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Booking, Booking & Reservations

Solidres is a hotel booking extension for Joomla! CMS. Solidres itself is a free extension and you can download, install and use it in unlimited sites as you wish. Also, Solidres follows Joomla coding standard (MVC structure) therefore customizing Solidres or developing template for Solidres is a pleasant task for all Joomla developers/designers. Although Solidres was designed to support hotel (room-based) booking, it can still be used for other type of booking businesses like apartment/villas booking, B&B, guest house, camp site, we can even see some users who use Solidres for cat boarding or 3G USB booking.

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Features:

  • Support booking per night or per day
  • One page AJAX + well organized reservation form: it is one of our strongest feature, it makes booking a nice experience for your guests, this is very important factor for booking because most of the guests will stop booking if they find it hard to understand the user interface or having to fill a horrible form with too many fields.
  • Flexible tariff configuration
  • Multilingual with Falang integration
  • Availability calendar
  • Easy media management with multiple files uploading, drag & drop re-ordering, automatic thumbnail creation
  • Multiple currencies: you can configure as many currencies you wish and display them in front end in a module so that they can switch the currency as they want.
  • Custom fields via XML
  • Coupon
  • Tax supports
  • Deposit support: configure whether to accept deposit and configure deposit amount. Deposit can be fixed amount or percentage of booking cost or per stay length (for example charging first 2 nights's cost as deposit)
  • Extra items can be configured as mandatory and charged per booking or per room.
  • Google Map integrated: allow drag and drop on map to find your location visually.
  • Built-in Simple gallery
  • Built-in payment methods: Pay Later and Bank Wire
  • Easy to modify email templates via Joomla template overrides.
  • Responsive layout
  • Responsive email templates
  • MVC Joomla coding standard
  • Backend drag and drop ordering
  • Joomla template overrides for all component views.
  • Export reservation as CSV
  • Facebook OpenGraph support
  • Back end reservation creation or amend for staff
  • Single use supplement
  • Supported by multiple Joomla template providers
  • Easy to use and configure (free video tutorial available at our website)
  • Live reservation unread count
  • Ability to send reservation notification emails to multiple email addresses

For more features, details and screenshots you can visit our Feature Highlights page at our website.

For reporting bug or requesting feature or any questions you may have when using Solidres, please contact us via our website.


Functionality

It can be used for various type of online booking/reservation like accommodation, hotel, apartment, villa or tour as well

Ease of use

It has very friendly UI, everything seems to be well organized in a logical way

Support

The team did their best to support me well, all questions and concerns were answered thoroughly

Documentation

Good with both text and video tutorials

I used this to: Building sites for various clients in the hospitality and travel industry

Functionality

Very good in term of functionality which can be extended further by purchasing plugins like Channel Manager, Tour & Activities

Ease of use

Very easy to use

Support

Very helpful

Documentation

Good with easy to read tutorials

I used this to: Develop online booking site for hotel and tour

Good job


Posted on 22 June 2016
Functionality

Work quite well with various booking business like hotel and villas booking

Ease of use

Installation is very easy, just like other native joomla extensions, it is also quite easy to use and configure

Support

The developers did their best with my questions and concerns

Documentation

It has both video and text tutorials which is quite convenient

I used this to: Develop hotel booking site and villas booking site for online guest

Functionality

More than enough for our hotel booking need, new features and bug fixes are added frequently

Ease of use

Not a problem for me at all, perhaps I am an experience Joomla users, but I think beginner should find it easy if they read the docs

Support

The team listened to my bug reports and provided quite fast bug fix

Documentation

Great to spend your time on

I used this to: Building various sites for tours and hotel booking

It simply works


Posted on 16 June 2016
Functionality

Work fine out of the box

Ease of use

It took me several hours to check all features and be familiar with it, not bad at all.

Support

Helped me well during my setup

Documentation

Good collections of useful read and videos

I used this to: building online booking site for camping and tours

Functionality

Solidres used to be a hotel booking extension but in recent versions they improve support for other types of booking a lot like apartments

Ease of use

If you have some Joomla experience before you will be more comfortable working with this system

Support

Top notch

Documentation

Very useful

I used this to: develop online booking site specialized in apartment booking

Functionality

Seems pretty good from the back end but when observed from the front end the booking form labels have no relation to the fields Its useless

Ease of use

Back end easy. Front end needs really sorting. I can manage minor CSS changes but to have three field labels above a row of fields

Support

Didnt try when I browsed through the forum and the lack of accountablitiy I lost interest

I used this to: I tried to evaluate free version for customer before purchase but front end is so bad we are not using it
Owner's reply: Look like you are using a Joomla template that does not have support for Bootstrap 2.3.2. Solidres as well as other Joomla 3 compatible extensions requires Bootstrap 2.3.2. We make it clear in our FAQ - #3 How to choose a good Joomla template for Solidres

We also recommend you to create an account at solidres.com and post in the forum to get this issue resolved.

Functionality

The core features set works fine for the majority of booking needs, especially for hotel booking

Ease of use

Quite easy to use compared to other solutions that we tried before Solidres

Support

The devs were helpful with our support requests

Documentation

Good

I used this to: Developed online booking site for hotels and apartments

Functionality

It has more features than we even needed

Ease of use

it will be easier if you have some experience in Joomla as well as consult the documentation first

Support

They are very friendly and helpful

Documentation

quite a good resource

I used this to: building several online booking site for client in hospitality industry

Functionality

Solidres is mobile friendly, responsive and fast to use

Ease of use

The user interface is clean and well organized, easy to find, configure and use

Support

The team supported me well during my installation

Documentation

The online docs contains what I need to build my site

I used this to: an guest house booking site
Experience for Solidres

Experience for Solidres

Paid download | Extensions Specific Non-sorted | Solidres Team
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This plugin is dedicated to Tour & Activity (Attractions, Adventure, Sightseeing ) booking for Joomla. This plugins requires Solidres component (FREE) to be installed first. What is the main use case of Experience plugin? There are two main use cases: To build online booking site for tour & activities for the traditional tour operator companies/travel agencies. To build online booking site for local experiences (organized by local people), this is the new trend in tourism industry, example sites are Airbnb.com Experience, Vayable.com, Triip.me What is the main functionality of Experience plugin? Site admin and partners can manage experiences (info, availability, pricing) and its related components (like categories, transportation and experience booking) from backend of the site or from front end Hub Dashboard (require Hub plugin) Experience’s prices can be set per pax (for example $50 / pax) or set different price per pax depending on the number of pax (example: $50/pax if book 1 to 5 pax and $45/pax if book 6 to 10 pax) In front end guest can search for Experiences by start/end location and price ranges, then guest can book online directly. There are 2 payment method available at this moment: Paypal and Pay Later (Cash).
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Solidres

Version:
1.5.0
Developer:
Solidres Team
Last updated:
Jul 20 2016
Date added:
Nov 19 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
Uses updater:
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Compatibility:
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