Romantic Stays In South London

By / 6th February, 2020 / Interesting Things / No Comments

Doing a whole lot of delicious nothing, nipping out for an afternoon stroll, or perhaps an evening at the theatre, whatever your preference, to help you plan ahead, we’ve gathered up some ways to make a romantic stay in South London truly memorable. So read on to get started…

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What’s on near Hampton Court in 2020

By / 15th January, 2020 / What's happening / No Comments

Here at Craven House we’re lucky enough to be ideally situated for all the events and festivals that take place in Hampton Court Palace and the surrounding villages over the year. And with quick and easy access to London you’d be hard pressed to find a more perfect spot from which to enjoy all that 2020 has to offer.

We’ve pulled together a smattering of some of our favourite events happening this year. So whether you’re an antique hunter, marathon runner, tennis watcher, flower enthusiast, Lionel Richie fan or simply fond of a good market, we’ve got something for everyone in our corner of the country.

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Eight magical things to do around Hampton Court this Christmas

The festive season is here! We are dusting off all our ornaments and ‘decking the halls’ at Craven House – which is beautifully decorated for December, as always.

There is plenty going on in and around Hampton Court this Christmas, from markets and fun fairs to carol concerts and pantomimes. Here are just some of our favourites to get you in a merry mood:

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The perfect long weekend getaway

By / 5th November, 2019 / Interesting Things / No Comments

There’s nothing more relaxing than time away. Whether it’s a friends trip, a birthday celebration or an elegant hen do, we’re perfectly positioned for a few days of pampering, culture and catching up. And your pets are welcome too, so do bring them along.

Here are just a few of the ways to turn a short stay with us into a top-notch escape:

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A home-away-from-home for everyone, pets included!

By / 3rd October, 2019 / Interesting Things / 2 Comments

Travelling with pets can make it tricky to find a place to stay but I’m always happy to welcome your furry friends here at Craven House.

Here’s a few reasons they’ll be happy to tag along:

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Relocating to Surrey or South London?

By / 20th August, 2019 / Interesting Things / No Comments

If you’re considering relocating to Surrey or South London, you’re in good company. Every year, thousands move to Surrey – and even more to the green suburbs just south of the capital.

We regularly welcome guests from all over the world who are moving their families to the area. So, from first-hand experience, here’s why you’re making a good move – and why Craven House is the perfect temporary home to launch your search.

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The best location for a family holiday in London!

Summer has (finally!) arrived in the UK, and many families are yet to plan their summer holidays. Read More

Trendy city studio or spacious open plan living?

At Craven House we’re known for providing a great range of accommodation to suit different tastes and budgets. But here, I wanted to briefly focus on two of my most popular apartments – The Studio and The Upper Garden Suite at Craven House, on the edge of Hampton Court Palace.

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Top 5 Housekeeping Tips

By / 22nd January, 2019 / Interesting Things / No Comments

Cleanliness is one of our obsessions at Craven House. It comes up regularly in our reviews, and was highlighted in our most recent Visit England and ASAP reports. We’re squeaky clean, and our guests think so too!

So we’ve been speaking to our wonderful housekeepers to try to uncover some of their secrets. And while we can’t of course reveal all of them, here are their top 5 tried and tested housekeeping tips:

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New research reveals serviced apartments are getting more popular among business travellers

New research conducted by the Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP), and reported by Buying Business Travel, shows that nearly a third of corporate travel buyers increased their use of serviced apartments in 2018.

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