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Hotel search without destination?

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Hotel search without destination?

When I was planning my most recent trip, amongst all of the multitudes of websites I looked through, I stumbled across one that gave me global results that weren't tied to a specific destination search. For example, "all hotels on a beach with free wifi" (or something like that) and up popped a list of hotels around the world that met those criteria. Since I used so many sites and so many of them look the same, I can't remember how I chanced upon this search option. Can anyone help?

I may have entered a destination, then was given a chance to remove it from the search criteria. I'm certain I had to enter dates. Hope that helps.

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West Grey, Canada
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for Toronto
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1. Re: Hotel search without destination?

Maybe it was "Trivago" ?

United Kingdom
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2. Re: Hotel search without destination?


I think the OP has now found a place in the Dominican Republic.... seems to be heading there on June 16th...


7 posts
3. Re: Hotel search without destination?

Yes! Trivago! Thank you!!!

And while I am going to DR, I'm now researching ideas for our next trip. Thanks for your help!

Melbourne, Australia
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for Sydney, Bargain Travel, Food and Travel
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4. Re: Hotel search without destination?

Good job RT 👍

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for Milwaukee
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5. Re: Hotel search without destination?

Be careful with Trivago. They can send you to less than reputable sites for some of the low price bookings. Trivago is good for comparison as long as you book directly after comparing prices or make sure they are sending you to a reputable site.

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6. Re: Hotel search without destination?

Thanks for the heads up! I'm new to all this travel planning. For DR I found the hotel I liked, researched the bejezus out of it, then booked directly with the hotel. I heard that if you go though another site to book, the hotel gives the better rooms to the people who book direct with them. Don't know if that's true or not. Also reviews can be scary, like a ton of people will like a place but then there's some harsh negatives from others and I'm like, did you stay at the same place? Did you have a negative experience because you're an jerk and rude to the staff? Did you have bigger expectations than your wallet? Hard to tell sometimes.

Edited: 10 June 2018, 04:14
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