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Hotels and Motels

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Hotel and Motel Chains

Abbott Resorts — 800-336-GULF. Features 2400 vacation condos, townhomes, beach houses, and resorts.

Airport Hotel Guide — Information on airports, hotels, attractions and other useful data for 70+ airport cities.

American Hotel & Motel Association

Adams Mark Hotels — Groups: 800-766-MEET (800-766-6338).

Admiral Benbow Inns

Allegro Resorts — 877-284-0935

Althoff Privat Hotels — 888-989-1768. In Germany.

Amari Hotels & Resorts

AmericInn Motel & Suites

AmeriHost Inn

AmeriSuites — 800-833-1516

ANA Hotels

Aston Hotels & Resorts — 800-922-7866. 30 hotels and condominium resorts in the Hawaiian Islands.

Bally's Hotels — 800-7-BALLYS. Casino hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Barcelo Hotels — Spain.

Barclay International Group — 800-845-6636. Features more than 3,500 apartment and villa rentals throughout France.

Baymont Inns & Suites — 877-BAYMONT or 800-301-0200. A division of The Marcus Corporation, Baymont has more than 170 locations, from $45 to $65 per night.

Bed & Breakfast Channel — Features 23,000 B&B listings.

Benchmark Hospitality — 888-846-6338. Features business resorts and conference centers around the country.

Best Inns & Suites — 800-237-8466 (800-BEST-INN)

Best Western — 800-782-9422 or 800-528-1234. They have 3,600 hotels in more than 65 countries around the world. Online booking. Also offers links to airlines.

Boston Harbor Hotel — Located on the Boston Harbor with spectacular views. Take our 7-minute water shuttle from Logan! Voted “Boston’s best hotel” by Boston magazine in 2002.

Boyne USA Resorts — 800-TO-BOYNE. Three resorts in Michigan and one in Montana.

Bristol Hotels & Resorts

The Brown Palace Hotel — 800-321-2599 in Denver, Colorado

Budapest Online Hotels

Budget Host International — 817-861-6088

Budgetel Inns — 800-4-BUDGET

Burnsley All Suite Hotel — Free covered parking, intimate setting, and spectacular views.

Camberley Hotels — 800-555-8000. This series of hotels includes the historic Algonquin in New York City.

Camino Real Hotels & Resorts — 800-947-7325

Canadian Pacific Hotels — 800-458-8915 or 800-441-1414. Includes Princess Hotels.

Candlewood Suites — 888-CANDLEWOOD

Caribbean Way — 877-953-7400; Fax: 514-520-4054. The largest luxury Caribbean villa providers with almost 600 villas and 6 private islands going for $3,000 to $325,000 per week.

Cavanaughs Hotels — 800-325-4000. Features hotels throughout the Pacific Northwest U.S.

Choice Hotels International — Includes Comfort Suites, Quality Suites, and MainStay Suites. For franchise information, 800-547-0007. 10% discount for online booking.

Clarion Inns — 800-CLARION

ClubHouse Inn & Suites — 800-CLUB-INN

Club Med Sales — 800-258-2633

Comfort Inn — 888-770-6800 (for Guest Privileges frequent traveler program). Online booking. Links to car rentals.

Concorde Hotels — 800-261-7383, 800-888-4747, or 800-221-0772. More than 70 deluxe hotels worldwide, from Paris to Marrakech.

Copthorne Hotels — 800-465-6486. Hotels in England and Wales.

Country Inns & Suites — 800-456-4000

Courtyard by Marriott — 800-321-2211. “The hotel designed by business travelers.” Over 375 locations. Online booking. Links to airlines and car rentals.

Crowne Plaza Hotels — 800-2CROWNE (800-227-6963); Groups: 800-MEETINGS.

Cunard Hotels & Resorts

Days Inn of America — 800-DAYS-INN. Online booking.

Delta Hotels & Resorts — 800-387-1265 or 800-268-1133

Destination Hotels

Diplomat Hotels

Disney Hotels

Dolce International — 888-993-6523. 10 conference centers in the U.S., Canada, France, and The Netherlands.

Downtown Disney Resort Area Hotels

Doubletree Hotels — 800-222-TREE or 800-424-2901. Groups: 800-233-6161.175 locations. A Promus hotel.

Drury Hotels — 800-436-1180

Econo Lodge — 800-55-ECONO

800-96-HOTELS — 800-964-6835. Discounts for hotels in major cities.

800-USA-HOTELS — 800-872-4683. Discount service for top quality hotels in all major U.S. cities.

Elegant Resorts — A collection of luxury resorts in popular travel destinations , such as Jamaica, Antigua, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and South Africa. Take a virtual tour of the resorts, check hotel rates and availability, and make hotel reservations online.

Embassy Suites — 800-EMBASSY. A Promus hotel.

European B&B — 800-872-2632. Features 100 bed & breakfasts and apartments in Paris alone.

Extended Stay America — 877-372-8632. Features 360 locations in the U.S., especially studio apartments, where you can stay for extended periods (from 1 week to more), including Crossland Economy Studios for as little as $169/week.

Fairfield Inn by Marriott — 800-228-2800

Fairmont Hotels

Family Inns of America

Fiesta Americana Hotels & Resorts — 800-345-5094

Flagship Resorts — 800-647-7890

Forte Hotels & Resorts — 800-253-0861 or 800-225-5843

Four Seasons / Regent Hotels & Resorts — 800-332-3442

Four Points Hotels — 800 -325-3535

Gainey Suites Hotel — 800-970-4666

Grand Bay Hotels & Resorts — 800-WYNDHAM. 8 hotels and resorts in the U.S., Mexico, and Puerto Rico.

Grand Heritage Hotels — 800-HERITAGE

Grand Summit Resort Hotels — 800-261-9442. Seven resort hotels in New England.

Guesthouse Inns — 800-21-GUEST

Hampton Inns or Hampton Suites — 800-HAMPTON. A Promus hotel. Online booking.

Hilton Hotels — 800-HILTONS (800-445-8667). Groups: 800-321-3232. Over 400 Hiltons worldwide. Online booking. Links to airlines and car rentals.

Holiday Inn — 800-HOLIDAY (800-465-4329) or 888-224-2424 (for Holideals). Online booking.

Holiday Inn Express — Online booking.

Holiday Inn Select

Homestead Guest Studios — 888-STAY-HSD. Offers a room with kitchen for as little as $39 to $69 per night. More than 135 locations nationwide.

Homewood Suites Hotels — 800-CALL-HOME. 70 locations nationwide. A Promus hotel.

Worldwide Hostel Guide — A guide to hostels worldwide.

Hotel Discounts — Hotel discount reservation service.

Hotel Guide — An international hotel directory featuring free information on 60,000 hotels in over 200 countries worldwide.

Hotels Etc. — This site is a clearing house for unsold hotel rooms. You can get up to a 50% discount on over 2,000 member hotels.

Hotel Reservations Network — 800-96-HOTEL (800-964-6835). Hotel discounts in New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, Chicago, and other cities.

Howard Johnson — 800-446-4656

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts — 800-45-HYATT or 800-233-1234. Groups: 800-55-HYATT or 800-872-3600 or 800-543-1818. Online booking. Links to airlines and car rentals.

Imperial Hotels — Hotels in Tokyo, Osaka, and Bali. — Features inns, B&Bs, and small hotels nationwide.

Innsite — An Internet directory of bed & breakfasts.

Inntopia — A lodging search engine and reservation system that also offers some auctions.

Inter-Continental Hotels and Resorts — 800-327-0200. 36 hotels worldwide.

International Association of Conference Centers

International Conference Resorts — 800-262-0186 or 800-781-0197

Inntopia — A lodging search engine and reservation system that also offers some auctions.

Ireland Hotels Federation — 011-800-36-98-74-12

Israel's Hotel Center — Provides accommodations for most Israeli cities.

Jumer Hotels — 800-AT-JUMERS (800-285-8637)

KarenBrown's Guides to Bed & Breakfast Inns — Features lots of bed & breakfasts and inns.

Kempinski Hotels & Resorts — 212-697-8600

Key West Inns

Knights Inn

KOA Kampgrounds — Camping sites.

Krystal Hotels — 800-231-9860; Groups: 800-232-9860. Email: Mexican hotels.

La Quinta Inn & Suites — 800-NU-ROOMS. Almost 300 locations nationwide.

The Leading Hotels of the World

Le Meridien Hotels — 800-253-0861 or 800-543-4300

Lodging.Com — lists more than 35,000 accomodations in 2500 U.S. cities, including off-the-beaten path inns, guest houses and bed and breakfast lodgings. The database includes links to more than 2,000 hotels, motels, resorts and B&B's web pages. In 1998, the system was upgraded to allow online reservations at about 25,000 properties.

Loews Hotels — 800-64-LOEWS

The Luxury Collection (ITT Sheraton) — 800-343-6320

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Marriott Hotel and Resorts — 800-228-9290 or 800-MARRIOTT (800-627-7468). Groups: 800-248-5582 or 800-831-4004. Online booking. Links to airlines and car rentals.

Marriott Residence Inns — 800-331-3131. More than 280 locations.

Melia Hotels — 800-336-3542 or 888-33-MELIA

Microtel Inns & Suites

Mirage Reorts — 888-744-7687. Resort hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Biloxi, Mississippi.

Motel 6 — 800-4-MOTEL-6. Cannot book online.

Neighborhood Inns of Chicago

Nikko Hotels International

Oberoi Hotels — 212-223-8800

Omni Hotels — 800-THE-OMNI (800-843-6664); Groups: 800-OMNI-EXP.

Opryland Hotel — 615-871-5824. A Nashville highlight.

Orient-Express Hotels — 800-992-5055

Outrigger Hotels & Resorts

Pacific Plaza Hotels

Palace Resorts — 800-635-1836

Palm Springs Desert Resorts

Pan Pacific Hotels — 800-538-4040

Paris Apartment Services — Rentals of studios and apartments in France.

Paris Hotel Guide — Provides a wide range of choices for staying in Paris, France.

Park Lane Hotels International — 415-398-4491

Park Plaza International — 800-670-7275

The Peninsula Group

Phoenix Inn

The Plaza — 800-759-3000. Star of many movies, including Home Alone 2 and Crocodile Dundee.

Pointe Hilton Resorts — 800-876-4683

Preferred Hotels & Resorts

Prima Hotels

Princess Hotels — 800-458-8915. Now part of the Canadian Pacific line.

Professional Association of Innkeepers International — The world's largest trade organization for bed & breakfasts and country inns.

Quality Inns — 800-228-5151

Radisson Hotels — 800-333-3333. Groups: 800-444-3344 or 800-967-9065. Online booking. Links to airlines and car rentals.

Ramada Inns & Hotels — 800-2-RAMADA. Online booking.

Red Roof Inns — 800-843-7663; Franchises info: 888-842-2942.

Regal Hotels International — 800-222-8888

Registry Hotels

Relais & Chateaux — 800-735-2478

Renaissance Hotels & Resorts — 800-HOTELS-1. Groups: 800-USA-MEET.

Residence Inns

Resinnter Group — 800-221-4542

Resort Quest International — 877-588-5800. Provides connections to 15,000 privately-owned vacation homes and condos.

Ritz-Carlton Hotels — 800-241-3333

Rockresorts — 212-307-1400

Rodeway Inns

Romantik Hotels & Restaurants

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts

Royal Sonesta Boston — Breathtaking views of the Boston skyline and the Charles River. Convenient to both Cambridge and Boston points of interest.

Sandals & Beaches Resorts — 800-327-1991 or 800-SANDALS

The Savoy Group

Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts — 800-325-3535; Meetings: 800-841-7666 or 800-500-1282. Sheraton is a subsidiary of Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Online booking. Cheaper rates via online. Links to airlines and car rentals.

Sheraton Four Points Hotels — 800 -325-3535

Shilo Inns

Shoney's Inns

Signature Inns

Silver Cloud Inns — 800-551-7207. Hotels in and around Washington state.

Sleep Inn Hotels — 888-770-6800 (for Guest Privileges frequent traveler program)

Small Luxury Hotels of the World — 800-525-4800

Hotel Sofitel — 800-SOFITEL. Ten U.S. hotels.

Sol Melia Hotels — 888-33-MELIA. 245 hotels in 25 countries.

Sonesta Hotels — 800-477-4556 or 800-SONESTA

Sonaco Travel Club — They offer a reservation booking system for over 7,000 hotels throughout the world -- for businesspeople and holiday makers. In addition, they provide 58 international city guides.

South Seas Resorts, Florida

Spring Hill Suites — 888-287-9400. All-suite hotels from Marriott, from $79 to $99 per night.

Stakis Hotels — 800-STAKIS-1. Hotels in England and Wales.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts — 888-625-4988. Starwood has 550 properties in over 60 countries, including more than 100 resorts. Hotels include Westin, Sheraton, St. Regis, Four Points, and Caesars.

Sterling Hotels & Resorts


Summit Hotels & Resorts — 800-457-4000. Features 140 luxury hotels and resorts around the world.

Sumner Suites

Super 8 Motels — Online booking.

Sutton Place Hotels

Swissotel — 888-73-SWISS

TAJ Hotels, Resorts, and Palaces — 800-458-8825 or 800-328-4748. 50 business, leisure, and luxury hotels in India.

Thistle Hotels — 800-868-7285 or 800-847-4358

Travel Now — Make travel reservations at the lowest cost.

Travelodge Hotels — 800-578-7878

Vagabond Inns

Villager Lodge

Villas Caribe — Provides info and options for accommodations when vacationing in the Caribbean.

W Hotels — Part of the Starwood group of hotels.

Walt Disney World Resort — 407-828-3074. The Disney resorts include the Contemporary Resort, Grand Floridian, Yacht & Beach Club, Boardwalk Resort, Coronado Springs Resorts, and others.

Warwick International Hotels — 212-247-2700

WestCoast Hotels — 800-426-0670. Email:

Westin Hotels & Resorts — 800-WESTIN-1 (800-937-8461) or 800-228-3000; Groups: 800-301-1111.

Westmark Hotels

Wimco Villas — 800-932-3222. Features villas and hotels in Europe and the Caribbean.

Windmill Inns of America — 800-547-4747. Inns in Oregon, Arizona, California, and Colorado.

Wingate Inns — 800-567-GATE or 800-228-1000. Motto: Built for Business.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts or — 800-WYNDHAM; Groups: 800-327-8321 or 800-996-4016. 125 hotels across North America: Wyndham Hotels, Grand Heritage Hotels, Wyndham Garden Hotels, and Wyndham Resorts.

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