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People always freak out like our rates are high end or something, the locals that is. I tell them, as I told someone just yesterday "Have you ever looked at the local chain hotels IN OUR TOWN?"

I am on booking.com looking, as two properties are listed and I see both of them received bookings today and yesterday from Booking.com

Standard Double or Twin Room
Air conditioning Flat-screen TV
• Book now, pay now
• Breakfast included

$136.77 
Not included: 10 % TAX.

or 

$149+10% tax

PAY LATER if they want a cancellation before March 6th. Hey isn't that a month away?

But wait it includes all the fruit loops and hard boiled eggs stowed in the fridge for who knows how long - you want. yes

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Lots of places here are doing the pay now, non-refundable for a discount, must purchase at least 7 days in advance.   Pay standard rate to be able to cancel up to 48hrs.  The difference is no more than $10-15.

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Is that PER NIGHT???? surprise

yup

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Right before I opened here, the rumor around town was that I would be charging $435/night. I got that set straight, I think, and even my top rate of $149/night sounded cheap in comparison! 

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Locals $435/night, Tourists $149/night. Smiling

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Sugar Bear wrote:

Locals $435/night, Tourists $149/night. Smiling

yes Absolutely!

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Arks wrote:

Sugar Bear wrote:

Locals $435/night, Tourists $149/night. Smiling

yes Absolutely!

It is the same as those so-called "rack rates" on the back of hotel doors. Come to think of it I have not actually seen those for a while! hm

They used be like $500 or some ridiculous amount. They legally had to post it, like the most they could ever charge ever, or something? You all may know more about than I do.

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Joey Bloggs wrote:

Arks wrote:

Sugar Bear wrote:

Locals $435/night, Tourists $149/night. Smiling

yes Absolutely!

It is the same as those so-called "rack rates" on the back of hotel doors. Come to think of it I have not actually seen those for a while! hm

They used be like $500 or some ridiculous amount. They legally had to post it, like the most they could ever charge ever, or something? You all may know more about than I do.

Yep, it was the law.  It was to keep the front desk clerks from tacking on some extra $$ for themselves.  Hotels got tired of having to replace the signs and just put an outrageous number on there.   

I still see them in some places, maybe the law is still in tact in some states. 

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And those hotels in your town have ratings where only 63% and 45% of their clients would recommend their friends stay there. Yup, sounds like the place to stay.

Enjoy your sneeze muffin, dude!

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We get that, too.  And when I mention that the hotel breakfast is not included and is $10/person, I hear back, 'but they'll give me a discount!'

Right. From $235 down to what? Certainly not my price.

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Post it on your blog! Like the cute pool guy said!

Hotel prices on x date at Roach motel. Prices here on same date including (everything you include).

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Madeleine wrote:

Post it on your blog! Like the cute pool guy said!

Hotel prices on x date at Roach motel. Prices here on same date including (everything you include).

I love the cute pool guy heart

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