You are headed to a new vacation location and don’t want to book a week in a roach-infested room in a high-crime area. For that matter, you’d like to sleep in a comfortable bed on the drive to and from your destination as well. Many of us head to TripAdvisor to look up what other travelers have to say about specific hotels. But where do you turn when the reviews are inconsistent and the overall rating is three stars out of five? Get the skinny on five alternative options with a story published on our sister site, Living on the Cheap.