If you away from your PC or phone and want to search and book a hotel, a free application which has recently been updated will be able to help. Hotel – 1.0.1 is available for owners of the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.
Released by Trans Planet Pte Ltd the application allows users to search through thousands of hotels worldwide. The app can bring up all the hotels close to your location, and gives the current room rates and availability. Hotels are shown with photos, and locations are provided on an interactive Google map.
Users can filter their search by using city or hotel name, post code, and distance to landmarks. When a hotel is booked you are given instant confirmation. Some hotels even have reviews from people who have previously stayed there. Prices for the hotels are exactly the same as booking through a PC.
Hotel – 1.0.1 is available worldwide free of charge on the App Store. iOS 3.0 or later required.