For stays of a day, a week, a month or a year, serviced apartments (also known in the sector as Aparthotels, corporate housing or extended stay housing) offer a spacious, flexible and cost effective alternative to restrictive hotel rooms, with an average saving of 15 - 30% on an equivalent standard hotel.    more

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December 10, 2009

Apartamentos Sandoval Madrid by Bard Vos

Recently The Apartment Service hosted a journalist from www.thetraveleditor.com for a stay in our new fully furnished and serviced apartments in Madrid, Apartamentos Sandoval. The property consists of 14 fully furnished and equipped one bedroom apartments in the heart of Madrid for stays of one week or more. The review can be read here:

http://bit.ly/e5VyFi

For more information, please feel free to get in touch.

THE APARTMENTSERVICE


July 26, 2009

Review Of Executive Roomspace Cramer House by New York Resident Writer Demetra Pappas by Bard Vos

The journalist Demetra Pappas spent a few days recently in London to write about the city. Her stay was provided by The Apartment Service. Demetra stayed in Executive Roomspace Cramer House in Marylebone and you can read her review of the property in the attached article.

Demetra Pappas review of Cramer House in The New York Resident April 2009.pdf (170.20 kb)


July 24, 2009

Robin McKelvie Reviews Executive Roomspace Howard House by Bard Vos

In November 2007 the well-known travel writer and photographer Robin Mckelvie (www.robinmckelvie.com) stayed in Executive Roomspace Howard House, one of the corporate apartments for stays of 28 nights or more, as offered by The Apartment Service. The review of his stay is attached.

Robin McKelvie reviews Executive Roomspace Howard House.pdf (1.87 mb)


July 22, 2009

Serviced Apartments In London Do Offer Value For Money by Bard Vos

A few months ago The Apartment Service was approached by the well known travel writer and photographer Robin McKelvie (www.robinmckelvie.com) for serviced apartment accommodation in London. Fortunately we could provide him with one of our most popular apartments, Executive Roomspace Cramer House in Marylebone, where he spent the night with his family. His review of his stay in our apartments is attached.

 

Robin McKelvie Reviews Serviced Apartment.pdf (510.31 kb)


July 9, 2009

Follow up to Global Serviced Apartment Industry Report by Bard Vos

In the autumn of 2008, the first Global Serviced Apartment Industry Report was published by The Apartment Service. Extracts of this report can still be read on our website: http://www.apartmentservice.com/News_Room/GSAIR08

We have now started the preparations for the follow up of this report and are looking for input from travel agents, serviced apartment operators and (corporate) clients WORLDWIDE who book serviced apartments/aparthotels etc. for their short term accommodation needs.

The participation will involve an interview with participants by the producer of the report, The Travel Intelligence Network, which can either be conducted via email with preformatted questions, or via telephone. Interviews will start early September 2009 and the report is due out early Spring 2010.

So, if you are a serviced apartment operator, a travel agent who books serviced apartment accommodation, or a (corporate) client who regularly stays in serviced apartments, please do get in touch and let your voice be heard!

Your participation will be very much appreciated and credited in the report.

For more information or to confirm your participation, please do get in touch with us, initially via email bardv@apartment.co.uk


November 15, 2008

What is a serviced apartment by Mark Harris

"The term 'Serviced Apartment' is usually positioned by operators and agents alike as an alternative to hotel accommodation for long stay leisure or business travellers."

Read the full feature here: What is a Serviced Apartment

Then please leave a comment and tell us what you think!


October 11, 2008

Tomorrow's world by Catherine Chetwynd

"Design, technology and service will be the three major features in the serviced apartment of the future, according to the pundits of the industry."

Read the full feature here: Tomorrow's World

Then please leave a comment and tell us what you think!


September 24, 2008

Ask the expert by Mike Stapley

"Frequently asked questions about serviced apartments, and how to purchase them more effectively."

Read the full feature here: Ask The ExpertApartment

Then please leave a comment and tell us what you think!


September 23, 2008

Rates Analysis by Bard Vos & Maggy Sainsbury

"After location, price is the most important influence on both corporates and agents when it comes to choosing one serviced apartment operator over another. "

Read the full feature here: Rates Analysis

Then please leave a comment and tell us what you think!


September 20, 2008

About The Apartment Service by charlie

"The corporate market has waited a long time for serviced apartments; just over 20 years in just about every region outside the USA."

Read the full feature here: TAS Rise of the Serviced Apartment

Then please leave a comment and tell us what you think!


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