Infographic: Top words used to describe hotels in major cities around the world

2017-11-16 11:19 - Unathi Nkanjeni
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Cape Town - As one of the largest user-generated travel sites in the world, it's no secret that Tripadvisor is the authority on travel reviews and the impact it has  on the choices travellers make when it comes to hotels - with over 500 million reviews, it's clear that the opinions of fellow travellers mean a lot. 

In its latest data-centric research on these reviews, online booking site Lastminute.com has analysed thousands of TripAdvisor reviews to reveal the top words used to describe hotels in ten of the most popular cities around the world. The results indicates things like environmentally-friendly, free uncapped WI-FI as well as room service, with the odd 'request a stripper' are all thrown into the mix.

Okay, maybe the latter is a bit too much, but you get the gist. 

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'Luxury', 'grand', 'affordable', 'tea' are some of the top words used to describe hotels in Dubai, while 'pretty', 'cheap', 'dirty', 'vacation' are some of the top words used to describe the hotels in Barcelona. 

In Rio de Janeiro, 'motel', 'fruit', 'love' are some of the top words used to describe the hotels while top words such as 'experience', 'lovely', 'strip', 'ride' are used to describe hotels in Las Vegas. 

Although it is not listed on the infographic, we can't help but wonder what would have been some of the top words used to describe hotels in South Africa.

Pretty sure words such as 'water' and 'restrictions' would have made the top list - especially if you're in Cape Town. Not to mention affordable when you consider the rand/dollar exchange rate at the moment. 

Check infographic below:


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