Hipmunk News: Updated Hotel Website with New Features

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Simply put, Hipmunk is the fastest and easiest way to search for travel. We created a website with great design to help you find flights with the best prices. Today we announce that we’ve completely updated our hotels website with a better design and new features to help you find the best location and deal on a hotel for your next trip.

Read exactly how the new features make searching for a hotel, a great Hipmunk experience.

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Trip Types

Quickly find the best hotel for your specific trip by using our Trip Type filter. Hipmunk created unique algorithms for each category to give you smart options based on the trip you’re planning. Sort for All, Business, Kid Friendly, Luxury, or Romantic Getaway hotels by clicking the icon. Then, you’ll only see those hotels in the results.

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Map Features

We’ve kept our popular map view so you can still see hotels on the map, but we’ve added new features! Now, layer on Neighborhoods, Heatmaps, or your Google Calendar to the map to help refine your search.

  • Neighborhoods: Click the compass to see a list of neighborhoods in the city you’re visiting. Then, click the check box to see all hotels in that specific area. For some neighborhoods, we have descriptions to give you more context to the area – click the eyeball to read more information!

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  • Heat Maps: Beloved heatmaps are back on the web! See which areas are the most popular for Food, Tourism, Shopping, Nightlife, and Vice. Whether you’re the foodie or traveling to see sights with your family, heat maps are help you find a hotel in the perfect location.

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  • Calendar: If you travel for business or tend to have a crazy calendar, you can now integrate your calendar to see where your meetings or appointments are on the map. Find hotels right next to your meeting location so you don’t have to trek too far!

Visual Refresh

Best of all, we’ve updated our entire design, and you now have alternative ways to search for hotels. If you don’t like using the map, then switch to the list view. We’re also giving you more ways to personalize and focus your search to meet your exact needs. Filter hotel results however you’d like – price, stars, reviews, property type, amenities, and chains. And while you’re busy researching hotels, you can now bookmark your favorites along the way. When you’re done flipping through pages, click “Bookmarks” to see all of the hotels you’ve selected.

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Last Minute Hotel Deals

And if that weren’t enough, we now show last minute hotel deals in our hotel results. We’ll show you hotels that have sales for the next 48-72 hours, and highlight exactly how many rooms are left!

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Try all the new features for yourself at www.hipmunk.com/hotels

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