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  1. Trying to identify this 4* in Austin

    LVI, While we're happy to help, please don't ask for hotel identifications until you are ready to purchase and commit to the trip at current prices. Researching hotels can be a time consuming process, and the hotels (and rates) currently offered may not be the ones available once you're ready to move forward. Only researching hotels for plans that are firm and ready to move forward is a more efficient use of our time and helps us reply to everyone in a timely manner (so that their trips can be purchased before the offer disappears) Please remember to return to BetterBidding and use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases... or thru our sister site MAPSandHOTELS.com for your regular rate purchases. Thanks.
  2. Welcome to BetterBidding! I believe there are more amenities then what you have posted above as HOTWIRE has a new interface that does not show the complete set of amenities unless you search using the EASY VIEW TAB of our BiddingHelper.com tool. If you repeat your search using our BiddingHelper.com tool... use the HOTWIRE EASY VIEW tab and then click the GREEN BUTTON next to this listing, do you see more amenities (including any accessible amenities) then what you have listed above? Using this method, below is the full list of amenities i'm seeing for the 3 star hotel in this zone when searching for your dates: Complimentary Breakfast Free Parking Free Internet Pet Friendly Smoke Free Fitness Pool Business Hi-Speed Internet ==> if this is what you're seeing, best guess for this property would be the well reviewed Hyatt Place Orlando Convention Center Please remember to return to BetterBidding and use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases... or thru our sister site MAPSandHOTELS.com for your regular rate purchases. Let us know how it goes or if we can be of further help.
  3. 3* Empire State Building Help Identify

    Thank you for closing this thread with your decision. Please remember to follow-up your threads with your wins/decisions as you make them (even if you don't ultimately use PRICELINE / HOTWIRE, cancel the trip, book direct, etc) as this help keep the board better organized and more useful for everyone... as well as being a courtesy to anyone who took the time to help with your travel plans. Please remember to return to BetterBidding and use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases... or thru our sister site MAPSandHOTELS.com for your regular rate purchases.
  4. las vegas hotel help

    Welcome to BetterBidding! Both PRICELINE and HOTWIRE are 'opaque' booking services in the sense that you don't learn the name of the hotel you will receive until after the purchase, but only PRICELINE offers a bidding service. With HOTWIRE the star rating, zone, price, and amenities associated with the hotel are shown prior to your purchase... you can either take the hotel at the price offered or not, there is no negotiating (in addition to PRICELINE's bidding service they also offer PRICELINE EXPRESS which is similar to HOTWIRE's service of showing details and price of a hotel but not the name) One more thing to keep in mind is that all PRICELINE reservations are booked for double occupancy, only HOTWIRE will enable you to include up to quad occupancy in your search. Is something like the Trump (which is in the Strip North zone but is actually located a little off-strip and does not have a casino) acceptable? If so i think you can get closer to your $120 all-in budget (at $130/nite all-in)... but with most 5* hotels charging resort fees of about $35/nite, your $80 all-in budget is not realistic as that would only leave about $45 for a room rate including taxes/fees. Please remember to return to BetterBidding and use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases... or thru our sister site MAPSandHOTELS.com for your regular rate purchases. Based upon the above let us know your thoughts as to how you'd like to proceed and we'll take it from there.
  5. If this is the 3* Downtown-Seatle Center-Space Needle-Lake Union hotel (confirm your dates on the landing page) you're seeing from PRICELINE EXPRESS, i can't exclude the Four Points from the possibilities, but i think the Holiday Inn is much more likely, imo. Please remember to return to BetterBidding and use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases... or thru our sister site MAPSandHOTELS.com for your regular rate purchases. Let us know whatever you decide for this trip or how we can be of further help.
  6. 4* San Fran 7/16/16 - 7/19/16 $150+

    To add to the above... Using the specific(s) that you mentioned for this upcoming stay i think your $150 budget is possible, but likely going to fall short (i'd give it a 30% chance of so of success)... however, you're not far off, as something in the $150-$170 seems like it would be do-able for a 4* hotel in one of the zones that you had mentioned. As well, any bidding strategy that we suggest will start low and then gradually move higher, so even if something is available for less than we may think, you can still pick it up for the lower price since we start lower than what we think is likely needed for a win. As far as prices coming down if you wait, there is no way to know, it is all based upon supply/demand (which for hotels comes down to how actual new reservations/cancellations come in relative to expected new reservations/cancellations). If the hotel receives more new reservations and/or few cancellations for your dates then rates could rise from here... if they receive fewer new reservations and/or more cancellations then rates could dip. However, with just 2 weeks to go before your trip hotels already have a very good idea of their occupancy levels. Using our sister site MAPS and HOTELS.com i'm currently i'm seeing 4* hotels in the zones you mentioned above starting at $225-$250/nite, so it comes down to how much of a discount would you need from this price range to make an 'opaque' purchase worthwhile? If you're ready to begin bidding for this trip please confirm if you want to keep your maximum bid at $150/nite OR if you're willing to increase to something closer to $175 and we will advise accordingly. Please remember to return to BetterBidding and use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases... or thru our sister site MAPSandHOTELS.com for your regular rate purchases.
  7. Congratulations on your success! Hope you were pleased with the hotel and deal you received and enjoyed your stay. Thank you for sharing your win with the board and helping us add this property to the Hotwire Hotel List. Please use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases.
  8. Congratulations on your success! Glad to see you scored a nice deal at this property and the included breakfast is a nice bonus (considering it wasn't listed among the other amenities) Thank you for using the PRICELINE links on the board to begin your purchase and sharing your win, helping us add this hotel (and zone) to the Priceline Express Hotel List. Have a great trip and extended stay.
  9. 4* Oahu (Waikiki Beach) Hilton Hawaiian Village

    Congratulations on your success and thank you for sharing your win with the board. In the future please post your win(s) as a NEW TOPIC (rather than replying to another user's thread for the same area) so that others will be aware of your purchase when searching the topic titles on the board and in the Priceline and Hotwire Calendar of Wins. PRICELINE EXPRESS only shows a few amenities for the hotels offered so it's not uncommon for two different hotels to have the same, or very similar, amenity sets. Feel free to ask the board for help before your next 'opaque' hotel purchase and will offer our thoughts (or confirm your own thinking) of what hotel it is that you may be about to purchase. Please use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases. Enjoy your stay.
  10. Congratulations on your success! Glad to see it was the hotel you were hoping for and that you're pleased with the results. Thank you for using the PRICELINE links on the board to begin your purchase and sharing your win, helping us confirm the amenity set for this property in the Priceline Express Hotel List. Enjoy your stay.
  11. Congratulations on your success! While not the lowest you had seen this property for these dates, still a very nice deal for this nite and glad that you're pleased with the results. Thank you for sharing your win and using the PRICELINE links on the board to begin your purchase. Enjoy your stay.
  12. ResortFee.com indicates that there is no resort fee at this property. Please let us know if you learn otherwise.
  13. Congratulations on your success! Glad to see you received a great deal on this property and that you're familiar with the property and looking forward to your return. Thank you for sharing your win with the board. Please use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases. Enjoy your stay.
  14. Looking for hotel

    Marleaubugatti12, Not really following your logic here or understanding what it is that you want for this stay... Rates are date specific so what you paid last time (where demand may have been higher/lower than your dates above which would produce rates higher/lower this time around) is not necessarily relevant for your upcoming stay. Without PRICELINE / HOTWIRE, what hotel(s) would you choose and at what price? (you can use MAPS and HOTELS.com to see current rates for these dates for hotels that are close to the park) We can then have a better understanding of what property/price it is that you're trying to 'beat'. Please remember to return to BetterBidding and use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases... or thru our sister site MAPSandHOTELS.com for your regular rate purchases.
  15. Congratulations on your success! Glad to see it was the hotel guessed and that you're pleased with the outcome. Thank you for sharing your win with the board and helping us confirm this property for the Hotwire Hotel List. Thank you for sharing your results and using the HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your purchase. Enjoy your stay and time in the States.