Hotels aren't always completely honest when it comes to the photos they post on their websites.
Professional reviewers from hotel review website Oyster visited vacation properties from Barbados to Boston, and the photos they took didn't quite match up with the online fantasy.
This latest collection of "photo fakeouts" serves as a cautionary tale for anyone planning a vacation and relying solely on hotel websites. Some of these photo "upgrades" are so egregious, you'll think you are looking at pictures of two completely different properties.
FANTASY: Sugar Cane Club, Barbados
Sugar Cane Club
REALITY: Not much space, and no champagne
FANTASY: Country Club Lima Hotel, Peru
REALITY: That pool looked a lot more luxurious online
FANTASY: L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington DC
REALITY: The view's not the same ... and neither are the linens
FANTASY: Mandarin Oriental, Miami
REALITY: A kiddie pool
FANTASY: Hudson Hotel, New York
REALITY: An impossibly small living space
FANTASY: Hotel La Mariposa, Costa Rica
REALITY: What happened to the view?
FANTASY: Blue Moon Hotel, Miami
REALITY: Actually, this just makes us feel blue
FANTASY: Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami
REALITY: A noticeable lack of color and plant life
FANTASY: The Grand Palladium Bavaro, Dominican Republic
REALITY: This buffet looked more delicious in 1988
FANTASY: The JW Marriott Ihilani Resort
REALITY: Someone forgot to mention the cranes
Photos courtesy of Oyster.com
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