays abroad and can be used by anyone. More than thousand options are available and our hosts tend to keep the standard to a high level and include some quality amenities to go with the rentals. You can rent places located centrally or even look for some in the surrounding like in Brighton or Eastbourne.
Available Rental Types in London
You can confidently choose which ever accommodation type you like. There are hundreds of options for hundreds of different visiting scenarios. London offers more than thousand available holiday apartments at rock bottom prices and with stunning furnishings. Holiday makers of different kids and sorts are welcome to try the different options that the page offers. Almost all of the serviced apartments are self-catering but there are some hosts which will throw in a bed and breakfast option in the combination. Flats with one or two bedrooms are very easy to find. Studios are something that London has the most and there are some located in very popular locations around the city as well. One can easily find a place to stay in the center or near the centre of London and the price will not even be that high. The option of sharing an accommodation or simply renting a private room is also available to you. You can stay with a nice family or a host who will lease you a private bedroom with access to other facilities of the house. Besides being available in London, these sort of options come available in surrounding cities of Bembridge and Ryde. Talking about houses, there are also more than two hundred whole houses available to rent in London. Usually equipped with a fully furnished kitchen, it is a way for the whole family to enjoy a holiday or have some rest as well. Holiday homes are also fit for longer stays so groups of friends, business types or even students are welcomed to try them out.
As we mentioned the prices of short stay apartments are very low and for a really affordable price you can spend a nice weekend in England’s capital. For up to 50 euros one can rent a nice studio in London or in Cambridge, fit for two people. Private rooms are also available at the same price and flats which house up to three people. Between 50 and 100 euros there are some nice serviced apartments available. Furnished with even a small kitchen and appropriate for a smaller group. If you are willing to spend up to 150 euros there are some great holiday apartments with a view or entire housings to rent. Spending up to 200 euros will get you a centrally located flat or a vacation rental and there are some which house five or more people as well. For a price of 250 euros and plus, you stand to lease yourself a family home rental. Featuring luxurious amenities, it is certainly worth the price you pay for these fabulous places. So whether you are looking for a budget short term rental in central London or in surrounding areas of Winchester or Shanklin, know that the price you are getting is the most affordable one there is.
Location of Available Flats
All of London’s holiday flats from our selection are located in the attractive surroundings in the city. Booking one of condos in London can be a great way to save your money when compared to looking for lodging in some of the city’s hotels. Search our apartments database online for a short stay to book your perfect one in London. All of them will provide you with privacy and homelike atmosphere. Regardless you rent a flat with one or two bedrooms or a spacious five bedrooms luxury apartment suitable for larger groups, each of them is completely equipped with all the modern facilities for your enjoyable stay.
Renting one of studio apartments in London is the unique opportunity to get an idea of what it’s really like to live in London as a local. You will have an opportunity to prepare meals you like, to invite guests and relax after an eventful day in London. To have the most options for ideal location and facilities, we suggest you to book desired accommodation far enough in advance.
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Holidays And Events in London
- New Year’s Day Parade
- London Boat Show
- Twelfth Night Festival
- London Art Fair
- Chinese New Year Parade and Festival
- London International Mime Festival
- Commemoration of Charles the Martyr
- Six Nations Cup, Rugby Tournament
- Clowns Church Service
- Valentine’s Day in London
- London Fashion Week
- Ideal Home Show
- Country Living Magazine Spring Fair
- Affordable Art Fair
- St. Patrick’s Day
- Chelsea Antiques Fair
- Head of The River Race
- Mothering Sunday
- London Harness Horse Parade
- London Book Fair
- Camden Crawl
- Queen’s Birthday
- London Marathon
- St George’s Day
- East End Film Festival
- FA Cup Final, Football
- Punch and Judy Festival at Covent Garden
- RHS Chelsea Flower Show
- Kensington Dollshouse Festival
- Mind Body Spirit Festival
- London Green Fair
- London Open Garden Squares Weekend
- London Jewellery Week
- Spitalfields Festival
- London Rathayatra
- Opera Holland Park
- Bike Week
- Beating Retreat
- Trooping the Colour (Queen’s Birthday Parade)
- Royal Academy Summer Show
- Taste of London
- BP Portrait Awards at National Portrait Gallery
- West End Live
- Canada Day in Trafalgar Square
- O2 Wireless Music Festival
- V&A Village Fete/Summer Camp
- Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
- Summer Series at Somerset House
- The Chap Olympiad
- Doggett’s Coat and Badge Race
- Lovebox Weekender
- Great British Beer Festival
- Carnaval del Pueblo
- Camden Fringe
- London Mela
- South West Four Weekender
- Fright Fest – Fantasy & Horror Film Festival
- Notting Hill Carnival
- Angel Canal Festival
- BBC Proms in the Park
- Chelsea Antique Fair
- London Design Festival
- Open House London
- Great River Race
- The Mayor’s Thames Festival
- Horseman’s Sunday
- Maggie’s Night Hike/Culture Crawl
- International London Tattoo Convention
- Pearly Kings & Queens Harvest Festival
- Raindance Film Festival
- London Restaurant Festival
- October Plenty on Bankside
- National Poetry Day
- Hampstead Heath Conker Championships
- Chocolate Week
- Frieze Art Fair
- London Film Festival
- Bonfire Night: Fireworks Displays
- Remembrance Sunday
- Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair
- Lord Mayor’s Show
- London Jazz Festival
- VIP Shopping Day – Very Important Pedestrian/Traffic-free Day on Oxford Street
- The Great Christmas Pudding Race
- Spitalfields Winter Festival
- Trafalgar Square Christmas Carols
- London International Horse Show
- New Year’s Eve celebrations
Institutions in London
A cultural as well as an educational hub of England, London is considered as one of the capitals of art, culture and education of the world. It is fleeting with various educational facilities, colleges and schools of different sorts while also filled with various galleries and museums which depict its history and the history of the nation.
Educational Institutions: the federal University of London is one of the largest universities in Europe, it also includes other faculties like Queen Mary. UCL, King’s College London and Royal Holloway. Other renowned educational institutions are the Courtauld Institute of Art, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, the Central School of Speech and Drama, the School of Oriental and African Studies, Imperial College London, the King’s College London, the London School of Economics, the London Business School, the Royal Academy of Music and many many more.
Museums and art galleries: London is home to many museums among the most notable ones are the British Museum in Bloomsbury, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and so on. The most prominent arts galleries of the city include the National Portrait Gallery, the national gallery of British at Tate Britain, Tate Modern and many more.
Landmarks and sightseeing
Buckingham Palace – The official residence of the Queen of England. Open for visitors during the months.
The London Eye – Located on the South Bank of the Thames it is an observation wheel which grants its visitors a great view and it is one of the symbols of London.
Marble Arch – Located at one of the busiest intersections of the city, it is a white Carrara marble monument which once stood in front of the Buckingham Palace.
Piccadilly Circus – Maybe the most photographed image of London, the square is a sight to be seen and one of the symbols of the city as well.
St Paul’s Cathedral – built after the 1666 Great Fire of London it is one of the biggest accomplishments of Sir Christopher Wren. It possesses such good acoustics that it forms a “Whispering Gallery”.
Tower Bridge – Located besides the Tower of London it is a 19th century bridge decorated with high towers which also includes a drawbridge.
Tower of London – The original royal fortress of London. It is over 900 years old, a former prison and today the keeping place of the Crown Jewels.
Trafalgar Square – one of the most popular squares of London and a site which many people come to see and visit. Here you can witness the Nelson’s Column firsthand and even see the National Gallery which is just besides it.
Westminster Abbey and the Palace of Westminster – A World Heritage and also the seat of the United Kingdom parliament. It is also the setting of the royal coronation since 1066. It also includes one of London’s most prominent landmarks, the Big Ben.
The Shard – A modern skyscraper of futuristic design. One of the newer landmarks of London and also the tallest building in the EU.
Neighborhoods of London
Bayswater – Located in West London. Known for its serene atmosphere and landmarks like Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. Includes the Westbourne Grove, which is a great shopping location.
Belgravia – One of the richer parts of London and the most desired place to be living by the Londoners. Located just south-west outside of Buckingham Palace.
Bloomsbury – London’s literary district. Here you can visit the British Museum and the British Library and see the Magna Carta with your own very eyes.
Bromley – Big suburban area of in the south east part of London.
Camden – Famous for its shops and cafes it is a site for every tourist to visit. Mainly popular due to their shops with Camden Market as its primary one.
Chelsea – The part of London which enjoys its small town and bohemian atmosphere. The birthplace of punk and a home to legends such as the Rolling Stones and the Beatles.
City of London (the Square Mile) – Originally a Roman settlement and today the world’s largest financial market. Includes landmarks like Leadenhall Market, Old Spitalfields Market, the Museum of London, St. Paul’s Cathedral and Barbican Centre.
Covent Garden – One of the fashion and art centers of the city. Features the Long Acre and Floral Street. It is also the home of the Royal Opera House.
Croydon - the central hub and the major part of the souther London.
Greenwich – Located in South-East London, Greenwich is a place where one can visit the the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Park and the Old Royal Naval College.
Hampstead – The area fore mostly known as being the home of many poets, actors and playwrights and they all used the spend their time at the Hampstead Heath and Kenwood House where you can too.
Harrow – the district of northwest London, home to a large University of Westminster
Hounslow – The neighborhood of West London.
Islington – Situated in the corner of North London. Ii is a place where one can find many modern cafes, restaurants or enjoy a drink at the local bar. Visit also the Camden Passage while here.
Kensington – A fashionable area situated between Kensington Palace and Kensington Gardens. It is a place where you will find the three most prominent museums of London, the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the V&A.
Kingston Upon Thames
Knightsbridge – The part of the city known for its luxurious restaurants and upscale shops. Maybe the most expensive districts of London which features some very expensive stores and markets, but you can visit the Harrods as well.
Mayfair – The US Embassy in London is situated in this area which is popular to its high end class and extravagant features. Being one of the more posh districts of London it also incorporates some old but beautiful buildings from the 18th century.
Notting Hill – An area filled with retro shops and antique stalls. Here you can shop for almost anything in the Portobello Road Market and enjoy a refreshing drink at one of the artsy cafes situated here. It is also the home of the annual Notting Hill Carnival.
Richmond Upon Thames
Soho – A neighborhood which is a fusion of the modern and the old or the trendy and the dilapidated. The Red Light district is perhaps the most famous part here of Soho and it also gives you a chance to explore different cuisines in this part of town.
South Bank – Situated just across Westminster, it is the home of one of the symbols of the city, the London Eye. But other sites should not be missed as well,the Royal Festival Hall, the Waterloo Bridge and South Bank Book Market are very attractive as well.
Southwark – The home of modern theatre and the place where you can still see Shakespeare’s performance being played at to this day. The Globe Theatre and Tate Modern are simply the sites that cannot be missed while the Borough Market is a perfect place for souvenirs.
Westminster – The center of London political power and all primped up by the image of Big Ben standing above it. The British Empire who ruled the better part of the known world was a long time ago ruled from the Whitehall. Besides the famous clock tower, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey are its most important landmarks.
Must See in London
London is a cosmopolitan, multicultural city with more than 300 languages spoken. It is the capital of England and the United Kingdom. It is the UK centre for education, commerce, finance, fashion, tourism and healthcare. Moreover, London is the world largest financial centre, along with New York. It has the most foreign visitors of any city in the world, about 15 million per year.
On the UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list are: the Tower of London, Kew Gardens, St. Margaret’s Church, the site comprising the Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey. Furthermore, there a lot of other world famous landmarks in London including Buckingham Palace, the residence of the Royal family, well-known London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, legendary Tower Bridge, beautiful St. Paul’s Church, the seat of the Bishop of London, Trafalgar Square and many other cultural sights.
Cultural Institutions in London
London has great number of museums and the most visited are British Museum, National History Museum, Science Museum and Madame Tussauds Museum, the wax museum. In addition, it is home to numerous galleries, libraries and other cultural institutions including National Gallery, British Library, Wimbledon and forty theatres. London has the largest concentration of higher education institutions in Europe, with 43 Universities. However, the most recognizable symbols of London certainly are its black cabs and the red double-decker buses. The underground railway network in London is the oldest one in the world. London has a lot of parks and gardens. The largest and most popular parks are the Royal Parks of Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens and Regent’s Park.