HOTEL REVIEWS ON THE WEB
Before booking a hotel room, you may want to read user reviews of the particular hotel and location — frequently, guests who’ve had bug problems report them online. Bear in mind that a report about one hotel does not mean the issue wasn’t isolated to one room, or that hotel management hasn’t since exterminated.
To find out if a hotel has bed bugs, check out TripAdvisor. These hotel reviews mentioned bedbugs, but you can also search by specific hotels and locations. Also, you can report bed bug tips and read more on HotelChatter.
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