Hotel Reviews

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Live and Let's Fly
How Often Do You Want Your Hotel Room Cleaned?

In the age of the pandemic social distancing, how often do you want your hotel room cleaned? Do you prefer daily cleaning in your hotel room or only upon check-out?... Read More

Family Flys Free
Review: Holiday Inn Express Daytona Beach Shores, COVID-19 Style

You have many hotel options along Florida's coast, but the Holiday Inn Express Daytona Beach Shores offers an easy, family-friendly stay. Here's my review. The post... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront

For our trip to the Atlantic coast, we selected the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront at a precarious time during the US COVID-19 pandemic.  If you are considering... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
My #1 Choice for a Hotel Workcation Stay

My #1 choice in Hyatt's Extended-Stay special deals package is a Park Hyatt. Here's why! Read More

TravelUpdate
Review: The excellent citizenM Hotel at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Airport hotel are a curious breed. You have stalwarts like the Hilton at Amsterdam Airport, which are furnished in what I call “hotel chic”, that mix of... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
LUXUS in den BERGEN: W Hotel Verbier – Fantastic Suite

Review meiner Fantastic Suite im W Hotel Verbier … Verbier ist ein ganz berühmtes Wintersportgebiet der Schweiz. Mich hat es aber wieder im Sommer zum... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Hyatt Regency Toronto (Suite)

After my flight to YYZ on Air France I spent the night in Toronto, choosing the Hyatt Regency. Although the hotel is dated, I found it perfectly suitable for my short... Read More

Miles To Memories
(Video) Flamingo Las Vegas Review: Newly Renovated Rooms & Old School Vibes!

Flamingo Las Vegas continues to soldier on and I recently stayed there. Check out my full video review and casino tour including what the Flamingo's most recently... Read More

TravelUpdate
Complimentary Hotel Review: Encore Las Vegas

Background: In February, I booked a complimentary stay at the Wynn Las Vegas due to the Wynn Slots App game! Now, it’s a bit harder to get free rooms as you have... Read More

TravelUpdate
Complimentary Hotel Review: Wynn Las Vegas

Background: I’ve been lucky enough to stay at the Wynn Las Vegas a few times over the past year due to the Wynn Slots App game! Now, it’s a bit harder to get... Read More

Coworkaholic
The Ultimate Luxury Hotel Staycation for Movie Lovers

The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner is currently offering a fun staycation package for movie lovers, including snacks, a screening room and executive suite. Continue reading... Read More

TravelUpdate
Penthouse Review: Signature at MGM Grand Las Vegas

Background: A couple friends and I were going to Vegas to celebrate a friend’s birthday during the MLK Long Weekend. Having stayed at most of the hotels on the... Read More

TravelUpdate
Executive Suite Review: Marriott Irvine Spectrum

Background: My friend was coming down from Seattle, and we needed a night in the Orange County, California area before taking the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner to San Diego... Read More

TravelUpdate
Suite Review: THE US GRANT San Diego

Background: About 2 years ago, I stayed in a standard room at THE US GRANT, a Luxury Collection hotel and really enjoyed my stay. So, I was really excited to return back... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Hilton Helsinki Strand

I ended up staying one night in the city (and one night at the airport) during my recent trip to Helsinki. Due to a much cheaper rate at the Hilton than either the Hotel... Read More

The Points of Life
Four Points Shanghai, Daning: The Best TPOL’s Seen

After my epic trek through Bhutan and Nepal, I had one more night in Shanghai. I stayed at the Four Points Daning because the price was right and I wanted an... Read More

Points With a Crew
IHG Kimpton Nine Zero Boston Review

Looking for a great night in the center of Boston's history? Check our review of the Kimpton Nine Zero Boston! A great hotel in the perfect location. Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Review: Conrad Dubai

After my trip to Ras al Khaimah, I had one last night in Dubai. Because I had experienced enough beach and poolside relaxation in the DoubleTree and Hilton in RAK, I... Read More

Will Run For Miles
Our Last Pre-Covid Hurrah in NYC – a Night at the Park Hyatt New York

We spent a night at the Park Hyatt NYC just before the coronavirus lockdown began The post Our Last Pre-Covid Hurrah in NYC – a Night at the Park Hyatt New York... Read More

The Points of Life
Big Pillow Pokhara: Better Accommodation in a Backpack Town

Big Pillow is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. Pokhara is the beginning of the journey for those looking to trek to Annapurna. For me, it was... Read More

TravelUpdate
Review: Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills Weekend Getaway

Background: In summer of 2017, Beverly Hills got a new luxury hotel, the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills. As I was living in Westwood at the time, I often passed the new... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
BEST OF DEUTSCHLAND: Ritz-Carlton Wolfsburg – Presidential (Black&White) Suite

Review einer Black&White Suite im Ritz-Carlton Wolfsburg … Wenn man so über die besten Hotels in Deutschland spricht, dann kommt immer wieder... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Mexico During COVID – Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Review – So Impressed With Safety Protocols

I am just back from the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit!  Besides a much needed sanity break, I wanted to see first hand what the protocols looked like and how the... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Grand Hyatt At SFO (Corner Suite)

The Grand Hyatt At SFO is a fabulous airport hotel, providing convenience and comfort that is worth the premium over other airport hotels at San Francisco International... Read More

Will Run For Miles
Hotel Review: HYATT CENTRIC LAS OLAS FORT LAUDERDALE

Review written by a Floridian. When it is safe to travel to Florida again, I am looking forward to staying at this hotel! The post Hotel Review: HYATT CENTRIC LAS OLAS... Read More

Jeffsetter
Hotel Review: Hi-Lo Hotel, Autograph Collection

For our long weekend in Portland, I made it a point to stay in a hotel I’ve been wanting to check out for some time now. So, I booked us a room at the Hi-Lo Hotel,... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Kahala Hotel & Resort Honolulu (Dolphin Lanai Room)

Another great stay at the Kahala Hotel & Resort in Honolulu solidifies my conviction that there is no better hotel on the island of Oahu. This review will cover a... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Review: Hilton Ras al Khaimah Resort and Spa – Suite

After my stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Marjan Island Resort, I had another two nights at the Hilton Ras al Khaimah Resort and Spa. I stayed here a couple of years... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
My Favorite Hotel in Waikiki, Hawaii Will Surprise You

With Hawaii quarantine restrictions changing come August, it's time for some Aloha by the beach. Here's my favorite Waikiki hotel choice! Read More

InsideFlyer
What is the Hilton Dubai Creek Like?

For a short overnight in Dubai on the way to Ras al Khaimah earlier this year, I needed a hotel close to Dubai Airport as my flight landed at midnight. Normally, I would... Read More

InsideFlyer UK
Review: DoubleTree Marjan Island Bay Club – Ras al Khaimah

After one night in the Hilton Dubai Creek, I continued my trip to Ras al Khaimah. The first hotel I would visit was the DoubleTree Marjan Island. This hotel is part of... Read More