Free breakfast is the best hotel perk for Brits

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When it comes to hotel perks, it seems our stomachs lead the way - as a free breakfast has been named the most important amenity when booking accommodation.

According to a new survey by, a complimentary breakfast is the most important hotel perk.

Free food was deemed even more important than free wifi - last year's winner - which was knocked into third place.

Second on the hotel wish-list was access to a restaurant, while parking, a smoke-free zone, and a swimming pool were also deemed a priority.

Alison Couper, senior director of global communications for, told the Daily Mail: "Travellers seem to have become fixated on where their next meal is coming from.

"With the ever-increasing importance of technology it's surprising to see free wifi isn't on top spot in the overall hotel amenities list."

However, free internet did take top spot in the top 10 in-room facilities lust-list.

In second place was a bathroom with a shower, while the size of the room was the third most important factor.

The Top 10 Hotel Amenities are:

1 Complimentary breakfast
2 Restaurant
3 Internet/free wifi
4 Parking
5 24-hour front desk service
6 Smoke free hotel
7 Swimming pool
8 Bar
9 Air conditioning
10 Coffee/tea in lobby

The top 10 Hotel Room Amenities are:

1 Internet/free wifi
2 Bathroom with shower
3 Room size
4 TV facilities
5 Air conditioning
6 Coffee/tea
7 Non-smoking rooms
8 Premium bedding
9 Daily housekeeping
10 Mattress type

What do you think the most important hotel perk is? Tell us below!

While we just want a free brekkie, some of these celebs are a little more demanding:

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