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Chapter 2: How to book a super cool, photogenic Disney-themed accommodation for the family

For us, we would naturally want to stay in the same room whenever we go abroad with friends and family, because we want to keep the conversation going, to show others what we have purchased during the day, to share the same room and crack some jokes before going to bed. This time, we use Hotels.com as a tool to help us find the one room that can accommodate 4 people within the budget we can afford.

On this special occasion, we are taking you all the way to Disneyland Hong Kong!

 

Before coming to the conclusion of where to stay, there were many factors that we had to put into consideration. In this trip I wanted to find new places to stay but most importantly, I wanted to stay in a photogenic accommodation that offers a large family room (for 2 adults and 2 children).

First off, I just logged onto Hotels.com and typed “Hong Kong Disneyland” into the search engine. Following this, I put in the number of occupancy (2 adults and 2 children) and set the travel dates. After filtering through the accommodation list, the website came up with some hotels located within the designated area (it would look something like this):

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And believe it or not, the first 3 accommodation choices really attracted us – Disney’s Hollywood Hotel, Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel and Disney Explorers Lodge. Then it’s time to choose the most suitable accommodation.

Worriless for anyone who usually takes a lot of time being indecisive because with Hotels.coms filtering tools, accommodation bookings are made a lot quicker and easier!

Looking at the left column, we can see that there are many filter options we can adjust – starting from price per night, guest rating, star rating, accommodation category and many more. Based on these options, our aim is to single out the accommodation that we like, which serve our objectives the best. Personally, this time the factors that we have put into consideration when choosing our accommodation for this family trip include the following 7 items:

 

1) A large family room for 4 people which is available from 12,000-13,000 baht per night

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2) Must be listed as a family accommodation

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3) The accommodation must be star rating of 3 to 5

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4)         Possesses a guest review rating of at least 3 or above

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5) Convenient access to Disneyland and located within 20 km from heart of the city

 

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6) A number of beautiful corners to take photos, Disney-style (Check out the hotel gallery for some sample shots)

 

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7) Accommodation doesn’t have to be listed as ‘hotel’ (special request from the children)

 

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Based on these factors, we could see which accommodation matched our requirements the best. Here we have prepared a table to help us filter through the list:

So, when looking at the table it was clear why we came to a conclusion at Disney Explorers Lodge due to it matching all the factors we needed, according to the pricing, type of accommodation, star rating, review rating, beautiful corners for photography, location, etc.

 

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Apart from the fact that this was definitely the kind of accommodation that we are looking for, Disney Explorers Lodge is also the newly-opened accommodation by Hong Kong Disneyland. In addition, the resort offers free Wi-Fi connection throughout the length of stay. Most importantly, they offer a family room that is large enough for 4 people to stay conveniently. 

 

Now that we have shown you how it’s done, it is clear that booking through Hotels.com is pretty simple.

Starting with identifying the country, the city and number of occupancy, the system then proposes rooms to match the requirements. Travelers can trust that the rates offered from Hotels.com are the best rates by checking at the tag ‘best prices guaranteed’ on the top right corner, or the price watch service on the bottom right corner so that the system will help check whether the prices offered are the best prices that no one can compare.

 

 

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If the filter options displayed above cannot help you choose the accommodation, you can also take a look at Hotels.com Loved By Guest Awards 2017, of which the results are based on genuine guest reviews from travelers who book through Hotels.com. For those who are interested in even more in-depth information about hotel prices around the world, you can check out Hotels.com’s Hotel Price Index™ to gauge the hotel prices in each country. Obviously, Hotels.com is the ultimate one-stop for all things necessary for travel!

 

With these tips, no matter what our preferences are, Hotels.com can help us find the accommodation for any condition required within a sensible budget for the best holiday yet!

As for anyone that has travel plans coming up soon, try log on to Hotels.com and use a special promo code for 8% off –  8OFFHTFOTTH – We wish you have a pleasant time planning your trip and may you have a beautiful holiday!