To be listed in Hotels, an accommodation must meet our Accommodation listing guidelines AND meet all of the following criteria:
- A front desk is open and staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Check-in hours can have a start time, but should not have a designated end time
- Daily housekeeping is included in the room rate
- Private bathroom for each unit
- Minimum stay should not be longer than 3 nights
In select countries, some specially-designated accommodations are displayed with Hotels. These accommodations are editorially selected and not available by request. Currently, these include Onsen Hotel, Onsen Ryokan, and Ryokan, all in Japan.