Exclusive New Deals on 21+ Day Long-Term Corporate Apartments in Covent Garden, Available Now

covent-garden-apartmentsSituated in the heart of theatreland, with Central London’s thriving business districts all just a short commute away, Smart City’s luxury corporate apartments in Covent Garden are ideal for busy executives looking for the ultimate way to work, rest, and play.

Now, thanks to our special 21 Day Long-Term Discount deal, you can enjoy the very best in London corporate stays for even longer, all whilst reducing your business travel budget.

Why Stay in a Covent Garden Corporate Apartment?

Smart City’s luxury business accommodation provides executives like you with a true home-away-from-home experience whilst working in the capital.

Inside, you’ll find light, spacious rooms decorated in a refined, contemporary style, with state-of-the-art modern conveniences, a fully-fitted kitchen and 24/7 concierge service provided by friendly and efficient professionals.

Prime Location for On-the-Go Business Travellers

With your nearest tube station (Covent Garden Station) literally less than a minute’s walk away, you’re well connected to all of the major business and financial districts in Central London. …Read More

Available Now: 21+ Day Discounts on Long-Term Serviced Apartments in London Bridge

london-bridge-apartmentsGood news for budget-conscious business travellers: Booking an extended-stay apartment for your next business trip to London now costs even less, thanks to Smart City’s exclusive 21+ day discounts on long-term corporate accommodation in London Bridge.

Whether you’re visiting the capital for three weeks or three months, there’s no longer any need to pay over the odds for a premium quality corporate apartment which provides all the style, comfort and convenience you deserve on your long-term stay.

Simply book your London Bridge serviced apartment online, and look out for our special 21+ Day rates to take advantage of corporate accommodation prices which are far lower than that of a top London hotel.

The Perfect Location for Busy Executives

Ideally situated within walking distance of the City of London’s main retail, banking, and commerce districts, and only 15 minutes away from Canary Wharf, the very epicentre of London business and finance, booking an extended-stay corporate apartment in London Bridge means you’re never too far away from the heart of the action. …Read More

Your Guide to London’s Most Exclusive VIP Restaurants

The IvyDid you know that many of London’s most elite eateries are all within just a few minutes’ walk of our luxury serviced apartments in Oxford Street and Covent Garden?

From intercontinental classics in the heart of theatreland to the perfect blend of opulence and high class in the middle of bohemian Soho, here’s your complete guide to London’s most exclusive VIP restaurants.

The Ivy

1-5 West Street, Covent Garden, WC2H 9NQ

If we started our guide with any other A-list eatery, you would only be scrolling down to see where this illustrious restaurant placed, wouldn’t you?

So let’s instead get today’s guide on the go by doffing our cap to The Ivy, the legendary venue which is as much a theatreland institution as the Royal Opera House or St. Martin’s Theatre.

With its internationally inspired menu and a VIP list which reads like a Who’s Who of world famous actors, musicians, and sports stars, The Ivy is the perfect place for a pre-show meal whilst staying …Read More

Book Your Canary Wharf Corporate Apartment Today and Enjoy Big Savings on Long-Term Stay

Canary Wharf ApartmentsFor a limited time only, Smart City have introduced a special new 21+ day rate on our corporate apartments in Canary Wharf, offering you the chance to cut the cost of your accommodation when you book your next long-term stay.

Why Book an Extended Stay in Canary Wharf for Your Next London Business Trip?

It’s a little-known fact that in order to generate maximum profits, most hotel and serviced apartment prices are based on the average guest staying for between a single night and a full week.

Of course, that’s all well and good if you were booking London accommodation to see the sights or perhaps take in a show, but as a business executive who needs to book an extended stay in Canary Wharf, that hardly guarantees you the best value for your travel budget.

What’s more, with increasing pressure from the top to reduce your expenses whilst visiting the capital, you need a long-term corporate accommodation solution that’s lighter on the wallet …Read More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Staying in the Capital for 2016 London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week 2016Rivalled only by New York, Milan, and Paris for the title of the world’s most eminent fashion industry event, the bi-annual London Fashion Week returns to the capital this month, bringing with it a host of internationally acclaimed designers, the most cutting-edge collections, and the crème de la crème of the world’s fashion press.

Here at Smart City, we’ve already been welcoming both fashionistas and industry insiders alike to our stylish, luxury serviced apartments in Central London, as we gear up to see what’s en vogue at this year’s event.

Thinking of joining us? Here’s your complete guide to everything you ever wanted to know about staying in London for London Fashion Week (LFW) 2016.

When is London Fashion Week 2016?

The event takes place twice each year, once in February, and again in September. The next time will be Thursday, September 15th 2016. Events, presentations, and catwalk shows then take place every day for six days, culminating in the LFW’s final fling on Tuesday, September 20th. …Read More

Go Behind the Scenes at London’s Most Famous Buildings This September with Open House London

Open-HouseEver wondered what goes on behind the closed doors of some of London’s most illustrious and historic buildings? This September only, you’ll have a rare chance to find out when the celebrated Open House project returns to London.

If you’ve booked a stay with us at any of our Central London serviced apartments from September 17th – 18th, you simply can’t afford to miss this unique opportunity to step behind the scenes of almost seven hundred iconic landmarks, spaces, and places which are usually closed to the public.

Last year, guests staying with us at our luxury apartments in City Road, Cannon Street, and Oxford Street during Open House London weekend took guided tours the home of the British Prime Minister, Number 10 Downing Street, enjoyed breathtaking views from the top of the BT Tower, and even took an exclusive peek inside a World War II bomb-proof bunker belonging to Winston Churchill and his war-time cabinet.

Open House London 2016 Highlights

This year, there’s even more unique behind-the-scenes guided tours on offer, though given how seldom the opportunity arises to step behind the doors of some of the capital’s most prominent buildings …Read More

Enjoy Exclusive Discounts on Soho Self-Catering Apartments When Visiting London for the New Harry Potter Show

Harry-Potter-and-the-cursed-child-in-LondonFollowing months of excitement and anticipation, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child -the eighth installment of J.K Rowling’s groundbreaking franchise- finally hit the stage at the Palace Theatre near Soho this past July.
Since then, tickets for the two-part performance have been in seriously high demand, though if you’re one of the fortunate few lucky enough to have landed your hands on some, there’s now only one thing you need to really make the most of your magical weekend in London:

Quality self-catering apartments near the West End Palace Theatre, London.

That’s where we come in. At Smart City, we’ve just released details of our latest discount deals on luxury accommodation in Soho’s Oxford Street, just over five minutes away from the home of the new Harry Potter play.

Early Booking and Smart Launch Special Offers on Self-Catering Apartments in Soho, London

If you were really on the ball before Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets became harder to get hold of than a unicorn’s horn, you no doubt secured yours well in advance. That wasn’t the only time booking early …Read More

Five Reasons Why London Self-Catering Apartments offer Better Value for Families than Hotels

Covent Garden ApartmentsSo, you’ve done all the research, you’ve planned your itinerary, and you’re almost ready to treat the kids to that once-in-lifetime family holiday in London.

Now all that’s left to do is to find somewhere to stay. Sure, you’ve looked at top London hotel accommodation, but the price alone is enough to make you seriously reconsider the whole trip.

Thankfully, there is a better option.

Self-catering apartments in Central London actually provide much better value for money on your family holiday than even the city’s most well-known budget hotel chains ever could.

Here’s just five reasons why:

Stay together in one spacious apartment

Whether your next London city break is just for you, your partner, and the children, or whether you’re bringing along the whole extended family, it goes without saying that a single, one-bed hotel room just isn’t going to cut it. …Read More

Top Five Restaurants in Canary Wharf for Business Lunches

Cafe BreraFrom a quick catch up with colleagues to prepare for that all-important meeting to lavish banquets to impress those VIP clients, guests at our luxury corporate apartments in Canary Wharf are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing the perfect place to hold a business lunch.

If you’re coming to stay with us on your next business trip and can’t decide where to do lunch, here’s our guide to just five of the very best Canary Wharf restaurants, all offering mouthwatering mid-day menus.

Cafe Brera

Cabot Place, E14 4QT

Better suited for grabbing a quick snack or light bite than for holding a lengthy meeting, Brera makes a great spot for relaxed, informal get-togethers or a quick catch-up with colleagues before that big presentation.

Bringing a touch of timeless Milano style to the heart of Canary Wharf, this is also the only place you need to visit to sample some wonderful Italian coffee in warm, intimate surroundings. …Read More

The Ultimate Visitor’s Guide to Using London’s Public Transport

London’s Public TransportLeave the car at home, and forget all about marching on foot through the busy London streets en route to famous attractions and tourist spots; the only way to really make the most of your visit to London is to use the capital’s world renowned public transport system.

With just about every part of the city and it’s the surrounding areas connected by a series of tube stations, trains, busses and even river boats, you’re never too far away from all the very best that Central London has to offer. This is especially true when you take your next city break with Smart City Apartments, where you’ll find each of our luxury holiday accommodation suites based no more than a few minutes’ walk from your nearest London Underground station.

Yet as easy as it can be to explore the capital using public transport, we understand that it can be a little confusing to those visiting for the first time. To help you get around on your next stay at our Central London serviced apartments, we’ve put together this ultimate visitor’s guide to using the city’s public transport network. …Read More