Welcome to London

London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom. The city has a rich history that spans over two millennia, and it is home to a diverse range of cultures, languages, and religions. As one of the most cosmopolitan and multicultural cities in the world, London is known for its vibrant energy, dynamic atmosphere, and endless possibilities.

One of the most iconic landmarks in London is Tower Bridge, which spans the River Thames and offers stunning views of the city skyline. The Tower of London, located nearby, is a historic castle that has served as a royal palace, prison, and execution site. Visitors can tour the castle and see the Crown Jewels, which are housed in the Jewel House.

London is also famous for its art and cultural scene. The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury area, is one of the largest and most comprehensive museums in the world, with over 8 million artefacts spanning human history. The Tate Modern, located in the South Bank area, is a modern art museum housed in a former power station and offers a diverse range of exhibitions and events throughout the year. The West End is London's theatre district, with dozens of theatres showcasing plays, musicals, and other performances every day.

The city is home to numerous parks and green spaces, such as Hyde Park, St. James's Park, and Greenwich Park, which offer a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The London Eye, located on the South Bank, is one of the world's largest Ferris wheels and offers panoramic views of the city.

London is also famous for its food scene, which offers a diverse range of cuisines from around the world. The city is home to numerous Michelin-starred restaurants, trendy cafes, and street food markets. There's definitely something for every single taste bud out there.

Featured residence

Residences where quality is enjoyed as a standard, not a luxury.

Urban Rest Battersea

Battersea, London

Urban Rest Stratford

Stratford, London

Urban Rest Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf, London

Urban Rest Notting Hill

Notting Hill, London


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Ema Lawrence

The facilities are great and simple check-in process. It’s great to have access to a kitchen and laundry especially when travelling with kids.

Urban Rest Battersea, London
Paige Dawkins

I loved this stay! The building had all the amenities I needed, an early check in was easily accommodated, and I found the area to be accessible and safe!

Urban Rest Battersea, London
Katie Bone

Kitchen so well equipped, the furnishings are fabulous.

Urban Rest Battersea, London
Daniel Cusimano

Great location to everything, including 3 tube stops … apartment was very spacious, and the roof top amenities are stunning … friendly concierge.

Urban Rest Battersea, London

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Battersea, situated on the south bank of the River Thames, has undergone a remarkable transformation from an industrial area to a thriving and modern neighbourhood. It has rapidly gained popularity, emerging as one of the most sought-after suburbs in the city. The skyline is now punctuated by soaring high-rise buildings, offering breathtaking views of the cityscape and the river. 

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