If you are looking for a comfortable nights sleep without breaking the bank, then Travelodge is the place to stay. With multiple deals running regularly and tips to get the most out of your stay, it is no wonder this hotel chain has grown to rank 2nd in the UK’s budget hotel sector.
Travelodge Hotels Ltd is under separate ownership from the Travelodge chain in the US, and was only brought over to the UK back in the 1980s and for a while, they were attached to many Little Chef restaurants.
Most of the hotels are located along main roads or motorways, giving those that are travelling an easy place to stay without straying too far from the main road. however as more hotels are added to the chain, there are steadily more appearing in town centres.
With over 540 hotels spread over the UK, Ireland, and Spain, you are sure to find somewhere that takes your fancy. Hotels are categorised into location, so if you know what area or city you are headed, it is easy to the find the perfectly located hotel. Using the handy map in each location, you can find the hotels in city centres, near airports or train stations, near location or just in the peaceful countryside. Not only that but under each location, you can find things to do in the area, ideal if you are planning a trip away or just have some time to kill.
Make some savings
Before booking a stay in a Travelodge, it is worth checking the deals page on their website. The page is full of up to date money saving offers, be it at a specific destination or throughout all locations. Each deal has its own set of terms and conditions so it is best to make sure that you are eligible before making a purchase.
Although some deals may be available all the time, other may depend on the time of year. For example school holidays are a popular time for trips away, so it will be likely that there is some sort of money saving deal available for you to make use of.
As well as money off of your stay, you also have the opportunity to enter competitions, such as to win a nights stay completely free of charge. All you have to do is enter your details on the travel lodge website to be in with a chance of winning a stay in a destination of your choice. Winners will then be picked at random and notified by email.
Travelodge is great when it comes to collaborating with businesses to get them the best deals possible. Travelodge can be the ideal choice for both big and small businesses to help you control and manage hotel expenditure.
By joining Travelodge Business you can save 5% on all flexible bookings made for the business. Any credit or debit card fees will also be waived to help save you even more money. Companies are able to get a free Travelodge business account card which will give a range of benefits which include up to 6 weeks interest-free credit, pre-pay all expenses quickly and easily, consolidate invoicing and much more. Not only that, but you will have a dedicated account manager to work with your business, on hand to help you with any problems or questions that you may have.
Wherever possible you will be allocated a room on the business floor, which is generally quieter to ensure that you wake up refreshed and ready for the day ahead.
By using the Travelodge app, you can browse and book hotels when you are on the move. Once booked, it is simple to log into your account and check all your booking details, get directions and get in contact with the hotel directly.
Although part of the budget hotel line, you can still get a comfortable and relaxing stay at a Travelodge. In the majority of hotels, there are double, family and disabled rooms, all which come with a TV, free tea and coffee making facilities and an en-suite bathroom. Wifi is available in all hotels, however, there is a small fee attached to this service depending on how long you wish to use the internet.
Eating and drinking facilities vary greatly depending on the hotel. Some hotels are still located next to a Little Chef, however, this is becoming increasingly rarer. It is common however to find a hotel located near restaurants such as a Harvester or Toby Carvery.
Hotels that are located close to a city centre are more likely to have a bar attached to them and often serve a range of breakfast and dinner choices.
Kids go free
When booking a stay with Travelodge, be sure to remember that kids not only get to stay for free, but also get a free breakfast to accompany it, as long as there is an adult enjoying an all you can eat breakfast to accompany the child. When booking a family room, which can fit two adults and two children, there is no extra charge to the rate of a standard room, the difference is families will either have 2 pull out beds or a sofa bed.
Travelodge is the ideal choice when it comes to groups. Whether it is a wedding party, sports tour or corporate event, Travelodge will have the package to suit your needs. The team at Travelodge understand that booking for lots of people at once can be fairly stressful, so why not let a member of the group booking team handle it for you. Bespoke group deals will offer you excellent value for money with no booking fees.
Simply register or log in with Student Beans to make use of a 5% student discount which you can apply at the checkout when you are making your booking online. This money-saving scheme can be used on all hotels, flexible and saver rates.