And the worst hotel Wi-Fi goes to Homewood Suites

If you've travelled since the dawn of the wireless Internet age, you've probably noticed the quality of (free and paid) Wi-Fi service varies from hotel to hotel.

In a successful bid to get media outlets to write about it, Hotelwifitest.com has ranked the hotel chains and cities that have been tested the most by the percentage of hotels with bad Wi-Fi.

Top 20 most tested hotel chains

(Ranked by percentage of hotels with poor Wi-Fi)

1. Radisson Blu (17)

2. Hyatt Hotels & Resorts (34)

3. Quality Inn (35)

4. Best Western (35)

5. Sheraton Hotels & Resorts (36)

6. Marriott Hotels & Resorts (40)

7. Mercure Hotels (42)

8. Crowne Plaza (45)

9. Westin Hotels & Resorts (45)

10. Hilton Hotels & Resorts (46)

11. Courtyard by Marriott (50)

12. Comfort Inn (51)

13. Doubletree (54)

14. Residence Inn (55)

15. Holiday Inn Express (56)

16. Holiday Inn (62)

17. Novotel (67)

18. Hampton Inn (83)

19. Hilton Garden Inn (83)

20. Homewood Suites (90)

Top 20 most tested cities

(Ranked by percentage of hotels with poor Wi-Fi)

1. Stockholm, Sweden (4)

2. Hong Kong, Hong Kong (8)

3. Amsterdam, Netherlands (17)

4. Tokyo, Japan (19)

5. Rome, Italy (27)

6. Dubai, United Arab Emirates (29)

7. London, United Kingdom (30)

8. Berlin, Germany (31)

9. San Diego, United States (33)

10. Barcelona, Spain (35)

11. Washington, United States (37)

12. Singapore, Singapore (38)

13. Chicago, United States (38)

14. Vienna, United States (40)

15. Bangkok, Thailand (41)

16. New York, United States (41)

17. Orlando, United States (44)

18. San Francisco, United States (48)

19. Paris, France (53)

20. Las Vegas, United States (57)

What about Vancouver?

You'll notice our fair city on unceded Coast Salish territory doesn't make the second list. So how do our hotels stack up?

According to the site, the best paid Wi-Fi goes to Hyatt Regency Vancouver, which boasts an expected speed of 23.9 Mbps.

The best free Wi-Fi is found at Windsor Guest House (20.6 Mbps).

The lowest tested expected speed was attributed to the Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre (4.2 Mbps), which by the way accepts Bitcoin.

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