Places (Search) API China - BETA Developer's Guide

500 - Accommodations

The Accommodations category is a top level category for Places offering lodging accommodations, dwellings or similar living quarters to travellers, such as hotels, motels, resorts, cruise ships and campgrounds.

This category contains the following level 2 categories:

  • Hotel-Motel - A business that provides lodging or temporary living quarters.
  • Lodging - A business that provides lodging to the public generally without room service.

5000 - Hotel-Motel

Category ID Category (Level 3) Description
500-5000-0000 Hotel or Motel A business that provides lodging or temporary living quarters. This is a base-level category that should be used for all Places that do not fit other categories defined for Hotel-Motel (500-5000-xxxx).
500-5000-0053 Hotel An establishment that provides short-term or extended stay lodging. Places in this category may also provide other services and amenities, such as meals, entertainment, dry cleaning and various other personal services.
500-5000-0054 Motel An establishment that provides lodging to the public. These Places usually have rooms that are accessible from a parking area.

5100 - Lodging

Category ID Category (Level 3) Description
500-5100-0000 Lodging A business that provides lodging to the public generally without room service. This is a base-level category that should be used for all Places that do not fit other categories defined for Lodging (500-5100-xxxx).
500-5100-0055 Hostel An establishment that provides an inexpensive lodging place for travelers. Lodging arrangements are usually in dormitory settings where a guest can rent a bed or bunk bed. Guests often share amenities with other guests.
500-5100-0056 Campground An establishment that provides a designated area for short-term camping. These Places generally serve tent, trailer or recreation vehicle (RV) camping.
500-5100-0057 Guest House An establishment that provides lodging in an adjacent building next to the main structure. Guest houses are generally a small house or cottage.
500-5100-0058 Bed and Breakfast An establishment that provides lodging and breakfast at an inclusive price. Bed and Breakfasts are typically private homes that contain a limited number of bedrooms.
500-5100-0059 Holiday Park An establishment that provides rental cottages or rooms. Resorts generally provide various recreational facilities, such as bowling, restaurants, swimming or mini golf.
500-5100-0060 Short-Time Motel An establishment that provides lodging designed for romantic encounters, or short rests, but usually not requiring an overnight stay.