Lodging eats up a lot of the travel budget when you’re planning a trip. So, like most people you try and choose wisely to get a cheap hotel, an amazing hotel or hopefully both. But where do you turn to for advice? There are the old-fashioned, solidly-researched travel guidebooks, in addition to a plethora of online material that’s enough to spin your head. It’s tough to sift through all that information. And is it really reliable? Many people these days turn to the relative ease of reading short travel reviews readily available through sites, such as Yelp and TripAdvisor. Others scroll through the reviews posted on booking sites, such as Expedia, Priceline, Travelocity, Orbitz, Trivago, and HomeAway to mention just a few.
In case you are wondering where our name came from, Somnus is the Roman God of Sleep. It is a Latin word and it means to sleep or to dream. In Roman mythology, Somnus was typically seen as a young man with wings on his head. He was kind and gentle and would fly around with a horn pouring sleep and pleasant dreams on those who needed it.
Let’s be clear, we are not experts in Latin or in Roman mythology. We just wanted a unique name that represented the aims of our website. Our goal at iSomnus is to help you find a good nights sleep and we wanted you to be able to figure out exactly what you were getting when you booked your home away from home.