9 ways to save big on your next hotel stay

Many factors determine the price you pay for your hotel stay, from  the destination you’re seeking to the time of year you’re traveling.  Other influences are less predictable.


It’s no secret that sought-after hotels in large cities or popular  resorts will cost quite a bit more than a modest motel on a country  road.

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Star Ratings

A variety of different groups — such as guidebook publishers, consumer  associations and travel websites — award hotels between one and five stars.

Room Type

Whether you’ve chosen a no-frills two-star motel or a glamorous  five-star resort, you’ll pay more for certain rooms within the same  building.

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Special touches, like turn-down service and super fluffy towels, can add  to your enjoyment during, but they’ll also add to the price.

Amenities and Additional Services


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