The 12 best apartment hotels in London

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Take possession of one of the best apartment hotels in London and explore this beautiful city… as if it were your own.

What better way to discover London, the capital of the United Kingdom, than in an apartment hotel? These furnished accommodations are the ideal way to feel at home during a stay abroad. Fully equipped, they provide access to a full range of hotel services to ensure that guests enjoy the very best.

If you’d like to be one of them, like 28 million visitors a year who come to explore this bustling metropolis, we’ve put together a guide to the best apart-hotels in London. From cruises on the River Thames to visits to royal monuments, the London Eye and the great shopping avenues, you won’t regret your visit. Let’s get started!

1. The Beaufort House

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  • Aparthotel assets: right in the heart of Knighsbridge
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★★

This exceptional palace is located in Beaufort Gardens, in the heart of London’s Knightsbridge district. Twenty luxurious apartments make it one of the finest aparthotels in London. Capable of satisfying the most discerning international clientele, the apartments range from one to four bedrooms. An efficient concierge service will be able to respond to all your requests in the shortest possible time. A partner wellness club is available free of charge just a stone’s throw from the aparthotel. What more could you ask for?

You’ll have the chance to explore Hyde Park, just a few hundred meters from the hotel. It’s the largest park in central London and one of the capital’s nine royal parks. Known for its Speakers’ Corner, where anyone can express themselves freely in public, the site is also famous for its Wellington Arch and proximity to Kensington Palace. Don’t hesitate to visit!

2. The Sonder at Museum House

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  • Aparthotel assets: close to many points of interest
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★

Featuring beautifully appointed rooms and suites, the Sonder at Museum House is a West End landmark. This lively area of London attracts trendy young urbanites and nightlife enthusiasts. Each of the hotel’s accommodations is equipped with a kitchen and cosy relaxation areas. We love both the hushed interior style and the distinctive red-brick exterior. A pure stylistic success story.

The West End is famous for its prestigious theaters. Among the best known are the London Palladium, the Lyceum Theatre, the Apollo Theatre, the Piccadilly Theatre and the Shaftesbury Theatre. We also recommend strolling along Oxford Street or The Strand, which are great shopping avenues. For a drink, a bite to eat or some window shopping, this London apartment hotel is definitely well placed.

3. The Citadines Islington

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  • Aparthotel assets: services provided, value for money
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★

This London apartment hotel has been awarded four stars for its unrivalled comfort. Accommodation ranges from studios to four-person apartments. They feature a refined style and modern amenities for a quiet stay. Air conditioning, a kitchen with dishwasher, microwave and refrigerator will make you feel at home in the British capital. The hotel’s high standards include room service, a gym and a continental breakfast. Sports enthusiasts will appreciate the on-site bike rental service. Perfect for exploring the city in complete relaxation.

London has excellent cycle paths and a road network perfectly suited to cycling. London’s royal parks, for example, are surrounded by greenways that enable you to explore them. The Thames, the river that runs through the city, is skirted by the Thames Path National Trail, some 30 kilometers long. So there’s plenty to do!

4. Le Gate ApartHotel

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  • Aparthotel advantages: wellness treatments
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★

Gate ApartHotel London encompasses a fine collection of studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. This London aparthotel is furnished with care for a remarkable user experience. Our favorite feature? The superb lounge on the fifth floor, opening onto a relaxing outdoor terrace. A brilliantly crafted wine and beer list is ideal for a refreshing drink. Hot and cold snacks are also available on site. A fully equipped gym is available free of charge. A must!

This apartment hotel is located in the heart of Aldgate. Not very touristy, it is mainly home to business centers and brokerage firms, but the eponymous subway stations lead to the city’s emblematic monuments. The British Museum, for example, is just around the corner. This museum in Bloomsbury is home to some of the world’s most important archaeological collections.

5. No.1 The Mansions

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  • Aparthotel assets: charming manor house
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★

No.1 is ranked fifth in our list of the best apartment hotels in London. Built in the late 19th century, this historic building features beautifully appointed apartments in the heart of London. There’s something for everyone, from chic studios to luxurious suites with contemporary decor. Guests are offered hotel-style services: attentive room service, fast and efficient reception… You’ll feel almost upgraded in this beautiful, typically British manor house. Four stars ready to dazzle you.

If the building appeals to you, you won’t be disappointed by the Tower of London. This historic fortress on the north bank of the River Thames was built in late 1066. The crown jewels are displayed here, to the delight of the many tourists who visit. It’s up to you to be part of it!

6. Kensington Court

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  • Aparthotel’s assets: very tasteful decoration
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★

Sophisticated, refined, luxurious, comfortable, elegant: adjectives fail to fully describe this exceptional aparthotel. This four-star hotel is nestled in an elegant Victorian townhouse in North Kensington. Apartments feature fully equipped kitchens, Wi-Fi and large TVs with international channels. Beautiful bedrooms decorated in warm tones open onto a living space featuring marble elements. This four-star apartment hotel in London is a real success, and a must for couples, families and friends.

Looking for something to do? Head for The Shard, in the borough of Southwark on the south bank of the River Thames. Designed by architect Renzo Piano, it is one of Europe’s tallest buildings. It towers 310 metres above the city, and two of its floors can be visited. The view of the British capital is breathtaking. Unforgettable!

7. Three Quays horse

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  • Aparthotel assets: the ultimate in luxury
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★★

This stunning palace, located right next to the Tower of London and overlooking the River Thames, features sumptuous modern apartments. Spacious, their uncluttered volumes are illuminated by intelligent lighting, sublimating elegant geometric shapes. All feature open-plan kitchens and stunning views of Tower Bridge or City Hall. The concierge service will take care of all your needs. You’ll have access to a state-of-the-art gym and many other unique amenities.

From this prestigious establishment, it’s easy to reach Westminster and Piccadilly Circus. This square, famous for its illuminated signs surrounding the Eros Fountain, is one of London’s landmarks. Stores, boutiques, cinemas, theaters and restaurants make for a memorable afternoon.

8. Town Hall Hotel & Apartments

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  • Aparthotel assets: integrated swimming pool, services
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★★

This London apartment hotel is located in the heart of the lively East End. This 5-star establishment is distinguished by its art-deco interior. Admire the marble entrance and the grand staircase leading to spacious, tastefully decorated apartments. Work out in the poolside gym before heading to the Corner Room restaurant. It features reinvented, creative and refined French cuisine. Finish off with a cocktail and a look at the collection of artworks and vintage objects before returning to your sublime accommodation. In fact, you’ll feel right at home here, with luxury, room service and palatial amenities to boot!

If you want to fall in love with Notting Hill all to yourself, head for this chic London neighborhood. In this cozy little village in the heart of the metropolis, you can browse the Portobello Road flea market, sample tasty local specialties or attend the annual carnival held on the last weekend of August. A veritable showplace, Notting Hill is a dream come true for lovers the world over. And of course, Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant are among them.

9. Vancouver Studios

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  • Aparthotel assets: excellent value for money
  • Budget: €€€
  • Services: ★★★

Vancouver Studios is just a few minutes’ walk from Hyde Park. It’s one of the best aparthotels in London, thanks to the refined decor of its studios and the beauty of its small adjoining patio. Quiet and offering unrivalled value for money, this charming three-star hotel is ideal for budget-conscious families. You’ll appreciate the staff’s attention to detail, as well as the quality of the furnishings. Vancouver Studios is an excellent accommodation solution for exploring the city as if it were your own.

We recommend a visit to the famous Madame Tussauds, the British Grévin Museum, which reproduces illustrious figures in wax. Located on Baker Street, it’s truly one of the UK’s must-see tourist attractions. You can have your photo taken right next to the frozen stars: they’ll be happy to approach you without making a fuss.

10. The Chronicle

The Chronicle

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  • Aparthotel assets: slightly off-center
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★

The Chronicle is located in Greater London. This four-star hotel offers modern accommodation ranging from studios to penthouses. Fully equipped kitchens, stereo systems with Chromecast, quality bedding and tasteful decor are all part of the package. This London aparthotel has a gym, and its location means you can even take a trip outside the city. The English countryside awaits you!

You could set off from Eastbourne or Seaford, for example, to tackle the Seven Sisters trail. It’s over twenty kilometers long and presents no particular difficulties. You’ll appreciate the beauty of the English coastline and its sumptuous white chalk cliffs. A must if you want to enjoy the pleasures of hiking in the heart of nature without straying too far from the metropolis.

11. Messina Studios

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  • Aparthotel assets: a human-sized establishment
  • Budget: €€€
  • Services: ★★★

Messina Studios is a family-run establishment offering double or triple studios in a typical English house. The accommodation opens onto a charming little backyard and is perfectly appointed for a dream stay. This three-star budget hotel doesn’t neglect service or accommodation quality. We love the technicality of the materials and the simple, effective decoration. A true haven of peace for all visitors wishing to feel at home… but in London. In short… What else?

Don’t hesitate to take advantage of our location to visit Camden Town, one of the city’s liveliest neighborhoods. Famous for its alternative atmosphere, Camden is a bit of the wild London you never imagined. Tattoo parlors, thrift shops, exotic boutiques and surprises of all kinds await you. From the Camden Lock side of the bridge, you can access the market selling tasty gourmet specialties. A great idea for an unusual half-day outing (it’s very big!).

12. The Golders Green

Golders Green

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  • Aparthotel advantages: wide choice of furnished apartments
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★

Let’s round off our selection of the best aparthotels in London with the Golders Green Hotel. This ultra-modern, chic and comfortable establishment is located in the eponymous area. Divided into 34 elegant studios, it offers a high level of service in a warm atmosphere. The staff are attentive to your needs and will respond efficiently to all your requests. Rated four stars, the aparthotel is one of the city’s leading hotels. Perfect for a two- to two-week stay in the British metropolis.

Not far away, Golders Green subway station offers easy access to the most beautiful parts of the city. Nearby, you can take a stroll in Golders Hill Park. It’s at its best in summer, especially for families: children’s activities are organized daily. It features a small zoo, a horticultural garden, a pine forest, duck ponds, a water garden and a café. So British!