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Hotel Room Alerts: Now There's An App for That

September 5, 2014 at 12:04 PM | by | Comments (0)

Back in February, we called Hotel Room Alerts the "best new booking service we've seen yet" because the site emails and texts you when availability opens up at a sold-out hotel. The service also let you know when different room categories opened up as well, making it a useful tool when you're in need of a hotel room during a busy weekend.

Hotel Room Alerts is linked up with Hotels.com's booking system so you can check on over 170,000 hotel rooms. Now, the site has gone one step further and created a smartphone app called, Hotel Alerts.

The app does pretty much the same thing that the website does, except in app form which is always more convenient since you can create a reservation from anywhere. The app also uses a map view with your phone's locations service. And you're able to see hotels that are both available and sold-out.

Dylan Loch, founder of Hotel Room Alerts, explains this a bit more, saying:

When somebody searches the map, they will see every single hotel, whether it's available or completely sold out. When you search with a meta-search or through the hotel's direct page, the sold out hotels do not even show up.

We provide the opportunity to add hotels to the alert, but we also show which hotels are nearby and currently have availability. It's like having a front desk manager in your pocket.

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Hotel Room Alerts Might Be The Best New Booking Service We've Seen Yet

February 19, 2014 at 2:26 PM | by | Comments (3)

What do you do when the hotel you want to stay in is sold-out? You probably exhaust all the options you can--like hitting up every booking site known to man, constantly checking the hotel's own website and perhaps even begging the front desk to try and find you a room. But you can stop all of that busy work, thanks to Hotel Room Alerts.

This new service will send you both a text and an email alert as soon as availability opens up at the hotel you want. No refreshing, no plugging in dates over and over, and best of all, no begging.

The site is linked up to Hotels.com so if the hotel you're looking at is listed on Hotels.com then you'll be able to get the room alert. Once you get the notification, you'll have a direct link into the hotel's listing on Hotels.com to book away.

The notification system works not just for sold-out hotels but also for sold-out room categories. Say you want a room with double beds but those are sold-out. Sign up with Hotel Room Alerts to get notified when a double-bed opens up again.

Keep reading to see what the alerts look like

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