10/08/2013 09:27 EDT

Best Hotel Deals: 9 Tips To Book The Perfect Stay

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From beach-front properties nestled near a shore to downtown towers promising modern luxury, a hospitable abode can make any trip worthwhile.

The right hotel can instantly upgrade your business trip to a quick getaway or offer added luxury on your vacation. Booking the right hotel takes patience, consistency and knowing what special rates you qualify for. It's also the art of combining a hotel with an impressive rating and matching it with the best price.

Make the most of your hotel stays by following these tips:

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