• Report: #863772
Complaint Review:


  • Submitted: Wed, April 04, 2012
  • Updated: Wed, April 04, 2012

  • Reported By: Peter — glen head New York United States of America
Internet United States of America

hotwire, hotwire.com Deceptive Practices on Hotel Star Ratings, Internet

REBUTTAL BOX™ | Respond to this Report! | Consumer Comment

What's this?
Corporate Advocacy Program

Show customers why they should trust your business over your competitors...

What's this?
What's this?
Is this
Ripoff Report
About you?
Ripoff Report
A business' first
line of defense
on the Internet.
If your business is
willing to make a
commitment to
customer satisfaction
Click here now..

Does your business have a bad reputation?
Fix it the right way.
Corporate Advocacy Program™

Set the record straight:
Arbitration Program

SEO Reputation Management at its best!

Hotwire will sucker punch you into booking a room.   I was offered a 3 star hotel in Danbury CT for $78.  Great deal right?  Particularly since Hotwire said the competitive sites are charging $169 for this very same room.  So I booked it.  Hotwire then disclosed the name...Best Western.  Then checked the other sites like Hotel.com, Priceline, and Expedia. 

They rated the hotel as either a 2 or 2 1/2 star hotel.  And every single site had the hotel for $89! So I got scammed.  Called Hotwire to discuss how I was mis-lead by them.  They had an excuse for their deceptive business practices.  Doesn't matter what other sites charge, or their classification of accommodation, Hotwire stands by their lies. I will NEVER use Hotwire again.  

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 04/04/2012 10:51 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/hotwire/internet/hotwire-hotwirecom-deceptive-practices-on-hotel-star-ratings-internet-863772. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

Ripoff Report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of Ripoff Report. READ: Foreign websites steal our content

Click Here to read other Ripoff Reports on hotwire

Search for additional reports

If you would like to see more Rip-off Reports on this company/individual, search here:

Search Tips
Report & Rebuttal
Respond to this report!
What's this?
Also a victim?
What's this?
Repair Your Reputation!
What's this?