One of the main questions one asks when going on business or simply planning a vacation is where to stay? There is a wide range of accommodation options that will suit any budget and age. Business people prefer staying in hotels while the young and families refer to renting cottages. In fact, cottage rent is getting more and more popular but it depends on region and city. For instance, if you are going to Portsmouth, cottage is the best option. However, when staying for a longer time, it is better to consider buying an apartment or cottage at site.
Benefits of staying in cottage type accommodation
- More freedom. All hotels have specific rules, which guests must follow in order to take the best of their stay. These rules are not always convenient for people on vacation or family coming with kids. If you rent a cottage, you get more freedom and independence from rules. For instance, you do not have to be worried that your kids are playing too loudly and disturb your neighbours.
Moreover, most cottages have flexible check-in and check-out hours. Guests, who have late flights, do not have to leave accommodation too early.
- Additional space. One of the main reasons to rent a cottage with a family is enough space. There are cottages of different sizes and facilities. Some owners offer b&b services, other owners allow you to rent the whole place.
- Facilities. Staying in a cottage gives you a feeling of being at home even when you are far away. Eating out all the time can be a little bit expensive. Having a kitchen in a holiday cottage is a great cost-saving solution. You can enjoy breakfast and coffee just like you do it at home.
- Price. Last but not the least important reason to stay in a holiday cottage is Portsmouth is the price. Unlike hotels, cottages can be rented at a very reasonable price considering all the benefits they offer.
How to find a good cottage in Portsmouth
Portsmouth has an abundant range of cottages and, probably, it makes it only more difficult to choose the right one. When looking for a cottage, take into consideration several aspects:
- Location. The accommodation should be in the centre of the city or close to places you are planning to visit. Cecil Cottage in this respect is a good choice as it is has very convenient location.
- Feedback. It might sound strange, but positive feedback and word-of-mouth is the best advertising as it is based on comments and experience of other guests. If you search the Net, you will find comments and feedback on every hotel and cottage in any city or small town.
- Services and facilities. Check which services and facilities the cottage has. For example, in some cottages towels are not provided, while other cottages offer full-board meals. The same refers to using kitchen, which can be available or closed for guests.
Portsmouth is the city of many opportunities and interesting places. No matter which accommodation you will choose to stay in, you will definitely enjoy the city.