Serviced Apartments Harrow
Top Serviced Apartments in Harrow
No matter the reason for visiting Harrow, serviced accommodation is the only place to spend one’s nights. Offering plush interiors and an abundance of excellent locations in some of the most popular travel destinations in the world, serviced apartments from TheSqua.re are maintained to exacting standards in order to provide the comfort and convenience of a personal home away from home. Visitors are able to come and go as they please, running through their itinerary from the peace and quiet of a private travel hub. And as TheSqua.re meticulously selects each apartment for its desirable location, guests are sure never to be too far away from public transport hubs or local attractions.
Some of the best serviced apartments near Harrow include:
- Aerodrome Road.
- Wembley Apartments.
- Apex House.
- Cuckooz Camden.
- Wembley Park Apartments.
Offering private access facilities, fitted kitchen units, high-speed Wi-Fi, cleaning and concierge services, as well as a number of other luxury amenities, these spacious and stylish apartments are growing increasingly popular among travellers looking for short term and long term accommodation in Harrow. Whatever is on the agenda, business or pleasure, TheSqua.re guarantees restful and relaxing nights, with a unique human touch that will keep guests coming back time and time again.
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Benefits of Serviced Apartments
Serviced apartments are ideal for temporary travellers or prospective residents looking to get a feel for a new city. Lower rental costs and a range of additional perks and benefits makes for a perfect alternative to busy city hotels or short term property lets, and TheSqua.re also handles all legal and contractual aspects, so residents need not worry about paying deposits, bills or agency fees: it’s all included. Not only this, but the apartments also come move-in ready, with furniture, fittings, kitchen and washing facilities already present, so guests can live it up from day one. Extended stays can even result in exclusive benefits, such as gym memberships or discounted entry to local events, creating more incentive for postponing that departure.
Every home should be a castle, and as experts in serviced accommodation, TheSqua.re rigorously subscribes to this mantra. Each furnished apartment is thoroughly screened for its homely feel and ease of access before it makes the cut, and we also offer swift, reliable customer service responses, so travellers can truly feel in control of their stay away. Luxury living made easy, for less.
Corporate Accommodation in Harrow
Offering a serene, more suburban vibe, Harrow also provides excellent transport links throughout the Greater London area, making it a perfect destination for those looking to do business in the big city. Served by TFL, trips into Central London can be completed in almost no time at all, meaning that many of the city’s commercial opportunities will be available right on the apartment’s doorstep. Accommodation in the city centre and financial district can be rather pricy, even for short stays, which is where corporate apartments in Harrow can really shine.
Useful for those on a budget, or simply those who prefer staying somewhere with more of a small-town feel, serviced apartments in Harrow are a great solution to business accommodation woes. Beautiful, bespoke living spaces, every one of these upmarket accommodation options are designed with its guests in mind. Furnished with fully-stocked kitchens, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs and much, much more, these apartments can help even the busiest business traveller unwind after a long day, allowing them to maximise productivity and profitability for the following day.
Holiday Accommodation in Harrow
Harrow is also a convenient destination for those looking for a luxury leisure retreat, be that a weekend away or a first family holiday. With all of London’s top sights and attractions right outside the door, as well as easy access to the picturesque home counties, Harrow can be a great place for groups or solo travellers looking to escape for a few nights.
Whatever is on the agenda, TheSqua.re can help all guests make the most out of that getaway. Each apartment boasts plush, cosy bedrooms, allowing residents to be well-rested for the next day, while the apartments’ home-cooking and entertainment facilities cater to quiet evenings in, an easy alternative to the many bars and restaurants within commuting distance. What’s not to like?
Where to Stay in Harrow
The borough of Harrow is comprised of 18 primary neighbourhoods, though some of these are shared with other nearby post towns, such as Pinner, Stanmore and Edgware. The neighbourhoods of Harrow-on-the-Hill and Harrow & Wealdstone offer the best transport links to the wider area, with the Metropolitan and Piccadilly Lines, Overground Network, and Chiltern Railways serving the area. Generally though, this part of London will still possess more of a traditional English village feel, in keeping with its history and legacy.
Most London boroughs are considered pretty safe when compared to other major capital cities, and Harrow is no exception. Even in the quieter areas though, tourists are still advised to be aware of pickpockets, and it is not wise to leave any personal possessions unattended. Harrow does, however, benefit from being rather more affordable than other London boroughs, particularly those closer to the central and financial districts, which makes it a favourable destination.
Facts About Harrow
Much of the areas towards the outskirts of London were at one time independent villages or parishes that were engulfed as the city expanded over time. In addition to the storied past of the capital, Harrow itself also has several points of note that visitors may find interesting.
Here are some of our favourite facts about the Harrow area:
- Harrow is the final resting place of the late W.S. Gilbert, of Gilbert and Sullivan fame, who suffered a fatal heart attack during a swimming lesson in 1911.
- Harrow is a local population centre for the ancient Zoroastrian religion, with a converted cinema in Rayners Lane serving as the area’s worship centre.
- Harrow is the site of one of Britain’s first ever recorded motor accident, in 1899, with a plaque to commemorate the fact.
- Harrow-on-the-Hill was once a hotbed for pagan activity. In fact, its famous medieval church, St. Mary’s, was built on an old worship site in an attempt to convert the non-believers.
Cost of Living in Harrow
Less expensive than some neighbouring parts of London, but pricier than other areas in the home counties, the cost of living in Harrow can fluctuate based on location. Renting an apartment in the town centre can range from £1,100 to £1,500 a month, depending on the number of bedrooms, while apartments outside the centre can fall either side of £1,000 mark, costing anywhere between £800 to £1,200 monthly. This can make serviced accommodation from TheSqua.re a viably cheaper option for longer term visitors, particularly when taking into account the many benefits and additional perks that come from renting for an extended period of time.
Day to day activities range in price from the dear to the easily affordable. Medical costs will usually be far reduced thanks to the NHS, with residents normally needing to pay only for private healthcare treatments, cosmetic surgeries, or dental care. Eating out can range from £13 for a meal for one at an inexpensive restaurant, to upwards of £45 for a three-course meal for two at a mid-range restaurant. Fortunately, the cost of groceries is relatively low, so self-catering is always an option. For those visitors likely to be travelling around a lot, we would advise looking into purchasing a monthly travel pass or railcard, as the cost of tickets and travel fares can easily mount up.
Things to Do in Harrow
From paid day trips to fun freebies, there is plenty for visitors to see and do in Harrow and the nearby area. Whatever the reason for visiting, these are just a few suggestions to help guests make the most out of their leisure time:
Q.What are the most popular things to do in Harrow?
Here are just a few of the many opportunities for entertainment and enjoyment to act as the cherry on top of any stay:
- Take a tour of the famous Harrow School.
- Spend a day at Playgolf and hit some holes in one.
- Escape to the natural beauty of Ruislip Woods National Nature Reserve.
- Take in a show at Harrow Arts Centre.
- Unlock that inner aeronaut at the RAF Museum.
- Spend a day in Central London and explore some of the most famous monuments in England.
Q.What are some free things to do in Harrow?
Here are some great ways of passing the time in Harrow without breaking the bank:
- Visit the historic St. Mary’s Church.
- Explore the humourous panels of the Heath Robinson Museum.
- Take a stroll in the beautiful Fryent Country Park.
- Take in the local shopping scene.
Q.What are the most family-friendly things to do near Harrow?
For families with children, or simply the young at heart, there are a number of fun days out we would recommend:
- Unlock that inner child at Partyman World of Play.
- Escape to another world at VR Champions.
- Take in a few holes at Dinosaur Escape Adventure Golf.
- Enjoy the playing fields and climbing areas of the vast Northala Fields.
Places to Visit in Harrow
Wondering how to spend that precious day off? Harrow is home to a great range of enjoyable and interesting places to visit. Here are a few of our favourites:
- Harrow School - one of the most famous public schools in England, Harrow was founded in the 16th century and still educates young boys to this day.
- Heath Robinson Museum - a venue dedicated to the life and works of the famous humourist and illustrator, this museum is great for lightening the load and cheering visitors up.
- Harrow Arts Centre - a performance venue that showcases everything from concerts to plays, the Arts Center is located inside Elliot Hall, a Grade II listed building that is worth seeing on its own.
- Doll’s House on the Hill - a tea house and café, the interior design of this local hotspot reflects its name, with furnishings and dining reminiscent of a child’s doll house. Worth a bite or two.
- Ruislip Lido Railway - one for train enthusiasts, this popular attraction offers circular tours around Ruislip Lido. The kicker? It’s actually Britain’s longest 12-inch gauge miniature railway.
- RAF Museum - showcasing the history of aviation and the Royal Air Force, this museum is located on the former Hendon Aerodrome and incorporates five buildings and hangars.
- Headstone Manor and Museum - dive into the history of the area with this local museum, covering the story and legacy of the Harrow borough and located in the grounds of a former manor house.
- Bentley Priory - this 18th century stately home and deer park in Stanmore was originally a medieval priory of Augustinian Canons, but now makes for a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
- St. Mary’s Church - this Grade I listed building dates back to the 11th century, and was originally built over a pagan worship site.
- Harrow View Point - enjoy a break from the city and take in some stunning views from this elevated spot a little outside town.
Places to Eat in Harrow
Whatever is on the agenda, dining out is always an option in Harrow. The wider town and borough is well-stocked with a fantastic assortment of restaurants and eateries catering to all tastes. Traditional pubs, such as The Castle, The Hare and The White Horse litter the streets, and there are also plenty of chain and independent dining locales available.
Here are a few of the top places to eat in Harrow:
- Masa Restaurant.
- Bombay Central.
- Eastern Fire.
- Doll’s House on the Hill.
- Cooper Thai.
- Sorrentina Ristorante Italiano.
- The Kingsfield Arms.
- Friends Restaurant.
- Ideal Fish Bar.
Street Food in Harrow
Street food and takeaway joints are also options in Harrow, with the likes of Them and Dabeli Hut serving the best of Indian and Vietnamese. For a true street food dining experience however, visitors will want to look to Central London for the various pop up markets and stalls on offer, including favourites such as the Southbank Centre Food Market, Beboz, The Street Pig, Model Market, Street Food Union and Vauxhall Street Food Garden.
Shopping in Harrow
With Central London just a short commute away, offering the likes of Oxford Street, Covent Garden and Westfields, residents of Harrow will easily be able to get out and find anything they need to buy, whether that be gifts, groceries or fashion. There are however several excellent shopping locations closer to home, featuring both high street chains and independent retailers.
Some of the best places to shop in Harrow include:
- St. Anns Shopping Centre - a large family-friendly shopping centre featuring brand name stores, a food court, and a cinema.
- St George’s Shopping Centre - a compact mall combining high street fashion and lifestyle stores with restaurants and a multi-screen cinema.
- Mall Harrow - a local shopping centre featuring familiar high street stores and independent boutiques.
Transportation in Harrow
Getting around Harrow is easy. The area is served by numerous Underground, Overground and bus services that are run by Transport For London. Harrow-on-the-Hill is the Tube station located in the centre of town, and is served by the Metropolitan and Aylesbury Line, as well as Chiltern Railways. Other local stations include West Harrow (Metropolitan Line), South Harrow (Piccadilly Line), Headstone Lane (London Overground) and Harrow & Wealdstone (Bakerloo, Overground, Southern and London Northwestern Railway). The Tube is the most convenient and cost-effective way to travel around Greater London, and journeys into Central will cost around £5-8, though Day Travelcards can be bought for Zones 1-5 (covering most of the city) for £18.10.
London is, of course, famous for its iconic taxis and red buses, and with 700 bus routes in operation across the city, including 52 night services, travellers can be sure they will always be able to get back home after a night on the town. Harrow itself is reliably snug and pedestrianised, so getting around by foot is always an option for those who prefer to sightsee as they travel. The town also boasts strong road links to the M4 and M1, meaning that tourists and business travellers with their own vehicle will be able to get out and about into the wider country in no time at all.
Weather in Harrow
With a generally temperate climate across much of the UK, the weather can range from temperatures below freezing during winter, to hot and balmy heights of thirty and above in July and August. Weather patterns can be unpredictable however, and even on the brightest days, rain may still be just a cloud away, so longer-term visitors are advised packing for all outcomes, just in case. September is usually a good time to visit Harrow, as this month offers comfortably warm days and cooler evenings, enabling travellers to get out and about whenever they choose and make the most out of that long-awaited stay.