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Pros and Cons of staying in an Apart' Hotel when compared to a Hotel

Wuhan is the capital and most populous city of the Hubei Province of China. Often referred to as the 'Chicago of China', this city is a popular tourist destination and is home to many tourist attractions and iconic landmarks. Accommodation is offered to tourists in a range of hotels, as well as in serviced apartment Wuhan in apart' hotels like Citadines ZhuanKou Wuhan. One of the common questions that tourists and travels ask is; what are the pros and cons of staying in an apart' hotel when compared to a ho

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Living space

Living space

Apart’ hotels usually offer a great living space. Most luxury apartments have a spacious living & dining area, separate bedroom and en suite bathrooms. Hence, you can feel right at home, and have your own private work space and living space. Apartments also allow you to host guests or have meetings, which is an added advantage.

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Dining

Dining

Most apartments of Apart’ Hotels have kitchens and many modern appliances. Thus, costs of eating out or ordering food from a hotel can be easily curbed. These features, combined with the spaciousness of the apartment, really give it a ‘home away from home’ feeling which is not often found in hotel rooms.

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Cost

Cost

Usually, apartments are cheaper than hotel rooms. Furthermore, most apart’ hotels have a range of apartments ranging from simple to lavish, so you can find an apartment that suits your budget. The combination of cheap prices and the privacy offered by a serviced apartment make staying at an Apart’ Hotel a very reasonable deal.

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Amenities

Amenities

Apart’ Hotels offer lots of amenities and conveniences like WIFI internet access, housekeeping services and washing machines & dryers. Thus, you basically can carry out most of your day to day activities in the confines of your serviced apartment at an Apart’ Hotel. This feature is a hit amongst those who value their privacy.

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Service

Service

The service may not be as great as staying at a hotel. Of course certain high end residences do have many amenities and conveniences, but on average, an Apart’ Hotel generally lacks the high quality service you would expect to see in hotels.

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Guests

Guests

While hotels are great for hosting people, Apart’ Hotels are not as great if you do not want to host them at your apartment. A hotel generally has many restaurants, lounges and bars which are excellent for meetings and hosting people. An Apart’ Hotel may have a restaurant or a lounge, but will not be of the same quality of that of a hotel.

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Activities

Activities

Hotels will almost always have many leisure activities and facilities for its guests. While Apart’ Hotels do have swimming pools and saunas, it is only at high end residences that would not have sports facilities, excursions and other leisure facilities.

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Security deposits

Security deposits

Apart’ Hotels will almost always require a security deposit. Certain hotels also require it, but it is not the norm in hotels. In Apart’ Hotels, however, it is the norm and must be paid up in cash. Credit cards are generally not accepted, so it does take a bit of pre-planning before staying at an Apart-Hotel.