Destination guide

The lively city of Chelsea awaits you

Come and experience Chelsea and its museums, opera and theatre scene. This city's entertainment, shopping and art draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Saatchi Gallery and Sloane Square. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Chelsea

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Chelsea a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • London Dungeon (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Stamford Bridge Stadium (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Sea Life London Aquarium (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Coca-Cola London Eye (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • BT Tower (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • ZSL London Zoo (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Chelsea

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Chelsea. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sky Garden (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • South Park (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Battersea Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Hyde Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Kensington Gardens (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • St. James Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Chelsea

The nearest airport is in London (LCY-London City), located 9.4 mi (15.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 12.2 mi (19.6 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is London Imperial Wharf Station. Catch a ride on the metro at Sloane Square Underground Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay near Chelsea?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,363 holiday rentals near Chelsea. From 1,918 Condos/Apartments to 380 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Chelsea is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Chelsea?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Chelsea:

  • Central London: 6,467 holiday homes
  • Covent Garden: 871 holiday homes
  • Kensington: 3,849 holiday homes
  • Notting Hill: 2,164 holiday homes
  • London City Centre: 6,550 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Chelsea?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Chelsea. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Royal Hospital Chelsea: 11,662 holiday rentals
  • King's Road: 11,489 holiday rentals
  • St Luke’s Church: 11,426 holiday rentals
  • The Royal Marsden Hospital: 11,417 holiday rentals
  • Chelsea Sports Centre: 11,663 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chelsea listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Chelsea?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,918 Condos/Apartments in Chelsea. Our other popular types of Chelsea holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 380 holiday houses
  • Studios: 1,942 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 3 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Chelsea?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 18 holiday homes with pool available in Chelsea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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