HotelPal is a free app for the iPhone and, with version 2.0, optimized for the iPad. It provides an interesting price-centric view by tagging hotel locations with a price instead of a name on a Google map view. Thumbnails at the bottom of the screen provides more information about hotels including its name, star rating, distance from the search location, and estimated room price.

HotelPal – Hotels & Hotel Room Reservations

Tapping either a map flag or a thumbnail provides a detailed view about a specific hotel and lets you make a reservation through Expedia. The previous version of the app had a 2.5-star customer rating (4135 ratings). However, with only 5 ratings so far, the 2.0 release has a 5-star rating.