A large part of the travel experience is dining out and trying new cuisines. Regardless of which city you visit, you will never be bereft of restaurants. From small mom-and-pop establishments to national franchises, you can grab a meal at any price-point whenever you feel famished.
For many hotel guests, they don’t realize that they needn’t go further than the front door to find quality foods and fine dining atmospheres. While eating at the hotel does not offer a cultural experience, having a restaurant available does come with several advantages.
Predictable, Structured Meal Times
Particularly for buffet-style breakfasts, the restaurant will serve between very specific hours in the morning. Consequently, the breakfast is regimented and quick to get through—simply arrive, eat and then leave. For the busy traveller, this is an excellent way to ensure you start the morning without delay.
Extend Business Functions and Meetings
If the hotel you’re staying in offers conference facilities, then the option for an after-meeting meal is always open. This is great for strengthening relationships outside of a professional setting; meals provide ample opportunities for great conversation. Not to mention, hotels with restaurants and event spaces often provide catering services, which can greatly simplify event-planning.
World-Class Kitchen Staff
Large hotel chains often attract top culinary talent, just as franchises have quality standards to fulfill. This makes hotel restaurants a safe bet for delicious food. Depending on your travel program, you might even be able to order finer dining for less money than you would at an external restaurant.