Here To Stay - An Overview of the European Serviced Apartment Industry

This article gives an overview of the European serviced apartment sector. We highlight the trends, opportunities and challenges and give an overview of the general investment environment and appetite for serviced apartments.

About Arlett Hoff

Arlett Hoff is a Director with HVS’s London office, specialising in hotel valuation and consultancy. Arlett joined HVS in 2006 after experience in the hotel investment industry as well as operational hotel experience. Arlett holds a Masters in Real Estate Investment and Finance from Reading University, UK and is a member of the RICS. Arlett has been extensively in the serviced apartment sector having worked on numerous feasibility studies and investment advice in the sector. She has spearheaded the 'Think Tank Initiative' in the UK to help define the sector which has led to an industry charter being signed by all major operators. Arlett is a frequent speaker at industry events and conferences. For further information, please contact: +44 (0) 20 7878 7753


  1. sunnyparkJul 11, 2013

    Many thanks~

  2. George BrownJul 15, 2013

    Thank you Arlett &. Veronica for your very enlightening research paper. and thank you must also go to HVS for sponsoring a hugely successful event dedicated to the serviced apartment hospitality sector.

  3. justin HoweJul 22, 2013


  4. Rene van SchieSep 9, 2013

    Dear Arlett and Veronica, thanks so much for the very interesting and important article. Perfectly timed just before the growth of extended stay hotels (or aparthotels or apartmenthotels) really takes off in Europe. First few now open in Amsterdam and many more will follow...


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