Mallorca News: Hotel rentals



Some hotels in Palma are reinventing themselves by offer long-term rental accommodation with the aim of increasing income in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Apartments Vistasol already offers rental accommodation for stays of at least one month.

There are a lot of national and local residents looking for work, work or have had personal problems during confinement, ”explains hotel manager José Antonio Sola. “We started off by opening one floor for long term rentals and now we have four.”

I was recommended this hotel and it is wonderful; I wake up, have my breakfast and send resumes for jobs all over the island, including masonry, hospitality and cleaning, ”says Jorge Losada who moved to Palma de Toledo there. is one month old and looking for a job.

“The possibility of a long-term rental in a hotel is good more profitable for hotel chains who are looking for alternative activities and also for customers, because we are a cheaper solution ”, explains José Enrique García, one of the managers of Vistasol. “People who rent here don’t have to pay a deposit, they only make one payment and this offer has proven to be very successful.

The 72 long-stay apartments available for rent at the price of Vistasol 500-690 euros per month, plus a flat rate of 120 euros for electricity and water and are available for a maximum period of six months.

“These are eye-catching prices with all services included,” says García, who says most people choose to stay in hotel to save money.

Victoria Prayones and Santiago da Ponte, originally from Paraguay, work remotely and have been living in Vistasol since July.

“At first it was strange to think that we could live in such a small space, but it was a very good experience,” they said.

The couple moved to Mallorca from Barcelona five months ago and plans to return to Paraguay in December.

Victoria and Santiago da Ponte

More and more hotels are betting on the long-term rental market in an attempt to recover some lost income.


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