Often hotels paint themselves in bright colors. You read the hotel description, see its beautiful photos but at your arrival there you watch a different landscape and less cozy interior. So that’s the life – advertisement and reality not always go side by side. Let’s see how some American hotels cheat their prospective customers.
Do you want to find serenity on the backyard in Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino? You watch the lonesome pool and hope to get the same scene with your own eyes. No way.
Proximity to power and sights is valuable currency in Washington, D.C. So it is not a surprise the website of the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill gives the false impression that the hotel practically stands in the shadows of the U.S. Capitol.
Do you expect to find the same quiet beach paradise that the couple on marketing photo of the JW Marriott Ihilani Resort on Oahu seems to enjoy? That will not be as easy as it is shown on the picture.
Many hotels use the same trick: their stuff show a zoomed-in, cropped section of the pool on their websites to give the illusion that there’s a lot more pool than there actually is.
The Four Seasons Miami demonstrates how lovely the interior in its room is and how far the rest of the city and your troubles are. Or so they’d like you to think.
More examples on Oyster.com. Much thanks to the authors of that website for their doings.