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Jul 8, 20, 10:47 am
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Posted By navelfluff

Has anyone stayed here following the July...

Has anyone stayed here following the July re-opening? I'm booked in next week. I am aware that breakfast is now continental only, but wondered if anything else had changed. This stay, booked months...
Jul 8, 20, 10:42 am
Replies: 64
Views: 8,655
Posted By navelfluff

Has anyone stayed here since it has re-opened in...

Has anyone stayed here since it has re-opened in early July? I am booked in July 18th and wonder what to expect, especially w.r.t. breakfast as I know some lower end properties are doing away with...
Jan 10, 19, 12:30 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 7,214
Posted By navelfluff

With less travel to Liverpool, I have only stayed...

With less travel to Liverpool, I have only stayed here a handful of times in the past year, the last being a few weeks ago in mid-December. I checked in this evening and was refused a drinks voucher....
Dec 28, 17, 1:56 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,114
Posted By navelfluff

The latter. I thought the city was a dump. The...

The latter. I thought the city was a dump. The Manufaktura shopping mall complex is a very impressive re-purposing of old industrial buildings, but once you are inside you could be anywhere in Europe.
Dec 21, 17, 7:03 am
Replies: 150
Views: 16,037
Posted By navelfluff

My last client contract ended early, so rather...

My last client contract ended early, so rather than blast through requalification this year, I just squeaked in 50 nights with a very pleasant 3 night personal stay at the Aloft in Liverpool.
Dec 21, 17, 6:58 am
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Views: 1,269,080
Posted By navelfluff

This thread is not here to ask about hotels, it...

This thread is not here to ask about hotels, it is to report so that others can be informed. You would be best posting to the specific thread about the property.
Dec 18, 17, 3:56 am
Replies: 60
Views: 7,580
Posted By navelfluff

I stayed here with my wife on Thursday night. ...

I stayed here with my wife on Thursday night.

Check-in: As diamond I was upgraded to a deluxe room, but was denied a suite despite those being shown as available on the Hilton app for that night....
Dec 10, 17, 3:14 am
Replies: 56
Views: 7,214
Posted By navelfluff

Correct.

Correct.
Dec 10, 17, 3:13 am
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Views: 7,214
Posted By navelfluff

Q Park seems tighter than the NCP so I imagine...

Q Park seems tighter than the NCP so I imagine the GTR would be a nightmare.

Not sure about recategorisation of top floor rooms, but that's pretty much where I always stayed.
Dec 1, 17, 11:19 am
Replies: 56
Views: 7,214
Posted By navelfluff

I just spent three nights here - my first time...

I just spent three nights here - my first time back after over a year. I was impressed with the small improvements at the property.

I was upgraded to a top-floor room (609), which I have stayed in...
Nov 13, 17, 10:30 am
Replies: 65
Views: 6,705
Posted By navelfluff

Maybe SPG could do the same as Hilton and...

Maybe SPG could do the same as Hilton and introduce the sliding bar with 0 points at one end and 0 at the other end. I use that quite a bit for my HHonors points.
Nov 13, 17, 2:18 am
Replies: 226
Views: 40,913
Posted By navelfluff

I like the corner suites - usual king size...

I like the corner suites - usual king size bedroom, bigger bathroom and a fairly small but funky triangular shaped lounge with floor-to-ceiling windows as you go into the apex, i.e. the very sharp...
Nov 12, 17, 7:59 am
Replies: 226
Views: 40,913
Posted By navelfluff

Not my experience at all. For every single stay...

Not my experience at all. For every single stay this year I was pre-allocated, either on the evening before or morning of arrival, an upgraded room. I always booked basic and always got either a...
Nov 8, 17, 9:07 am
Replies: 70
Views: 13,073
Posted By navelfluff

Lidl'n'Aldi do amazing liquor. The Aldi London...

Lidl'n'Aldi do amazing liquor. The Aldi London Gin (https://www.aldi.co.uk/oliver-cromwell-london-dry-gin-70cl/p/003325000454400) has won awards, beating competitors costing four times as much. Plus...
Nov 8, 17, 2:26 am
Replies: 34
Views: 5,145
Posted By navelfluff

Reading between the lines, I think what you are...

Reading between the lines, I think what you are really saying here is "I was getting along fine until somebody hit me with the stupid stick and I spent over $1,000 on a phone. Then the problems with...
Nov 6, 17, 3:49 pm
Replies: 226
Views: 40,913
Posted By navelfluff

I did about 30 nights there this year. It's a...

I did about 30 nights there this year. It's a firm favourite. I hope to get back before Christmas.
Nov 3, 17, 10:10 am
Replies: 43
Views: 6,990
Posted By navelfluff

Have any Platinum members stayed at the Royal...

Have any Platinum members stayed at the Royal recently? As it less than 20 miles from home I rarely stay in Bristol, but I just booked a Friday next month as my company's Christmas party is in the...
Oct 31, 17, 1:30 am
Replies: 90
Views: 13,153
Posted By navelfluff

Sheraton Grand Krakow for me - platinum...

Sheraton Grand Krakow for me - platinum recognition, room (suite) quality, breakfast, and best of all the location
Oct 31, 17, 1:27 am
Replies: 26
Views: 5,027
Posted By navelfluff

Having stayed many times at the Sheraton Grand in...

Having stayed many times at the Sheraton Grand in Edinburgh I should be ashamed of that mistake :)

As for the other one though, I can't even bring myself to write down its name here, let alone...
Oct 29, 17, 12:49 am
Replies: 26
Views: 5,027
Posted By navelfluff

UK is another example that supports this - just...

UK is another example that supports this - just one property (Liverpool) outside of London
Oct 28, 17, 10:39 am
Replies: 378
Views: 56,650
Posted By navelfluff

If you mean the double nights/stays, it is...

If you mean the double nights/stays, it is instant i.e. the nights/stays are doubled-up immediately the points for the stay are posted.
Oct 25, 17, 12:06 am
Replies: 928
Views: 832,582
Posted By navelfluff

If your criteria of "close to the city centre" is...

If your criteria of "close to the city centre" is flexible, then I would recommend a favourite of mine - the Hilton at Wembley. It is close the tube station, which in turn is just two stops from...
Oct 17, 17, 3:13 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 6,771
Posted By navelfluff

I have always been upgraded on points stays, as...

I have always been upgraded on points stays, as have my (adult) children when they have stayed on points bookings I have made on their behalf.
Oct 11, 17, 11:39 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,617
Posted By navelfluff

Interestingly, having been almost exclusively...

Interestingly, having been almost exclusively Hilton this year, I just got the same double stay / night promotion from SPG. My new client assignment is very convenient for a Sheraton, which means I...
Oct 10, 17, 3:20 pm
Replies: 378
Views: 56,650
Posted By navelfluff

I got the 2x nights / stays through mid-December....

I got the 2x nights / stays through mid-December.
I also got 1K points per stay & 10K points after 25 nights.

The nights/stays boost is perfect timing as I had only done 6 nights YTD (been...
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