Hotels vs. UsWhether you're traveling for work, OR you're an HR professional trying to set up housing for a crew. You'll ALWAYS want to be mindful of your spending allowance, and options such as a hotel seem attractive..... until you compare the actual costs of living.
But you'd like to save your budget?? We completely understand.
We put together this handy comparison chart so you can see how fully furnished corporate housing stacks up.
Read on! (And don't forget to send this page to your boss, you'll look so smart!)
|FEATURES||1 BED / 1 BATH
|Size||600-900 sq. ft
|350 sq. ft
|Consider the importance of having a separate living room,
bedroom and kitchen when guests or family come to visit.
|Daily Rate||from $65 per night
NO hotel tax
|from $80 per night
($89.60 w/ 12% hotel tax)
|Included in rate. Private, secured access (personal router), UNLIMITED bandwidth, easy and FAST for streaming
|Shared with other hotel rooms.
|Consider the importance of the internet for work purposes (security) as well as entertainment purposes: streaming Netflix, gaming, etc..|
|Daily Laundry||Washer and dryer either IN the apartment or in building - shared with a few friendly neighbors.
FREE at most apartments
|One location onsite at the hotel shared with the entire hotel community.
Average $40 per month
($1.33 per day)
|Consider the distance to living space and security of area - which area is safer to leave your laundry?|
|Daily Meals||Cost of groceries $250 per month average
Full-size appliances, fully equipped kitchen
($8.33 groceries per day average)
|$900 per month
The hotel offers breakfast.
($30 per day average)
|Consider the health benefits of having home cooked meals and cost savings.|
|Daily Parking||Onsite parking included - garage option available for additional storage and protection.
|Parking lot included.
|Consider the security of personal property and the location.|
|Effective Daily Rate||$73.33 per night||$120.93 per night||The effective daily rate is all living expenses together: laundry, meals, parking, internet, housing.|
|30 Day TOTAL Cost||Furnished Apartment:
|Key Points To Consider||Hotel||Siouxland Suites Furnished Apartment|
|Separate Living Space||x|
|Fully Equipped Kitchen /Full-Size Appliances||x|
|2 Bedroom Suite Options||x|
|Secured Private Internet, Unlimited Streaming, Wifi||x|
|In-Suite Washer and Dryer||x|
|24/7 On-Call Maintenance||x||x|
|Weekly Housekeeping Option||x||x|
|Single Point of Contact||x||x|
|Direct Control of Guest Experience||x||x|