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  • Discover Our Elegant New MacDonald Apartment In London!

    Discover Our Elegant New MacDonald Apartment In London!

    We are thrilled to introduce our stunning new MacDonald apartment to the London Perfect family! This elegant three bedroom property is located in the enviable Kensington neighborhood, one of the most sought-after areas in all of London. It also boasts all the little amenities and touches that make a vacation rental truly feel like home.

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  • The Perfect Holiday Stay At The Christchurch Apartment

    The Perfect Holiday Stay At The Christchurch Apartment

    We are excited to bring you news of our stunning Christchurch rental! This 2 bedroom duplex home in the heart of Chelsea is now available for the upcoming holiday season. And with the Pound so low against the US dollar, there has never been a better time to experience the magic of Christmas and New Year’s in London!

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  • London’s Top Holiday Markets

    London’s Top Holiday Markets

    If you’re visiting London around the holidays, one of the best ways to celebrate the festive season is with a mug of hot chocolate and some roasted chestnuts from one of the picturesque markets. It’s a wonderful opportunity to indulge in some festive eats, as well as the perfect chance to pick up some unique, hand-made gifts that you can’t find anywhere else!

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  • The Best Ice Skating Rinks In London This Year!

    The Best Ice Skating Rinks In London This Year!

    London’s ice rinks are the perfect way to enjoy the festivities this holiday season! It’s a great day out for all the family, and is guaranteed to put a smile on everyone’s face. London does the festive season very well and ice rinks are no exception. Here are our favorite ice rinks this Christmas which we think you’ll love, too!

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  • How To Have Fun In London This Halloween

    How To Have Fun In London This Halloween

    This Halloween you will find all the spooky-inspired activities you could wish for with some of the best tours in town! Whether you are looking to be knee-deep in detective work, hear a terrifying ghost story or two, or even learn how to create a spray-painted masterpiece, here are the ways you can have fun in London this October.

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  • Gourmet Dining with the Most Brilliant Backdrop in London!

    Gourmet Dining with the Most Brilliant Backdrop in London!

    When it comes to fine dining with a scenic ambiance in London, there’s no better venue in the city than a dinner cruise along the Thames. City Cruises offers an incredible collection of Thames cruises that combine sightseeing and gourmet dining into a simply delicious experience. Find out more about the dinner cruise you won’t want to miss in London!

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  • Top Home Decor Stores On Tottenham Court Road

    Top Home Decor Stores On Tottenham Court Road

    If you’re looking to furnish your new London apartment, or searching for the most stylish home accessories, you can find all your home decor needs on Tottenham Court Road. This famous road is home to some of London’s top furniture designers and retailers, and we think you’re going to love our suggestions!

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  • London Perfect Sits Down With Charlie Marshall, Founder of Loaf in Notting Hill

    London Perfect Sits Down With Charlie Marshall, Founder of Loaf in Notting Hill

    Find out more about the design inspiration behind Loaf, one of London’s most charming furniture and home decor shops. We’ve asked founder Charlie Marshall to share about the spark for creating Loaf, as well as his insider tips for Notting Hill.

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  • Amazing January Sales In London 2017

    Amazing January Sales In London 2017

    London’s famous January Sales is the perfect time to pick up some of the best shopping bargains around! The streets are filled with eager shoppers just looking to find the deal of a lifetime, and with so many great shopping destinations around, you will definitely be spoiled for choice. And, as the US dollar has hit a 31 year high against the pound, it’s easy to see why planning a trip to London has never been more enticing!

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  • The Best Shopping Tips For London!

    The Best Shopping Tips For London!

    Last week, we posted our Super Shopping Bargains blog and had a record response! There has never been a better time in history to come to London: the world-famous sights, the food, the history, and especially, the bargain shopping! To tempt you even more, we’ve created a London Shopping Guide of some of the major shopping streets you should be visiting on your next trip!

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  • Spitalfields: A Dark History Of London’s Trendy Neighborhood

    Spitalfields: A Dark History Of London’s Trendy Neighborhood

    From being one of London’s most dangerous slums, to one of the city’s most interesting neighborhoods, the streets of Spitalfields are paved in blood, diverse cultures and some of the best places to shop and dine. Read on to discover more about this fantastic neighborhood and its world-famous history!

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  • London Inspiration – The Best Books to Read!

    London Inspiration – The Best Books to Read!

    London has too many personalities to count, but through the literature dedicated to this wonderful city we can begin to scratch the surface of the real London. Whether you’re planning a trip, have memories of your time here or are simply dreaming of buying that plane ticket one day, come visit London through literature. Here are some of our favourite books about or set in London!

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  • Top 5 Travel Tips to Get Around London

    Top 5 Travel Tips to Get Around London

    London is a beautiful city to visit, but getting around can be a little tricky for first-time visitors. To help you travel wisely while visiting all the hot spots, here are our top five tips to help you get around and navigate the Tube, buses and other transport options like a Londoner.

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  • Get Ready for 24 Hour Tube Travel in London

    Get Ready for 24 Hour Tube Travel in London

    Big news! Later this year the London Tube will have 24 hour service on Fridays and Saturdays. Perfect for catching that show in the West End and enjoying the night scene! Find out which lines and stations will be offering 24 hour service.

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  • Don’t Miss this Rare Chance to See Picasso’s Portraits!

    Don’t Miss this Rare Chance to See Picasso’s Portraits!

    For the first time in two decades, a broad range of Pablo Picasso’s groundbreaking portraits are on display in a comprehensive new exhibition – and it’s right here in London! The National Portrait Gallery’s Picasso Portraits show is insightful and moving, as it covers the depth of emotion and social influence Picasso inspired in the 20th century. Catch it before it closes!

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  • “The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined” At The Barbican

    “The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined” At The Barbican

    London has no shortage of fantastic exhibitions, and for the fashion and social history lovers, the Barbican’s latest exhibition, The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined, is one of the must-see exhibits! Spanning from the Renaissance to the present day, the exhibition incorporates a wide variety of stunning pieces, including 18th-century crinolines to 1950’s evening dresses.

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  • “A Christmas Carol” As You’ve Never Seen It Before!

    “A Christmas Carol” As You’ve Never Seen It Before!

    We’re excited to tell you about a special, one-off rendition of the beloved holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. With a star-studded West End cast and full symphony orchestra, this incredible adaptation will take place on December 19th only at the Lyric Theater in London. It’s the perfect way to kick off the holiday season!

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  • Breakfast At Tiffany’s Showing On London’s West End

    Breakfast At Tiffany’s Showing On London’s West End

    Don’t miss your chance to see the stunning theatrical production of Breakfast at Tiffany’s! This classic story, written by Truman Capote, was famously turned into one of the most successful films of all-time. It has now been brought to the West End stage with a star turn by UK music sensation, Pixie Lott.

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  • Top Ten Cozy Pubs In London

    Top Ten Cozy Pubs In London

    A visit to England is not complete without curling up in a cozy British pub with your favorite beverage. Thankfully, London is home to some of the coziest pubs you’ll ever find. We’ve picked some of our very favorites across the city that we think are just perfect for warming up after a bit of shopping and sightseeing this winter season!

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  • Dine In Comfort At Westminster Abbey’s Cellarium Cafe

    Dine In Comfort At Westminster Abbey’s Cellarium Cafe

    If you find yourself hungry during a tour of Westminster Abbey, the abbey’s very own Cellarium Cafe and Terrace is your perfect spot for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea. With its historical 13th century decor and locally sourced meals, this eatery will have you returning to the abbey on every trip!

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  • Our London Valentine’s Day Sale is Happening NOW – With 15% Discounts & Romantic Extras!

    Our London Valentine’s Day Sale is Happening NOW – With 15% Discounts & Romantic Extras!

    Ever dream of jetting off to London with your loved one for a romantic Valentine’s Day? Well, now is your perfect opportunity. London Perfect is offering up to 15% off selected apartments for all Valentine’s Day stays – plus a host of romantic extras! With London calling, it’s the perfect time to treat a loved one to the romantic getaway of a lifetime.

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  • London Short Stay Sale NOW ON!

    London Short Stay Sale NOW ON!

    What could be better than starting off the new year in style with a magical winter escape to London! For stays now through to March 3, 2017 we’re offering special deals on a selection of beautiful apartments for bookings of 3 or 4 nights. This is your chance to see the sights of London for the lowest price possible AND with the dollar so strong against the pound, it’s an opportunity not to be missed!

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  • Absolutely Charming Kensington Home for Sale

    Absolutely Charming Kensington Home for Sale

    With Kensington Gardens and Holland Park, excellent shopping and loads of historic charm, Kensington is one of the most sought-after residential neighbourhoods in London. This 3 bedroom London home for sale is set on a cute little square with a very private feeling right in the heart of Kensington.

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  • Gorgeous Mews Home for Sale in Chelsea

    Gorgeous Mews Home for Sale in Chelsea

    We are often asked for our tips on buying property in London, and we’re pleased to share them with you! We’ve teamed up with an expert search agent to highlight the best London properties on the market. First up is a remarkable 2 bedroom mews home in Chelsea. Come along and take a look!

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  • What to Look for When Buying a Property in London

    What to Look for When Buying a Property in London

    Are you searching for the perfect apartment or home to buy in London? It can be tricky to find just the right one! Here are our tips for what to look for and a helpful comparison between two properties – one that seemed nearly perfect and one that truly was!

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  • Top 10 Tips for Buying an Apartment or Home in London

    Top 10 Tips for Buying an Apartment or Home in London

    We’re often asked by friends and guests to share our tips for buying an apartment or home in London. Perhaps they’ve already been searching for properties for sale in London or sometimes they just love London and are looking for the perfect apartment they could stay in when visiting and rent out for additional income while they’re away. We love helping people find just the right property in London!

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