Destination guide

Vibrant Waterloo will entice you

Take a holiday to Waterloo and enjoy the area's museums, architecture and theatre scene. Travellers 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 trip with friends, holiday 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport options to and around Waterloo

Fly into London (LCY-London City), the closest airport, located 6.8 mi (11 km) from the city centre. 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Waterloo?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 862 holiday lettings around Waterloo. From 778 flats & apartments to 784 studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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

  • City of Westminster: 4,184 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Tower Hamlets: 1,282 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Southwark: 3,398 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Lambeth: 6,460 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Islington: 6,215 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Waterloo? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Waterloo. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • London Eye: 7,584 holiday lettings
  • St. Thomas' Hospital: 10,849 holiday lettings
  • Florence Nightingale Museum: 10,839 holiday lettings
  • Southbank Centre: 10,819 holiday lettings
  • London Waterloo Station: 10,794 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Waterloo listed on 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 Flats in Waterloo?

Yes, of course. offers 778 Flats in Waterloo. Our other popular types of Waterloo holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 784 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 62 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations

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 Waterloo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Waterloo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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