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Five Reasons to Explore London’s Chinatown When Staying in the Capital

Chinatown,_LondonThose of you planning a stay with us at our luxury serviced apartments in Covent Garden likely already know that you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to things to do and places to see when you get here.

From the very best of highbrow culture at the nearby Royal Opera House or Nationally Gallery, or the vibrant, non-stop activity of Leicester Square there really is something to suit all tastes.

Yet no matter what you’re into, if there’s one attraction Smart City’s regular guests tell us you just can’t miss, it’s Chinatown London.

With your Covent Garden serviced apartment right next to Chinatown, it only takes less than a minute walk to be transported away from the hustle and bustle of modern London, into an all new culture entirely …Read More



Best Places to Access Free WiFi around Central London

Free Wifi LondonIn this day and age, it’s probably fair to say that the Internet is so deeply embedded into most of our lives that many of us would struggle to do without it.

Yet when visiting London, doing without it sometimes seems like the only option, especially if we’re coming from another country, which often means spending over the odds on expensive data roaming charges, or if the only Wifi around costs a fortune.

Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be that way. Whether you’re staying at our Central London serviced apartments for business and need somewhere to catch up on important emails in between appointments, or if you simply need a few minutes of WiFi access to get directions from your trusty Google Maps application, there’s countless places around the capital which offer free WiFi.

Here then, is Smart City’s guide to the best free WiFi hotspots around Central London.

Oxford Street

If you’re staying at our luxury apartments in Oxford Street, you’ll of course have all the complimentary WiFi you need in your very own home away from home, yet step out of the front door, and you’ll soon find that free access …Read More



How to Plan the Perfect Evening’s Entertainment When Staying in Covent Garden

Covent Garden ApartmentsOur luxury serviced apartments in Covent Garden are among the most popular accommodation we offer here at Smart City, and to us, it comes as no surprise.

Conveniently situated only a minute’s walk from the nearest tube station, the apartments make the ideal home base for those on extended business stays, whilst those joining us for a short weekend leisure break have more than enough to keep them entertained, all on their doorstep.

By day, the area is a lively, bustling place, full of vibrant markets, street entertainers and plenty to see and do. As nighttime falls, things may get a little quieter, though for us, the evening is the perfect time to really see Covent Garden at its very best.

So, whether you’re looking to relax and unwind after a long day of conducting business in the capital, or simply to top off an enjoyable day’s sightseeing, here’s Smart City’s guide to planning the perfect evening’s entertainment when staying in your Covent Garden serviced apartment …Read More