6 Features Every Hotel Should Have

What every hotel should have
Armonia Bay Hotel – Image by champikal

Sadly, all hotels are not created equally, and if you look at any reviews online, you’re quickly going to find out that some are going to be the best thing ever while others you would not even stay for free. Have you ever thought of what every hotel should have?

While the Internet has made hotel hunting a lot easier, there are some things that you should still look out for when making a reservation, and while the hotel can have amazing reviews, what happens if they don’t have the amenities that you need?  With that being said, I have compiled a list of six things that every hotel should have when you’re ready to make your booking.

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Child Friendly Hotels in Essex

Essex is a lovely part of England and there are some fantastic hotels on offer.  At times though, it is not always easy to find hotels that are child-friendly and family-friendly, but with a little bit of searching, you’ll be surprised at what is available.

So for those of you visiting Essex and don’t have hours to trawl through hotel listings to find child friendly establishments, here are 4 great hotels that are child friendly.

Child Friendly Hotels

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5 Haunted Hotels You Didn’t Know About


The haunted hotel is one of the most written about, prevalent pieces in fiction and horror. Maybe it’s because hotels have so many people who come and go. Many of them seem to take on an air of the people that have been through it, some of them good, some of them bad. But when someone dies in a hotel room, the feeling gets even worse.

What if one of them stayed behind to haunt the room?  An estimated two to eight deaths happen in hotels every single day which raises the statistics of a haunting even higher. Here are the top 5 haunted hotels for you to check out (or avoid) on your travels.

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Best Places to Stay in London for the Olympics


For two weeks this summer, London will be the focus of the world while hosting the Olympic Games. It won’t be easy trying to find to stay in the city. Forget the big name hotels that have a long history in the city. Seriously, you won’t find a room. They’ve been sold out for months.

Those with tickets to the London’s first Olympic hosting gig since 1948 have been snapping up the most sought-after hotel rooms in the city. Add to that the power of block-booking and you can see why you’ll be lucky to find a lobby with a cot. Fortunately, there are still plenty of places to stay in London for the Olympics.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Trips


Whether you have to travel for business or pleasure vacation, it can become costly. Flights, gasoline, hotels, meals, entertainment, souvenirs and more can add up quickly. In 2007, the average American vacation cost about $1,600.00. One can only imagine what it must be now, since prices are rising so much.

To minimize your expenditures, follow these five fabulous tips!

planning-to-travel1: Proper Planning Makes a Difference
The first and most important way to save money while traveling is to be prepared. Do your research before you pack and book your hotel at least a week in advance. This way, you can avoid having to travel from hotel to hotel looking for a vacancy, and also avoid paying more than you thought you would.

Keep in mind that hotel costs vary from area to area and if you do not do your research beforehand, you may blow your whole budget on hotel costs.

2. Go the Extra Mile
With all the new travel-oriented websites available, there are dozens of sites to help you find the best deals on hotels

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Tips for Booking Group Travel

Tips for Booking Group Travel

When it comes to experiencing new things, it’s safe to say that nine times out of ten, the experience is made all the richer when it is share with friends. Heading off on a holiday is one such experience, and whether you’re looking into a luxury Fiji holiday or an adventure through South America, doing it in great company can only enhance the fun.

If you are planning on booking a group holiday somewhere, we’ve got a few tips that will help you make the process a whole lot smoother! Enjoy!

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