Recently, I learned of a new hotel search engine called GoSeek. At this point in my travel-deal-hunting life, it takes a lot for me to get excited about something, so I can’t really say that I was excited to try it…but I can say that I was intrigued.
And then I was kind of excited.
The best way I can describe GoSeek is that it’s the RetailMeNot of hotel search engines: a site that compiles and lists all of the available coupons and codes, so you can select the one that will save you the most money.
I decided to test it out for an upcoming trip to Miami. I’ve had my eye on the Kimpton Epic hotel for months – it looks amazing. However, average prices hover in the $300/night range, which is just more than I want to spend.
When I plugged my dates into GoSeek, I got some good news: they had found a room for $232, which was a LOT less than all of the other deal sites.
This was exciting, but even better news was that the site revealed a publicly available rate of $233 on Getaroom…
which also happened to be less than the Kimpton site.
So, I did what any deal-hunter would do in this situation: I booked a room with Kimpton, then called them to snag a Best Rate Guarantee (they matched the getaroom rate and gave me a $25 food and beverage credit). Yay!
My recommendation: give GoSeek a try. You might find a deal.
Have any of you already tried GoSeek? What did you think?