Top 10 hotel booking and comparison websites in India


Know the top 10 online sites that help you in booking hotels for your trip in advance. Plan your travel with care by knowing about the location and services of the hotel and how they can help you in making your travel more fun or relaxing.

Planning for a trip for holidays, business or personal purpose needs a lot of information on hand, as we don't want to feel out of place when we are out of town.

Today we are mostly dependent on websites which keep us informed about whatever we want to know and reminding us whatever we need to know. But to get all the relevant information at one place and book a hotel room, we need to find out the correct websites that will place us in a hotel that makes our trip comfortable and hazard free. While looking for a website that prepares us best before a trip and save our time, money and effort, we need to look for certain features in a website without which we remain unprepared and rather end up wasting more time in front of the computer screen. These are the following elements we need to look out in the hotel booking websites:

Website Menu
A website can be relied upon while doing a hotel booking online only if it includes certain features in its website menu like star ratings, prices, amenities, guest ratings along with an easy navigating system.

Information of Hotels
A good hotel booking website needs to list down all the information of a hotel along with its correct internal and external images. It will be still better if it can include the correct feedback on the hotel along with a detailed description of the hotel including the route map, hotel room tariff, amenities, contact details, special facilities, rules and regulations, services and user reviews.

Booking Procedure
If you can book a hotel room through a website in one go and in simple steps, only then it can be rated as a reliable one. The payment option should include all the possible modes available. It should not be too complicated and repetitive. The payment procedure should work swiftly without making a user wait for indefinite period of time.

Customer Care Support
Customer Care Support should always be an active feature in any hotel booking website. After the primary information imparted in a website, there is always a requirement for human communication and help from the host of the website. Every user should be able to put up their own unique queries and requirements and a good hotel booking website is the one which responds warmly and instantly to such things.

The top 10 hotel booking and comparison websites in India that update you with the latest offers and deals with all the information are:

1. Booking.com


Create an online account to book the best hotels across the states of India. The site has varied useful options like - Give us Feedback, Choose your Currency, Select your Language, Viewed Hotels, Bookings. You can sort out your hotel search by Recommended, Stars, Location and Review Score further categorised by All reviewers, Group of Friends, young couples and so on which gives you the exact rating from the visitor's angle.

2. Agoda.com


It is a simple website with all the necessary information at place. It displays detailed images both externally and internally. At a glimpse you get to see the rates, special offers, reviews, ratings along with the route map, places to visit, a detailed description of the hotel, room details and facilities.

3. Tripadvisor.in


As a complete travel website, Tripadvisor is a very useful site for travellers with all possible information on hotels across the cities of India. You get to know all the required information at one place while you scroll down the page.

4. Hotelscombined.in


It is a hotel comparison site where you get to know all the hotels of a definite place and choose the best fit according to your requirement and budget. Select your place and the list of hotels will appear sorted by ratings and with a single click on each hotel, you get to know the features of the hotel at one go with excellent photo gallery.

5. Trivago.in


It is a hotel booking and comparison site listing domestic and international hotels once you choose your city. Information on hotels come with hot deals, special offers, room rates and detailed description with extensive and clear instructions on payment options and usage of the site to book the right hotel of your choice.

6. Hotels-scanner.com


A decently designed hotel booking website with special emphasis on the discounted offers. Know more about the hotel once you select one and go ahead with your booking in simple steps.

7. in.hotels.com


A compact website with simple and easy going features on the hotel description, price list and offers. Go through the reviews to know more sorted by the rating and you too can share your experience.

8. Hotelscompare.co.in


A comparison website on hotels and deals. Choose the best possible hotel after comparing the price and facilities. It saves a lot of time and money as the payment procedure is quite prompt and simple. They list down the hotels of the cities and hotels at the landing page with the major information first and then with more information as and when you require.

9. Goibibo.com


Book your hotel room right away from this website with transparency and simplicity. The landing page itself will guide you through the site without any confusion and responds promptly to your queries.

10. Ixigo.com


A comparison site where you open a separate window to compare rates of hotels and their hot deals powered by different sites. You can plan a complete trip without any hassle and trouble. The site performs the entire task to reach you safe to your destination and ensure a comfortable stay. Right from the transport facilities to the smallest information on the hotel facilities, you can virtually travel to each hotel and travel the time back to visit their physically.

All these sites comprise of all those features that take you for a tour to several hotels of a place and show you the rooms while you sit at your home and pay nothing for the hunt.


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Comments

Author: Bhakti Savla26 Dec 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 4

The author has done a great job in listing some of the best sites to make hotel bookings in India for travellers. India is a big tourist destination for foreigners as well as for Indians. The big advantage India has is that there are places to visit for every season. So, there is no such thing as off-season for travellers in India. The list of hotel websites mentioned above is pretty informative and the one that I didn't know about was Ixigo. I just checked this hotel comparison website and found it very useful. Thanks to the author for sharing this useful information about hotel booking in India at one place.

Author: Ankit26 Dec 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

Thanks for the appreciation Bhakti :)

Author: Shravan26 Dec 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

Ankit, you have listed all the best and popular hotel booking websites in India. There are many hotel price comparison engines too which allow you to check and compare hotel prices at various websites. Thanks for sharing this valuable information. Keep writing !

Guest Author: james09 May 2014

I think you forgot to add zoomtra.com/hotels/

Guest Author: joalvinoth07 Jan 2015

I wanted to say big thanks for writing this post. Your blog seems to be really interesting and useful. The tips mentioned in the blog enable to achieve success within a short period!

Guest Author: Dipali19 May 2017

This is a really great list of Hotel booking website. I used to book a hotel online from Advenjo.com .



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