Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Westin Cape Town: Home Away from Home

Before heading to Franschhoek, I stayed at the Protea Waterfront and the Protea Seapoint. Both were better than the DoubleTree, where I stayed last time I visited Cape Town, but neither were better than the Radisson Blu Waterfront. How would the Westin stack up?

Four Points Kenya: A Respite Before And After Safari

The hotel is located west of the city. I was only here for a stopover before heading to Maasai Mara and one night after returning from Amboseli National Park.

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 people from morning to night.

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 the heart of the city.

Aloft LAX: Be Careful Not to Miss Your Flight

Behold, the City of Angels! Well, you can't behold it too long. Chances are that you are only in town for a few hours if you are staying at the Aloft El Segundo LA Airport.

Sheraton Dallas: The Biggest Hotel in North America?

Have you ever turned down a suite upgrade? I did this time because it was a suite with two beds. Yes the room was bigger but I want that king.

Element NYC: Great Service, Bad Experience

I've stayed at too many SPG properties to count in New York. This was my first time staying at the Element brand. It's supposed to be a Westin off shoot much like Aloft is a W off shoot.

Le Meridien Marrakech: Dated Digs in Marrakech

My trip to Morocco started off rocky. After one night I made the executive decision to leave for Madrid. The hotel had no WiFi and the AC didn't work.

Aloft Manhattan Downtown: Happy Hours

With the DOW hitting record highs day after day, The Street is in need of a place to celebrate. If you're a banker or just a lawyer in town on business, consider staying at the Aloft Manhattan Downtown where happy hour lasts late into the night. 

SLS Las Vegas: Not LA Cool

When I think of the SLS brand, I think of the hip one in Los Angeles. That is not the case for the one in Vegas. This hotel is lodging for those coming for conventions....
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