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Everything You Need to Know About Staying in a Serviced Apartment on Cannon Street, London

Cannon Street, LondonPopular with both leisure and business guests alike, our Cannon Street serviced apartments provide a haven of serenity and beautiful 17th century scenery right in the heart of the ever-busy modern London.

Planning to visit us for the first time this year and aren’t sure what to expect? Below, you’ll find our complete guide to staying with us at our Cannon Street holiday apartments, with everything you need to know to make your stay a memorable and enjoyable one.

Where you’ll find us

Based just off Cannon Street itself, you’ll find your luxury apartment quietly hidden away from the hustle and bustle of modern London in Abchurch Yard. One of the most picturesque and peaceful parts of the city, the area still retains many of the original features that were developed during London’s recovery from the Great Fire of London in September 1666 …Read More



5 Reasons to Have a Trial Run in a Serviced Apartment Before Relocating to London

canary wharf apartmentsAs one of the biggest and most vibrant cities in the world, London attracts scores of visitors every year. Yet as much as you may think you have a firm grasp of life in the capital after staying with us for a few days, you only need ask one of the many people who move here permanently each year that living here full time is an experience all unto itself.

Not that we think that should put you off. Whether you’ve already firmly made your mind up that you’re going to relocate to the capital, or if you’re simply giving it some thought, it might be well worth your time giving London life a proper trial run to see if it really is for you.

Need somewhere to stay while you’re doing so? Here’s just five reasons to spend some time living in a London serviced apartment before you decide to make a permanent move.

Experience a true taste of London life

Sure, you could always book a hotel for the weekend whilst out and about in the capital looking for your new ideal home, but honestly, is that really the best way to have a proper trial run …Read More



How to plan the perfect weekend when staying in a Covent Garden Luxury Apartment

Covent Garden ApartmentsThough some of our apartments are ideal for business guests and others for those looking for somewhere to stay on an overnight shopping trips, few make the ideal place to base yourself for a weekend London getaway quite like our Covent Garden luxury apartments.

Quietly tucked to give you some much welcomed peace and quiet, it only takes a minutes’ walk from Hanover Place to find yourself amongst the vibrancy, the beauty, and the larger-than-life characters that make Covent Garden such a well loved part of Central London.

If you’re coming to stay with us at Hanover Place over the next few months but haven’t quite managed to get your itinerary together, here’s just a few suggestions on how to plan the perfect weekend break when staying in a Covent Garden luxury apartment.

Relax and Refresh

It’s Friday afternoon, you’ve finally completed your long journey to London. By now, you’re feeling tired, and yet at the same time excited to begin your perfect London break in Covent Garden …Read More



What’s included When You Book a Smart City Serviced Apartment?

moorgate5Let’s be honest, none of us like nasty surprises, especially not when it comes to planning and booking our perfect London get-away. Yet isn’t it always the way that no matter how much you prepare in advance, there always seems to be something which threatens to put a dampener on your break?

Whether it’s a relatively minor thing like leaving behind a few essentials you’d assumed were included in the cost, or something much more serious -like major complications with your check-in, for example- both have the potential to spoil your enjoyment before you’ve even got started.

Don’t worry though. At Smart City, we hate nasty surprises too, and go all out to ensure each one of our one and two bedroom Central London serviced apartments are fully equipped to ensure you can really make the most of your city break right from the word go.

With that in mind, here’s just some of the things that come included in our low prices whenever you book a Smart City serviced apartment anywhere in London …Read More



Why a Luxury London Apartment Makes the Ideal Start to Your Honeymoon

Smart City ApartmentsFew occasions in life are more special, or more important, than your wedding day. It’s the one event you’ve been dreaming of for years, the one event you’ve been saving up all your hard earned money for, and of course, the one event that just has to be absolutely perfect.

After all, you both deserve only the very best on your big day, though that doesn’t end once the first dance is over and the cake has been cut. If you’re jetting off to start married life with a once-in-a-time holiday, here’s just a few reasons why a night in a Luxury London apartment makes the ideal start to your honeymoon.

The quality you deserve

If you ask us, your first holiday as a married couple should be every bit as special as the big day itself. After investing so much time, energy and money into the wedding, wouldn’t it be nice if you could really kick back and start married life in the lap of luxury?

By starting your honeymoon in a serviced apartment, you’ll enjoy all the high quality you deserve, with immaculately kept, beautifully designed accommodation, the most comfortable beds in London and all the mod-cons you need …Read More



Best reasons to choose a luxury serviced apartment for business trips

Serviced Apartments for Business TripWhen you are heading to London on a business trip, there are a great many options for your accommodation. Many people will choose the traditional hotel for the simple fact that it is what their business has done for years. However, there are a multitude of other options available that allow you more convenience, comfort and a sense of being at home away from home.

Luxury serviced apartments are a more modern option that give you far more for your money and will make your business trip more convenient and comfortable throughout. So what are the main reasons to choose a luxury serviced apartment over a hotel when you are coming to London for that all important business trip.

Work from home

If you’re only in London for a short period while you are working, the chances are that you will be very busy, sometimes even having to work outside the standard 9 to 5. The last thing you will want in this case is to be sat at the end of a hotel bed with a laptop balanced on your knee …Read More