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Last updated February 07, 2016. 

Hotels & Rentals in Europe

Hotels can be a good deal especially when you are traveling in groups of 2, 3 or more people. Also, if you've been spending weeks and weeks in hostels you might want to treat yourself to a night in a hotel every now and then (ah...privacy, peace & personal privy!).

Travel Tip: Comparison shopping for hotel rooms is essential. Different rates for the same hotel room are common on the internet. The sites below are good places to start comparing prices.

The advantages of using a hotel search site is that you quickly can see many hotels that meet your requirements, web only discounts are often exclusive to these sites, smaller non-chain hotels are included in search results, and independent customer reviews are often available to help you decide on the right hotel for you.

[Hotel Chains]
The advantages of making your reservations directly through a hotel's website is that usually there is no booking fee, you can see all discounts available (AAA, senior, government), and the information about the hotel is up-to-date.

[Rental Properties]
Considering an extended stay in one location? A rental property might be just what you need.

Venere A complete and secure on-line hotel and accommodation reservation service that directly links the user with five star and budget hotels, bed and breakfasts and country retreats throughout Europe and the world. Detailed profiles of properties facilitate the selection of hotel properties, making it easy to plan an entire vacation accommodation itinerary. Independent hotel reviews by fellow travelers help you choose the right hotel for you and help you avoid unpleasant surprises! Shows prices in currency of destination.

European Discount Hotels Cheap, budget & luxury hotel reservations. Instant confirmation. Cancel without penalty. Lowest price guarantee. Customer reviews of hotels and property photos available.  All price quotes include taxes and breakfast. Prices may be viewed in 11 different currencies.

CheapOair Offers over 100 million negotiated airfares from 350 global airlines and 85,000 negotiated Hotel Rates. Guarantees the lowest online price for exclusive and budget airfares and hotel rates, or we will credit the difference on your next purchase of a round trip ticket or hotel reservation via

HotelCombined All the best hotel sites in one place right here. Offers results in most major world currencies. A comprehensive worldwide listing of bed and breakfasts, B&B homestays, country inns, urban bed and breakfasts, guest houses, lodges, cabins, historic hotels, small resorts, guest ranches, farmhouse accommodations, working farms, and ranch vacations.

TravelNow Search for the best airfares, book hotel reservations, and rent a car all from the convenience of your computer.  The pricing and reservation system is automated so you can quickly check prices from travel suppliers all over the world. Live travel agents are available to assist you in any way they can. Shows prices in US$--currency converter provided. is the premier online travel planning and flight-booking site. Purchase airline tickets online, find vacation packages, and make hotel and car reservations, find maps, destination information, travel news and more. Try, if you live in Canada, if you live in the UK, or, if you live in Australia.

Travelocity On-line travel agency--includes user reviews of hotels, property information, and pictures. Shows prices in US$. Also available: Travelocity Canada  or Travelocity India  

Orbitz Search for deals on flights, hotels, car rental and special package deals.

Hotwire Pay less than standard room rates at top hotels. Save up to 75%! Hotwire lets you choose the dates, the city, the area of the city, the hotel class (how many stars), but doesn't show you the hotel name until after you've booked. You can get really good deals this way, but I suppose you have to be a bit of a risk taker.  I've personally used the service several times and haven't had any problems. Shows prices in US$. The fast and secure service offering savings of up to 60% on your accommodation. Choose from over 21,000 hotels worldwide to suit all tastes & budgets. This is a free "club" that essentially gives you back a percentage of what you pay for a hotel room in the form of "Member Dollars." The money you earn by making bookings on their site can be redeemed on any future hotel reservation you make on their site. Multiple languages and currencies available.

Alpha Rooms Find discount rates on hotels and apartments worldwide. Offers pictures and plenty of info about hotels, including customer reviews. The site also has destination guides, interactive maps, weather information, and very specific search capabilities to help you find the perfect hotel in perfect location. Shows prices in US$, , or . Great Discounts on hotel/motel rooms all over the world.  Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America, South for the best rates worldwide and book on-line. Shows prices in US$.

Hoteltopia Having trouble deciding on who has the best price? Book with Hotelopia and we will guarantee that you have been given the best price for the dates you have chosen. Find a lower rate on the same day for the same hotel through any other site and we will refund the difference immediately. Shows prices in , , US$, or CAN$. Low price guarantee on over 12,000 hotels. Shows prices in most worldwide currencies. 95,000 cheap hotels rates in 11.000 cities world wide. 24/7 Customer Support, 150.000 Hotel Reviews, blogs & forums 15.000 to help you find that perfect stay. 5% cash back loyalty program. Shows prices in many worldwide currencies.

Rates-to-Go! Last minute hotel deals from Rates To Go - instant reservation service for hotels and apartments world wide! Good for booking reservations less than 20 days prior to arrival. Each reservation gives you back a percentage refund ($$$) available to help pay for  future hotel reservations made at Rates-to-Go. Shows prices in 14 currencies.

Priceline shop and compare great deals on hotels and more.

OneTravel Great Travel Deals - airline tickets, discount hotels, cheap car rentals, vacation packages and more. Shows prices in US$ and destination currency.

Chain Hotels
Best Western Over 4,200 hotels in 80 countries. 1,312 in hotels in Europe.

Choice Hotels International Over 5,000 locations open and under development around the world. Includes Sleep Inn, Comfort Inn, Quality Inn, Clarion, Mainstay Suites, Cambria Suites, Comfort SuitesRodeway Inn, and Econo Lodge.

InterContinental Hotels and Resorts Over 3,700 hotels in nearly 100 countries. Includes Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts, Crown Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo, Staybridge Suites, and Candlewood Suites.

Marriott Offers reservations for almost 2,800 properties around the world. Includes Marriott Hotels, Renaissance Hotels, Courtyard, Residence Inn, Fairfield Inn, Towneplace Suites, Spring Hill Suites, Horizons, Ritz-Carlton, and Grand Residences.

 Radisson features 420 locations in 73 countries.  Includes Raddisson, Carlson, Country Inns and Suites, Park Inn, & Park Plaza hotels.

Rental Properties
Home Away Holiday Rentals
offers over 210,000 holiday homes around the world. Check out the traveller reviews to help you decide which property is right for you. A comprehensive worldwide listing of bed and breakfasts, B&B homestays, country inns, urban bed and breakfasts, guest houses, lodges, cabins, historic hotels, small resorts, guest ranches, farmhouse accommodations, working farms, and ranch vacations.




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