|New York, NY (February 2006) – Quikbook.com, an online hotel discounter,
has revealed its customers’ favorite hotels of 2005.
The 2005 Customer Choice winners were determined based on the highest
booking frequencies on Quikbook.com by thousands of independent travelers.
The hotels that received the most hotel bookings in the major metropolitan
cities of New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington
With style to burn, this hotel is in the middle of it all. Known for
its cool bar and lively lobby, it's not only near New York's best destinations,
it's a destination in itself. The rates are famously low. With Quikbook.com,
they're even lower.
Smack in the center of Soho, this new hotel is on everyone's radar.
Its minimalist, European flair has not gone unnoticed. With a rooftop bar
and a slick ambiance that's popular with the celebrity set, 60 Thompson
is having its moment. Only Quikbook.com can chip away at the usually fixed
Park South Hotel
Quikbook.com customers knew a good thing when they found it. Pure luxe
in a location that's a little off the beaten path. This small, newly renovated
jewel is still centrally located, but it's tucked away on a side street
- with amenities and style worth at least $100 more than they charge.
House of Blues - A Loews Hotel
If a hotel could look like music, this one does. The décor pulses
with color and offbeat style, but the service is always just what customers
want. More than just a clean, comfortable great place to stay, the House
of Blues is an experience. Filled with music clubs and lots of ways to
have fun, it's Quikbook.com's #1 in Chicago.
Congress Plaza Hotel & Convention Center
Its Michigan Avenue address and great lakeside views make this hotel
a winner for its proximity to everything in downtown Chicago. But this
old-world charmer is also an incredible deal for a place with so much grace,
elegance and style.
A block off Michigan Avenue and you're at this well-located hotel with
a sense of elegance that's hard to find today. The rooms are pretty straightforward,
but the price is definitely worth noticing.
The Standard - Hollywood
Whether you're planning on being discovered or not, you should discover
The Standard. The celebs have already found this incredibly cool hotel
where the rooms are comfortable (with a wild streak) and the lobby and
bar are just right for partying.
The Standard - Downtown
It used to be that downtown LA was a place to avoid. No more. And while
you're not avoiding LA's most exciting new location, go straight to The
Standard Downtown. The colorful and funky décor is pure LA. The
locale is just where you want to be.
Luxe Hotel Rodeo Drive
Small and stylish, this is the hotel to sink into. Everything looks
and feels sumptuous - and it is. Befitting its Rodeo Drive location in
the midst of the best of everything, this is the hotel for people who know
how to treat themselves. If you appreciate high thread counts, this is
This smaller boutique hotel offers personal service amid a serene soothing
atmosphere of neutral colors and understated style. The amenities match
the hotel's high standards with an award-winning restaurant and a fitness
center with a spectacular city view.
Pan Pacific Hotel
The ultimate when it comes to big city skyscraper elegance. This gleaming,
new hotel has the best of what's new. Glamorous and glitzy (in the best
sense of the word) with skyline views all around, the Pan Pacific wins
with our customers because of its flawless execution of high city style.
A relatively small hotel that's big on comfort and amenities. The Prescott
gives you everything you want in a centrally-located downtown hotel and
a little more. With very nice rooms and a caring staff, what could be better?
The reasonable price which becomes even more reasonable with Quikbook.com.
First class, first rate, first on our list. The Madison feels like
Washington, D.C. - and not just because it's named after a president. The
Madison gives you everything you want in a fine, classic hotel. Not one
great restaurant, but several. A great location and a comfortable atmosphere,
known for its impeccable service.
The Latham is a little gem of a hotel in Georgetown: Washington's gem
of a neighborhood. The architecture charms and the rooms beckon you in
with luxury and comfort. As for the Quikbook.com rates, they couldn't be
better. This hasn't gone unnoticed by our smart visitors to D.C. who have
stayed here over and over again.
State Plaza Hotel
Like a great black tee shirt or the right pair of jeans, the State
Plaza is the perfect basic hotel. Always clean, always comfortable, you
get a spacious suite to spread out in for the price of a regular room.
Breakfast is free and the Quikbook.com rates are incomparably low - leaving
you more money for all of those other temptations...
Quikbook.com, the hotel discounter named "Editor's Choice" by Laptop
Magazine and the #1 travel Web site for booking hotels by SmartMoney magazine,
boasts an inventory of more than 1,200 upscale and boutique properties
in more than 75 cities and resort destinations throughout North America.
Unlike competing sites, the majority of Quikbook.com’s inventory lets customers
pay the hotel directly at checkout. The site doesn’t tack on booking
fees or surcharges and its 72-hour, lowest-rate guarantee applies to all
reservations. There are no fees to change or cancel existing pay-at-checkout
reservations, and Quikbook.com's $10 change/cancel fee for prepaid reservations
is less than half what other sites charge.