Your question intrigued me quite a bit, and it had been 10 days since
sublime1-ga last commented on your question, so I took it upon myself
to investigate (and answer).
I found a few other references (including another question by
yourself) about the hotel. You (and others) correctly saw "Rök Hotel"
on the laptop's screen. However, after investigating further, and
contacting Expedia directly ( 1-800-EXPEDIA ), I can conclusively tell
you that there is NO SUCH HOTEL.
Apparently, so many people were calling/writing/faxing (etc) Expedia,
that an internal memo was sent out to the people there documenting the
fact that the hotel does not exist; the hotel was "created"
specifically for the advertisement. I tried to obtain a copy of the
memo, but, they had no way to forward the memo to me--but, they did
tell me in no uncertain terms that the memo was sent internally, and
that the hotel was fabricated for the advertisement.
It is worth noting that the memo is very new--and would not have been
available (and hence, no true 'answer' could have been given) until
I hope that you are satisfied with this answer. It is perhaps not
really what you wanted to hear, but, nonetheless it is accurate and
correct in every way.
To repeat: there is no 'push-button' hotel by the name of Rök Hotel or
any other name. It simply does not exist.
As I was writing this answer, I finally was able to obtain a
confirmation by email from Expedia.
From: Expedia Travel Support <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: hotels/inq/TV commercial - Case ID: [deleted]
Here is the information you requested:
Thank you for your interest in the hotel depicted in our commercial
however the hotel that is represented is purely fictional, so we
aren't able to make reservations there. But we can still help you find
exactly what you want. Expedia.com offers a wide variety of hotels,
with amenities to suit each and every taste. Simply click the "Hotels"
tab and choose your destination, then take a look at the detailed
photos, property descriptions, and virtual tours provided. I'm certain
that we can help you find a hotel that's just right!
Thank you for being an Expedia.com Customer.
If you have any questions, please ask for clarification prior to
rating and closing this answer.
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I used Google, Google groups ( http://groups.google.com ), and Google
Directory ( http://directory.google.com ) to try to locate the hotel
and/or other people's comments about it
Also, by personally calling 1-800-EXPEDIA