Are you longing for a place where you can spend quality time with your close friends and family that isn’t your own home? A luxury, secluded space where your every need is taken care of, where you can safely enjoy a meal, take leisurely walks over idyllic waterways and perhaps even take in a spot of sightseeing on an iconic double decker bus? Imagine if you could even bring your dog!
Well “Dream” no more, as Northern Ireland’s leading serviced apartment provider, Dream Apartments, has partnered with leading tour operator City Sightseeing Belfast and launched a series of fantastic ‘staycation’ packages for Summer 2020. Each tailor-made overnight or weekend package comes complete with evening meal, optional day trips to iconic tourist destinations across Northern Ireland, and fully cooked breakfast delivery.
“Family Escape” “Date Night” and “Girls Night In” are just three of the initial packges which Dream has announced ready for when Government lockdown restrictions ease and the first phase is implemented.
The multi-award winning company, with over 400 serviced apartments across the world has also partnered with other local businesses Six by Nico and Pizza Co to complete the packages with meals delivered to the door. Pamper packages are also included for the “Girls Night In” package.
The new “Staycation” packages will operate from Belfast’s Obel building where Dream operate over 60 serviced apartments. Thought to be the first-of-their-kind offering in Northern Ireland during lockdown, the apartments offer deep cleaned and fully sanitised apartments, complete with self-check-in, secure car parking, desk, super-fast WIFI and fully equipped kitchen. The one and two bedroom apartments also have smart TV, washing machine, clean linen delivered to your door and 24/7 telephone support. All apartments are pet friendly.
Occupying one of the best locations in Belfast, complete with panoramic views of the city and waterside walks to allow guests to take in their exercise in a new setting, the staycation packages are priced for accessibility starting at just £199.
Owned and operated by Belfast businessman Tom Smyth, Dream Apartments has fast become the one leading accommodation supplier in the UK employing over 70 people and operating more than 400 properties worldwide and international partners across Europe.
Tom Smyth said: “In these unprecedented times businesses must do what they can to stay to continue trade in a safe and affordable way. These packages are available to book now and once the green light is given, we can start to accommodate the demand.
“Every provision has been made to increase our high standards of cleanliness in all of our public areas, our reception, hallways and lifts, and indeed in our 60 serviced apartments. The safety of our staff and our customers is of paramount importance.
“Our public areas are sanitised tmultiple times daily and our rooms are santitised before and after each guest.
“Self-check-in is available so guests need not even see another person outside of their party, from the moment they arrive to when they leave.
“The team has also worked hard to make every to ensure our packages offer all of the unique touches that an overnight or weekend stay demands – all with minimal contact. From pamper face masks, to home-cooked breakfast delivered to the door the next morning.
“We are planning ahead safeguarding jobs and our future at the same time giving a unique offering to our customers. We wanted to bring other local hospitality partners into the mix, such as City Sightseeing Belfast, and others, to both support them and offer our guests the complete package, all available at the touch of a button.”
Speaking about the new partnership Paul Cunningham, Managing Director, City Sightseeing Belfast said: “We are absolutely delighted to be announcing this fantastic partnership with Dream Apartments.
“The past few weeks and months have presented us with huge challenges, but we now want to look forward and plan for a new path for both our staff and customers and give the people of Northern Ireland staycations to look forward to.
“We are planning towards early July for commencement of the offering and indeed the reopening of our Belfast City Sightseeing Open Top Hop On/Hop Off Bus Tour which includes iconic tourist hotsports such as Titanic Belfast and Stormont. Our Tour Buses which include Giants Causeway and Antrim Coast Tour as well as the Game of Thrones Tour Locations Tour should also be operational by then also.
“The packages we have put together with Dream offer our customers, both old and new, an opportunity to stay in a new, luxury ‘home from home’ environment and to take in the sights right here in our own fantastic country.”
Tom concluded: “Belfast has always been a resilient city, we find new ways of doing things, pulling together and coming out stronger. We want to play our part in that.”
“I encourage anyone with a special occasion, or the need for fun in a new, safe environment to book now. We appreciate each and every booking and will go the extra mile to ensure that the experience is nothing short of exceptional.”
Dream Apartments packages available to book now at www.dreamapartments.co.uk. One or Two Bedroom Apartments available in Obel TEL: 02895216054 to enquire or book.