Apartment rentals: Affordable city
considering a city break, renting an apartment is usually
an affordable and good-value option.
mid-range apartment in most cities, you will pay about
the same per night as for a standard double room in
a three or four star hotel, even though the added benefits
of privacy, self-catering facilities and more space.
apartment is a flat in which you tend to your own needs
in your own way. It offers you all the modern conveniences
of home and kitchen provides you with the leisure to
cook or prepare snacks at any time. You can wake up
in the morning at your leisure, make your own coffee
or tea and lounge around.
living in a neighborhood in a foreign country as a part
of the local life. You are experiencing the life, culture
and economy of the country and people.
Apartment rental vs Barcelona Hotel
save money renting an apartment. Not many other tourists
think of staying in a holiday apartment while the high
demand for hotel rooms has pushed up its rates.
- It can
be easier to find available accommodation in an apartment
during the peak holiday seasons when most of the hotel
rooms are booked up.
will also be able to find apartments in Barcelona locations
that are difficult or too expensive to find a hotel
e.g. the beach area.
there are more than 2 people in your group you will
save even more as the average apartment will cost less
than the price of a double room in a hotel.
in an apartment can work particularly well for families.
Instead of all being holed up in one bedroom, as is
normally the case in a hotel, adults and children can
sleep in separate rooms. Having a sitting-room means
that the children have somewhere to play during the
day if they get tired of sightseeing. It also means
that you have somewhere to relax in the evenings after
they have gone to bed.
have a landlord to contact if you need assistance.
the downside? I guess the downside of staying in an
apartment is that you have to be your own concierge,
ticket agent and cook.
find your apartment
internet is full of agencies with detailed information
on reserving properties.Guidebooks contain the names
and addresses of agencies booking hliday apartments.
The government tourist offices also use to have that
the area you want to visit and decide where you do not
want to stay, e.g. if there is a high-crime area or
an expensive area. Check maps to see if the area has
ready access to the subway, buses, and train stations.
If you plan to rent a car be sure there is parking nearby.
a list of what you need to make yourself comfortable:
internet, washing machine, diswasher, dryer.. Remember:
The more appliances you need, the more you will have
to pay for the apartment.
information on several apartments before making your
try it, a stay in a holiday apartment will surely prove
to be the best vacation you ever have.
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