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Lounge shop (inside hotel): Los Gatos, CA

Good morning, Customer Impact has a bar/lounge shop for 1 or 2 adults in Los Gatos, CA that we're trying to get assigned this month. This is for a restaurant located inside of a hotel. The shopper pay is $12 plus $35 reimbursement for drinks and $15 for parking. This... Continue Reading

Pay Increase and Bonuses: Hotel Valet Shops in Irving, TX

Servimer has 8 hotel valet parking mystery shops next week with both 7am-2pm and 3:15pm-11pm opportunities at 400 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Irving, TX 75039. The pay rate for each shop has increased to $19 each PLUS full reimbursement for parking fees and tips, require 40 minutes on site (you stay... Continue Reading

Onsite Hotel Mystery Shops - No Overnight Stay - in CA,CO,FL,MA,PA,TX,WA,WY

Hi Shoppers, Hotel shops! *These are INQUIRY ONLY shops - takes about 15 mins! Details: - Approach the desk and ask if there is a room available for same day (tonight). You will NOT be staying the night. The shop could be about 15 minutes however, plan for 30 minutes for this... Continue Reading

Landed my first hotel hotel shop - have any tips/advice?

Besides the obvious of following the instructions? It is for ACL so I am expecting the report to be a pain but hotel shops are a space I want to get deeply involved in. As such, I am happy to take it... Continue Reading

$10 Onsite Hotel Mystery Shop - No Overnight - AZ CA CO FL MA MS ON PA TX WA WY

Hi Shoppers, Hotel shops! *These are INQUIRY ONLY shops - takes about 15 mins! Details: - Approach the desk and ask if there is a room available for same day (tonight). You will NOT be staying the night. The shop could be about 15 minutes however, plan for 30 minutes for this... Continue Reading

Airline/hotel shops??

Hi All, Any good companies that offer airline and/hotel shops? Thanks!... Continue Reading

$20 phone shops for a hotel/resort

Good afternoon! Customer Impact only has 2 phone call shops left for a hotel/resort in California that we're trying to get assigned for June! One is for 10 am - 2:30 pm Pacific time, and the other is for 2:30 pm - 6 pm Pacific time. These shops do require speaking... Continue Reading

Easy Onsite Hotel Mystery Shop - Inquiry ONLY - NO Overnight Stay in Mississauga ON - Canada

Hi Shoppers, Hotel shops! *These are INQUIRY ONLY shops - takes about 15 mins! Details: - Approach the desk and ask if there is a room available for same day (tonight). You will NOT be staying the night. The shop could be about 15 minutes however, plan for 30 minutes... Continue Reading

Easy Onsite Hotel Mystery Shop - Inquiry ONLY - NO Overnight Stay in AZ CA CO FL MA TX WA WY

Hi Shoppers, Hotel shops! *These are INQUIRY ONLY shops - takes about 15 mins! Details: - Approach the desk and ask if there is a room available for same day (tonight). You will NOT be staying the night. The shop could be about 15 minutes however, plan for 30 minutes for this... Continue Reading

Coyle Hospitality - Hotel Guest Experience Checklist?

Hey everyone I'm a newbie to Mystery Shopping (Be Gentle), however a veteran of Hotel Management. Coming from 14 years of senior hotel management in Australia, Canada and Indonesia. I'm currently looking at applying at Coyle for Customer Experience Mystery Shopping. I was wondering if someone can give me a heads... Continue Reading

GET $25 FOR COMPLETING A NEWPORT COAST CA HOTEL VISIT FOR US

Choose DSG Associates, Inc. if you’re looking for hotel shops that pay $25! Act like an out-of-town guest on your first time and interact with a specific employee. You also need to ask this employee two questions: one regarding the hotel, and one on the surrounding areas. We will also... Continue Reading

Lounge shops for restaurants inside of hotels: CA

Good afternoon shoppers! I have two lounge shops for restaurants inside of hotels that we're needing to get assigned soon! We are not shopping the hotel itself, just the restaurant in them. They're for 1 or 2 adults (your choice), pay $12, reimburse up to $35 for purchases and... Continue Reading

$20 phone shops for a hotel/resort

Good afternoon shoppers! Customer Impact has a couple of phone shops for a resort in California that we're needing to get assigned this month. These phone shops pay $20, and you do need to make a reservation. This reservation is cancelled and the charges cancelled/reversed using your confirmation number when you... Continue Reading

Missouri hotel shops

I used to do lots of hotel shops (I think mostly with Inteli-shop) but I can't find any lately. Does anyone know of a company that offers hotel shops in or around St Louis, MO?... Continue Reading

Coyle hotels

Been assigned a hotel. Guidelines seem very confusing. The guidelines say no f & b outlets at this particular property to review yet there are two on the survey. What about personal meals when at hotel, are they reimbursed? Please Coyle veterans guide me. Any feedback appreciated.... Continue Reading

Hyatt Hotels - Two Night Stay Evaluation (checklist only)

How challenging are these shops? Is it easier or harder than a regular 2 night stay at the same MSC?... Continue Reading

$25 Onsite Hotel Mystery Shop - Inquiry Only - MA,TX,WY

Hi Shoppers, Hotel shops! *These are INQUIRY ONLY shops - takes about 15 mins! Details: - Approach the desk and ask if there is a room available for same day (tonight). You will NOT be staying the night. The shop could be about 15 minutes however, plan for 30 minutes for this... Continue Reading

Bonvoy Amex + Hotel Credit

So, this is interesting... if you have a Bonvoy Amex Card and you shop a Marriott hotel that reimburses your stay (instead of charges being reversed), you can earn a credit through the card! It's like a small bonus =)... Continue Reading

Hotel shops now available!

Join our team of Sentry Evaluators for a variety of Hotel projects! These shops require detailed observations about a specific scenario, so you must review and understand all of the guidelines for your shop, and be confident that you can complete the observations/scenarios according to the guidelines before accepting. These... Continue Reading

Hotel Inquiry Mystery Shops AZ CA FL MA MS TX WA WY

Hi Shoppers, Hotel shops! *These are INQUIRY ONLY shops Details: - Approach the desk and ask if there is a room available for same day (tonight). You will NOT be staying the night. The shop could be about 15 minutes however, plan for 30 minutes for this shop. - Evaluate the... Continue Reading

Logan Utah Hotel Overnight Stay - $15 Pay + Reimbursement

Shoppers needed to evaluate the cleanliness, service, and breakfast buffet at a hotel in Logan, Utah. Shopper pay is $15 and shopper will be reimbursed for the hotel stay. Shopper will need to take 10 digital pictures of specific areas of the hotel. Register as a shopper at www.onsitexm.com... Continue Reading

Can you actually enjoy a Coyle hotel shop?

I’m a-soon-to-be new Coyle shopper. I’ve been assigned two Coyle restaurant shops with $150+ reimbursements. I’ve been reading the forums and Coyle’s resource center so I have an idea of how extensive the reports will be. Many people here also say that they do restaurant shops so they can “graduate”... Continue Reading

Is anyone an on call banquet server at a hotel?

I heard that some Marriott hotels have on call banquet servers positions who get some really good Marriott discounts.... Continue Reading

Companies with hotel, travel, and phone/web shops?

Hi All! Does anyone have a list of companies that offer hotel, travel, and/ phone/web shops? I'd be grateful!... Continue Reading

No more hotel points credited for stays, sad news

One of the hotel chains that merged early last year, but is still shopping is not crediting shoppers for hotel points. As sad is it is, the pay is often too low for the amount of work, and I often take these jobs for the hotel points, which can... Continue Reading

Getting Walked During Hotel Shop

This hasn’t happened to me yet. I was looking over my hotel bills and wondering what I would do if my shop was ruined by an overbooked hotel. I don’t imagine any companies allow you to get walked to another location and still be reimbursed for the stay. So what... Continue Reading

Local at hotels and valets: not getting caught

I have my first hotel shop coming up soon. I booked the hotel with my local address, which is also on my ID. My car I will use for the valet has local parking permits. Why do you do in these situations?... Continue Reading

How do you find shops for particular restaurants/hotels/retail shops in your area?

I've done shops for 15 years now, and I live in the Los Angeles area ... so there are certainly opportunities. At the same time, there are some places here -- steakhouses, nice hotels, franchise shops in the malls, etc. -- where I'm reasonably certain that they are signed... Continue Reading

Hotel shoppers needed

Looking for experienced shopper to do a hotel shop on the coast in Georgia. One night stay. Room is comped so no need to lay out money for the room. 6 onsite interactions. 2 restaurant shops, 1 spa shop (two treatments- massage and facial or wrap). 1 bar shop. 1... Continue Reading

Marriott Platinum Hotel Shop

For those of you who have done this shop - how long is your account bumped up to platinum for? Is it for the remainder of the year, and the next year, as if you earned it? Is it just temporary? Is it...forever????... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops

I am a little discouraged this morning. Over the past week, I have been eligible for hotel shops with multiple companies. I've applied immediately after receiving notification but have been passed over and it has been assigned to others. Is there anything that I can do to make myself more... Continue Reading

BestMark Hotel

I have the option to complete a hotel stay with BestMark but they will not give the name until after accepting. Has anyone completed a hotel for BestMark? Are they easy, detailed?... Continue Reading

Are Hotel Shops worth it?

Hi guys! So I applied to do a hotel shop and was emailed by the scheduler offering me to do it. She asked me about the type of shops I've done, how many, etc. I've never done a hotel shop before. I typically do fast food, fine dining, movie theatres,... Continue Reading

Hotel shops with 4 guests

I'm going to Orlando in May. We are 2 adult and 2 kids (6 and 8 years old). 1 bedroom with 2 bed are enough for us. I found a hotel mystery shop that says "can bring 1 guest". If we go 4 people instead of 2 people, without... Continue Reading

Lounge shop for hotel property: Tiburon, CA

Good afternoon shoppers, I have one last bar/lounge shop for a hotel property that needs to be assigned ASAP. It is for 1 or 2 adults and involves ordering at least one alcoholic drink and one appetizer. The shopper pay is $12 with a reimbursement of up to $35... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops now have a $20 BONUS!

Join our team of Sentry Evaluators for a variety of Hotel projects! These shops require detailed observations about a specific scenario, so you must review and understand all of the guidelines for your shop, and be confident that you can complete the observations/scenarios according to the guidelines before accepting. These... Continue Reading

SQM integrity hotel shops

Anybody has done one of these? I have done 2 hotel evaluations for 2 different companies and said "never again" after ALL of my hotel time was spent working on the reports (which were accepted with flying colors). However SQM seems easier on this hotel eval, with only 5 evaluations... Continue Reading

Lounge shop for hotel restaurant: Los Gatos & Tiburon, CA

Good afternoon shoppers! Customer Impact has a lounge shop for a restaurant within a hotel that needs to be assigned for March. These shops are for 1 or 2 adults and require one alcoholic beverage (up to 3 each allowed) and one first course. There is a $12 shopper... Continue Reading

Do you get hotel reward points when charges are reversed?

So I recently completed a hotel assignment for Regal Hospitality and my folio charges were reversed by the client. Should I be expecting the reward points and stay credit to be posted to my frequent stay account for the hotel company? I honestly can't remember if I get... Continue Reading

Hotel evaluations in your area - Can you help

Hello Evaluator, *This is NOT an overnight evaluation* How would you like to help us inspect a hotel to make sure it meets our client's standards? We are reaching out to inform you we have hotel audits available in your area. Our evaluators enjoy these and are always asking for... Continue Reading

Pella, IA - Hotel evaluation in your area - Can you help

Hello Evaluator, (this is NOT an overnight shop, takes about an hour to complete) How would you like to help us inspect a hotel to make sure it meets our client's standards? We are reaching out to inform you we have hotel audits available in your area. Our evaluators enjoy... Continue Reading

Hotel Shop February 2019 San Juan Puerto Rico

Enjoy an overnight stay at a Hotel in San Juan Puerto Rico A Closer Look will reimburse you up to $300.00! Please, submit your application: http://www.a-closer-look.com Thanks So Much! Jackie Scheduler A Closer Look... Continue Reading

Hotel evaluations in your area - Can you help

Hello Evaluators! I have all new HOTEL AUDIT evaluations. Many locations available. These are easy and will take about an hour to complete. You need to evaluate 2 rooms, snap some photos and get a business card. shopper pay is: $25 (these are NOT overnight stays) *Complete on WEEKDAYS only* Locations available:... Continue Reading

Moab, UT! Overnight hotel stay

A Closer Look needs mystery shoppers for a hotel in Moab. Apply at www.a-closer-look.com or email me for details rachel.searing@a-closer-look.com... Continue Reading

EVALUATE A SPECIFIC EMPLOYEE AT THIS CA HOTEL AND EARN $25

Choose DSG Associates, Inc. if you’re looking for $25 hotel shops. We are looking forward to work with shoppers who can evaluate overall service and hotel guest experience. If this is you, we need you to act as if you are a guest who has made a reservation at the hotel. You... Continue Reading

First four digit hotel shop

I've been assigned my first four digit hotel shop this weekend. The lowest night rate is over $950 and i'm super nervous. I read the brief guidelines and sample written examples and i'm confident that I can complete this assignment, however i'm getting slight anxiety thinking about the cost. It... Continue Reading

Hotel - Resort Mystery Shopping

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Hotel evaluations in your area - Can you help

Happy New Year, Evaluators! I have all new HOTEL AUDIT evaluations. Many locations available. These are easy and will take about an hour to complete. You need to evaluate 2 rooms, snap some photos and get a business card. shopper pay is: $25 (these are NOT overnight stays) *Complete on WEEKDAYS... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops

I have been looking for some of these for over the next few weeks but I don't see any? Any ideas?... Continue Reading

$300 Hotel Shop San Juan PR

Enjoy an overnight stay in San Juan, Puerto Rico! Up to 300.00 reimbursement Please, enter my name "Jackie" on the "How did you hear about us" line of your application. After, you have submitted your application; send an email to jackie@a-closer-look.com Subject Line Application Submitted. I will quickly process your application! Please,... Continue Reading

GET $25 FOR COMPLETING A CA HOTEL VISIT FOR US

Choose DSG Associates, Inc. if you’re looking for hotel shops that pay $25! Act like an out-of-town guest on your first time and interact with a specific employee. You also need to ask this employee two questions: one regarding the hotel, and one on the surrounding areas. We will also make a... Continue Reading

Lunch Shop at a Local Hotel

Hello Shoppers! All-Star Mystery Shopping Company has 2-person lunch shops available. These shops take place inside of a local hotel. You are not required to stay at the hotel. You will only be going there for lunch. These shops reimburse up to $80 for your required purchases. The shop is... Continue Reading

bad news for some hotel shoppers! Data breach.

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/ct-marriott-data-breach-20181130-story.html... Continue Reading

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hotel shop circumstances

There are several topics on hotel shops, but I'm wondering the circumstances that cause people to do them especially one night ones. l did a one night shop on a college visit, but that is it. For those that complete hotel shops, especially one nighters what are the... Continue Reading

BID YOUR SHOP FEE! Hotel CHECK-IN Shops! Multiple shop/travel/route bonus! NO OUT-OF-POCKET!

Kantar/TNS is scheduling check-in shops throughout the US and Canada. We know it's a tough time of year with the holidays and everyone getting super busy. Here's a great opportunity to earn some spending money for holiday shopping! BID YOUR SHOP FEE!! You choose what is fair... Continue Reading

($5.00 BONUS PAY) Valet with Hotel Check in Shop in Miami, FL 33131

Reality Based Group is Valet Parking with Hotel Check in Shop in Miami, FL 33131 For this assignment, you will be valet parking your car, checking in to the hotel with luggage for 45 minutes, then leaving with luggage and picking up your car. The scheduler (me) will arrange the room... Continue Reading

3-Star Hotel with no photos??

I was assigned my 1st hotel evaluation with A Closer Look. It is a 1-night stay, mine happens to be at an extended stay type location. All the normal evaluations seem to be there: check-in experience, free breakfast evaluation, etc. However, I have no been able to find anywhere on... Continue Reading

About Coyle Hotel Visits

Recently signed up with Coyle, I am intrigued about the hotel visits for certain places such as London, Paris, Berlin. Ive done mystery shopping for about 7 years for companies such as MarketForce, GBW, Tern, GFK, Bare and have a few questions about them. 1) Can they be used as a... Continue Reading

ANY HOTEL SHOPS NEAR OR AROUND GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN?

Hi all, I have had something come up in Grand Rapids, Michigan and will be in the area. Does anyone know of any hotel shops or need help getting something near there booked? I am willing to be within a 100 mile radius of Grand Rapids. Thank you in advance!... Continue Reading

Valet Shop with Hotel Check in Miami, FL 33131

Reality Based Group is Valet Parking shop in Miami, FL 33131 For this assignment, you will be valet parking your car, checking in to the hotel with luggage for 45 minutes, then leaving with luggage and picking up your car. The scheduler will arrange the room reservation. Give them a few... Continue Reading

True guest hotel shops

Has anyone done a hotel shop with True Guest? Just wondering how difficult they are to complete and if they are fair. How quickly do you get reimbursed? Thanks for the input... Continue Reading

Does anyone know why the hotel shops on A CLOSER LOOK that I click say "...this cannot be self-assigned"

I have been shopping for at least 4 or 5 years with them and supposedly have a good performance report. Now I can't self assign and unless the hotel is "bottom of the barrel" it is not likely I will be given the assignment. Anyone who has been with them... Continue Reading

$15 Hotel Sales/Catering Inquiry (no booking) call from home/anywhere

**I am not a scheduler or employee of Unifocus - I am posting for a dear friend who is. Susan Perrin (Unifocus) is looking for evaluators who are able to record calls (using a digital recorder or cell phone app) and email the voice recording file for sales/catering inquiries... Continue Reading

Need Gold Shoppers for Hotel Shops in CA, long narratives, extensive verifiable experience

We need the best of the best for upscale hotel shops with spas and fine dining. Contact suzanne@travessahospitality.com... Continue Reading

GET $25 WHEN YOU PRETEND TO BE A GUEST AT THIS CA HOTEL

Try DSG Associates, Inc. if you’re looking for hotel visits that pay $25. Act like an out-of-town guest on your first time and interact with a specific employee. You also need to ask this employee two questions: one regarding the hotel, and one on the surrounding areas. We will also make a... Continue Reading

EARN $25 THIS MONTH WHEN YOU INTERACT WITH A SPECIFIC EMPLOYEE AT THIS CA HOTEL

Try DSG Associates, Inc. if you’re looking for hotel visits that pay $25. Act like an out-of-town guest on your first time and interact with a specific employee. You also need to ask this employee two questions: one regarding the hotel, and one on the surrounding areas. We will also make a... Continue Reading

2 nights stay hotel shop with Coyle

I’m new to this forum and it was also my first hotel stay shop. I have had submitted my report for the 2 nights stay audit over a week now, but it is still “pending validation”. Does anyone how long it take them to validate the report? I know... Continue Reading

EARN $25 FOR THIS HOTEL VISIT IN NEWPORT COAST CA 92657 THIS SEPTEMBER!

Try DSG Associates, Inc. if you’re looking for hotel visits that pay $25. Act like an out-of-town guest on your first time and interact with a specific employee. You also need to ask this employee two questions: one regarding the hotel, and one on the surrounding areas. We will also make a... Continue Reading

Different type of hotel stay/Coyle/?

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Hotel shops- problem resolution ideas?

So I have recently been doing hotel shops and they always have a 'problem resolution' that require maintentance. Obviously, the trick is to have a real problem and not something that will give you away a shopper/auditor or make you seem like a complete idiot. So far my go-to for... Continue Reading

Sarasota and Bonita Springs Hotel Valet Parking Assignments Available

Hi, Servimer has the following parking integrity assignments available that must be completed this month. All of your parking expenses will be reimbursed, plus you will be paid the fee noted below. If you’re interested in this assignment, please logon to your account with Servimer at https://servimer.shopmetrics.com/login.asp or... Continue Reading

$18 Hotel Valet Parking Shops in Florida - 40 minute stay, 10 minute report

Servimer started the month with over 120 shops in Florida and we're down to the last two. This would be a great time to "break into" Servimer's pool of go-to shoppers in order to secure recurring monthly assignments. Sarasota and Bonita Springs both have a single Servimer hotel valet parking shop left. You... Continue Reading

Doing a Hotel Audit on First Time Mystery Shop?

Hi everybody, I am a first-time mystery shopper. I am hoping to do some mystery shopping to make it cheaper to travel more often during the wintertime. Is it unwise for a first-timer to try to apply for (or try to complete) a hotel shop/audit? If so, how should I... Continue Reading

Coyle 2 night hotel audits

Hi, How much work/what I'd your experience with the 2 night stay audits with the major hotel chain they have posted right now? How does it compare to other 2 night hotel evaluations? How many hours of work (both doing tests as well as writing reports)? Also, I am thinking about applying... Continue Reading

Hotel Integrity Audits

Hi everyone, I'm hoping an experienced hotel shopper out there might be willing to share some insight into how the integrity audits work. I have completed many standard hotel shops but none of these audits. I have read the standard instructions that the MSC offers on the job board... Continue Reading

3-night hotel shop

I have 3-night hotel shop with Regal coming up and I am wondering if it will be as much work as Coyle. By looking at the report, it looks straight forward. Anyone has done these? It looks like all transactions are with cash. Anything I should be aware of?... Continue Reading

Gulf Coast hotel, restaurant and parking assignments - LA, AL and FL

Hi, Management Consultant Group has the following assignments available for completion in August or as noted below. If you’re interested, please register with MCG at https://mcg.shopmetrics.com/ or on the Gigspot App After you are registered, you can request it online or reply to this email with the location and date you... Continue Reading

EARN $25 FOR THIS HOTEL VISIT IN NEWPORT COAST CA 92657!

Try DSG Associates, Inc. if you’re looking for hotel visits that pay $25. Act like an out-of-town guest on your first time and interact with a specific employee. You also need to ask this employee two questions: one regarding the hotel, and one on the surrounding areas. We will also make a... Continue Reading

EARN $25 FOR THIS HOTEL VISIT IN NEWPORT COAST CA 92657! PLUS BONUS!

If you're looking for a mystery shopping company that pays up to $25 for hotel visits, check out DSG Associates, Inc.! Act like an out-of-town guest on your first time and interact with a specific employee. We will also make a reservation under your name so it would be easier for... Continue Reading

RECEIVE $25 WHEN YOU EVALUATE A SPECIFIC EMPLOYEE AT THIS CA HOTEL

If you're looking for a mystery shopping company that pays up to $25 for hotel visits, check out DSG Associates, Inc.! Act like an out-of-town guest on your first time and interact with a specific employee. We will also make a reservation under your name so it would be easier for... Continue Reading

EARN $25 FOR THIS HOTEL VISIT IN NEWPORT COAST CA 92657!

If you're looking for a mystery shopping company that pays up to $25 for hotel visits, check out DSG Associates, Inc.! Act like an out-of-town guest on your first time and interact with a specific employee. We will also make a reservation under your name so it would be easier for... Continue Reading

South Florida Hotel Valet Parking Assignments Available

Servimer has the following parking integrity assignments available that must be completed this month. All of your parking expenses will be reimbursed, plus you will be paid the fee noted below. If you’re interested in this assignment, please logon to your account with Servimer at https://servimer.shopmetrics.com/login.asp or... Continue Reading

Pittsburgh Evening City Center Hotel Bar integrity with food assignment available

Hi, Management Consultant Group has the following assignments available for completion in July or as noted below. If you’re interested, please register with MCG at https://mcg.shopmetrics.com/ and then reply to this email with the location and date you can visit. PayRate Reimbursement Assignment Type Location Address City State... Continue Reading

CHECK OUT THIS CA HOTEL VISIT AND GET $25!

If you're looking for a mystery shopping company that pays up to $25 for hotel visits, check out DSG Associates, Inc.! Act like an out of town guest on your first time and interact with a specific employee. We will also make a reservation under your name so it would be... Continue Reading

NOLA, Covington and Baton Rouge Hotel, Restaurant Bar and Parking Assignments Available

Hi, Management Consultant Group has the following assignments available for completion in July or as noted below. If you’re interested, please register with MCG at https://mcg.shopmetrics.com/ and then reply to this email with the location and date you can visit. PayRate Reimbursement Assignment Type Location Address City State... Continue Reading

Hotel shops - Easy & fast - Many locations

Hello shoppers & HAPPY JULY! Do you to make an easy $25 just to check out a Hotel and get a few pictures? AboutFace has Hotel Audits available, in your area. If you are interested please contact me ASAP to get started. OR do you know someone who would be interested... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops

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GET $25 WHEN YOU PRETEND TO BE A GUEST AT THIS CA HOTEL

If you're looking for a mystery shopping company that pays up to $25 for hotel visits, check out DSG Associates, Inc.! Act like an out of town guest on your first time and interact with a specific employee. We will also make a reservation under your name so it would be... Continue Reading

Hotel evaluations: room service expectations

What are your expectations for room service in an upscale boutique hotel? Room service was part of my evaluation and aside from poor quality food, entrees were served in plastic to-go containers with plastic utensils. I am new to hotel evaluations, and have had room service numerous times, but... Continue Reading

CHECK OUT THIS CA HOTEL AND RECEIVE $25

If you're looking for a mystery shopping company that pays up to $25 for hotel visits, check out DSG Associates, Inc.! Act like an out of town guest on your first time and interact with a specific employee. We will also make a reservation under your name so it would be... Continue Reading

Which companies have hotel shops?

I hope this is right forum to post this to... Just wondering which companies do hotel shops (specifically in NM if anyone lives there). Thanks!... Continue Reading

$50 Hotel Dining DINNER Shops Available!

Hi Shoppers, We have hotel dinner shops available. These shops are easy to complete and pay at least $50. If you are assigned to a restaurant with higher menu prices, we will increase your shop fees if you order the minimum items (lower priced ones) and go over the... Continue Reading

Hotel shop application with Bare International in pending status?

Hi all! I have an application in pending status for an overnight hotel shop I said I would do tomorrow night. What does this normally mean? The shop for this location is still posted, so are they seeing how many people apply - am I on a "wait" list? I'm... Continue Reading

CA HOTEL SHOP - GET $25 WHEN YOU INTERACT WITH A SPECIFIC EMPLOYEE

If you're looking for a mystery shopping company that pays up to $25 for hotel visits, check out DSG Associates, Inc.! Act like an out of town guest on your first time and interact with a specific employee. We will also make a reservation under your name so it would be... Continue Reading

RECEIVE $25 WHEN YOU EVALUATE A SPECIFIC EMPLOYEE AT THIS CA HOTEL

If you're looking for a mystery shopping company that pays up to $25 for hotel visits, check out DSG Associates, Inc.! Act like an out of town guest on your first time and interact with a specific employee. We will also make a reservation under your name so it would be... Continue Reading

Hotel assignments ------POINTS & Miles

Can you use points and miles to book a hotel assignment? Will you also earn Points & Miles if I book through my rewards number for the assignment, does anyone have any experience with this?... Continue Reading

Good Company for Hotels?

I find available hotel shops to be few and far between. I'm currently a shopper for A Closer Look, MarketForce, BestMark, and EPMS. I just heard about and signed up for Coyle today. My immediate goal is to find a shop opportunity for an NYC hotel sometime in the next 6... Continue Reading

International Hotel Shops!

Do you know anyone in these countries below? Will you be traveling? This can be YOUR shop!! Want a free night at an amazing hotel? They also have a $25 BONUS on them! Locations: Quito, Ecuador, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, Asuncion, Paraguay, AS Cancun, Mexico, 77500 Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Cordoba, Argentina, Tucuman, Argentina, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico,... Continue Reading

First hotel assignment

Hey guys! After trying several times, I finally was assigned to audit a hotel. For those that have done this kind of missions. Is there any recommendation you would give me? like, something you wish somebody had told you before doing your first mission? any advice to make it easier for... Continue Reading

Hotel Experts

IS there anyone that considers themselves well versed in MS for hotels? What is your advice on taking pictures and which company do you recommend? has the best assignments or has the best evaluations that might be extensive but assist you in developing your ability to assess hotels?... Continue Reading

International Hotel Shops!

We have international hotel shops for you! Get reimbursed to do an overnight hotel stay for us at 4-5 star hotels. Evaluate the airport shuttle, lounge, housekeeping, mobile chat, and retail. Stay any day in May Sunday night- Thursday night. Please email me if you need more details at chelsey.ovenell@mercsystems.com... Continue Reading

Hotel and Valet Parking Evaluations now available!

Join our team of Sentry Evaluators for a variety of Hotel and Valet Parking projects! These shops require detailed observations about a specific scenario, so you must review and understand all of the guidelines for your shop, and be confident that you can complete the observations/scenarios according to the guidelines... Continue Reading

Overnight Hotel Assignments Available in Manitoba, Canada locations

B. Business Solutions has overnight hotel assignments available in Manitoba, Canada for experienced hotel evaluators. These must be completed before May 15th. These are one night assignments for you and one guest (must be 18 or over). You must have a credit card with enough balance to cover the... Continue Reading

Can you stop by a Hotel?

Hello Shoppers! Who wants to make an easy $25 just to check out a Hotel and get a few pictures? If you are interested please contact me ASAP to get started. If you can pickup more than one (1) and want to make a route, even better! Route shoppers are... Continue Reading

Overnight Hotel Shops in San Antonio

Get away for a night and we will reimburse your one-night stay plus required meal purchases. Some locations require a visit to the evening social hour and the breakfast hour. Weekend and weeknight visits available. If you're not already registered with A Closer Look, please apply today... Continue Reading

hotel shops

Anyone have any recommendations for hotel shops? I am already a shopper with Coyle, dataquest, a closer look, and a few others that I have seen hotels on but none in my area (Birmingham al to Huntsville al)... Continue Reading

Data Quest Hotel Shop

Has anyone worked with data quest before? I am doing their first shop and having difficulty reaching out to the scheduler since last week. They are not responsive on emails too. Has anyone else had such an experience. All the other MSCs I have worked with are very responsive. I... Continue Reading

Can you stop by a Hotel?

Hello Shoppers! Who wants to make an easy $25 just to check out a Hotel and get a few pictures? AboutFace has many Hotel Audits available, in many locations. If you are interested please contact me ASAP to get started. If you can pickup more than one (1) and want to... Continue Reading

Upscale hotel evaluations available all over! Locations listed below!

Upscale hotel shops available all throughout the country, and some international locations as well! These are great 1 night shops, where you will check to see how this hotel brand treats their platinum members. For more information, please apply at mercsystems.shopmetrics.com. Av. Cordoba 690 Buenos Aires Argentina San Martin 1225/1275 Buenos Aires Argentina Av Duarte Quiros 1300 Cordoba Argentina Leandro... Continue Reading

Restaurants / Hotels / Rewards

I plan to start to step up my game more by doing additional reimbursement shops using my travel credit card to maximize points for discounted travel. I’d like to hear some success stories of those who do a good job managing rewards points along with mystery shopping. Looking for tips.... Continue Reading

$500 West Palm Beach, Florida Hotel Shop

A Closer Look is seeking a mystery shopper for a Hotel Shop in West Palm Beach Fl Reimbursement for $50 Breakfast, $100 Dinner, $50 Bar Plus up to $300 Room Please, enter my name Jackie B on the How did you hear about us line of your application and I will expedite your... Continue Reading

Advice getting hotel shops from Coyle?

I've been shopping for Coyle for a couple of years now, and they seem to be the only company that has hotel shops in my area (i.e. a reasonable distance that I might travel for a weekend getaway). I've always requested them and have never received them - any tips... Continue Reading

Coyle Hotel - Flat Rate or Reimbursed?

Hi! I am considering taking a hotel assignment, but in the notes it indicates a $75 payment, and reimbursement for travel. I would not need to travel as it is in my city. The assignment isn't clear on whether the hotel stay is reimbursed. Can anyone weigh in on this?... Continue Reading

Hotel Audits Available - AZ, CA, CO, IA, KS, MN, MT, ND, NE, NM, OK, OR, SD, TX, WA & WY

Hello Shoppers! Who wants to make an easy $25 just to check out a Hotel and get a few pictures? AboutFace has LOTS of Hotel Audits available, in many locations. If you are interested please contact me ASAP to get started. If you can pickup more than one (1) and want... Continue Reading

Hotel Concierge Shops Available In Newport Coast CA

Hello Shoppers, We have concierge desk inquiry shops available at a resort in Newport Coast. This shop involves acting as an out of town guest staying at the resort and visiting a specific employee at the concierge desk to inquire about activities on the property as well as a local attraction.... Continue Reading

Who does hotel shops besides SQM?

I am looking for a hotel in Southern California Coastal Cities (San Clemente, Newport Beach, San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point area). Does anyone know MSC that might have a shop in that area? SQM does not seem to have shops in CA. Thank you for reading my post.... Continue Reading

Dallas Texas $325 Hotel and Breakfast Shop April 2018

Come enjoy an Overnight stay in Dallas Texas 300.00 hotel reimbursement Plus 25.00 Breakfast Please, enter my name Jackie B on the How did you hear about us line of your application. I will expedite your application!! Please, submit your application: http://www.a-closer-look.com Thanks !! Jackie Scheduler | Team Leader... Continue Reading

Hotel Audits Available - AZ, CA, CO, IA, KS, MN, MT, ND, NE, NM, OK, OR, SD, TX, WA & WY

These Hotel Audits are simple and can be done in a few easy steps! 1. Read the Shopper Guidelines and the Evaluation Form prior to your shop 2. Print the Authorization letter and Evaluation and present it to the front desk upon arrival! 3. Take the four (or five) required photos 4. Evaluate two... Continue Reading

Hotel Concierge Shops Available In Newport Coast CA

Hello Shoppers, We have concierge desk inquiry shops available at a resort in Newport Coast. This shop involves acting as an out of town guest staying at the resort and visiting a specific employee at the concierge desk to inquire about activities on the property as well as a local attraction.... Continue Reading

Hotel Services & Hotel Valet Shops - CO, OK, TX

Join our team of Sentry Evaluators for a variety of Hotel and Valet Parking projects! These shops require detailed observations about a specific scenario, so you must review and understand all of the guidelines for your shop, and be confident that you can complete the observations/scenarios according to the guidelines... Continue Reading

Hotel Audits Available - AZ, CA, CO, IA, KS, MN, MT, ND, NE, NM, OK, OR, SD, TX, WA & WY

Do you have some time to spare? Want to make an easy $25 just to check out a hotel? If so, then these shops are for you! Read the Shopper Guidelines and the Evaluation Form prior to your shop Print the Authorization letter and Evaluation and present it to the front desk... Continue Reading

Hotel arrival audits

Hi! I've taken a hiatus from mystery shopping for a number of years and I'm beginning to get into it again. I'm looking at one of the hotel arrival audits where you basically check in at the front desk, ask for luggage assistance, order room service and then discreetly... Continue Reading

Hotel Concierge Shops Available In Newport Coast CA

Hello Shoppers, We have concierge desk inquiry shops available at a resort in Newport Coast. This shop involves acting as an out of town guest staying at the resort and visiting a specific employee at the concierge desk to inquire about activities on the property as well as a local attraction.... Continue Reading

Casino/Hotel shop experience?

I see a shop for a 2 night stay at a large hotel with a gambling operation. The title is casino/executive summary (or something close to that).... a casino certification is required. Has anyone done one of these? Feel free to share any of the details or requirements? Unfortunately, it... Continue Reading

$25 pay $5 bonus and reimb up to $30 – Hotel Bar Shop in Denver, CO 80249

Happy Tuesday, Our companies, MSS/BMA/Customer 1st, currently have opportunities in your area. Each shop pays $25 + $5 bonus {For February Shops} = $30 Reimbursement is separate from pay and is up to $30 This is a bar integrity evaluation with a purchase requirement. To perform and complete this shop you must... Continue Reading

What TYPE of shops do you benefit most from and why? i.e. Fine dining, Fast Food, Hotels

Mine are a combination of Video Beusiness Office Shops - because they pay well with little hardly any reporting and Restaurants - because I like to take family members out to a nice meal without having to pay for them.... Continue Reading

Daytime Hotel Audits - Brenham, TX and Lampasas, TX

AboutFace has hotel audits opportunities in your area. You will visit an assigned location and present an authorization letter to the staff. With this letter, the staff will give you access to rooms and common areas of the hotel. You will observe and photograph two of the rooms. You will need... Continue Reading

Hotel Concierge Shops Available In Newport Coast CA

Hello Shoppers, We have concierge desk inquiry shops available at a resort in Newport Coast. This shop involves acting as an out of town guest staying at the resort and visiting a specific employee at the concierge desk to inquire about activities on the property as well as a local... Continue Reading

Mystery Guest in Hotel. Kassel. Hannover. Kleinmachnow

Bezahlung Preis des Hotelzimmer (1Nacht), 1 Frühstück und 1 Abendessen für eine Person (bis zu 15EUR) werden erstattet.... Continue Reading

Mystery Guest in Hotel. Kassel. Hannover. Kleinmachnow

Bezahlung Preis des Hotelzimmer (1Nacht), 1 Frühstück und 1 Abendessen für eine Person (bis zu 15EUR) werden erstattet.... Continue Reading

Texas Hotel Shop

A Closer Look will reimburse you for the cost of an over night stay at this hotel in exchange for your report. Location: Balch Springs, TX 75180 Please, enter my name Jackie on the How did you hear about us line, of your application. I will expedite your application!! Please, submit your application: http://www.a-closer-look.com Thank... Continue Reading

hotel stay reports

Just hoping someone can give me an idea of the report required by one of the MS that does hotels all over the world. I have requested a listing of what would need to be documented/written about from the scheduler and have never received a reply. The coverage... Continue Reading

LUXURY HOTEL shops, how much do you get paid and how much free time do you actually have? Why bother?

ANYBODY actually enjoys luxury hotel evaluations? On all the ones I have done, I was so busy writing the reports that I had zero time to enjoy the hotel. You have to fork out about $1,000+ of your own money to then actually earn $100 or less IF AND ONLY... Continue Reading

Two Adults for Hotel Lounge (Bar) Evaluations

Sentry Marketing is currently looking for shoppers to complete a bar integrity evaluation. Requirements:  o Evaluate the facility, employees, food and atmosphere in a report with Y/N and short supporting narrative  o Complete training module and certify for shop o Consume alcoholic beverages o Cash only o The report requires very detailed narratives about the service,... Continue Reading

Late night integrity hotel check-in

Has anyone done one of these late-night cash0only integrity hotel check-in's for Data Quest? They seem very complicated but I can't tell for sure. I'd like to try it, because I have a need to be in the city late at night, but it feels so sketchy (even though the... Continue Reading

Hotel Mystery Shop White Settlement Texas

A Closer Look is seeking a mystery shopper for an overnight stay at a hotel. Location: White Settlement Texas You will be reimbursed for the cost of the overnight stay. Please, enter my name JACKIE B on the HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT US line of your application. I will give your application VIP... Continue Reading

Building a Route with Hotel Shop

I've done a few routes within 20 miles of home, and I'm putting together my first overnight plan. Ideally, I'll have a hotel shop at the beginning of the trip. I know I won't have time at the hotel to do much of anything except the hotel shop, but how... Continue Reading

Hotel Inspection Audit?

Has anyone done this? It's a full reveal, with an LOA, interactions with employees and a minimum of 5 photos. I was a travel consultant for over 14 years. I had to take pictures and write essays back in the stone ages, so it might be in my wheelhouse. The... Continue Reading

Hotel Concierge Shops Available - $25 visit fee PLUS BONUS !!!! in NEWPORT CA

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Reimbursements for hotel/casino shops

I recently got an email about a hotel/casino shop that looked wonderful; though it was a good distance from where I live. I thought it would make a nice getaway. My question is: has anyone ever done one of these and not gotten reimbursed. It looked... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops

Hi everyone, What has your experience with hotel shops been, especially high-end ones. I have been MS for over 25 years and I am confident in my ability.I am just so nervous that a 500- 1000 dollar shop can be rejected. I appreciate any and all insights.- Thanx... Continue Reading

MCG Hotel shops

Is the paperework very narrative driven?... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops for HS Brands

Hello, Has anyone performed hotel shops for HS Brands? I see one in my area and I'm interested in applying but I've only done one shop with HS. It was a bar integrity shop which was simple and the report only took about 15 minutes to complete. Can anyone tell me... Continue Reading

HS Brands hotel shop ...

Anyone ever done an overnight ms shop with them? I got one. I'm feeling nervous, even though I've been doing mystery shopping more than a year, because the reimbursement is so high and I don't want to screw up. I'm also having trouble access the report (although I don't submit... Continue Reading

Mercantile Hotel Shop - How difficult??

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Merc overnight hotel stay

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Coyle Hotel Shops

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evening hotel parking lot audits for About Face.

Was solicited for eve parking lot audits at hotel sites. Per the instructions, you report to a specified location, geo verify, take a pic, complete the inspection and report. It seems if you find zero "leads" per their definition then one receives zero compensation. I sent an... Continue Reading

Data Quest Hotel Question

Does anyone know if it’s acceptable for a shopper dining alone to sit at the bar in the hotel restaurant when it’s not specified either way in the data quest guidelines?... Continue Reading

Hotel mystery shops

I would love to do a hotel Mystery Shop but I'm not sure which companies is offering that. Can someone help point me in the right direction.... Continue Reading

Any recommendations for hotel MSCs in/near Los Angeles, CA?

Hi all Not sure if this is the correct category for this, but here goes... I am actually not new to mystery shopping. I've done over 500 of them this year. I am, however, brand new to travel mystery shops. I want to get into it! I am wondering if you guys... Continue Reading

Hotel Loyalty Program- Can they mark you as a shopper?

I'm curious if hotels have the internal means to mark you as a potential shopper based on your loyalty program account number so when you show up, they know to keep you as happy as possible. Anybody know for sure?... Continue Reading

International Hotel Shops

I have seen postings for hotel shops in other countries and am curious how other shoppers handle them. A lot of the shops appear to only be for one night. Do you only do one of these hotel shops if you are already planning on vacationing or visiting... Continue Reading

DataQuest + general hotel mystery shopping questions

I am thinking about applying for hotel shops - it will be my first time doing hotel shops, if I do get accepted. It looks like DataQuest has some arrival audits that I thought about starting out with and then possibly moving on to overnight stays in my city, and... Continue Reading

Hotel or Dining Needed in Dalton, GA

I know we can't name specific clients linked with the MSC. However, I am not looking for a specific hotel or even a dining opportunity in Dalton, GA for Friday of this week. Hubby likes to go to the coin show there and I checked all of the... Continue Reading

About hotel mystry shop

Hi friends, This is Pratibha Singh.I did a lot of mystery shopping at electronic stores, hotels, doctor offices, and grocery store.I love to do mystery shopping in the hotel and retails.... Continue Reading

Travel expenses in hotel shops.

Hi gyus! I need an advice of experienced shoppers in hotel evaluation area. I have been working as a full time shopper around eight month. After I performed more than 1000 different shops, I decide to do more hotels shops. Probably it would not be more profitable, however, it could... Continue Reading

About Face Hotel Parking Lot Audits

Has abyone done these shops? There is no addresses for the specific hotels that need to be shopoed, just basically any hotel in one of 37 chains in your state. In my city I have at least 10 hotels in the chains on the list within feet of each other,... Continue Reading

Best companies for hotel and restaurant/bar shops?

Hello everyone, this is my first posting on this forum. I am a novice shopper, I may have done a dozen or so shops over the course of a few years. I tend to only enjoy doing hotel and restaurant/bar shops. Who doesn't like to get paid/reimbursed... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops -- Looking to get going on These

I'm looking to get into doing hotel shops. I've done a million fast food shops and banks and would like to expand into different territory. Can anyone recommend an MSC that needs these cranked out consistently.... Continue Reading

Hotel shop

I just performed an overnight shop at a brand-new hotel. The resort had a lot issue that if I were a paying guest I would have issues with but there is nowhere for me to bring up these issues. So basically I can not bring up my personal gripes, correct?... Continue Reading

Is there a magic number of dining shops one must do before being able to see hotel shops on Coyle's job listing board?

For Coyle, is what you see, what you get on their website? Or, are hotel jobs hidden until one has done a certain number of jobs for them?... Continue Reading

B Business Solutions hotel certification

Does anyone know about how long B Business tends to take to grade a hotel certification test? I've been waiting a week to find out if I've passed and can self-assign a stay which is coming up fairly shortly. Thanks!... Continue Reading

Hotel-Motel New Hampshire or Maine

Does anyone know of an MSC who shops hotels or motels in Maine or New Hampshire? I will be there in August and would like to have a place to stay with my route. I have looked on ACL but not seen any. Thank you... Continue Reading

Coyle hotel evaluation shop dress attire?

It's going to be 90 degrees where I'm going and I'm evaluating a 5 star hotel for Coyle... what's appropriate dress attire for a male and does it matter what I wear if i get the evaluation done correctly?... Continue Reading

Coyle hotel report workload question

The Coyle evaluations for a certain hotel client (2 night stay) that has 3 surveys attached, about 110-160 questions per survey with narrative... How long do those usually take you to do? I finish one of their normal dinner/bar evaluations within an hour/hour & half afterwards, I'm a fast typer and very... Continue Reading

Downloadable Hotel Directories and Routing Apps

Hello all. This is actually the question I joined the forum to ask. :) I am starting a new gig project, where I need to visit hotels to check for business-labeled vehicles parked overnight. I was trying to find a place to get hotel directories without having to be on booking... Continue Reading

hotel websites to get the best price

I am interested in browsing some of the hotel websites such as Trivago, Hotels,com, Priceline. Which website do you use?... Continue Reading

Hotels

Does anyone know which companies do hotels, I found some hotels with Coyles and Bare International in my area any other companies?... Continue Reading

Hotel shops in the Mesa/Phoenix AZ area?

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Hotel Problem

I am assigned a hotel shop for this Saturday. I am reimbursed for the hotel, bar, restaurant, room service, etc. I've done many hotels before, but none for this hotel. Per the msc, I am to ask for a certain discount over the phone when I book... Continue Reading

New shopper here. What companies have the most clients for dining/fast food/retail/hotels within the Greater Toronto Area?

I am currently very active with WeCheck, but they don't seem to generate too much discussion here. Their restaurant/retail/hotel shops are also pretty much nonexistent. I recently signed up for Bestmark (all automotive shops that I will not be completing), RBG (few clientele in Canada, so shops are scarce), and... Continue Reading

Hotel shops - reimbursement (NOT reversed charges)

Hi, Does anyone know if there are any MSCs who do hotel shops that get reimbursed (vs reversing the charges on the credit card)? I would prefer to get reimbursed for the stay instead of having them cancel the charge on my credit card.... Continue Reading

Mid-range Hotel Shops

Can anyone point me in the direction of companies that offer mid-range hotel shops? I know I don't want Coyle (at least for now), I tried Regal but they had nothing in the Northeast, and TrueGuest makes it very clear that their offerings are often in the $500/night range. ... Continue Reading

Which companies offer casino and hotel shops?

Can anyone give me the websites or names of the companies that schedule casino and hotel shops.... Continue Reading

Need advice on hotel shop

I just did my first hotel shop. It wasn't until I was in bed for the evening that I realized I was supposed to have a queen bed and I had only a full. So...I am not sure whether to include this on the report ( it is not one... Continue Reading

Hotel shopping broke my brain!

For the first time in forever, I checked into a hotel for a personal stay and needed to use both the valet and bell service. I've done dozens of shops since the last time I needed all that stuff at a hotel but this time wasn't a shop and I... Continue Reading

Hotels

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Starwood Hotel Points

I did my first Starwood hotel stay last week. The points went into my account as 0, presumably because the refund was processed so fast (Like, the next day. Way to be on the ball). does this happen to all Starwood shops or is it unusual because of the speed... Continue Reading

Please help ! Hotel mystery shops and regualr shops in St Maarten ?

Does anyone know of any mystery shop companies that have shops in St Maarten? Any leads would be appreciated.... Continue Reading

Coyle Hotel Shop

So after really getting nothing from them except an occasional movie, I get an email from the scheduler at Coyle asking if I can do this 2 night hotel stay checking in Sunday, Monday or Tuesday. It was already Sunday when she asked. I figured since it was... Continue Reading

the hotel experiment and dog

He wasn't my guy when we got to the motel. Tinkle now.tinkle more and just lift a leg, would be the gist of the stay.. Then again he didn't try to attack or bite anyone. That;s ;unusual and a good thing. Today, came home from a short... Continue Reading

Hotel shop

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Hotel Mystery Shopping Australia

Does anyone know how to get into hotel mystery shopping in Australia and what companies to sign up for. I would like to give this a try and not sure how to get into it here.... Continue Reading

What companies shop hotels.

Hi folks, I have registered with several hospitality companies and completed hotel shops before. I know coyle, a closer look, MCG, Regal Hospitality, Buckalew, and True Guest all have hotel shops. Are there other companies that you all might reccomend?... Continue Reading

Employee Access to Hotel Room

Hey all! I am currently doing a hotel shop that requires me to have an engineer or housekeeper come to the room. They have to physically enter the room in order to test the required functions. I've always used a burned out light bulb as my scenario since it easily... Continue Reading

Hotel/Trip Evaluations -How much and What to ask for in a proposal?

First of all, thank you in advance for answering! I see that there are trips including hotel overnights, etc., and the MSC asks the shopper to make a proposal on what to be paid. Some of these require air travel. Some require driving. Some include cruises.... Continue Reading

Hotel shops

Which MSCs do hotel shops? I'm trying to sign up with more MSCs and would like to have some in this area. TIA... Continue Reading

First hotel shop - in my own city?

Hi everyone, I am thinking about taking one of the current much discussed 2-day hotel shops (audits). I have done quite a few restaurants for this MSC and would now like to try the hotel shops. I thought it would be a good start. There is one in the city where I... Continue Reading

TRUMP: Are his hotels or casinos shopped???

Just wondered if his properties are shopped. NO POLITICAL DISCUSSION PLEASE...... Continue Reading

Surprised what I saw on the wall at a hotel...

I was at the front desk enquiring about prices at Microtel Inn, (for future stay) when I saw a sign 8x10 award on the wall, it said, "Mystery Shopper Award Program" and this hotel had apparently won the award... I tried not to stare at the award..I looked further into... Continue Reading

Hotel/Motel Shops

Can anyone tell me some companies that offer hotel shops? I'm registered with Coyle but they don't have any in the time frame that I need. Looking for others... Thanks!... Continue Reading

Debit Cards on Hotel Shops

Has anyone ever used a Visa debit card on a high-end hotel shop? Would there be a problem getting the reimbursement back on the card?... Continue Reading

A Closer Look hotel guidelines heads up.

For those of you who do ACL hotel shops, it seems their guidelines have been updated. For the last few years their hotel shops have had a deadline of 12 hours after check out and included a caveat that they assumed for deadline purposes that you check out at... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops

So, I don't completely understand the process of requesting travel with a hotel shop. I realize I just name a price and they can choose to accept it or not. But, are there more things to consider? Is there somewhere I can read/learn about the process?... Continue Reading

hotel shops

Hi, I recently signed up for a hotel shop. I wanted to know exactly what the report required. I want to have an idea of what I am getting myself into. I would hate to lose my money for the night stay at the hotel and still not get... Continue Reading

Crazy Stuff on a Shop - Escorts in Hotel Rooms

Have you heard of any mystery shoppers getting up to shenanigans such as inviting escorts into their rooms on a hotel stay?... Continue Reading

Chase Freedom credit card giving 10% cash back on hotels and car rentals for July.

Chase Freedom credit card giving 10% cash back on hotels and car rentals for the month of July. I noticed then when logging in to check my bill. It might be a good way to double dip on a hotel shop.... Continue Reading

First Hotel Shop

Hello, this is actually my first post. This forum has been of great help in getting me started with hotel shops. I do have a question though. I have an upcoming shop that requires lots of photos and is not a revealed shop. Most of them... Continue Reading

How to work hotels for Coyle

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Hotel Shopping in Syria, anyone?

One of the companies just posted a hotel assignment in Aleppo, Syria. Let's see how long it takes to fill that one!... Continue Reading

ACL's new hotel client

Good God, ACL. There is NO WAY people are doing these jobs for reimbursement only. One of the local properties is in the city where I grew up and is known far and wide as a great place to bring crack whores and shoot heroin. Good freakin' luck. There isn't... Continue Reading

Hotel shops that allow you to bring 2 guests?

Are there any out there? OR are there any other MSs besides fast food that allow you to bring children? I'm really looking to get my foot in the door for hotel shops, so that eventually I'll be eligible for higher end ones, or just locations that I might like... Continue Reading

Hotel shops in British Columbia

I woukd love to do shops in Chiliwack,Vancouver,Vernon,Kelowna,Pentiction,Summerland,Peachland,Westbank,Oliver, and Osoyoos. Anywhere in British Columbia is cool. Those are just my favorite places in this province.... Continue Reading

Coyle Hospitalty Hotels

Hi, I've been thinking about applying for a 2 day hotel shop in my area. How this work exactly? The pay is $75. Does the evaluator make the reservation with the hotel directly? Besides the pay what exactly does Coyle cover? I assume they must reimburse... Continue Reading

DO YOU HAVE ANY HOTELS IN MISSISSIPPI? OR CHALMETTE, LA.?

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Hotel

I want to do hotel shops, But which is the best. Already with one company.... Continue Reading

Coyle's "Easy, One night hotel stay, limited narrative........"

Has anyone completed these yet? Just curious how these jobs are easy when they are exactly like their "full Two night hotel stays" minus the food and beverage reports, turndown and extra day to get everything done. And, oh yes, no assistance with travel fee. I would... Continue Reading

How do I successfully pull off this hotel scenario?

Per the instructions: "Engineering: Ask for someone to help you with the thermostat in your suite (it's too warm/cool)." So how do I pull this off without sounding like a complete dumba$$? I'm a good pretender, but not sure how I can do this with a straight face. ... Continue Reading

which companies do hotels in Canada

I have read a lot about hotels but not much for Canada.... Continue Reading

Question about using a bellman at a hotel (for a Coyle shop)

Hi All, I am doing my first hotel (a simple one night). There are expectations about calling the bellman and him taking my bag upon leaving the hotel. The expectations didn't explain what that means (although I can extrapolate). I travel a lot, but I have never used a bellman... Continue Reading

Hotel Shopping Network

Hello. Does anyone have any feedback on this company? I submitted a resume and have been contacted. I can't seem to find much information on them.... Continue Reading

For You Experienced Hotel Shoppers

I have started shopping hotels with several companies and I have gotten great feedback on my evaluations. I am semi-retired and my husband and I love to travel so I have been concentrating on hotel shops. My question is, what can I expect as I build a reputation with these companies?... Continue Reading

International phone hotel reservation shop with $1,000 hold on your CC shop for $10!

I almost fell out of my chair when I saw that they expected the shopper to call an international number and make a reservation that will place up to a $1,000 hold on the shopper's credit card for an international hotel and casino. This looks more like a $60-$80 shop... Continue Reading

Hotel Loyalty Programs

Hello! I am new here and have enjoyed reading the topics. It is very informative! I do have a question that I did not see come up previously. I have started evaluating hotels. Do you find it is ok to use your guest loyalty programs to gain points for your stay? One... Continue Reading

Do you recommend easy hotel shops?

I would like to do hotel shops. I am not looking for fancy hotels just easy shops at hotels with minimal narratives. I am hoping to avoid having to remember an excessive number of details as well. After working easier shops at less expensive hotels, I might... Continue Reading

Coyle: Question on hotel shops!

I have completed many fine dining restaurant evaluations for Coyle, so want to try my first hotel. I see on the new shopmetrics platform, it tells you how many questions are on the survey. Also, some hotels have $50 reimbursement and others have $100. However, the amount of reimbursement doesn't... Continue Reading

How did you become a Expert in Casino and Hotel Shops? They Seem long and tedious from your examples!

I thought this might help the other poster who did not get the Casino-Hotel Shop by providing advice how you became a professional in this area of shopping. How many shops do you think someone needs to accomplish to move on the a more advanced shop? What additional... Continue Reading

The 2 Hour Hotel Audit

I see the pay has gone to $40 and the income requirement has dropped to $30,000. The ones around me have just sat there the whole time.... Continue Reading

Having Problems with Intellishop Hotel/Casino Shops and Need Your Input Please!

I have received responses from other shoppers who have also been denied Hotel/Casino shops with Intellishop when they have also been fully qualified to perform these shops. There is a trend going on here and I would like to get to the bottom of it. I am asking you... Continue Reading

Do any hotel shops allow dogs?

Hi all, I'm just curious if anyone has ever seen (or done) hotel mystery shops that included bringing a dog? Since many hotels do allow pets and some do special things for pets, I wondered if there are any shops that include bringing along a small dog. ... Continue Reading

Hotel shops/ hospitality

Hi everyone! I know we cannot ask which MSC has a specific client or account, so I won't do that. Instead, I would like to ask if anyone has suggestions on which companies one would check out if interested in hotel and hospitality shops in general. Hopefully that doesn't violate a... Continue Reading

What to do when snowed in a hotel?

I made a bit of a gamble and I lost. Doing a one night review of a luxury hotel here in New York City, I knew it was going to start snowing on Friday but I guessed that it would start earlier, end earlier and overall be less strong than... Continue Reading

About Face hotel report

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Hotel Shops

I see a few nicer hotels offering $75 pay for staying 2-nights. I've never done a hotel MS, do they additionally cover the cost of the room or is that out of pocket and non-reimbursable?... Continue Reading

Regarding Hotels

Just wondered if anyone had a copy of the questions. They are interesting to me, but I've heard so much about them that I am curious.. is it worth the $$$? There are many around where I reside. THX... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops

Hey all, I've done plenty of local shops in my area but I was thinking of something different. I do a significant amount of traveling (mostly leisure) around the U.S. and internationally staying in nearly every hotel brand one can think of. So my question is, how popular are hotel shops?... Continue Reading

Hotel Shop for Reimbursement Only? (Edited- Worth It!)

EDITED- I did my homework on this assignment and my initial comments were off-base. This shop is worth reimbursement only. I didn't realize how nice these hotels really are until I read up on them. My apologies for this.... Continue Reading

Hotel shop only pictures says 2 hours time pays 20 bucks

Just received an email about a reveal shop for a hotel to take pictures of everything, says it will take at least 2 hours and pays 20 bucks, for me it is not worth it at all, it will take probably close to an hour to get the pictures organized... Continue Reading

International Hotel Shops

Hi, someone told me they have heard of international hotel shops, with airfare either reimbursed or paid for--has anyone ever heard of this kind of set up--thanks :)... Continue Reading

How to get the best rate for a hotel?

I figure this is probably one of the best places online to ask this question. Aside from actually shopping a hotel, how do you go about booking a hotel for a great rate? Blindly booking a place seems scary. I've also heard some credit cards offer high enough bonuses to... Continue Reading

Marriott Bought Starwood: Impact on hotel shoppers?

CNN, Huffington, and others reported just hours ago that Marriott bought Starwood and is now the largest hotel chain in the world. Experienced shoppers and travelers probably have interesting thoughts about the matter...... Continue Reading

Hotel Shop, revealed

I saw a revealed hotel shop that pays $20. However, the shopper's income must be $70,000 and you must have college. The shop didn't specify the field, I suppose basket weaving would do. If I made $70,000, I wouldn't be doing hotel shops for $20.... Continue Reading

Staying anonymous while shopping hotels

I have done a number of hotel shops and would love to do more. One company I shop for has mostly local shops. They have a handful of hotels available and they let you use your rewards information when you book your reservation. I have wondered whether... Continue Reading

Prohibited from doing hotel/motel shops?

I am completing a questionnaire for potential mystery shoppers. There is a list of industries, and I am asked if I, a relative, or close friend have worked in any of them within the past two years. In early 2014, I was a maid at a hotel for three weeks.... Continue Reading

Too much food and activities in too little time, how to do this hotel shop?

Hello helpful shoppers, I am scheduled to do a hotel shop. My first. From check-in to check-out, I am supposed to: *have lunch, *have dinner, *2 alcoholic drinks/appetizer at manager's reception, *2 alcoholic drinks/appetizer at bar, * and breakfast. Also, take the shuttle to a nearby area, buy in gift shop, evaluate gym... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops

Hi everyone I'm new here so sorry if this has been asked before. I'm fortunate enough to work for an airline and fly free anywhere and I noticed that some threads mention hotel shops. Can anyone tell me which companies have these types of shops? I just... Continue Reading

Hotel Shop Partial Reversal

Anybody ever have a problem where the whole bill was not reversed? I have one where the hotel tax, parking, and parking tax were not reversed.... Continue Reading

hotel NYC

Hey there, I would need to shop a hotel in NYC in November. Do you know about some MSC? Thanks a lot!... Continue Reading

Hotel NYC

Hey there, I would need to shop a hotel in NYC in November. Do you know about some MSC? Thanks a lot!... Continue Reading

Do I need to do something special to become a shopper for hotels?

Do I need to do something special to become a mystery shopper for hotels?... Continue Reading

Hotels

Hello, Does anyone know which MSC shops mid to high end hotels or resorts?... Continue Reading

Overnight Hotel

So I just completed my second overnight hotel shop. This one had a very detailed review (80 questions or so) on the room itself. Now, I used to work front desk, and that itself really put me off of ever wanting to stay at a hotel, even though I still... Continue Reading

Hotels/Motels

I would like to do some hotel/motel shops. However, I want to start with the most simple and work my way up. I would never pay $200 plus for one and take the chance of having payment denied. I would like a suggestion.... Continue Reading

Need help with a scenario for hotel overnight shop

I'm scheduled to do an overnight at a very nice hotel this week. I've done many of these in the past but my scheduler said that this hotel has been spotting shoppers lately. The client is changing some of the guidelines specifically to throw off their employees in order to... Continue Reading

HOST - Hotel Mystery Shops

Has anyone worked for them? Thanks!... Continue Reading

How hard are hotel shops

I get emails to do hotel shops in my area all the time but I a bit leary cause they are EXPENSIVE OUT OF POCKET. Are they hard to do? I would hate to do one and not get reimbursed.... Continue Reading

HOTEL SHOPS ONLY

Hello everybody. I am a new shopper (actually did many shops in the past) and would like to focus on hotels only. Any company other than Coyle that focuses on hotels? Any suggestion is appreciated.... Continue Reading

Just submitted my first hotel report

I am going to sit on pins and needles until I get the all clear on my report. Messing up a $10 report is a much easier pill to swallow then messing up a $350 report.... Continue Reading

Doing some hotel shops!

Ok ~ many people here know I am a scheduler. Would it surprise you to know that I am NERVOUS to be doing a couple of hotel shops? I'm heading to the Big Easy for these shops tomorrow! I have read and reread the guidelines probably 10 times... Continue Reading

Nashville Hotel Shops

Does anyone have any suggestions on getting a Nashville (or near) hotel shop?... Continue Reading

Rock and roll hotel

Has any one done the two night stay for the rock and roll hotel chain? Curious about how detailed the reports are and how long they might take.... Continue Reading

First Hotel Shop

So I just got assigned my first large-ish hotel shop. I've read through everything and it doesn't look too bad. As part of the reimbursement, I get $65 for food, although I do not have to evaluate the restaurant in any way. But the food has to be from the... Continue Reading

Data Quest Hotel

I'm heading to NY in a couple weeks and considering applying for my first Data Quest hotel. The one I'm looking at says it has a yes/no survey with space for comments. The restaurant is, of course, part of the eval. Does anybody have any thoughts as to how late... Continue Reading

Hotels

Does anyone know who does hotels?... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops ?

Hi! I was interested in trying out some hotel mystery shops. However, the ones I have found offer reimbursement only. Is this normal? I am working to make money not just stay in a hotel and eat there for free. It does not seem like I would get to enjoy... Continue Reading

Question about Hotel Shops

And I guess credit card shops in general...I don't currently have a credit card but am thinking of getting one for mystery shopping. The thing is, I would probably only be using it for mystery shopping and small personal purchases. Would my credit rating take a ding when the... Continue Reading

low to mid priced hotel shops

Do more low key hotel chains like Days Inn, Holiday Inn, Comfort Inn, La Quinta, Etc... specifically hotels with rooms under $200 a night do mystery shopping?... Continue Reading

Hotel shop requested reimbursement

So the following hotel shop was available: Description 2-night hotel stay with world's leading upscale lifestyle brand; very cool locations with stylish decor. Includes 2 breakfasts and 1 room service meal at most locations. Please indicate what your requested travel reimbursement would be to the client. So is anyone familiar as to... Continue Reading

Hotel Shop--reimbursement only

Would you do a hotel shop that only reimburses the room and parking--no shopper fee? The requirements seem reasonable, but I don't know what the report is like.... Continue Reading

Companies with Hotel Shops? Most Pay for long assignments?

I'm curious what companies provide the most pay/reimbursement for a long complicated shop (usually). I used to do a shop which paid $550 (but no reimbursements) for an overnight stay and loved it. Are there any more like that? Thanks! I'm willing to travel.... Continue Reading

How much service should I expect from a hotel that's over $500 a night? Am I being ridiculous?

I do luxury hotel mystery shops. I love them. I try to keep two minds when doing them: be personally humble, polite and gracious that I get to stay in wonderful places for free, but also try to remember that the kind of people who can plop down mega bucks... Continue Reading

Goodwin Hotel Shop

I had a hotel shop with Goodwin today. The number listed was for the wrong hotel, so when I arrived, they had no record of my reservation. I called the wrong hotel and cancelled, but it's holding over $200 (more than the hotel room cost), which made me unable to... Continue Reading

Hotel Shoppers- Favorite MSC's? Most difficult?

I've done hotels for 5D and Regal. Thinking I'll start looking into Coyle hotels now that i have a few restaurants under my belt. Regal was easy-peasy. 5D was almost nightmarish. Where does Coyle fit in this? 2-nights certainly helps to spread out the required evaluations, so I'm thinking I... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops in the Mid-South area

Can anyone recommend a company that has hotel shops in the Southeast or MidSouth area? I have signed up with Bestmark and Goodwin who indicated that they have them, but none in my area. So far, A Closer Look has been the only company with these shops.... Continue Reading

Sports Bars and Hotels

Any suggestions on which companies do sports bars (wing) shops in South Florida? Also, looking to increase my hotel portfolio...I do shop a few but was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on companies I should register with that might fill these categories. I do travel quite a bit outside... Continue Reading

Tips from seasoned hotel shoppers..?

I've done hotels before but since I need to be home for my kids on a daily basis, I generally don't get to take them. Next week I'm doing a 5-star hotel for Five Diamond. Anybody got any tips for completing this properly? I have like 17 separate guideline documents (pretty... Continue Reading

problem with shops at local hotels

I have just connected with a MC that assigns hotel jobs. They have open jobs for my town, but won't give them to me "because I have to be from out-of-town". Wasup????? I was invited to do one job if I could use an out-of-town address. ... Continue Reading

Hotel shop: How close is too close?

I have been asked to do a hotel shop in Sedona, which is only twenty miles from my home. Wouldn't this make me suspect as a shopper or do real people stay this close to home? This is not a luxury property where pampering would be an explanation. ... Continue Reading

Hotel and Resort Shops

Hello, Can anyone please direct me to what clients offer Hotel/Resort shops? Thank you and happy Sunday! (I'm in Arizona)... Continue Reading

hotel shopping

Im just curious, has anyone ever hotel hopped? Lol. Theres a ton of hotels in FL up for grabs and you honestly could make a route in all the different areas (they have them in the north part central and then way south) im just wondering if anyone has ever... Continue Reading

Coyle Hotel Photos

Hey you'll. I overlooked a photo on a Coyle shop which was listed as a "client requirement." Does anyone know if my entire shop will be rejected? Thanks in Advance.... Continue Reading

Does requesting $ for travel reimbursement affect my chance at Coyle hotels?

I'm wanting to do some LA hotel shops and many allow you to reques up to $125 for travel expenses. Since I would be paying for my airfare to LA I think it's reasonable to ask for $100 for rental car expenses for the three days. But if I do... Continue Reading

Airline/Hotel Shops?

Hi everyone! I'm new to shopping and with several companies so far, but don't really know each one's "niche" so to speak. I'm getting married in July (FINALLY, lol), and wonder if anyone can direct me to a company (or companies) that offers things like hotels, car rentals,... Continue Reading

Hotel shops

I hope this question is allowed on the forum, if not please let me know. Does anyone know which company does hotel shops? I would love to get a hotel shop when I am out of town next month.... Continue Reading

hotels

I would like to shadow shop at Hotels and spa resorts... Continue Reading

When do you request a hotel?

I was contacted about some out of state shops and I have never even requested a bonus before so I'm curious what has been done - what works, what's common, etc. The first one is all by itself, 220 miles away (3-1/2 hours). Seems too close to request a hotel,... Continue Reading

Hotel shops- your thoughts?

I have done several hotel shops in the past and I always ask myself are they worth it? It seems like I spend a lot of time completing the shop, so much so that it seems like I do not really get to enjoy the hotel visit. And... Continue Reading

Evening Hotel Parking Lot Audits

Am I reading this correctly? "This audit requires you to visit your assigned locations in order to capture data on business vehicles parked in the lot during the evening. This information is referred to as a "lead"....Shopper payment is $2.50 per location for 1-9 locations and $4 per location for 10+... Continue Reading

Hotel Points Devaluation

This is just like getting lower fees. I do most of my hotel shop these days for points. And year after year they are worth less and less!!... Continue Reading

hotel shops

I have been doing ms for awhile now but im finding that its the same shops and I really don't like fast food like that but I do them to get the experience and to really know what to look for when I do visit fast foods but I really... Continue Reading

Regal hotel

I am doing my first hotel shops for Regal. Any pointers? I have read up on them under their company name, so I am preparing early so I can ask questions if I have any. It seems like the instructions are easy, but they may leave some stuff out. For... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops Help!! (need advice)

Ok so I have been shopping on and off for years...(just started back a few months ago) I used to dabble in shopping now Im shopping quite a lot. I have picked up some hotel shops....These pay $30-$75 plus reimbursement for room parking and meals...however they take up quite a... Continue Reading

Coyle Hotel Shop

Hello, Are the charges I pay for the Hotel room reversed or paid back to me as a reimbursement? Thanks as I am doing my first one soon.... Continue Reading

Thought I was doing good - then came here. Disney, Casino, hotels, vacation shops?! HOW?!

I've been doing mystery shopping for the past 6 or so months (I'm slightly disabled so I like that I can work on my schedule, feels like I'm accomplishing something and the money is nice). It's been mostly food places (which I love) and retail stores. I originally searched Google... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops with Luggage Assistance

Am I the only one that this turns into a total cluster for? I've done 3 so far for the same brand that require it and none of them have been done correctly. To the point that I don't think I can put these into a route. ... Continue Reading

hotel mobile app shop

Has anyone completed one of these shops? I'm curious as to how it went and how quickly you are refunded the reservation.... Continue Reading

Hotel in Ohio?

I have been looking high and low in all the regular companies that I hotel shop with for a hotel shop in Ohio with no luck. (5 different companies) Does anyone know of any companies that may have one and willing to share? I don't think this is a violation... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops? Watch for Sex-Trafficking Victims

A relative of mine is a Human Sex-Trafficking Victim activist. She recommended this article about how to spot a victim when you're in a hotel. I haven't vetted the article, so of course you should use your own judgment and form your own opinions about the content, but here it... Continue Reading

Curious about hotel shops

So I've seen a few come up lately that are reimbursement only and I'm just curious what the appeal is for these. Am I missing something? That is a serious question. I suppose if I really needed a place to stay while on a route or something, it might be... Continue Reading

looking for grocery and hotel companies

I am an experienced shopper in pa. What are some companies that do grocery store and hotel shops? Thanks!... Continue Reading

First Hotel Shop Tonight

I have my first hotel shop tonight and I'm really excited! The pay on this one is pretty lousy (and by time I drive the 20+ miles each way to get there I'll be making very little money), but I wanted to test the waters and see if I... Continue Reading

Why do so many hotels mystery shops always make me ask for a nearby pharmacy?

I've done a fair few hotel mystery shops now, most but not all with one MSC who has a bunch of different clients. Something I've noticed is that a large amount of hotel instructions from different MSCs and different clients always have me ask someone at the front desk or... Continue Reading

Mercantile Systems multi-department hotel shops

Have any of you done these shops that require you to be at the hotel at 8:00 AM and evaluate 5 departments for about 20 minutes each? The usual rate is only $30, to me not worth fighting rush hour traffic for almost an hour, then spending 1 1/2 hours... Continue Reading

I hate it when my instructions for a hotel shop don't know anything about the hotel or the room

I mostly do hotel and restaurant shops these days, and I'm doing a last minute evaluation as a favor for a scheduler who has helped me out in the past. Checked in on the day after thanksgiving, and as soon as I did so, I noticed a lot of things... Continue Reading

Luxury hotels at Intellishop

Anyone ever done one of these? They're very expensive and seeing as intellishop is notorious for kicking back every little thing and rejecting shops, I'm kind of afraid to assign myself one. Thoughts?... Continue Reading

hotel shops

I did my first hotel shop the other day. It was A Closer Look and a mid range hotel. I was psyching myself out because I kept reading how time consuming hotel shops are. Well, this one wasnt and was a lot of fun. What other MSCs do hotel shops... Continue Reading

Hotel shops Minnesota

Hi Fans, Wish I could do a hotel shop in Minnesota. Oh well no one will help me by giving me the name of MS companies that do low end hotels. Will back to watching reruns of Bevis... Continue Reading

Annoyed with Pompous Hotels

I'm becoming increasingly annoyed with hotels that hold deposits prior to arrival. I just booked a hotel for the end of November and had to put $900 on my credit card. Who do they think they are? I have stayed at numerous five diamond resorts that do not do this.... Continue Reading

Regal Non-Reversal of Hotel Charges

I did an evaluation for Regal on August 21. The charge has not been reversed. I emailed the scheduler last Monday and did not receive a response. I followed up on Friday, and the response was, "I sent this to the sales rep. Unfortunately we have no... Continue Reading

Mercantile System Hotels Shop

Can anyone tell me what five departments are shopped from 2pm-5pm for the Mercantile Systems Hotel shops that do not require an overnight. You can not access the guidelines without accepting the shop. I do not want to apply for a shop that I can't do. For instance is valet... Continue Reading

Hotel Help ASAP

ok new to shopping and did my first hotel last night. As I'm filling things in I realized I've made a crucial error. It says I nereded to get ther managers business card and i didn't. Would it be weird if I called and asked them to email that... Continue Reading

Hotel Question

Just wondering a few things. High end hotels like say Hilton or intercontinental. How difficult are these jobs? Are the surveys really extensive? Do you have to remember a ridiculous amount if things to complete them? I'm just wondering because I was thinking about making run of them into a... Continue Reading

You need 76 specific interactions (Hotel/Casino) for $125..Shop Fee.

Is this typical for the Hotel/Casino shop? The list was massive and I just wondered if anyone has done a Hotel/Casino shop where you spend 2 days of interactions and one night (sleep) There were (counted) 76 specific things you must do, regarding interactions and this does not count all the... Continue Reading

Black Light Requirement for Upscale Hotel Shops?

Has anyone seen this requirement? This is a first for me. If you have, three questions: 1. What make/model of light did you use? 2. How did you photograph your results for the client? 3. Were you able to get a good nights' sleep after your examination? :-)... Continue Reading

First Hotel Shop

Ok, wow, I was just assigned my first hotel shop. The funny part is we were about to book this particular hotel tonight. However, today I was looking on a MSC and there was our hotel with very limited availability and specific criteria for a two-night stay. It was perfect!... Continue Reading

"Cheap" hotel shops?

Just to clarify I am not trying to get anyone to break their ICA, and do not want the names of hotel chains that are shopped, but was interested in knowing which MSCs shop "cheap" hotels. I would like to eventually get into shopping for high-end hotels but I... Continue Reading

Hotel shops Minnesota

Hi, Can anyone give me the name of the mystery shopping company that shops Days Inn Super 8? Freeman group used to do them but they went bankrupt... Continue Reading

Hotel shop gone bad, WWYD?

At the end of July I did a hotel shop. The shop went well, I woke up the next morning with only breakfast and a lobby photo to get before I left. I went to breakfast, came back to my room, and wasn't able to get in. I returned... Continue Reading

Turning Stone casino hotel shops

Does anyone know which mystery shop company does the Turning Stone casino overnight hotels stays?... Continue Reading

Have You Had a Hotel Shop?

Hotel shopping is actually my ultimate goal. =) Based off what I have been reading, I am positive I am signed up with companies that do these type of shops. So based off personal experience, How many assignments did you have to complete successfully before You were offered a hotel... Continue Reading

Travel shops? hotels? cruises? amusement parks?

I've one some hotel shops and really enjoy them (once you figure out what the company wants!). I am wondering if any one has done cruise shops or amusement parks (like Disney World). What kind of detail do they want? Do they reimburse a set amount? ... Continue Reading

Is "16 interactions" and evaluations the norm for Hotel shops?

You must have 16 interactions with each scenario and question given to you...Is this the norm for your recent hotel shops? This is a hotel /casino shop. The shopper pay is $75... You will each have approximately 16 interactions where you will do the following: 1. Approach... Continue Reading

Hotel Shop Question

So I'm in a place, doing a hotel shop. I need to be in the same place tomorrow night. I happen to know that this is the 3* hotel Priceline has for this area. They have an Express Deal for $52 for tomorrow night. It's normally... Continue Reading

Does anyone do hotel shops?

My question is about hotels, and I hope someone can help out. I can't afford to spend money to stay at 5-star hotels, waiting to get paid back. Are there companies that will cover your costs to stay at low to mid-price hotels? I have joined Market Force but I don't... Continue Reading

How about a relaxing 7 night hotel stay..

There is a 7 night hotel stay, that the client will pay for (room and taxes). You can stay 2-7 nights. (minimum two nights) you don't have to stay 7 nights. It is a video shop (for the time share presentation)... The shop fee is $40. Would you do it? I'm... Continue Reading

Hotel shops Minnesota

Hi, Just wonder where are all the hotel shops are?... Continue Reading

Reimbursement when food or hotel is bad

I know a lot of people say they are OK with reimbursement only shops when they get a good meal or a hotel stay out of the deal but what about the other side of the coin i.e. when you get a bad meal or a lousy hotel experience. I... Continue Reading

Would you do these "Hotel Hell Scenarios?"

Would you do these hotel scenarios? Have you been asked to do something similar? Or some scenario you thought was harder/difficult to do? (Or silly calls to the front desk, for your scenario problem) 1.Call the front desk and say the toilet is stopped up. When the maintenance guy appears, act... Continue Reading

Hotel Shop: must remove battery from tv remote?

I'm doing a Marriott hotel shop next week. The instructions state that I must remove a battery from the television remote control and call the operator. Wouldn't this be a tip-off that I'm a shopper when maintenance comes to my room and sees that the remote is missing... Continue Reading

The downside of Hotel shopping

Anyone experience this? I used to evaluate around 4-5 hotel shops per month... Full scale Ritz, Four Seasons, Hyatt, Marriott, etc. That also means most, if not all, of my weekends are gone. This past weekend, being a holiday, I did not have a hotel shop to do. I ended up... Continue Reading

Hotel Mystery Shops

I have done a few and love them, an escape from my family! What are the different MSC's that do them? I would love to do more but they seem to be harder to find. What are the MSC's that do Cruise and Resort shops, are there any... Continue Reading

America's Best Hotel shops--ok?

The shop pay isn't great but they reimburse costs. Just wondering what the report is like. Has anyone done one of these?... Continue Reading

Hilton Hotel restaurant COOPERS

I used to shop the one near me, but I have lost their email. Thanks, if you have it, I sure would appreciate a share. Blessings, nancy... Continue Reading

Hotel and Fine Dining Shop Companies

Hello - Can anyone let me know the mystery shop companies that post higher end dining, hotel, and cruise shops. I have found three of these companies and am sure there are more, but cannot find anything else in my area no matter how many times I check back on... Continue Reading

For Hotel Shoppers.....Fees being reversed not as lucrative?

I just picked up two hotel shops that feature the fees being reversed onto my credit card within two weeks of the shops being accepted. Ouch! Am I off base here? This means I won't get 1% cash back on my credit card AND I will have... Continue Reading

Hotel Shop Rewards Question

Hello all, I'm hoping to get a hotel shop assigned to me at one of my favorite IHG branded hotels. My question involves rewards points. This company reverses your credit card charges within 15 business days of your shop being accepted. Do I get any of my IHG... Continue Reading

$30 for hotel shop?

I know with all jobs, some are more, some are less. But I was just offered $30 for a hotel visit. I've been offered $25 in the past. That seems a little lacking to me considering how much they're asking me to set aside out of my personal finances, but... Continue Reading

Question for route shoppers RE hotels

Not including hotel shops (which I know some like and some don't), what types of hotels do you stay in and where do you book them? To explain myself further. I'm a bit of a hotel snob. I mean I don't have to stay in a 4* hotel, and... Continue Reading

Hotel Shop

Hello! I travel extensively in the midwest for hotel shops but now I have to go to the east coast for some business regularly. Do I just email the schedulers and ask if they have hotels available? I know I MS does but that requires "acceptance". The one... Continue Reading

What are the best hotel shopping companies?

I have yet to find a great hotel mystery shopping company, do you know of any?... Continue Reading

found cell phone in hotel

My 4 year old daughter found a cell phone on the floor under a bed. Should I report it on my report? The hotel will be able to identify me when the report comes in!... Continue Reading

Hotel Credit Cards

If the charges are reversed, are the extra points you get for having the credit card get reversed as well? Just wondering... I have loyalty rewards with all the hotel chains but am thinking about getting their credit cards. Thanks!... Continue Reading

Regal vs Coyle Hotel Shops

Hi, After reading another post, I have a question. Are the Regal hotel shops comparable to the Coyle ones in terms of reports, editing, and the MSC expectations? TIA!... Continue Reading

Partial hotel payment

I just completed my first hotel shop for Regal Hospitality. It was sent back for revisions. I sent those in and I received an e-mail today saying that there were still a few errors so to expect partial payment. Admittedly it was not my best work. I was just wondering... Continue Reading

Luxury Hotel Shop

Hi there! I hope everyone is doing well today. I was wondering if I may trouble the forum for some advice. I will be doing a shop for a luxury hotel next month which will include ordering room service. I am being asked to challenge the order taker... Continue Reading

hotel shoppers, please read

Certain Marriott's have had data hacked. I have posted the article which lists the city and state of each breach. http://www.jrn.com/tmj4/news/Hackers-target-major-hotel-chains-243311371.html... Continue Reading

Hotel Impossible and Bar Rescue

I think I was destined to mystery shop. I watched Hotel Impossible last year and then a friend got me into mystery shopping starting with Coyle (I know, not the company to necessarily start with). I love Hotel Impossible and those other shows that focus on customer service, drinks/food... Continue Reading

How are Bestmark hotels?

How do their hotel reports stack up against say A Closer Look, Buckalew or Coyle? Anyone has experience?... Continue Reading

Motel or Hotel shopping Companies

Hi everyone! I'd appreciate any information about motel or hotel shopping companies. Especially motel if theres any out there. I'd appreciate any info. Thanks!... Continue Reading

Half approved for my first hotel/timeshare shop!

Got a phone call from the scheduler today telling me that my application was chosen to complete this assignment. Of course I had to do a phone interview to make sure I completely understood the assignment. After getting approval from the MSC, they have to wait to get the... Continue Reading

Florida hotel shops....

Does anyone have any contacts for companies that do hotel shops in FL? I have signed w/ 50+ companies. I will be doing a mystery shop all the way down to Key West, FL and would love to do some mystery shops while down there. Any contacts... Continue Reading

Bar & Hotel Shop's

I have seen a bar shop available with a $75 fee for almost a week and no one has taken it. Is there something wrong or hard about them? I did read a reply from an experienced shopper about a bar shop and it didn't sound too bad, so... Continue Reading

Hotel Impossible: Undercover

Hotel Impossible will air a 6 part special undercover series where they used mystery shoppers from one of the msc's mentioned here from time to time to go back to hotels that were previously saved to see if they are continuing the action plan or if they went back to their old dirty ways. Airs in... Continue Reading

Hotel: Female Evaluators Only

Just saw a posting for female only evaluator for a hotel. This is a good thing for me! But I'm just curious why a hotel would only want a female perspective. I guess they don't care for what males think!! lol... Continue Reading

Who is doing hotel shops in Mn, Wi ,

Just checking for name of Hotel systems like Days Inn Super 8 Microtel --- [i] (MSC) [/i]group did them for years but they are bankrupt [i] Mod note: Even though an MSC may be out of business, it could still be a violation of your ICA and is against the... Continue Reading

Hotel Tipping

I am doing my first big hotel shop this weekend. I can tip cash on the following items: Doorman/Valet In: Doorman/Valet Out: Bellman In: Bellman Out: Housekeeping: Delivery Items: (I don't have to order room service, so I don't think I will have this one) Other: (not even sure what this would be?) I have only used valet... Continue Reading

A FIVE STAR LIFE - Italian movie about hotel evaluator

Just came back from a screening of this Italian movie, (Viaggio Sola or Traveling Solo) soon to be released in the US as A Five Star Life. Story line features a typical "mystery guest"--a single middle-aged female, unattached with no children, flying around Europe shopping 5 star hotels. ... Continue Reading

Hotel Shop - I believe I was made!

I'm currently in my last night of a hotel shop. From the beginning I had this prickly feeling that I was made from the moment - or maybe 30 minutes after - I drove up to the hotel. It was little things, like when I checked in, only a few... Continue Reading

Shopping a hotel and the A/C isn't working

So I'm one my last night of a route. I'm in a regional chain hotel for a shop and the bloody air conditioner isn't working. I can't call for maintenance because I'm entering reports...including part of the report for this hotel. Going to be a long, hot night. The A/C not... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops

How on earth do you get assigned for overnight stays hotel shops? I've been relentlessly applying to these shops, but I never get assigned, despite having great evaluations otherwise. I sent emails to inquire about how to get these shops to schedulers, they never bother to answer... why is it... Continue Reading

hotel concierge shop (not overnight)

I just did this shop where you have to ask for restaurant, bar, and live music recommendations from several employees & it was super awkward. The location was tiny, so I felt like every employee could hear my conversation with every other employee. I did my best and... Continue Reading

$75 for a hotel shop--good, bad, average?

I have a chance to do a hotel shop not far from here, but.... It seems like a helluva lot of work for $75, and it looks as if I have to be "solo." If I could bring my spouse, I'd be thrilled with a free stay and $75 pay. And... Continue Reading

marriott hotel shops

looking for companies that shop Marriot hotels.... Continue Reading

the $600 hotel shops--has anyone done one?

How is the report? A lot of narrative or yes and no questions with comments? If the governemnt shuts down, I'm going to need a break from my husband 24/7!... Continue Reading

hotell shops

Anyone know who shops LaQuinta? Also any other hotels that allow pets?... Continue Reading

Traveling with a Dog and Cat/Hotel Shops

Hello, again, I am about to relocate to Orlando permenantly. I'm going at the last minute-ish (leaving the 4th). I found a couple hotels that have shops around that time. When is reimbursement for shops? If the hotel allows pets, will the MSC be okay with me bringing them along?... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops N Calif.

Does anyone know of companies that do hotel shops in N. Calif? I am attending a wedding in Chico CA in October and would love to be able to get a hotel there.... Continue Reading

Latest hotel beef

My latest hotel beef is the one where you pay for WIFI...come on now, Starbucks has it free for a cup of Joe, for $300.00 a night, give us the damn WIFI.....I was reading reviews for the hotel on Yelp, and see other paying customers are mad as well.....anyone else... Continue Reading

Restaurant and Hotel Shops

Which companies do more fine restaurants and hotel shops? I have done a few and would like to do more.... Continue Reading

Los Angeles Hotel Breakfast 9-12

My partner left and I am completing a hotel shop in Los Angeles. If anyone nearby wants to meet for breakfast tomorrow morning PM me for details.... Continue Reading

Hotel app check in shop frustration...

I attempted to perform the hotel app check in shop and I ended up waiting for 30 minutes until my scheduled check in time in the parking lot as I was running early that day. Then after all was said and done could not check in with the app! I also... Continue Reading

Scrambling for a Hotel Shop in NM...

Since my casino shop was cancelled, another shopper recommended I pick up a hotel to replace it. I've checked Coyle, Regal and Buckalew. Anyone willing to share any other MSCs that do hotels?... Continue Reading

Hotel Impossible

Anybody up for these. I am waiting on the show to air on 9/02 to see if this is up my alley. I can recall being against video shopping but not I am a pro.... Continue Reading

BEWARE OF MERCANTILE SYSTEMS .offering shops at a $0 pay for a hotel shop.

These folks are a joke and want they are doing should be illegal. I sent them an e-mail stating that their business practices were simply disgusting and offensive. ZERO DOLLARS PAY for a Hotel Shop...but they pay $600 expenses? These people really want people to work for free although I... Continue Reading

They are offering a hotel shops...$600 expenses, shopper pay $0???? Really?

That means that I have to put up to $600, wait to get reimbursed, take the risk that my shop could be rejected and I would be in the hole for the expenses...and I don't make any money on top of that? Do some Mystery Shopping companies really think people... Continue Reading

Good Hotel Companies?

Hotels seem to be a bit hard to find. Anyone know of any good ones?... Continue Reading

Hotel Rewards Membership

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What to expect from hotel shops?

I've recently signed up for some MSC's with hotel shops but are uncertain about doing them. I've been mystery shopping for years and always get 9 + 10's on my reports. Only once had a restaurant shop refused because I went to the wrong restaurant (there were 2 restaurants with... Continue Reading

A-Closer-Look trouble getting paid on hotel shops?

Has any one else had trouble getting paid on hotel shops? I have done many for them before, without issue, payments received right on time. But now they have changed it so that the charges for the hotel are to be reversed on your credit card. So far, no... Continue Reading

Intellishop Hotel

Hi has anyone done any hotel shops for this company and if so how is the report. Thank you for any information.... Continue Reading

MSC that perform hotel shops

Hi one and all. Okay, I know that due to the ICA's we cannot reveal names of companies that do particular shops. That being said, the MSC do ask often for referrals. Soooooo, if anyone wants to refer to me to two or three different MSC's and one of them just... Continue Reading

Bring pets on hotel shop?

Hello! I've been ms'ing for about 7 months now part-time, and have yet to work up the courage for a hotel shop. DH and I have two tiny dogs, and we'd like to go on a mystery shopping road trip weekend with them in the fall. I've... Continue Reading

My first hotel shop!! You want a picture of what??

I was so excited to get my first hotel shop! A night away from kids and puppies with my honey?? Sold!! I read through guidelines at least 3 times to see if I was missing anything! Nope! All is well!! Until I reported, and got an... Continue Reading

hotel shop

Is there anyone who can give me ideas on company that does hotel shops around the sterling VA area? Thanks.... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops for one A Closer Look Client Just Got Much Less Desirable for Me.

"Hello [Client] Hotels Shoppers, Please note the following change for your Hotels Overnight Stay events. Beginning July 1, 2013, [Client] Hotel Overnight Stay shops will no longer be reimbursed by check from A Closer Look. Your charges will be reversed to your credit cards within 10 days of approval of your... Continue Reading

Hotel star ratings. Grumble, grumble.

Checked out of the worst Crowne Plaza (not a shop) I've ever stayed at today. Parts of my room were worse than what I encountered in extended stay hotels. Yuck. Two stars at the most if based solely on my room and the parts of the public... Continue Reading

Restaurant and Hotel Shops (Outback,Red lobster etc)

Good Day Shoppers, Im interested in getting into restaurant shops and hotel shops. i am interested in restaurants like outback steakhouse, red lobster, olive garden and etc. Also i am interested in hotel shops. If anyone can suggest some companies (except Coyle Hospitality) that do these type of shops..I appreciate it!!!!!!... Continue Reading

So Grateful for Hotel Shops

I'm on the west coast and we are in the middle of a terrible heat wave. Thanks to hotel shops I have this month and partially to rewards points earned from doing hotel shops previously, I will stay in three- to four-star hotels for 11 nights this month. ... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops?

I'm signed up with A Closer Look. Hoping for some hotel shops in the tampa fl area when i plan to visit this year. Any other MSC you guys can recommend?... Continue Reading

applying for first hotel shop.....

Wish me luck folks, I'm applying for my first hotel shop. It is not the Ritz Carlton or the Hyatt or the Westin - it's an extended stay kind of place in not the best part of town. But I have done some due dilligence by looking... Continue Reading

Do I see hotels in the future?

I just was approved as a shopper with A Closer Look, which I understand has hotel shops in the Phoenix area. I am really really really hoping to get one. I'm even happy to start with the lower end....the idea of getting away for a night and having it... Continue Reading

Has anyone seen (or been assigned) any of A Closer Look's higher-end hotel shops for June?

It does not appear that there are any this month. Thanks.... Continue Reading

Filthy Hotel Shop

I'm currently doing my second shop ever and, like the first one, it's a hotel shop. The first hotel was sparkling clean and brand new. BUT...this second hotel is so filthy I can hardly bear to stay in that room, even for one night. Don't worry...I saw no evidence of... Continue Reading

Upper Hotel Chains

I am debating applying for some "upper" chain hotel shops - Hilton, Doubletree, Sheraton, etc in some metro areas. I am a "jeans and Tshirt kinda girl. Am I gonna have to alter my wardrobe to fit in around these places?... Continue Reading

ACE and Hotel Vouchers?

ACE must be too short to search for in these forums ... Can anyone familiar with ACE tell me about "one of the significantly discounted 2 Night Hotel Stay vouchers"? I'm just curious what sort of incentive this is. Thanks!!... Continue Reading

Hotel pics

For the big C company. Instructions say all in room defects must be photographed if possible and labeled. Does that mean by file name, or do I need to write down on a piece of paper what it is, and include that in the picture itself?... Continue Reading

looking for Hotel shops in New England

I have done over 30 Hotel shops in the past three years but they seem to be drying up in the New England area and I don't see many Hotel/Motel shops posted with the companies who used to do them. Any leads would be great for NH, VT, NY,... Continue Reading

The Very Needy Hotel Guest

So last week I did my first nice hotel shop. Does anyone else feel really needy and lazy when doing these? I needed help with my bags, and a made-up problem in my room, and apparently I forgot to bring any toiletries, and apparently my perfectly capable husband was too... Continue Reading

WHAT? Hotel with age restrictions!

I just noticed a hotel shop with age restriction of 21-55. I wonder why? is 56 too old to stay in the hotel? Seriously flawed!!!... Continue Reading

Hotel shops (non-Coyle)

Does anyone know where to find hotel shops? About a year and a half ago I found a Sassie company that had a TON of hotel shops (they were all lower end hotels, not 4 or 5 star hotels), but I can't for the life of me remember who it... Continue Reading

Intellishop Hotel Comparison SHops

I was wondering if anyone has done the high end hotel comparison shops for this company?... Continue Reading

Hotel shops

How difficult are the hotel shops?... Continue Reading

Coyle Hotel shops

I have one coming up in May. Do any of you ever try to schedule other shops along with it? I'll be in a "new" city (about 60 miles away from where I am currently). It's a 2 night stay. Will I even have time for much else?... Continue Reading

Hotel Shop

I'm relaxing in a lovely hotel right now. It will be an odd visit, because the hotel is near a convention center, and there's nothing going on there. As a result, a good portion of the hotel is shut down. Hopefully more will be open in the... Continue Reading

Ace Hotel certificates

Last month and now again this month Ace is offering shoppers who complete a shop before a certain date this certificate: "receive a certificate for a significantly discounted 3 Night Hotel Stay! These certificates are being offered for a limited time to all shoppers who can help us complete our March... Continue Reading

What companies now do hotels/Motels

I used to go through freeman group but it appears that they no longer handle it... Continue Reading

IMSC Hotel Rate

Hi everyone, If you are going to the IMSC in Atlanta and have not booked a room, you may want to check Groupon to see if you can get a better rate through their promotion. I booked a room at the Melia (where the conference is) for $78 a night. The... Continue Reading

Hospitality (Hotels)- Calgary, AB

I'm traveling to Calgary, AB, in March and I'm wondering if anyone knows any companies that have available hotel shops there. I've signed up with over 100 companies and none have hospitality shops within that period in Calgary. I'm not looking for hotel names. Thanks... Continue Reading

Resorts & Hotels shops with children

I am working with “Spies in Disguise” and “Buckalew Hospitality” that allow shoppers to take children with them on hotels and resorts assignments. Can anybody name more MSC’s in this category? Thank you.... Continue Reading

IMSC Conference Hotel Rates

Does anyone know if there is a special rate, and if so, what it is, for us for the conference in Atlanta? I saw a great deal, but did not know if there was a rate that would be better going through the IMSC block rate.... Continue Reading

Canada - Hotels

I'm wondering if anyone has any previous experience with any companies who assign hotel shops within Canada. I know of the company who is associated with Choice Hotels, but I'm hoping there are some others someone knows of. I'm only interested in Canadian shops. I know you can't say the... Continue Reading

Hotel shop going to lose power

I'm doing a medium-high end hotel shop tonight. When I checked in, I was told that the hotel would be without power starting at 7AM Monday morning because the local power company has to replace a transformer. I'm doing the shop and will report exactly what happened. For the more... Continue Reading

? About hotel shops.....

I recently joined this forum and have been doing some reading here. Hotel shops sound very interesting to me - the idea of getting away for even just one night and getting reimbursed for it and then getting rewards points in hotel programs definitely works for me. I... Continue Reading

what companies do hotel shops please?

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Hotel mystery shops

Hello everyone! I am a newbie, so I apologize if this is one of those questions that I shouldn't be asking. I thank you for your patience in advance! I have signed up with nearly 20 MSC's, and I have only seen one hotel shop, but I have read about a... Continue Reading

Multiple Hotel Shops

I have 2- two night hotel shops scheduled for Coyle. I have 2 days in between the two. I have done single two day hotel shops for them previously. Any suggestions/hints for getting these done as easily as possible.... Continue Reading

Marriott and Best Western Hotels Should I Keep on Googling

I did a Google search to see what companies shop these two hotels, and the only company I came up with is one of the slow paying companies mentioned quite frequently on this forum. Should I keep on Googling or is this slow paying company all there is? ... Continue Reading

My first hotel shop!

So I have been sweating through shops for four years now and finally have my first overnight hotel! I am planning a silent retreat all by myself. Any tips to make an awesome report? Besides carefully following instructions, of course. I have to say, I am... Continue Reading

HOTEL SHOP COMPANIES

Hi Everyone, Can anyone advise on some other companies that offer good hotel shops besides Coyle? I'm just looking to work with more companies that have multiple shops in that industry. Thanks so much!... Continue Reading

Coyle hotel shops...worth it?

If you needed to travel somewhere, would you rather (a) get a Coyle hotel shop for reimbursement plus $50 fee plus $75 travel, or (b) get a cheap hotel and pay out of pocket? I can't decide. I know Coyle is SO much work, but the free hotel + fee +... Continue Reading

What companies do Hotel shops?

I have shopped hotels previously with a company that doesn't pay. It took me 6 months to get paid and that is because I emailed them often that I believe I did finally get paid. I am also with Coyle but those are the rare fancy shops. What companies do normal... Continue Reading

Hotel Mystery Shoppers CNN

Hi. I thought this was an interesting article. http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/23/travel/confessions-hotel-mystery-shopper/index.html?hpt=hp_bn10 Some of our most talked about companies are mentioned.... Continue Reading

Hotel Shop Help

Hi all: Need some advice. I am doing a hotel shop. I am supposed to request to speak with specific manager on duty that is listed on the sign. However, the front desk is saying he won't be back untill tomorrow night. Arrh.. Do you think speaking with the supervisor... Continue Reading

'old country store' restaurant and hotel / motel shops

I'm looking for these two types of shops - anyone know of any companies who perform them in the southeastern part of the US? I know there is one company who I had just signed up for and they've been blasted as going belly up ... any others anyone?... Continue Reading

Hotel shops?

Which MSCs offer hotel shops? I'm aware of B. Business Solutions, Closer Look, Customer 1st, Freeman Group, Coyle Hospitality, MCG, Data Quest and TNS... but are there others that offer hotel shops?... Continue Reading

hotel shop question

I wouldn't describe myself as 'new' since I've done shops for a few years but I have just recently discovered this site and other m.s. resources out there. My question is about hotel mystery shops. I signed up with Coyle Hospitality and have yet to been assigned anything despite... Continue Reading

Looking for a Hotel Shop in GA and SC

I am looking for a hotel shop in Savannah GA or Charleston SC. I will be in that area in mid July. Please PM if you have anything available.... Continue Reading

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Just saw this at a matinee, which was PACKED with baby boomers and others. A large theatre. Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Dev Patel from Slum Dog. This is a delightful, charming and thoughful movie, with beautiful shots of Jaipur, India. Not one car crash, gun shot... Continue Reading

Two and Three Star Hotels?

Does any of the MSC have the more budget hotels besides Freeman? I can't wait months to get reimbursed for high end hotels. I know some do reversals which would be nice but not many high end hotels in my area. There is a city about two... Continue Reading

Route Shoppers: How to Get a $250 Hotel Room for $50-75

I posted this on another thread, but thought I'd help out and share what I've learned about getting a really nice hotel (think: Westin, Lowe's, Ritz-Carlton) for about 25% of their 'rack rate." 1. Go to betterbidding.com - (I have NO financial or any other interests in this site, I swear)... Continue Reading

Toronto Hotel Shops

I am going to be in Toronto for the long weekend and would love to find a hotel shop to do. If you can suggest a company, I'd be grateful. I hope this doesn't break the rules because I am not asking about any particular hotel. SQM... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops with children?

Does anyone know if any MSC allows kids to stay with you while doing hotel shops? The ones I performed did not accept having kids part of this. If there are any MSC that accept that, please help out with some names. Thanks.... Continue Reading

Coyle Hotel Shops

I have my first hotel shopped scheduled with Coyle and I was wondering if anyone does hotel shops with them and also other companies such as Dataquest and Regal how the reports compare, as I have done many hotel shops for them.... Continue Reading

hotel jobs

I love doing hotel jobs but the company i was doing them for ran out of hotels in my area.... Continue Reading

best company for hotel shops?

Hi! I'm fairly new to MSing, but I’m definitely not new to customer service expectations (having slightly higher than average expectations for service levels and having a management background in different service industries). I have been MSing for about 4 months, doing mainly restaurants and car service shops, with a... Continue Reading

bar/hotel

Just wondering if anyone has done the hotel bar shops for RHG?? How were they? I just signed up for my first one.... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops-PITA or Great?

I'm tempted to sign up for one. What can you tell me about the ones that are being offered right now (if you know who/what I mean). Are they a PITA or great?... Continue Reading

WANTED - Hotel Shops

Am I allowed to ask for the names of MS companies that offer hotel shops? If so, I'm asking ;)... Continue Reading

Looking for Hotel Mystery Shops in Honolulu, HI

I am looking for hotel stay mystery shops here on the island of Oahu, HI. Does anybody know of any mystery shop companies? I used to do them on the mainland when I lived in Virginia.... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops

Can anyone name some MSC's that have Hotel shops available? Thank you.... Continue Reading

Secure Laptop on hotel shops

How do you secure your laptop when performing a hotel evaluation? I mean from theft?... Continue Reading

hotel shops in Westchester county, NY......

I am looking to do a hotel shop for a place in Westchester county, NY. My family is there and it would be fun to stay in a hotel and see the family!!! Does anyone know of any companies that have hotel shops there? TIA.... Continue Reading

$39.50 HOTEL PARKING SHOP

That gets my attention! Too bad it's false advertising. The fine print (once you go from the email to the actual shop posting) reads: "The shop pays $12.50 fee, $2 tip, and up to $25 parking fee."... Continue Reading

BestMark Casino/Hotel Shops

Has anyone done the BestMark Casino shops? I am curious about the "8 interactions", such as what they involve, how much interaction is needed, the detail of the report etc? Will I enjoy my overnight stay there, or will I be overwhelmed with work? I do my fair share of... Continue Reading

Hotel Shop

I am doing my first Hotel shop and am to ask a question to gage the agents knowledge of the area or the hotel. What would be a good hotel question to ask?? The guidelines require me to ask but don't give an example.... Continue Reading

How tough is a Buckalew hotel shop?

I have a project coming up and I'm wondering if I could reasonably defray some hotel costs by picking up a shop. How many hours would I plan for reporting?... Continue Reading

Hotel Shop - HELP!

Ugh - I think I screwed up. I completed a hotel shop in September for a company I always shop. The scheduler sent out an email in Oct with the list for November. I responded that I didn't know the requirement for time between shops, but if... Continue Reading

Hotel Restauraunt Shop

My wife and I did a lunch shop last Sunday at a famous Hotel's restaurant. The service was really bad due to lack of staff. The two working people were burdened with tending bar, hostessing, serving, and taking care of take our orders. The lunch shop took... Continue Reading

2-night Hotel Shops

MarketStat has posted several shops that require a couple days' stay, room service, and such. Allegedly, at the end of the visit, you see management and get the charges reversed. I am reading that MarketStat is having trouble with pay, so if I saw the fee it would be a... Continue Reading

Hotels and fees

There is a hotel out there that can't be filled, as it is in an out of the way town, on the way to San Francisco where I fly nowadays. I wrote and asked for gas reimbursement and a meal, stating I would then do it next week. I can't... Continue Reading

FEEDBACK PLEASE: Intell-Shop hotel shops???

Saw a juicey Intell-Shop hotel shop posting for a Times Square, NYC location and wondered how hard or easy the report might be. Pics were required. I have never done a hotel shop...but get the sense that more time is required than you might assume... Many Thanks... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops

Without naming specific hotel chains, what are some mystery shopping companies that cover hotel shops. Thanks. Paul... Continue Reading

Upscale Hotel/Restaurant Narratives

Does anyone know where I can access some examples of narratives for fine dining and the more upscale hotels. I have 2 scheduled for next week and it is my first time doing an all narrative review. Thanks!... Continue Reading

Hotel shops

I'm new to the Mystery Shopping area, I'm looking for hotel shops and was curios if anyone would be kind enough to share with me the companies that specialize in this or companies that offer such shops. Thanks in advance for all your help.... Continue Reading

companies that do hotels

I am looking for companies that do hotels. I know freeman group. thanks... Continue Reading

What MSCs do hotel shops?

I know we aren't allowed to link a specific brand/client to a specific MSC, but am I allowed to ask which companies shop hotels in general? If so, anyone want to share? I've yet to find a company that does in my area, and hotel shops are something... Continue Reading

How often are hotels (Super 8) shopped?

Just wondering because I plan to visit back home next weekend so I'm going to take a local hotel to shop and from what I can see it is the only hotel shopped up there (there's also a Holiday Inn and Hampton Inn if anyone wishes to let me in... Continue Reading

Who does basic hotel chains?

I am already signed up with Coyle for the spendier hotels, but who has some of the middle-of-the-road chain places? I need to go see my parents who are a care facility in another state, and a couple of nights here and there would sure help make that visit more... Continue Reading

Any companys shop mid range hotels like Marriot, Hampton Inn?

I am not asking for names, as I know that that is not allowed. However, while I know the high-end hotel shops are difficult to get, is there a mystery shop company that shops mid range hotels like Marriott, Hampton inn, etc.. Thanks... Continue Reading

High End Shops: Ruth's Chris, PF Changs, Ritz Hotels

I'm having trouble finding more high-end MSCs. Can anyone offer suggestions or send me a PM? Thanks!... Continue Reading

Hotels

Doing my first Hotel in a long time, getting back into it, so, hopefully, things haven't changed too much....a well needed rest, good ole Msing, comes through when it's needed.... Continue Reading

Hotel Chain Question

Is the hotel chain that reminds you of Christmas, Thanksgiving, etc shopped? :)... Continue Reading

What companies offer hotel shops?

I love hotel shops. I only get them from one company that I work for and I don't seem to be catching the scheduler's attention lately. I know about Freeman, but would like to do some high-end ones as well as have more choices. Anyone have any good ones?... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops & Bed Bugs

I was just curious if anyone has noticed the increase of bed bug stories nationwide? I am wondering if it will affect us as Mystery Shoppers. I know I always read reviews before I sign up for a hotel shop, and will not consider any hotel that has ever... Continue Reading

What msc's do hotel shops?

As we travel a fair amount, I was hoping that someone might help me to find which companies do hotel shops. Please post or send a PM if you have specific recommends or stay the heck away froms. Thanks... Continue Reading

Hotels/Resorts

I am registered with Coyle and A Closer Look. I reviewed the boards and the master list of companies, but am still looking for good ones. Does anyone have some reliable recommendations?... Continue Reading

Hotel mystery shops

I am still having trouble finding companies that have some hotel/motel mystery shops. We travel a lot and I'm trying to get hooked up with companies that have these. Any advice?? I'm trying jobslinger but haven't found anything.... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops

I am trying to find more shops for hotels, does have the names of some of the companies that shop hotels in the DFW area. I have signed up with a couple, but have never received a reply back. It seems to be difficult to get signed up... Continue Reading

Hotel Check-In Shops

Has anyone ever done one of these? It involves making a reservation at a local hotel, checking in, and once you've gone up to the room turning around, identifying yourself, and checking out/canceling the reservation. My question is when you check in, and have to present ID, don't they identify... Continue Reading

Hotel Shops in Michigan

I'm looking for companies that offer hotel shops in Michigan. So far I have shopped for A Closer Look and The Freeman Group. Others? Thanks!... Continue Reading

restaurant and hotel

Does anyone know which companies do restaurants or hotels? I mean real restaurants... I am tired of fast food. Any one ever shopped a cruise? thanks,... Continue Reading

hotel shops

Hi, I am silver certified and have been shopping for 8 years. I was curious if anyone knew of the companies that do hotel shops? Also, has anyone gotten gold certified with the DVD and do they feel it is worth it?... Continue Reading

I'm looking for Hotel assignments in AZ...any suggestions?

thx... Continue Reading

Hotel mystery shops

I am interested in shopping or auditing hotel. does anyone have any information about this. Thanks. I am new here but not to mystery shopping you guys are great!... Continue Reading

I'm looking for a "serious" HOTEL Mystery Shopping company, and suggestion?

Would like some help here.... Continue Reading

Discussions of Hotel Mystery Shopping

...and the famous sushi place that has multiple locations offering $350. You can go above that if you take the hotel assignment for that restaurant brand, but that's about the hardest report that Coyle offers so I don't recommend it for the meek. (Source). July 17, 2019

This is for a restaurant located inside of a hotel. (Source). July 17, 2019

00 in a reversible hotel portfolio, you can bet I note ALL of the timings. (Source). July 16, 2019

...and the famous sushi place that has multiple locations offering $350. You can go above that if you take the hotel assignment for that restaurant brand, but that's about the hardest report that Coyle offers so I don't recommend it for the meek. (Source). July 16, 2019

The "find nearby places" function is, of course, way out of date for eateries and some other items. But not bad at all for things like hotels, rail stations, airports, etc, that seldom move. (Source). July 15, 2019

No longer will I be asked to take the less desirable restaurant shops for the hotels? (Source). July 14, 2019

So to all the other Seattle shoppers - have at it. And it is a really good restaurant... Now the hotels on the other hand, Coyle does have some great experiences there that are worth the effort and the work. (Source). July 14, 2019

Today, two hotel valet video shops. (Source). July 14, 2019

It's a restaurant down the street that is part of a hotel. (Source). July 14, 2019

On top of salary, they'd have to pay for this DM to fly, drive, live in hotels, eat meals, etc. (Source). July 14, 2019