Google Gives its Desktop Hotel Search Interface an Overhaul

The Google desktop hotel search interface now sports a new look, with more visuals and clearer pricing details to make it easier to find accommodations…

Google never stops changing up its various services. From minor tweaks to complete overhauls, the search giant routinely rolls out new iterations and redesigns. Now, it’s brought a big change to its hotel search experience.

Google Desktop Hotel Search Redesign goes Live

The new Google desktop hotel search brings a places cards on a nine-block grid, with a map adjacent to it. Blue and white price bubbles clearly stand out in the right bottom card corners, with ratings situated just under the main photos. Short descriptions follow, clicking on launches a new page, complete with buttons to book a room, visit the hotel’s website, get directions, booking options, and more:

Google desktop hotel search details page

For comparison, here’s what the old Google desktop hotel search looked like before:

old google desktop hotel search UI
Credit: Google / Search Engine Land

The new Google desktop hotel search likewise places the desired destination, dates, number of guests and prince range slider right at the top of the page. Additionally, sorting options appear right below, including guest rating, amenities, and more filtering options. Searchers can sort the card grid by best match, lowest price, and highest rating.

Overall, the functionality isn’t much different. But, the interface certainly looks more organized and clean.

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