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<p>Reach out to our reservations team if you would like to enquire about a property - +44 (0)20 3743 0331 (option 1) / <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" rel="noopener noreferrer">email@example.com</a> If you would like to talk to us about setting up a corporate account for preferred rates, please contact: +44 (0)20 3743 0361 (option 1) / <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" rel="noopener noreferrer">email@example.com</a> If you are staying with us and would like to speak to the Guest Services team: +44 (0)800 652 2552 / <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" rel="noopener noreferrer">email@example.com</a></p>
Flying Butler Apartments employs a large team of professionals within its operation – covering the functions of: sales, revenue management, operations, reservations, housekeeping, maintenance, marketing, finance and administration. Flying Butler has offices in London and Newbury with operational facilities across London and the South East.
<p><a href="https://www.flyingbutler.com/our-apartments#properties-in-london" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Apartments in London</a> run from areas such as London Bridge and Docklands in the East of London, Westminster and Fitzrovia in the centre, through to areas such as Earl’s Court, Hammersmith, Ealing and Richmond in the West. <a href="https://www.flyingbutler.com/our-apartments#rest-of-uk" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Outside London</a>, Flying Butler operates in towns of high corporate density such as Reading, Newbury, Southampton, Swindon and Farnborough.</p>
<p>You are most welcome to visit a selected apartment in order to decide whether it meets with your expectations. Viewing appointments can be scheduled by emailing <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" rel="noopener noreferrer">email@example.com</a></p>
<p>Flying Butler serviced apartments are available in a range of configurations: - </p><ul><li>Studio apartments </li><li>1 bed </li><li>2 beds </li><li>3 beds </li><li>4 beds </li></ul><p>All come with kitchens for a self-catering stay and a private, separate bathroom.</p>
<p>Ordinarily, the minimum booking period with Flying Butler Apartments is two nights but this is dependent on availability and does not apply for all apartments. We specialise in medium-longer term stays and offer our best rates for longer stay periods. It is also worth noting that in the UK, VAT is only levied at 20% for the first 28 nights (or 5% until 12th Jan 2020) and it reduces significantly after that period. That said, we will always remain extremely competitive for any length of stay!</p>
In addition to all the standard services, guests can arrange for additional services such as airport transfer, a meet and greet service to help guests settle in to the apartment and location and a laundry / ironing service. If guests require any other services, we are always on hand to help in any way possible.
With serviced apartments, all the basic services are included in the rate. The Flying Butler rate includes a welcome pack with a few essentials to help get a guest’s stay off to a stress-free start. Also included is Wi-Fi and TV access, as well as all the normal running costs (such as heating, water and electricity), a weekly maintenance check, a weekly housekeeping service (cleaning and a change of linen / towels) as well as final departure cleaning. We offer a 24-hour helpline where a member of the team is on hand to answer any questions the guest may have. There is also a range of additional services (please see below) should the guest request them.
Serviced apartments offer a private, flexible and self-contained environment like a villa or holiday home and yet also provide guests with hotel-like amenities such as cleaning, maintenance and staffed service in order to make every stay as comfortable and supported as possible.
<p>Space - Serviced apartments tend to offer much more space than hotels – guests can spread out and take advantage of the ‘zoned areas’ or separate rooms with defined spaces to work, cook, relax and sleep. This is especially appreciated in longer stays. </p><p>Cost-effective - The average daily rate per room tends to be more cost effective than with hotels, especially for longer stays. With welcome hampers on arrival as well as the availability of shopping services available from many operators, guests can benefit from the staffed support, yet also save money that would have been spent on mini-bars and room-service. Also a cost-saving: serviced apartments normally offer free Wi-Fi unlike some hotels. Self-contained and private - By their very nature, serviced apartments offer a self-contained environment which is safe and secure – there are typically less communal areas than in hotels. They also offer guests privacy - they can relax in their own private space, with more freedom and convenience than a standard hotel room.</p>
The short answer is – anyone can! Serviced accommodation is frequently used by corporate travellers – such as someone working on a project far from home or someone working from a different office for a period of time. It is also common for people to stay in serviced apartments temporarily after relocating, while searching for a more permanent residence. People also stay in serviced apartments for leisure as there are many benefits to a serviced apartment over a holiday villa or hotel (see below).
<p>Why choose serviced accommodation? There are many benefits of choosing a serviced apartment over alternative accommodation solutions: </p><ul><li>Space. Serviced apartments typically offer lots of space for guests – with areas to work, cook, relax and sleep. </li><li>Amenities. They are a ‘home away from home’ with private cooking facilities and, usually, laundry facilities. Guests will normally get a proper area to work such as a desk or table – rather than resorting to a laptop in bed. </li><li>Flexibility. Serviced apartments also offer guests flexibility and freedom – guests are free to come and go as they wish and have their entirely own schedule. </li><li>Staffed support. A stay in a serviced apartment will provide guests with hotel-like amenities such as cleaning, maintenance and staffed service. Operators often offer added extras such as: bespoke welcome hampers for a guest’s arrival; the availability of shopping services where guests can pre-select goods for delivery; ironing and dry-cleaning services; meet and greets and chauffeur driven arrival. </li><li>Cost-effective. Serviced apartments also tend to be more cost effective than alternative accommodation, especially for longer stays. </li><li>Self-contained. From a safety / social distancing point of view, serviced apartments are self-contained environments, with less communal areas, and many offer contact free check-ins. </li><li>Interior design. Most serviced accommodation operators pride themselves on their attention to interior design so guests can enjoy lifestyle enhancing designs during their stay.</li></ul>
<p>Serviced apartments offer fully furnished accommodation available for temporary rent. They are available for short term rentals, medium stays or long-term stays and they provide guests with hotel-like amenities during their stay, such as cleaning, maintenance and staffed support. </p><p>The apartments are normally self-contained, with a fully-fitted kitchen and private bathroom plus ‘zoned’ areas or separate rooms depending on the configuration and size required by the guest.</p>