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56 Innovative Hotel Startups Worth A Follow In 2021

This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Hotel startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Hotel industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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Top Hotel Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Porter

Porter

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Porter is a personalised travel companion that recommends your best matched hotels. We save our members from the time and stress that comes with booking hotels.

Now they can rediscover the joy in travelling!. .

Mangkokku

Mangkokku

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Mangkokku is a culinary startup that offers professional chef-level dishes in the form of rice bowls.

Casai

Casai

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Casai is a startup in Latin America, merging smart home technology, and premium accommodation to innovate the hospitality industry. It is a real estate platform for fully-furnished premium apartments in Mexico City and is a hospitality concept designed for the nomadic generation.

Casai curates beautiful apartments that merge the design and comforts of a boutique hotel with the technology of a San Francisco home and the local ambiance of a vacation rental.. .

Respaces

Respaces

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Respaces a two sided marketplace for flexible workspaces.

hotelbreak

hotelbreak

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Hotelbreak helps hotels sell services to guests who aren’t staying overnight. The company can offer tourists who are already at destinations and locals who live nearby access their amenities and services during the day without booking a room.

Options include day passes to spa access and restaurant meals on rooftop terraces.. .

NOT A HOTEL

NOT A HOTEL

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NOT A HOTEL is an in-house hotel brand developement company.

Living Tech

Living Tech

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Living Tech provides unmanned solutions for the accommodation business.

Zurra, Inc.

Zurra, Inc.

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Zurra, Inc. is a provider of hospitality services.

123Hotel

123Hotel

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123Hotel is a mobile application that allows users to book a hotel room fast and easy.

FEEV

FEEV

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FEEV is a social booking platform. What’s On, Eat, Sleep, Travel

RoomPe Pvt Ltd

RoomPe Pvt Ltd

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Coliving | Student accommodation

BusinessHotels

BusinessHotels

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BusinessHotels.comis an online hotel booking platform offering unsold rooms, promo rates and last minute accommodations.

D-EDGE

D-EDGE

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D-EDGE is a hotel distribution technology provider in hospitality

Guestmeter

Guestmeter

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Guestmeter is a cloud-based SaaS guest feedback management software sold on a monthly subscription basis to hospitality companies. It helps hospitality industry professionals capturing guest feedback by sending guest satisfaction surveys via international SMS, E-mail or printable QR Cards at the point of experience.

Guestmeter also identifies happy and unhappy guests before they published negative online reviews and turns your guest experience into more positive reviews on Tripadvisor or Google Reviews and other review sites. To start a free trial, visit https://www.guestmeter.com.

The Rotterdam Native Company

The Rotterdam Native Company

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Alt Life Hospitality Pvt Ltd

Alt Life Hospitality Pvt Ltd

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Alt Life Hospitality is providing affordable accommodations for all your crazy adventures. Our hostels uplift the values of community living while maintaining high standards of hygiene and safety.

It’s the best place for you to chill, unwind, co-work and make new friends as you travel. Experience standardised quality, fun shared spaces, cafes, and uber comfortable dorms at affordable prices.

We make switching to your alternate life easier!. .

Jane's Global Destination Management Company

Jane’s Global Destination Management Company

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Jane’s Global has a Unique mixture of products and services towards the water sports, holiday planning, adventures and events management.

Creating Culinary Communities

Creating Culinary Communities

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Creating Culinary Communities is a cutting edge food and beverage platform consisting of an array of limited service culinary brands.

Bottica

Bottica

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Bottica is a RaaS (Robot-As-A-Service), Service Robots R&D and Distributions.

Black Book App

Black Book App

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Black Book is a global lifestyle all-in-one SaaS platform for business professionals and personal leisure seekers. Uber-esqe in feel, switch between your business and personal profiles to book a flight, hotel or restaurant.

Regardless of what profile you are interacting in, Black Book remembers your personal preferences such as loyalty program memberships. We are building one of the world’s most powerful recommendation and transaction machines, and the first to target multiple verticals in the premium corporate and leisure segments.

Say goodbye to multiple app’s to manage your business expenses and reporting, and booking travel. Black Book includes expense management for businesses and their employees.

With automated expense reconciliation, automated monthly reporting, calendar synching, spending controls, unlimited approval hierarchies, Black Book is designed for one employee or thousands. Take advantage of the “perks” you receive on “business” trips and use them on “personal” trips.

Black Book remembers everything so you don’t have to. If you want a non-smoking floor, prefer a latte over an espresso – Black Book knows.

Clever logic will tell you when you need to book an Uber to get to the airport on time so you don’t miss your flight. It will even predict the likelihood of your flight being delayed or cancelled due to weather.

OYO Hotels Japan

OYO Hotels Japan

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OYO Hotels Japan is a fastest growing company & the world’s 6th largest chain of operated hotels, homes, managed living and work spaces.

YADO

YADO

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YADO offers 3 different services: [1] YADO wants to build a community where the talent can expand across the city without being confined to an office or a single coworking. How are they doing it? They make agreements with spaces that are well equipped (and some of them, not fully used all day (Hotels, Restaurants, Cafés, Workshop and Event Spaces) and users can book their spot and work from there by hours.

It is a service for individuals, teams or for companies. [2] Users can rent a Meeting Room or an entire Space to organise any kind of event: meetings, workshops, teambuildings, etc.

You can rent it by hour or by days. [3] Are you looking for a spot to work from? YADO can do it for you, for FREE.

They are connected with lots of different coworkings, offices and spaces, so just tell them what your needs are and they’ll find the best place for you. It is a service for people who are looking for a fix desk and also, teams or individuals who want to work 1, 2, 3 days per week in the same place.

Do you want to become part of the YADO community after work? Join the events that the App organises. Follow them on social media (IG: yado_es // LK: YADO // FB: YADO (yado.es)).

Freecovid

Freecovid

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Freecovid is a comprehensive training and communication platform that helps the hotel industry implement health and safety protocols.

Pripei

Pripei

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White-label booking & marketing platform for entertainment, experiences and activities.

Sightline Hospitality

Sightline Hospitality

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Sightline Hospitality is a hotel management company.

Mansiondeal

Mansiondeal

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Mansiondeal is an online marketplace for real estate and hospitality in Kenya.It connects real estate agents with potential customers.

La Quinta by Wyndham Lafayette Oil Center

La Quinta by Wyndham Lafayette Oil Center

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Hotel in Lafayette, LA

Datstop Hostel

Datstop Hostel

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Datstop Hostel, the urban social space for professionals, millennials, and backpackers with a special section dedicated to female voyagers.

`SKIMO

`SKIMO

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`SKIMO is merging online, offline and logistics in convenience commerce.`SKIMO is the new product for your smart [fridge, take away, vending machine] – or just your smart cabinet. We are the only solution which supports the whole logistics process.

Our AI helps to maintain minimal food waste and optimizes the whole logistics process. And are still user friendly for all stakeholders.

A customer just needs three steps: Open the app, Tap to open `SKIMO, Open the door – and take out what he wants. The rest is `SKIMO to work.

Come and enjoy the new easy smart retail.. .

hudavaqt Tech Pvt. Ltd.

hudavaqt Tech Pvt. Ltd.

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Web Security, SaaS, FinTech, Food Chains, Coffee Beans, AgriTech

washbnb

washbnb

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washbnb automates luxury linens for Airbnb hosts, vacation rentals, and hotels.

TripLiner

TripLiner

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TripLiner based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is one of the leading online travel companies. The company provides information, pricing, availability, and booking facility for domestic and international air travel, domestic and international hotel bookings, holiday packages, homestays and cruises.

As a leading platform of accommodation options, TripLiner provides real-time bookings for more than 200 hotels in Bangladesh and over 20,000 hotels around the world. Launched in August 2018, we have a reach inventory of domestic & International Airlines with the best flight deals, Popular hotels around the world with the lower prices guaranteed.

Moreover, You can choose your favorite activities or day tour plan from thousands of options.. .

Get Hotel Deal

Get Hotel Deal

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We are helping to the traveler for finding best places around the globe, Compare the best hotels from any city and book your hotel and flight with reasonable prices. We showing you best hotels from thousands of hotels and suggest you cheap hotel deals for your pleasant journey.

Find last minute hotel and flight deal at GetHotelDeal.. .

Untap

Untap

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a mobile app where marrying couples can easily find one-of-a-kind venues anywhere in the world and plan their whole wedding in 3 steps.

Kirkwood Collection

Kirkwood Collection

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Kirkwood Collection is a commercial development partnership firm that owns hotels and offers accommodation services.

IAmeland

IAmeland

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IAmeland is an event management service provider company.

Guest Like Local

Guest Like Local

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Marketplace for hotels and vacation rental hosts to cross sell products, services and experiences

Winnotel

Winnotel

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Winnotel provides hospitality management services technology for budget hotels and resorts.

Roambay - Hostels and Co-Living

Roambay – Hostels and Co-Living

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Incredible living spaces for the millenial

Movie World Map

Movie World Map

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movieworldmap.comis an online guide to filming locations all over the world

House of Palm

House of Palm

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The House of Palm owes its name to its unique and wonderful architectural style, revealing a majestic palm tree. Located in the heart of Tel Aviv just a few steps into Nahalat Binyamin street the House of Palm Building combines Biblical and Israeli elements like “Magen David” or “Menorah” with seven candleholders, and is considered one of a kind in Israel.

Book now our short term apartments in Tel Aviv at exclusive prices.. .

SNN Analytics

SNN Analytics

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SNN Analytics is helping hoteliers improve Net Operating Income (NOI) using data science, without any need for manual data entries. It automates work, leave paperwork, and spreadsheets behind and get executive insights for all hotels in a single place.

Their goal is to process the data and provide business insights that can be used to make hotel operations efficient, generate more revenue for the business, and reduce costs. SNN Analytics was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in South Jordan, Utah, USA..

Book Me Bob

Book Me Bob

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Artificial Intelligence Chatbot

Wizfair vacation

Wizfair vacation

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Wizfair vacation is a sub brand of “Wizfair Pvt Ltd.” especially designed for vacations.

gconnec

gconnec

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gconnec App provide hotel guest relevant and useful information.

DormEast

DormEast

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worker dormitories

TripDeal.PK

TripDeal.PK

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TripDeal.PK – Let’s Explore The World !!

Giga Horeca

Giga Horeca

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Giga Horeca deals in the sale of kitchen appliances, cooling & freezing, small equipment, stainless steel, hotel & miscellaneous products.

1899 Wright Inn & Carriage House

1899 Wright Inn & Carriage House

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Bed and Breakfast in Asheville, NC

Journeys360 Travel

Journeys360 Travel

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Journeys 360 is a luxury travel agency that strives to provide the best travel service including Cruises, Safaris, Vacation packages, Hotels, and Business class flights. We focus on making your destination to be an experience.

We are a young company with a combined experience of more than 60 years in travel and tourism. We don’t just make plans, we help you experience the world and build memories that last a lifetime..

Machi Repo

Machi Repo

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Machi Repo provides local gourmets, hotels, sightseeing, people to all over the world with the power of video.

Bistar Hostels

Bistar Hostels

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Backpacking Hostels & Budget Backpacking stays

Global Hotel Investments (GHI) AG

Global Hotel Investments (GHI) AG

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Quality hotel experiences worldwide

Capital spaces Hotels

Capital spaces Hotels

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Hotels Corporate Booking We offer hotels for Corporate Booking. Branding Solutions in Hotel Capital spaces offer customized Branding promotional solution for Brands Across India.

Hotels For Corporate Events We have some finest hotel location for big and small corporate Events. Corporate meetings Corporate can always book space for Meetings with us Pan India..

Stone Gables Bed & Breakfast

Stone Gables Bed & Breakfast

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Bed And Breakfast in Leesburg, VA

Hampshire Hotels

Hampshire Hotels

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Hampshire Hotels provides various types of Hospitality services to their clients.

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