Best Western Hotel
Best Western International, Inc. is a membership network of over 4,000 independently owned and operated hotels supported by the same professional quality and service. The Best Western brand applies its operational excellence to serve both property owners and the valued guests. With locations in 80 countries, Best Western hotel offers both marketing services and quality training to the hoteliers.
Headquartered in Arizona’s capital of Phoenix, Best Western International, Inc. is a non-profit membership association that was incorporated in 1946. Best Western is a Sponsor of the Canadian-based AIR MILES Reward Program and offers 20 AIR MILES to any Best Western Rewards Member who stays at a Best Western hotel anywhere in the United States, Canada, or Caribbean Islands. Best Western Internatioal, Inc. offers a membership rewards program for frequent-stay guest. The Best Western Rewards® program is a simple point-based acquisition system with a diversified pool of redemption options to. Members are able to redeem points for shopping, airline travel, dining, and even free nights at participating Best Western hotels worldwide.
All Best Western International, Inc. offer amenities to suit the needs of all types of guests, including business travelers, leisure and long-distance travelers, and those who just need a night away. All United States and Canada locations offer free high-speed Internet to all guests. All locations world-wide offer most-to-all of the following key amenities (be sure to visit the website for a more accurate listing): free local calls, complimentary coffee and tea machines in your room, data ports, a choice of smoking or non-smoking room, access to a printer and/or photocopier machine, bottled water, continental breakfast or hot breakfast, hairdryers, TVs, complimentary shampoo and conditioner. Additional toiletries, such as toothpaste and sewing kits, fluctuate by location, but are available upon request. Best Western International also provides large king and queen sized beds in reasonably sized rooms. Of course, all of the above may vary by location. Please visit their website at www.bestwestern.com for more details.
If you are interested in staying at a Best Western and have more questions about their policies and amenities, please visit the company website at www.bestwestern.com. Reservations and changes to reservations can also be made online. The website provides great travel-friendly attributes, such as the ability to see comparisons among the different properties, virtual tours of some properties, and hotel-specific maps and fact sheets for a travelers benefits. Best Western has another website, www.youmustbetrippin.com. You Must Be Trippin’ is a blog-based website filled with travel tips, and ideas, news and events, destination guides and business travel tips. Articles on this blog are very helpful if you are a first-time traveler, planning to travel to a new location, or would simply enjoying trying something new on your next trip. It is a valuable asset to have such relevant, important information available before planning a get-a-way.
Rates and availability fluctuate by location, so be sure to research any hotel prior to making a reservation. Popular websites that market their ability to find the best deals on travel, such as Orbitz.com, Priceline.com, Expedia.com, Hotels.com, and HotWire.com, may offer a competitive rate. Additionally, these sites also provide discounts on car rentals or flights when reserved as the same time. Last minute deals can also be found on any of these sites, so do not worry if the need to stay in a hotel is not planned far in advance.
Generally, the earlier you make your reservation and the more flexible you are will result in the best deal. However, many hotels, not Best Western specifically, are willing to reduce prices and include extra amenities to help fill up room last minute that are still vacant. Often, you can negotiate a free night or free dinner coupon for the in-house hotel or a restaurant nearby. Call ahead to see what can be done, if anything. It is always best to reach out and try. Be sure to research hotel rating and hotel review websites for additional information about a potential hotel that is most likely not available on a hotel’s main website. Previous guests often write about past experiences, whether good or bad, on websites like: www.tripadvisor.com. Personal stories may ultimately weight your decision to stay at a particular property. The more research you do, the higher chance of finding a hotel with everything you need at the price you want.