In spite of the 2020 global slowdown, both tourism and the entire travel industry have long and firmly secured their place online. The variety of accommodation offerings goes far beyond such aggregator giants as Booking or Airbnb. Local hotel owners choose to invest in their own websites (and some of them can be easily built with the next free Elementor themes) for these substantial reasons:
- An own website gives much more design flexibility than any channel manager: you can display any content in whatever way you need;
- Many guests take advantage of the fact that OTAs allow free cancellation at the last minute (especially these days). Having your own booking website allows you to decide on the necessity of the first fee and its amount.
- Customer’s trust is likely to grow as they see a professionally-built website page with the proper booking system (for instance, the WordPress Hotel Booking plugin);
With the popularity of ready-to-go solutions (in particular, based on the WordPress CMS), building websites became even easier.
No special skills are required to customize a good WordPress theme – even when it comes to options free of cost…
Top 7 Free Elementor Themes in 2021
Apparently, high-quality freebies do exist. Not going to lie, some of them might leave a feeling as if they are “unfinished” or lacking a few extra options. But thinking that all free WordPress themes are “bad” is unfair – simply because you can’t test each single free WordPress theme on the market.
For this reason, you are reading this “7 Best Elementor Themes for Hotel Websites” post. I wouldn’t lie, the market is very limited on good Elementor hotel templates that come at no cost. Although my list is not too large, you should likely find the best free Elementor solution for your hotel business.
I am starting my list with Albatross – one of the best MotoPress Elementor templates free examples. One has everything to look for: clean and neat design, a hotel booking engine, and the layout universality. The multipurposeness of this theme allows you to create websites for all types and directions, starting from local hotels and finishing with guest houses or holiday inns.
Albatross is the only one among Elementor themes free to feature the functionality of the Hotel Booking plugin. Even with the LITE version of the booking engine (already built-in in the template) you will access many handy features. In particular, those are 1) booking & availability calendars; 2) seasonal pricing & custom rates options; 3) secure payment gateways (PayPal, direct card transfer, or cash on arrival); 4) automated or manually approved bookings; 5) bookable extras; 6) admin calendar… and more.
The good news is, you may easily upgrade to Hotel Booking PRO in case you feel like having a few more extras. The upgrade unlocks such advanced functionality as property search form with custom filters, synchronized booking with OTAs (Airbnb or Booking), etc.
- Clean universal design;
- 5 pre-made pages: Amenities, Restaurant, Gallery, About Us, Contact Us, News, Rooms;
- Hotel Booking plugin (FREE);
- 9 widget zones, 3 navigation menus, 2 blog layouts;
- Extra 20+ Elementor widgets by Stratum;
- Integrated with plugins: MailChimp, WPML, Weglot, etc.
Overall, Albatross can be rightfully called one of the best hotel WordPress themes in the free segment. The compatibility with Elementor page builder provides you with a seamless editing experience with a help of handy Stratum widgets. Meanwhile, the integration with the top-rated Hotel Booking plugin guarantees a smooth and user-friendly booking process.
View Albatross Demo
Punte goes initially as a multipurpose WordPress theme. But from all 12 pre-built demos, we are particularly interested in the Hotel one.
The Punte Hotel demo has a clean and modern design along with a stunning slider featured on the homepage. You may easily change the look of your headers and footers, make changes in the layout, experiment with extra Elementor widgets, and more. Just pay attention that Punte is not completely Elementor based – it’s also compatible with WPBakery (Visual Composer) and even the Gutenberg WordPress editor.
Punte is one of the few hotel WordPress themes from the list, which is 100% WooCommerce-ready. Also, the Punte developers – Access Keys – promise to provide users with free lifetime support & updates.
- Custom Header & footer
- Compatible with Elementor & WPBakery page builders;
- Gutenberg optimized;
- Free Elementor Addon plugin;
- High-speed performance.
View Punte Hotel Demo
The Paradise Elementor theme is a free solution to boost the online presence and increase the number of guests from the TemplateMonster marketplace.
Unlike most of the above-mentioned themes, Paradise does not feature any hotel booking engine. This substantially limits the customization functionality of the template. Nonetheless, if you fell for the Paradise website design, you may always implement the MP Hotel Booking plugin in Elementor using the free Hotel Booking & Elementor Integration addon.
- WordPress Live Customizer;
- Ecwid plugin;
- Blog functionality;
- Handy Contact and Appointment Booking form;
- Many handy blocks.
View Paradise Demo
Just like other freemium WordPress hotel themes, Best Hotel lets you test the basic functionality of the Best Hotel PRO theme. Nonetheless, the free version is more than enough to quickly launch a website for your hotel business.
No doubt, Best Hotel features a stylish layout with an all-beloved slider; the one lets you display images of your accommodation in the hero section of your website. The Elementor support lets you build extra sections in a drag-and-drop mode, which shortens the editing period in times!
To add more interactive elements, you may use the Stratum Elementor Addons plugin. This collection provides you with business-oriented widgets, such as Instagram Feed, Masonry Gallery, Price Lists & Menus, etc.
Finally, the Best Hotel template allows you to change the primary and secondary colors of layouts meaning you may quickly restyle the overall look of the theme.
- Elegant design;
- Suitable for any room booking service;
- 4 header & footer options;
- Advanced Booking Calendar;
- Primary & secondary colors;
- Additional CSS.
View Best Hotel Demo
Hotelone initially goes as a pre-made WordPress template suitable for all types of hotels and resorts. But according to developers, Hotelone creates a universal solution for various types of small business websites (restaurants, wedding planners shops). Moreover, it can fit well for websites for startups, or as personal online portfolios.
Built with Bootstrap, the theme features clean layouts, straightforward typography, Fontawesome icons support, and various animation effects. Finally, the theme developers claim Hotelone to have the “mobile-first” layout where all the content is located in the center.
- 100% multipurpose;
- Modern design;
- 9 pre-built website pages;
- Compatible with many plugins (WPML, Slider, Photo Gallery, etc);
- 1 year of support & updates.
View Hotelone Demo
LT Hotel Onepage is a one-page hotel theme based on the multipage LT Hotel WordPress theme of the same developer (LTheme). Nonetheless, you would fall in love with the elegance of the theme design and its ‘royal’ color scheme – simply perfect for showcasing luxurious hotels and resort accommodations.
Even on a one-page layout, you are able to display all kinds of facilities, services, and events of your hotel or resort. The LT layouts are responsive in all ways, they come with all the needed Elementor-based content and support Bootstrap CSS.
- One-page layout;
- Royal & elegant design;
- Bug-fix support only;
- Free domain support.
View LT Hotel Demo
Hotel Hamburg represents everything you want to have in your Hotel Booking theme WordPress. It’s very neat in style (couldn’t be the other way as for the German product) and quite enough in options to launch a fully-fledged hotel website.
No doubt, it can suit any kind of accommodation, from local hotels, B&Bs, vacation rental services, motels, hostels, or everything else that might come to your mind. It comes with an intuitive two-column layout, a robust options panel, and many other benefits that you will get while using Elementor. You may also use a custom background feature, custom navigation menu, and a dynamic sidebar feature.
The theme is completely based on the free version of the Advanced Booking Calendar plugin – another good booking system for your hotel website.
- Neat design;
- Full-width template;
- Advanced Booking Calendar;
- Custom menu & background;
View Hotel Hamburg Demo
Which of the seven Elementor hotel website templates are you likely to try? Leave your favorite one in the comments section.