For travelers on the go, apps are probably the best thing brought by smart technologies. And with hundreds of apps for every purpose, finding and choosing the best is often a challenging task. We offer you today 7 hotel booking apps for iPhone and iPad, hand picked by Argophilia Travel News staff, ideal for business and leisure travelers alike.
Priceline Hotel & Car Negotiator by Priceline.com
As the name suggests, the app offers excellent means to book hotels and rental cars when you’re on the go. There are over 165,000+ hotels on sale everyday , and you can search and find the best near your current location , filtering by hotel star level, price, amenity, or neighborhood. The app is complete with hotel photos, descriptions and guest reviews. Another top feature is Name Your Own Price which can help you save up to 60% . Same-day reservations discounts available. The app is designed for both iPhone and iPad.
The Booking.com app offers a quick, easy and secure way to find and book hotels on your iPhone and iPad. It has an inventory of 225,000+ hotels all over the world, and allows you to search for hotels near your location or in any destination. Other features include 2-step booking process with personal details remembered, and use of your phone to show your booking confirmation at the hotel’s reception, with no print-outs needed. There are no booking fees charged. Free to download.
Only 130,000 hotels in 20,000 cities worldwide, the app allows you to filter by price, distance, hotel name, and Expedia traveler rating. It is localized in 16 languages, free to download, and features the most beautiful interface of all the apps listed here today, with hi-res photos of hotel rooms, pools and more.
Unclear how many hotels in inventory, however the app claims to enable you to find Top Secret and regular hotels nearby or by city. It features description, photos, amenities, local dining, nearby attractions and transportation options, with standard room rates and current price for your day of travel. As the name of the app implies, you can also use it to book flights and cars. Additional features include destination guides, events by month, and exclusive mobile deals.
From the iTunes description: specifically designed for iPhone, only the Orbitz app lets you quickly search and book flights, hotel rooms, and rental cars without ever leaving the app. You can also access your current trips, check flight status, find hotels near your current location using your phone’s GPS, and get exclusive mobile-only discounts of up to 65% off hotels in over 200 popular destinations worldwide.
Exclusively listing Choice Hotels, this free app allows you to quickly find and book more than 6,000 Choice Hotels properties anytime, anywhere. You can see hotel details, amenities and photo gallery, join or access your Choice Privileges® account, view or cancel reservations, and so on.
App by Intercontinental Hotels Group, created to simplify and enhance every aspect of your travel experience, from booking your next stay at a Holiday Inn Express to having quick access to details about your upcoming reservations to getting easy directions and contact information when you arrive. Plus, enroll in Priority Club® Rewards or use your existing account to earn points, redeem points for stays, access special offers during your stay and streamline the reservation process.