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Oct 19, 19, 8:07 am
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Posted By AlexB

Am at the property now. Arrived at 3:00 PM, was...

Am at the property now. Arrived at 3:00 PM, was told no rooms were available of any type. They promised to text me when a room became available, which ended up being at 5:15 PM. Asked for a late...
Sep 6, 18, 12:40 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,541
Posted By AlexB

The following also have lounges: Park Plaza...

The following also have lounges:

Park Plaza Riverbank / Plaza on the River - Apparently share the same lounge

Park Plaza London Waterloo

Park Plaza Victoria London - Unlike the others, this...
Sep 5, 18, 2:32 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,541
Posted By AlexB

Lounge access for points in London?

Do any of the Radisson/Park Plaza hotels in London offer lounge access at the premium award level, or is that always at extra charge? The Aqua in Chicago offers lounge access for the higher...
Forum: Midwest
Aug 9, 17, 4:06 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 4,187
Posted By AlexB

Oh, wow, hopefully this is more than a pipe...

Oh, wow, hopefully this is more than a pipe dream...

http://www.jsonline.com/story/money/business/2017/08/09/effort-underway-bring-back-midwest-express-airlines/552399001/
Oct 20, 15, 9:37 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 45,308
Posted By AlexB

Had reserved a Mercedes CLA at LAS on Oct. 15,...

Had reserved a Mercedes CLA at LAS on Oct. 15, but upon arrival was told that I would be given a Dodge Charger instead, at the same rate because Sixt considers them the same class car. Tried to...
Sep 23, 15, 9:01 pm
Replies: 886
Views: 225,049
Posted By AlexB

Just stayed five nights here, and unlike most...

Just stayed five nights here, and unlike most posters, I was not impressed. Though a Diamond, received no upgrade or special treatment. The room was noisy both from the hallway and from the street.
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Views: 61,226
Posted By AlexB

As Platinum Ambassador: CP London...

As Platinum Ambassador:

CP London Kensington: Upgrade to 2-level suite if you e-mail in advance. Club lounge access consistently denied, though available for an upcharge.

CP Orlando Universal:...
Jun 13, 15, 7:33 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 10,427
Posted By AlexB

Grande is an OK name for their mid-sized premier...

Grande is an OK name for their mid-sized premier properties, but the largest hotels should be Sheraton Venti.
Sep 25, 14, 6:51 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,646
Posted By AlexB

Huntington Beach is excellent. Diamonds...

Huntington Beach is excellent. Diamonds occasionally get very impressive suite upgrades, and the property is very nice. The RC used to have erratic hours on weekends; that may have changed over the...
Aug 30, 14, 1:39 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 5,487
Posted By AlexB

Just stayed there. The lounge is closed on...

Just stayed there. The lounge is closed on weekends.

The hotel seemed empty, but I did not receive an upgrade. It's new, but it doesn't seem particularly...nice. One step above Ikea in room...
Jul 31, 14, 1:31 pm
Replies: 812
Views: 133,940
Posted By AlexB

There is only one Westin at LAX, which opened as...

There is only one Westin at LAX, which opened as the Stouffer Concourse, further east on Century Blvd. That's the noisy, not-so-well soundproofed hotel.
Jul 30, 14, 10:19 pm
Replies: 812
Views: 133,940
Posted By AlexB

How ironic...this hotel was one of the, if not...

How ironic...this hotel was one of the, if not the, original "Hyatt House", in the days when that was the standard name given to all Hyatt hotels. So it's going back to its roots.

This hotel has...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,219
Posted By AlexB

Fox is located off airport, via a two-stop...

Fox is located off airport, via a two-stop shuttle ride. First you go to the main rental car facility, then you take a Fox van from their to their own lot. A long ride. Once there, service is not...
Feb 16, 14, 3:34 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By AlexB

https://www.delta.com/skymiles/about_skymiles/bene...

https://www.delta.com/skymiles/about_skymiles/benefits_at_glance/choice_benefits/
Forum: DiningBuzz
Feb 3, 14, 6:17 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 49,689
Posted By AlexB

Four more for the list: Detroit: Iridescence...

Four more for the list:

Detroit: Iridescence (http://www.motorcitycasino.com/iridescence.aspx) restaurant on the 16th floor of Motor City Casino
Detroit: Skybar (http://www.skybardetroit.com/) on...
Replies: 22
Views: 14,732
Posted By AlexB

Was a regular at the CP Kensington in 2012 and...

Was a regular at the CP Kensington in 2012 and 2013, and while Platinum resulted in suite upgrades, in order to get lounge access I always had to pay extra.
Jan 23, 14, 10:03 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 25,517
Posted By AlexB

Just got the Belkin dongle, and it works pretty...

Just got the Belkin dongle, and it works pretty well. Minimal lag from my HTC One. No drivers or anything to install. Quality is just fine.

The only imperfection is that the outermost 3% or so of...
Jan 23, 14, 11:12 am
Replies: 70
Views: 13,710
Posted By AlexB

Yes, BA had 744 service from DTW to YMX, then on...

Yes, BA had 744 service from DTW to YMX, then on to LHR, in the 90s. It was a classy way to make the short hop, way better than the DC9 that NW offered as an alternative on the route.
Sep 25, 13, 8:36 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,397
Posted By AlexB

I support the OP. Currently have top status in...

I support the OP. Currently have top status in Hilton, Marriott, and IHG through credit card usage, and would love to see SPG (and Hyatt) have a comparable offering in their program.

Big credit...
Aug 2, 13, 11:00 am
Replies: 55
Views: 6,271
Posted By AlexB

1) It's an HTC One - Android. Factory resetting...

1) It's an HTC One - Android. Factory resetting means going into the setup screen and selecting this option. It's too obscure to happen by accident.

2) No

3) I logged onto T-Mobile's web site...
Aug 1, 13, 8:48 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 6,271
Posted By AlexB

Sky Club Staffer Factory Resets Lost Cell Phone

There is no one to blame but myself for this, but still...it's a real head-scratcher:

Left my cell phone at one of the ATL B concourse Sky Clubs. Went back 10 minutes later to retrieve it. One of...
Jan 26, 13, 3:27 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,715
Posted By AlexB

Yes, that is exactly how it works.

Yes, that is exactly how it works.
Forum: DiningBuzz
Aug 1, 12, 8:44 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 49,689
Posted By AlexB

Chicago: Cite (http://www.citechicago.com/) on...

Chicago: Cite (http://www.citechicago.com/) on the 70th floor of Lake Point Tower. A great Sunday brunch and a private feel since you have to walk through the condo building lobby to get upstairs.
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Replies: 3
Views: 1,355
Posted By AlexB

Caveat Rentor

Advice to the wise regarding EZ at LAX: Their tiny lot can be crammed with vehicles when you return a car. There can be no logical place to leave the car, and very little light at night to help you...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 22, 10, 9:16 am
Replies: 742
Views: 133,349
Posted By AlexB

It's not just the number of reviews that can...

It's not just the number of reviews that can reveal a shill, it's also the marketing-like language employed. Not a few reviews are worded like the below. No real reviewer would write like this.

"I...
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