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Best Hotel Apps for Last-Minute Stays

by Angelique Platas

Dec 15, 2017

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Traveling with the family is rarely a last-minute task. Usually, we find ourselves planning for weeks or months in advance in order to pull off the perfect family trip, but when visiting families over the holidays or surprise situations arise, don’t worry, there’s an app for that. Check out our list of top hotel apps to have in your back pocket for last-minute overnight stays in nearly every city.


Hotel Tonight

The Hotel Tonight app is a travel must for last-minute deals on accommodations all over the world. Available on iOS, Android and through its mobile website, Hotel Tonight provides travelers with hotel room options for the night, next night or up to a week in advance. Participating hotels upload unsold rooms daily to the app at a discount. Hotel Tonight brands are highly vetted, allowing customers to confidently choose by night, price and location.



Shop by featured destinations, packages and hotels with Priceline’s mobile app. Priceline also allows customers to check their flight status and save through Express Deals without having to bid or compare hotel sites for prices. Whether looking for a place with a pool and hotel gym or in the best location for your family, Priceline allows users to shop around by specific need.

couple using app to find hotel

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Jet Setter

Explore luxury destinations with high-end accommodations with Jet Setter. The app boasts affordable, stylish and sought-after hotels all over the world. Whether you want to mix up your stay for something more luxurious or your family home ran out of rooms, check out Jet Setter’s discounted high-end stays. The discounts come from hotel partnerships with the Jet Setter brand from luxury boutique lodging to high-end franchise.



Shop online for hotels worldwide and manage your account with the Hotels.com app. The app provides short cuts to deals, reservations and rewards for on-the-go travel management. The app provides real-time notifications for deals and promotions on leading hotels around the world.



Track deals on flights, trains, activities, cruises, hotels and more with Kayak’s mobile app. With price alerts, customers can book hotels, flights and rental cars at a discount. The mobile app even assists with vacation package plans by comparing top airlines and accommodations.


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