Bossy is becoming something of the travel expert, having spent more days away this summer than home. But when it comes to booking a hotel room online, Bossy is still thrown into a state of confusion.
In Bossy’s childhood, when dinosaurs roamed the gaseous silica that would become the earth, there were only a couple of options for hotel rooms. You could get one bed, or you could get two beds.
Fast forward to now. Bossy understands that with the digital age comes more complicated concerns such as Should your hotel bed be a queen or a king size mattress?
But there is no excuse for the plethora of indiscernible options available when booking a hotel room online. Shall we?
Let’s assume Bossy wants a hotel room with a king size bed because she is a very sound sleeper.
A simple search for a room revealed the following option:
But wait! There’s more! For an additional mortgage payment, that same hotel features a Concierge King:
And for those worried about allergens, for the price of a plane ticket to somewhere you’d like better, the hotel offers a King Pure Room:
This isn’t the only hotel that has a confusion of offerings. A different search revealed a hotel which features a King Standard A and a King Standard B:
Bossy can sum up her experience booking hotels online in this way: The room’s location within the hotel makes the difference. Darn!
Which is what today’s Ten-Word Challenge is all about. In exactly ten words, can you share with Bossy and her council a hotel room story, good or bad? Or share a tip about booking a hotel room! Or just say hi!
And be sure to check back later today for the best hotel room stories on the web.