Self-Catering in South East London
|| Once upon a time the
term “self-catering” conjured up images
of tatty flats containing 1970s style bed-settees and
windows in need of a good wash. Well, thankfully things
are changing and the revolutionaries have certainly
taken over in South East London.
Those looking for self-catering accommodation do so
for a number of reasons, perhaps you have a big family
or young children who need the space that you just can’t
find in a cramped hotel room, or perhaps you’re
celebrating a hen or stag weekend and want to have the
benefit of keeping your group together in one location.
There’s also the added bonus of group discounts
and generally, self-catering works out at a cheaper
accommodation option all round.
Self-catering is now big business and there’s plenty
of companies and agencies offering modern and stylish
executive apartments to those keen to stay in the heart
of South East London.
Queen Elizabeth Street, offers customers the opportunity
to rent a number of apartments ranging in size from studios
that can sleep two people to two bedroom, two bathroom
apartments that can sleep up to six. There’s also
the opportunity to take advantage of in-house gym facilities and indoor swimming pools.
If you want something older with original period features
try Glenthurston Holiday Apartments [map],
Canadian Avenue, which are a pair of neighbouring detached
Victorian houses that have been sensitively converted
into self-catering apartments for holiday makers. This
family-owned business offers 11 apartments sleeping
from two to eight people depending on which apartment
Another Victorian option is the choice of apartments offered
by Be My Guest In London [map],
Venner Road, Sydenham. These self-catering studio apartments
in a lovely Victorian home provide superior accommodation.
They are close to Penge, Crystal Palace, Anerley, Beckenham,
Bromley, Dulwich, Catford, Lewisham, Brixton and Croydon,
and near to stations with a 15 minute journey time to
If these apartments all prove too expensive there is a
great way to do it on the cheap. During semester breaks King’s College London [map] offer a number
of halls of residence to rent. Depending on location,
each room offers en suite facilities or a communal
bathroom. The hall at Waterloo, is available
during the summer months for a bargain price. The
residence has 543 singe en suite rooms and discounts are available to students, groups and long-stays. For
further information contact: Enquiries and bookings via
King’s Conference & Vacation Bureau, Stamford
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