STAYCITY’S WILDE APARTHOTEL ROLLOUT GAINS MOMENTUMPublish date: Thu 30 Sep, 2021
30 SEPTEMBER 2021, Dublin: Leading aparthotel operator Staycity Group has announced a significant boost to its premium brand, Wilde Aparthotels by Staycity, with the imminent opening of two London properties and another in Manchester, as well as news of an acquisition in Lisbon, Portugal.
Wilde Aparthotels by Staycity, London, Aldgate Tower Bridge, opening at the end of October, offers 156-studio and one-bed apartments as well as a bar, breakfast station, gym and on-site parking. The property, set on Commercial Road, is within easy reach of The City of London, the East End and Docklands. Aldgate East tube and rail station is a six-minute walk away.
Wilde Aparthotels by Staycity, London, Paddington will open its doors early next year, offering 249 studios, one-bed and two-bed apartments alongside a bar, breakfast station and well-equipped gym. The property is conveniently located near Paddington Station. London’s Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, Regent’s Park and Little Venice are all within easy reach.
Wilde Aparthotels by Staycity, Manchester, St Peter’s Square, expected to early next year, is a new-build, 256-room aparthotel, Staycity’s third site in the city. The property is in the heart of the city with a tram stop a short walk away and Oxford Road rail station, Chinatown, the Arndale Centre and Piccadilly Gardens close-by.
Staycity will also open a 229-apartment Wilde in Cambridge in 2025 and has recently signed the lease on a 95-room property in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon, expected to open in 2023.
“These properties are all in great locations and are perfect for our Wilde brand. We currently operate Wilde Aparthotels in London’s Covent Garden, Edinburgh and Berlin and all have quickly become popular destinations, with our Berlin property reaching number one on TripAdvisor earlier this year and all three receiving strong reviews,” commented Jason Delany, Staycity’s director of brand, product & marketing.
The design-led Wilde Aparthotels offer a signature blend of home and hotel in central locations with superior finishes such as natural timber flooring, bespoke joinery, luxury soft furnishings, Hypnos mattresses and Grohe rainfall showers. The apartments have well-equipped kitchen facilities with luxury appliances and showcase artwork and crafts by local and Irish artists. Popular with both business and leisure guests, Wilde offers the perfect home-from-home for discerning travellers.
Award-winning, Dublin-based Staycity Group is one of Europe’s leading aparthotel operators and, by year end, will be operating over 5,000 apartments across Europe. It currently has properties in: Berlin, Birmingham, Bordeaux, Dublin, Edinburgh, Heidelberg, Liverpool, London, Lyon, Manchester, Marseille, Paris, Venice and York.
Staycity was established in 2004 by CEO Tom Walsh and his brother Ger specialising in quality short- and long-term aparthotel lettings in prime city locations. The properties, which are popular with both business and leisure travellers, operate under the Staycity Aparthotels and Wilde Aparthotels by Staycity brands. The aparthotels have 24-hour reception and most have a Staycafé selling drinks, snacks and breakfasts, a guest lounge, gym and guest parking.
Staycity has introduced a fully comprehensive guest and staff health safety policy, details of which can be viewed here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMO9lqOQNP8
In 2019 CEO and co-founder Tom Walsh was awarded the ‘Industry Inspiration’ award in the annual Serviced Apartment News Awards as well as being shortlisted for ‘Best Property’ for Wilde on the Strand, and ‘Best Operator’. In 2021 the company was shortlisted for Best Operator, Best Use of Social Media, Best Property and its COO Keith Freeman was awarded with the Industry Hero award.
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