How to celebrate Christmas in a serviced apartment

Home is that special place you want to celebrate Christmas, but there may be times when you need travel to be with friends or family. Decorations, colourfully wrapped gifts under the Christmas tree, the smell of mulled wine on the stove and plates of home-made nibbles in special Christmas bowls are what we love about home on the cold dark nights of December. Wanting to be with friends or family is often limited by the availability of space to bed down over night, but that should never be the reason for you all not to be together. A hotel stay is one option, but would there be space to put up a Christmas tree and decorate the room? The other choice is a serviced apartment. If your travels mean a trip to Milton Keynes, Luton or Northampton then let us tell you about home-style short-stay accommodation with all the space available to celebrate Christmas just the way you and your family want to – including the spicy aroma of mulled wine on the stove and mince pies in the oven.

A serviced apartmentChristmas tree with decorations and gifts is a type of self-catering accommodation generally located in major towns and cities. They can be for stays of a night to a week, a month or more. The rates are per apartment unlike a hotel stay where you pay per person sharing. If there are more than two of you, this often means booking more than two separate hotel rooms. Cotels serviced apartments have up to three bedrooms with a choice of deluxe or executive styles. They are furnished and inclusive of linen and towels plus a fully equipped kitchen with all you need to cook a Christmas roast plus all the trimmings.

Cotels serviced apartments offer a perfect alternative to a hotel for you, your family and friends wanting a break to the vibrant city of Milton Keynes. Here are a few reasons to help celebrate Christmas in a serviced apartment:

  • Visiting friends or relatives in Milton Keynes for Christmas, and perhaps they don’t have the extra space to accommodate you and your children? A serviced apartment offers you a great option with space to put up a Christmas tree, hide the gifts until the 25th December, have a few friends over for drinks, put the children to bed before relaxing in front of TV to catch-up on the movie channel. You could even spend the evening playing board games at the dining-room table.
  • A serviced apartment in Milton Keynes could also be perfect for a Christmas get-away to treat the family. The city central location means you are with-in a short walk to the Theatre to watch a pantomime, or to go shopping at the Centre:MK with many high street shops all under one roof. There is also the indoor SnoZone with real snow for a day of skiing or body boarding. Take in a movie or head out for a meal at anyone of the many restaurants or pubs.
  • You can cook your own Christmas feast just the way you like it in the fully equipped, modern kitchen. You will find everything you need to cook a delicious roast with all the trimmings.
  • A smart hotel alternative with your own bedroom(s), living area, bathroom and fitted kitchen to spread out in, offering 3-5 times more space than a hotel room. Put up a Christmas tree, decorations and lights and make it look as festive as you wish.

With all the basic conveniences of home such as broadband, Wi-Fi , parking and a fully equipped kitchen, a serviced apartment also provides that extra space that may be needed to have all the family together at Christmas – and a place for entertaining a couple of friends or family.