Which Hotel Brands Offer Free Breakfast? Info for 130+ Hotel Brands

Continental Breakfast at the Renwick Hotel by Evan Didier, on Flickr

"Continental Breakfast at the Renwick Hotel" (CC BY-ND 2.0) by Evan Didier

Why pay for breakfast when you can eat for free? Check out our table for free breakfast information at 130+ hotel chains and brands, including (a) whether or not elite status is required, and (b) whether or not the complimentary breakfast is continental or full.

At last count, 27 hotel brands offer a complimentary hot full breakfast to all guests, and 12 hotel brands offer complimentary continental breakfast to all guests. In addition, upper-tier elite status members at Carlson, Hilton, Hyatt, and Marriott will net you at least a free continental breakfast at most of the brands affiliated with those groups. [...]  read more

Which Hotel Brands Offer Free Dinner or Snacks and Evening Drinks?

King Bed at Embassy Suites Kansas City Overland Park by Evan Didier, on Flickr

"King Bed at Embassy Suites Kansas City Overland Park" (CC BY-ND 2.0) by Evan Didier

While 39 hotel brands offer a hot or complimentary breakfast to all guests, only 10 hotel brands offer complimentary food to all guests in the evening. Even fewer offer more substantive appetizers every day of the week.

But if you’re looking to save money on dining expenses when traveling, or are only looking for a light evening snack, the following ten hotel brands should hit the spot with their free evening food and beverages. It should be noted that it will prove difficult to assemble a hearty or healthy dinner (aside from salad) from any of the hotel brands mentioned below. [...]  read more