The Hotel Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort
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    Above, The Hotel Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort leaves much to the imagination, excluding its beach from its website's marketing. Oyster.com's hotel expert, Jennifer Garfinkel, told travelers, "When you're looking at photos, be suspicious about what they're not showing you."
    The Hotel Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort
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    A view of the same hotel's beach, showing its portion of the beach, the water and the hotel's wall. The hotel admitted later that its "Grand Beach" was less than grand because it had been swept away by hurricanes 10 years ago.
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    Above, Las Conchas Chinas boasts spectacular views from its hotel lobby.
    Las Conchas Chinas
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    Here is the same shot at Las Conchas Chinas, in person. Oyster.com's hotel expert, Jennifer Garfinkel, noted, "If you see those bright blues and greens and pinks, and everything's popping, you just need to … realize that it's not going to be quite that bright when you arrive."
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    On the hotel's website, a viewer can see the appeal of Hotel Portonovo's pool with an equally appealing landscape.
    Hotel Portonovo
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    In person, the same pool is may seem a bit smaller. Oyster.com's hotel expert, Jennifer Garfinkel, warned travelers to "watch the crop." Here, she said, Hotel Portonovo "showed you a little piece of [the pool]. It was cropped so you really don't know if it's big or small."
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    On Las Palmas by the Sea's website, future travelers are greeted by a beautiful woman at the peaceful resort.
    Las Palmas by the Sea
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    In reality, Las Palmas by the Sea is sometimes a bit more crowded, and can have many children along with bikini-clad women at the pool. The hotel told ABC News it did use "paid models" and that the hotel attracted many different guests - families, couples and senior citizens.
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