The site works by travelers uploading their results, and a speed test can be done right from the site. Hotel WiFi also takes into account the time of day the test was taken, or if it was peak travel season when the hotel was likely to be full.
Even though data on the site is not yet exhaustive, when it comes to New York City, the results are rather surprising. At press time, the best Airbnb-alternate for your wired friends, business colleagues and relatives is:
Da Vinci’s 100 MBps listed speed puts it well ahead of the number-two currently ranked NYC hotel, Pod 39. Read the rest of Swanner’s article here.