Price Over Quality
Some service apartments in Singapore accept overnight stay while some have a minimum stay of a week to a month, although usually their rates are based on daily stay calculation. Does the rate meet the expectations of the guest? Were you able to pay for the amenities that are necessary or you just paid for the miscellaneous that aren’t useful for your stay anyway? Prices range from 35 US dollars up to 500 US dollars per night, so make sure you get your money’s worth.
Functionality of Residences
The main difference between a service apartment to a hotel is that feeling of being at home even if you are traveling. So when choosing a temporary accommodation Singapore it is best to check their website or the place itself first. You would know you have booked the right service apartment when they were able to give you the domestic lifestyle you normally do back home. This would mean checking in to a place of stylish comfort with emphasis on functionality.
Make sure you have the sufficient kitchen needs to not restrict you with having your home cooked meal… away from home. Although service apartment still provides housekeeping, you should still be able to book a place where you have the independence to live normally even on vacation.
Amenities To Enjoy
Well since you’re traveling and paying for your residence at the same time, make sure you also get to relax and experience some added treat. At this time and age, a Wi-Fi connection should not be a question anymore, but of course there are still some who won’t need it after all. Since you’ll be staying there for quite a time, be sure they have room for entertainment. One cable TV would be fair enough, but be sure the signal’s okay.
Going outside your residence, you should also be able to be given option for dining. You have booked the right service apartment when they can also let you experience good food without having to get out of the place. At the same time, they should also let you maintain the fitness lifestyle by having a gym. For better leisure time, they should have at least one allotted pool and even playground for the kids.
All of these amenities actually give you the hotel lifestyle at a cheaper cost.
Location and Places Nearby
Finally, if you are planning to stay long term in Singapore, the right service apartment should give you that convenience on exploring the Lion City. Since MRT Train is one of the main public transportation in Singapore, it is a plus if it’s near the station. Also consider the establishments nearby. Is there a supermarket for a weekend cook-off, or a department store to spend the afternoon? Were you able to find nearby food stalls and restaurants for sudden midnight cravings? The right service apartment shouldn’t restrict you from fully enjoying the beauty of Singapore just because they’re not easily accessible. That totally defeats the purpose of booking yourself one.