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The 5 best serviced apartments in Reading

Reading is located in Berkshire, England and is one of the largest towns in the country. Home to the famous Reading festival – which over 100,000 people attended in 2019 alone - the town is a popular destination for weekend getaways and family staycations. While...

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Behind the Scenes of the Citybase Apartments Homepage Video

The making of the Citybase Apartments homepage video In early 2018, Citybase Apartments’ marketing team began a project to write, produce, direct, cast and shoot a video for the homepage of our website. Here, Marketing Communications Manager Victoria Jackson and Videographer Nathan Dale give their insight...

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Our Most Popular Serviced Apartments Of 2018

As 2018 draws to a close we have evaluated all of our serviced apartments to see which have been the best and which ones you have loved to stay in. The most popular apartments of 2018 have been found: La Reserve Aparthotel These stunning and spacious apartments...

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Restaurant Review: Hawksmoor Edinburgh

Four hungry Citybasers visit Edinburgh’s newest restaurant The Hawksmoor. Our resident foodie Victoria Jackson reports. Established in 2006, The Hawksmoor is the brainchild of Will Beckett and Huw Gott, two friends who cut their teeth in the east London bar scene and decided to turn their...

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Unusual Destinations and Magical Apartment Names

Once upon a time, the people of Citybase Apartments found a wonderful array of fantastical names of destinations, serviced apartments, and attractions. Here are unusual destinations and magical apartment names that should definitely be on your to-do list. Pamukkale Pamukkale or Cotton Castle is a naturally made...

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Citybase Recommends: Our Video Shoot Locations

In July 2018, the Citybase Marketing team headed to three different locations to shoot our homepage video. We brought you social media take overs, behind the scenes action, and will be unveiling the video itself later this year. From Amsterdam to Edinburgh and then on...

Staying a While: Benefits of Serviced Apartments

Looking for accommodation can be a hassle; with many options out there, the hospitality market is always growing and changing. Long-stays have even more choices, from long-stay hotels to B&Bs offering competitive rates and deals. So, what is your best option? Serviced Apartments have been around...

Citybase Apartments Unveils Brand Refresh & New Parent Company

Serviced apartment specialist Citybase Apartments today revealed its fresh new look, upgraded website, new international locations and updated portfolio of high quality, family- and group- friendly apartments. The formation of its new parent company – Habicus Group - was also announced, with all firms within the...

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Top 12 Kitchens with the Most Striking Colours

Kitchens are the heart of any home. They are also one of the key benefits of choosing a serviced apartment. So we've decided to show you how beautiful our kitchens are. Behold, our top kitchens with the most striking colour. One thing we absolutely love about...

Launching our Charity of the Year – Mind

After being nominated by our staff and receiving the highest number of votes, Mind has been chosen as our charity of the year. Offering support and information, Mind aims to raise awareness for issues surrounding mental health and provide assistance for those in need. With one...

Inside Scoop: La Reserve Aparthotel in Manchester

In the first of our Citybase partner mini-interviews, we chat about Manchester, what the city has to offer travellers, life after Brexit, and what the future might hold for serviced apartments with Ajith Hettiarachchi, Katia Even and Hannah Birch from La Reserve Aparthotel in Manchester....

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Where to City Break: Our Team’s Favourite Destinations

So many destinations, so little time! In today’s world you could quite literally city break anywhere, but where do you start?? With so many amazing cities, some only a train ride away, how do you pick one? For this million dollar question we decided to...

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Top 9 Family-Friendly Serviced Apartments

Whether you travel by air, train or car, being on the move with children can at times be a challenging experience. Fortunately, this doesn’t have to continue when you get to your destination. For families, serviced apartments offer not only amazing value for money, but...