France: Dublin-based aparthotel operator Staycity has announced it will open two properties in France in 2017.
Staycity Marseille will open in February 2017. The property,
based in Marseille's Vieux Port, will feature 108 apartments. The
later in the spring, Staycity Lyon will open in a purpose-built,
144-unit development in the city centre, within walking distance of
the old centre and 10-minutes from the main business hub and train
"France has long been a mainstay in our expansion plans and we hope to add further properties in strategic sites in the coming years," said Staycity CEO Tom Walsh.
"These properties and our existing premises in Paris, provide us with a firm base in France, which will help build our reputation as the go-to aparthotel operator for both leisure and business travellers."
Staycity operates an aparthotel in the 10th arrondissement of Paris, close to the Gare de Paris-Est transport hub.
Staycity premises opening in the UK over the next 12 months include Manchester (182 units), London Covent Garden (106 units) and Liverpool (202 units). The company now has more than 3,000 apartments across eight major cities across the UK and Europe, with expansion plans which will take it to 15,000 apartments by 2021.