With the announcement of a 14 day quarantine period for new arrivals to the UK amidst the current global coronavirus crisis, many are faced with the daunting prospect of sourcing and selecting their own suitable quarantine accommodation. Here at SilverDoor Apartments, we are fully versed in sourcing the safest accommodation for clients, and so want to share guidance for those who might need it and allay any concerns guests may have. If you need to make an essential trip to the UK and require somewhere to live out your 14 day quarantine alone or with family, read on to discover some of the best serviced apartments near Heathrow Airport, the UK’s largest international airport.
Fully prepared and equipped for quarantine conditions, serviced apartments make the ideal safe place for avoiding unnecessary travel and contact with others, while providing a warm, comfortable environment for key workers and essential business travellers who are unable to return home. Whatever your reason for needing temporary accommodation upon landing in London, we are here to provide support, advice and a safe place to live and work during this period.
Staybridge Suites London Heathrow
Located just a 14-minute walk from Heathrow Airport, Staybridge Suites London Heathrow are up there with the best quarantine accommodation options for staying in London having landed in the UK from overseas. If you are able to carry your own luggage, the short walk from the airport to your new isolation base at Staybridge Suites allows you to avoid taking a taxi or airport transfer where possible contamination could occur. Upon arrival at your studio or one bedroom apartment, you can immediately relax a touch as you are greeted by the modern, homely escape that will now become your home away from home. A neutral colour palette assorted with stylishly muted colours adorns the open-plan space and floor to ceiling windows flood the apartment with light creating a tranquil environment in which to live and work for your 14 days of quarantine; or for as long as you need it.
With your own private kitchen facilities, entirely disinfected before your arrival, you can cook your own meals safe in the knowledge they are free from any trace of unwanted bacteria. There is a small supermarket located just a ten minute walk from your apartment and an Asda superstore a short drive away with a delivery service, or alternatively there are plenty of delivery options in the area with contactless delivery such as Deliveroo or Just Eat for when you would prefer to not cook one evening. What’s more, the studio apartments benefit from a private patio allowing you to get some fresh air anytime without ever needing to leave the property should you not wish to. If you do fancy a socially distanced stroll, Harmondsworth Moor is an easy half an hour walk away from Staybridge Suites providing a nice option for your daily exercise within some beautiful scenery.
Heathrow Lampton Road Apartments
Another excellent example of serviced apartments near Heathrow Airport is the Heathrow Lampton Road Apartments situated just a short ten-minute car or train journey away. If you’re comfortable doing so, you can board the train that leaves from Heathrow’s Hatton Cross Station and arrives into Hounslow Central Station in around ten minutes, then walk the short two minutes to your apartment straight from the station. If you would rather a private transfer, simply request personal ground transportation when you make your booking with us and ride the ten minutes to your apartment by car. Either way, the journey from the airport to your new quarantine accommodation is an easy one that limits any and all unnecessary contact with others.
Once you arrive at your thoroughly cleaned and disinfected serviced apartment, you can get settled and make yourself at home in your studio or one bedroom space. Should you need to stock your private fully equipped kitchen cupboards with groceries, there are Aldi and Asda superstores just a five minute walk from your apartment – with Asda offering a delivery service and Aldi offering home delivery food parcels containing essential household items for those self-isolating – as well as a handful of parks perfect for enjoying an hour or two of fresh air. Make yourself as comfortable as possible by using your private, in-unit laundry facilities to wash your clothes post-travel and relax in front of the HD TV in your new home. The possibility of cabin fever can be daunting ahead of a period of quarantine, but the floor to ceiling wall of windows in the open-plan living space and bedroom gives the space a bright and airy feel; somewhere you can look forward to hunkering down in.
Clovelly Court Apartments
If you are flying into London with your family and are looking for serviced apartments near Heathrow Airport, Clovelly Court Apartments offer fantastic two bedroom options. We can arrange a private airport transfer for you and your family to make the ten minute journey to your apartment as stress-free as we can. Equally you could make use of the secure, free on-site parking and arrange your own car hire if you would prefer to travel around the city in a private vehicle once your quarantine period is eased.
These two bedroom apartments feature one king size en-suite bedroom and a separate room with zip and link beds and a family bathroom, ideal for you and your partner to live comfortably in quarantine with two children. With fully equipped kitchen facilities, Sky TV and even a private balcony or terrace, you and your family can be kept safe and entertained for as long as you need to stay. Carry out a weekly food shop at Sainsbury’s Local located just a three minute walk from your quarantine accommodation, or make use of the delivery service from the nearby Asda superstore. Take your pick from the various green spaces that surround your apartment and enjoy some time outside with your family, or make use of your private outdoor space for fresh air anytime without needing to leave the premises.
Quarantining with your children and trying to navigate an effective work/life balance can be tough, but with the help of some of our recent blogs – a parent’s survival guide to working from home and 10 tips to help look after your mental health and wellbeing – and a strict set of guidelines that our properties must adhere to to ensure a safe lockdown environment, you can live in the utmost comfort and security.
London Heathrow Living Serviced Apartments
Ideal for an essential business traveller needing to work from ‘home’ during their quarantine period, London Heathrow Living Serviced Apartments are fully equipped with an impressive list of technology amenities included as standard. These one and two bedroom apartments feature an Amazon Alexa for setting reminders, timers, or the daily news roundup, a colour WiFi printer with paper for printing any important documents and a Smart TV with DVD player for your movie nights in after work. Your productivity shouldn’t be compromised while working from home in your temporary quarantine accommodation, and with the help of these technology extras, it certainly won’t be.
Should you have a small amount of luggage and are comfortable with a slight walk, these apartments are a 30 minute walk from Heathrow Airport, or alternatively you can take advantage of a private airport transfer and make the 6 minute car ride instead. There is a Sainsbury’s Local just a 15 walk from your door and a click and collect service at nearby Tesco Extra meaning you can stock your fully equipped kitchen with ease and as much safety as possible and there are various long walks and green spaces nearby allowing you to make the most of the great outdoors during isolation.
Rest assured that all serviced apartments near Heathrow Airport that we feature in our portfolio are thoroughly cleaned with the same level of rigour, with all surfaces and high-touch points throughout the entire property disinfected regularly before and during your stay. Staff are highly trained to ensure this standard is consistently maintained so you can live peacefully in the knowledge your quarantine environment is as safe and secure from contamination as possible.
Our team of staff are always just a phone call away should you need guidance or reassurance at any time. We understand that a period of self-quarantine can be a potentially lonely or worrying prospect, so do not hesitate to get in contact with us and we will work with our trusted property providers to provide whatever you need for a comfortable stay.