London Apartment Rentals
Renting an apartment can be a great alternative to staying in a hotel. An apartment rental is a good choice if:
- you're interested in staying in a more residential neighborhood to get a flavor of life in London
- you're traveling with a group or family and will need more than one room
- you enjoy having a kitchenette to prepare meals using local ingredients
- weekly maid service is sufficient
- you are planning on an extended stay and want to save money
There are many different apartment rental agencies. In some cases the apartments are private residences where the owners will vacate their apartment while you visit. In other cases, they are units designed for rental that are rented year round. Here are some questions to ask when choosing a rental apartment:
- Exactly where is the apartment located. How close is it to the nearest London Underground stop?
- Are there restaurants and services nearby?
- How much deposit is required, and what is the refund policy if you need to cancel?
- Is the deposit paid by cash or credit card?
- What is included in the rental fee? many rental agencies charge extra for electricity, telephone, and internet service
- How often is the apartment cleaned, and what is included in the cleaning?
- What appliances are included? is there a microwave? stove? oven? clothes washer?
- How many people can the apartment accommodate? How many bedrooms/bathrooms?
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