Why Canary Wharf Executive Apartments Are the Perfect Place to Work, Rest, and Play

canary-wharf-apartmentsSince we first opened them earlier this year, our Canary Wharf executive apartments have proven to be a big hit with our corporate guests thanks to their ideal location in the heart of London’s thriving commercial and financial district.

Situated in Lanterns Court, mere minutes from major venues such as One Canada Square, One Churchill Place (home to the global headquarters of Barclays), and a slew of others, our accommodation in Canary Wharf is a short walk away from Westferry Docklands Light Railway Station, meaning you’re always well connected, no matter whereabouts in the capital your business travels take you.

Staying in Lanterns Court also means having top hot-desking locations, business facilities, and free WiFi spots on your doorstep, perfect for getting those mission-critical tasks completed whilst on the go.

Whilst this is undoubtedly good news for those business travellers who need to get a lot done in a short space of time on their visit to London, those of you planning a long-term stay in our Canary Wharf executive apartments need a little more than just quick and convenient access to your work. …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

What to Look for When Choosing Executive Accommodation Near Canary Wharf

Canary_WharfAs one of London’s two biggest financial centres, and the epicentre of major business in the capital, Canary Wharf attracts business travellers from all four corners of the world.

If you’re one of them, then it goes without saying that you’ll be on the lookout for top quality serviced apartment on your next visit. Yet for those travelling to the area for the first time, knowing where to start when it comes to booking a home-base for your trip isn’t always easy.

With that in mind, here’s Smart City’s guide to the top things you should look for when choosing executive accommodation near Canary Wharf.


Whether you’re staying in corporate accommodation near Canary Wharf on a long-term basis or even just for a few days, you’ll naturally be on the look out for the best your money can buy …Read More

Top Hot Desking Locations For Business Travellers in Canary Wharf

i2officesJust recently, we brought you our complete guide to the top five places to book a meeting room when staying at Smart City’s corporate accommodation in Canary Wharf.

Whilst the feedback we’ve received from our business guests on that particular piece has been great, it still doesn’t solve the problem of where to base yourself to get some serious work done whilst in town.

Sure, you could always ‘work from home’ thanks to the free WiFi and the office furniture provided in your Canary Wharf accommodation, but we understand that sometimes you may find it more beneficial to escape to a proper office environment, especially if you’re to take advantage of the opportunities for networking, meeting with clients, or simply making use of office facilities such as photocopiers, printers, and other essentials.

With that in mind then, the Smart City apartments team went out into London’s business and financial district to bring you a new guide, this one featuring the top hot desking locations for business travellers …Read More

Five places to hold a business meeting in Canary Wharf

Devere VenuesSince we first opened the doors to our luxury serviced apartments in Canary Wharf in 2015, the team here at Smart City have enjoyed answering questions from many of our clients about how to make the most of their business trips to the capital.

Among the most frequent questions we’re often asked is where they can book a meeting room, conference facility or office space that boasts the same kind of quality and affordability as their apartment.

Always happy to help, we set our team the task of heading out into the financial capital of the city to bring you this guide to the top five places to hold a business meeting in Canary Wharf.

Devere Venues

No. 1 Westferry Circus, E14 4HD

Based at the heart of London’s most prominent business districts and only a few minutes’ walk from your Lanterns Court Serviced Apartments, De Vere have been fast earning a reputation as the premier meeting, training and conference venue in the area. With 17 meeting rooms accommodating meetings of different sizes, a large-scale conference hall …Read More

Five Reasons to Stay in a Serviced Apartment When on Business in Canary Wharf

Corporate Accommodation LondonFrom shopping in Soho to taking a tourist trip around Tower Bridge, Smart City are proud to offer serviced apartments across Central London to suit any occasion.

Yet whilst every one of our luxury two and three bedroom apartment suites cater for business guests, it’s only recently that we’ve gone all out to provide the perfect corporate accommodation based in the heart of Canary Wharf.

If your 2016 plans include a business trip to London’s busiest financial district, here’s just five reasons why you’ll benefit from staying in a serviced apartment when on business in Canary Wharf.

Be Your Own Boss

You may need to answer to somebody else when you get to the office, but when you’re staying in a Smart City Canary Wharf apartment, you’re in control. Fed up of London hotels dictating what time you can check in, check out, and chow down on an evening meal …Read More