If this isn’t a bait-and-switch, I don’t know what is. Jonathan Yarmis thought he was getting a $375 a night room rate at the Hotel Bauer in Venice, marked down from $537.

But the Web site offering the deal, Cheapostay.com, wasn’t telling the whole story. It waited until the end — the final booking screen — to reveal the true price.

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Yarmis isn’t happy.

Talk about hidden fees! The fees are more than the cost of the room.

I thought I’d call Cheapo just to see what’s going on. After over 45 minutes on hold, they dropped the call.

Shouldn’t this kind of pricing be illegal?