Where to stay near St Paul's Cathedral, London

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Framed by church spires and ultramodern skyscrapers, the dome of St. Paul’s Cathedral has dominated London’s skyline for over 300 years. You can take an audio-guided tour of its interior, then climb to the Golden Gallery and descend into the crypt.

To keep you close to the cathedral, we’ve rounded up five of the homeliest apartments within walking distance.

Roomspace Serviced Apartments - Groveland Court, London

Cook your own breakfast at home or get a full English at a neighbouring café

Cook your own breakfast at home or get a full English at a neighbouring café

Bright white walls, jet-black leather sofas, purple cushions and parquet floors – Roomspace Serviced Apartments - Groveland Court feature a contemporary design that’s well suited to the modern traveller. Each apartment has a big double bedroom, a white metro-tiled bathroom and a fully-equipped kitchen. Make your own meals and settle in for the night, or pop down to the pub below for a bite to eat. St. Paul’s is just six minutes away on foot, and other popular sights like Guildhall Art Gallery and London Bridge are also close by.

SACO – The Cannon, London

SACO – The Cannon has all the facilities needed for a comfortable self-catering stay

SACO – The Cannon has all the facilities needed for a comfortable self-catering stay

Each studio or one-bed apartment at SACO – The Cannon is kitted out with speedy WiFi, smart TVs and multi-socket plugs with integrated USB ports. These serviced apartments also offer lots of little extras to help you feel like a true Londoner – from the flat cap and umbrella hanging on the wall, to the bottles of UK-brewed beer waiting in the fridge. St. Paul’s is one street away, while nearby Millenium Bridge, now well-known for its feature in the sixth Harry Potter film, leads to the Tate Modern – London’s premier modern art gallery.

Marlin Apartments Queen Street, London

Enjoy a cosy night on the couch or catch a play at the Shakespeare Globe nearby

Enjoy a cosy night on the couch or catch a play at the Shakespeare Globe nearby

Marlin Apartments Queen Street are located down a quiet side street between Mansion House Underground and Cannon Street Train Station, just an eight-minute walk from St. Paul’s. All three apartments feature open-plan living areas with wooden floors, glass coffee tables and snug sofas. Guests love the big comfy beds and pillows, which are perfect for sinking into after a day’s sightseeing. You won’t have to venture far, with places like Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and the Tower of London just a short walk away.

Suffolk Lane Apartment by Bridgestreet, London

Cook your own meal or eat out in one of the many restaurants in the neighbourhood

Cook your own meal or eat out in one of the many restaurants in the neighbourhood

Set along the northern bank of the River Thames, Suffolk Lane Apartment by Bridgestreet keeps you within easy reach of central London’s top sights. St. Paul’s is right around the corner, while the Shard, London’s tallest skyscraper, is 15 minutes in the other direction. Inside both apartments, you’ll find polished wood tables, black leather sofas, plush carpet and city prints adorning the walls. There’s a modern kitchenette too, so you can toast to your trip with a hearty meal – and a bottle of complimentary wine left by your hosts.

Protem Cannon Street, London

The studio’s fold-up double bed makes clever use of the space

The studio’s fold-up double bed makes clever use of the space

This cosy studio is perfect for single travellers or couples who want to explore London’s city centre. Everything is modern and bright inside Protem Cannon Street, with hardwood floors, glossy kitchen units and a traditional fireplace. During the day, you can fold up the double bed against the wall, giving you more space to relax. Outside, you’ll find trendy bars alongside sights like Sky Garden and St. Paul’s Cathedral, which is less than 500 metres away.

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