Serviced apartments are ideal for people looking for short or long-term stays. Equipped with a living room and a kitchen, they are spacious enough to allow guests to cook, eat and entertain without for-saking the principal benefits of a concierge service.
With it’s sparkling granite buildings, sandy coastline and the impressive Maritime Museum and art galleries, there’s plenty to admire and explore in Aberdeen. Much of the city’s long history can be found in the university and cathedral area called Old Aberdeen and in Footdee, where you’ll find squares surrounded by tiny, brightly painted houses. These are popular areas to rent short or long-term apartments, as is the area in and around Charlotte Street and Union Street.
Having compared all the main booking websites for short-let apartments, these are our top choices.
Known as the oil capital of Europe, Aberdeen is traditionally one of the most expensive cities in the UK and accommodation rates are no different. Nevertheless, at booking.com, you can find 5 ser-viced apartments starting at £64 per night at the Craibston Suites, about 200 metres from Union Street. To find serviced apartments, first you need to tick ‘Apartments’ and then look for ‘Apartho-tel’ in the list. The best deals are non-refundable, so you need to be sure of your trip before paying upfront. Alternatively, you can expect to pay about 10% for the privilege of a full refund. Despite general admiration of booking.com, we recommend comparing prices.
Originating in Manchester, laterooms.com is a hotel reservation website specialising in -as the name suggests- last minute, discounted reservations. They are particularly strong in the UK and in Aber-deen, there are 12 serviced apartment building on their books. As is the case with booking.com, cus-tomer feedback is -at least in theory- totally genuine as only users of the website can provide feed-back which on the whole, is very positive.
Providing properties for short and long-stays in hundreds of cities around the world, citybaseapart-ments.com have 9 apart-hotels for rent in and around the centre of Aberdeen. Prices start at £75 per night but if you’re willing to pay a little more, we recommend the charming Apple Apartments built in a converted Victorian church. Customer feedback is, on the whole, excellent with a caring and knowledgeable customer service to back up a fine selection of serviced hotels on their easy-to-use website.