These are specialist agencies and companies that operate serviced apartments for long or short stay lets in the UK and worldwide.
Serviced apartments are designed mainly for corporate lettings but in recent years they've started marketing themselves to leisure travellers. They are typically stylish with 1/2 bedrooms, up-to-date facilities & appliances such as broadband internet connections, flat-screen TVs etc. They can be in historic buildings or purpose-built 'aparthotels' often located near city centres, and can often be a competitively priced option to hotels, especially for families.
|Apartment Service, The
||020 8944 1444
||Booking company for serviced apartments in 700 locations worldwide. Aimed mainly at business travellers, but many of their listings are also available to leisure travellers by the day or week.
||020 7792 2222
||BridgeStreet operate their own fully-serviced apartments, from studio flats to three-bedroom apartments, in the UK and internationally and have a worldwide network of apartments available through their partners. They are focused on the corporate market but also handle leisure enquiries.
||020 7373 1444
||Luxury serviced apartments and penthouses in a collection of properties in the heart of London.
||0800 376 3898
||Well-known aparthotel operator with properties in 50+ city locations worldwide. Citadines is part of the Ascott Group (See Notes below).
||020 3701 4966
||One of the UK's leading accommodation agents with a huge selection of serviced apartments, in the UK (80 towns), Europe (25+ countries), and around the world. The first agent to gain membership of the Association of Serviced Apartment Providers.
|City Centre Chic
||0161 660 7701
||Stylish serviced apartments in UK city centres. In London the apartments are actually, Cheval Group apartments (see above).
||020 7341 5599
||Frasers has 77 properties open or in development in 41 cities. UK properties include Fraser Place Canary Wharf, Fraser Suites Kensington, Fraser Suites Edinburgh, and the recently refurbished Fraser Suites Glasgow.
||+1 212 367 9400
||A collection of furnished apartments principally in Manhattan, with a small portfolio of other residences in the New York City, White Plains, New York, northern New Jersey and Boston metropolitan regions.
||020 7378 4840
||650 large, modern, luxury serviced apartments in London, mostly around the City and Docklands.
||0844 499 4888
||Serviced aparthotels in Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle.
|Serviced Apartment Company (SACO)
||0845 122 0405
||Serviced apartment providers in over 100 cities worldwide, but with a fair sprinkling of them in the UK.
||020 8038 2908
||Specialist serviced apartment agency with a portfolio of over 170,000 serviced apartments, in 562 cities, across 86 countries.
||0161 832 4060
||Small operator with 14 luxury design apartments in Manchester, 15 in Birmingham and one in Barcelona. Staying Cool was set up by two friends, former lawyer and ex-Granada Television board director-turned-designer, Paul Taylor and former Salford marketing and tourism boss, Tracey Stephenson. "The concept was born out of Paul and Tracey's nomadic lifestyles and their frustrations with most hotels and serviced apartments."
- Collingham Serviced Apartments (020 7244 8677) is a serviced apartment building in South Kensington, London, with 25 one, two and three bedroom apartments for business & leisure travellers.
- The Ascott Group is the largest operator in the serviced apartment sector. In addition to the Citadines Apartotels the group operates two luxury business brands in Central and Pacific Asia - the Somerset Serviced Residence designed for executives and their families on long stay contracts, and the Ascott Residence designed for shorter stay business travellers.
- Mansley Apartments is an agency specialising in city apartments worldwide. They feature individual properties and serviced apartments from companies like Citadines.