Does anyone have firsthand experience with priceline.com and naming your own price? If I understand this correctly, you name your price and then get a hotel THEY choose?
If you've had experience, how close to your specs are they when choosing? i.e. - if I choose Downtown CHS (which their detail map shows approx. between Rutledge and the Port and it looks like Radcliffe to just below Trade St.) and name my price are they actually going keep me within this area if I specify? Also, if I name my price and don't like the hotel they found, do I have a last chance to opt out before actually purchasing or am I stuck with one they find? How far in advance OR on how close to trip time can one hope to get great 'name your own price' deals? Is there a better chance doing in advance, or closer? (I was toying around with the first week of May).
Would love to get feedback from those who have used this feature. This seems like a great way to get a great deal which could be well below other options. Then again, it seems too good to be true.