HOTEL: ‘Alofty’ price, not a reality for Central Texas area
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - In times like these folks are vulnerable and scammers look to take advantage.
So it’s no surprise Facebook users raised the red flag when they saw a Waco hotel trying to book rooms for almost $1,500.
The hotel in question was the Aloft Waco Baylor on 900 S 11th St. in Waco.
The listing that was shared with KWTX on Facebook had a single room priced at $1,470 as of Monday afternoon.
KWTX called the Aloft Tuesday morning.
A representative said, although the picture was real the price was not.
Aloft, owned by the Marriott Corporation, says the lofty price is a mistake made by websites like Expedia and Priceline when a hotel is overbooked.
The hotel says it can’t even book rooms for that much.
Aloft also says it is booked solid for the next few days.
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