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Oct 30, 14, 4:07 pm
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Posted By ChrisH

Wow, the exact opposite of my experiences there,...

Wow, the exact opposite of my experiences there, must have been an off day!
Oct 10, 14, 6:04 am
Replies: 42
Views: 6,145
Posted By ChrisH

Some of my colleagues have experienced cabbies...

Some of my colleagues have experienced cabbies getting "lost" on the way from the airport - much better to get the express bus or the tram if you can.
Sep 17, 14, 9:10 am
Replies: 132
Views: 22,600
Posted By ChrisH

Yes, they normally try to upgrade. But if...

Yes, they normally try to upgrade.

But if you can afford it do try and stretch the Caley instead (maybe the points and cash deal?) or the Point doubletree - Grosvenor should be last resort only..
Sep 15, 14, 2:50 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 6,895
Posted By ChrisH

Just a quick update as I finally made it to the...

Just a quick update as I finally made it to the hotel:

Checkin:
Proper sign, mat and roped off HHonors line at reception (not needed tonight) nice lobby, approach and plenty of car parking.
...
Sep 14, 14, 8:10 am
Replies: 395
Views: 77,287
Posted By ChrisH

Always is during the week at least (spent a lot...

Always is during the week at least (spent a lot of time staring at that car park!)
Sep 14, 14, 8:08 am
Replies: 395
Views: 77,287
Posted By ChrisH

Not very often, especially from a classic room. ...

Not very often, especially from a classic room. I was there every week and had maybe a 1/5 chance of an upgrade at best.
Sep 11, 14, 11:21 am
Replies: 395
Views: 77,287
Posted By ChrisH

You should do, guest relations manager replied to...

You should do, guest relations manager replied to my feedback today and the language implied it's staying beyond September.
Sep 9, 14, 2:23 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 6,145
Posted By ChrisH

To be fair, pretty much everyone in the Waldorf...

To be fair, pretty much everyone in the Waldorf and the Glasshouse where I am now for the past few weeks have been American - it's that time of year!
Sep 8, 14, 2:05 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 6,145
Posted By ChrisH

I got the impression that it wasn't built as a...

I got the impression that it wasn't built as a hotel but as apartments like a lot of the other buildings round there.

I've visited in the depths of winter and it's still too hot, they need to make...
Sep 5, 14, 10:22 am
Replies: 395
Views: 77,287
Posted By ChrisH

Me too for our usual Edinburgh Christmas trip in...

Me too for our usual Edinburgh Christmas trip in the middle of December - good buy I think, especially if you can get them to upgrade you.
Sep 5, 14, 5:34 am
Replies: 395
Views: 77,287
Posted By ChrisH

I was just jumping on to post an update! Post...

I was just jumping on to post an update! Post 1st September they've got rid of the vouchers that let you choose breakfast or 10 in the bar and just replaced it with free breakfast instead.

Oh...
Aug 30, 14, 3:21 pm
Replies: 320
Views: 38,926
Posted By ChrisH

Not much interesting taking off at Newcastle,...

Not much interesting taking off at Newcastle, spent a week in a runway view room at the Renaissance Heathrow in a runway view room, far more interesting from a boy plane spotter point of view!
Aug 29, 14, 4:06 am
Replies: 320
Views: 38,926
Posted By ChrisH

Or if you want to spend a bit more and fancy a...

Or if you want to spend a bit more and fancy a really good (upmarket) curry then try this place which isn't too far to drive from the airport (this is the writeup from the local food critic):
...
Aug 11, 14, 3:26 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 35,404
Posted By ChrisH

Another grumpy gold here - used to have super...

Another grumpy gold here - used to have super fast access, now it's "free" it's super slow or I have to pay.

I just paid and then told reception that the free wasn't good enough at the Edinburgh...
Aug 4, 14, 2:17 pm
Replies: 395
Views: 77,287
Posted By ChrisH

Just to add, the elite perks here have increased...

Just to add, the elite perks here have increased a lot since the back end of last year. As a gold I used to just get internet and a drinks voucher. This time I got:

- Breakfast or 10 F&B credit...
Aug 3, 14, 1:48 am
Replies: 395
Views: 77,287
Posted By ChrisH

Will report back on what golds get when I'm there...

Will report back on what golds get when I'm there tomorrow - previously a free drink voucher and no upgrade ever on our corporate rate was the standard. I always invoked the "free in room movie in...
Jul 29, 14, 2:35 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,216
Posted By ChrisH

Speak for yourself, was at the Hilton Docklands...

Speak for yourself, was at the Hilton Docklands earlier in the the year where women's netball teams were staying for a tournament - almost spat my cereal out as they all paraded past my table in...
Jul 29, 14, 4:38 am
Replies: 61
Views: 9,091
Posted By ChrisH

Excellent, will look forward to it next week! I...

Excellent, will look forward to it next week! I only get 1 drink voucher normally as a gold (or did last year anyway).
Jul 28, 14, 4:12 pm
Replies: 132
Views: 22,600
Posted By ChrisH

Hadn't stayed here for a while but combo of the...

Hadn't stayed here for a while but combo of the festival and needing to requalify for gold brings me here this week. Roasting, noisy (my room is literally right above the the main doors), ancient...
Jul 28, 14, 1:56 am
Replies: 61
Views: 9,091
Posted By ChrisH

Back in the Waldorf Edinburgh again shortly for...

Back in the Waldorf Edinburgh again shortly for the first time since last Christmas so will report back on if they do anything like Chicago do - I'm not holding my breath!!
Jul 17, 14, 4:52 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,386
Posted By ChrisH

It let me register even though I'm not "new" -...

It let me register even though I'm not "new" - will report back to see if it works!
Jul 10, 14, 7:47 am
Replies: 4,198
Views: 653,161
Posted By ChrisH

Wouldn't you save the extra and jump on a...

Wouldn't you save the extra and jump on a southern or capital connect train instead?
Jul 9, 14, 2:04 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 10,878
Posted By ChrisH

Marbs? Certainly the in place but only...

Marbs? Certainly the in place but only recommended if you want the UK in Spain!
Jul 6, 14, 3:40 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 18,396
Posted By ChrisH

Poor of them not to upgrade the standard room to...

Poor of them not to upgrade the standard room to deluxe - they did that for me as a gold! Maybe they are busier now..
Forum: Ritz Carlton
Jul 4, 14, 10:35 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,488
Posted By ChrisH

You've obviously never had the pleasure of...

You've obviously never had the pleasure of visiting Northampton (UK) then - never got my card out there in 2 months of staying every week...
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