Some people may find hotel searching a little daunting, where to start, what to look for, is the location good and so on. The stress itself can almost make going on holiday a bit less exciting, but I, for one, love a good hotel search and the best bit about it, is finding so many lovely ones along the way to bookmark for future trips. I must admit, that over the years, I have become a bit of a pro at holiday/hotel finding and in most cases; they have worked out well, so in today’s post, I am sharing my top three sites to search for that perfect holiday hotel.
Booking.com – Booking.com is probably the first site I go to for hotel searching and they always give me the best deals. Searching is super easy and within seconds, you are presented with a good amount of places to choose from with the best prices. Making the reservation is simple and quick and with most cases, you are able amend bookings and cancel with a good time frame, so even if you change your mind, it’s no biggie at all. The advanced search option also allows you to be more specific with what you want, so all the unnecessary parts are taken away and you are left with exactly what you searched for.
Classic British Hotels – Classic British hotels is great site for hotels in the UK and if a nice, little romantic break is what you want, then look no further. The site is again, super easy to navigate round, the categories are easy to filter out and I honestly didn’t even realise how many beautiful hotels we have here in the UK. I love a good spa and I was particularly drawn to a few in Yorkshire and Suffolk. As well as relaxation, the hotels also offer much more than a quiet break, lots of them are close to historic locations, so for those who love history or even photography, this site is great for finding that perfect getaway.
Airbnb – On some occasions, hotels in certain locations can be extremely pricey, so this is where Airbnb comes in. This site allows you to rent rooms or apartments for short or long periods and charges a set price for the stay. Basically, you are renting someone else’s place as a holiday hotel and in most cases; they’re all self-catering and may not always have house-keeping services. But you do get the odd ones, where they do have a cleaner that comes in and changes your towels and cleans the floors etc. It may not always be a luxurious as an actual hotel, but you can save heaps especially if you’re travelling on a budget.
Have you used any of these sites before? If no, would you use them in the future?
*This post is in collaboration with Classic British Hotels.