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Nov 8, 11, 10:02 pm
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Views: 102,112
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Recently stayed there for a week. Can't begin to...

Recently stayed there for a week. Can't begin to list all of the problems we encountered -- from the minor (not getting new towels or soap over and over) to the major (check in messed up, cleaning...
Apr 28, 10, 10:47 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By CheapSk8

Thanks, JDiver. We have a "bonus" traveler hence...

Thanks, JDiver. We have a "bonus" traveler hence our PLT status + guests not being adequate. There's only one flight where no one has been upgraded and that lounge is not that great anyway, so...
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By CheapSk8

Award Booked in Biz, No Biz Seats & Thus No AC -- Suggestions?

4 or 5 months ago we booked several biz MileSAAver awards for an international trip later this month. When we booked the tickets, the agent told us that even though biz seats weren't available for...
Sep 8, 09, 7:11 pm
Replies: 757
Views: 158,209
Posted By CheapSk8

Same experience over the weekend. Also offered...

Same experience over the weekend. Also offered 500 points or free movie as amenity -- told there was no other plat amenity available.
Sep 4, 09, 10:33 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,500
Posted By CheapSk8

I have to say, this property just doesn't do it...

I have to say, this property just doesn't do it for me. If you're staying alone, maybe it's fine, but for a couple having a sliding door that doesn't latch separating the toilet/shower portion from...
Aug 31, 09, 9:16 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 8,323
Posted By CheapSk8

This is my first year as an SPG Plat and I have...

This is my first year as an SPG Plat and I have to say it has not been worth much except for a few amenities and a handful of upgrades. And several times when I was traveling with a colleague who...
Aug 30, 09, 7:59 pm
Replies: 335
Views: 24,723
Posted By CheapSk8

I'm hoping to make it and will post as soon as I...

I'm hoping to make it and will post as soon as I know for sure.
Aug 28, 09, 10:33 pm
Replies: 134
Views: 25,525
Posted By CheapSk8

Any thoughts about the best Frankfurt Starwood...

Any thoughts about the best Frankfurt Starwood for attending the Christmas market? We stayed at the Westin last year, which was fine, but are wondering if another hotel might be a better choice.
Forum: Africa
Aug 21, 09, 8:29 pm
Replies: 305
Views: 90,115
Posted By CheapSk8

If cigarette smoke bothers you, be prepared --...

If cigarette smoke bothers you, be prepared -- when I was there in 2005 sitting at the coffee shop area was like lounging in an ashtray and it quickly sold out of sandwiches, etc as the night went...
Apr 27, 09, 9:43 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 17,862
Posted By CheapSk8

Stayed at the Houston Vintage Park Element over...

Stayed at the Houston Vintage Park Element over the weekend. A few notes:
- We had trouble finding it in the dark, mainly because the directions we were getting on the GPS were wrong (probably...
Forum: Hawaii
Apr 21, 09, 10:30 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,433
Posted By CheapSk8

Pick up the Ultimate Kauai Guidebook: Kauai...

Pick up the Ultimate Kauai Guidebook: Kauai Revealed -- very helpful. There's a Hilton not far from the airport and it's reasonably priced. (Though the beach it is on isn't suitable for swimming.) ...
Apr 20, 09, 8:32 am
Replies: 121
Views: 17,862
Posted By CheapSk8

Element?

Has anyone stayed at the element in Houston? Planning to stay there this weekend because -- with tax -- it's $67/night and it's well-located for where we need to be this weekend. But if it's awful,...
Apr 17, 09, 11:41 pm
Replies: 337
Views: 60,230
Posted By CheapSk8

The concierge people have been activity...

The concierge people have been activity salespeople since at least the first time I stayed at this property before it was a Hilton. That's how it is at many of the hotels in Hawaii -- not just on...
Apr 4, 09, 12:16 am
Replies: 337
Views: 60,230
Posted By CheapSk8

just stayed at the Hilton Kauai Beach Resort for...

just stayed at the Hilton Kauai Beach Resort for the third time in 8 years. (The first time it was still the Radisson.) Have also stayed at the Sheraton. I can't imagine how you could stay on...
Replies: 18
Views: 3,360
Posted By CheapSk8

No -- white, middle-aged woman with brown hair. ...

No -- white, middle-aged woman with brown hair. I got her name but I'm guessing I shouldn't post it.
Replies: 18
Views: 3,360
Posted By CheapSk8

Me too -- I certainly don't think we should be...

Me too -- I certainly don't think we should be compensated in any way, but I do think she should be told to watch her behavior and ranting and confine it to times customers aren't within earshot and...
Replies: 18
Views: 3,360
Posted By CheapSk8

Frustrated FA venting to pax on flight.

The purser on Flight 1580 from LAX to ORD was amazing today. And not in a good way. As 1st class began to board, she literally raised her voice and started screaming, "you don't look like...
Mar 15, 09, 10:11 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 20,518
Posted By CheapSk8

Just wanted to add (slightly) more updated info. ...

Just wanted to add (slightly) more updated info. We stayed there in October 2007 and loved the proximity to tourist sights, easy and cheap bus access to the airport, friendly staff, and upgraded...
Feb 18, 09, 8:23 am
Replies: 159
Views: 33,268
Posted By CheapSk8

Just stayed there this weekend on a fantastic...

Just stayed there this weekend on a fantastic rate. The hotel is nice, the rooms are renovated, the bell staff and valets are nice. Gym is small but has chilled bottled water and there was never...
Feb 4, 09, 11:57 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,042
Posted By CheapSk8

I've spent 4 weeks at this property in the last 2...

I've spent 4 weeks at this property in the last 2 months as part of a large group. The good:
(1) Staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. Whether you need dry cleaning turned around quickly,...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Dec 17, 08, 8:31 pm
Replies: 433
Views: 41,643
Posted By CheapSk8

I can't believe my nutty secretary didn't ask you...

I can't believe my nutty secretary didn't ask you to wait 5 minutes when she knew I was on my way back to the office! I'm so sorry I didn't get to meet you, but I love the gifts!
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Dec 17, 08, 8:28 pm
Replies: 433
Views: 41,643
Posted By CheapSk8

Dear Santa AMRivlin, Thank you for the...

Dear Santa AMRivlin,

Thank you for the wonderful gifts! I'm so sad that I missed you when you came to deliver them! I was going to resist opening them but I only made it a day before the...
Nov 25, 08, 8:37 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By CheapSk8

This is great, thank you!

This is great, thank you!
Nov 22, 08, 9:36 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By CheapSk8

Thanks so much for your suggestions and...

Thanks so much for your suggestions and encouragement.
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