Whether your hotel is large or small, it is most likely that there will be a considerable portion of coffee lovers in your midst. Choosing a machine that is right, however, for not only the varied preferences of your team, but for your company is vital.
Whether this is about trying to reduce outgoing costs, the size of team your machine needs to serve or ease of maintenance, each business has unique requirements.
With over 50 years of acquired knowledge in providing coffee machines for your hotel, at Nexus we are aware of the elements that are important when picking a hot drinks dispenser.
When it comes to coffee machines for hotels, the two most common types of machines are bean to cup and single serve. When it comes to picking which is right for your business there are three key factors that should be considered– machine maintenance, hot drink selection, and whether you will charge.
Maintaining your hotel coffee machine
With bean to cup machines grinding the coffee internally, this means that they will need to be disassembled after a certain amount of use for cleaning. Whilst the time between cleaning will vary from model-to-model, in companies with larger teams, this can mean fairly frequent maintenance.
This issue can, however, be navigated to some degree if your business is happy to train staff properly on how and when to clean the hotel coffee machine. As a result of their capsule brewing method, purchasing a single serve machine can be another, more convenient, way to avoid this issue.
The hot drink selection that suits your hotel
The second important element to consider when choosing between these two options is hot drink selection.
Although coffee is often the preferred choice of hot drink in most offices, it is important to ensure that all tastes are accounted for. At Nexus Drinks, our single serve Flavia and Klix models serve some of the UK’s favourite hot drinks brands, such as Mars, Kenco, and Yorkshire Tea.
These machines are perfect for hotels people have a wide selection of favourites.
Charging for drinks
When it comes to choosing a hot drinks dispenser for your hotel, it is also important to be aware of the expense of hot drinks. In smaller teams, providing free hot drinks can be simple and cheap way to boost morale, but in larger teams this can quickly become very expensive. Our machines, such as the Flavia, can be fitted to charge for drinks if you think this would better suit your business.
Can using coffee machines in hotels be environmentally friendly?
At Nexus, we are aware of the environmental issues that come with packaging. It is because of this that we work with organisations such as Terracycle for packaging that is not as easy to recycle and also ensure that we supply sustainably packaged options everywhere possible.