Shortstay-apartment.com is an accommodation booking website. We offer pre-visited, professionally managed, high quality, fully furnished and equipped self-catering apartments for short stays in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris, Rome, Rotterdam and The Hague.
Each apartment has its own specific combination of location and layout and has a maximum number of people it can cater for. Consider the size of your group and personal preferences for style and area. Then scroll down the summaries on the apartment page to see what fits your needs. Browse, book and feel good! If you require any additional information please feel free to contact customer support.
Having found your apartment, click on the ‘Book now’ button and proceed to our secure booking and payment pages. The first is for your booking, personal and payment details. After acceptance of the terms and conditions of the apartment provider, you can then check and confirm your booking at the second page. After making a successful online prepayment by creditcard, a booking confirmation and the terms and conditions of the apartment provider will be sent by e-mail.
No. Shortstay-Apartment.com is an independent booking agent and does not charge the customer for its service. Shortstay-Apartment.com’s fees are paid by the apartment provider.
During the booking process you make a prepayment with your credit card. This guarantees your booking. The prepayment amount is a percentage of the total costs as down payment on behalf of the apartment provider (percentage varies per provider and can be checked in their terms and conditions). The balance due can then be paid prior to or on arrival in the city of choice.
Yes. You can contact the apartment provider to clear your balance before arriving in the city of choice.
Shortstay-Apartment.com accepts Visa, MasterCard and Amex.
Please contact our customer service if you require to pay via PayPal or banktransfer. We are able to block the apartment for a short period of time awaiting the payment confirmation of the alternative payment method.
Credit card details are not provided to the apartment owner. Shortstay-Apartment.com charges via Stripe.com, no sensitive data is stored on our servers.
Yes. In most cases our apartment providers offer the following options:
It depends on the apartment provider. Some apartment providers accept cash, but most apartment providers will prefer payment by credit card for security reasons.
Having selected your apartment of choice, the terms and conditions appear as a deeplink ‘Terms and Conditions’ at the bottom of the apartment information page (section terms and conditions; below the availability and prices overview). During your booking process, the terms and conditions also appear at the bottom of the booking details page (section 3; payment details). It is required to accept these terms and conditions to proceed with your booking.
You can alter your booking by contacting customer support. They will try to accommodate any possible changes, although this will depend on availability.
You can cancel your booking by contacting us. In every case the online prepayment is non-refundable. Extra cancellation fees can apply depending on the period of notice for cancellation given and the terms and conditions specified by the apartment provider regarding cancellation policy and fees. In each case we will assist you through this process without any additional fees.
This is a “no show”. The full balance will be charged.
Shortstay-Apartment.com has three key objectives: 1) To provide great apartments through professional, dedicated customer service. 2) To have the best online search process with audience targeted options, searches focused on customer interests, and detailed, up to date information. 3) To offer ease of booking with readily available customer support, security, transparency and a simple online payment procedure.
Depending on your time of arrival and personal preferences, you can check-in either at the apartment provider’s office or at the apartment itself. Please note that not all apartment providers have the option of checking in at their office. For others a check-in at the apartment itself costs extra. This varies per provider. The details of the check-in procedure can be found in the terms and conditions of the apartment provider.
Normal check-in time is from 14.00 till 22.00, for early or late check-ins surcharges will apply, which are stated in the terms and conditions of the apartment provider Normal check-out at 11.00. As this can vary depending on the apartment provider, please be sure to check the details in their terms and conditions at the time of booking. They can also be found on the confirmation page and attached to the confirmation email.
Most apartments are advertised with rates per apartment. Some property managers charge additional costs above a certain amount of guests. This will be shown the moment you change the amount of guests during your search or during the booking process.
Amsterdam and Paris:
All our prices are including VAT. Tourist Tax (if applicable) can be charged by us or by the apartment owner. This will be communicated during the booking process. Additional charges depend on any extra services you book, such as an early check-in or late check-out. A refundable security deposit may apply, this varies per provider and can be checked in their terms and conditions.
Rome, The Hague, Rotterdam and Barcelona:
All our prices are including VAT and excluding Tourist Tax (if applicable). Additional charges depend on any extra services you book, such as an early check-in or late check-out. A refundable security deposit may apply, this varies per provider and can be checked in their terms and conditions.
Breakfast is not included and at the moment unavailable. All apartments are self-catering.
There are no fees for children under 2 years old, but they are considered and counted as adults if above 2 years old. In all cases you pay per apartment and may stay with any number of persons up to the maximum allowed.
Most apartment providers can provide you with baby beds or cots. For some this is free of charge, yet for others there are additional costs attached. If you are interested in a baby bed or cot then please contact customer service. They can tell you if it’s possible and if additional costs are required or not. Once you have confirmation from customer service that it’s possible to get a baby bed or cot you can place this request in the comment box on the confirmation page when making the booking.
Yes. At least one person in your party must be 18 or over.
No. Parking is not included in the price. Please contact our team for up-to-date parking info near your selected destination.
For some apartment providers it is possible to store your luggage at their office temporarily. To find out if this is possible please check their terms and conditions or contact our customer service.