I don’t like clichés. Words such as curated and crafted irk me. But I feel differently about the term boutique and boutique hotels, in particular. When I think of a boutique hotel, I think of a hotel that portrays warmth and casual elegance without snooty attitude, where the rooms don’t all look the same, and … Read More
I stayed at the Hyatt Regency Tokyo for two nights in 2014, and again for two nights in January 2015, as part of my Around the World in Eight Days trip. I know there are other Hyatt hotels in Tokyo, and people are rather passionate about them, and downplay the Hyatt Regency, but it actually … Read More
I recently stayed at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel in Agra, India. My friend Karyn has Hhonors Diamond status so our room was upgraded to a suite and our breakfasts were included. I was impressed with the breakfast. The food was good and authentic Indian. The flavors and aromas were classic Indian. The staff went out … Read More
Winter wasn’t getting any shorter, and it was time for another mini-vacation. The Long Island Hyatt Regency is one of my favorite local go-to places. It’s just far enough away from NYC to feel like you really got away, but it’s really not far at all. Did I mention that it is a category 2 … Read More
I recently stayed at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel in Agra, India. Running outdoors was not an option, so I decided to work out at the gym. Getting to the fitness center was a little difficult – I had to go down one elevator, then outside past the pool, then re-enter another door. The pool actually … Read More
Fitness Center and a Massage at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto
In today’s tech savvy world, one of the top issues for hotel guests is tech-related. We want wi-fi! Constantly, we go in search of outlets to charge our gadgets. Even the least techy (*Kathy raises her hand*) wants accessible electrical outlets – preferably at a desk AND ALSO next to the bed. For me, it is … Read More
On a winter weekend in New York City, we caught a good weekend rate at the Andaz Wall Street Hotel, and had a great time exploring Lower Manhattan. I love the hotel!
The Hyatt Regency Kyoto is one of my favorite hotels. The rooms were gorgeous – airy and expansive, understated luxury. In addition, the manager and staff at the hotel excelled on every level!
Although, the machines in the Fitness Center at this Art Nouveau hotel In Prague, Czech Republic were new, expensive and state-of-the-art, it just all seemed to be too crowded.