Roomer Spotlight: Meidad Marzan, Head of Design

This time, we’ve written a special blog post for you guys. We’ve chosen someone random from our team—Meidad, Roomer’s Head of Design—to tell us about his all-time favorite destination. Here’s what we found out.

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Surprise! Meidad’s favorite destination is the one and only New York City.

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Free Things to Do in Chicago

As part of our series of “Free Things to Do in…” we bring you: Chicago! If you’re planning a visit to the Windy City, be sure to check out these awesome (and free!) attractions.

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And don’t forget to book your hotel room in Chicago with Roomer to get the best price on the market.  Continue reading

Best Hotel Bathrooms

For April Fools Day, online booking engine, Kayak, allowed its users to search for and book hotel rooms based on one single factor: bathrooms.

We got a kick out of the idea, which inspired us to bring you a list of the world’s most intriguing hotel bathrooms. From over-the-top luxury to unfathomable views, these are not your ordinary bathrooms. Trust us… you’ll never want to leave!

1. Amangiri, Canyon Point, Utah – The rest of the world has a funny way of disappearing when you have a window like this next to your bath tub.

Photo courtesy of Amanresorts

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World’s Weirdest and Most Bizarre Buildings

Always thought the Tower of Pisa was unique and impressive? Here’s your chance to discover the most strange and bizarre buildings that are far more impressive and unique in their kind…simply amazing!

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The Museum was founded in 1912, and was originally designed in Neo-Romanesque style. The additional part—the crystal shaped building—was opened in 2007 and is made out of 25% glass and 75% aluminum.  Continue reading

The Peer-to-Peer Travel Eco-System: Good Karma, Great Savings

When you are looking to plan a vacation, one of the first things you do is search for the perfect hotel room for you and your family. In order to do this, you visit the numerous travel and hotel websites to try to find the best deal. Once there, you are inclined to choose the cheapest room because it is labeled as a “last-minute hotel deal” or a “hot rate.” The one issue with these rooms is that they are, for the most part, non-refundable. When booking, you either didn’t read the hotel cancellation policies or you didn’t think that you would need to cancel your hotel room.

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For a sudden change in travel plans, use Roomer to sell nonrefundable hotel reservations

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