Hotels in Miami Beach Boast Worst Ratings in the USA, Survey Shows

      Hotels in Miami Beach Boast Worst Ratings in the USA, Survey Shows

PR Newswire

MIAMI, Nov. 15, 2012

MIAMI, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey by has
compared 30 destinations in the United States and Canada based on the overall
quality of their hotels. In coming up with its results, the survey compiled
evaluations the various hotels have received over the past 12 months from
customers after their stay.

To render the many destinations as comparable as possible, only 3-star hotels
located centrally within the respective destinations were considered. Hotel
reviews were aggregated from the two leading hotel-booking sites: Expedia and
Priceline. Each review was then categorized as positive, neutral or negative.

In Miami Beach, 24% of visitors were disappointed with their hotel and awarded
it a negative review. That ranks the city, by far, in the last spot among all
destinations considered. Also at the bottom of the rankings were Atlantic City
and Ottawa, where 21% and 20%, respectively, of all recent reviews have been

On the flipside: Washington, D.C. tops the U.S. rankings, with 73% of its
hotel reviews being positive, 15% neutral and only 12% negative. One
destination in Canada, however, performed even better. In Quebec City, 75% of
all travelers have been happy with their hotel stay, while only 11% have
awarded their lodgings there a negative evaluation.

The following table shows the five highest and lowest ranked destinations
according to the survey. The percent value indicates the percentage of
negative hotel reviews each respective city received among all 3-star hotel
reviews over the past 12 months.

1. Quebec City 11% (negative reviews)
2. Washington, D.C. 12 %
3. Chicago 13%
4. Boston 13%
5. Montreal 14%


26. Las Vegas 19%
27. Honolulu 19%
28. Ottawa 20%
29. Atlantic City 21%
30. Miami 24%

For the full results of the survey, visit

Press Contact:Barbara Adams,, Phone: 1-805-308-9660


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