Clarendon has opened the doors on its newest serviced apartments, at Garrick Street in the heart of the West End. A few special guests were invited to see the new one and two bedroom apartments in the prime location of Covent Garden.
Garrick Street is Clarendon’s seventh address in Covent Garden. The heart of the vibrant West End it is close to theatres, media companies, restaurants, bars and tourist attractions. Leicester Square is nearby, where the Central Odeon often rolls out the red carpet for film premieres. There is also the Prince Charles Cinema, which offers art houses and horror fayres and the famous Curzon Cinema. There are also plenty of bars and restaurants nearby, from chains like Cafe Rouge and Carluccios to independent eateries.
Nearby is the world-famous Theatreland with famous addresses like Shaftesbury Avenue and Drury Lane with theatres like the Phoenix Theatre, Garrick Theatre and plenty more. From large scale musicals to award-winning intimate encounters, London’s West End is one of the world’s most popular theatre districts, rivalled only by Broadway.
Shopping in Covent Garden is intimate and bustling. Small independent shops rub shoulders with international brands. Oxford and Regent Street are close by so the capital’s world-class shopping districts are within easy reach. The boutiques and markets of Covent Garden add both colour and individuality, ideal for those looking for something unique and special. Carnaby Street isn’t too far so you can dip into London’s historic mod culture and style.
Covent Garden is also ideally placed if you want to do a little sightseeing. Walk along St Martin’s Lane to reach Trafalgar Square, the National Portrait Gallery and on from there The Mall, Buckingham Palace, St James’ Garden then Horse Guard’s Parade, Whitehall and Downing Street. All can be reached within a 40 minute stroll. To use the London Underground Covent Garden station is just a couple of minutes’ walk.
For those looking for a serviced apartment for work rather than just pleasure, Garrick Street is perfectly situated for access to the capital’s creative industries. Magazines, entertainment companies, corporate firms and financial services all have bases nearby and in the West End. Rent might be more expensive for such companies with a large staff but for many small to medium sized businesses, Covent Garden provides a prestigious address and a vibrant cluster atmosphere with plenty of firms taking to the neighbourhood bars and restaurants in the evening to network and socialise.
With a minimum stay of 90 nights, Clarendon’s Garrick Street apartments offers flexibility for an extended stay for those on business; perhaps working with an entertainment or professional services company and relocating to the capital. It is also an ideal apartment for those performing in the West End and looking for a nearby apartment to stay in for the duration of the run. With both one and two bedroom apartments, fully fitted kitchen, open plan living space, master bedrooms with ensuites, the serviced apartments provide a home from home feel, offering space, amenities and comfort with a central location in the heart of the capital.