Category Archives: Hotels

Hotel Safety – How to prepare yourself, and what to watch out for

The recent deaths of John and Susan Cooper, a couple holidaying with Thomas Cook, highlight more than ever the risks in going abroad, and how much we take our British health and safety systems for granted; this hotel had passed its most recent inspection in July with a 96% rating. Whilst the cause of death is yet to be established, it would appear that it is as a result of some issue at the hotel, with other guests having reported symptoms consistent with Legionnaire’s disease and advising of raw or undercooked food. The couple’s daughter, holidaying with them, is adamant that the cause was within the room, however, and that... Read more

What to look out for when booking an all inclusive hotel

If you are looking to go on holiday and thinking of booking an all inclusive hotel, then there are a few things you should be looking out for to try and insure you chose the best place. All inclusive is great for people who don’t want to have to take a lot of spending money with then and be able to eat and drink as and when they please. It is also perfect for people who have children as they will often want drinks and snacks throughout the day which can very quickly add up. As you will have already paid for the food and drink in the price for... Read more

Staying in a hotel for business or leisure

Hotel stays can be through business or leisure and as a business booking you may not get the chance to research and choose your hotel so you may find that your put in a more corporate cheaper style hotel that is fairly basic. As a leisure customer you would generally take the time to compare hotels looking at prices and pictures as well as customer reviews and feedback. Whichever type of customer you are you can expect certain basic things for any hotel stay and if those things aren’t there then you could be within your rights to lodge a complaint. Basic hygiene and cleanliness is a must this means... Read more

How to find the best hotel for your money

When looking for a hotel it can be hard to know which one to choose as you are often bombarded which special offers, notices of awards received and a number of mixed reviews? It may be that you are going to be spending quite a bit of money on your holiday and possibly that you have been saving up for some time. You will want to know that the hotel is clean and the food is nice (especially if all inclusive) and that there are the facilities on site that you would like. Firstly have a read through the description in detail and if possible find the same hotel on... Read more

Hotels – you don’t always get what you pay for

If you are looking at booking a hotel for the night, a short break or a holiday for a week or two then you need to do some research to find out where is best to stay. With lots of comparison sites and review sites, it is now ease to compare where to book to get the best price and also to read what other travellers have said about the hotel. You may think by paying more for your hotel you will get a better quality rom and stay but this is not always the case. Many hotels think that they can justify the high prices they charge just by... Read more

Hotel advice for everyone

When booking a hotel you need to consider what you are wanting it for. Obviously you are most likely booking a hotel for somewhere to sleep and to store your belongings whilst on holiday or on a business trip but how much time will you be spending at the hotel? If the hotel is simply a place to get your head down as you will be out most of the day and evening, then I would suggest a budget hotel that has good reviews in terms of noise level and comfort. If you are looking for a place where you can relax, perhaps have a Spa, stay for lunch or... Read more