Finding the right holiday accommodation doesn’t have to be hard, but the negative myths that are often perpetuated about certain types of accommodation do not help. A high amount of misinformation is often spread about short stay serviced apartments which ‘are only good for large groups’ or ‘do not offer value when you are on a short stay’. With this problem in mind, we have compiled a list of some of the main myths about short stay serviced apartments.
- ‘Short stay serviced apartments are not cost-effective’
When it comes to cost, the idea that short stay serviced apartments are always an expensive choice is a frankly absurd one; mainly due to the fact that it entirely depends on the specifications of the property you chose. Of course, a serviced apartment with a lot of bedrooms in Central London is going to be pretty costly, however, choosing a basic serviced apartment in a less expensive area will help you stay well within your budget.
- ‘There are not enough serviced apartments to meet demand’
This myth has been well and truly debunked. Online platforms like Airbnb and other booking sites are encouraging others to turn their spare apartments into serviced accommodation as a way of earning extra income. A quick Google search will turn up a large number of short stay serviced apartments no matter what area you are searching in.
- ‘You have no privacy with a serviced apartment’
Many people feel that if they book a serviced apartment over a hotel they will have to compromise on the privacy they get in terms of proximity to other guests. However as previously stated, the large variety in options on the market means you can easily find a large serviced apartment that can give you the privacy you are looking for.
- ‘Short stay serviced apartments are dull’
The last main myth about serviced apartments is that they are dull. However, if you find a short stay serviced apartment that you and your travelling party like, The extra communal living spaces will give you time to chill out, socialize, and generally have a good time. Equally, there are plenty of serviced apartments out there with pools, Jacuzzis and steam rooms to keep you entertained.
Do not be put off the idea of booking a serviced apartment for your next trip
The previous 4 points are only some of the main myths that are out there concerning short stay serviced apartments. If you use the right booking sites and find a serviced apartment with plenty of reviews and photos you can be sure you have chosen accommodation that will complement rather than detract from your holiday.