Select Serviced Accommodation - Interview


A great alternative to hotels

9 months ago

When choosing a place to stay in a new city, deciding between a serviced apartment and a hotel can be difficult. While a hotel may seem like the easier option, serviced apartments offer a number of huge advantages that make them the most comfortable and cost-effective way to explore a city.


Cylex 1. What is a Serviced Apartment?

Select Serviced Accommodation: Serviced Apartments are a great alternative to Hotels simply put a serviced apartment is a fully furnished apartment which is booked by guests on a nightly rate.

Cylex 2. What are your apartments like?

Select Serviced Accommodation: Our apartments are typically 1 bedroom apartments with a double bed and a sofa bed. We like to add a bit of decorative flair to our apartments and most of our apartments are brand new.  The oldest being under 10 years old.


Cylex 3. What is the difference between a Hotel and a Serviced Apartment?

Select Serviced Accommodation: Serviced Apartments often means you pay the same price or less than a hotel room. The longer you stay, the cheaper the rates! Unlike a hotel, you have the freedom to cook what you want, when you want it! Clean your clothes in our facilities enabling you to travel lighter. You are not just renting a room you are renting a full apartment. You have the space to work from in your "home away from home. Invite your friends and family over, as you have the space to do so. Stay as long as you need, whether it is for a couple of nights, a week, a month or a year, we will always be ready to match your needs. When you are not sure how long you will stay, don't worry we will try to accommodate you in one of our serviced apartments. All our properties are conveniently located in city centre or close to business parks. A standard serviced apartment will include the following:

  • Separate living and sleeping rooms

  • Fully equipped kitchen

  • Dishwasher

  • Washer/dryer

  • Iron and Ironing Boards

  • Hangers

  • SMART HD Flat screen TV

  • Freeview

  • Free Wi-Fi internet access

  • Weekly cleaning, linen & towels replenished

  • Shampoo and Conditioner

  • Hairdryer

  • Tea and Coffee

  • Bottled Water

Cylex 4. How often are the apartments cleaned?

Select Serviced Accommodation: Our apartments are cleaned weekly or after each guest leaves.


Cylex 5. What other services and facilities are available?

Select Serviced Accommodation: We have negotiated discounts with Sixt car rental, local dry cleaners and depending on availability we can also provide you with discount codes to some of the local restaurants.

Cylex 6. How many people can stay in one of your apartments?

Select Serviced Accommodation: Up to four people in most of our apartments can stay in our apartments.

Cylex 7. Do you offer discounts for long-term stays? Is there a minimum length of stay?  

Select Serviced Accommodation: Yes, this varies dependant on the length of stay. No minimum length of stay is required.

Cylex 8. What is it expected from a client to do when checking out?

Select Serviced Accommodation: We appreciate that guests who are checking out of accommodation are typically in a rush so we don't add to this our check-out is very simple all that is required is to leave the key in the designated location which is explained to you on check-in.  We will then visit the property and assuming all is in order your security deposit is returned in full.  Simples

Cylex 9. How long have you been in this business and why choose your accommodation facilities?   

Select Serviced Accommodation: We have been in business since April 2016 and although we are new in the industry we are easily the fastest growing Serviced Accommodation provider in Reading.  We like to stand out by giving our guests the personal touch from being greeted at check-in, and assisting our guests with their bags. We are always available to answer questions and help when required.  Our apartments are different because we use a skilled design team to choose the décor and fittings.  It is important to us that you are staying in a clean and stylish environment.


If you are looking for a congenial and cosy space where you will feel like you're at home, a serviced apartment is the best option for you. Flats like the ones offered at ‘Select Serviced Accommodation’ are a fantastic option if you are looking for clean, spacious lodging with added privacy. Unlike the restricted, impersonal space of a hotel room, an apartment will allow you to fully unwind and make the most of your time away from home. They specialise in high standard fully furnished Serviced Apartments in Reading.  Their properties provide high quality facilities including high speed unlimited broadband and HD SMART Television. Guests can book their accommodation for a short, medium or a long term stay.