Why stay in Hammersmith?
With busy shopping centres, fantastic transport links and several office developments, it’s easy to forget about the tranquillity of the Thames and the several parks that surround Clarendon serviced apartments in Hammersmith. Hammersmith attracts people from all walks of life adding to a busy and diversified area. It’s easy to immerse yourself in Hammersmith cosmopolitan atmosphere and when a break is required it’s easy to escape the hustle and bustle by train, plane or car! Serviced apartments in Hammersmith are perfectly situated for guests who enjoy the abundance of shops and cafes that Hammersmith has to offer.
Hammersmith lies to the west of Central London and sits on the main transport routes in and out of the City (the District, Piccadilly, Central and Hammersmith & City London underground lines all come into Hammersmith). Home to many global companies European headquarters including Sony, L’Oreal, Universal Music Group, Bechtel, Coca Cola and Disney, the area serves as an excellent base for those seeking extended stay corporate apartments too.
Clarendon’s top tip for Hammersmith
Serviced apartments in Hammersmith benefit from being less than a 10-minute walk to Shepherd’s Bush vibrant Westfield shopping centre. The area high streets are usually walked by guests who are spoilt by the wide choice of restaurants, pubs, bars and cafés. On a summer’s day the best place to soak up the sunshine is along the beautiful stretch of the Thames; The Old Ship is a great place to enjoy British food and beer! If you’re lucky enough to visit around March, you can get a great view of the annual Oxford Vs. Cambridge Boat Race.
Hammersmith is one of the best connected spots across London. Connected by 3 Tube lines makes it easy to get to all the corners of London or even further afield for those wanting to explore more of what the UK has to offer. For the guests who drive, the nearby A4 and M4 connect the West of England and Wales to Central London for those who wish to explore the rolling countryside.
Entertainment & shopping in Hammersmith
Delve further beneath the surface of Hammersmith and you uncover a thriving and cosmopolitan part of West London, diverse in culture and rich in history and entertainment. Local facilities are top class and have great appeal for both the corporate and leisure visitor. There’s a choice of cafes, traditional pubs and world class theatres all within a 5 minute walk. Hammersmith’s main shopping precinct, King Street, offers excellent facilities with a good choice of high street shops and department stores. London’s newest shopping centre ‘Westfield’, 5 minute tube journey away, so there is plenty in the area to pacify the most ardent shopper. To the south of Hammersmith Furnivall Gardens near Hammersmith Bridge offers walks along the River Thames and the opportunity for a local pint in one of the many historic riverside pubs. Ravenscourt Park is another park close-by offering good facilities for both adults and children with its tea house, all weather pitch, tennis court, lake, rose garden, paddling pool and play area.
With easy access to Central London (15 minutes from the West End and 30 minutes from London Heathrow), Clarendon serviced apartments in Hammersmith are perfect for extended stay corporate and leisure travellers and provide a welcoming base to return to after a day at the office or time spent in London.
In addition, a short walk from our serviced apartments in Hammersmith will take guests to popular venues such as The Hammersmith Apollo and The Lyric Hammersmith with both hosting hundreds of comedy, musical and theatrical shows throughout the year. The Lyric Hammersmith also has a fantastic roof garden and café for those wanting a quick bite to eat before!
Those who love to shop until they drop will be left spoilt for choice with The Broadway Mall and The Kings Mall nearby. Neighbouring Hammersmith avid shoppers can enjoy a day’s shopping in the already mentioned huge Westfield shopping centre in Shepherds Bush with a variety of choice ranging from Nike to Apple and all the way up to Burberry and De Beers. Those favouring boutique shopping and organic food can peruse the offerings of the weekly Hammersmith Farmers Market.
Value of living in Hammersmith
Hammersmith really stands out and is the perfect base for an extended corporate or leisure stay being nicely connected with Central London, Chiswick, Kew and the rest of London. Hammersmith tube station offers underground direct connections to London Waterloo (20 minutes) and The City.
Clarendon serviced apartments in Hammersmith are well placed offering you convenient access to a superb choice of amenities and local facilities.