Jun 13 2013

Top 7 Hotel Booking Android Apps this summer

Traveling involves planning, especially when booking your accommodation. As summer approaches, it became particularly hard to book tickets and hotel reservations. But what can a traveler do when he needs a last-minute hotel booking? Mobile apps can be your answer. In this post, we’re about to present 7 best apps you must install on your mobile device before leaving for a vacation. Take note that these Android apps will work wherever you may be through Trip Planner, a global scheme from Verizon that will right service you need for a specific country.

1. Choice Hotels – Book Now!


Choice Hotels – Book now is a practical app that helps you find the nearest budget hotels in the area. Built with a cutting-edge GPS technology, it will help you search the nearby accommodation including its details and list of amenities.

When you open the app, there’s a search screen that will let you set your budget. The app will do the job of filtering hotels based on rate plans to narrow down your choices.



Free for download on Google Play, KAYAK Flight Hotel Search lets you compare vacation rentals based on your amenities preference and budget.

A mobile version of the website, the company not only finds hotels for people on the go, it also shows the price rates, address, and customer ratings. Without making a call, the app can reserve a room for you.

You have the added setting of filtering places based on the rates per night. You just set the slider to your preferred price range and different options will already pop on your screen.

3. Hipmunk Hotel & Flight Search


Based on user reviews, this app is the easiest and fastest way to book hotel reservations. Hipmunk Hotel & Flight Search allows you to find good deals and discounts. Once found, these affordable hotels are highlighted in green for trippers to decipher easily.

One good thing about the app is it gives you different options of booking after deciding which hotel you will spend the night. You can make arrangements straight from your device.

4. Booking.com Hotel App


Wouldn’t it be nice if you find cheap hotel amenities so that you can spend more on souvenirs, island hopping, and some wake boarding on the side? Booking.com Hotel App will help you stretch your budget by spending less on hotels and more for adventure.

Aside from the function of simply reserving hotel rooms, what makes this app more practical is that it doesn’t have a booking fee. You will only have to pay the hotel management for your entire stay in their place. Aside from the hotel’s details, actual pictures of the place and amenities are presented to you to help customers decide.

5. Expedia Hotels – Book a Room


From the name itself, the app from Expedia lets you book a room, filter rates, and basically everything a hotel app does. What makes this a stand out is it shows high resolution photos of more than 130, 000 hotels all over the world.

It comes in handy when you’re set for a tour as it supports 19 languages.

6. Agoda.com


Compared to the previous ones, agoda.com app is able to let you see last minute discounts that can even range to 50%. However, you must be quick in booking for these discounts are easily availed by your co-travelers.

It boasts of over a million positive and negative user reviews of hotels to let you trim down your choices.

7. Hotel Tonight


The name says it all – Hotel Tonight will arrange an accommodation for you until 2 AM. It is an app that updates supported cities monthly. You can share your experiences with your friends through Facebook, Twitter, and other social media.

For example, if you went to Los Angeles for a business meeting and it lasted until the wee hours of the morning, it will find you a room with reasonable discounts. Not only that, it will also spare you up to 70% when you book in a selected hotel.

With apps like these, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the outcome of your vacation. Where are you heading on your next? Share your stories with us.

About the Author

Lily Sommers is an exceptional gadget whiz smartphones, books, startup businesses and gadgets and tech. She loves playing computer games  and she’s always available on Twitter and Google Plus

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