What you’ll find: This app offers access to thousands of hotels, and with its filtering options, you can quickly find the room that best suits your needs. Check its “Deals for Tonight” feature for deep discounts on last-minute bookings, while “Your Secret Price” offers savings up to 50%. You can also take advantage of the app’s popular “Collect 10 Nights, Get 1 Free” feature.
2. Starwood Hotels & Resorts
What you’ll find: With the SPG app from Starwood Hotels & Resorts, you can book a room in the company’s worldwide stable of hotels, which includes brands like W, Westin, and Sheraton. If you’re a Starwood member, you can also manage your account and track your Starpoints, as well as receive round-the-clock assistance from the SPG support team by phone or FaceTime.
Note: Due to the recent Starwood/Marriott merger, the SPG program will officially merge with Marriott Rewards.
What you’ll find: While this app lets you book up to a week in advance (or 100 days in advance for stays up to 14 nights), you’ll save the most money by booking last-minute. Deals go live each day at noon, and there are thousands of hotels to choose from. The app also includes handy information like whether Wi-Fi is included, as well as a “Why We Like It” section.
What you’ll find: The Hilton Honors hotel-booking app covers the company’s massive inventory of some 3,000 hotels from brands that include Hilton, Embassy Suites, Conrad, Hilton Garden Inn, and DoubleTree. You can also use the mobile app to select the exact room you’d like, check in, unlock your hotel room door, and even request extra pillows for your room.
What you’ll find: In addition to being able to book flights and cars, Travelocity’s mobile app has access to some 300,000 hotels. Use its “Top Secret Hotels” feature to book a mystery hotel at a deeply discounted price. You’ll also find hotel reviews, 24/7 customer support, and a guarantee that it’ll match any room price and refund the difference if you find a cheaper rate online.