New Delhi: Why pay for entire day if you use the hotel only for few hours? Now you can pay only for the time you stay at the hotel with some hospitality chains are offering stays for shorter durations at a fraction of the per-day cost.
As per this offering, you don't need to wait till 12 noon to check-in. You don't have to check-out at 11 am if your flight is late in the evening. You can select the slots that suits your timings.
Online booking facility for shorter durations is currently available at Frotels, Mistay, 9to5.com, which serve as aggregators of the branded hotels and budget accommodations offering booking by the hour.
Key highlights and benefits of hotel booking online by hour
Transit hotels: Have a long layover before a connecting flight/ train and wondering if you could book hotel rooms by hour? If you are struggling to find hourly hotel to relax for a few hours? - You can now book hotels near airport or hotels near railway station by pack of hours and refresh yourself before the onward journey.
Day use hotels: Do you travel often on business trips and require a room only to freshen-up before the meeting or conference? - You no longer need to book room for entire day. You can book a day-use hotel if you require it only for day stay.
Flexible check-in: Reached city early morning and want to check in early? Have a flight late evening and do not want to check-out early? -You no longer need to struggle to find a 24 check-in hotel. You can get flexible check-in & check-out times.