How serviced apartment stays improve employee productivity

According to a Work Styles study which polled more than 550 business travellers about their life on the road and the value it has on their business, it suggested that frequent business travellers want room to relax and spread out in. They also want the ability to maintain a sense of routine. The study found […]

Cutting Costs on Business Travel Budgets

Cotels offers tips on saving on the cost of business stay accommodation in Northampton. Business travel can become a huge expense for any size company, especially if employees are staying at expensive hotels and not being careful about what they are spending company funds on. If you think about the expense of business travel you […]

How to stay productive and motivated in the winter months

Winter is on its way, temperatures are dropping and all anyone really wants to do is lie on the sofa with a blanket and a hot drink. So how are you supposed to keep motivated over the winter months? Find out with these top tips on how to stay productive… Keep your body moving Whilst […]

Important tips for booking short stay serviced apartments online

You could save money by booking a short stay serviced apartment online. Online booking is a simple process which offers instant availability from your desktop if you are on the move from your mobile or tablet. Using accommodation provider’s direct website often quotes cheaper rates than those booked through a third party such as […]

Fed up of staying in cramped Hotel rooms? Try a serviced apartment instead

Serviced apartments offer so much more in comparison and are often up to 30% cheaper. Unlike most hotels, serviced apartments have no hidden extras – everything is included:- Wi-Fi, cable TV, parking, bed linen/towels and even a weekly maid service. But, there are lots more added benefits too. Hotel rooms can be small and don’t often […]

Are Serviced Apartments Good Value for Corporate Travel?

“Value for money” is a moving target at the best of times. So when we are asked “How do your serviced apartments for corporate travel compare to other forms of accommodation in terms of value for money?” we try to do more than just compare the bills. Money, though, is a good place to start […]

Best places in the UK for a winter weekend away

Winter in the UK can get pretty dismal – the days are short, the temperature drops and the rain does not seem to stop pouring. However, a winter break is the perfect opportunity to slow down the pace and retreat for a cosy weekend in the countryside. There are many places in the UK you […]

Working away on business? Here’s our selection of the best apps to help make your life easier

  Working away on business has lots of perks; exploring new cities, learning new languages, indulging in fresh new foods and experiencing a different business culture. When you’re travelling for business, we still think it’s important to fully immerse yourself as much as you can into your new environment. Even if you have a tight […]

Six week break inspiration for family days out in Milton Keynes

With the summer break looming, all you Mums, Dads and Grandparents may be wondering how you’re going to keep the little ones entertained over six weeks. There’s only so many picnics, cinema trips and fort-building days you can handle – sometimes you need to think outside the box to keep them entertained! Here at Cotels, […]

Types of serviced apartments and who needs them

It is interesting to note some renowned hotels are now providing serviced apartments as an alternative to hotel rooms, which is understandable considering the comfort, privacy and flexibility they offer. There are many types and sizes of serviced apartments available. If you are travelling alone you will probably find a studio or 1 bedroom apartment […]