Local Citation Sites For Hotels

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What are the best local citations for Hotels?

Listing Hotels, B&Bs & other Accommodation services on relevant, high quality directory sites is an important part of local search. At BrightLocal, we help local SEO professionals & small business owners to easily submit their business information to over 40 different Hotel and B&B directories.

To assist you with your manual citation building efforts, we’ve put together a list of over 40 citation sites for HotelsBusiness listings on niche, industry relevant sites help to improve local SEO authority & rankings.


Why are Hotel citations important?

1. It’s good for Google

Google will reference local directories, including those for Hotels & B&Bs when trying to learn more information about a business. Therefore, having accurate business data on these sites increases your chances of projecting an accurate picture to Google.

In our recent Expert Citation Survey, 33% of local SEO experts confirmed that niche directories offer the greatest authority.

2. It’s good for customers

Consumers will often visit online directories when searching for local Hotels or Accommodation. Therefore, getting your business accurately listed on them can directly result in leads for the business.

What’s more, consumers visiting these sites are often quite far down the purchasing cycle, which means they are often more qualified leads than those from other sources.

BrightLocal have excellent software for discovering and building new citations. It help us a lot.

Wendy Goubej Vancouver, BC

How Many Citations Do Hotels Need to Rank?

Want to know what works for your industry when it comes to building citations? Just click ‘Hotels and B&Bs’ in the drop-down menu below to see industry-specific data from the latest SEO Citations Study.

The SEO Citations Study

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BrightLocal’s SEO Citations Study uncovers:

  • How many citations local businesses need to outperform their competitors
  • Which citation sites are most popular among local businesses
  • The correlation between citations and local ranking positions in Google results

These findings are based on 122,125 local businesses found using 18,580 related keywords.

Average Citations

have an average of 78 citations

Median Citations

The median number of citations for is 110

Positions 1-3

ranked in positions 1-3 have an average of citations

The Correlation Between Citations and Google Local Ranking for

There is a strong correlation between the number of citations a business has, and how high it appears in Google's search results. Local businesses that rank in positions 1-3 have an average of 85 citations.

Top Citation Sites for

While many local businesses are making use of the most popular citation sites, 5% haven't claimed listings on any of the top 10 sites.

List of 40+ Hotel Citation Sites

Citation SiteD.A.CountryFree / PaidListing URL
booking.com93USAFreeClick here
tripadvisor.com93ALLFreeClick here
expedia.com88USAFreeClick here
ycs.agoda.com83ALLPaidClick here
hotelscombined.com80ALLPaidClick here
kayak.com79USAFreeClick here
orbitz.com76ALLPaidClick here
laterooms.com71ALLFreeClick here
booked.net69ALLFreeClick here
bedandbreakfast.com67ALLFreeClick here
hotelplanner.com66AUS / CAN / USAFreeClick here
bbonline.com60USAFreeClick here
hotel.info60ALLFreeClick here
hostels.com60ALLFreeClick here
splendia.com53ALLPaidClick here
budgetplaces.com52UKFreeClick here
hotelstravel.com50USAFreeClick here
bedandbreakfast-directory.co.uk49UKFreeClick here
bnbfinder.com49USA / CANPaidClick here
hotelguide.net49USAFreeClick here
selfcatering-directory.co.uk48UKFreeClick here
bedandbreakfasts.co.uk48UKFreeClick here
metromanager.com44UK, USAFreeClick here
easybedandbreakfasts.co.uk43UKFreeClick here
lodging-world.com42ALLPaidClick here
traveltourismdirectory.com41USAFree/PaidClick here
campendium.com40USAFreeClick here
bedandbreakfastsearcher.co.uk39UKFreeClick here
hotelbeam.com38USAFree/PaidClick here
web-max.ca37CANFreeClick here
campflorida.com37USAFreeClick here
camping-canada.com37CANFreeClick here
campinginontario.ca36USAFreeClick here
besthoteldirectory.com36ALLFreeClick here
petscanstay.com32ALLPaidClick here
freerangecamping.com.au31AUSFreeClick here
goodnighthotels.co.uk30UKFreeClick here
valuetrips.com30ALLFreeClick here
campgroundsontheweb.com29USAFreeClick here
world-stay.com28UKFreeClick here
bedandbreakfast-pages.com28ALLFreeClick here
usatourism.com28USAFreeClick here
hotelspeak.com27USAFreeClick here
pillowfinder.com26USAFreeClick here
logcabinholidaysdirectory.co.uk24UKReciprocalClick here
bnbcompass.com.au22AUSFreeClick here
camping-directory.uk20UKPaidClick here
budgetbellhop.com20USAFreeClick here
ukbedandbreakfasts.co.uk17UKFreeClick here
hotelaccommodationuk.co.uk16UKPaidClick here
bedandbreakfastlocally.co.uk16UKReciprocalClick here
hotel-ami.us14ALLFreeClick here

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How do you build Hotel citations?

It wouldn’t be the first time that the process of citation building & citation clean-up has been called ‘tedious’, ‘tiresome’ or even ‘boring’. Lets face it, manual citation building is a necessary task but one which takes time. If you’d like to escape that task then you can let BrightLocal’s team manage your citations for you.

We have a highly trained, in-house team that regularly build & update over 30,000 citations per month. We do this for Local Businesses, SEO Freelancers & SEO Agencies in over 10 countries worldwide. All of our citations are built manually, and we always claim & verify your listing for you, which means that you own them forever – not just whilst you’re working with us.

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