Why choose a
SilverDoor Rauma apartment?
What is a serviced apartment?
A corporate serviced apartment is a residence tailored
to the business traveller – providing privacy, spacious living areas,
flexibility and optional hotel standard services and features. With this form
of accommodation, business can be conducted away from home in optimum comfort
and with the most convenient facilities. Just some of the benefits a serviced
apartment offers are:
A flexible and
private space. A serviced apartment is more versatile than a hotel room. Having
designated living areas, such as a fitted kitchen and sitting room, you can
truly make yourself at home and utilise the space provided as you see fit. You
won’t have to deal with the noise and bustle of a busy hotel foyer and
corridors – you can instead enjoy the privacy and peace corporate accommodation
Value for money.
Compared with hotels offering similar features (such as a kitchen and living
area – which itself is hard to find in a hotel), serviced apartments are much
better value for money. Additionally, more money can be saved when booking a
long-stay apartment, as beyond a certain duration threshold serviced apartments
reduce their nightly rate – meaning they are ideal for colleagues who are
relocating to a permanent residence in a new area.
services and facilities. Serviced aparthotels offer a high standard of décor,
furnishings and functions. From fully fitted kitchens to comfortable living
rooms, a serviced apartment has everything you need to be self-sufficient
during your working trip. Furthermore, most of our apartments come with
optional services which are often included in the price, such as housekeeping,
on-site parking, swimming pools, gymnasiums and business conference rooms.
What do I need to know about staying in Rauma?
As a relatively remote Finnish town, Rauma does not
have a dedicated airport. Its nearest airports are located in Pori and Turku –
but many advise that the fastest option when flying may be to go direct to
Helsinki then board a connecting train or bus. Bus connections are
comprehensive, and Rauma has a Long-distance bus station at its centre, with
buses leaving to other cities every 1-3 hours in the day.
Despite its isolation, Rauma offers an impressive
array of activities for those staying in the area. Otantalhti Beach offers the
opportunity to enjoy a sandy shore (especially in the warmer months), and there
is even an 18-hole golf course for keen golfers to enjoy. The town also boasts
a cinema, theatre and swimming hall, as well as free sea side saunas from June
Rauma experiences an expected range of weather for its
location, with comfortably warm summers (approximately 3 months) and extremely
cold winters. The cold season lasts for 4 months and has an average daily
temperate of less than 2 Celsius.
What else is Rauma known for?
Rauma has a
complicated and intriguing history. Helsinki famously relocated the populations
of several towns in the 1500s in order to ensure its economic growth, but the
townsmen of Rauma refused and so the town continued to grow unimpeded. Almost
the entire town of Rauma was destroyed by fires in 1640 and 1682. Even today
the city has approximately 600 wooden buildings. The city was famous for
seafaring trade, and is particularly noted for its production of high quality
lace since the 18th century.
is an industrial city, with its main industries being paper production and
shipbuilding. The town remains a significant Finnish port, and ships almost 6
million tonnes of goods each year. Since the Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant was
built in the area, the town continues to attract many engineers and technicians
from Central Europe which in turn has contributed towards a diversification of
cafes and restaurants.