Accommodations

B&Bs

This site from Innkeeper Services helps travelers Locate a B&B in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean and also provides links to other B&B associations and web sites from around the world. Search by location or distinctive feature. It also provides recipes from favorite B&Bs, and innkeeper information and assistance.

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European Hostels

As the name implies this site is a European hostel and budget-hotel directory. In addition to searching for listings of hostels by country, it contains links to message boards, discount airfares from Travelocity.com, and includes a guide to the Eurail Pass.

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Hostels

Experience the local culture in a much greater depth by making hostelling a part of your trip You can use this site to search the "most complete directory of hostels in the world," access message boards and talk to other travelers, and search for deals and get tips and hints about hostel travel.

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Inns and B&Bs around the world

This site contains information on more than 23,000 bed & breakfasts and inns throughout the U.S. and internationally. Visitors can make reservations directly on-line, e-mail innkeepers, and locate bed and breakfasts via the map. Sites includes photos, room details and reviews, as well as links to property web sites if available.

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Places to Stay

This site is an online reservation service for unique accommodations, B&Bs, resorts and unusual hotels. It lists over 10,000 places and includes lots of color photos. Registration required.

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Professional Association of Innkeepers

An especially useful site for evaluating potential accommodations because in order to be listed, a B&B or Inn must be an association member in good standing.

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Travel Weekly

One of the largest hotel directories available (over 79,000 listings), this is the site used by the travel professionals. It provides all the tools for finding, evaluating and booking your travel accommodations.

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