The Ascott Limited (Ascott) is turning some of its serviced apartments into work spaces as part of its new “Work in Residence” initiative in participating properties worldwide.
Those seeking an alternative location to work-from-home or study can book one of Ascott’s “spacious, conducive and self-contained” work suites across over 60 participating properties in 30 cities and 10 countries.
The Singapore-based service residence company’s work suites are fully furnished and let guests check-in and start work with “minimal disruptions, enabling them to stay productive and connected”.
Ascott says its larger apartments with separate living and dining areas, kitchen and individual bedrooms are ideal for project groups.
Guests can choose either daily, weekly or monthly packages. Depending on the length of use and location, the work suites come with a dedicated workstation, regular housekeeping, complimentary coffee and tea or complimentary parking at selected serviced residences. Nespresso coffee machines are also available in selected apartments.
The company says essentials such as high-speed WiFi, wide-screen monitor, webcam for videoconferencing and Bluetooth speakers with microphones are available on demand. Task lights, wireless charging stand for tablets and mobile phones, adequate power plugs and USB charging ports, as well as a stationery kit are provided to guests.
Guests can also choose from a range of services which include food delivery, grocery shopping, printing, concierge or book-a-chef for in-room dining.
Ascott’s portfolio includes over 180 cities across over 30 countries in Asia Pacific, Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the US. Ascott has over 69,000 operating units and about 48,000 units under development, making a total of about 117,000 units in over 700 properties.
The company’s serviced residence and hotel brands include Ascott The Residence, The Crest Collection, Somerset, Quest, Citadines, lyf, Préférence, Vertu, Harris, Citadines Connect, Fox, Yello and Pop!.