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Comment #5408646 by Dotrice Altrium Hollohatch

Dotrice Altrium Hollohatch Aug 28th 2016, 9:39 PM #

Must disagree. Sites that give customers’ views on restaurants, hotels, pubs etc. – are a great indication of standards, locations and service. Mostly unbiased – just ignore the top and bottom 10% of comments.

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    Aug 28th 2016, 10:01 PM

    It’s not only Tripadvisor that reviews are available on – regarding businesses. In the UK, US, EU – customer reviews are available on plumbers, electricians, builders, roofers and almost everything. Comparison sites are great too, for insurance, holidays, car hire and flights.

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    Aug 29th 2016, 7:21 AM

    But surely restaurants paying for “reviews” and plaques means a more objective analysis of their service…..oh wait…

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    Aug 29th 2016, 8:01 AM

    I think what he meant to say was ‘sites like tripadvisor are the worst thing that ever happened to ME’

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    Aug 29th 2016, 9:20 AM

    Have to agree, when I look for somewhere to eat I just want the food to be good, so I do care what people think of the food, as do most people who use tripadvisor. It’s also very important to be able to access that information quickly and on the go, and most importantly, information about restaurants in any country you happen to be in at the time.

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