Destination guide

Exciting Waterloo will entice you

Take a vacation to Waterloo and enjoy the area's museums, architecture and theater scene. Travelers to this cosmopolitan city praise the riverfront, local tours and entertainment. Royal National Theatre, Southbank Centre and Imperial War Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Waterloo

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Waterloo has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • London Dungeon (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Coca-Cola London Eye (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Sea Life London Aquarium (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • BT Tower (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • ZSL London Zoo (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Stamford Bridge Stadium (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Waterloo

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Waterloo is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sky Garden (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • South Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • St. James Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Russell Square (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Battersea Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Hyde Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Waterloo

Fly into London (LCY-London City), the closest airport, located 6.8 mi (11 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 14.8 mi (23.9 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to London Waterloo East Station or London Waterloo Station to see more of the city. You can see more of Waterloo by jumping on the metro at Southwark Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station or Lambeth North Underground Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Waterloo?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 971 vacation rentals near Waterloo. From 893 Condos/Apartments to 66 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Waterloo for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Waterloo?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Waterloo:

  • Central London: 6,707 vacation rentals
  • Kensington: 4,009 vacation rentals
  • Covent Garden: 936 vacation rentals
  • Notting Hill: 2,263 vacation rentals
  • Mayfair: 1,586 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Waterloo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Waterloo. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Leake Street: 12,008 vacation rentals
  • London (ZEP-Victoria Train Station): 12,036 vacation rentals
  • Hyde Park: 8,109 vacation rentals
  • London Bridge: 9,942 vacation rentals
  • London Paddington Station: 12,092 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Waterloo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 893 Condos/Apartments in Waterloo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Waterloo include:

  • Houses: 66 rentals available
  • Studios: 893 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Waterloo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Waterloo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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