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Listings for hotels on Google Maps don't look like other places anymore. The entire layout is changed, from top to bottom.
The focus is on what you expect from a hotel - reservations, reviews, how good its is location - and not on what you'd need from regular Maps places.
Gone are the image indicators are the top, though the carousel is still there and you can still swipe through photos and tap to view more. Also gone is the search icon and the overflow menu.
The price per night now shows up in a nice blue box on top of the image carousel, and the main action icons have changed. Not only do they have a new design, but they are also different.
Get the full story at Android Police
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