I initially tried bidding on this hotel via PRICELINE. Bids of 86 to 90 were all rejected. I finally relented and paid the "full" price on HOTWIRE. We are not gamblers, and will enjoy a smoke-free environment.
My initial bid was $65. I utilized the several re-bid zones that were available - increasing my bid $5 for each zone. Day one bidding was unsuccessful. I started day 2 bidding at $95 and landed the Sheraton for $100. I'm delighted. The cheapest room available for this hotel on Expedia is $245!