When deciding on your perfect European city break, dream destinations such as Paris, Rome and Venice immediately spring to mind. However, in recent years, London has seen a dramatic rise in romantic trips for occasions including Valentines Day, New Year’s Day celebrations and honeymoons. With an abundance of picturesque cultural landmarks, sites such as St Paul’s Cathedral, The London Eye and Kensington Gardens play host to numerous proposals each week. As a luxury serviced apartment specialist, we can make these special occasions even more memorable. Here, we will be showcasing our top 5 luxury serviced apartments for couples having a romantic break in London.
Fraser Residence Blackfriars
Situated just outside of Blackfriars tube station, Fraser Residence Blackfriars offers both one-bedroom deluxe and one-bedroom executive apartments. These apartments consist of a classy interior, exuding opulence, proving to be some of the best romantic serviced apartments within London. With queen size beds, floral décor and baths included in all of the rooms, Fraser Residence certainly have couples in mind with these luxury serviced apartments.
When looking at romantic spots nearby to these perfect serviced apartments for couples, it is impossible to overlook St Paul’s Cathedral. This impressive structure has been a fixture of London’s skyline from the late 17th century and is a common location for proposals due to its religious significance. Nearby, there is also a plethora of gorgeous restaurants and bars. Paternoster Chop House is a highly recommended steak house, where sumptuous steaks can be accompanied by a fantastic selection of wines. If you would prefer a lighter bite to eat, Madison partners a tapas bar with rooftop views across the city, setting the scene for a wonderfully romantic evening.
Cheval Three Quays
Some of the most luxurious apartments within our portfolio, Cheval Three Quays offer spectacular views across Tower Bridge and the River Thames. If these romantic serviced apartments did not provide enough already, the facilities and interior design are simply stunning. With walk-on balconies available, the idyllic London night sky can be enjoyed first hand. At least one king-size bed is provided in all of the apartments, which all have decorative furnishings and access to an on-site fitness centre, resulting in sensational serviced apartments for couples
In the heart of Tower Hill, Cheval Three Quays provides immediate access to a host of prominent London landmarks. With the Tower of London just across the road from these apartments, this magnificent historical London site is often illuminated in the evening, providing quite the romantic spectacle. Just in front of these fabulous romantic serviced apartments, Coppa Club Tower Bridge is a charming spot next to the river for a scenic meal. They are also famed for their transparent pods, which are ideal for a special day with a loved one! Just across Tower Bridge, there are a collection of high-end restaurants including the Argentinian Steak Restaurant Gaucho and The Ivy Tower Bridge.
Pear Place Apartments
Sleek and stylish, Pear Place apartments consist of bright, light interiors which complement the ornate furnishings superbly. The one-bedroom apartment in the dedicated serviced apartment building comes with a queen-sized bed, walk-on balcony, dining area and fully equipped kitchen. Being a dedicated serviced apartment building, Pear Place Apartments brings benefits such as self-check-in and once a week maid service, making these some of the most luxurious serviced apartments for couples.
Pear Place Apartments is also situated next to a number of London’s cultural sites, one of the most celebrated of which is the London Eye. London’s most popular venue to propose marriage, The London Eye’s slow-moving pods partner both a romantic setting with magnificent views across the city. These apartments are also perfect for an evening retreat to the theatre. With Shakespeare’s Globe a short journey away, it is here that you can find some of the UK’s best Shakespeare productions.
B Shan Apartments
With superior studio and one-bedroom apartments on offer, B Shan apartments’ elegance means that they are ideal as romantic serviced apartments. Including a fully equipped kitchen, it may be a case of entertaining your loved one inside the apartment. With a fan oven as well as a hob with four cooking rings, why not whip up a storm and then relax in front of a flat-screen TV before heading up for a divine night’s sleep.
B Shan Apartments are situated in one of London’s most decadent districts. Kensington is home to several blissful locations which are prime hotspots for a delightful London stroll. Kyoto Garden in Holland Park is one of the most beautiful areas of natural splendour in London and its Japanese twist gives it such a colourful aura. Just to the east of Kensington, lies Kensington Gardens. Similarly to Kyoto Gardens, Kensington Gardens combines gorgeous flower designs with some of the pleasant walking routes. The quick and accessible access that B Shan Apartments provides to these gardens makes it one of our best serviced apartments for couples.
Europa House Apartments
Close to St John’s Wood are some of our most lavish serviced apartments within our portfolio. Europe House Apartments offer a king-size bed with two bathrooms in their one-bedroom apartment. One feature that Europa House Apartments has that many others on this shortlist do not, is access to their own gardens and terraces. Considered a luxury in any London residence, the option of being able to relax in a beautifully maintained terrace area is sublime during a trip away to the capital.
If getting out into the open air is something you are particularly keen on, then both Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill are only a stone’s throw away. Regent’s Park is home to London Zoo and provides pure joy and excitement whatever the weather. North of Regent’s Park is Primrose hill. If you are planning a romantic trip to London, venturing up north London’s most famous hill should certainly be on the agenda.
With panoramic views across the city, many Londoners find this to be the perfect place to spend some memorable moments with loved ones. Primrose Hill has been mentioned in one of our previous blogs, ’12 Romantic Things to Do in London’, accompanied by an exclusive selection of other brilliant London retreats. Being so close to each of these venues, Europa House offers some exceptional romantic serviced apartments!
With the New Year on the horizon and Valentines Day knocking on the door, our extensive portfolio of luxury serviced apartments still has plenty of availability. If any of these apartments are the perfect accommodation for you, then why not head over to our website here.