Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Mirage Hotel and Casino



The newly renovated, tropical-themed Mirage Hotel boasts an indoor rainforest, a dolphin habitat, and one of the most famous spectacles in Las Vegas - the Mirage's erupting volcano. The hotel is located at the heart of the Strip and 4 miles from McCarran Int'l Airport.

The entrance of the hotel is home to a lagoon with towering waterfalls and a 54-foot high volcano that spews smoke and fire 100 feet above the water every hour nightly. Siegfried and Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat features dolphins swimming in the 2 1/2 million-gallon pools. Also created for the Mirage by Siegfried and Roy is the White Tiger Habitat, a tropical environment featuring the exotic cats. The 20,000-gallon saltwater aquarium in the lobby features 1,000 coral reef creatures. The 100-foot atrium houses a tropical rainforest.

Live entertainment includes the new show LOVE by Cirque du Soleil. The newly redesigned Spa and Kim Vo Salon feature massage therapies, beauty treatments and hydrotherapies. The Revolution Lounge is a 7,000 square-foot lounge featuring psychedelic floors, walls, and tables with pulsating lights, as well as musical theme nights, and the Beatles-themed Abbey Road Bar. JET is a 3-floor, 4-bar nightclub.

Dining options: Japonais, BLT Burger, STACK, Fin, Kokomo's, Onda Ristorante & Wine Lounge, Samba Brazilian Steakhouse, Cravings Buffet, the Carnegie Delicatessen, the Paradise Cafe, and more. The property also includes six bars and lounges.

Other amenities include: shopping, the tropical outdoor pool area, and European sunbathing at Bare.

There is a nightly resort fee of $15 plus tax at check-in.

Hotel Address: 3400 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109

BRG valid for: Orbitz Logo- A Step Ahead

Competitor Websites: Expedia.com AND http://www.hotels.com

These 2 sites have this hotel "On Sale" through July (at time of posting) while Orbitz is showing normal pricing during this time period.

Sample Dates: 6/26, 7/12, 7/28 plus ...

Dates from now through July, then appears to die out as a BRG.

Room Details: Deluxe Room / Premium View Room

Rate variation (for sample date 7/12):

Expedia & Hotels.com - $79.20 / Orbitz - $88 (Deluxe Room)

Expedia & Hotels.com - $88.20 / Orbitz - $98 (Premium View)


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Arlington, Vermont - Arcady At The Sunderland Lodge (Arlington Bed & Breakfast Motel)



Arcady at the Sunderland Motor Lodge is a pastoral scene set in 16 acres of rolling lawns and forests of maple, birch, pine, and oak. The splendor of the Vermont countryside is just outside your door as you sit on your sun porch, stroll on the lawns, take a dip in the pool or relax after a busy day in our old fashioned cedar hot tub, heated by a wood burning stove. In this setting, Arcady offers a memorable experience to travellers, vacationers, families with children, folks just looking for a weekend getaway, and anyone else who loves peace, beatuiful surroundings, and privacy with modern convenience.

This Bed and Breakfast motel offers 15 individually decorated guest rooms. *wireless Internet access, *refrigerators and coffee makers, irons and ironing boards are also included.

This property also also offers barbecue grills and a picnic area.

* = common amenity matches
(refrigerators found under "features" on Orbitz)

Hotel Address: 6249 Vermont Historic Route 7A, Arlington, VT 05250

BRG valid for:

Expedia.com

Competitor Website Is:

Logo (A Step Ahead) 120x60

Sample Dates: 6/29, 7/12, 8/25, 9/11 (and a bunch more!)

Room Details: Any of the "1 Queen Bedrooms" offered ...

For SOME dates (such as sample date 9/11), many other room types appear to be claimable!

Rate variation (for sample date 7/12):

Orbitz.com - $115 / Expedia.com - $117.34 (1 Queen Bedroom)



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Expedia.com

Monday, June 14, 2010

Canoga Park, California - Ramada - Canoga Park



The Ramada of Canoga Park is a mere 27 miles from Los Angeles Airport and 20 miles from Burbank Airport. This hotel is centrally located, with a 15 minute commute to Universal Studios, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, the Warner Brothers and NBC Studios, the Getty Center, the Los Angeles Zoo and Griffith Park. California Lutheran University and Pierce College are nearby. Warner Business Park is only 2 miles away.

Hotel Address: 7126 De Soto Ave., Canoga Park, CA 91303

BRG valid for:

Expedia.com AND POSSIBLY:

Competitor Website: Easyclicktravel.com

Sample Dates: 6/22, 7/3, 8/25 (and various others)

Room Details: Standard King Room

Common amenity matches: free continental breakfast, Internet access, refrigerator, microwave (except in Travelocity BRG), and free parking (which can be verified through hotel's website)

Rate variation (for sample date 7/3):

Easyclicktravel $66.67 / Expedia $80.75 / Travelocity $81.25

Official Hotel Website

Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews

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Lewisville, Texas (Dallas Vicinity) - Rodeway Inn Lewisville



This Rodeway Inn hotel is ideally located off Interstate 35, just minutes from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. This hotel provides easy access to Lake Lewisville, offering countless water activities like fishing, water skiing, jet skiing and sailboarding. Shopping is plentiful in the area at the nearby Vista Ridge Mall and Grapevine Mills Mall outlet shopping center.

Guests of this pet-friendly hotel are provided many amenities including: *free continental breakfast, *free high-speed Internet access and free local calls. A seasonal outdoor pool is also available.

All spacious guest rooms are air conditioned and come equipped with hairdryers, coffee makers, irons and ironing boards.

* = common amenity matches

Hotel Address: 1102 Texas Street, Lewisville, TX 75057

BRG valid for:

Expedia.com AND Orbitz Logo- A Step Ahead

Competitor Website: Hotelclub.com

Sample Dates: 6/23, 7/12, 8/25 (and many random others!)

Room Details: 1 King Bed / 2 Double Beds

Rate variation (for sample dates shown):

Hotelclub $46 / Orbitz $48.88 / Expedia $49 (1 King)

Hotelclub $51 / Orbitz $53.87 / Expedia $54 (2 Queens)

Rates shown are for Double Occupancy (2 Persons)

Official Hotel Website


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Sunday, June 13, 2010

New York City, New York - The Pod Hotel



The 347-room Pod, formerly the Pickwick Arms Hotel, is located in the heart of New York City’s Midtown East neighborhood. This unique property is redecked in modern furnishings and must-have amenities: flat-screen TVs, *wireless Internet, and iPod docking stations in every room.

The featured "Double Rooms" (offering about 150 square feet) come with a *private bathroom, bigger flat-screen televisions, and more storage space as the bed frame provides drawers. Outside the pods, the lobby features ample room with chairs and couches, a spacious outdoor cafe, and an airy rooftop deck.

* = common amenity matches

Hotel Address: 230 E. 51st Street, New York, NY 10022

BRG valid for:
Expedia.com


Competitor Website: Easyclicktravel.com

Sample Dates: 7/1, 7/12, 7/31 (and other July dates only)

Room Details: Double Pod - One Bed (includes private bath)

Rate variation (for sample date 7/12):

Easyclicktravel.com - $169.00 / Expedia.com - $215.20


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Saturday, June 12, 2010

Scottsdale, Arizona - Comfort Inn Scottsdale



This Comfort Inn hotel is located in the heart of beautiful north Scottsdale, just 1 block south of Shea Boulevard and 1 block east of Scottsdale Road. This hotel is 10 minutes from the Scottsdale Airport and 7 miles to the Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Hospital.

Amenities include: *high-speed Internet access (free), *free continental breakfast, free van shuttle from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (within 5 miles), free local calls and USA Today newspaper. This hotel also features an exercise room, large outdoor pool and hot tub.

In addition to standard amenities, the hotel features *refrigerators, irons, ironing boards, hairdryers, free HBO and coffee makers in every room.

* = common amenity matches

Hotel Address: 7350 E. Gold Dust Avenue, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

BRG valid for:

Expedia.com Orbitz Logo- A Step Ahead

Competitor Website: Hotelclub.com

Sample Dates: 6/22, 7/15, 8/7 (and random others)

Room Details Below:

Standard 2 Queens non-smoking with refrigerator

2 Queens non-smoking (poolside room)

1 King non-smoking with hot tub and refrigerator

Rate variation (for sample dates shown):

Hotelclub $55 / Other Sites $59 (Standard 2 Queens)

Hotelclub $60 / Other Sites $64 (Poolside 2 Queens)

Hotelclub $65 / Other Sites $69 (1 King - hot tub)

Rates are for Double Occupancy (2 Persons)

Official Hotel Website

Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews

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Thursday, June 10, 2010

New Orleans, Louisiana - Quality Inn & Suites New Orleans



This Quality Inn & Suites hotel is ideally located Downtown, only 3 blocks from the excitement of Bourbon Street, the historic French Quarter, and Mardi Gras parades and festivities. This New Orleans hotel is also walking distance from the Louisiana Superdome stadium, home field of the NFL's New Orleans Saints and the NCAA's Tulane Green Wave, plus host to the annual Allstate Sugar Bowl and State Farm Bayou Classic college football games.

This hotel offers many amenities, including: the *complimentary continental breakfast, free coffee and tea in the lobby 24 hours a day, *Internet access in all rooms, free local calls, and a free USA Today newspaper.

All spacious guest rooms come equipped with extended cable television with free HBO, *refrigerators, *microwaves, hairdryers, coffeemakers, irons and ironing boards.

Parking is $17 nightly (with in/out privileges)

* = common amenity matches

Hotel Address: 210 O'Keefe Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112

BRG valid for:

Expedia.com AND

Competitor Website: Hotelclub.com

Sample Dates: 6/29, 7/8, 7/20, 8/16 (and many random others!)

Room Details: 2 Queen Beds Non-Smoking

Rate variation (for sample date 6/29):

Hotelclub $84 / Travelocity $89.76 / Expedia $89.99

Official Hotel Website

Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews - Rated #2 of 154 hotels!

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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Jacksonville, Florida - Best Western Cecil Field Inn


The brand new Best Western Cecil Field Inn & Suites, situated in northeastern Florida, is a full-service Jacksonville hotel offering well-appointed guest rooms and suites, each featuring a *microwave, *refrigerator, cable satellite television and *free high-speed Internet access. Begin the day with a *complimentary full breakfast before relaxing in the outdoor swimming pool and spa or working out in the 24-hour fitness facility. This 100% non-smoking hotel also features guest laundry, full business services and meeting facilities accommodating up to 40 people.

Hotel Address: 525 Chaffee Point Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32221

BRG valid for:

Expedia.com

Competitor Website: Hotelclub.com

Sample Dates: 6/22, 7/20, 8/7 (and many random others!)

Room Details Below:

Nsmk 1 King Suite with *sofabed, *microwave, *refrigerator, *high-speed Internet & *breakfast

Nsmk 2 Queen Suite with *sofabed, *microwave, *refrigerator, *high-speed Internet & *breakfast

Note: The basic standard room types lack a "sofabed" match, which is why they aren't listed here.

* = common amenity matches

Rate variation (for sample dates shown):

Hotelclub - $85 / Expedia - $90.26 (Both Suite Types)

Rates shown are for Double Occupancy (2 Persons)

Official Hotel Website

Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews

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Sunnyvale, California - Best Western Silicon Valley Inn



This Best Western is located approximately 4 miles from Paramount's Great America and 5 miles from San Jose International Airport.

Guests can enjoy the fitness center and a *free hot breakfast. The hotel also offers laundry facilities, complimentary DSL access in the lobby, free weekday newspapers, free parking, and free local calls.

All rooms have *refrigerators, *microwaves, hairdryers, coffeemakers, safes, dataports, irons, alarm clock radios, *Internet access, and cable TV with VCRs (movie rentals are available).

* = common amenity matches

Hotel Address: 600 N. Mathilda Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085

BRG valid for: Orbitz Logo- A Step Ahead

Competitor Website: EasyClickTravel.com

Sample Dates:
7/27, 8/19, 10/15 (and many random others!)

Room Details: Standard King

Rate variation (for sample date 10/15):

Easyclicktravel.com - $51.66 / Orbitz.com - $59.20

Official Hotel Website.

Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews.

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