The best apartment hotels in London

Three Quays Horse at the Tower of London

If you’re coming to the capital for a longer stay or just want to feel like a local during your stay, there are plenty of stylish aparthotels in London to choose from.

Like the best boutique hotels in london or the Airbnbs with pianos in London (if you’re looking for something very specific), the chic aparthotels of the capital are worth considering for a memorable city break, whether you’re traveling alone, with friends or family.

The obvious benefit is your own space, with a kitchen and lounge to relax in, and most have been designed to specifications that many renters in London could only dream of. You’ll have the added benefit of serviced apartments, with a knowledgeable concierge to call on and staff with local knowledge to convey.

London’s best aparthotels are located everywhere from London Bridge to the City of London, and offer a place to relax on a short break or long-term trip.

Some brands, like Locke and Indigenous placeshave outposts all over the country, as well as various London editions – so you can choose which neighborhood you want to be a temporary resident of.

For something truly special, book a stay at Castle Denmark, where the sumptuous suite-apartments will transport you back a few centuries. Or blow your budget by logging on to The Athenaeum on the prestigious Piccadilly and spend your trip in the most chic area of ​​London.

If you’re looking for your own private pad, read on for our pick of the best London aparthotels.

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Native Bankside, near London Bridge

Native has beautifully designed aparthotels across the country, including several in London. Each suite has its own kitchen, living room, and workspace, but you’ll also get the perks of a boutique hotel.

From the Riverside Native Bankside, housed in a former Victorian tea warehouse, you’ll be perfectly placed to explore South Bank, Borough Market and Bermondsey Street. The apartments are all dog friendly, with dog beds, towels and bowls provided for canine companions. Period details include polished concrete, brick walls, and arched factory windows.



Bermonds Locke, near Tower Bridge

Just south of the river, Bermondsey is now one of the capital’s top foodie destinations, so if you want to eat well, Bermonds Locke – around the corner from the many restaurants of Bermondsey Street and not far from Borough Market – is the London aparthotel for you.

You can start your culinary adventure at the hotel, as the restaurant is the latest adventure from the people who brought you the Dairy in Clapham. In keeping with the band’s community spirit, there’s a lobby workspace for guests and locals — and an events calendar for when you’re feeling social.



Urbanites Islington London, Islington

This pet-friendly aparthotel in Islington has suites with Chromecast-enabled TVs, kitchens, living rooms and separate bedrooms. The serviced apartments also have a gym. Rather than making your own, you can enjoy the continental breakfast, served in the suite or in the lobby.

It’s close to Upper Street, which is full of shops, bars and restaurants, which is especially handy if you don’t feel like using your kitchen.


Castle Denmark in central London has a serious musical heritage: the buildings are where the Rolling Stones recorded their first album, and where famous faces have called out over the years, including David Bowie, Lou Reed, Chrissie Hynde and Vivienne Westwood.

The castle is actually made up of 16 separate buildings, spread across Denmark Street, just off Tottenham Court Road. Every room is assigned a butler, minibars have gone maxi, and decor (with opulent beds and freestanding tubs) is lavish enough for music royalty.



The Athenaeum, Piccadilly

For the ultimate London location, it’s hard to beat the real Piccadilly – the family-run five-star Athenaeum is a series of suites just off Green Park. The residences have art deco accents and rugged British craftsmanship.

On the 10th floor, the residents’ lounge is called the View for a reason. The aparthotel also houses a restaurant, a bar and a spa, so you will have all the facilities of a luxury hotel. It’s a great choice for families: the hotel has partnered with Yoto to offer hundreds of audio stories and activities for children, the concierge can arrange kite flights in nearby royal parks and a team of nannies and babysitters are at your disposal.


The Gate in Aldgate is an aparthotel close to the City of London, perfect for short stays, as well as longer-term bookings (the super-comfortable Hypnos beds can make leaving difficult). Each apartment has state-of-the-art technology, a fully equipped kitchen and a stylish bathroom.

The artwork, which includes many of East London’s iconic street art pieces, was curated by Maddox Gallery. There’s a lounge filled with mid-century furniture to relax in, a gym with personal trainers and Peloton bikes, and Le Labo bath products ensuring everything smells as good as it looks. .



The Lincoln Suites, Near Covent Garden

On Kingsway and close to the West End, the Lincoln Suites is the ideal London aparthotel for anyone wanting to hit the capital’s theaters or simply enjoy the hustle and bustle of life like a local in Zone 1. You will be within walking distance of Covent Garden, Soho and many some of the best museums.

Each suite has a kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave and espresso machine, and a television; some of the more spacious options also have a dining table. With such a central setting, you’ll spend most of the time exploring your new neighborhood.



Three Quays Horse at the Tower of London, City of London

For a five-star apartment near Tower Bridge (and jaw-dropping views of the river’s most famous landmark), check in for Three Quays Horse at the Tower of London. There are rooms with three bedrooms for families and groups, and penthouses with views that will make you pinch yourself.

If you’re really keen, you can book a stay for a year or more, though overnight visits are just as worthwhile.



Cove Cannon Street, City of London

This aparthotel is on Cannon Street in the City of London, which tends to get empty at weekends, meaning you can enjoy the incredible architecture and ancient churches all to yourself.

The Cove apartments each have smart TVs, spacious living areas and kitchens, as well as a gym, shared lounge and 24-hour front desk. Two additional guests can sleep on the sofa bed in each suite. For the ultimate view of London, book one of the few apartments that overlook St Paul’s Cathedral.



Search Wilde Aparthotels by Staycity

Zone 1 is the holy grail for most Londoners and you can live the dream by staying at the Covent Garden edition of Wilde Aparthotels by Staycity. Unsurprisingly, it’s the most central location of the bunch in London, with theatres, bars, clubs and restaurants literally on your doorstep. The Strand setting means you’ll also be close to Trafalgar Square and both banks of the river.

Each studio has a Hypnos mattress, a Grohe rain shower, a gramophone, an espresso coffee machine and a smart TV.


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