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Old 09-15-2017, 10:55 AM
 
Location: Silver Spring, MD
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You're not the only one. Hotel Tonight is a popular app that books for up to 7 days in advance, but when they originally launched the first four years they only did same day bookings.
I'll throw in a vote for Hotel Tonight. I've used them while traveling in Europe and have found good deals through them. If you are the kind of person that is flexible it's not a bad app to use. It can be especially handy if you want to scope out the area you might be staying in order to get an idea of what you are getting into.

Considering that there are so many ways to get deals, I would only recommend using something like Hotel tonight when you aren't sure where you are going to be for the night so it doesn't make sense to book something in advance.
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Old 09-17-2017, 07:24 PM
 
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Yeah ive just booked somewhere in London for 3rd week in October,was on a special deal on booking.com and got a third off.Trip Advisor is another good site as they show booking rates from half a dozen companies for the same rooms.

Walking in unless its quite late at night often doesnt result in a cheaper deal.
Tripadvisor, and other websites have decent booking engines, but booking with the best price, like booking.com requires reading the fine print.

I never just walk in for rack rates, always through the hotels website, especialy with most companies offering the price match garauntee.

Those sites that do a bait and switch is the worse, but i save the screenshot anyway, for that garauntee.

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