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5 Holiday Homes for the State Opening of Parliament, London, UK

When attending the State Opening of Parliament you need the perfect accommodation, so look no further. These homes are the best of the best


Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, London

If you’re heading to London for the State Opening of Parliament, often held in May, then we’ve got the perfect accommodation for you. When enjoying an event as incredible as this, your home has to match the standards, so heed our expert advice and book one of these gems to truly complete the experience.

Where to reside near the State Opening of Parliament

Take a look at 5 of the very best holiday homes in our London collection. If these don’t meet your high expectations, then nothing will.

The Havisham Hideaway

The Havisham Hideaway, Plum Guide home in London

The Havisham Hideaway, Plum Guide home in London

Click to book The Havisham Hideaway now: from £650 per night With a prime location in central London, this two-bedroom apartment is designed with Soho's quirks and style in mind. An open-plan kitchen, living room and dining area is a sociable and open space to prepare and eat meals (for the days you're not dining around the area's unparalleled restaurant scene) or whip up a round of drinks to get the night's celebrations under way. Ornate pieces of artwork, hand-crafted coffee tables, and high spec glass doors, wardrobes, and windows, ensure a stay here mirrors the trendy streets of Soho below. Explore the delights of the local area, brimming with shops and boutiques, plus a surplus of restaurants and bars nearby, and the theatres if you're here for a show. Wonderfully positioned, you’re in the heart of a bustling district where the capital city is on your doorstep. Make the most of it, and settle in. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Vanilla Cream

Vanilla Cream, Plum Guide home in London

Vanilla Cream, Plum Guide home in London

Click to book Vanilla Cream now: from £300 per night Soft whites and soothing greys create a luxuriously calm feeling in this Soho flat, located on one of London's most prestigious squares. With its chic, modern decor, large windows and sumptuous bedroom, this is the perfect urban pad for a solo traveller or couple looking to get the most out of London’s vibrant centre. After enjoying breakfast in the sleek kitchen, head out for some retail therapy on Carnaby, Regent or Oxford Street or escape the hustle and bustle for a wander through the beautiful green spaces of Hyde Park. In the evenings, you’ll be incredibly spoilt for choice when it comes to entertainment with the city’s best restaurants, bars and theatres all on your doorstep, but with such an inviting bed and a flat screen TV waiting for you, we wouldn’t blame you for passing it all up for a chilled-out night at home. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

Golden Folio

Golden Folio, Plum Guide home in London

Golden Folio, Plum Guide home in London

Click to book Golden Folio now: from £425 per night An architect designed and lived in this home. You can see touches of this in details like the kitchen cabinets made from repurposed wood from the floor of an old school and the cast copy of the Elgin Marbles in the living room. The location is pretty unbeatable here, right next to the British Museum and with double glazing, you can enjoy this central location in peace. Sleeps up to 6 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

White Rabbit House III

White Rabbit House III, Plum Guide home in London

White Rabbit House III, Plum Guide home in London

Click to book White Rabbit House III now: from £329 per night Bookworms, history buffs and first-time visitors will love staying in Bloomsbury, also known as London's literary hub. This neighbourhood is home to the British Museum – just right around the corner from the flat – as well as plenty of cosy cafes, quintessential British pubs (there's a great one next door) and excellent eateries to tickle your fancy. It's a great base for exploring London, with Holborn tube station just a five-minute walk away and must-see sights like Covent Garden and vibrant Soho are also reachable on foot. Inside, the bright and open living space is the perfect spot to relax after a busy day of sightseeing – pour yourself a glass of wine and kick back on the sofa with your favourite shows on the television. If you're in the mood to cook, the kitchen is stocked with plenty of crockery and culinary gear, but as London is known for its world-class culinary scene, we wouldn't blame you if you'd rather dine out. Sleek, modern and ultra-comfortable, you can't go wrong with a stay in this Bloomsbury pad. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Kings Deluxe I

Kings Deluxe I, Plum Guide home in London

Kings Deluxe I, Plum Guide home in London

Click to book Kings Deluxe I now: from £1092 per night Treat yourself to this special apartment inside The Taj Kings Townhouse. It will make you feel like royalty, walking through the central entrance with the grand water feature and classic Daimlers by your side. Nothing is spared at this residence. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 2 Bathrooms

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