TIPS

  • If you’re travelling alone, get a double room for single use. The price difference is not much and you get a bigger room.
  • Try and avoid rooms near the reception or the breakfast area, they usually tend to be noisy.
  • Sometimes booking directly with the hotel is cheaper than booking through a 3rd party website and vice versa. So check with both and compare rates before you book.
  • Some hotels give a discount if you pay by cash or if you book a stay for more than 3 days, so ask ahead.
  • Avoid from hotels near the train stations. The area around the train stations is usually seedy and far from the tourist attractions. Under Hundred, as a rule, doesn’t list hotels near the train stations. Or any area it considers seedy.
  • All rates are usually negotiable. If breakfast is not included in the rate, negotiate hard and get it included. You might not succeed but hey, trying never hurt anyone.
  • If you’re a light sleeper, take a room on a higher floor and preferably facing the back.
  • If you don’t like your room don’t feel shy to ask for a better or a bigger room. Most hotels will accommodate your request depending on room availability.
  • Hotels which have restaurants usually give a 5% to 10% for hotels guests and the food usually is pretty decent.
  • In Spain, ‘Hostal’ means a 1 or 2 star budget hotel or pension and not a ‘Hostel’ as we know it.
  • Have tips of your own? Mail us, if we like what we read, we’ll put it up. We have a healthy ego.