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Yesterday, 11:55 pm
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Posted By bhrubin

As with all things, only you can answer that for...

As with all things, only you can answer that for you. St Regis is about more than hard product; soft product in terms of better service and better overall food and beverage are a big part of the...
Yesterday, 11:51 pm
Replies: 872
Views: 212,578
Posted By bhrubin

We also agree. We even had the Royal Overwater...

We also agree. We even had the Royal Overwater Villa...and cant say we’re dying to return to any OWV in Bora Bora, the Maldives, etc. Others may like it much more, but not everyone does. It isn’t...
Yesterday, 11:39 pm
Replies: 939
Views: 123,082
Posted By bhrubin

You might enjoy my Expert Review linked above...

You might enjoy my Expert Review linked above that I posted (unfortunately for you and some others) to the just as if sometimes more appropriate Luxury Hotels Forum:
...
Yesterday, 12:53 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 6,872
Posted By bhrubin

We now are confirmed for April/May 2020: 3...

We now are confirmed for April/May 2020:

3 nights: The Glasshouse, Edinburgh (Lady Glenorchy Suite w terrace)
4 nights: The Boath House, Nairn (Miekle Cottage, where we got engaged)
2 nights:...
Jun 24, 19, 12:57 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By bhrubin

We’ve flown F in LH, AA, BA, and EK from the West...

We’ve flown F in LH, AA, BA, and EK from the West Coast (and the old UA GF which no longer exists) to reach Europe. Of those, EK is the best, but LH F is just a bit less impressive. AA is actually...
Jun 24, 19, 10:34 am
Replies: 1,136
Views: 102,274
Posted By bhrubin

Nope. It’s still possible that it can go through...

Nope. It’s still possible that it can go through and clear up to a full day before your arrival. Since most people can cancel up to 48-72 hrs in advance, sometimes SNAs don’t clear until a day or two...
Jun 23, 19, 5:29 pm
Replies: 141
Views: 29,612
Posted By bhrubin

Be aware that Ambassador status in no way...

Be aware that Ambassador status in no way precludes the absence of a breakfast benefit at Ritz-Carlton hotels. Only the very rare RC properties without a Club (like Kyoto) might ever offer a...
Jun 23, 19, 10:05 am
Jun 22, 19, 12:49 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By bhrubin

Thanks so much for this wonderful review and...

Thanks so much for this wonderful review and summary!

I agree that the hard product at the Atlantis by Giardino Zurich property looks a bit more impressive, but this property still shows very well...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 22, 19, 10:26 am
Replies: 1,765
Views: 185,710
Posted By bhrubin

We've been to Taco Maria many times, but last...

We've been to Taco Maria many times, but last night was the first since they received their Michelin star earlier this month. Still as amazing as we remember. Incredibly tasty and unusual flavors and...
Jun 21, 19, 12:35 pm
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Views: 102,274
Posted By bhrubin

Log out and back in maybe. Give it a few days.

Log out and back in maybe. Give it a few days.
Jun 21, 19, 11:02 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,065
Posted By bhrubin

12 am - 5:30 am

12 am - 5:30 am
Jun 21, 19, 10:12 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,065
Posted By bhrubin

FWIW I stayed again here in late May/early June...

FWIW I stayed again here in late May/early June for a weekend and had a most impressive stay—and a pre-upgrade from an entry level room to the Ritz-Carlton Suite, no less! Service and air con were...
Jun 20, 19, 12:35 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 17,361
Posted By bhrubin

My husband always refers to this hotel's lounge...

My husband always refers to this hotel's lounge whenever he wistfully thinks of his favorites.
Jun 20, 19, 10:58 am
Replies: 110
Views: 10,924
Posted By bhrubin

So a thread starts with our OP sharing positive...

So a thread starts with our OP sharing positive experiences with Bonvoy. And continues with people who must bash Bonvoy at all costs. Let them eat cake, I say!

So for all the legacy SPGers who...
Jun 19, 19, 1:12 pm
Replies: 872
Views: 212,578
Posted By bhrubin

I think there is a great deal of confirmation...

I think there is a great deal of confirmation bias going on in this thread.
Jun 19, 19, 12:39 pm
Replies: 2,702
Views: 181,985
Posted By bhrubin

This surprises me greatly, actually. I am really...

This surprises me greatly, actually. I am really sorry to hear that!

If we can ask, at what brands are you spending those 77 nights? (And how many of those are BIB?)

I’m also surprised that...
Jun 19, 19, 11:43 am
Jun 19, 19, 11:41 am
Replies: 1,517
Views: 333,167
Posted By bhrubin

That child deserves a medal...and that father...

That child deserves a medal...and that father deserves an award for sheer patience and good humor.
Forum: Trip Reports
Jun 19, 19, 9:56 am
Replies: 37
Views: 4,283
Posted By bhrubin

Perhaps the greatest whisky experience we’ve ever...

Perhaps the greatest whisky experience we’ve ever had was barrel tasting at Glenfiddich and Balvenie with the Rare Brands manager at the time—still one of our very close friends. Sampling from old...
Jun 19, 19, 9:20 am
Replies: 147
Views: 31,097
Posted By bhrubin

Perhaps it didn’t work for you, but the end of...

Perhaps it didn’t work for you, but the end of the Bund location worked extremely well for us.
Jun 19, 19, 12:14 am
Replies: 147
Views: 31,097
Posted By bhrubin

Nothing is better than the Peninsula in Shanghai....

Nothing is better than the Peninsula in Shanghai. It isn’t even close.
Jun 18, 19, 8:32 pm
Replies: 1,136
Views: 102,274
Posted By bhrubin

I’d also encourage you to advise your...

I’d also encourage you to advise your Ambassador...and pass along sincere concern that Marriott IT is screwing with a supposed established benefit of very elite members​​​​​​. This could become a...
Jun 18, 19, 7:12 pm
Replies: 939
Views: 123,082
Posted By bhrubin

I want to remind everyone that some people are...

I want to remind everyone that some people are getting really bent out of shape and bickering over...eggs.

And this at one of the best luxury hotels in Tokyo.

When people wonder why Marriott...
Jun 18, 19, 5:09 pm
Replies: 939
Views: 123,082
Posted By bhrubin

I couldn't even guess--though I'd assume so. But...

I couldn't even guess--though I'd assume so. But I'd ask the hotel or my Ambassador to confirm!
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