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Rabu, 08 Maret 2017
London hotel sells services to neighbouring short term rental apartments
The Bermondsey Square Hotel in South
London is introducing a new concept called Bermondsey SquAIR that
embraces the evolution of the hospitality industry by offering its’
services for Airbnb style rental apartments within a one mile radius of
the hotel. The first active partnerships launch on November 12th, allowing apartment
owners in the area the opportunity to partner with the hotel to provide rental
accommodation to a luxury boutique hotel standard.
There has been hot debate recently
about the place in the market for the traditional hotelier alongside the fluid
dynamic of new generation offerings such as Airbnb. This concept is the first
of its kind and is set to change the relationship between hotels and the
short-term rental providers. Bermondsey Square Hotel is offering a selection of
hotel services for local rental apartments within one mile of the hotel
Point of contact
Those with short term rental
properties in the local area will have the opportunity to collaborate with
Bermondsey Square Hotel on a myriad of hotel services, allowing the property to
be maintained to a luxury boutique hotel standard. Guests to the
apartments arrive knowing that the property offered is backed by a reputable
luxury hotel offering them flawless concierge, maintenance and housekeeping
More than simply a management
service, this offers support for apartment owners, a seamless stay for guests
with professional service around the clock. Even before booking the benefits
begin, as potential guests can see before their stay that the apartments have
the credibility and backing of a respected hotel name.
Professional housekeeping services
are available including linen hire, deep clean and room servicing, be it a
departure or stay over, owners can be assured that any additional requests are
Allowing an easier pick up and drop
off of keys, Bermondsey Square Hotel can be nominated as the collection point.
The trained members of staff provide a professional and friendly meet and greet
whilst also taking care of any security requirements owners may have. Offering
a safe and secure environment, the hotel surroundings offer a comfortable
surrounding for those guests who may be hesitant about booking an Airbnb style
property or new rental apartment. Guests will also be able to leave their
luggage at the hotel on check out of their apartment.
Any minor maintenance queries from
blocked drains, tripped switches or other issues can be dealt with immediately
by trained professionals. Alternatively, specialist contractors or local
tradesmen can be recommended or organised to ensure everything is taken of.
This service offers guests the
ultimate peace of mind with 24 hour support from trained duty managers who are
located within the immediate vicinity of the hotel. As services are only
offered with a one mile radius of the property, this allows a manager to
be on site within 30 minutes. The fees for this local service are tailored to
specific rental needs.
Technology is at the forefront of the
changing face of hospitality and Bermondsey Square is embracing this with an
app called ALICE. This app will allow guests in rental accommodation to
communicate quickly and effectively with the team, letting us know of any
requirements and tracking the response. This also allows a transparent and
efficient way to show when services have been completed for owners to observe