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The hotels are most often located near other hotels of the same caliber and are usually found near shopping, dining and other major attractions.
The level of service is well above average and the rooms are well lit and well furnished.
Concierge services, fitness centers and one or more pools are often provided.
Three Star - (First Class) Typically these hotels offer more spacious accommodations that include well appointed rooms and decorated lobbies. They are often located near major expressways or business areas, convenient to shopping and moderate to high priced attractions.
The provision of basic accommodation, in times past, consisting only of a room with a bed, a cupboard, a small table and a washstand has largely been replaced by rooms with modern facilities, including en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning or climate control.
Additional common features found in hotel rooms are a telephone, an alarm clock, a television, a safe, a mini-bar with snack foods and drinks, and facilities for making tea and coffee.
Five Star - (Deluxe) These are hotels that offer only the highest level of accommodations and services.
A GRAND HOTEL is a large and luxurious hotel, especially one built in a traditional architectural style.
A HOTEL is an establishment that provides paid lodging on a short-term basis.
The hotel is often 2 - 4 stories high and usually has a more personal atmosphere.
It's usually located near affordable attractions, major intersections and convenient to public transportation. Most will not have a restaurant on site but are usually within walking distance to some good low-priced dining.