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After prodding from painedplatinum, this is the most comprehensive list I could come up with for virtually all of my Marriott-branded stays since 1996!  I’m a 100% leisure stayer (no business travel), as well as Lifetime Titanium.

The list isn’t perfect, but will be a continual work-in-progress.

 

I also recently stayed at the Design Hotels brand, which was my 28th Marriott brand overall! 

So far I’ll have 321 unique properties by next Summer

 

 

     Included are at least:

          1 Moxy                               3 Sheraton 

          1 St Regis                           5 Aloft

          1 Edition                             5 Marriott Vacation Club 

          1 AC Hotel                          5 TownePlace Suites 

          1 Element                           8 Westin

          1 Luxury Collection            10 JW Marriott 

          1 Design Hotel                   11 Autograph Collection 

          1 Gaylord                           13 Ritz-Carlton 

          2 Delta                               15 SpringHill Suites 

          2 Four Points                     26 Renaissance 

          2 Tribute Portfolio              36 Residence Inn

          2 Le Meridien                     37 Fairfield Inn 

          3 W Hotels                         60 Courtyard 

          3 Marriott Exec Apts          65 Marriott 

 

 

AC Hotels Chicago Downtown
Aloft Jacksonville Airport
Aloft Louisville Downtown
Aloft Miami Dadeland
Aloft Milwaukee Downtown
Aloft Nashville West End
Autograph Collection, Bohemian Hotel Celebration
Autograph Collection, Casa Monica Resort & Spa
Autograph Collection, Grand Bohemian Orlando
Autograph Collection, Hotel at Avalon
Autograph Collection, Hotel Chicago Downtown
Autograph Collection, Hotel ICON
Autograph Collection, Hotel Northland Green Bay
Autograph Collection, The Castle Hotel
Autograph Collection, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Autograph Collection, The Daytona
Autograph Collection, The Saint New Orleans
Courtyard Anaheim Resort
Courtyard Arlington Crystal City DCA
Courtyard Baltimore BWI
Courtyard Bloomington by Mall of America
Courtyard Boynton Beach
Courtyard Chicago Arlington Heights/North
Courtyard Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
Courtyard Chicago Naperville
Courtyard Chicago Oak Brook Terrace
Courtyard Chicago Wood Dale/Itasca
Courtyard Cocoa Beach Cape Canaveral
Courtyard Dallas Arlington at Ranger’s Ballpark
Courtyard Dallas Central Expressway
Courtyard Dallas Medical/Market Center
Courtyard Denver Cherry Creek
Courtyard Detroit Pontiac/Auburn Hills
Courtyard Dulles Airport Chantilly
Courtyard Dulles Town Center
Courtyard Fairfax Fair Oaks
Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Beach
Courtyard Fort Lauderdale North/Cypress Creek
Courtyard Galveston Island
Courtyard Jacksonville Beach Oceanfront
Courtyard Key West Waterfront
Courtyard Las Vegas Convention Center
Courtyard Los Angeles Burbank Airport
Courtyard Los Angeles Century City/Beverly Hills
Courtyard Los Angeles LAX/Century Blvd
Courtyard Los Angeles Torrance/South Bay
Courtyard Los Angeles Westside
Courtyard Louisville Downtown
Courtyard Madison East
Courtyard Manassas Battlefield Park
Courtyard Memphis Downtown
Courtyard Miami Airport
Courtyard Miami at Dolphin Mall
Courtyard Miami Coconut Grove
Courtyard Miami Coral Gables
Courtyard Miami Dadeland
Courtyard Miami Homestead
Courtyard Milwaukee Brookfield
Courtyard Milwaukee Downtown
Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown
Courtyard New Orleans Downtown/Convention Center
Courtyard New York JFK Airport
Courtyard Omaha East/Council Bluffs IA
Courtyard Peoria Downtown
Courtyard Richmond Chester
Courtyard San Antonio Riverwalk
Courtyard Santa Monica
Courtyard SFO Airport/Oyster Point Waterfront
Courtyard St Augustine Beach
Courtyard St Louis Downtown West
Courtyard St Petersburg Clearwater/Madeira Beach
Courtyard Tampa North/I-75 Fletcher
Courtyard Tysons McLean
Courtyard Waikiki Beach
Courtyard Washington Capitol Hill/Navy Yard
Courtyard Washington DC/DuPont Circle
Courtyard Washington DC/Foggy Bottom
Delta Hotels Daytona Beach Oceanfront
Delta Hotels Racine
Design Hotels, The Robey Chicago
EDITION Miami Beach
Element Miami International Airport
Fairfield Inn & Suites Arundel Mills BWI
Fairfield Inn & Suites at Dulles Airport
Fairfield Inn & Suites Atlanta Alpharetta
Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Naperville/Aurora
Fairfield Inn & Suites Dallas Medical/Market Center
Fairfield Inn & Suites Dulles Airport Chantilly
Fairfield Inn & Suites Flagstaff East
Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port
Fairfield Inn & Suites Harrisburg Hershey
Fairfield Inn & Suites IAH
Fairfield Inn & Suites Kansas City Overland Park
Fairfield Inn & Suites Kenner New Orleans Airport
Fairfield Inn & Suites Key West
Fairfield Inn & Suites Las Vegas South
Fairfield Inn & Suites Madison East
Fairfield Inn & Suites Miami Airport South
Fairfield Inn & Suites Milwaukee Airport
Fairfield Inn & Suites Milwaukee Downtown
Fairfield Inn & Suites Minneapolis Bloomington/Mall of America
Fairfield Inn & Suites Newark Liberty
Fairfield Inn & Suites Omaha Downtown
Fairfield Inn & Suites Omaha East/Council Bluffs IA
Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld
Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando Lake Buena Vista
Fairfield Inn & Suites Palm Coast I-95
Fairfield Inn & Suites Phoenix Midtown
Fairfield Inn & Suites Phoenix Tempe/Airport
Fairfield Inn & Suites Potomac Mills Woodbridge
Fairfield Inn & Suites Reno Sparks
Fairfield Inn & Suites San Antonio Alamo Plaza
Fairfield Inn & Suites Sandusky
Fairfield Inn & Suites SFO Airport/Millbrae
Fairfield Inn Las Cruces
Fairfield Inn New York LaGuardia Airport/Flushing
Fairfield Inn Racine
Fairfield Inn Waukegan/Gurnee
Four Points by Sheraton Chicago O’Hare Airport
Four Points by Sheraton Milwaukee North Shore
Gaylord Inn at Opryland
JW Marriott Chicago
JW Marriott Grosvenor House London
JW Marriott Indianapolis
JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa
JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America
JW Marriott New Delhi Aerocity
JW Marriott New Orleans
JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes
JW Marriott Rihga Royal NYC
Le Meridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh
Le Meridien Tampa
Luxury Collection, The Gwen Michigan Avenue Chicago
Marriott Albuquerque Pyramid North
Marriott Anaheim
Marriott Athens Ledra
Marriott Atlanta Airport  
Marriott Baltimore Inner Harbor at Camden Yards
Marriott Baltimore Waterfront
Marriott Berlin
Marriott Casa Magna Puerto Vallarta
Marriott Chicago Naperville
Marriott Chicago Northwest
Marriott Chicago Schaumburg
Marriott Chicago Suites O’Hare
Marriott Clearwater Beach Suites on Sand Key
Marriott Crystal City at DCA
Marriott Crystal Gateway  
Marriott Dallas/Ft Worth Airport
Marriott Denver West
Marriott Detroit at the Renaissance Center
Marriott Fairfax at Fair Oaks
Marriott Fort Lauderdale Harbor Beach  
Marriott Fort Lauderdale Pompano Beach Resort & Spa
Marriott Hollywood Beach  
Marriott Hotel Knoxville
Marriott Hyde Park Sydney
Marriott Kansas City Airport
Marriott Kansas City Downtown
Marriott Kansas City Overland Park
Marriott Las Vegas
Marriott London Heathrow
Marriott London Kensington
Marriott Los Angeles Airport
Marriott Madison West
Marriott Manhattan Beach
Marriott Marquis New York
Marriott Miami Airport  
Marriott Miami Dadeland
Marriott Milwaukee West
Marriott Minneapolis Airport
Marriott Minneapolis City Center
Marriott New Orleans  
Marriott New York Downtown
Marriott New York East Side
Marriott New York LaGuardia Airport  
Marriott Oklahoma City
Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside
Marriott Racine
Marriott San Antonio Rivercenter
Marriott San Francisco Airport Waterfront
Marriott San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf
Marriott San Francisco Union Square
Marriott San Juan Resort & Stellaris Casino
Marriott San Mateo San Francisco Airport
Marriott Tampa Westshore
Marriott Toronto City Centre
Marriott Tysons Corner  
Marriott Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa
Marriott Waikoloa Beach Resort & Spa
Marriott Wailea Beach Resort Maui
Marriott Washington at Metro Center
Marriott Washington Dulles Airport
Marriott Washington Dulles Suites
Marriott Washington Georgetown
Marriott Waterford Oklahoma City
Marriott Westfields Washington Dulles
Marriott WorldgateHerndon
MEA Brussels European Quarter
MEA Mayfair Bangkok
MEA Sathorn Vista Bangkok
Moxy Chicago Downtown
MVC BeachPlace Towers
MVC Custom House Boston
MVC Grand Chateau
MVC Grande Vista
MVC Lakeshore Reserve
Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel
Renaissance Austin
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace
Renaissance Beverly Hills
Renaissance Boston Waterfront
Renaissance Chicago O’Hare Suites
Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown
Renaissance Cleveland
Renaissance Denver Stapleton
Renaissance Fort Lauderdale-Plantation
Renaissance Hollywood & Highland
Renaissance Hotel Munich
Renaissance Las Vegas
Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel
Renaissance Mayflower DC
Renaissance Miami Biscayne Bay
Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District
Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette
Renaissance New York Times Square
Renaissance Orlando Airport
Renaissance Paris La Defense
Renaissance Pittsburgh
Renaissance Tampa International Plaza
Renaissance Vinoy St Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
Renaissance Washington DC Downtown
Residence Inn Amarillo
Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City
Residence Inn Atlanta Alpharetta/North Point Mall
Residence Inn Beverly Hills
Residence Inn Boston Cambridge
Residence Inn Chantilly Dulles South
Residence Inn Chicago O’Hare
Residence Inn Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee
Residence Inn Daytona Beach Oceanfront
Residence Inn Fairfax City
Residence Inn Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port
Residence Inn Fort Lauderdale Coconut Creek
Residence Inn Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal/Il Lugano
Residence Inn Fort Myers Sanibel
Residence Inn Herndon Reston
Residence Inn Irvine Spectrum
Residence Inn Las Vegas Convention Center
Residence Inn Las Vegas Henderson/Green Valley
Residence Inn Los Angeles LAX/Manhattan Beach
Residence Inn Los Angeles Redondo Beach
Residence Inn Los Angeles Torrance/Redondo Beach
Residence Inn Louisville Downtown
Residence Inn Macon
Residence Inn Miami Aventura Mall
Residence Inn Miami Coconut Grove
Residence Inn Milwaukee Brookfield
Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown
Residence Inn Omaha Downtown/Old Market Area
Residence Inn Orlando at SeaWorld
Residence Inn Phoenix Airport
Residence Inn San Antonio Downtown/Alamo Plaza
Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union
Residence Inn SFO Airport/San Mateo
Residence Inn St Louis Downtown
Residence Inn Washington DC Downtown
Residence Inn Washington DC/DuPont Circle
Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island
Ritz-Carlton Atlanta
Ritz-Carlton Bali
Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove Miami
Ritz-Carlton Dallas
Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale
Ritz-Carlton New Orleans
Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes
Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City
Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia
Ritz-Carlton Residences Waikiki Beach
Ritz-Carlton Sarasota
Ritz-Carlton South Beach
Sheraton Suites Orlando Airport
Sheraton Vistana Villages Resort Villas I-Drive/Orlando
Sheraton Waikiki
SpringHill Suites Arundel Mills BWI
SpringHill Suites Ashburn Dulles North
SpringHill Suites Centreville Chantilly
SpringHill Suites Chicago O’Hare
SpringHill Suites Dallas NW Highway at Stemmons/I-35E
SpringHill Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port
SpringHill Suites Herndon Reston
SpringHill Suites Milford
SpringHill Suites Milwaukee Downtown
SpringHill Suites New Orleans Downtown/Convention Center
SpringHill Suites Orlando Airport
SpringHill Suites Orlando Lake Buena Vista in Marriott Village
SpringHill Suites Peoria Westlake
SpringHill Suites San Antonio Alamo Plaza
SpringHill Suites St Louis Chesterfield
St Regis Houston
TownePlace Suites Chantilly Dulles South
TownePlace Suites Chicago Naperville
TownePlace Suites Dulles Airport
TownePlace Suites Falls Church
TownePlace Suites Houston Intercontinental Airport
TownePlace Suites Jacksonville Butler Blvd
TownePlace Suites Milwaukee Brookfield
Tribute Portfolio, Hotel Zachary Chicago
W Bali Seminyak
W Fort Lauderdale
W South Beach
Westin Atlanta Airport
Westin Chicago Lombard Yorktown Center
Westin Chicago Northwest
Westin Hapuna Beach Resort
Westin Indianapolis
Westin Jekyll Island
Westin Milwaukee
Westin Nashville

This is essentially a follow-up to my blog 2018: Final Year of SPG as We Know It! 

 

 

Last year represented “The Year of the Merge”. This year represents “The Year of Hope”, only because I’m hopeful that Marriott will do whatever it takes to improve service levels across the spectrum.  Elites are leaving in droves, exploring other brands or even non-brands like VRBO & Airbnb;  so Marriott needs to  encourage improvement in some areas, especially those that are tech-related.  Regardless, as I did last year, I will record some notable personal stays here.  

 

I’m no uber-stayer, as my stays are solely leisure-oriented, but I have reached Lifetime Titanium and have “slept with” Marriott for 22 years. I’ll note my views on employee courtesy, Titanium recognition, upgrade offering, lounge, food & beverage, pool, overall impression.

 

The following stays represent my personal opinions based on my own personal experiences at Marriott properties. They aren’t meant to be representative of other people’s views

CEO Arne talks about that & more here:

 

https://skift.com/2018/11/06/marriott-ceo-dont-worry-about-our-soft-third-quarter/

 

Among other things, it states:

 

A NEW RESERVATIONS SYSTEM IS ON THE WAY

Sorenson also revealed additional details about the new reservations system, ERS, that he previewed at the Skift Global Forum in September. The new system, which is modeled after an attribute-based booking system, has the potential to help Marriott boost direct bookings.

“Our new enhanced reservation system, which we call ERS, has been rolled out to over 500 hotels. ERS allows guests to select rooms based on a greater variety of room characteristics such as bed type, view, high or low floor, corridor room, balcony and so on, with more photography and hotel descriptions allowing greater customer choice and more effective marketing.”

 

Also a video below:

 

https://skift.com/2018/10/15/video-marriotts-new-reservations-system-could-be-its-secret-weapon-in-direct-booking-wars/ 

Well, due to “intermittent outages” I may or may not have success interacting here with others over the next 2-3 days!  I hope everybody triumphs, plus I hope your reservations, upcoming stays & elite status remain accurate and intact.  

 

I almost feel like I’m on that game show Treasure Hunt;  I’m not quite sure what I’m going to get from

New Marriott!

 

SEE YOU ON THE OTHER SIDE

 

So I finally jumped out of a perfectly good airplane yesterday, but the only thing scarier?

 

Awaiting Marriott IT Integration! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH......

 

As someone who enjoys Caribbean vacations, I found this information useful

 

From Marriott regarding Hurricanes Irma & Maria

Given the number of Marriott International hotels and resorts in the Caribbean, Marriott is still monitoring the outcome from Hurricane Irma & Maria paths. While most hotels are open, some hotels in the affected areas have sustained damage. Efforts are underway to fully restore operations as soon as possible. 

 

For information regarding hotel reservations, please have customers call Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Rewards hotels at (800) 228-9290 or for SPG hotels (888) 625-4988 . Some hotels in impacted areas are waving hotel cancellation and change fees but details will vary depending on the hotel. Those in countries outside of the United States with questions about hotel reservations should call the Marriott International toll-free number in their country.


US Virgin Islands

Marriott Frenchman's Reef Resort
St Thomas, USVI
Closed until Q2 2019

 

The Ritz-Carlton St Thomas Resort
St Thomas, USVI
Closed until Q2 2019

 

Westin St John
St John, USVI
Closed until Q2 2019

 

Renaissance St Croix Carambola Resort
St Croix , USVI
Closed until Q4, 2018

 

Other Caribbean Islands

Scrub Island Resort - Autograph Collection
British Virgin Islands
Closed until October, 2018

 

Puerto Rico

AC San Juan Hotel
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Open and operational

 

San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Open and operational

 

Renaissance La Concha Resort
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Open and operational

 

Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort
Carolina, Puerto Rico
Open and operational

 

Sheraton Old San Juan
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Open and operational

 

Sheraton San Juan Hotel & Casino
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Open and operational

 

Courtyard by Marriott Miramar
Miramar, Puerto Rico
Open and operational

 

Courtyard by Marriott Aquadilla
Aquadilla, Puerto Rico
Open and operational

 

Four Points Caguas Real Hotel & Casino
Caguas, Puerto Rico
Open and operational

 

The Ritz-Carlton San Juan
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Closed until Q2 2019

 

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve
Dorado, Puerto Rico
Closed until October 1, 2018

 

St Regis Bahia Beach
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
Closed until October 29, 2018

 

W Vieques
Vieques Island, Puerto Rico
Closed until further notice

 

Unaffected Destinations

All other properties in the following Caribbean destinations are operating and accepting reservations:

 

Cuba

Grenada

Jamaica

Grand Cayman
Aruba
Curacao
St Kitts
Bahamas
Barbados
Bonaire
Dominican Republic
Haiti

verysuiteboy

My Marriott Voice...

Posted by verysuiteboy Mar 6, 2018

Help me find a Unicorn,

 

Or a Yeti or Bigfoot,

 

The Loch Ness Monster or Amelia Earhart.

 

Will we ever find Atlantis, Utopia or Xanadu?

 

What about My Marriott Voice???

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I stayed at Casa Monica in St Augustine, Florida last week to celebrate my mother's birthday. She lives roughly 45 mins south, in the sleepy town of Flagler Beach, so I thought it would be nice to treat her to a stay in St Auggie.  Casa Monica requires a one-night deposit, which to me was nice, since on arrival, my two-night stay was already half paid for!

 

Hurricane Irma swept through the area a couple of weeks earlier, so I sent an email to the property, asking if all the employees were safe & accounted for, and whether the hotel had suffered any damage, wondering if my upcoming stay was in jeopardy!  Their Director of Rooms replied to my email, and said that yes everything was ok, thanks for asking.  I then mentioned that I had paid for a standard suite, and if I could possibly be upgraded to a "larger one".

 

She indicated that Casa Monica has five Signature Suites:  the Ponce de Leon or Anastasia Suites (which were one-bedroom), the Flagler or St Francis Suites (two-bedroom), and the Kessler Suite (three-bedroom). Furthermore, a couple of the Signature Suites took (water?) damage from the hurricane, but if the remaining ones were still available on arrival, we could certainly be upgraded!

 

Casa Monica opened in 1888, and is considered one of the most haunted hotels in America!  This splendid hotel  stands at the corner of Cordova & King Streets, the front facade on Cordova, but you actually pull in for valet parking on King. (The hotel is in the center of the historic district & within walking distance of everything.  By contrast, St Augustine Beach, across the Bridge of Lions, is more budget motels, pawn shops and the like)

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Upon pulling in to their porte cochère, I couldn't help but wonder how many horse-drawn carriages may have once come through there during the Victorian Age!  There's an original stained glass light fixture at the end of the valet (pictured below) where you drop off the car. It was created by Louis Tiffany himself for the hotel!

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They have one to two valets, plus a couple of doormen who open the double-doors in sync, letting you enter the neo-Moorish lobby

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The front desk clerk warmly welcomed me & thanked me for my platinum status, plus she "noticed" we were in a standard one-bedroom suite with sofa bed, but told us we could be upgraded to the St Francis Suite!  SWEET!  She also had an envelope for my mother that said "Happy Birthday". Inside her envelope was a note from the concierge & a coupon for a free dessert in the hotel bar/lounge area. (As an aside, standard suites rent for about $299/night but I took advantage of a AAA rate which dropped the rate to $251/night.  Asking price for St Francis Suite is $699-869/night)

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Keep in mind this is actually the Casa Monica RESORT & Spa, so consequently they can get away with no free breakfast, with breakfast running $20 per person extra. They did offer some special rates that included "$50 food & beverage credit" but after doing some homework I decided I'd try breakfast at some local businesses instead (such as Mary's Harbor View). Casa Monica also charges a $22/night resort fee

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The bellhop led us to the elevator which required key card access. On the 4th floor we came to our suite, and upon opening the door came across the secondary bedroom (two queens) as well as the second bath

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Down the hallway was a mini fridge & coffee maker, plus the living room

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Upstairs was strictly the master bed & bath

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Overall, I loved the hotel. It's nicely appointed, and everyone was extremely friendly & knowledgeable, with great suggestions about what to see or where to eat outside the hotel, so I give this property a four out of five Palm Trees

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Hope this helps!

Platboy4ever

verysuiteboy

Key Card Collecting

Posted by verysuiteboy Sep 6, 2017

This is silliness, but I’m collecting key cards from every Marriott brand, then framing the collection or creating an art piece! As of year-end 2019, I’ve been to 28 of 30 Marriott portfolio brands.  All I have remaining is Protea & Bvlgari!

 If I’m offered the “elite member” key card at check in, I ask to see what the regular key card looks like to see if I already have it.

 

 

Most cards were relatively easy to obtain, but I still need one from Marriott Exec Apts (my last stay there in Brussels, they didn’t have MEA-branded keys).  I wish I had started this long ago, but I got the idea after I stayed at the Miami Beach EDITIoN, since their key card is unique...

 

 

Anyone who wants to add their key cards can post here, too! 

 

AC Hotels

Aloft

Autograph Collection

Bvlgari

Courtyard

Delta Hotels

Design Hotels

EDITI0N

Element

Fairfield Inn & Suites

Four Points

Gaylord Hotels

JW Marriott

Le Meridien

Luxury Collection

Marriott

Marriott Executive Apartments

Marriott Vacation Club

Moxy Hotels

Protea Hotels

Renaissance Hotels

Residence Inn

Ritz-Carlton

Sheraton

SpringHill Suites

St Regis

TownePlace Suites

Tribute Portfolio

W Hotels

Westin

 

 

From April-August 2017:

 

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So I checked in at the Springhill Suites Orlando Lake Buena Vista yesterday, and there was a long line.  I gently closed my eyes as I got to the front of the line, trumpets started blaring (toot too toooooooo), the front desk clerk says "Here ye here ye, his Imperial Majesty, his Excellency, his Eminence, Mr Platinumboy has arrived.  No more delays, fetch his throne to carry him to his room".  Everyone in the lobby either bowed or curtseyed, then applauded enthusiastically. They laid out the red carpet.  All of a sudden I'm jolted awake from my daydream by a woman who runs over my foot with a stroller.  I exhale a great sigh.

 

Anyway, kidding aside, I'm extremely grateful to have finally had the privilege of making Lifetime Platinum Elite on my 49th birthday, and I look forward to perks for decades-to-come!!!  I feel as if a great weight has been lifted from my shoulders.

 

Thank you Marriott for 20 years of awesome stays, upgrades, points & relationships with many outstanding & fine people in the Marriott family! 

 

I'm excited to see what the future holds...

verysuiteboy

Loving Starwood

Posted by verysuiteboy May 28, 2017

So I have to say I'm really loving Starwood!  I had a new member promo that gives me 2500 bonus star points (7500 MR) after  my 1st stay plus 5000 bonus star points (15000 MR) after my 2nd stay. I logged into the SPG Dashboard to find this. Click here & sign in to SPG Dashboard To see what offers await you.  I stayed at the Westin Chicago Northwest last Thurs, paid $126 for a standard room  & got upgraded to a deluxe corner king junior suite.

 

Today, I only paid $106 tax included for a standard room, but got upgraded to the Westin Suite, maybe 800 sq ft, a nice recognition of my platinum status!

 

Also, they usually give either 500 star points (1500 MR) OR a couple of adult beverages with food at the bar as the platinum arrival gift, but today they gave me BOTH!

 

That's exceptional!

 

Honorable mention goes to their pool, where they reserve a lane for lap swimming!

 

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