Accommodation near The Oval Cricket Ground

Apartments near The Oval Cricket Ground

When the cricket season starts up, many travellers will be heading London to stay close to all the action that the games bring. At TheSqua.re, we know that the passionate game of honour and virtue is a big pull for leisure travellers that want to experience a game that is quintessentially British and corporate guests that want to show off to their clients and colleagues with a boozy and spirited game. That’s why our extensive and award-winning portfolio has a selection of serviced accommodation near The Oval Cricket Ground to grant cricket lover ample access to the ground during the height of the game’s peak.

Our Serviced Accommodation Near The Oval Cricket Ground

All of our serviced apartments, no matter where in the world they are situated, bear the same amenities that provide excellent comfort and are designed first and foremost to deliver the perfect stay. They are based near the crickets grounds and can be reached via foot or even a bus and tube stop. Just what cricket lovers need after a long game. They want to be able to get home with no issues and to escape the surge of the crowds. Our accommodation gives them that convenience, both inside and outside.

We recommend that our travellers book the following serviced accommodation near The Oval Cricket Grounds:

About The Oval Cricket Ground

This is one of the most recognised stadiums for playing cricket. Unlike Lord’s Stadium which appears old fashioned (or certainly has a reputation for being so), The Oval is a more modern and relaxed venue. While the came is taken seriously, the clientele isn’t the types that one would find enjoying a game at Lord’s. With a capacity of 25,500 fans, games are going to be loud and the excitement palpable. A history that stretches far back and wins that have entered the game’s record books, this is the essential pick for those coming to London to watch a game of cricket.

A few facts about The Oval Cricket Grounds can be found below:

  • The Oval originated when an oval road was built around a cabbage patch in the 1790s
  • The Oval became a cricket ground in 1845 when 10000 grass turfs were brought from Tooting Common.
  • The first-ever international cricket match in England was held here in 1868.
  • The first-ever international football match took place here in 1870. 
  • The first floodlights were used in the form of gas lamps in 1889.
  • From 1915, the feathers of Prince of Wales appeared on the Surrey badge because the land is owned by the Duchy of Cornwall.
  • During WW2,  The Oval was planned to be used as a prisoner of war camp, but this never happened.
  • Permanent flood lights were installed in 2009.

Why Should Guests Book Accommodation Near The Oval Cricket Ground?

Simply put, they are fully furnished and utilised spaces that are essential to enjoying a short or long trip to London to experience the joys of Britain’s most beautiful game. Everything is here day and night so cricket fans can arrive after a day of expensive food, and highs and lows, to a space that is welcoming and ready to be lived in.

Facilities in Our Apartments Near The Oval Cricket Ground

Our award-winning serviced apartments come complete with all the amenities that our guests require to enjoy the cricket season. Upon entry, our guests will find a fully equipped kitchen for making healthy meals, a TV to watch all the new shows, free Wi-Fi to stream content and stay connected, living areas with enough space to fit the group, and sleek comfy bedrooms that are the no.1 spot to crash out after the long games are done. While cricket may be the purpose of most visits, corporate travellers will still be coming here for business too. That’s no problem as our spaces can be used to work remotely from when the celebrations at the end of the match have gone on too long into the night.

Other facilities can be included at an extra cost or can be free if the stay is long term. A gym to burn off the stresses of watching the favourite team win and lose, a concierge to take care of the little things so the game at the stadium can be the main focus, a spa for relaxing in when needs be and a business centre to avoid the rush hour traffic with a cricket hangover.

Types of Apartments Near The Oval Cricket Ground

All sorts of groups come to London when the cricket starts up. They can be the solo fan looking for a peaceful studio for the 1 night, a group looking to stay for the whole tournament, or a corporate guest that wants the central connections to do business and the proximity to The Oval to watch the match when all of the professional work is over. Recognising this, our portfolio has a mixture of apartments and studios that can keep all fans happy.

Guests can book the following types of serviced apartments near The Oval Cricket Grounds:

  • Studio - For compact cricket experiences, our studios are the living spaces that solo fans choose when they have to have all things in easy reach.
  • 1 Bedroom Apartments - When our corporate and leisure guests want everything more spread out, then they look to our 1 bedroom apartments to fulfil their requirements and then head out to watch the game.
  • 2 Bedroom Apartments - For families with one child or two, our 2 bedroom apartments have the extra space, and bedrooms, to make all ages of cricket aficionados cheerful and at home
  • 3 Bedroom Apartments - The go-to choice for families that require a bit more space or groups of rowdy fans eager to cheer their favourite team on, these serviced apartments are ready to be lived in.

Corporate Accommodation Near The Oval Cricket Ground

Business travel doesn’t have to be the serious affair that many assume it to be. At the height of the cricket tournament, corporate guests can book apartments close to The Oval so they can blow off some steam and watch the magnificent game up close. And if they want to entertain prospective clients, they can take them to a game just up the round and crack out a business deal over a beer and a few runs and overs. Upon return, they will have the usual array of amenities waiting to be utilised so they can wind down and prepare themselves for the next day of meetings and business lunches.

Leisure Accommodation Near The Oval Cricket Ground

Fans of the greatest sport need not worry, we have accommodation close to The Oval so all the good hits and six-pointers can be experienced in front of their eyes. Within walking distance, or only a few stops, our serviced apartments are the ideal base to come back to cheer a well-deserved win or criticise an appalling performance. Our cosy beds are the perfect refuge to recharge for another day of sport or for a change of scenery. Plus, free Wi-Fi gives ample opportunity to tweet and message friends and family about the game. For cricket fans that want the best possible place to enjoy their sport, we are the solution.

Other Top London Attractions Near The Oval Cricket Ground

When guests have finished with seeing the beautiful games of cricket, they have many other London sights and landmarks to see nearby. Some are even the most popular in the city. The chimes of Big Ben can sound through the streets from across the river, and guests can truly feel like they’re in the British capital. Museums, historic buildings, parks and palaces are all part of the entertainment equation when staying close to the Oval Cricket Ground.

These are just some of the spectacular London landmarks that are waiting for attention near The Oval:

  • Imperial War Museum - Charting Britain’s contributions and sacrifices through WWI and WW2, planes, tanks and witness statements make up the displays to create a poignant and exemplary exhibition. 
  • Tate Britain - Showing off the best of Britain’s artists, JMW Turner, John Constable and William Blake have their own separate rooms amongst the temporary exhibits and other assortments of the nation’s best and brightest maestros. 
  • Battersea Park - This 200 acre park is open to all and is located across from the River Thames, full of great views to eat a picnic to and plenty of space to show off football skills. Whether walking for contemplation or jogging stay fit, the park is a must-visit.
  • Westminster Abbey - The final resting place of Britain’s most influential people, and where the monarchs are crowned, it has a pivotal place in the nation’s long history.
  • Palace of Westminster - The centre of the UK’s democracy, daily tours are arranged to show people around the crumbling, but stern, gothic-inspired interior of the “mother of parliaments”.
  • Buckingham Palace - The official residence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, crowds come here to take the perfect pic and watch the changing of the guard.
  • St James’ Park - Near Buckingham Palace, it has its own lake and plenty of greenery to keep all visitors happy. Tourists will find it a suitable spot to watch the world go by.
  • Vauxhall Park - A smaller perk, it has its own character and is far quieter than the Royal Parks in the dead centre of the city. A tranquil walk in the sun or study of a book under a tree is more than recommended here.
  • Kennington Park - Far smaller still, it is a different park to explore and will not have all the noise and games going on that makes the more popular ones a distraction.

Top London Restaurants Near The Oval Cricket Ground

Cricket can be an exhausting sport to watch. Food and drink are more than needed to celebrate close wins and catastrophic losses. So, when the game is all over, rather than heading back to their serviced accommodation our guests can walk to the nearby restaurants that serve the British grub and other varieties that everyone loves. Plus, our apartments, being the well-situated living spaces that they are, can be found in a short distance from some of the best ones, so no long tube or bus ride is necessary. In fact, some of our guests might be able to walk to and fro with no hassle.

Our serviced accommodation near The Oval Cricket Ground can be found in close proximity to the restaurants below:

  • Fentiman Arms - A homely pub complete with colourful art, rustic wooden tables and a walled beer garden, it is a popular spot to catch the celebratory pint and grub after the local team wins.
  • The Prince of Wales - A cosy pub that overlooks a beautiful  Georgian square, it is the right eatery for British classics and real ales to build the spent energy back up after a lost game.
  • Eagle London - Those that require a vibrant spot to kick off the night should pop into this bar. With DJ nights and wrestling, it’s a good shout.
  • The Pilgrim Pub - A spacious modern bar, it has an exposed brick decor and offers its many clients live music, TV sports to watch at their leisure, fantastic pub food and a cool terrace.
  • The Black Dog - Going with a rustic vibe, this local pub has an open kitchen and a dramatic stained-glass arch behind the bar, as well as a great menu that will entice all folk that come in throughout their busy day.
  • The Rose - A gorgeous Victorian pub with original wood fittings, it serves British craft ales, ciders and classic pub grub to keep everyone happy when the cricket has been called off.
  • Zeitgeist London - A wood-panelled pub, it serves a wide selection of classic German beers and food. Also, it has Bundesliga football on a big-screen TV for those that want a change from cricket.
  • Tamesis Dock - A brightly painted barge floating on the Thames, the glorious establishment has views of Parliament, outdoor space and a bar to ensure that every customer has a pleasant and thoroughly British experience.
  • The Tommyfield - A bustling gastropub in Kennington, it serves up great British cuisine, an array of excellent cocktails and some of London's best stand-up comedy to keep all rib aching. Not to be missed, and the comedy is a lot better when experienced with friends or family.
  • The Kennington - A modern pub with a family-friendly British menu, all ages can be satisfied and parents can rest easy knowing that child squabbles and tantrums can be kept to a minimum.

Transportation Near The Oval Cricket Ground

Being one of the most interconnected cities in the world, guests can move across London very easily. How? The London Underground of course. Its multiple lines and zone structure is what makes the city the best place for visitors and corporate travellers; simple yet effective. Going from Bank after a look-in at the Bank of England to Oval where our serviced apartment is waiting for occupancy is a simple trip to make. Then, of course, there’s the London Overground, DLR and other modes of transport. The Oyster Card payments are swift and all ways of going from A to B are built to serve the large population (although there are still times when the transport becomes a sardine can). As we know that heading to London attractions and the office is of prime importance, we have made sure that our serviced accommodation isn’t too far from stations and bus stops. At TheSqua.re, comfort and convenience go hand in hand.

These are the transport stations that can be found when guests book serviced accommodation near The Oval Cricket Ground.

  • Oval
  • Vauxhall
  • Kennington 
  • Pimlico
  • Battersea Park
  • Queenstown Road
  • Elephant & Castle

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