It is no doubt that London is one of the best cities in terms of cultural attractions, restaurants, sporting events, and social aspects in the world. However, it is also one of the most expensive cities in the world and is a financial hub too.. The beauty of London is that despite being an expensive city to live in, it offers a plethora of amazing things to do and places to see for all types of visitors and tourists.
Here's a roundup that lets you delve into some of the poshest areas in proximity to the luxe Montcalm Royal London House in London City. So, book an elegant stay and read on for some inspiration on the exploration front!
Topping the list of London’s most expensive neighbourhoods is Belgravia. It was developed in the early 19th century by the Grosvenor family, one of the wealthiest families in Britain. In fact, even today, this neighbourhood is home to several celebrities and high-profile people in London. You’ll find the streets here lined with elegant townhouses, along with several embassies and luxury boutiques. So, make sure to take a walk through one of Belgravia's beautiful lanes such as the Belgrave Square, Eaton Square, and Grosvenor Square to relax and get a glimpse of the neighbourhood’s affluence.
Known to be one of the most fashionable neighbourhoods in London, the swanky streets of Chelsea are lined with designer boutiques, art galleries, and trendy restaurants for you to explore. In the 19th century, it was a popular destination for artists and writers, including Oscar Wilde and Henry James. In the 20th century, it became a haven for celebrities, such as the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. Today, Chelsea is still one of London's most desirable places to live. So, make sure to head to this one and explore the Saatchi Gallery here or enjoy the serene views of the River Thames from the Chelsea Physic Garden.
Located in the heart of London, close to Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park, Mayfair is another one of London’s most exclusive areas. While you are in this sophisticated yet vibrant neighbourhood, only minutes away from the Montcalm Royal London House, take some time to appreciate the beautiful architecture here. If you have more time, you can even explore the spectacular Royal Academy of Arts and witness a musical or a play in the West End (A forever favourite of Londoners).
London’s South Kensington neighbourhood is where culture, history, and luxury collide. This upmarket area in London has it all. From world-famous museums to stunning architecture to luxury shopping, this neighbourhood is a big yes, if you are planning to explore the sumptuous side of London. If it’s a fulfilling family day out you’re on the lookout for, make sure to take a stroll through Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, two of London's biggest parks. No trip to London is complete without visiting these royal parks, which are great places to relax amidst nature or simply, enjoy a classic British picnic.
Regent's Park is one of London's most famous parks and is also one of the most expensive areas in the city. But even though it's an affluent neighbourhood, it is inviting and appealing to all. You can try boating on the Regent's Park boating lake, soak up the atmosphere at the Queen Mary’s Garden or climb up Primrose Hill for stunning views of London. You can also explore London Zoo inside Regents Park premises. With so much to do here in Regent’s Park, it's easy to see why this luxurious area, is so popular amongst the people of London and tourists alike.
London is a city with a wide range of cultures and lifestyles. While you plan a trip to London, try and get a glimpse of all the glitz and glamour the city has to offer. Get the best hotel package in London and include these lush neighbourhoods to your list that are reminders of the city's rich history and modern-day grandeur.