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Top 5 holiday homes near National Portrait Gallery, London

Searching for the perfect accommodation? Take a look at these gems and book your dream stay


National Portrait Gallery, London

When visiting London, National Portrait Gallery has to be high on your list of things to see. It's renowned for a reason, so be sure to go and see what all the fuss is about. It isn't every day you find yourself so close to something so special.

Where to stay near National Portrait Gallery, London

Here is our pick of the top 5 holiday homes. Make your choice and treat yourself to a luxury stay.


Bluets, Plum Guide home in London

Bluets, Plum Guide home in London

Click to book Bluets now: from £450 per night Located in the heart of Mayfair, one of London's poshest neighborhoods, this stylish two-bedroom flat is the perfect base for a city escapade with friends. Bond Street shopping and Selfridges are a short walk away, the bar and restaurant scene overwhelms with choice, and there are plenty of quaint, leafy squares to stroll through. We love how this home mirrors its elegant, upscale surroundings – chic touches like a velvet couch and dusky blue floral wallpaper amp up the luxe feel of this home. Natural light streams into the living area through windows that overlook charming James Street. You'll be spoiled when it comes to dining options in the area, but if indecision strikes, plan a night in and prep a hearty home-cooked meal in the well-equipped kitchen. The plush beds are made for sinking into after a long day of work or city traipsing, unless you'd like to sink into the bath first – and with large soaking tubs and marble surroundings, how could you not. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

The Blue Mendes

The Blue Mendes, Plum Guide home in London

The Blue Mendes, Plum Guide home in London

Click to book The Blue Mendes now: from £450 per night While the interiors of The Blue Mendes are not bursting with character, this home is bright and there is a decent amount of space. Due to its central location, it can be quite noisy inside the apartment. However, this is the flat's standout feature – if you are looking to immerse yourself in lively London life, The Blue Mendes could not be better located. Right in the heart of Marylebone, the home is on a picturesque Victorian street, surrounded by high-end shops, iconic restaurants, and cafes. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Cupid's Bow

Cupid's Bow, Plum Guide home in London

Cupid's Bow, Plum Guide home in London

Click to book Cupid's Bow now: from £750 per night With its riot of colours and marquee style letter lighting, there’s something of a carnival vibe to this converted warehouse. It’s a post-industrial loft space that doesn’t take itself too seriously. We love the tongue-in cheek detailing, from the funky ‘hair hub’ to the dog wallpaper, irreverent cushions and neon letter art. The bedrooms are sexy and sumptuous and the high-spec kitchen will satisfy even the most ardent chef. You’d be hard pushed to find a better location as well. Based in central Soho, between Dean and Wardour Street, you’re in the heart of the action the second you step out of your door. It’s not a place for those seeking a quiet getaway though - don your feather boa and get out into the non-stop Soho fiesta. Sleeps up to 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

On the Town

On the Town, Plum Guide home in London

On the Town, Plum Guide home in London

Click to book On the Town now: from £150 per night City chic meets Scandi cool in this sophisticated London flat, ideally located between Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus. Though you’re right in the heart of London’s bustling West End, you’ll feel like you’re in a serene city hideaway in this bright space with its touch of greenery, art prints and designer furnishings. The living room’s floor-to-ceiling windows open on to a blue-tiled balcony, perfect for enjoying some people watching over your morning coffee. When you’re ready to hit the town, you’ll have some of the city’s best shops, theatres, restaurants and bars on the doorstep, and it’s just a two-minute stroll over to the renowned National Gallery. After a busy day of shopping and feasting, you’ll find plenty of space to store your new treasures in the large bedroom, and if you’re craving a bit of R&R and a quiet night in, there’s a bath for a good long soak and smart TVs in both the living area and bedroom for catching up on your favourite show. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

John's Mews

John's Mews, Plum Guide home in London

John's Mews, Plum Guide home in London

Click to book John's Mews now: from £618 per night Everything around this part of town is done with a touch of class, and this sleek apartment in Holborn is no different. The oh-so-trendy interior is decidedly swish, mirroring the sophisticated streets below. What’s the best way of exploring its cobbled avenues and sunny squares, we hear you ask? Well, whether you’re browsing local markets at Leather Lane or dining out at high-end restaurants – a stay at this chic home will find you within easy walking distance of the delights of the area. And if you’re planning to catch a show while in town, the West End lies a short twenty-minute tube ride away. Speaking of the stage, the living room hosts a striking collection of vintage theatre programmes that catch the eye. With soothing tones of blue and grey, glass and stone coffee tables, a comfy sofa, quirky artwork and plenty of curated plants, the open-plan living space is stylish yet relaxed. When you’re not out fine dining or discovering the quaint cafes and bakeries around Holborn, rustle up drinks and snacks in the kitchen featuring a sociable granite breakfast bar. It’s an ideal spot for eating together, playing games, and mapping out a day of sightseeing. Ensure you bookend any long day wandering the big smoke with a couple of sundown cocktails on your private balcony. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

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