Serviced Apartments are basically the fully furnished apartments that are made available to the public for short term and long term stays. It includes various amenities like housekeeping and various different services for the guest and the taxes are included in the rental price itself.
These types of apartments offer the guest much like the services and amenities of a traditional hotel, but with some added convenience, space and privacy like at home. One can enjoy the feeling like living at home while travelling somewhere.
What can one expect from a serviced apartment?
• A kitchen that is fully equipped with things like a dishwasher, dryer
• One or more individual bedrooms designated as sleeping area
• Living space
• Bathroom with all the amenities
• All the latest in room technology
• All utilities like the water, electricity included
• Weekly or daily housekeeping service
This term the serviced apartments is little known and used outside the corporate business sector. The online booking sites, mostly used to offer them as one of the booking options and not under a special category. These kind of apartments give the guest the kind of home feel by offering certain facilities that may give the guests the personal feeling of staying at home. They should include along with the above mentioned facilities also access to the gym, restaurants, meeting space, and other hotel like service for making the guest feel comfortable.
This sector has an impact on leisure travel as the travelers are finding these as the cheapest and best alternatives to the high end costly hotels. These are treated as economical for longer stays, family trips. These can give you all the in house facilities and entertainment and thus allowing you to live like a local in an outer place.
These are the self contained apartments usually built within a building. There may or may not be the staff on site. The operator may offer keys on arrival to the guests or may also provide keyless entry access through smartphones as well. Guest can access a 24 hour helpline.
These are the kind of apartments that can be seen in a dedicated building. These apartments offer hotel like services with 24 hour reception.
It is basically a fully furnished house that is made available for rent or lease for a certain period of time. These kind of accommodations offer the visitors the more like a normal living, allowing them to cook, relax, plan their time as they like.