The best and worst hotel booking sites

Best and Worst Hotel Booking Sites

Dozens of hotel-only booking sites promise rock-bottom deals. We test-drove a few sites in search of the best.
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8 Ways Millennials Are Changing Travel

Love 'em or hate 'em, millennials make up a quarter of the U.S. population, and they love to hit the road. Hotels, tour operators, cruise ships, and home-sharing services are going out of their way to court customers in their 20s and 30s—and it could permanently change the world of travel.  

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10 Hot New U.S Hotels Opening in 2017

By Juliana Shallcross

2017 is only a few months old, but if you’re already in need of an escape or even just a happening place to get a drink, these hot new hotels open soon.

How to Protect Your Computer from Airlines and Hotels That Snoop on You

By Jason Cochran

It's called dynamic pricing, and it's how companies can offer you different rates based on who you are and what you're in the market for. Here's how to set your computer to get around it.

New York City is Suddenly Becoming a Lot More Affordable

By Pauline Frommer

Is the reported "Trump Slump" turning expensive trips to the Big Apple into lower-priced, low-hanging fruit?

7 New and Improved All-Inclusive Resorts to Discover in 2017

By Juliana Shallcross

There's a new fleet of tropical all-inclusive resorts on the market. At which one do you want to sink into sand, sleep, and swim-up bars?

The Airbnb Review System is Broken. Why Will Nobody Say So?

By David Landsel

Guests and hosts must participate in an arms race of compliments in their reviews—or they'll be punished. How can we trust any of Airbnb's ratings?

The Latest Travel Scam Targets Conference Attendees

By Pauline Frommer

A cautionary tale and some tips.

A Former Floating Prison is Now London’s Hottest New Hotel

By Jennifer Ceaser

The Good Hotel wasn't always so good—in fact, it was a jail. But it's a fantastic way to stay on the River Thames in London.

10 New Hotels for a Warm-Weather Vacay this Winter

By Juliana Shallcross

Need a warm vacation idea for this winter? These hot new hotels have announced openings in the world's top warm-weather destinations, from Mexico to Miami to the Caribbean. We haven't stayed at these places yet, but they sure look good.

The Cabin treehouse at Treehotel in Sweden

10 of the World's Weirdest Hotel Rooms

The world's most unconventional lodgings are housed in planes, a jail, the open air, a giant pineapple, and other unexpected places.
Barcelona, Spain.

Frommer's 5 Deals for Aug. 8, 2012

Jet off to Barcelona for six nights, tour Vietnam, recharge at a luxury resort in Anguilla, golf at a Florida resort, and book discounted Marriott hotels in the Caribbean and Mexico.
The Danube River in Budapest, Hungary.

Frommer's 5 Deals for Aug. 1, 2012

Visit Budapest and Prague, tour India, save on an Orlando hotel or a Park City resort in August, or book an oceanfront hotel in South Carolina for less.
Atop Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo by <a href="http://www.frommers.com/community/user_gallery_detail.html?plckPhotoID=109e66fa-2f85-4959-8505-a643a57a3be7&plckGalleryID=6782c9b3-9d88-4ccc-bddf-687332819463" target="_blank">Hidden Travel/Frommers.com Community</a>

Frommer's 5 Deals for Aug. 15, 2012

Soak up the sun in Jamaica and Curacao, explore Cape Town and go on safari, and save on hotels in Florida and Santa Fe.
Spa waiting area at the The Leela Palace Kempinski Udaipur, India.

Hotel Rooms with a View: 15 Top Picks

Upgrade to one of these 15 hotels, inns, and vacation rentals, where you'll enjoy incomparable views of oceans, lakes, mountains, forests, or skylines.
View from the fort at Cidade Velha, Cape Verde.

Island Hopping the Cape Verde Islands

What to see and where to stop in the distinctive West African archipelago.
The Spa at Buccament Bay Resort, St. Vincent. Photo courtesy Buccament Bay Resort

5 Best New Spas in the Caribbean

Several spas have opened in the Caribbean within the last two years. Here are 6 spots to try a little pampering alongside your sun-bathing.
A courtyard on Commercial Street in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Photo courtesy of Tim Grafft/MOTT

Best Places to Stay: Cape Cod, Nantucket, and More

Where you stay on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, or Nantucket can set the tone of your vacation. Use this guide to help find the best spot for your trip.
Muse Hotel de Luxe, Saint-Tropez. Photo: Muse Hotel de Luxe

8 Best New Hotels in France

Check in at a stylish Paris hotel, get to know the poolside butlers in St. Tropez, sip wine at a Burgundy inn, and enjoy the best of these new hotels in France.
Outside the pet-friendly Hotel Allegro Chicago. Photo: John Dziekan

Hotel Perks That Hit the Spot

From complimentary bike rentals to free minibar snacks, a dozen of our favorite amenities are available at boutique hotels, luxury hotels, and hotel chains around the world.