All you need to know about Erbil

The thriving business hub of Erbil is the capital of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. A pro-Western metropolis, the region is growing in popularity as more and more business travellers flock to the location. As a result, the city is becoming more populated with furnished apartments to keep up with this demand. For those travelling to Erbil, within our portfolio we have options for both long stay and short stay serviced apartments in Erbil. To be in the best hands for expert knowledge and advice regarding our corporate housing and the location, choose a serviced apartment in Erbil with SilverDoor today.

Tips for staying in Erbil

If you have a choice when to visit Erbil on business, spring or autumn are the best times to travel. The weather varies throughout the year and whilst the summers are hot, the winter sees surprisingly cold temperatures. We recommend researching this when you have finalised the time during the year that you will be travelling so appropriate clothes can be packed for your trip. Surprisingly, the city also boasts some of the best nightlife in the Middle East which is often comparable to Beirut. For a drink with a colleague or client after work, you will be able to find many bars that will accommodate you. Although some speak English, a bit of prior research will be necessary to overcome the language barrier you may face. If you want to impress whilst away, Kurdish is the main language spoken, so brushing up on a few phrases wouldn’t go amiss.

Transport in Erbil

The easiest and most comfortable form of transport for tourists is taxi, with trips by car being favorable to many. Buses are also an option, however, aren’t used as widely. For some areas, such as New Hawler, they can be the preferable mode of transport for those looking to not break the bank with taxi rides. Erbil has its own airport which is one of the two key airports within Iraqi Kurdistan, so is an ideal location for international travellers.

Shopping in Erbil

There are many malls in Erbil, such as the Family Mall that delivers a seamless shopping experience. With a variety of brands, a cinema and a food court offering different cuisines for you to try, the mall is a conveniently located and filled with activities for you to get involved in on your shopping day. Alternatively, the Bazaar is another credited option and popular for those looking for a mixture of shops offering a variety of goods; you are almost guaranteed to find what you are looking for.

Facts about Erbil

A location rife with history, Erbil is one of the oldest cities in the world, dating back to at least 6000 BC which has played a significant role in 21st century history. The beauty of Erbil is that it has managed to keep up with modern advancements as it has become known for its contemporary malls, yet still stays true to its past with its ancient sites where you can transport back to its roots. Listed as a UNESCO heritage site back in 2014, the Erbil Citadel definitely warrants a visit for you to wander the remains of the ancient city and catch a beautiful sunset.

What to do in Erbil

During the day, a visit to Erbil Main Square is ideal, with many cafes available for you to get your coffee fix or find a table for an alternative setting to complete some work tasks. Alongside ancient ruins, this city has modern day architectural wonders. A visit to the Jalil Khayat Mosque is a necessity for your trip; the ornately decorated beauty is a sight to behold. Finally, to stretch your legs after a long day at work, Erbil is home to many parks for you to enjoy. From Sami Abdul Rahman Park to Minaret Park and Shanidar Park, there are many different green spaces for you to utilise whilst away on business in Erbil.

What is a serviced apartment?

A serviced apartment is the perfect choice for the international business traveller. Our serviced apartments in Erbil are tailored to meet every need you may have whilst away; from housekeeping services which timings can be personalised to fit in with your schedule, to specific leisure facilties within your accommodation building, we have you covered. We are determined to supply you with the best possible furnished apartments for the best possible price, and that is why our corporate housing is known as being exceptional value. Small costs add up, so the inclusion of a kitchen helps to eliminate the dreaded cost of continuous eating out which you would face when staying in a hotel. Additionally, long-term stays benefit from a tax break which sees a reduction in the price of our serviced apartments in Erbil; another incredible advantage of serviced accommodation.

Why choose a serviced apartment in Erbil with SilverDoor?

We are well established in the serviced apartment industry, after twenty years within the sector it is clear we know what we are talking about. The rich knowledge and expertise which we have gained allows us to direct you to your ideal serviced apartment in Erbil that will meet all your requirements and tastes. We have worked hard to perfect our customer service as we believe this is one of the most important aspects of our business. Therefore, to have a 4.9 star Trustpilot rating is something we are incredibly proud of. It shows that we are here for you from enquiry to check out to ensure the corporate housing which you select is of the highest standard throughout your stay. When choosing a serviced apartment in Erbil with SilverDoor, you know you are in trusted hands.

To learn more about our large portfolio of serviced apartment in Erbil, do not hesitate to contact us today.