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Many hotels offer a senior discount, usually in the neighborhood of 10 to 15 percent. Some hotels, such as Hyatt Hotels, go above and beyond, offering guests 62 and over 50 percent off the prevailing room rate. When checking rates and availability online, the search feature for many hotels includes a senior citizen checkbox, which is especially nice because you can compare your cost to the standard price to see just how much you're saving. If your travel plans are flexible and you're simply looking for the destination with the best deal, you can call the hotel's customer service number to see if they have a detailed list of properties offering extensive senior discounts.

Marriott Hotels offers a minimum 15 percent discount to travelers aged 62 or older. And while Warwick Hotels aren't numerous (44 destinations worldwide), their Senior Elite Program offers discounts up to 70 percent off standard rates.