London to Oxford… A day trip!

Today we bring you a day trip to Oxford, another great City to visit from London in just shy of an hour! Known for the famous Oxford University, and a host of other great things that you may not have known about… Getting there From London Paddington, you can get the train to Oxford in […]

London to Cambridge… A day trip!

We’ve all heard of the University City of Cambridge, and if you’re on a trip in London for some time, we highly suggest taking a day trip to Cambridge… If we’re really honest, it’s best visited in the warmer months so you can take advantage of the river and outdoor bars alongside. If you get […]

London to Brighton… A day trip!

The London to Brighton Day Trip is probably the most obvious choice when looking for a day out to the sea side, but there’s a reason for that! In just a 2 hour drive or a 1h, 34min train journey, you can go from city to coast in the time it takes you to decide […]

10 Best views in London

As the title suggests, were bringing you our top 10 of the best views London has to offer… Whether you’re here on a holiday or just a Londoner looking for some inspiration, even if you have a tight budget, you’ve come to the right place! The Shard: Undoubtedly the highest viewpoint in London. If you’re […]

London’s best parks

London’s parks come alive in the summertime, from sunbathers to group games, everyone is out enjoying the sun… Here’s our selection of London’s best parks, you might want to try and visit them all. (Don’t forget your SPF)! Hyde Park London’s most famous Royal park, with millions of visitors each year; home to the Serpentine, […]

Best ways to spend a wet weather day in London

We all know that summer here in the UK wouldn’t be summer without the obligatory downpours! Here are our best picks for things to do when the wet weather strikes, because let’s be honest, it’s a given! Barbican Conservatory The second biggest conservatory in London is not known by many, but this hidden gem is […]

10 Amazing things to do this summer in London

We all just love the British summer, however short it may be! So, for anyone visiting for the first time, or, if you just fancy trying something new, take a peek below at our 10 picks for things to do in London this summer… Have a BBQ in the park! Please note that not all […]

London Wine Week

As London Wine Week kicked off this week, we thought it would be a good idea to come up with some great London wine bars, so if you’re staying with us, why not check them out? Whether that be all, or some, is entirely up to you… M Wine Store  is the place to go if you […]

Win a Father’s Day Weekend Break for Two with Supercity Aparthotels!

Supercity Aparthotels do Father’s Day! This Father’s Day we’re giving away a Super City weekend break for two in one of our LONDON aparthotels, plus loads of dad treats… The winner can show their dad just how much they’re appreciated with a complimentary haircut & beard trim at Unisex & Lifestyle Barbers, Barber Streisand, Brunch […]

London Cocktails

To celebrate National Fruit Cocktail Day, we’ve come up with our top picks for cocktails in London! If you like your fruit with alcohol,  served over ice read on… Dirty Martini  With a new total of 7 venues across London; all perfectly located in business hubs, it’s a great spot for after work drinks and with […]

Supercity Aparthotels appoint Clair Coates as Head of Sales

  Clair Coates joins Supercity Aparthotels as Head of Sales. She joins us as we prepare for growth – from 91 suites to 203 in the next 18 months, with new locations in London and Brighton. ‘We are delighted to have Clair join the team at Supercity Aparthotels. The experience she brings will be hugely beneficial for […]

Breakfast in London

Sunday mornings are the best in London, especially with countless options for a fantastic breakfast! We’ve selected our favourite hot spots to try whilst staying with (or without) us in London… The Riding House Cafe  on Great Titchfield Street offers a great Sunday brunch from 12:00-16:00 including everything you could ever want, from smoothies to kedgeree! […]

6 Things you didn’t know about Templeton Place…

There are some things we thought we’d share with you about our lovely Templeton Place; good to know if you’re staying with us! For more interesting facts or places of interest nearby, please speak to one of our friendly team at reception! Templeton Place first opened its doors in Spring 2008. Templeton Place has our […]

6 Things you didn’t know about The Rosebery…

There are some things you didn’t know, but should know about The Rosebery, especially if you’re staying with us, or even work in the Clerkenwell / Farringdon area. You can also speak to one of our fantastic team for more interesting facts or places of interest nearby! The Drunken Butler, an amazing restaurant concept is opening […]

#SupercityMum – Tell us why your MUM is SUPER and WIN a CITY break!

#SupercityMum – Tell us why your MUM is SUPER and WIN a CITY break! WIN A Luxury Weekend Break for Two PLUS Treats worth over £500! To be in with a chance of winning this super prize, simply enter the competition on the link below and head on over to our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages […]

Easter in London

As always, London has a host of events at Easter time and we have chosen our top picks for you. If you’re staying with us, all of the events listed below are within easy reach of our Aparthotels, by tube, bus or on foot and our friendly team may also have a few of their […]

The Benefits of a Good Night’s Sleep

Today is the launch of National Bed Month, organised by The Sleep Council… The Perfect excuse to let you all know how SUPER our beds at Supercity are! We get so many comments and reviews from our guests about how comfy our beds are to sleep in- even some of our team have bought one […]

A Day in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea… Home to Templeton Place and many other wonderful attractions! We have come up with a list of the best things to see in the Royal Borough. If you’re staying with us at Templeton Place, use this as your guide to the local attractions. Shopping! With Sloane Square, Harrods […]

Random Acts of Kindness

Friday 17th February 2017 marks ‘Random Acts of Kindness Day’ and we’ll be showing the love to all of our guests at The Rosebery and Templeton Place! With kindness in mind, we’ve put our heads together and come up with some easy ways that you can be kind today… Hold the door open for someone Give […]

Supercity Aparthotels set to open fourth London aparthotel in 2017

Late summer 2017 serviced apartment specialists, Supercity Aparthotels are set to open a 35,000 sq.ft Chancery Lane site, adding to their existing portfolio of three London aparthotels – The Rosebery in Clerkenwell and two Earls Court properties; Templeton Place and Nevern Place. The Chronicle, as it will be known, is in a prime position for […]

Supercity Aparthotels add Brighton property to aparthotel portfolio

In a move to grow their business into prime UK markets, serviced apartment specialists, Supercity Aparthotels have purchased a 26,372 sq. ft city centre site in Brighton, adding to their current portfolio of three London aparthotels. The location, which was the former site of Brighton’s ice-skating rink will boast 59 apartments and a restaurant, across […]

No January Blues Around Here!

Fear not, we’ve come up with 10 tips to keep you from falling into the ‘January blues’ If you’re already there, you need to read on… Tip one: The quickest way to lifting your mood is laughter. Make sure you take some time out of your day to laugh a little, not only does it make […]

Our Guide to the Sales

If you’re thinking of heading to this year’s Boxing Day sales, make sure you take a look at our tips below to ensure your shopping trip is a success! You’ll thank us later… Tip one: Have a Plan. What destination are you heading to? Indoor shopping centres, such as Westfield, Brent Cross, Bluewater and Lakeside […]

London’s Scariest Attractions

Spending time with us this Halloween? We list below our picks of London’s Scariest attractions. We will not take responsibility for tears, hysteria or cardiac arrests! These attractions run all year round (except Fright Night at Thorpe Park), so don’t fret if you can’t make it for October 31st. The London Dungeon You can’t have […]

Welcome to Autumn

Got the summer blues? Fear not, we at Supercity have listed some of our favourite things about Autumn. Hopefully by the end of this post you will be welcoming the new season with open arms. Joanna, our Sales and Revenue Manager has just renewed her Kew Gardens membership and loves how the leaves change colour this […]

London’s Top 5 Rooftop Bars…

… A must visit for great views and great drinks. Go whilst we have some (ahem) Summer left! Radio Rooftop Bar In our opinion, the swankiest of the lot! Be prepared to pay £14 for a cocktail and if you want to make a table reservation they charge £70 minimum spend per person for 2 hours. […]

Things to do in London this August

If you’re staying with us this month, make sure you take a look at our Top 5 London events over the Summer. The BFG Dream Jar Trail  London’s Streets are filled with giant dream jars to celebrate Roald Dahl’s 100th Birthday, The BFG movie release and to raise money for Save the Children. Great for kids […]

Introducing Fred, our new General and Operations Manager!

What’s the best thing about working at Supercity Aparthotels so far? Supercity is a very vibrant brand with a great people culture and lots of lovely ladies and gentlemen working alongside- this is what makes it a special place to be in.  What does a typical day involve? Every day is different but typically it […]

London Music Festival Guide

If you’re staying with us over the summer (lucky you), we have put together a list of music festivals for all tastes within easy reach of Templeton Place and The Rosebery. British Summer Time Held on the first two weekends of July in Hyde Park. Lineups include Take That, Florence and the Machine, Stevie Wonder […]

A Lunchtime on Leather Lane

In case you were overwhelmed with the food choices around The Rosebery in Clerkenwell, we asked everyone at Supercity HQ what their favourite food stall was on Leather Lane to help make your choice a little easier: Chillango This is a firm favourite of Fred’s, our General and Operations Manager. “Chillango stands out for me- great variety […]

London’s Best Historical Pubs

See our picks of London’s best historical pubs, brimming with character and English charm all within easy reach of our aparthotels. Why not go on a mini pub tour and see them all… The Cross Keys, 31 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9BA This very distinctive pub has a very striking foliage facade. This […]

Interview with Alexis, Chief Executive

For this week’s blog post, we interviewed Supercity’s Chief Executive, Alexis, and we were eager to know all the wonderful things she would say about her staff….!! What’s the best thing about Supercity Aparthotels? Definitely my colleagues – I couldn’t ask for a better team. What does your typical day at work involve? I’m definitely not a […]

Spring, Spring, Spring!

With each extra half hour of evening light, our enthusiasm grows for the first flushes of spring. Soon to be gone are the hefty extra layers and weekends spent holing up in a Netflix spiral; it’s almost time to get back outdoors! Here is our comprehensive guide to the best events coming up this spring. We’ll […]

Party, party, party!

We rounded off another fantastic year at Supercity with our annual Christmas party! The Santa hats were on, the tables were adorned with sparkles and tasty treats and the drinks flowed as we danced all night (okay, until 10pm!) to the sounds of the wonderful John Adams – and the occasional cheesy Christmas tune! We captured the […]

Christmas in London!

In spite of the grey weather and dark nights, London truly comes alive at Christmas. There are hundreds of different events to choose from; from markets and pop ups to one off theatre shows and themed dining. The options are endless – and since we know you’ve got Christmas cake to bake and stockings to […]

Christmas Shopping, Shopping, Shopping!

Planning a Christmas shopping trip to London? Book a suite in one of our luxurious aparthotels and then check out the guide below for the best areas to pick up all your gifts this… Oxford Street/Regent Street/Bond Street/Carnaby Street If you go to just one place for your Christmas shopping, make it Oxford Street. It […]

One walk, five guaranteed places of interest: The Rosebery

Exit left as you leave the lobby of The Rosebery – perhaps picking up a coffee to-go from Printworks Kitchen on the way –and walk until you reach Laystall Street. Take a left and when you hit Clerkenwell Road, take another slight left. As you head down the street, reflect for a moment on Clerkenwell’s […]

Printworks Kitchen: New late openings!

Our café at The Rosebery, Printworks Kitchen, has been the perfect go-to for speedy breakfasts and delicious lunches for nine months now – and what a nine months it has been! With a constantly changing menu full of fresh salads, succulent sandwiches and indulgent cakes and bakes, it’s truly worthy of the much used moniker, […]

Olympia, Olympia, Olympia!

Kensington Olympia is London’s premier exhibition and conference space, hosting a huge variety of trade and public shows. Opened in December 1886 as the National Agricultural Hall, over its 126 year history it has undergone many architectural changes as well as playing host to some seminal events such as the first Ideal Homes Show in […]

Beauty, Beauty, Beauty!

There’s truly nothing better, for mind and body alike, than a little TLC. Whether it’s a speedy manicure to get you looking boardroom ready or a luxurious massage after a hard days sightseeing (!), we’ve rounded up our favourite beauty salons for a spot of pampering whilst you’re staying at The Rosebery. Haven’t visited Exmouth […]

August, August, August!

Can’t believe it’s August already? Neither can we! Before we pack away the shorts, parasols and Pina Coladas, it’s time to take one last big bite out of summer. Check out our selection below of the best London happenings in August. Now where was that picnic basket…? If you’ve been entranced by the gorgeous photos […]

Introducing Camelia, Housekeeping Manager

At Supercity Aparthotels, it’s Camelia who keeps all our Housekeeping services running smoothly. Quiet and capable, herself and her Housekeeping team have the highest of standards and do a fantastic job of keeping everything sparkling clean. We spoke to her to find out a little bit more… What’s the best thing about working at Supercity Aparthotels? The […]

One walk, Five Guaranteed Places of Interest: Templeton Place

Leave Templeton Place, head to Earls Court Road and turn north until you hit Kensington High Street. Take a right and stroll along this great shopping street until you reach Kensington Palace via the park on your left. There you can explore the State Apartments, visit the stunning ‘Fashion Rules’ Exhibition and wander through the […]

Apps, apps, apps!

From boarding cards on mobile phones to online check-ins, technology has revolutionised the way we travel. Every day new apps are created that aid a multitude of travel issues from packing to translation, so we’ve rounded up the freshest and most indispensable ones that will make your next trip a breeze. Before you embark on […]

Blogs, blogs, blogs!

If you’re planning your next trip to London, step away from the hefty travel guides and head online. The blogosphere is full of some of the best and most up-and-coming collections of news and reviews in your destination. Check out our pick of the best London travel blogs and start planning an envy-inducing trip. Melting […]

Introducing Sefu, PPM & Maintenance Coordinator

For all maintenance needs at Supercity Aparthotels, Sefu is on hand to coordinate the maintenance team in collaboration with the General and Operations Manager. Calm and collected, he deals with all issues seamlessly and is a friendly face around the Aparthotel. We asked him a few questions to find out a little more about his time […]

Shopping, shopping, shopping!

Clerkenwell has great accommodation (of course), delicious restaurants and fantastic bars but did you know there are some excellent places for shopping around The Rosebery? We’ve narrowed down our favourites for when we need a spot of retail therapy… If you’re looking for gifts, check out ‘In with the Old’ on Exmouth Market where you […]

Outside, outside, outside

With the arrival of sunny London days, we’re all desperate to get outdoors and enjoy the beautiful weather. When you’re tired of sunbathing and bored with the pub, check out our picks for the best outdoor activities in the upcoming months. Take a wander around Chelsea Physic Garden and visit the brand new World Woodland […]

Gym, Gym, Gym!

If you’re staying at The Rosebery and would like to keep up, restart, or make entirely new fitness goals; book a session with our resident Personal Trainer, James Kahan of Beyond Fitness. We asked him to sit still for five minutes to ask him some questions and find out more… Okay, let’s get started with […]

Printworks, Printworks, Printworks!

If you’ve stayed at The Rosebery recently, you may have noticed our brand new eatery, Printworks Kitchen. We interviewed managers Catherine Rose and Danielle Brown to find out more… We’re very excited to see the opening of Printworks Kitchen! Can you tell us a little more about it and what makes it special? We both […]

Website, website, website!

This week sees the launch of our brand new website. A labour of love for the past few months, we have tinkered, tweaked and edited to make it more informative, visual and accessible, so you can find all the info you need in record time. So what’s new? Each of our aparthotel pages included an […]

Radios, Radios, Radios

If you’ve stayed at Templeton Place recently, you may have noticed the stylish radios in your suite, the new Ruark R1. We spoke to Richard McKinney at Ruark Radios for a brief insight into this multi award winning British brand. A family owned British company, Ruark have been making world-class loudspeakers for over thirty years. […]

Introducing Aroa, Receptionist at The Rosebery

If you’ve stayed at The Rosebery recently, you may have already met the latest addition to our fabulous Front of House Team: Aroa! Polite and efficient, she is a pleasure to deal with, so we thought we’d ask a few questions to find out a little more about her… What’s the best thing about working […]

Drink, drink, drink!

When staying at a Supercity aparthotel, we like to let you know the best places to eat, drink and be merry. After a long day at the office – and with the festive season in full swing – there is nothing better than stopping off for a drink with a friend or colleague before retiring […]

Supercity’s Top Packing Tips

You’ve picked the destination, scoured the travel brochures and booked the tickets, but before you dig out your suitcase, read our top packing tips. Seventy percent of luggage is black, so distinguishing your case with a bright tag can be invaluable when you’re at the carousel. However, they can easily become detached. Make sure you […]

Supercity’s Earls Court Secrets

Earls Court is one of the most popular places to visit in London, but with such a rich history, tourists and residents alike rarely know all its secrets. Here are our top four facts about the area that you may not know…! Earls Court has been home to a huge variety of celebrities and public […]

Supercity Aparthotel’s Top Five ways to fill hungry tums at home

Feeling peckish? We’ve rounded up the best ways to dine in with our online shopping picks. If you’re nourishing yourself from within, why not try giving Abel & Cole’s boxes a go? Choose from fruit and vegetable, juicing, meat or even whole recipes and they will deliver the freshest produce straight to your door. Want […]

Supercity’s London Diary: September Picks

Autumn’s almost upon us – but don’t despair! we’ve found the best activities in September to keep you entertained. Be one of the first to see Fatboy Slim’s roof raising musical on the life of Filipina First Lady Imela Marcos in ‘Here Lies Love’ at the National Theatre from 30th September. Bring your dancing shoes […]

Top UK design event comes to Earls Court

100% Design is the UK’s leading contemporary design event and this year it’s celebrating its 20th anniversary with a stand-out exhibition at the Earls Court Centre. This is a must-see for interior enthusiasts, especially those staying at nearby Templeton Place or Nevern Place. With hundreds of product launches from both established and up-and-coming designers, the […]

London’s hottest new restaurants

Whether entertaining clients, wooing a loved one, or having a reunion with friends, London has a vast range of restaurants to suit all occasions and budgets. Here are some of our favourite new openings, all just a hop, skip and jump away from Supercity Aparthotels. Foxlow is the little brother to famed steakhouse chain Hawksmoor, […]

Supercity Aparthotels’ top five recommendations this August

With Summer in full swing, we’ve pulled together our favourite events for the upcoming month. If you’re looking for a break from the usual tourist attractions, the Alternative London Tour offers an intimate view into East London – its culture and creativity. Starting and ending near the famous vintage market Spitalfields, just a stone’s throw […]

The Hottest Exhibitions in London this Summer

The National Portrait Gallery, Tate Modern and The Serpentine – just a handful of art galleries London is famous for. Along with impressive permanent displays, each has temporary exhibitions that attract visitors from around the world. Below are five of our favourites, which should give you some inspiration when you feel like being cultural in […]

Introducing Melisa, Hotel Manager at The Rosebery

Looking after The Rosebery, Melisa ensures the property is running smoothly and our guests are well looked after. Melisa has been with the team for five years; here she tells us what it’s like working at Supercity Aparthotels – we’re delighted she loves it as much as we love her! What’s the best thing about working […]

Clerkenwell Design Week – celebrating creativity and design

Clerkenwell is home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet. So it’s no wonder this design hub is celebrated each year with Clerkenwell Design Week. From 22nd to 24th May, Clerkenwell will showcase leading UK and international design brands and companies with a series of events, pop-up […]

The .IT Wine Bar & Café

Unlike most aparthotels, we’re lucky enough to share our building with a trendy Italian wine bar. .IT Wine Bar & Cafe serves gorgeous Italian wines, accompanied by delicious plates of food from its traditional delicatessen. Not just a tipple and a bite to eat, it also showcases pieces from Italian designers – a great opportunity […]

Live like a local in Earl’s Court

Both Templeton Place and Nevern Place are based in the beautiful and tranquil area of Earl’s Court. The area is characterised by its Georgian homes, as well as the Art Deco exhibition centre. Here are some of our local hotspots: Grab your caffeine fix at Fernandez & Wells, the perfect pit-stop if you’re planning to […]

Live like a local in Clerkenwell

The Rosebery is located in the heart of buzzing Clerkenwell, which boasts a huge variety of restaurants, shops, bars and pubs. We thought we’d share our favourites so you know where to go when staying in our luxury suites. Grab a freshly roasted coffee at Workshop Coffee, the perfect place to unwind with a good […]

New artwork dazzles at The Rosebery

We have a broad range of eclectic artwork in all our aparthotels. This week, we’d like to share details of two new pieces, which we’re featuring in the reception of The Rosebery. Firstly, Korean artist Mari Kim’s Marie Antoinette is a vibrant addition. A playful piece with a lenticular effect; as you walk past, Marie […]

Supercity Aparthotels supports Crisis at Christmas

We like to do our bit for charities, whether it’s donating replaced pillows and towels, or offering rooms for important causes. One charity that particularly stands out for us is Crisis, so last month, for the second year running, we supported Crisis at Christmas by donating 10 rooms free-of-charge to volunteers. Being centrally located, our […]

Hot off the press…

We are really proud of some press reviews we’ve had in the last few months and wanted to share… http://www.businesstraveller.com/news/supercity-rosebery-aparthotel-now-open http://www.hoteldesigns.net/industrynews/news_12165.html http://www.kiphakes.com/2013/08/chilling-out-at-the-rosebery-supercity-aparthotel.html http://www.lussorian.com/luxury/comments/supercity-aparthotels-the-rosebery-reviewed/2013-09-11/ http://thelondonsinner.com/supercity-aparthotel-rosebery-avenue-ec1/ Reviews like these make it all worthwhile!

A freebee for your thoughts…

Calling on all ‘Friends of Supercity’… …share your thoughts on your Supercity experience and our favourite will receive a 2 night complimentary stay at one of our fabulous Aparthotels. Send us a snappy sentence via Facebook, Twitter, email or carrier pigeon by the 15th October 2013. Terms and Conditions Apply  

Flame, flame, flame…

The Olympic flame passed within a third of a mile of us today; paraded through the leafy streets of Kensington and Chelsea, it rested briefly on the steps of the open air theatre in Holland Park, less than 5 minutes walk from Templeton and Nevern Place. Unfortunately, we forgot that this was happening until just […]

Blog, blog, blog…

So, in our infinite wisdom we have decided to start a blog to support our brand spanking new, shiny website.  You’re going to be hearing from all kinds of characters about all kinds of things! If you’re reading this then you’ve already found our new website (designed by our great friends at Unreal) which we’re […]

Olympics, Olympics, Olympics

News Flash! The Olympics are coming to London and where better to stay than in our Aparthotels. Although the majority of the Games are taking place in the much-hyped Olympic Village, we’ve got a lot going on right here in West London. Within walking distance of Templeton Place you’ve got the volleyball at Earls Court […]