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RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO
Residence Diana features hotel amenities, services.
In Warsaw, a sense
of home suite home
The 46 serviced apartments at Residence Diana include six Deluxe Grand Suites.
By Kenneth Kiesnoski
There’s no place like home or, when one’s
abroad, a home away from home. Long the
purview of business travelers on long-term assignment, serviced apartments — offering the
comforts of home, more space and the semblance of local residency — are gaining in popularity
with leisure travelers.
In Warsaw, Poland, MaMaison
Hotels & Apartments is seeing
more three-to-four-night bookings amid the usual weekly and
monthly rentals at its lovely, modern and centrally located Residence Diana, according to General Manager Agnieszka Tucharz.
“We want to position ourselves
as an option not only for the lon-ger-stay market,” she said. “So we
are even beginning to emphasize
The property’s 46 serviced
units feature familiar, home-like
features: on-site parking; office
desks; fully equipped kitchenettes
with microwaves; entertainment
systems with satellite TV, DVD
daily breakfast (about $12) can be
ordered from trendy on-site eatery Restauracja Bio Porta 13.
My roomy, Deluxe Grand
Suite, decked out in sleek, ultramodern furniture and shades of
red, tan, pale green and off-white,
measured almost 900 square
feet and boasted a Jacuzzi with
rainfall showerhead. Residence
Diana’s units range from the 11
484-square-foot Superior Studios
to the single 1,100-square-foot
Two-Bedroom Diana Suite.
Rack rates range from about
$65 to $325 per night.
Current promotions include a
Weekend Special Deal, with 20%
off the best available rates on two-
player and stereo; self-service
laundering facilities; and plenty
of large, built-in closets.
But hotel-style amenities and
services are also on offer, including in-room safes and minibars;
24-hour reception and concierge;
housekeeping and laundry/dry-cleaning; and an on-site business
In addition, room service or
night stays Fridays to Sundays
(through Dec. 29); four nights for
the price of three for Thursday or
Friday arrivals (July 1 to Aug. 31);
and a discount of 15% on the best
available rate for bookings 100%
prepaid before check-in (through
For more, visit www.residence
diana.com or www.mamaison