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CitiRental Car & Van Rental in Swiss Cottage

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We provide easy, flexible & affordable car and van hire services from our premises in Swiss Cottage, London. Get an instant price and book online via the form, or simply give us a call! Learn more about the vibrant Swiss Cottage area below with our 5 interesting facts about the area!

CitiRental Swiss Cottage Car & Van Hire Services

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Swiss Cottage Car Hire

At CitiRental we offer a wide range of cars to rent, from hatchback to SUVs. Our rates start from just £24.14 per day which makes us one of the most affordable car rental companies in the area.

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Swiss Cottage Van Hire

We have a variety of vans available for rental, from transit to LWB, which makes CitiRental the convenient choice for most requirements. Browse our selection of vans available from our premises via the button below, or give us a call.

Experienced Car & Van Hire Specialists

At CitiRental, we bring over 35 years of expertise to the forefront of the car and van hire industry. We strive to offer our customers a reliable, fairly priced, and hassle-free service.

With a focus on efficiency, we understand the value of your time and aim to provide a quick and seamless experience. At CitiRental, we believe in more than just transportation; we’re dedicated to delivering peace of mind on the road, ensuring that your journey is as smooth as possible. Get in touch today for discuss your car or van requirements! 

Industry Experts

We have over 35 years of experience in the car & van rental business in North London, so you can be confident in our service meeting your requirements.

Fair Pricing

With car rental prices starting from just £24.14 per day, we are without doubt one of the cheapest providers around St John's Wood, London.

Ease of Booking

Car hire, when done with inexperienced firms, can become a bit of a headache. We use our experience to ensure that the process is as easy as possible.

5 Facts About Swiss Cottage, North London

Nestled in the midst of London’s hustle and bustle, Swiss Cottage stands out with its mix of history and modernity. Named after a Swiss chalet-style building that once graced the area, Swiss Cottage has evolved into a hub of culture and convenience.

From the renowned Roundhouse, hosting everything from concerts to theatre, to the scenic views atop Primrose Hill, Swiss Cottage offers a diverse experience. Here are 5 interesting facts about the area that CitiRental calls home!

How did Swiss Cottage Get It's Name?

As far back as 1830 a Tavern named Swiss Cottage stood on its present site at the junctions of Avenue Road, Finchley Road and Eton Avenue. The junction and its immediate vicinity were named Swiss Cottage after the tavern which later became a pub when it was purchased by one of its many previous owners. CitiRental has been based close to the pub for many years which provided a welcome after hours ‘watering hole’ in the summer months for our staff!

The Odeon Building

Built in 1936, the design and appearance of the Swiss Cottage Odeon was intended to be similar to many other Odeon and Gaumont cinemas around the UK. The design accomplished what the architects intended, to be landmark cinema standing out from the surround buildings. This cinema cost £58,000 to build (£9 million in today’s money) with seating for over 2,000 cinema goers. The Swiss Cottage Odeon remains, externally, unaltered since it was built. CitiRental use it as a landmark telling customers “We are next door to the Odeon cinema”

Swiss Cottage Library

This is possibly one of London’s most iconic buildings. Designed by Sir Basil Spence; Swiss Cottage Library was opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 10 NOV 1964 and remarkably took only about 18 months to build due to its modular construction. Also included on the same site is the Swiss Cottage sports centre. Citi Rental use the library as a location aid telling customers “We are opposite the Swiss Cottage Library”

Swiss Cottage Leisure Centre

Boasting 2 swimming pools (one Olympic size) and one of the largest gyms in London, Swiss Cottage leisure centre is built on two floors together with a large selection of classes from Acrobatics to Zumba.

The leisure centre shares the same site as Swiss Cottage Library and is located opposite CitiRental. The centre is close to the tube station for easy access from all areas.

Regency Car Park

Regency Car Park is located opposite the library and is notable for being the only car park in Swiss Cottage and the penultimate one before the Congestion Zone. It shares facilities with other notable businesses such as ourselves, Kar Dok and United Leasing. Built below the grade II listed Regency Lodge, it has two entrances: One on Avenue Road and the other on Finchley Road, both next door to the Odeon Cinema.

Car & Van Rental Directions to CitiRental

On our other location guides we give some information here on directions (eg St John’s Wood to CitiRental), but since we are located in Swiss Cottage, and it’s a relatively small area, it’s probably better to focus on some general information that might be useful: Rest assured that getting to CitiRental is fairly straightforward. There are several bus routes, and then there is of course the Swiss Cottage underground station (on the Jubilee line) which is just a moment’s walk from our premises.

CitiRental Car Hire Location

Located in Regency Car Park next door to Swiss Cottage Odeon Cinema, opposite the Swiss Cottage library.

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If you have any questions or concerns about any of our rental services in and around Swiss Cottage, get in touch! We will be happy to help you in any way that we can.

Steps to book

There are a couple of way to book. You can either book online via the button below, or you can just simply give us a call on 0207 722 6666 and we will sort out the booking for you. 

Docs & Pick Up Notes

Before you come to collect your vehicle, make sure that you have all of the required documents! You can find out more on our Pick up notes page, or give us a call.

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Simply fill out the form below to view our full range of available vehicles & prices for your desired date & duration. Then just select the vehicle you’d like to reserve and secure your booking in one click!