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 Online Travel Website, Quikbook, Reveals Hotels Receiving the Most
Bookings in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco,
and Washington D.C.
New York, NY (February 2006) –, 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 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 D.C., are: 
New York
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, they're even lower.   

60 Thompson  
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 can chip away at the usually fixed rates.  

Park South Hotel 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'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.  

Seneca Hotel 
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.   

Los Angeles
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 your hotel.   

San Francisco 
Campton Place 
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.  

Prescott Hotel 
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  

Washington DC
Madison Hotel 
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.  

Latham Georgetown 
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 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 rates are incomparably low - leaving you more money for all of those other temptations...   

About 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’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's $10 change/cancel fee for prepaid reservations is less than half what other sites charge. 

Also See: For Lowest Price - Travelers Advised to Check the Big Three Online Travel Web Sites First,, and - Then Surf the Web / March 2005
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