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Mar 5, 20, 7:41 pm
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Posted By saint77

2019 was not a good year for me for upgrades ...

2019 was not a good year for me for upgrades

2020 is getting off to a better start

I got a Jr Suite at the Florence, IT Hilton on the Club Lounge floor (with a surprisingly nice Happy Hour...
Jan 18, 20, 7:40 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,102
Posted By saint77

what a sad affair this hotel has been ugly...

what a sad affair this hotel has been

ugly little rooms despite being on the Executive level

the Club evening experience was like locusts descending on a corn field with the huge number of...
Jan 6, 20, 10:56 am
Replies: 815
Views: 235,591
Posted By saint77

one of the few redeeming traits of the 1st Class...

one of the few redeeming traits of the 1st Class lounge at Doha is they will bring you out a glass of Champagne if requested

however the sleeping area features a few scuzzy little high-backed...
Jan 6, 20, 5:39 am
Replies: 815
Views: 235,591
Posted By saint77

you can visit any oneworld alliance lounge as QR...

you can visit any oneworld alliance lounge as QR Platinum at HK airport holding the cheapest economy ticket
Jan 4, 20, 9:18 pm
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Views: 235,591
Posted By saint77

whenever I visit Hong Kong, I am reminded of just...

whenever I visit Hong Kong, I am reminded of just how weak the QR lounges are in Doha and how poorly they treat their Platinum status holders, particularly those holding upgraded tickets

in HK...
Replies: 12
Views: 2,627
Posted By saint77

90 minutes between shuttles at peak arrival time...

90 minutes between shuttles at peak arrival time for a supposed airport hotel?

decent rooms and price but total failure to deliver as I just ordered my own Uber (QAR 35) to get to the hotel

the...
Replies: 135
Views: 55,466
Posted By saint77

IC Hong Kong Were you (or for multi-stayers...

IC Hong Kong

Were you (or for multi-stayers are you generally) happy with the hotel/stay?
Yes

Which room did you book and which upgrade did you receive?
Booked basic, got Harbour View room
...
Replies: 1,415
Views: 311,958
Posted By saint77

the Club level is worth it for the service and...

the Club level is worth it for the service and Champagne (Moet?)

the wines served are better than most ICs in Asia as they spend +/- USD 15 a bottle rather than maybe $8

it seems they rotate...
Replies: 2,182
Views: 351,732
Posted By saint77

there were many gripes about Spire status...

there were many gripes about Spire status initially but personally I think the status recognition was quite good in 2019

several IHG hotels I stayed at, it seemed you actually did have top status...
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Views: 55,466
Posted By saint77

IC Marseille

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Dec 11, 19, 6:42 am
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Views: 1,792
Posted By saint77

yes each of the properties I stayed at was unique...

yes each of the properties I stayed at was unique Sydney was like a glorified Holiday Inn Express, Alexandra was simply below Hilton standards where I was given a perfectly awful smelling small room...
Dec 11, 19, 2:52 am
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Views: 1,792
Posted By saint77

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

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Dec 11, 19, 2:44 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,792
Posted By saint77

Indigo for IHG might be similar positioning but...

Indigo for IHG might be similar positioning but Curio seems more upscale regarding the interior finish and yes as Diamond I expect a nice sized room, good service, decent breakfast and reasonably...
Dec 10, 19, 2:44 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,792
Posted By saint77

my 3rd Curio Hotel was the charm

I stayed at the Sydney Curio and was completely disappointed by the small lackluster rooms, service overall was good and I liked the breakfast but little else

the Alexandra Curio in Barcelona gave...
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Posted By saint77

maybe the extra RA free night is a consolation...

maybe the extra RA free night is a consolation prize for those who will not be renewed :p
Replies: 114
Views: 22,080
Posted By saint77

any recent updates on this hotel regarding RA...

any recent updates on this hotel regarding RA benefits?
Nov 19, 19, 12:30 am
Replies: 30
Views: 5,721
Posted By saint77

this hotel is in a good location and probably the...

this hotel is in a good location and probably the best branded hotel option in Namibia

however the room I was in had filthy carpet and the furniture was badly stained = disgusting

service was...
Nov 18, 19, 10:14 pm
Replies: 727
Views: 222,394
Posted By saint77

I just paid USD348 for Windhoek to Doha upgrade Y...

I just paid USD348 for Windhoek to Doha upgrade Y to J after the Doha to Windhoek J seats were sold out, no upgrade of any sort was possible

luckily on the flight down the back of the plane was...
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Views: 311,958
Posted By saint77

good opportunity to stay at this hotel at IC...

good opportunity to stay at this hotel at IC Grand Stanford rates ;-)
Nov 16, 19, 9:27 am
Replies: 727
Views: 222,394
Posted By saint77

oddball upgrade offer Kuwait to Doha USD 486...

oddball upgrade offer

Kuwait to Doha USD 486 (1.5 hours)

Doha to Windhoek USD 406 (9.5 hours)

of course they are not offering a Qmile upgrade online

I would pay the $406 but I have a few...
Nov 13, 19, 10:55 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 67,450
Posted By saint77

oddball upgrade offer Kuwait to Doha USD 486...

oddball upgrade offer

Kuwait to Doha USD 486 (1.5 hours)

Doha to Windhoek USD 406 (9.5 hours)

of course they are not offering a Qmile upgrade online

I would pay the $406 but I have a few...
Replies: 182
Views: 45,833
Posted By saint77

but we can get you a glass of Argento Shiraz ...

but we can get you a glass of Argento Shiraz
https://supercellargt.com/product/argento-shiraz-75cl/

or Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet...
Replies: 135
Views: 55,466
Posted By saint77

IC Festival City Dubai

IC Dubai Festival City


Were you (or for multi-stayers are you generally) happy with the hotel/stay?
More or less

Which room did you book and which upgrade did you receive?
Booked cheapest,...
Replies: 182
Views: 45,833
Posted By saint77

big disappointment for me, no more Champagne in...

big disappointment for me, no more Champagne in the Club Lounge ;-(
Nov 12, 19, 12:52 am
Replies: 1,939
Views: 421,538
Posted By saint77

I am sure this topic has been mentioned...

I am sure this topic has been mentioned previously

on a recent visit to Al Safwa, it took me forever to connect to the internet

it is perfectly absurd that there is no private wi-fi link in a...
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