Why choose a
SilverDoor Gouda apartment?
What is a serviced apartment?
Merging the luxurious services and amenities typical of
a five star hotel with the privacy and flexibility of a private rented
property, serviced apartments offer our clients the best of both worlds for
their business trips away. Not only are our corporate apartments in Gouda
luxurious, they also offer the functionality of a home-from-home space, meaning
your lifestyle can be maintained as you wish when travelling away on business.
Just some of the many advantages to a serviced apartment include:
Compared with hotels offering similar sized suites and features (which are hard
to find!), serviced apartments are much better value for money. Not only is the
nightly rate lower for the majority of our serviced apartments than hotel
equivalents, we also offer a tax discount on bookings which extend beyond a
duration threshold, meaning the nightly rate reduced even further. This makes
our apartments ideal for colleagues relocating and in need of Gouda serviced
apartments for long term bookings while waiting for permanent accommodation.
comfort. Serviced apartments offer a true sense of privacy – away from the busy
corridors and small confines of a hotel, these spaces are large enough to make
yourself at home in peace. The functionality of multiple areas for sleeping,
cooking, entertaining and working means you can truly relax and prepare for
each business appointment fully, and on your own schedule.
services. Many of our apartments are set in dedicated buildings which feature a
host of services designed to make your life easy and enjoyable. From gyms,
swimming pools and cinema rooms to housekeeping and on-site restaurants, all
features are optional and often included in the price of your stay.
What do I need to know about staying in Gouda?
Gouda is a moderately sized city in the west of the
Netherlands, and has a population of over 70,000. The city is famed for many
items of produce – its name being mainly associated with Gouda cheese.
With two railway stations, Gouda and Gouda Goverwelle,
Gouda is best reached by train. The city is also near the major motorways A12
and A20 for those wishing to reach the city via car or coach. Like much of the
Netherlands, Gouda has an extensive bicycle network, with many charging bays
Like most Northern European countries, Gouda experiences
its best/warmest weather in July and August, where temperatures average between
20 and 25 degrees Celsius. Rain is very likely throughout the winter months –
the coolest of which being February.
What else is Gouda known for?
seen many phases of prosperity and disaster. In the 16th century it
suffered significant economic problems, and after recovering it was devastated
in the 17th century by war and plague. Hit by multiple subsequent
recessions, for a time ‘Goudaner’ and ‘beggar’ were interchangeable. The city
truly expanded following the Second World War, during which time in tripled in
supported by beer and linen production, Gouda today bases much of its economy
on tourism and leisure – especially its centre. Jobs in the city are predominantly
found in commercial and healthcare services. The city market still trades in
Gouda cheese, and the city is known for manufacturing candles, smoking pipes