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March 22, 2023

Why Short-Term Rentals are Better than Hotel Rooms

Traveling is always an exciting experience, but choosing the right accommodation can be a challenge. While hotels have been the traditional option for travelers, short-term rental houses have become increasingly popular in recent years. Here’s why we think short-term rentals are the way to go!

1. More Space

    One of the main advantages of short-term rental houses is that they offer more space than a standard hotel room. While hotel rooms are often cramped and lack space to relax, short-term rental houses provide travelers with the opportunity to spread out and unwind. With multiple bedrooms and a living area, short-term rental houses are ideal for families and groups of friends traveling together. The additional space also means that you can work or study without feeling confined to a small space.

    BeachBox Insider Tip: If you’re looking for something spacious and can your entire family and more, take a look at Coastal Haven! This home can fit up to 25 of your friends and family with its 5 bedrooms!

    2. More Privacy

    Another advantage of short-term rental houses is that they offer more privacy than hotels. In a hotel, you are often sharing a building with many other guests and are subject to noise and disruption. With a short-term rental house, you’ll have the entire space to yourself, meaning you won’t have to deal with noisy neighbors or share common areas with strangers. This makes short-term rental houses an excellent option for anyone looking for a quiet and relaxing place to stay.

    BeachBox Insider Tip: Take a peak inside Heart of it All — a spacious 7-bedroom Galveston beach house that offers the perfect, private retreat for families and friends with its own private pool! Talk about comfort and fun, in your own private bubble.

    3. Cost-Effective

      Short-term rental houses can also be more cost-effective than hotels, particularly if you’re traveling with a larger group. Hotels can be expensive, especially if you’re staying in a popular tourist destination. With a short-term rental house, you’ll often be able to save money by cooking your own meals, rather than eating out for every meal as you might have to do in a hotel. In addition, you’ll often find that short-term rental houses have lower nightly rates than hotels, making them a great option for budget-conscious travelers.

      BeachBox Insider Tip: Changes in Latitude is a 3-bedroom beach house that sleeps 12 and boasts cozy spaces, a fire pit, and a spacious deck. The home us just minutes from the beach and Galveston attractions, so you can create memories with family and friends!

      4. Better Amenities 

        Finally, short term rentals often come equipped with better amenities that hotels may not offer, such as a private pool or outdoor space. This can provide families with more opportunities to enjoy the outdoors and relax in a private setting. Not to mention the full sized kitchen stocked with all the necessary equipment to cook all your favorite meals! 

        BeachBox Insider Tip: Jamaica Me Happy is a 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom home with a pool, a fire pit, and a fully fenced yard for endless fun. Our full-sized kitchen makes it easier to hang out with family while cooking up the most delicious family meals!

        Short-term rental houses offer travelers a range of benefits over traditional hotel accommodations. With more space, privacy, cost-effectiveness, local experience, and flexibility, short-term rental houses are an excellent option for anyone looking for a comfortable and convenient place to stay while traveling. If you’re planning a trip soon, make sure to check out all of our amazing homes! Make sure to StayBeachBox!

        2 thoughts on “Why Short-Term Rentals are Better than Hotel Rooms

        • on March 23, 2023

          I would like to see what the prices are to rent a beach cabin, for a weekend or for a week depending on the prices and the location.

          • on March 31, 2023

            Hi Linda! We will shoot you an email!


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