We decided to use a combination of both: a list view as a primary view, and a card as a secondary view. The search result list appears as a list, but when user focuses on one the information of specific hotel, item element excludes itself from the list and functions as a card.
… compact structure). But when user stops comparing hotel information and focuses only on one hotel, card view helps to focus on the specifics of one hotel. In this case the user switches from comparison mode to focus mode and changes the reading pattern. The user scans the list with the F-pattern and once the card appears, they switch to the Z-pattern.