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5 Things You Must Know Before Booking a Hotel

  We all see booking a hotel as something so easy. Sure! It is - from picking a destination, choose dates to payment then wait for confirmation call or SMS /mail. You're good to go.
But some mistakes could easily break your trip. Imagine being in a hotel with no Internet or room with a broken TV, no helpful amenities? Your hotel choice may be the most important decision you make when planning a trip.

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These are what you must know before booking that your choice hotel.

1-Check the location of the hotel:

When searching for a hotel, you see "Located near" "close to " A hotel description location could lead you to book for hotel not located in right place thinking that you're getting centrally located accommodation, an ideal location with everything in place.

To avoid location misleading
-See the site for yourself
-Make use of a Google map,Google map Street or Bing's Eye view. will help to know how far it is from recreational centres and restaurants by foot, by car and by public transport and to view the neighborhood.

2 -Check hotel reviews:

Some hotels go a great way to make their properties seem perfect. But upon arrival, they could not even boost of a good table water not to talk of security. I call such hotel "great on paper". Some hotels are notorious for stealing, bed bug and a meeting point for evil doers.

To avoid such hotel:
-you have to make your research by reading users reviews or get first-hand information about the hotel.. This will save you a lot of headaches.

3 -Avoid early check:

Early check-in can result in giving you a room that may not have been thoroughly cleaned after the last guest check out.

4 -Book online using debit card:

Welcome to the world were you can book for your dream hotel without leaving your comfort home. Booking with a debit credit cards are the best, tend to be cheaper, easier and faster... It saves time and energy. Book here

5-Always compare booking sites:

In other not to miss out on big savings, don't just plunk down your credit card number to book. First thing to do is to compare, next thing is to compare and finally compare or call the hotel directly just to be sure! Is all about saving money.

Related post, The 10 Best And Cheapest Hotels Around University of Nigeria Nsukka,   Enugu State Nigeria.


  1. Thank you for sharing the great tips. People tend to overlook the paying in advance option. If you pay in advance it saves you time during checkout. Also, location of hotel and transportation available to and fro from the hotel must be considered while choosing the right hotel.

  2. Thanks for the tips, these are super useful!

  3. Great tips! I am taking a trip soon and I will definitely use these tips when booking my hotel! Thanks!

  4. Hotel booking very important while travelling. A small mistake can spoil the complete travel mood. Thanks for sharing those informative tips on hotel bookings.

  5. Didn't think about the early check in thing, will def check in at the appropriate time now

  6. Such a good informational piece. This will help a lot of people before booking a hotel. Great job.

  7. Before booking hotels do a lot of research and just check out the reviews of the hotel and compare with other hotels and always try to book the hotel at the prime location and try to make payment with debit card. budget hotels San Jose Costa Rica

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