I'm currently staying at the Four Points by Sheraton in Bangkok, which is a decent property in itself, but on the day I checked in I had a very strange experience. A few hours after checking in, I had just come out of the shower and was basically naked in my room, when the door … Continue reading Hotel mishaps: What is the proper compensation?
While most major hotel chains give you the opportunity to earn airline miles for your nights, these rewards are rarely very generous. And if you're like me, who first of all doesn't travel a lot for work, and secondly isn't very loyal to any hotel chain, you tend to value miles or airline points more … Continue reading Why you should use Rocketmiles at least once
While researching hotels for my trip to Washington DC, I came across the Kimpton brand's "Third night free" promo, which made their stylish design hotel Kimpton & Rook seem like a very good deal at around $150 a night including taxes. The hotel is located in a fairly quiet residential zone just next to the … Continue reading Hotel review: Kimpton Mason & Rook, Washington DC, USA
After a few great nights at the Conrad, it was time to return to Sukhumvit for the third and final hotel of the Bangkok holiday. I found a good deal on Secret Escapes for the Pullman Grande, and so that ended up being our choice. The location The hotel is located just up the street … Continue reading Hotel review: Pullman Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand
I've already reviewed the executive lounge at Conrad, which, apart from a few service mishaps, was excellent. Now to the rest of the hotel. The location Conrad Bangkok is located around a 5-10 minute walk from Phloen Chit BTS station and the Central Embassy mall, so it's a pretty central location. The surrounding buildings are … Continue reading Hotel review: Conrad Bangkok
After spending a whole week in a lovely Airbnb house with a bunch of friends, retiring to a hotel for the last few nights was a welcome resort. We chose The Confidante since we wanted to get a little bit away from the hustle and bustle of Ocean Drive, and it was fairly reasonably priced … Continue reading Hotel review: The Confidante (Unbound Collection by Hyatt), Miami Beach, USA
Just three hours by bus outside of Bangkok, you'll find Hua Hin, vacation hotspot for both Bangkok residents and tourists alike. Unfortunately we seemed to have chosen one of the busiest traffic days of the year out of the Thai capital, so our trip to Hua Hin took something like six and a half hours. … Continue reading Hotel review: Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin, Hua Hin, Thailand