Choosing your Luxury accommodation Wisely
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If you're planning a vacation in the near future, and you have been wondering how to choose between the many options for accommodation, then you are in luck. The article below gives some pointers on what to look for when selecting the place that you choose to stay. Luxury accommodation comes in many forms, and these days the options go far beyond the large hotels, as luxury guest houses and boutiques are offering customers personalized alternatives in outstanding areas...
Are you looking for a boutique hotel with a conferencing centre and meeting-room that is in close proximity to the Gautrain's Rosebank Station? Then visit www.theparkwood.com
Choosing Luxury Accommodation
By: Manish Sharma-1
When choosing a luxury accommodation for your break, it is important to consider many factors before booking. This is the most important choice you make when booking your vacation - a bad choice could ruin your holiday and a good choice and your vacation will be one to remember. So what are the factors you should consider when choosing your accommodation?
First, select the location. If you are in search of a peaceful break where you can escape the hustle and bustle of busy days then you need someplace that’s calm. So be sure to choose a hotel isolated from the bustle of towns and, more importantly, away from traffic in the evenings when you’re trying to rest and recuperate. If you have difficulty sleeping, even the smallest amount of traffic in the vicinity can interrupt a good night's sleep. Make sure that your luxury accommodation is close to all the activities or events you plan to attend. There can be nothing worse than planning your break around an event, only to find that your accommodation is too far away! If you’re going to be flying soon after your arrival at the hotel ensure it is located near your airport, or a local bus station route if you plan to travel by public transport during your stay.
Check the price. It is obvious that the room price is an important factor here, but what about the other costs - what about other supplements? There is often an additional cost burden to consider such as extras for catering, the use of facilities, late departure, car parking and in-room entertainment. It is important to always check what you get for the general tariff you will be charged - are meals included and if so which ones? It can be heart breaking to see that the evening meal you enjoyed is not been included in the standard charges. It is usually standard to include both bed and breakfast in the cost of the room, but this is not always the case. So check!
Make sure your luxury accommodation has the facilities you expect. Most luxury hotels will provide an endless list of facilities it provides, but upon arrival you can find that many of them are located outside the hotel and sometimes a goodly distance away. Luxury accommodations often form partnerships with leisure centers and spa and this practice is becoming increasingly common, so always check the facilities that are available on site and those that are in the vicinity. Check if there is an additional cost for using any of the facilities. Ask what the size of the pool is: do NOT rely on pictures alone as they can give a highly distorted perspective.
Finally, ask how long the hotel has been in full operation and how long the manager and senior staff have been working in the industry which can give you an idea of their levels of experience. This has two impacts; first, it gives you confidence in knowing that your choice of accommodation has been up and running for a long time and second, it is rare for prospective clients to ask questions of this nature and you can almost guarantee that senior staff will be informed and they will ensure you are welcomed and cared for during your stay.
A useful guide to help you in choosing luxury accommodation for your trip is http://www.luxuryaccommodation.us
About the Author:
Manish Sharma-1 is copy writer for luxury accommodation, provider of luxury accommodation and luxury family hotels. http://www.www.luxuryaccommodation.us
Available at: http://www.luxuryaccommodation.us/luxury_family_hotels.htm
The internet has made it exceedingly easy to shop around for accommodation, and it would be a waste of time, money and enjoyment not to consider your options before making a selection. The intimacy of luxury and boutique hotels and guest houses are appealing to more and more tourists and locals alike so make sure to cover all of your options.
Date Posted: 2009-04-15
Posted By: THE PARKWOOD
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