Extended Attributes

In addtion to the core attributes, Factual’s Global Places data contains a multitude of extended attributes. These extended attributes are divided into classes, each with a varying degree of country coverage. Each class of extended attributes can be licensed at an additional charge (please speak to your Factual representative for more information). See below for details of what is offered.


Restaurants

Factual has extended attributes for resturants records in five countries: US, AU, DE, FR, and GB. Please refer to the categories taxonomy for a comprehensive list of categories that have restaurant extended attributes.

# Attribute Datatype Description
1 cuisine Array (String) Loose description of the food served. See here for the full list of cuisines.
2 price Integer A price metric between one and five. The following scale is an extremely coarse guide: 1 = $0-$15, 2 = $15-$30, 3 = $30-$50, 4 = $50-$75, 5 = $75+. Usually represented graphically by dollar symbols or the local currency equivalent.
3 rating Decimal A rating between 1 and 5, rounded to nearest half; usually represented graphically by stars. Calculated as the mean of multiple rating rollups across various sites and partners.
4 payment_cashonly Boolean Only accepts cash
5 reservations Boolean Accepts reservations
6 open_24hrs Boolean Open 24x7
7 founded String Year founded
8 attire String Recommended attire. Can be one of five values: streetwear, casual, business casual, smart casual, formal.
9 attire_required Array (String) Required attire (i.e., must have this on to be admitted). One or more values from the following list: shirt with collar, shirt, shoes, jacket, tie.
10 attire_prohibited Array (String) Prohibited attire (i.e., will not be admitted if you are sporting this). One or more strings from the following list: denim, cuttoffs, tank tops, sneakers, flipflops, sandals, hats, athletic wear, sports wear, boots.
11 parking Boolean Some form of parking is advertised. This will be true when any other parking attributes are true.
12 parking_valet Boolean Valet parking is available
13 parking_garage Boolean Garage parking is available
14 parking_street Boolean Parking on-street is available
15 parking_lot Boolean Parking lot adjacent, not necessarily dedicated to this place
16 parking_validated Boolean Validated parking is available
17 parking_free Boolean Free parking is available
18 smoking Boolean Allows smoking somewhere
19 meal_breakfast Boolean Serves breakfast
20 meal_lunch Boolean Serves lunch
21 meal_dinner Boolean Serves dinner
22 meal_deliver Boolean Delivers
23 meal_takeout Boolean Provides takeout/takeaway
24 meal_cater Boolean Provides catering
25 alcohol Boolean Alcohol is served or can be consumed on the premesis. This will be true when any other alcohol attributes are true.
26 alcohol_bar Boolean Has a full bar
27 alcohol_beer_wine Boolean Serves beer and wine only
28 alcohol_byob Boolean “Bring Your Own Bottle” rules apply
29 kids_goodfor Boolean Noted as being good for kids
30 kids_menu Boolean Has a kids menu
31 groups_goodfor Boolean Noted as being good for groups
32 accessible_wheelchair Boolean Premesis are explicitly noted as being accessible by wheelchair
33 seating_outdoor Boolean Outdoor seating is available
34 wifi Boolean Wifi is provided by the establishment
35 owner String Owner name(s)
36 room_private Boolean Private dining room is available
37 options_vegetarian Boolean Vegetarian options noted
38 options_vegan Boolean Vegan options noted
39 options_glutenfree Boolean Gluten-free items noted
40 options_lowfat Boolean Lowfat options noted
41 options_organic Boolean Organic options noted
42 options_healthy Boolean Healthy dishes are explicitly available



Hotels

Factual has extended attributes for hotels records in the US. Please refer to the categories taxonomy for a comprehensive list of categories that have hotel extended attributes.

# Attribute Datatype Description
1 air_conditioning Boolean Air conditioning in rooms and/or public areas
2 complimentary_breakfast Boolean Complimentary breakfast included in the price
3 lowest_price Integer Lowest dollar figure found
4 highest_price Integer Highest dollar figure found
5 deposit Integer Deposit per stay
6 room_count Integer Total number of rooms
7 stars Integer Star rating
8 pets Array (String) Pets allowed. Predominant values are true and false. true may be accompanied by fee if a fee is charged.
9 non_smoking_rooms Array (String) Non smoking rooms available. Predominant values are true and false. true may be accompanied by non-smoking only if the hotel contains only non-smoking rooms.
10 smoking Boolean Smoking allowed somewhere on the premises
11 internet Array (String) In-room internet availability. Predominant values are true and false. true may be accompanied by values for internet type: free, surcharge, wired, and wireless.
12 pool Array (String) Pool availability. Predominant values are true and false. true may be followed by values for pool type: heated, indoor, outdoor, and outdoor seasonal.
13 fitness_facilities Boolean Fitness/weight room or health club
14 check_in String Check-in time. 24 hour clock format.
15 check_out String Check-out time. 24 hour clock format.
16 business_center Boolean Business center availability
17 express_check_in Boolean Has express check-in
18 express_check_out Boolean Has express check-out
19 laundry_service Boolean Dry cleaning and/or laundry service
20 cable_tv Boolean Cable or satellite TV in-room
21 room_service Array (String) Room service availability. Predominant values are true and false. true may be accompanied by 24 hour.
22 accessibility Array (String) Handicapped accessibility. Possible values are: wheelchair accessible, accessible bathroom, equipment for the deaf, handicapped parking.
23 spa_services Array (String) Spa services on-site. Predominant values are true and false. true may be accompanied by jacuzzi, sauna, massage, and whirlpool.
24 cribs Boolean Cribs, cots, or infant beds available
25 restaurant Boolean Includes Hotel Restaurant
26 concierge Boolean Concierge service
27 bar Boolean Includes Hotel Bar
28 twentyfour_hour_front_desk Boolean Full time front desk
29 meeting_rooms Boolean Meeting Rooms Available
30 banquet_facilities Boolean Large rooms and catering facilities
31 event_catering Boolean Large event catering
32 complimentary_newspapers Boolean Complimentary newspapers available
33 review_count Integer Total number of known reviews across sources
34 rating Decimal A rating between 1 and 5, rounded to nearest half; usually represented graphically by stars. Calculated as the mean of multiple rating rollups across various sites and partners.
35 type Arryay (String) Hotel sub-categorization
36 roll_out_beds Array (String) Roll-out beds available. Predominant values are true and false.
37 parking_details Array (String) Parking Availability. Predominant values are true and false. true may be accompanied by parking details.



Healthcare Providers

Factual has extended attributes for doctors and healthcare providers records in the US. Please refer to the categories taxonomy for a comprehensive list of categories that have healthcare provider extended attributes.

# Attribute Datatype Description
1 degrees Array (String) List of medical degrees attained
2 education Array (String) List of institutes of medical education
3 gender String male or female
4 affiliations Array (String) List of affiliated hospitals and practices
5 years_experience Integer Number of years in practice
6 insurances Array (String) List of accepted insurance plans
7 npi_id Integer 10-digit National Provider Identifier number
8 languages Array (String) List of languages



PlaceRank

PlaceRank is an attribute representing the relative popularity or significance of a point-of-interest. It is a score from 1 to 100, with 1 being the least popular and 100 being the most popular. Common use cases for utilizing PlaceRank include ordering geo search results and informing place visibilty at different zoom levels in a mapping application. PlaceRank is available in all Factual countries.

# Attribute Datatype Description
1 placerank Integer Popularity score ranging from 1 (lowest) to 100 (highest)



Crosswalk

Factual maps many of its records to analogous IDs and URLs across multiple namespaces. Crosswalk is available across all Factual countries, though each namespace will have different levels of coverage. The following namespaces are currently available:

  • Facebook
  • Foursquare
  • Grubhub
  • Instagram
  • Lonely Planet
  • OpenTable
  • SinglePlatform
  • StubHub
  • TripAdvisor
  • Twitter
  • Wikipedia
  • Yelp
  • Zagat
# Attribute Datatype Description
1 crosswalk_id_facebook Integer Facebook ID
2 crosswalk_url_facebook String Facebook URL
3 crosswalk_id_foursquare String Foursquare ID
4 crosswalk_url_foursquare String Foursquare URL
5 crosswalk_url_grubhub String GrubHub URL
6 crosswalk_id_instagram Integer Instagram ID (i.e., NOT Instagram handle)
7 crosswalk_url_instagram String Instagram URL
8 crosswalk_url_lonelyplanet String Lonely Planet URL
9 crosswalk_url_opentable String OpenTable URL
10 crosswalk_url_singleplatform String SinglePlatform URL
11 crosswalk_url_stubhub String Stubhub URL
12 crosswalk_id_tripadvisor String TripAdvisor ID
13 crosswalk_url_tripadvisor String TripAdvisor URL
14 crosswalk_id_twitter String Twitter ID (i.e., Twitter handle)
15 crosswalk_url_twitter String Twitter URL
16 crosswalk_url_wikipedia String Wikipedia URL
17 crosswalk_id_yelp String Yelp ID
18 crosswalk_url_yelp String Yelp URL
19 crosswalk_url_zagat String Zagat URL