Get Hotel Descriptive Info

The Get Hotel Descriptive Info API returns requested descriptive content for a series of Sabre hotel IDs.

In detail: the API allows a series of optional descriptive content parameters which define which content should be returned for the requested hotels in the response. Optional parameters include: Property and Location Information, Amenities, Airports, Accepted Credit Cards and Descriptions. The Descriptions parameters include a series of sub-options which can be used including Facilities, Dining Information, Property Alerts, Recreation, Services, Directions and Transportation Information. If an individual hotel does not have a specific any specific descriptive content available, the specific field will be not be returned.

API Information

Target Audience
Sabre Travel Network
Current Version
v1
Authentication
Sessionless Token
Method/Endpoint
POST /v1.0.0/shop/hotels/description?mode=description HTTP/1.1

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Example: request and response

Sample request

The following example demonstrates a request for all available descriptive content for one hotel code.

POST https://api.sabre.com/v1.0.0/shop/hotels/description?mode=description  HTTP/1.1

Sample request

{
    "GetHotelDescriptiveInfoRQ": {
        "HotelRefs": {
            "HotelRef": [{
                "HotelCode": "11111"
            }]
        },
        "DescriptiveInfoRef": {
            "PropertyInfo": true,
            "LocationInfo": true,
            "Amenities": true,
            "Descriptions": {
                "Description": [{
                    "Type": "Dining"
                }]
            },
            "Airports": true,
            "AcceptedCreditCards": true
        }
    }
}

Sample response

{
    "GetHotelDescriptiveInfoRS": {
        "ApplicationResults": {
            "Success": [
                {
                    "timeStamp": "2016-10-03T04:02:40.997-05:00"
                }
            ]
        }, 
        "HotelDescriptiveInfos": {
            "HotelDescriptiveInfo": [
                {
                    "HotelInfo": {
                        "HotelCode": "11111", 
                        "HotelName": "Camino Real Saltillo", 
                        "ChainCode": "CM", 
                        "ChainName": "Hotel Camino Real", 
                        "MarketerCode": "PEGASUS", 
                        "MarketerName": "Pegasus Solutions", 
                        "Status": "Active", 
                        "Latitude": "25.433080", 
                        "Longitude": "-100.938540", 
                        "CountryCode": "MX"
                    }, 
                    "PropertyInfo": {
                        "Floors": "2", 
                        "Rooms": "164", 
                        "PropertyTypeInfo": {
                            "PropertyType": [
                                {
                                    "content": ""
                                }
                            ]
                        }, 
                        "PropertyFeatures": {}, 
                        "Policies": {
                            "Policy": [
                                {
                                    "Text": {
                                        "Type": "CheckOut", 
                                        "content": "1400"
                                    }
                                }, 
                                {
                                    "Text": {
                                        "Type": "CheckIn", 
                                        "content": "1500"
                                    }
                                }
                            ]
                        }, 
                        "PropertyQualityInfo": {
                            "PropertyQuality": [
                                {
                                    "content": "First class"
                                }, 
                                {
                                    "content": "Luxury"
                                }
                            ]
                        }, 
                        "PropertyTaxes": {
                            "PropertyTax": [
                                {
                                    "Info": "TAX2", 
                                    "content": "INCLSVC"
                                }, 
                                {
                                    "Info": "TAX1", 
                                    "content": "18.0PCTRM"
                                }
                            ]
                        }, 
                        "RoomTraits": {}, 
                        "RequestableAmenities": {}
                    }, 
                    "LocationInfo": {
                        "Latitude": 25.43308, 
                        "Longitude": -100.93854, 
                        "Address": {
                            "AddressLine1": "BOULEVARD LOS FUNDADORES 2000", 
                            "CityName": "Saltillo", 
                            "StateProv": {
                                "StateCode": "COA", 
                                "content": ""
                            }, 
                            "PostalCode": "25015", 
                            "CountryName": {
                                "Code": "MX", 
                                "content": ""
                            }
                        }, 
                        "Contact": {
                            "Phone": "52 844 438 0000", 
                            "Fax": "844 438 0009"
                        }
                    }, 
                    "Amenities": {
                        "Amenity": [
                            {
                                "Code": "41", 
                                "Description": "Airport Shuttle", 
                                "AdditionalCharge": true
                            }, 
                            {
                                "Code": "15", 
                                "Description": "Car Rental", 
                                "AdditionalCharge": true
                            }, 
                            {
                                "Code": "76", 
                                "Description": "Restaurant", 
                                "AdditionalCharge": true
                            }, 
                            {
                                "Code": "96", 
                                "Description": "Dry Cleaning", 
                                "AdditionalCharge": true
                            }, 
                            {
                                "Code": "68", 
                                "Description": "Parking", 
                                "AdditionalCharge": false
                            }, 
                            {
                                "Code": "71", 
                                "Description": "Pool", 
                                "AdditionalCharge": true
                            }, 
                            {
                                "Code": "44", 
                                "Description": "Recreation facilities", 
                                "AdditionalCharge": true
                            }, 
                            {
                                "Code": "77", 
                                "Description": "Room Service", 
                                "AdditionalCharge": true
                            }
                        ]
                    }, 
                    "Descriptions": {
                        "Description": [
                            {
                                "Text": {
                                    "Type": "Dining", 
                                    "content": "   LA HUERTA RESTAURANT\n   FAMOUS FOR ITS SUNDAY BREAKFAST AND SUNDAYS BUFFET LUNCH.\n\n   BUENAVISTA RESTAURANT\n   FAMOUS FOR THE CANDLELIGHT DINNERS AND LIVE PIANO MUSIC.\n\n   BUENAVISTA - 0 KILOMETERS NORTH\n   OPEN SUNDAY - SATURDAY 1200 - 2400 FOR LUNCH AND DINNER\n   SERVING INTERNATIONAL CUISINE.\n\n   LA HUERTA - 0 KILOMETERS NORTH\n   OPEN SUNDAY - SATURDAY 0600 - 1200 FOR BREAKFAST, LUNCH,\n   AND DINNER SERVING FAST FOOD.\n\n   LOBBY BAR - 0 KILOMETERS NORTH\n   OPEN SUNDAY - SATURDAY 1500 - 2400 FOR DINNER."
                                }
                            }
                        ]
                    }, 
                    "Airports": {
                        "Airport": [
                            {
                                "AirportOrCityCode": "MTY", 
                                "DirectionId": "W", 
                                "DistanceFromHotel": 67, 
                                "UOM": "MI", 
                                "AirportOrCityDescription": "Monterrey", 
                                "AirportOrCityCountryCode": "MX", 
                                "Primary": true
                            }, 
                            {
                                "AirportOrCityCode": "SLW", 
                                "DirectionId": "E", 
                                "DistanceFromHotel": 9, 
                                "UOM": "MI", 
                                "AirportOrCityDescription": "Saltillo", 
                                "AirportOrCityCountryCode": "MX", 
                                "Primary": false
                            }
                        ]
                    }, 
                    "AcceptedCreditCards": {
                        "CreditCard": [
                            {
                                "Code": "AX", 
                                "content": "AMERICAN EXPRESS"
                            }, 
                            {
                                "Code": "CA", 
                                "content": "MASTERCARD"
                            }, 
                            {
                                "Code": "DC", 
                                "content": "DINERS CLUB CARD"
                            }, 
                            {
                                "Code": "VI", 
                                "content": "VISA"
                            }
                        ]
                    }
                }
            ]
        }
    }, 
    "Links": [
        {
            "rel": "self", 
            "href": "https://api.sabre.com/v1.0.0/shop/hotels/description?mode=description"
        }, 
        {
            "rel": "linkTemplate", 
            "href": "http://api.sabre.com/<version&rt;/shop/hotels/description?mode=<mode>"
        }
    ]
}

Errors

A general HTTP status code is always returned. See the status codes and errors page for other common status codes and errors.

400 BAD REQUEST

The request was not valid.
The service does not support the data used in the request. For example, origin or destination in the request is not a valid IATA airport code.

If you receive this error:

{
          status: "NotProcessed"
          type: "Validation"
          errorCode: "ERR.2SG.CLIENT.INVALID_REQUEST"
          timeStamp: "2016-05-20T11:43:34.599-05:00"
          message: "Request is invalid: Request payload is missing or it is not supported by the requested service"
        }
      

Ensure you:

  • have specified a content type header with a value of 'application/json'
  • are sending a JSON document in the HTTP POST's request body

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