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Sep 25, 19, 1:49 pm
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Itís not, the monorail station is at Atlantis...

Itís not, the monorail station is at Atlantis which could be a 20-30 minutes walk (if at all walkable, not sure if there are any pathways through the intersection connecting east and west...
Sep 25, 19, 3:43 am
Replies: 472
Views: 83,025
Posted By porkie

JW is one of the biggest hotels in the city with...

JW is one of the biggest hotels in the city with over a thousand rooms and two 70-story towers, the lobby area is always a mess with literally hundreds of people walking around (conference groups...
Sep 24, 19, 1:36 pm
Replies: 3,254
Views: 666,849
Posted By porkie

Congrats on the upgrade, did you book the base...

Congrats on the upgrade, did you book the base garden villa?

I have a 7 night stay coming up in November, the OVW is sold out on the site entirely for my dates however I was quoted $369 per night...
Jul 24, 19, 4:23 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,109
Posted By porkie

How would you compare the rooms themselves at CY...

How would you compare the rooms themselves at CY and Sheraton? Especially the comfort of the bed and shower.
May 23, 19, 8:21 am
Replies: 302
Views: 58,033
Posted By porkie

How does one reach the hotel from the San Lucia...

How does one reach the hotel from the San Lucia train station?
Apr 15, 19, 1:32 pm
Replies: 701
Views: 95,598
Posted By porkie

On 3rd stay was proactively upgraded to royal...

On 3rd stay was proactively upgraded to royal suite, itís a two bedroom suite but the pool and outdoor area is significantly bigger.
Mar 21, 19, 4:39 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,903
Posted By porkie

Do all segments need to be within the ďtravel...

Do all segments need to be within the ďtravel periodĒ for the flight to qualify? I have outbound flight on 3rd April and returning on 12th April (same ticket), would it qualify for the promo?
Dec 24, 18, 6:57 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,222
Posted By porkie

I stayed at the STR and absolutely loved the...

I stayed at the STR and absolutely loved the property even by international standards, would definitely go back there.
Nov 27, 18, 1:44 pm
Replies: 3,254
Views: 666,849
Posted By porkie

Does anyone know at what time rooms are added to...

Does anyone know at what time rooms are added to the inventory and become bookable for the night in 350 days from now? The night from 13th to 14th November 2019 is fully booked for garden villa...
Nov 14, 18, 2:40 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,508
Posted By porkie

On the housekeeping report there was just VIP 7...

On the housekeeping report there was just VIP 7 for me and VIP 8 for another room plus a whole bunch of rooms with no notes next to them.

When checking in today the VIP 4 was handwritten with...
Nov 14, 18, 2:27 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,508
Posted By porkie

SPG/Marriott VIP statuses

I checked in today at a LC property and the front desk agent put "VIP 4" with a pencil on the check in document. Few weeks ago I was staying at a different property (Sheraton) and when my room was...
Oct 31, 18, 3:39 am
Replies: 91
Views: 22,015
Posted By porkie

I got upgraded to victoria harbor suite...

I got upgraded to victoria harbor suite (pre-merger stay for 10 nights). I paid extra for club access, IIRC 1400 HKD/night. Initially booked lowest category room on BRG rate, to date itís been my...
Oct 30, 18, 9:27 pm
Replies: 3,254
Views: 666,849
Posted By porkie

So essentially no meaningful benefits (except for...

So essentially no meaningful benefits (except for breakfast in case of points bookings). Shame they had to fill the list with "no walk policy" (i wonder where regular guests are walked to) and the...
Oct 23, 18, 11:34 pm
Replies: 721
Views: 177,474
Posted By porkie

Those prices have been increased by at least 50%...

Those prices have been increased by at least 50% since I was there in Februaey this year. Really disappointing.
Oct 17, 18, 6:10 am
Replies: 3,254
Views: 666,849
Posted By porkie

5 days, didnít specifically asked for upgrade but...

5 days, didnít specifically asked for upgrade but asked the ambassador to make sure that hotel takes good care of us.
Oct 17, 18, 1:55 am
Replies: 3,254
Views: 666,849
Posted By porkie

Have a stay in 3 weeks on points (booked at...

Have a stay in 3 weeks on points (booked at 85k/night), I see that I'm already pre upgraded in the app to Sunset Overwater Villa - thanks to my ambassador.
Oct 17, 18, 1:35 am
Replies: 2,879
Views: 229,691
Posted By porkie

This wasn't the case before, the expiry time was...

This wasn't the case before, the expiry time was always date needed to be applied prior to, not the actual stay date.
Oct 16, 18, 4:08 pm
Replies: 1,646
Views: 190,439
Posted By porkie

Applied SNA for JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, 3+...

Applied SNA for JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, 3+ suites available all time but no confirmed upgrade. Today I got email that request is denied, 2 days before arrival and afrer 3 days of searching....
Oct 16, 18, 2:31 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,706
Posted By porkie

Checked in for one night, pre upgraded in the app...

Checked in for one night, pre upgraded in the app to the junior suite day before. Plat breakfast can be taken in both main restaurant and lounge.

Unlike Courtyard nearby they do not provide...
Oct 15, 18, 10:51 am
Replies: 701
Views: 95,598
Posted By porkie

I was thinking the same, but I decided that since...

I was thinking the same, but I decided that since I'm already paying for 3 nights might as well add one more to get 5th one free.
Oct 14, 18, 10:35 am
Replies: 446
Views: 74,147
Posted By porkie

The pool is good in morning hours, in the...

The pool is good in morning hours, in the afternoon it's better to access the pools/beach at the Le Meridien nearby (complimentary access to the facilities, 3 minutes walk).

The selection is...
Oct 11, 18, 7:57 am
Replies: 3,254
Views: 666,849
Posted By porkie

At W you can also upgrade for 20k points/night if...

At W you can also upgrade for 20k points/night if you prefer.
Sep 29, 18, 7:44 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,039
Posted By porkie

I think it'd mainly come down to the particular...

I think it'd mainly come down to the particular property he'd be staying at, Nusa Dua has some nice hotel like the StR or Ritz. I'd take 3 days just relaxing at the resort (there isn't much to do...
Sep 28, 18, 7:00 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,039
Posted By porkie

Seminyak has very similar feel to Nusa Dua, I'd...

Seminyak has very similar feel to Nusa Dua, I'd cut one of them and split the whole stay between beach and Ubud to get to experience both sides of the island. Otherwise you will feel that it's too...
Sep 15, 18, 9:50 am
Replies: 3,254
Views: 666,849
Posted By porkie

Transfer is $695 vs. $475 at the W, roundtrip per...

Transfer is $695 vs. $475 at the W, roundtrip per person.
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