4* Asheville Hotel Indigo 12/23, $112

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4* Asheville Hotel Indigo 12/23, $112

esbruchon
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Joined: 30 May 2003, 01:15

07 Dec 2015, 20:37 #1

Wanted to be actually downtown, not get the Crowne Plaza Resort (not very customer-friendly of Priceline not to recognize the difference between walkable and not), so restricted to 4* options. There was a 4* express deal for $117 night, and Priceline had the following rates for specific 4* downtown hotels:  Indigo $153, Renaissance $149, Omni Grove Park Inn $249.  

Bid $95 for downtown; rejected.  Think PL counter-offered $128.
Bid $105 for downtown + Biltmore Village (we wouldn't have minded staying there, but likely a throwaway as they seem to have no 4*s); rejected.
Bid $112 for downtown + Biltmore Village + Candler (throwaway); bid accepted for Hotel Indigo.  

Room subtotal:$112.00
Taxes & fees:$24.26
Total charged today:$136.26
So, saved a measly $5 over the express deal (once taxes and fees figured in).  But not bad compared to the $153+tax rate through Priceline, which was incidentally the same as the best rate available on the hotel website.
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Sheryl
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Joined: 16 Jan 2000, 16:19

07 Dec 2015, 21:50 #2

Any savings off the Express Deal rate is good. Remember when Express Deals didn't even exist.

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