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#!/usr/bin/env python
from re import findall,sub
from lxml import html
from time import sleep
from selenium import webdriver
from pprint import pprint
from xvfbwrapper import Xvfb
def parse(url):
searchKey = "Las Vegas" # Change this to your city
checkInDate = '27/08/2016' #Format %d/%m/%Y
checkOutDate = '29/08/2016' #Format %d/%m/%Y
response = webdriver.Firefox()
response.get(url)
searchKeyElement = response.find_elements_by_xpath('//input[contains(@id,"destination")]')
checkInElement = response.find_elements_by_xpath('//input[contains(@class,"check-in")]')
checkOutElement = response.find_elements_by_xpath('//input[contains(@class,"check-out")]')
submitButton = response.find_elements_by_xpath('//button[@type="submit"]')
if searchKeyElement and checkInElement and checkOutElement:
searchKeyElement[0].send_keys(searchKey)
checkInElement[0].clear()
checkInElement[0].send_keys(checkInDate)
checkOutElement[0].clear()
checkOutElement[0].send_keys(checkOutDate)
randomClick = response.find_elements_by_xpath('//h1')
if randomClick:
randomClick[0].click()
submitButton[0].click()
sleep(15)
dropDownButton = response.find_elements_by_xpath('//fieldset[contains(@id,"dropdown")]')
if dropDownButton:
dropDownButton[0].click()
priceLowtoHigh = response.find_elements_by_xpath('//li[contains(text(),"low to high")]')
if priceLowtoHigh:
priceLowtoHigh[0].click()
sleep(10)
parser = html.fromstring(response.page_source,response.current_url)
hotels = parser.xpath('//div[@class="hotel-wrap"]')
for hotel in hotels[:5]: #Replace 5 with 1 to just get the cheapest hotel
hotelName = hotel.xpath('.//h3/a')
hotelName = hotelName[0].text_content() if hotelName else None
price = hotel.xpath('.//div[@class="price"]/a//ins')
price = price[0].text_content().replace(",","").strip() if price else None
if price==None:
price = hotel.xpath('.//div[@class="price"]/a')
price = price[0].text_content().replace(",","").strip() if price else None
price = findall('([\d\.]+)',price) if price else None
price = price[0] if price else None
rating = hotel.xpath('.//div[@class="star-rating"]/span/@data-star-rating')
rating = rating[0] if rating else None
address = hotel.xpath('.//span[contains(@class,"locality")]')
address = "".join([x.text_content() for x in address]) if address else None
locality = hotel.xpath('.//span[contains(@class,"locality")]')
locality = locality[0].text_content().replace(",","").strip() if locality else None
region = hotel.xpath('.//span[contains(@class,"locality")]')
region = region[0].text_content().replace(",","").strip() if region else None
postalCode = hotel.xpath('.//span[contains(@class,"postal-code")]')
postalCode = postalCode[0].text_content().replace(",","").strip() if postalCode else None
countryName = hotel.xpath('.//span[contains(@class,"country-name")]')
countryName = countryName[0].text_content().replace(",","").strip() if countryName else None
item = {
"hotelName":hotelName,
"price":price,
"rating":rating,
"address":address,
"locality":locality,
"region":region,
"postalCode":postalCode,
"countryName":countryName,
}
pprint(item)
if __name__ == '__main__':
vdisplay = Xvfb()
vdisplay.start()
parse('http://www.hotels.com')
vdisplay.stop()
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HTKT commented Mar 15, 2018

Hi, i run your code and got the error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/Users/admin/Desktop/Hotel Crawler/hotels_scraper.py", line 75, in
vdisplay = Xvfb()
File "/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/xvfbwrapper.py", line 41, in init
raise EnvironmentError(msg)
EnvironmentError: Can not find Xvfb. Please install it and try again.

Can you help to fix this? Thanks

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medsmb commented May 15, 2018

Hi I got the same error did you find the solution?

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maqzi commented Nov 8, 2018

Hi I got the same error did you find the solution?

Hi, i run your code and got the error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/Users/admin/Desktop/Hotel Crawler/hotels_scraper.py", line 75, in
vdisplay = Xvfb()
File "/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/xvfbwrapper.py", line 41, in init
raise EnvironmentError(msg)
EnvironmentError: Can not find Xvfb. Please install it and try again.

Can you help to fix this? Thanks

sudo apt-get install xvfb

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