New iPhone App Uses GPS to Find Nearby Hotel Rooms

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Quickly locate an available hotel room using the Near Me Now feature of the new iPhone app. iPhone app for hotels - iPhone app for hotel search and reservations

Combining iPhone GPS info with our extensive hotel database provides a powerful location based search tool for travelers on the go.

The latest innovation in hotel room search and reservations from is now available free to Apple iPhone users. The new iPhone app makes it simple for travelers to find and book a nearby hotel room based on the users location.

Using the iPhone app is easy. Just launch the app, click the Near Me Now button and permit the use of location information from the iPhone. Then in a few moments a list of hotels with availability within one mile is provided from among over 75,000 hotels worldwide. If nothing is available within a mile simply expand the search radius to include more options. Then similar to the website, users can sort the hotels by name, price or proximity, view maps, hotel images, amenities and room descriptions to make an informed decision. After selecting a room, the user can reserve it using a credit card.

“GPS is the key to this functionality,” says Michael Ferreira, co-founder and CTO. “Combining iPhone GPS info with our extensive hotel database provides a powerful location-based search tool for travelers on the go.”

Since it's inception, has been a leader in hotel search for mobile users and this new functionality continues that trend. "Our vision has always been to provide practical and easy to use services for travelers," explained Paul Gungner, co-founder and CEO. "The positive feedback about our new iPhone app from our customers indicates we are on the right track."

The free iPhone app is available now in the travel section of the iPhone app store.

About, provided by Off Deck LLC, is the hotel availability search and reservations service that is easy to use across a wide spectrum of mobile devices. With access to over 75,000 hotels worldwide, is dedicated to providing a full featured, user friendly and secure experience to mobile users. It is the convenient way to find a place to stay from the palm of the hand, give a try today.

Apple and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. is a trademark of Off Deck LLC.


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