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Women were kept in a separate wing for discriminatory reasons in the past, but today enjoy beefed up security, additional privacy, and extra amenities.

Finding hotels that accommodate the specific needs of the female traveler can prove arduous. Recognizing that gap in the market, a growing number of hoteliers are now offering women-only floors that provide a safe environment for guests as well as a few special flourishes.

Crowne Plaza, Dubai

Crowne Plaza in Philadelphia, Wyndham in Boca Raton, and Dukes Hotel in London feature a female-only floor. Photo by Konrad Andrews.

Forty-percent of their corporate travelers are women, he said, so it was important to listen to the women respondents who said they wanted an area in the hotel to themselves.

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