Peace of mind: Safety and security for business travellers at serviced apartments

By / 15th August, 2018 / Interesting Things / No Comments

The sharing economy’s influence on business travel through companies like Airbnb has given travellers more options than ever before. But while this has sometimes offered more flexibility in terms of location, price or space, the downside has been that assurances of safety and security aren’t always up to scratch. For corporate travellers, working with certain independent, unregulated providers therefore offers a degree of risk. But with experienced, professional serviced apartment providers like Craven House, those risks don’t apply.

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Why serviced apartments make sense when you’re relocating

Relocating is as challenging as it is exciting. With all the new opportunities comes a lot of stress – especially if you’re coming with family.

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Sizing up your trip: how much more space in a serviced apartment?

By / 12th July, 2018 / Interesting Things / No Comments

Space is perhaps the biggest benefit of choosing a serviced apartment over a hotel.

Whether you’re a solo business traveller or organising a family trip, size matters. And time and time again, serviced apartments have been proven to offer more space than your average hotel room. But just how much bigger is a serviced apartment than a hotel room?

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Jousting, concerts and flowers: Summer at Hampton Court Palace

Our serviced apartments are fortunately located for a rich variety of fabulous London attractions. But being positioned adjacent to Hampton Court Palace is something that never fails to bring guests to our doors.

This summer the palace will be alive with activity for all the family, and here are some of the highlights.

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Serviced apartments are perfect for corporate travellers

The popularity of serviced apartments is increasing rapidly, and from my experience, much of that growth is coming from business travel. So, what makes a serviced apartment such an attractive option for corporate jet-setters?

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Our contact number has changed

By / 29th March, 2018 / What's happening / No Comments

We wanted to let you know that our office number has changed to  +44 (0) 20 8977 6699.

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Craven House wins another award!

We are extremely proud of the recent addition of yet another award for service excellence!

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Easter in London: how to have a cracking time in the capital

By / 8th March, 2018 / What's happening / No Comments

Easter is approaching fast (Easter Sunday, by the way, is 1st April), and for anyone planning a family visit to London during the break, it’s worth planning ahead. The shift in weather puts a spring in everyone’s step, and suddenly Londoners – as well as the flowers – come back to life. Tourist hotspots get busy again, and the very best experiences are hugely popular.

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Relocating to London or Surrey in 2018? Try a serviced apartment for the in-between phase

Whether you’re looking for plush pads or something more modest, the same rules apply: the good properties go fast. To say that the process is stressful is a big understatement, and if you’re moving to the area for the first time, it can quickly become overwhelming. But a serviced apartment on an extended stay basis can alleviate much of that stress – and here’s why.

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A whistle-stop tour of London’s West-End

Visitors to my serviced apartments in South-West London usually manage to squeeze a visit to the West-End into their busy schedules. The trouble is, how do you make the most of it when there is so much to see?

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