Renowned as one of London’s most multicultural, cosmopolitan and affluent districts, Notting Hill attracts many wealthy visitors to its streets. With an internationally famous summer carnival, and a highly attractive lifestyle aided by years of gentrification, it is unsurprising that the district is an increasingly popular destination for those doing business. As a result, there is a growing number of corporate serviced apartments in Notting Hill, catering to all manner of business trips in the capital. With properties designed for short stays for solo travellers, and those with three to four bedrooms suitable for multiple colleagues and longer stays, our selection of Notting Hill serviced apartments are second to none.
When staying in a Notting Hill apartment, it is important to know how to get the most out of your stay in the area. As a district crammed with restaurants, bars and unique venues, it is easy to be over faced by the sheer quantity of places to visit on offer in this fashionable locale. Our below tips are your one stop solution to ensuring your Notting Hill business trip is a successful one.
The area is served by the Notting Hill Gate tube station, which in turn joins Central Line, Hammersmith and City, Circle and District Lines. Promising to make Notting Hill apartments even more accessible is the proposed Crossrail Station, which will mean travel across London is made even more convenient, especially for commuters.
In keeping with its affluent, unique reputation, Notting Hill is home to a wealth of boutiques and original, one off shops. With beautiful international fashion stores such as L'Appartement Sézane and organic farm shops such as Daylesford to be found on every corner, Notting Hill’s shopping scene is ideal for those seeking something original – particularly a gift or something a little indulgent.
A trip to Notting Hill wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the famous Portobello Road Market. Famed for its bric-a-brac, antiques and odds and ends stalls since the 1940s, this historic market provides hours of interest for the casual shopper. Speaking of antiques, a trip to the Electric Cinema is well worth it when staying in a Notting Hill serviced apartment. This incredible cinema dates back to 1911 and features a beautiful interior – a perfect setting for film lovers the world over. Finally, find some famous film locations and explore Notting Hill’s wonderful Mews. These highly desirable streets boast leafy, cobbled streets and are home to many celebrities – a perfect place to practise your photography skills.
Notting Hill is thought to have got its name from a manor based in Kensington called ‘Knutting-Barnes’. Indeed, the area does also have a ‘hill’, with its summit located in the middle of Ladbroke Grove. Each year the Notting Hill Carnival attracts two million visitors, and requires nine thousand police officers to ensure it is carried out safely. Speaking of the Electric Cinema, the notorious serial killer John Christie was a projectionist at the cinema during the Second World War. He killed eight women in the forties and fifties. As well as featuring prominently in Richard Curtis’ film, Notting Hill, the area has also featured in a number of novels including Absolute Beginners and The Line of Beauty.
Serviced apartments in Notting Hill are designed to cater to the business traveller’s every need, resulting in a convenient and comfortable stay during a business trip to the area. Offering a combination of hotel style services and private rental luxury, our range of Notting Hill serviced apartments provide the best of both worlds to the corporate guest. With a furnished kitchen and separate living spaces, guests can truly make themselves at home and live as they choose to, unfettered by hotel restaurant schedules and cramped suites. Guests are able to work, entertain, rest and relax all within the confines of their private apartment, while housekeeping is taken care of by trained staff. Furthermore, the incredible value serviced apartments afford clients makes them even more appealing, with most apartments offering better rates than hotel equivalents, and even decreasing over time for longer stays.
Choosing a Notting Hill serviced apartment with SilverDoor guarantees a booking experience marked by excellent service and efficiency. Having specialised in sourcing and booking corporate accommodation for clients since 2000, we are the most trusted serviced apartment agency in the world. With a totally unbiased approach to booking (having no properties of our own), we are entirely customer focused, and will always seek the very best deal for our clients. Our excellent portfolio of property partners means we can negotiate the best rates in the fastest time, and will go out of our way to ensure customer requests are met. With a 4.9/5 rating on Trustpilot, it’s easy to see why clients use our services time and again.