Leicester Square is one of the most famous places in London and attracts thousands of tourists every day. The Square is located between Piccadilly Circus, Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square. The closest tube stations are Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus. The area is crowded with restaurants and theatres and is without any doubt the busiest place in London. As such, very few londonders choose to settle in this area.
You will find accommodation to rent a few streets away from Leicester square, sometimes in fairly quiet and narrow streets. However, you need to be prepared to pay a high rent or share with a few people (even sometimes for a very small room). The area around Leicester square is particularly attractive for tourists looking for flats to rent for a few weeks or professionals settling down in short rent flats and who wish to be centrally located.
Borough: London borough of the City of Westminster
Nearest underground station: Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly lines), Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo and Piccadilly lines) & Covent Garden (Piccadilly line)