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Why Should You Choose Serviced Apartment Over Hotel?

Hey there fellow travellers!

Are you planning a trip to Norwich this year?

Well, if you are, then you might want to consider choosing an accommodation over a hotel. In 2023, more and more travellers are opting for accommodations, such as serviced apartments, over hotels, and for good reason.

Let's dive into some of the reasons why choosing an accommodation might be the best decision you'll make on your trip to Norwich.

2020 had brought in a trend of 80% of the vacationers preferring staycations with 4.3 star rating 📈 over a hotel with 4.2 star rating for their home amenities and the local, authentic experience that they offer.

👷‍♀🧳When it comes to HR shelling out for finding a workcation for their employees, an accommodation with work-friendly environment is their obvious pocket friendly, as well as a safe choice for their team amidst the pandemic.

📊 In general, 80% of those visiting Europe would prefer an accommodation over a hotel keeping in mind - the hygiene factors, self-cooking facility and the flexibility of booking.

🏖️When it's a trip with your loved ones - privacy, safety and security becomes your prime choice. An accomodation gives you a sense of ownership and a feeling that the entire home is yours - a home away from home

🤫It's never noisy like those hotels with people constantly on a buzz with check-ins and check-outs. There are always a limited number of families like yours, who would occupy the suits in an accomodation. It's a great chance to find new friends amidst the other occupants and bond over.

More Space, More Comfort

First off, let's talk about space. When you're travelling, especially with family or friends, space is important. Nobody wants to feel cramped up in a small hotel room for days on end. That's why accommodations are perfect. They offer spacious living areas, separate bedrooms, and fully-equipped kitchens. You'll have plenty of space to spread out, cook meals, and relax. One of the main reasons why travellers are choosing accommodations over hotels is the amount of space available. Accommodations, such as serviced apartments, offer spacious living areas, separate bedrooms, and fully-equipped kitchens. This means travellers can enjoy the comforts of home while still being away from home. With more space and privacy, guests can truly relax and unwind after a long day of sightseeing or work.

Accommodations are particularly popular with families, who often require more space than a hotel room can provide. With separate bedrooms and living areas, parents and children can have their own space and privacy, allowing everyone to feel more comfortable during their stay.

Greater Flexibility and Freedom

And let's not forget about the added bonus of having laundry facilities. Trust me, no one wants to lug around a suitcase full of dirty clothes on their travels. With laundry facilities at your accommodation, you can pack lighter and not have to worry about running out of clean clothes. This can be especially useful for those on longer trips, or for families with young children who tend to go through a lot of clothes.

Unlike hotels, accommodations do not have strict check-in and check-out times. Travellers can arrive and depart at a time that suits them, allowing them to make the most of their trip. Additionally, accommodations offer guests the freedom to cook their own meals, giving them greater control over their travel budget and dietary needs. Plus, having a fully-equipped kitchen means you can cook your own meals, giving you more control over your budget and dietary needs. 🍔 You could fix own breakfast or try local delicacies from artisan bakers. If you get a chance to visit TOBS accommodations, we treat our guests like kings - by inviting a chef over to prepare your dinner. This is especially useful for those with dietary restrictions or picky eaters in the group. You can easily pick up some local ingredients at a nearby market or supermarket and cook up a storm in the comfort of your own accommodation.

This is particularly beneficial for those with dietary restrictions, such as vegetarians or those with food allergies. Instead of relying on hotel restaurants or local eateries, guests can prepare their own meals using fresh, local ingredients, which can often be found at nearby markets or supermarkets.

Authentic Experience

Now, let's talk about the experience. Accommodations, especially serviced apartments, offer a more authentic experience. They are often located in residential areas, giving you a glimpse into local life and culture. You'll get to experience Norwich like a local, rather than feeling like a tourist. Choosing an accommodation over a hotel can offer a more authentic experience, as accommodations are often located in residential areas. This allows travellers to get a glimpse into local life and culture, and experience a destination like a local.

Plus, many accommodations are located in unique and historic buildings, adding to the overall experience. You might stay in a converted warehouse, a historic building, or a modern design-led apartment block. This can be particularly appealing for those who want to immerse themselves in the local culture and history of a destination. These unique accommodations can add a special touch to your trip and make it even more memorable.


Accommodations can often be a more cost-effective option than hotels. With more space and facilities, guests can save money by cooking their own meals and doing their own laundry. This can be especially beneficial for families and groups travelling together, as they can split the cost of a larger accommodation and save money on food and laundry expenses. Accommodations often offer lower nightly rates than hotels, particularly for longer stays. This can make a big difference to a traveller's budget, allowing them to stretch their travel budget further and do more during their trip.

Personalised Service

Many accommodations offer personalised service, with owners or managers often on hand to provide recommendations and assistance. This level of personalised service can make a big difference to a traveller's experience, and can help them feel more at home. Let's say you're staying at Tobs Norwich Serviced Apartments, the owner Miss Geetha Murugesan is passionate about making sure the guests have the best possible experience in Norwich. The owner or the TOBS Accommodation Norwich’s hospitality team could provide insider tips on the best places to eat, shop, and explore, and can help you with any requests or issues that may arise during your stay. in an unfamiliar destination. This can help travellers discover hidden gems that they may not have otherwise found, and can make their trip more memorable. Any issues or requests can be addressed quickly and efficiently, ensuring a stress-free and enjoyable trip to Norwich. Since, accommodations are often smaller than hotels, guests can receive more personalised attention.

Would staying in an accomodation be on your list, when you are on your next vacation or a work trip?


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