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AardvarkTravel.net
http://www.aardvarktravel.net

RATING: 2 INNSTAR
    Date last reviewed:
    1/31/2006
    Score: 41

Area Covered:
Worldwide, multiple lodging types.
Listing Type/Number:
About 1500 in US & Canada, substantially links with short descriptions.
Description:
Search engine. From home page, select "directory" or enter criteria in text box. If select "directory" get page listing continents and some specialties. Select North America, then country, then state. Get page showing major destinations and "other localities." Select destination to get page with option to select "accommodations." Result is list in alpha order by inn name, with a few words and a link to the inn's website in another window.
Text search is web search engine; may use multiple amenities and location (e.g. fireplace jacuzzi missouri); results may come from other sites. Also has Google® search.
Quality Assurance:
NA
Other:
Has other travel info at site. Has "forum" chat area, which seems fairly active.

Innkeeper Info:
  • Promotion: Main site only.
  • Free basic link, $120 ($10/mo) for box with thumbnail (+$50 setup). Can earn advertising credits thru various participation.
  • Contact: Use forum or form at site.
  • Comments: Hs Google® ads on most pages.
    Web Presence Evaluation:
  • Not among the guides evaluated by Inntelligent.com.
  • Google® page rank of home page: 6/10.
  • My B&B Results:
    • No listing at site; text search may show my website.
    • Listing provided no proven guest-nights at my 1-unit B&B.

  • Ratings Summary (see criteria for details)
    A (of 20) - 15
    B (of 20) - 8
    C (of 30) - 10
    D (of 10) - 7
    E (of 5) - 0
    F (of 10) - 0
    G (of 5) - 2

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