• Hotels in Phoenix for the Nov NASCAR race - where to stay?

    My wife and I are going to Phoenix Nov 6-12th for the NASCAR race weekend. We try to visit a new-to-us track every year, and we're actually doing 2 this year - Charlotte & Phoenix. These trips are/were to celebrat...
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  • Recommended hotels in Indonesia

    Hi Y'all-   Going to Indonesia this Spring for 2 weeks to visit my daughter. Will be in Yogyakarta and Bali. Any suggestions for hotels for 3 people at both places?  Any other advice or suggestions? &...
    created by jjallen3
  • Holidays 2019: Home or Away?

    As the weather grows colder and the days shorter in the northern hemisphere, signs of the year-end holidays are upon us. Christmas decorations are in every store, seasonal "now hiring" signs are up, and pumpkin spice ...
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  • 2020 Upcoming Stays!

    <<—2019 Upcoming Stays      Welcome Insiders!   See where others stay & feel free to add your own! Note: To edit document, click EDIT on the upper right. Add your stay in the sam...
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  • ***Updated w/Happy Hour*** Hotel Restaurant Review: Main Kitchen (JW Marriott Downtown Houston, TX)

    BREAKFAST - - -   Occasion: While on a New Year's Eve staycation at the Aloft Downtown my wife & I ventured over to Main Kitchen a couple of blocks away for New Year's Day breakfast.    Ambia...
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  • Costa Rica - ANY Insider Advice!?!?? Coastal Property Recommendations Sought

    OK, hive mind: assuming that I have to go to Costa Rica (for work, seriously!), I haven't been in a fair number of years (and, when I was there, I didn't have the flexibility to stay at a Marriott property), and I'm f...
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  • 2019 Upcoming Stays

    Welcome Insiders!   See where others stay & feel free to add your own!   Note: To edit document, click edit on the upper right. Add stays in the same format as everyone else, then click the  ...
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  • High Pet Fees

    Why are the pet fees so high at some Marriott hotels? Residence Inn charges $100. We use a portable kennel for our two small dogs and don't leave them alone when we go out. We are going to start staying with other hot...
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  • Paris Charles deGaulle Airport - Marriott or Sheraton?

    Looking for suggestions / recommendations ...   I'm planning a trip this fall that will involve flying in & out of CDG (Paris deGaulle Airport) with a night at or near the airport at each end of my trip....
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  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Richmond Ashland - Great Value, Nice Staff

    I don't stay at Fairfield Inns very often, so I figured that the Fairfield Inn & Suites Richmond Ashland earned a shout-out for this weekend's high-value, fully-met-(and, OK, exceeded)-my-expectations stay! ...
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  • What does one ask for when the room has not been clean properly

    What does one ask for when the room has not been clean properly dirty duvet's, king bed that is two twin beds pushed together and not a proper king bed mattress, previous guest put tea bags in tea pot and house keepin...
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  • Hotels in Shanghai?  Recommendations on activities?

    Will be in Shanghai 25-28 October.  First trip there.  Onwards then to Singapore.  Back to Shanghai 1-5 Nov.  What hotels should we (husband and I) consider?  Activities?  Sightseeing?...
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  • Kansas City Ambassador (Autograph), Downtown, Splendid Steamboat Museum

    Just back from a quick stop in Kansas City and really pleased I decided to try the Autograph Ambassador downtown.  It's a nice property - indeed, it's a classic Autograph property (and, more times than not, I fin...
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  • Le Meridien Mexico City

    Just curious if anyone here has stayed at the Le Meridien Mexico City and their thoughts? I'm going at the end of the year on a guys trip for three days.   Looking for recommendations on what to do and where to ...
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  • Hotel Review: Gaylord Rockies

    The newest Gaylord property opened in December 2018. Located near Denver International Airport, the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center is a nice addition to the Gaylord hotel brand. It feels smaller than b...
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  • Bonvoy Points for Spa Services

    So, I recently stayed at the Wentworth by the Sea in New Castle, NH with a point redemption.  A wonderfully renovated hotel in a nice location even if the staff is a little rough around the edges.  Valet gre...
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  • 52 Hours in Vancouver, What To Do?

    For the second time in my life, I'm making a mileage run. My American Airline miles through December were looking to come in at 97K and change.  My work schedule is pretty packed, so it didn't look like I would g...
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  • Marriott to acquire Elegant Hotels Group

    More all-inclusive resorts coming.   Marriott International to Acquire Elegant Hotels Group Fueling Growth of All-Inclusive Platform | Marriott News Center    Elegant Hotels currently owns and operate...
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  • ABQ Balloon Fiesta - Mini-Tipple - Marriott Pyramid Albuquerque - Eye Candy

    What an experience!!!  I'm just back from a week at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta (AIBF), an extended stay at the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid hotel, and all of it ties into a not-really-a-mini-TIP...
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  • Best warm weather destinations in the month of Febuary

    Wife and I are celebrating our 30th.  We like exploring the local area, history, water activities.  She wants warm weather.
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