Hotel Room Booking Fun Facts
How do you make a hotel reservation?
- Search online for hotels in or near your destination.
- Use your map to pin down hotel locations.
- Check for included amenities.
- Search for available dates at the hotel(s) you’ve chosen.
- Book the hotel room.
- Check the confirmation.
Can you just show up to a hotel and get a room?
Anyone can go to the reception in a hotel and ask if they have a room available. if they have one, and you find the price acceptable, they may ask you to pay for the room up front, either cash or with a credit card.
Can you negotiate hotel prices?
Though it’s best to phone ahead, you can negotiate on arrival. If you walk in without a reservation and are unhappy with the rate you are quoted, tell the desk clerk and ask if there is a lower rate or offer a rate that you are willing to pay. Always wait until the desk is not busy.