‘Website VS reality!’ Woman shares hilariously misleading online photos of hotel’s lavish-looking swimming pool – that turned out to be just a tiny hot tub

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A woman who thought she was booking a hotel with a large infinity pool couldn’t help but laugh when she arrived at the accommodations and realized the photo she saw was actually of a tiny hot tub.

Jenny Kershaw from Manchester, England, took to Twitter over the weekend to share the misleading image of a hotel ‘pool’ featured on Booking.com alongside her own picture of what turned out to be an abysmal-looking hot tub.

‘Our hotel pool in Vietnam…booking.com VS reality [tears of laughter emoji] we’ve been done there,’ she captioned the images.

Whoops! Jenny Kershaw from Manchester, England, took to Twitter over the weekend to share the misleading image of a hotel 'pool' featured on Booking.com alongside her own picture

Whoops! Jenny Kershaw from Manchester, England, took to Twitter over the weekend to share the misleading image of a hotel ‘pool’ featured on Booking.com alongside her own picture

Finessed: Because of the angle in which the photo was taken, it appears to be an infinity pool

Finessed: Because of the angle in which the photo was taken, it appears to be an infinity pool

Reality: In actuality, the hotel 'pool' is a small above ground hot tub  

Reality: In actuality, the hotel ‘pool’ is a small above ground hot tub

Because of the angle in which the photo was taken, it appears to be an infinity pool, but in actuality it is a small hot tub that is raised above the ground.

Unsurprisingly, people can’t stop laughing about the comical tweet, which has since gone viral. In just five days, the post has received more than 150,000 ‘likes’ and 70,000 retweets.

People have been taking to the comments section of the post to add their own two cents, and someone tweeted: ‘I’m so embarrassed for @bookingcom.’

‘Shoutout to the photographer,’ another person tweeted along with a GIF of Taraji P. Henson giving a standing ovation.

Too funny: Unsurprisingly, people can't stop laughing about the comical tweet, which has since gone viral

Too funny: Unsurprisingly, people can’t stop laughing about the comical tweet, which has since gone viral

Advice: People have been taking to the comments section of the post to add their own two cents

Advice: People have been taking to the comments section of the post to add their own two cents

Empathy? One person said he felt 'embarrassed' for Booking.com

Empathy? One person said he felt ’embarrassed’ for Booking.com

Comparison: Another Twitter user compared the photos to what happens when you meet someone on Tinder

Comparison: Another Twitter user compared the photos to what happens when you meet someone on Tinder

Poking fun at himself: Richie Tozier joked that the photos are like what he posts online versus what he looks like in real life

Poking fun at himself: Richie Tozier joked that the photos are like what he posts online versus what he looks like in real life

Can't stop laughing: One Twitter user called it 'next level clickbait' 

Can’t stop laughing: One Twitter user called it ‘next level clickbait’

And Richie Tozier joked: ‘Me posting vs what I look like in real life.’

Lucas Cabanettes ‏shared a similar sentiment when he commented: ‘This is what I need my friends to do when I say take a picture of me.’

Another Twitter user joked that it is ‘something similar to Tinder,’ while someone else called it ‘next level clickbait.’

Other people were quick to notice that the hot tub is so small that the mat on the stairs could couldn’t fit the full word ‘welcome’ on it.

Giving credit: 'Shoutout to the photographer,' another person tweeted along with a GIF of Taraji P. Henson giving a standing ovation

Giving credit: ‘Shoutout to the photographer,’ another person tweeted along with a GIF of Taraji P. Henson giving a standing ovation

Not quite right: Someone else pointed out that the second photo of the 'pool' is almost as misleading 

Not quite right: Someone else pointed out that the second photo of the ‘pool’ is almost as misleading

Just saying: Someone named Nathan joked that the original picture is accurate if you are a mouse 

Just saying: Someone named Nathan joked that the original picture is accurate if you are a mouse

Yikes: Other people were quick to notice that the hot tub is so small that the mat on the stairs could couldn't fit the full word 'welcome' on it

Yikes: Other people were quick to notice that the hot tub is so small that the mat on the stairs could couldn’t fit the full word ‘welcome’ on it

Too funny: This Twitter user was one of the people who pointed out the hilarious mistake

Too funny: This Twitter user was one of the people who pointed out the hilarious mistake

‘Too small to even put the E in welcome,’ one person noted, while another added: ‘The ‘welcom’ mat is my favourite part.’

After the tweet went viral, Booking.com reached out to Jenny and asked her to flag the images to the company, but she insisted she wasn’t interested in filing an official complaint.

‘It’s ok, I don’t want to file a complaint…it’s just funny and I notice the pictures conveniently been changed now anyway…,’ she responded, revealing the Booking.com photos now have the the word ‘Jacuzzi’ splashed across the front.

Trying to help: After the tweet went viral, Booking.com reached out to Jenny and asked her to flag the images to the company

Trying to help: After the tweet went viral, Booking.com reached out to Jenny and asked her to flag the images to the company

'It's just funny': However, Jenny insisted that she didn't want to file an official complaint

‘It’s just funny’: However, Jenny insisted that she didn’t want to file an official complaint

All fixed? Jenny noted that the photos featured on Booking.com now have 'Jacuzzi' splashed across the front so no one else gets confused 

All fixed? Jenny noted that the photos featured on Booking.com now have ‘Jacuzzi’ splashed across the front so no one else gets confused

Hilarious: Jenny's post inspired some people to share their own similar experiences, including this 'view' that turned out to be a fake window

Hilarious: Jenny’s post inspired some people to share their own similar experiences, including this ‘view’ that turned out to be a fake window

Jenny’s post inspired some people to share their own similar experiences, and someone named Chris Vernazza posted photos of the ‘view’ from his hotel in Barcelona.

‘I know that feeling,’ he tweeted along with a picture of the alleged ‘view’ and an actual photo from the room, which showed that the window was fake.

In a statement to BuzzFeed News, a rep for Booking.com said that the company has over 150 million verified reviews that customers can consult to get ‘an authentic impression of the actual experience’ at each hotel.

If customers who stayed at a property report ‘a potential disconnect with the way a property is presenting themselves,’ the rep said the company will ‘make adjustments’ so the hotel is accurately depicted.

By Erica Tempesta, Source: DailyMail