Questions tagged [accommodation-search-engines]

For questions about different search engines and websites where you can search for accomodation, recommendations for sites that meet a certain criteria and their functionality.

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Date/Price chart for Hotels [duplicate]

Google Flights, and probably other travel sites, has a great tool to find better prices based on dates (or date ranges). For example, here is the Date screen from Google flights and an example Price ...
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What hotel search engines let you list and/or filter the free cancelation deadline?

When searching for accommodations, many engines let you filter by free cancelation, such as Kayak, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Priceline and others. The problem is when clicking through the listings, ...
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I accidentally booked a non-refundable stay in the wrong location. Can I get money back?

I booked a last minute non-refundable stay on priceline.com but I've accidentally booked it in the wrong state. I immediately let priceline.com know and I tried to get a hold of the hotel but no ...
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Is there any website or service for showing countries / regions open for travel during Covid-19 restrictions?

As countries and regions open up from lockdown, I was wondering if there's an online tool that can highlight which places a person is free to travel to based on: Passports held Current residency / ...
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Is there an accommodation search engine for Poland?

I've been in Poland, from the Lithuanian border to Gdansk to Wroclaw passing through various smaller towns and villages, for about ten days. When I arrived very early on New Years Day with Lithuanian ...
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Worldwide hotel search with filtering

I'm looking for a website that allows me to search for hotels across the world. Reason being that I have no clue where to go for vacation and I'd like to decide based on hotel availability / price / ...
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Hotel search engine that sorts results by distance from a given address by public transit?

When I'm traveling to a city with good public transport, I often prefer to save money by booking a place that is well connected to the city center by bus/tram/metro instead of a hotel that's directly ...
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Is there some way to find the very cheapest hostel in a whole country?

I just had the urge to look up the cheapest hostel in all of Japan. I tried each of HostelWorld, HostelBookers, and Hostels.com but each one had a mandatory requirement that I specify a city before ...
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Are there hostel search engines with which you can search for family rooms in Japan?

I've worked in several backpacker hostels in a couple of countries and stayed in many in many countries. Many, perhaps most, offer twin, double, and even family rooms, as well as dormitories. But I ...
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Hotel search site with "out of pocket" price [duplicate]

I'm looking for a hotel search site that does the following things: List the price as "what you pay" including all fees, taxes, surcharges, etc. Has a map view Ideally allows to search for "free ...
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Hotel/hostel search engine that allows filtering by check-in time?

Typical scenario: I arrive by air very early and will be too tired to sightsee something in the city. I just want to go to sleep. How can I pick a hotel that allows early check-in (noon at least)? On ...
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Is there a hotel booking website that lets you filter by a highlighted map area?

A friend of mine is interested in seeing the 2017 solar eclipse, however they are having difficulty locating a cheap enough room. The area where the eclipse will be visible is huge, however normal ...
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Is there a hotel search tool that allows me to see prices for potential dates? [duplicate]

I don't know if this is considered common knowledge, but personally I have found that for a typical week-long trip, the price of the hotel is greater than the price of the flight. My trip planning, ...
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Is there a hotel booking site which allows to filter for refundable rates?

I have a trip coming up at rather short notice and while I should be covered I would like to book some backup accommodation within my price range just in case. While searching for rooms on the usual ...
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How to search for a late checkout hotel?

This question comes up often, this time I am going to land at YUL at 00:33 and my next flight is at 16:55. Is there a hotel search engine which allows searching for late checkout? (Otherwise I'd need ...
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Is there a website that lets you shop for hotels with taxes and fees included in search results?

Every time I book a hotel online, the price increases by 25% in "taxes and fees" at checkout, compared to the price featured in search results. This does not occur when booking flights (I actually ...
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Hotel search engine that allows to search for rooms with a desk?

Some background: I am planning to go to Finland during February / March next year to watch skijumping at the Nordic World Ski Championships. As Lahti (competition venue) will be fully booked with ...
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Is there an hotel price search engine that also searches nearby cities?

I use often booking search engines or price comparison for hotels. One feature I miss is the possibility to search in nearby cities. Either specifying a radius or by system suggestion. Most times I ...
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How do I find the cheapest date to book a given hotel?

I am looking for a site or service that allows me to search a hotel (or hotels, or a specific beach/location) for the cheapest date. Most sites want you to tell them when you plan to visit. I WANT ...
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Is there a hotel search engine which allows one to exclude shared rooms? [duplicate]

The main big hotel search websites I know: http://www.booking.com/ http://www.hotels.com/ http://www.laterooms.com/ list many "hotels" which also sell single beds in dorm rooms. Try searching for ...
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Is there a hotel aggregation site that can sort by TripAdvisor rating?

Is there a hotel aggregation site that can sort by TripAdvisor rating? I find TripAdvisor lacks the filtering options available on most aggregation sites, but hotel aggregation sites generally lack ...
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Hotel booking sites with a calendar view, similar to flight search engines?

I was a great fan of Wotif.com's calendar view, where you could punch a place and a start date and it would show you prices and availability for all hotels, which you could then filter down by your ...
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I am looking for a hotel search engine for rural areas

I am trying to find a bucolic holiday destination, which means finding a nice hotel in a small beautiful village for spending some quiet time. Most search engines are only finding major cities, and ...
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Is there a website that allows me to filter on number of rooms in a suite?

My wife and I will be travelling through the US and Canada with my mother-in-law at the end of the year. I'm finding that almost all hotels, when they offer a "two double bed" or "two queen bed" ...
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Accommodation search engine that allows setting an approximate price range without a date?

While looking for accommodation for my vacation, I have become rather frustrated with sites like booking.com where you have to set the check-in and check-out dates before you see any prices. ...
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