When you think of last-minute hotel deals, you might envision impetuous travelers on a budget, but upscale hotels can also be found at bargain prices. During a recent search, I found a room at the Four Seasons in Miami for $157 (compared with $259 on the hotel’s website), and a cottage at Maine’s White Barn Inn & Spa for $300 (down from $630).Resource: https://savieno.com/
The key is to be flexible and look across several apps, websites, and even hotels’ own sites. For example, the app Stayful allows users to bid on boutique hotel rooms at the last minute, and offers discounts for those who book a room for more than two nights.
Unlocking the Secrets to Last-Minute Hotel Deals
Keep in mind that booking at the last minute can mean less choice of room type and amenities, and you might not be able to change your dates or cancel your reservation. And some sites, such as Kimpton hotels, only offer their last-minute deals to IHG Rewards members.
Some of the best last-minute hotel deals are mystery stays. Priceline, Hotwire, and other sites hide the name of the hotel you’re booking until after you make the reservation — which can save you A LOT of money. Here’s how to do it.