Memorial Day Weekend Review: Wynn Las Vegas
Background: For a Memorial Day weekend getaway, I stayed at Bellagio for one night and then moved over to the Wynn for two nights after. During Christmas of 2022, I had a great stay in one of the newly renovated rooms at the Wynn. I had never stayed at the...
The Bulkhead Seat
Hotel Review: The Liberty, A Luxury Collection Hotel
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Iconic Hotel Review: Bellagio Las Vegas
Background + History: Ever since I was a child, I’ve always visited Bellagio on my many trips to Las Vegas. Bellagio has iconic fountains and the Conservatory + Botanical Gardens. When it opened in 1998, it was the first “five-star” mega-resort in Vegas and the level of luxury started the...
Suites and Lobbies
Top 6 Luxury Hotels On The Big Island
I have had the opportunity to stay at 2 of the best luxury hotels on the Big Island and I can’t wait to visit the other 4, hopefully soon. As I visit unique hotels on all the major islands in Hawaii I find something unique about each place. The designers...
Points, Miles & Martinis
Hotel Review: The Langley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Buckinghamshire
The Langley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Buckinghamshire is located in the former manor home of the third Duke of Marlborough in the town of Slough. The property is a 45 minutes drive to Central London, and only 15 minutes from London Heathrow. This boutique property features just 41 guestrooms and suites. In...
Pizza in Motion
The Pell (New Hyatt/JdV Property) Review-Middletown, Rhode Island
Hyatt has done a commendable job expanding their footprint over the past decade with a variety of “bolt-on” acquisitions.  This has helped solve the common refrain from  of “but there’s no Hyatt there”.  One such area missing a Hyatt is Newport, Rhode Island.  There used to be a Hyatt Regency...
Travel Codex
Review: AmEx FHR Benefits at Palazzo and Venetian Las Vegas
The Palazzo Hotel and its sister property, the Venetian, are two of my favorite hotels in Las Vegas. The two properties are located on the north end of the Las Vegas Strip, adjacent to other popular properties such as the Wynn/Encore, Mirage, and Ceasar’s Palace. The Palazzo is connected to...
Travel Codex
Review: The Brown Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky
I picked The Brown Hotel Louisville for my one night stay in the city. The Kentucky landmark serves up plenty of gilded age opulence, along with a Louisville original, the Hot Brown. My stay was marred, though, by the typical cost cutting masquerading as hygiene theater prevalent in late 2021....
The Bulkhead Seat
Review: Kestrel Cottage (Great Exuma)
We spent the holiday weekend in Great Exuma. Hotel choices are rather limited and… The post Review: Kestrel Cottage (Great Exuma) appeared first on The Bulkhead Seat.
Points Miles and Bling
Review: The Ritz-Carlton Melbourne is aesthetically beautiful
The Ritz-Carlton Melbourne – Introduction The Ritz-Carlton Melbourne is the newest luxury hotel rising above the city’s skyline. Located within… The post Review: The Ritz-Carlton Melbourne is aesthetically beautiful appeared first on Points Miles and Bling.
Suites and Lobbies
Review & Video | Marriott Ko Olina Beach Club An Amazing Location
After reviewing so many hotels in Waikiki and constantly reading about how much people like Ko Olina I was looking forward to doing this review of the Marriott Ko Olina Beach Club. Having just done the Four Seasons Oahu two lagoons down I had some expectations for the area and...
Live and Let’s Fly
Review: Hyatt Regency Orlando – Excellent Elite Recognition
One of the largest properties in Orlando and in the entire Hyatt system is the Hyatt Regency Orlando. This sprawling property is well-located, has excellent entertainment options, and treats World of Hyatt elites very well.  If you are considering booking travel or signing up for a new credit card please click here. Both...
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Hotel Review: Hyatt Place Fort Lauderdale Airport – South & Cruise Port
After a late flight to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) we needed a place… The post Hotel Review: Hyatt Place Fort Lauderdale Airport – South & Cruise Port appeared first on The Bulkhead Seat.
Miles To Memories
Redondo Beach Hotel Review: A Hilton Garden Inn with Lipstick
My dad and I stayed at the Redondo Beach Hotel, which is part of the Tapestry Collection by Hilton. Overall, I would say our stay was average. The staff was quite indifferent, and the elite benefits weren’t all that generous. But, the location is incredible and is what would make...
Suites and Lobbies
Video Review | Westin Hapuna Beach Resort
I am always creating new Hawai’i videos so subscribe for all the latest. Views for days at this popular Marriott property. Read my detailed review with additional photos and thoughts along with some restaurant ideas.