When you come to London, what can be a better place to stay than a luxury penthouse?! With plenty of space to relax and unwind they are a great option for families on the move. Many have terraces. Some have balconies.
South Kensington is a great place to stay if you are coming with children and want to visit London’s main museums – the Natural History Museum, the V & A and the Science Museum. All three museums have fabulous array of exhibits that are both educational and fun. During the lockdown period, the museums are offering online tours and talks for all to enjoy. All three museums are located fairly closely to each other so South Kensington is a great option. There are numerous cafes and restaurants in the area, which is sometimes referred to as London’s “french quarter”.
Along the tree lined avenues of Queen’s Gate in South Kensington there are two stunning short stay penthouses for you to consider. Each of these apartments has its own terrace and enjoys its own jacuzzi bath. These apartments offer the ultimate in luxury. With 24/7 reception and concierge the property offers daily cleaning. Accessible via lift they are on the top floor of this exclusive residence. The balconies afford charming views over London. WiFi included.
Luxury serviced apartments finished to high standard in Victorian mews property. The interior design remains sympathetic to the Victorian period while unique, contemporary British furniture complements the building’s heritage. Minimalist design, clean lines, marble bathrooms. Air-conditioned with WiFi.
And in Gloucester Road we offer two very nice penthouse apartments, each with its own terrace. Each apartment also has two bathrooms so they are ideal for the family of four. Both apartments occupy the top floor in this charming period residence. So if you are a larger family or a group of friends travelling together you can take the whole of the floor. These charming apartments are accessible by lift. Restaurants and cafes abound close by. They are close to Gloucester Road underground station. These apartments are ideal for those attending the Cromwell Hospital nearby. International guests coming to London for medical treatment find them very convenient.
Overlooking Hyde Park
If you are travelling with children and want to give them plenty of opportunities to let off steam then an apartment close to Hyde Park is a good option. The park is beautiful throughout the year. The magnificent trees offer the most beautiful foliage in autumn and are lush in spring and summer. There is plenty of wildlife to be seen in the park. And you can participate in sports too. You can hire a bike and cycle along one of the many cycle paths that criss cross the area. There are ponds too – a veritable delight for children of all ages.
Just across the road from the Italian Gardens in Hyde Park we offer Fountain House. It has the most stunning 4 bedroom penthouse apartment. The residence overlooks the park. And is light and airy due to its many windows and the lovely atrium sitting atop the living room. This is a great property for a large family travelling together. Or a family travelling with nannies, maids or staff. It is accessed by a private lift. It offers discretion if a very central location. Very close to public transport and just along from Marble Arch and Oxford Street.
One of the most charming serviced residences in the Maida Vale area of London is Europa House at Little Venice. Offering over 3 acres of green space it is a beautiful property with excellent facilities. And the penthouse apartment itself covers the whole of the top floor. It has 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and 3 terraces! This property is particularly suitable for families. If you are coming to London en famille this could be for you.
In the Stratford area
Over in Stratford to the east of London, we offer some very large short stay penthouse apartments with very spacious terraces. These are ideal if you are coming to London for a longer stay. Or a shorter stay for a sports event at the nearby Queen Elizabeth Stadium. The stadium is also the home ground of West Ham Football Club. And it is very close to famous Westfield Stratford – one of the largest shopping centres in Europe. Corporate guests on longer stays enjoy these apartments. They are well situated for London’s transport hub and have plenty of shops and amenities nearby.
If you are coming to London for an extended stay and designer shopping is a priority the look no further than Knightsbridge.
Close to the famous Harrods department store, we offer a stunning 3 bedroom penthouse apartment at The Capital Hotel. It enjoys lovely terraces and benefits from all the services of this exclusive 5* hotel. It is spacious enough for you to entertain your guests within the apartment. There is a superb restaurant on the ground floor. And a stylish bar where you can entertain and be entertained. The hotel has a 24 hour concierge and every conceivable service is provided. And for luxury shoppers the location is second to none! Guest car parking is available at a charge. Just along the road from Harrods, as well as Harvey Nichols so ideal for shopping expeditions!
For families, Mayfair is a particularly good location. It is ideally situated for Theatreland as well as Trafalgar Square and The National Gallery. The shops of Regent Street and Oxford Street are only a short walk away so this area too is also a shoppers’ paradise. Buckingham Palace is only a short walk away across Green Park so if you’re staying here during the better summer weather it’s a great place to walk around. And, in normal times, you can enjoy the historic Changing of the Guard. A colourful musical traditional feast for the senses! Also within walking distance is St James’s Park where you can enjoy a walk along the lake and see the famous pelicans.
Many of the residences offer extra options for guests including airport transfers, daily breakfast service, restaurant recommendations and theatre bookings. At others there are meeting room facilities. Many have gyms (or gyms nearby) and some even have indoor swimming pools for your leisure and pleasure.