An establishment that provides lodging facilities in return for a certain amount of payment is referred to as a hotel and the shelter it provides is known as the hotel accommodation. Aside from living quarters, hotels usually provide add-on facilities of restaurants, swimming pool, conference hall and at times even a cr?che.


Hotel accommodations are of various types and the age-old Adage of 'pay more, get more' holds true in such a situation. The general trend in this industry is that the higher the cost, the better is the quality regarding service and the assortment of amenities given to the guest. To adjudge the standard of the hotel, there's a rating system which is followed worldwide and is denoted by stars wherein the five stars indicate the ultimate in luxury and is followed by four, three, two, one and finally no stars. As some stars diminish, so does the standard of quality, service and amenities offered and it is the no-star category which is the cheapest and the least luxurious.


There are some hotels which are different from the usual brick-and-mortar accommodations and a popular variety in this respect is the tree-house. These are built amidst actual trees, and it's the tree trunks that are used as structural components. Nestled in the lap of nature, these are unique forms of hotel accommodations and attract guests only due to their natural and ethnic settings. Mainly found in wildlife reserves and places that are characterized by dense vegetation, these hotels are a part of the hotel and are handled by authorities which are specialized in this form of nz accommodation.


Another out-of-the-way form of hotel accommodation is capsule hotel wherein the capsules are stacked sideways and on top of one another. Because the space is also as big as a medium sized block made out of plastic or fiberglass it may only be used for sleeping with comforts like lockers and washrooms being communal. Courtesy of their nature and size, they can be used only as transit accommodation and are economically priced. Thus for people that are traveling and simply need to sleep for a part of the journey, these are the perfect form of accommodations. To read more on the importance of staying in a good hotel, check out https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hotel#Unique_and_specialty_hotels.



Then there are boutique budget hotels that boast of state-of-the-art amenities set amidst stylish surroundings so that travelers get a taste of living in style without spending a fortune and yet being comfortable. Other types of cheap hotel auckland accommodations are hostels and bed & breakfast.