What Does “Excellent Facilities in Short Stay Rentals” Really Mean?

You’ll see this phrase over-used in describing short stay rentals. Today I was reminded why here at Living-Away we put facilities and equipment at the heart of the setting up of properties. In a review received today, this is what a guest kindly wrote..

“Best place for friends gathering, comfortable living room, relaxed chat. Beautiful bedrooms, well equipped bathroom, and the best is the kitchen, you can find anything you need, we made great breakfast ourselves and did not need to go out at all. Bren was very nice and quick response. I had the most pleasant stay here.”

Review from guest staying 6-8 May in Sheffield-Living Apartment

One of the main reasons that a short stay apartment or house is a great alternative to a hotel is just this – excellent home-from-home set up. One thing I consider supremely important as host to do, is to consider the entire property from yours – the guest- point of view. I stay overnight in all the properties regularly and use every piece of equipment, white goods, bathrooms etc.. to test it is all up to the highest standard and is clean and organised. I tend to end up replacing or adding items on each visit to ensure we’re covered on all bases in terms of number and quality. Unusually, I even provide cake tins in most properties and good large pasta pans! For longer staying guests we’ve provided on request many items to make them feel at home, like slow cookers, rice cookers and blenders – we love to engage and listen to guests’ suggestions and requests and most importantly action them.

This is just a small insight of the background operations that happen at Living-Away Short Stays to ensure the highest standards of hospitality – look out for our ‘Life in the Day’ series of blogs I’m planning, to get more of a taste of behind the scenes.

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