"The hotel looked old, and not in a quaint way. The toilet was shut off, and I couldn't call the front desk because the phone in the room didn't work. We were told to park by the rear door, but the key card didn't work for that door. No elevator. Stay somewhere else.2019-07-17"
"The hotel room wasn't fancy, but it was clean and comfortable, and we really appreciated the sofa bed. The coffee was nice, and we liked our room location near the breakfast area and front desk. One front desk clerk wasn't that friendly, but the 2nd one was lovely. No on-site pool or exercise room, but we got passes to a rec center. Good experience overall.2019-04-23"
"The hotel was nice, clean, and comfortable. Go for it.2019-04-09"
"My hotel stay was mainly good. The room I'd booked wasn't available, but the staff was accommodating and compensated me for the error. My room was clean, and I had a restful night.2019-07-26"
"The room was clean and comfortable, but the bedsheets had a distinct chlorine smell. The hotel clerk was fabulous and accommodated our late-night check-in. Ask for a room facing the lake; the view is lovely.2016-04-04"
On place pages like this, we order hotels from lowest cost to highest except we list low-rated hotels at the bottom of the page.
Most of our competitors order these same hotels in other ways that make them more money.
How Do We Define Motel?
To us, motels are smaller lodgings that have rooms you can enter directly from the parking area.
At hotels, on the other hand, you can enter your room only through a hall inside the building.
Hotel Booking Tips
Beware of non-refundable reservations that could cost you a lot of money if you change or cancel them. +Non-refundable reservations are a gamble that will usually save you less than $10. If you make a $90 non-refundable reservation instead of a $100 refundable booking, you are betting $90 to win $10. Would you do that in Las Vegas? -
Don't assume you can cancel a non-refundable reservation without penalty if you notify the hotel weeks or even months in advance. +Often you cannot because some hotels' profit strategy is to get paid more than once for the same room for the same night. -
Always read cancellation policies carefully before you make a reservation. + When is the latest date and time you can cancel without penalty? - More >
When you make a reservation, you will receive a confirmation email. Take a copy with you to the hotel.
The earlier in the afternoon you check into a hotel, the more likely you will get a room or suite that matches your preferences.