Hotels functions vary in dimension, and cost. Most resorts and major kindness companies that operate resorts have set widely accepted industry requirements to categorize hotel types. General groups are the following:
An elegant complete support hotel facility that offers high-class features, complete support resorts, on-site complete support restaurant(s), and the highest level of customized and professional support. Luxury resorts are normally categorized with at least a Four Precious stone or Five Precious stone status or a Four or Five Star rating based upon on the country and local category requirements. Illustrations may include: InterContinental, Waldorf Astoria, Four Seasons, Conrad, Fairmont, and The Ritz-Carlton.
Full support resorts often contain elegant full-service features with a large volume of complete support resorts, on-site complete support restaurant(s), and a variety of on-site features such as private swimming pools, a fitness center, children's activities, ballrooms, on-site conference features, and other features. Illustrations include: Vacation Inn, Sheraton, Westin, Hilton, Marriott, and Hyatt resorts.
Historic inns and store hotels
Boutique resorts are smaller independent non-branded resorts that often contain elegant features of different dimension in unique or romantic configurations with complete support resorts. Boutique resorts are generally 100 rooms or less. Some ancient inns and store resorts may be categorized as high-class resorts. These consist of Resort Indigo and Kimpton Hotels.
Focused or choose service
Small to medium-sized hotel businesses that provide a restricted quantity of on-site features that only provide and target a particular industry of tourists, such as the single business visitor. Most targeted or choose support resorts may still provide complete support resorts but may absence enjoyment features such as an on-site cafe or a diving pool area. These consist of Crowne Plaza, Courtyard by Marriott and Hilton Garden Inn.
Economy and restricted service
Small to medium-sized hotel businesses that provide a restricted quantity of on-site features and often provide only basic resorts with little to no services, these features normally only provide and target a particular industry of tourists, such as the budget-minded visitor seeking a no frills housing. Limited support resorts often absence an on-site cafe but in return may provide a restricted free of charge food and drink service such as on-site navigator breakfast support. These consist of Ibis Price range, Hampton Inn, Aloft, Vacation Inn Express, Fairfield Inn, Four Points by Sheraton, and Days Inn.
Extended remain hotels are small to medium-sized hotels that provide long run full support hotels compared to a standard resort. Prolonged remain hotels may provide non-traditional pricing methods such as a weekly rate that cater towards travelers in need of short-term hotels for a longer timeframe of time. Similar to restricted and select support hotels, on-site facilities are normally restricted and most extended remain hotels lack an on-site cafe. Included in this are Stay bridge Packages, Candlewood Packages, Homewood Packages by Hilton, Home2 Packages by Hilton, Residence Inn by Marriott, Element, and Prolonged Stay Hotels.
Timeshare and location clubs
Timeshare and Destination groups are a form of property possession also referred to as a trip possession involving the purchase and possession of an individual unit of accommodation for seasonal usage during a number of months. Property hotels often provide facilities similar that of a Full support resort with on-site restaurant(s), personal pools, recreation grounds, and other leisure-oriented facilities. Destination groups on the other hand may provide more exclusive personal hotels such as personal houses in a neighborhood-style setting. Types of time share brands consist of Hilton Grand Holidays, Marriott Holiday Team International, Westgate Resorts, Disney Holiday Team, and Holiday Inn Team Holidays.