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Oct 16, 20, 2:47 pm
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Views: 182,153
Posted By ClarkGriswold

I'm looking to book a Vail / Beaver Creek area...

I'm looking to book a Vail / Beaver Creek area Hyatt property next week. Will someone who's an agent reach out to me with offers at properties in that area? Thanks!
Feb 3, 20, 1:28 pm
Replies: 137
Views: 24,896
Posted By ClarkGriswold

Just ask. "Hey, I'm in town for a couple of...

Just ask. "Hey, I'm in town for a couple of days, and if you have a higher-end suite available, I'd greatly appreciate it". Mention if there is some special occasion (doesn't have to be a big deal...
Jan 31, 20, 4:43 pm
Replies: 137
Views: 24,896
Posted By ClarkGriswold

I've found front desk reluctant to upgrade at...

I've found front desk reluctant to upgrade at check-in and have to push them gently to get a regency suite (which isn't that big), even when the app shows available.

However, when I respond to the...
Jan 30, 20, 8:10 pm
Replies: 132
Views: 35,616
Posted By ClarkGriswold

I was there first week of this month. They had...

I was there first week of this month. They had most of the wing by the spa shut down, but the rest of hotel was up and running just fine. They told me they're doing the renovations in sections....
Dec 4, 19, 9:06 am
Replies: 2,579
Views: 292,780
Posted By ClarkGriswold

They're trying to sweeten the deal for business...

They're trying to sweeten the deal for business folks who will expense parking on paid stays and whose personal travel will benefit from more reward stay perks. I know it doesn't matter if you own...
Nov 18, 19, 12:40 pm
Replies: 1,186
Views: 312,443
Posted By ClarkGriswold

The way that works is the the higher floors'...

The way that works is the the higher floors' window get over the top of the trees, enabling you to have an unobstructed view of the bay. Given it's on a hillside, each building's 1st and 2nd floors...
Nov 5, 19, 11:20 am
Replies: 2,579
Views: 292,780
Posted By ClarkGriswold

As jasonvr, the only way to ensure the property...

As jasonvr, the only way to ensure the property has to do in line with WoH Terms and Conditions is a Guest of Honor booking. However, many properties will extend benefits to a second room. You...
Oct 17, 19, 3:07 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By ClarkGriswold

They'll comp it for the night. They've even let...

They'll comp it for the night. They've even let me leave it there for free for 4-5 days when flying out (though that's not their stated policy, but they will let you leave it there longer for a...
Oct 12, 19, 3:41 pm
Replies: 1,186
Views: 312,443
Posted By ClarkGriswold

Completely agree. The property is beautiful by...

Completely agree. The property is beautiful by highly isolated. Unless you're there for weeks, the cost of getting a car won't be much more than back and forth uber/transport.

It's worth having...
Oct 7, 19, 10:19 am
Replies: 2,579
Views: 292,780
Posted By ClarkGriswold

Go to the front desk as soon as possible and tell...

Go to the front desk as soon as possible and tell them. Explain that you just found out your plans changed and ask if you can cancel that last night. Confirm with them that you won't be charged /...
Oct 5, 19, 6:54 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By ClarkGriswold

I run into this a lot when traveling with my...

I run into this a lot when traveling with my family, as I have small kids that a pullout couch doesn't bother (they're still young enough that it's cool). So while I book 2 bed room, I also much...
Sep 26, 19, 12:45 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 22,553
Posted By ClarkGriswold

No, it doesn't. Likely you can purchase access...

No, it doesn't. Likely you can purchase access direct from the hotel though. Give them a call and ask. Usually it's like $50-$80 a day, which for this club is definitely worth it.
Sep 18, 19, 4:58 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 3,051
Posted By ClarkGriswold

correct. I've gotten uniform "no"s on this from...

correct. I've gotten uniform "no"s on this from my concierge and globalist line.

Haven't had need to do it, but as far as I know, you can do a points suite free night booking (e.g., 32K a night...
Sep 18, 19, 3:01 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 3,051
Posted By ClarkGriswold

Generally speaking, I've found properties that...

Generally speaking, I've found properties that are willing to extend globalist benefits like breakfast to multiple rooms will accommodate multiple upgrades/room blocking requests as well. I think a...
Sep 18, 19, 11:33 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,051
Posted By ClarkGriswold

Properties vary on their policy on extending...

Properties vary on their policy on extending Globalist benefits to additional rooms on the reservation that the globalist is not occupying. The most common (80%+) I've seen is that they'll extend to...
Sep 16, 19, 9:50 am
Replies: 119
Views: 30,108
Posted By ClarkGriswold

I agree, I was there a few weeks ago for a few...

I agree, I was there a few weeks ago for a few nights on business - we were lazy one night and just grabbed dinner and drinks there at the hotel. It was surprisingly good.

They also blocked me...
Aug 29, 19, 4:31 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,889
Posted By ClarkGriswold

From what I've heard in one of the globalist...

From what I've heard in one of the globalist groups on FB, this option is available to managers outside of China/Asia, but that others are just being far more selective about who they extend it to.
Aug 24, 19, 1:20 pm
Replies: 2,579
Views: 292,780
Posted By ClarkGriswold

No. At least you're not supposed to be able to. ...

No. At least you're not supposed to be able to. I've seen a few data points where people did get credit but I think it was glitch / mis-code.
Aug 23, 19, 9:12 am
Replies: 664
Views: 156,182
Posted By ClarkGriswold

WoH central may not be able to apply it, but I'd...

WoH central may not be able to apply it, but I'd try asking the property directly if they will apply it (they can do so). Globalists stay on properties with lounges all the time without being put in...
Aug 23, 19, 9:04 am
Replies: 38
Views: 9,929
Posted By ClarkGriswold

This is a fair assessment. The service can be...

This is a fair assessment. The service can be good sometimes, but it's just not consistent. I've never been able to put my finger on it, but "aloof" is a spot on description of the front desk folk....
Aug 19, 19, 1:16 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 19,829
Posted By ClarkGriswold

Another DP: Had a bunch of stays in late...

Another DP:

Had a bunch of stays in late July post 8/15, but I noticed some early July stays didn't so I called the concierge line. She said I'd need to wait another couple of weeks before asking...
Aug 16, 19, 10:21 am
Replies: 2,579
Views: 292,780
Posted By ClarkGriswold

Also too, read the first part of the T&C section...

Also too, read the first part of the T&C section "may not be redeemed at all Hyatt hotel or resort locations and may have minimum room-type and rate requirements for the underlying reservation,...
Aug 16, 19, 10:16 am
Replies: 2,579
Views: 292,780
Posted By ClarkGriswold

Regardless of what your confirmation says it's...

Regardless of what your confirmation says it's not the standard rate -- as you said it's a "considerably" lower rate. Give it a go if you want, but I doubt you're going to get anywhere with WoH but...
Aug 16, 19, 9:31 am
Replies: 2,579
Views: 292,780
Posted By ClarkGriswold

From my understanding and previous experience,...

From my understanding and previous experience, yes what you're being told is correct. The terms and conditions for suite upgrades says " In order to redeem a Suite Upgrade Award at a Hyatt hotel...
Aug 14, 19, 3:13 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 16,237
Posted By ClarkGriswold

also curious what you got with Private + TSU...

also curious what you got with Private + TSU (thinking about doing similarly this fall).
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