Hotel Reviews

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Travel Codex
Review: The Nines Hotel Portland – Luxury Collection

The Nines hotel located in downtown Portland offers a luxurious refined experience in the heart of downtown Portland. On a recent visit to Portland I was upgraded to... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: Hilton Bali Resort, Nusa Dua Bali

The Hilton Bali Resort in Bali, Indonesia is a beautiful, 5-star resort perched atop a 40-meter cliff overlooking the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. With 389... Read More

ThePointsOfLife
Sheraton Santiago: Come for the Convenience, Stay for the Donuts

The Sheraton Santiago was the perfect launching spot for my wine adventure and for seeing Santiago. Doubling as a convention center, the Sheraton was bustling with... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
First Cabin: Casual Nudity and a Capsule Hotel

An aviation-themed capsule hotel in Japan? Sign me up! I finally managed a stay in a First Cabin Hotel on one of my trips. It was a very interesting experience in many... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
High-End Hotel Bathtub: Soak or Skip?

One of my favorite features of a “high-end” hotel room is a beautiful bath tub. When I am home I rarely ever soak in the tub, but when on holiday in a... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Hyatt Regency Tsim Sha Tsui

My wife and I have been to Hong Kong more times than we can count. We love Asia’s World City and know it fairly well.  Hong Kong is home to our favorite... Read More

Miles To Memories
Hotel Review: Harrah’s New Orleans, Vegas on the Mississippi?

My review of Harrah's New Orleans - a very nice, higher end hotel. Read More

Live from a Lounge
Hotel Review: Four Points by Sheraton Navi Mumbai

Four Points by Sheraton Navi Mumbai is a business hotel in Mumbai's satellite town New Bombay. For Starwood enthusiasts, this is the only choice in this part of town. We... Read More

Mommy Points
Grand Hyatt Baha Mar Free Kid’s Club and Affordable Food Choices

In early October 2017, we visited the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar using Hyatt points and found it to be a new, beautiful, oceanside resort located in the Bahamas about 15... Read More

ThePointsOfLife
Salt Flats Hotel Uyuni, Bolivia: No Way This Is A Category 5 Hotel!

There was no bellman. There was no status check-in line. There was no WiFi. There was only one outlet with extension cords to charge devices for the entire hotel.... Read More

ThePointsOfLife
A La Maison La Paz: Nice Hotel, If You Can Find It

Getting There: WikiTravel says it costs 70 boliviano from the airport. I didn’t have to negotiate with the taxi to get this rate. With one night in La Paz before... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Clarion Prague City great Vinohrady location

Clarion Prague City was my hotel base for 3 nights in October 2018 at 8,000 Choice Privileges points per night and 4 nights in July 2018 for 10,000 points per night. I... Read More

God Save The Points
Review: The Hyatt Regency- Kyoto, Japan…

The Verdict88%By The NumbersLocation88%Check In85%Room88%Facilities & Restaurants89%Staff90%Reader Rating 0 Votes0%Flying all the way to Japan without stopping in... Read More

Travel With Massi
Review: The Ritz-Carlton Vienna

The Ritz-Carlton Vienna Wien ist mondän, Wien hat Geschichte und Klasse. Attribute die auch ohne Einschränkung auf das The Ritz-Carlton Vienna zutreffen, auf... Read More

ThePointsOfLife
Palacio del Inka: Luxury In The Heart of Cusco

The Luxury Collection continues to impress. This time with my stay at the Palacio del Inka in Cusco. For 5000 points and $75, I was treated to an upscale hotel right in... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: The Royal Hawaiian Waikiki

We had only one night in Waikiki on the return portion of our trip, so we considered a few different options. I've reviewed the Hyatt Regency before, which I quite like.... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Andaz Maui At Wailea

I had heard so much about the Andaz Maui, both good and bad, and was keen to check it out myself. We took the ferry from Lanai to Maui, then drove to the airport, rented... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Four Seasons Resort Lanai

Before I start this review, let me say that this was my first stay at a Four Seasons in the US, and my first stay at a Four Seasons resort anywhere. In general I'm... Read More

TravelUpdate
Modern Hotel Review: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

My standard hotel reviews include a breakdown by the following topics. Feel free to skip to whichever section you find most interesting. Highlights Lobby & Check-in... Read More

Mommy Points
Review of the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar Grand Club Lounge

On our first trip to the Bahamas a few years ago, we had some serious mealtime sticker shock. I know that most things cost more on an island and that in a tourist zone... Read More

Bald Thoughts
InterContinental DTLA – $400+ Value from a $49 Credit Card

One of our friends, Adam, writes for the The Sterling Traveler, and he wanted to share his experience from a recent stay at the InterContinental DTLA in Downtown Los... Read More

Bald Thoughts
InterContinental DTLA – $400+ Value from a $49 Credit Card

One of our friends, Adam, writes for the The Sterling Traveler, and he wanted to share his experience from a recent stay at the InterContinental DTLA in Downtown Los... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Hotel Review: JW Marriott Bengaluru

The JW Marriott Bengaluru is aptly located in the heart of Bengaluru right next to UB City. This is a Marriott category 4 that is truly luxurious and offers top-notch... Read More

God Save The Points
Review: The Andaz Hotel – Tokyo, Japan…

The Verdict92%The Verdict, By The Numbers. Location92%Check In90%Room92%Property & Facilities95%Service95%Food & Beverage90%Reader Rating 0 Votes0%We tried to... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Review: Four Points Kolasin (Montenegro) – Suite

Review einer Junior Suite im Four Points Kolasin in den Bergen von Montenegro ... Read More

Miles To Memories
Review The Cove Atlantis, Autograph Collection Hotels

Review The Cove Atlantis, Autograph Collection Hotels. Is this Category 9 Marriott Hotel worth the price? Review and highlights Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Review: Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki – Junior Suite

Review einer Junior Suite im Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki ... Read More

TravelUpdate
Breath of Fresh Air: Hyatt Regency Toronto

My standard hotel reviews include a breakdown by the following topics. Feel free to skip to whichever section you find most interesting. Highlights Lobby & Check-in... Read More

Mommy Points
7 Things Families Should Know About Aloft Hotels

I just spent a night at the Aloft Dallas Downtown, and since the number of Aloft properties around the world is only increasing (and at a rapid rate), I thought this was... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Le Meridien Xiamen

Our last night in China was in Xiamen, where we'd be for just over 24 hours -- we were landing at around 6:30PM, and departing the following day around 8PM. Xiamen is a... Read More

TravelUpdate
Disappointing Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Toronto

My standard hotel reviews include a breakdown by the following topics. Feel free to skip to whichever section you find most interesting. Highlights Lobby & Check-in... Read More