Destination guide

The lively city of Chelsea awaits you

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


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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Chelsea a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural features in Chelsea

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

  • 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

Transportation to and around Chelsea

The nearest airport is in London (LCY-London City), located 9.4 mi (15.2 km) from the city center. 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 traveling 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 around Chelsea?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,446 vacation rentals near Chelsea. From 1,995 Condos/Apartments to 386 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Chelsea for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Chelsea:

  • Central London: 6,464 vacation rentals
  • Kensington: 3,897 vacation rentals
  • Covent Garden: 866 vacation rentals
  • Notting Hill: 2,205 vacation rentals
  • Mayfair: 1,536 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 Chelsea?

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

  • Royal Hospital Chelsea: 11,587 vacation rentals
  • St Luke’s Church: 11,626 vacation rentals
  • The Royal Marsden Hospital: 11,644 vacation rentals
  • Chelsea Sports Centre: 11,635 vacation rentals
  • Royal Brompton Hospital: 11,634 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Chelsea?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,995 Condos/Apartments in Chelsea. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Chelsea include:

  • Houses: 386 rentals available
  • Studios: 2,017 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Chelsea?

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

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