Tag Archive: Hotel

Aug 30

JW Marriott Venice

Review of the JW Marriott in Venice. Great hotel but make sure to read notes about food prices and elite benefits.

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Oct 18

Free $10 Gift Card & Travel Rebates

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Oct 28

20% Off Wyndham / Days Inn / Ramada / HoJo

20% Off the Wyndham Hotel Group family including Days Inn, Ramada Inn, Howard Johnsons and more. Click here for more info.

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Aug 07

Starwood AMEX Review – 25,000 Starpoints

August 2015 Update: since writing this article, the point value has been a degraded somewhat. Internet consensus is about 2.5 cents per point. Also, the annual fee went up to $95. On the plus side, they added free Boingo wireless(Current Cardholders Register Here, removed foreign transaction fees, added premium in-room internet and, for the business …

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Jan 20

The Phoenician and Scottsdale, AZ

A review of the Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale (Phoenix), AZ in January 2012 along with other hints about vacationing in Scottsdale.

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Dec 09

Chase Priority Club Visa – 80k points

The Priority Club Visa officially only delivers 30k points on first use, but there is a link floating around that should generate 80k bonus points on the first use. There have been numerous message board posters confirming this works, however, I have not tried it myself.

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Dec 06

Liberty Hotel – Boston, MA

A review of our mixed experience at the Liberty Hotel in Beacon Hill of Boston, MA.

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Jun 19

Hilton Amsterdam

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My wife and I stayed at the Hilton in Amsterdam for one night last week. It was a very nice place, but beware of its location, it is nowhere close to the center of Amsterdam. Although I believe it is technically in the city, it feels like a close by suburb. They do treat Diamonds …

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May 17

Hilton Surpass American Express Card Review

American Express Hilton Surpass Card

Click here for updated information. Bonus: 40,000 bonus points on your first purchase (worth $200 to $720 depending how you use it) Earn: Rewards equal to 1.5% to 5.5% cash back for normal purchases or 3% to 11% for supermarket, gas, etc., depending on your travel preferences.

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May 01

Doubletree Times Square (Hilton)

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You may be asking where to use your Hilton points in New York City. I am currently staying at the Doubletree Times Square and decided to share my thoughts on the place and other options in NYC. Summary: Best all around New York hotel in the Hilton family for most visitors.

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