The origin of our thriving capital, the City of London offers the ideal location for professionals looking for serviced apartments in London.
Clarendon’s serviced apartments in City of London
Not to be confused with London in its entirety, the City of London marks just one Square Mile of our thriving metropolis. Considering it only covers a small area, a lot is packed into this urban neighbourhood, which is the oldest part of the capital. Straddling parts of Guildhall, St Paul’s, Blackfriars and Aldgate, the City of London is a small pocket of central London with its very own history, culture and laws. Clarendon’s corporate accommodation in the City sits right alongside some of its most exciting landmarks, including the Stock Exchange and the Bank of England.
Residents will appreciate the area’s convenient location and excellent transport links, which puts them within easy walking distance of several overground and underground stations such as Monument, Cannon Street, Liverpool Street Station and Bank.
Clarendon’s top tips for living in City of London
Serviced apartments in the City of London are uniquely situated at the epicentre of the capital, joining together east and west, north and south. The leafy quietness of Aldgate perfectly complements the propriety of Bank and St Paul’s, whilst Liverpool Street and Barbican open the gateway to a more rugged North East London. Make the most of its riverside location, which offers impressive views of the landmarks dotted along the riverfront, from the London Eye and Tower Bridge to the Houses of Parliament.
Clarendon’s guide to living in City of London
Owing to the Great Fire of London and World War II, much of the architecture has been rebuilt in this area, though stories of its origins can still be found in the Bank of England Museum. Rather than just admiring its exterior, it’s worth stepping inside St Paul’s Cathedral to marvel at both the vastness and display of Italian frescoes on offer. Nearby you’ll also find Barbican and its eponymous Centre, which stands as one of London’s proudest arts hubs thanks to its rich and varied theatre, art and music program.
Those staying in corporate serviced apartments in the City Of London will appreciate the excellent choice of restaurants on offer, each with their own unique attributes. Whether it’s watching the sun rise from Duck and Waffle’s fortieth floor dining room or tucking into French cuisine under the vaulted domes of Galvin La Chapelle, there are several impressive options to choose from.
Designer boutiques take over the romantically dramatic Royal Exchange – a one-time stock trading building – presenting several global brands amongst art, footwear and jewellery shops and a Fortnum & Mason outpost serving a delicate afternoon tea and array of fine wines and champagnes.
Clarendon’s verdict on living in City of London
Each of the long term serviced apartments in City is carefully selected by the Clarendon team to ensure it is of the most reliable quality. For those whose work requires them to travel throughout the city frequently, our choice of properties in the City of London ensures you can do so as quickly and conveniently as possible, helping provide a homelier base for long term stays and relocations.