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Aug 15, 12, 11:59 am
Replies: 57
Views: 13,852
Posted By trader61

I stay here whenever I have an early flight out. ...

I stay here whenever I have an early flight out. They have done a wonderful job with renovations and I've yet to have any reason to complain. The night manager when I check-in is always friendly as...
Jul 17, 12, 9:42 pm
Replies: 316
Views: 95,639
Posted By trader61

I was upgraded to room 104 last November for 9...

I was upgraded to room 104 last November for 9 night stay from a garden view room as a plat. As mentioned, it's 10 feet from the sand. You still have a small patio and there's no traffic in that 10...
Nov 11, 11, 6:27 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 9,864
Posted By trader61

I'm planning a stay in February as well. Anybody...

I'm planning a stay in February as well. Anybody with a review?
Sep 11, 11, 8:39 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 23,091
Posted By trader61

It's an all-inclusive category 5 and rooms are...

It's an all-inclusive category 5 and rooms are now bookable. Can book with cash, points or cash & points :D

www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=3693
Mar 29, 11, 6:47 pm
Mar 22, 11, 5:52 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,037
Posted By trader61

I'm gold out of MSP and honestly don't remember...

I'm gold out of MSP and honestly don't remember my last upgrade. I would say my upgrades have been closer to 5%. I can't comment whether they are just heavy PLT routes etc. I should add, I also...
Jan 23, 11, 7:48 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,757
Posted By trader61

I just got off the phone with Amex. Apparently,...

I just got off the phone with Amex. Apparently, the new laws no longer allow upgrades whereas a member shifts to a card with a higher annual membership fee unless they have had the initial card for...
Dec 15, 09, 7:23 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 10,415
Posted By trader61

This is a very generous gesture on *woods part. ...

This is a very generous gesture on *woods part. It's service like this that reassures me I made the right decision in switching away from Marriott last December.
Nov 30, 09, 9:29 pm
Replies: 304
Views: 76,847
Posted By trader61

Mike, Go for the beach palapa. The beach...

Mike,

Go for the beach palapa. The beach view is something postcards are made of and their pool is mediocre at best.
Nov 10, 09, 5:47 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 4,504
Posted By trader61

My justification for the membership was that I...

My justification for the membership was that I could grab a quick snack and hold off my meal for when I got to my destination. Without the old snacky stuff, I find myself going to restaurants now...
Oct 5, 09, 6:56 pm
Replies: 930
Views: 181,089
Posted By trader61

I'm 99% certain Champions is always included but...

I'm 99% certain Champions is always included but Pavilion Bar was only allowed during the pool construction.
Oct 4, 09, 6:29 pm
Replies: 930
Views: 181,089
Posted By trader61

All are included except Ruth's and Lobby Cafe. ...

All are included except Ruth's and Lobby Cafe. Amongst those included are Simply Fish, La Vista, Lobby Bar, Ketsu & Waves (pool and beach area)
Oct 1, 09, 6:34 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,917
Posted By trader61

Morrison--a great poet, songwriter and...

Morrison--a great poet, songwriter and singer...seems he was a prophet too :p
Sep 30, 09, 10:13 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 7,771
Posted By trader61

A sad day indeed.

A sad day indeed.
Sep 29, 09, 12:08 pm
Replies: 930
Views: 181,089
Posted By trader61

We still got a food/drink bill at the end of each...

We still got a food/drink bill at the end of each meal and would sign it to our room. The totals would then be removed each morning from our hotel bill (minus any additional tip). I just kept track...
Sep 26, 09, 7:22 pm
Replies: 930
Views: 181,089
Posted By trader61

I recently stayed there on a reward and was...

I recently stayed there on a reward and was upgraded as PLT to an ocean/pool view room upon check in. It turned out to be a huge bummer due to the pool construction noise. After 3 mornings of...
Sep 8, 09, 7:20 pm
Replies: 859
Views: 36,530
Posted By trader61

Spent the weekend in an oceanfront Jr suite at...

Spent the weekend in an oceanfront Jr suite at the Westin Aruba on a 1FWN reward. Wonderful treatment too!
Aug 23, 09, 8:43 am
Replies: 930
Views: 181,089
Posted By trader61

Under normal circumstances, I fully agree. But...

Under normal circumstances, I fully agree. But with prices this low, and the fact OP was using 270k points, paying cash for room and upgrading to Tradewinds is a no-brainer. Lower cost but much...
Aug 21, 09, 3:07 pm
Replies: 930
Views: 181,089
Posted By trader61

You would be much better off using the AAA rate...

You would be much better off using the AAA rate of $135.00 even if you have to purchase a new membership to get it. At that point, sell them your 270k points for $2000.00, upgrade to Tradewinds and...
Jul 8, 09, 5:07 pm
Replies: 144
Views: 17,907
Posted By trader61

They gave me 2 free "anytime" days for the 2...

They gave me 2 free "anytime" days for the 2 one-two-free days I couldn't use. It wasn't so much an equal trade for the free days lost but also to compensate for the extremely poor customer service...
Jul 3, 09, 2:58 pm
Replies: 144
Views: 17,907
Posted By trader61

Well, nobody called me back from customer service...

Well, nobody called me back from customer service so I made another call. I was treated very poorly over the phone by front line and I again requested a call from a supervisor. After 3 days, I was...
Jun 29, 09, 10:40 am
Replies: 92
Views: 7,130
Posted By trader61

I've always justified my membership dues to my...

I've always justified my membership dues to my company as a cost savings because I grab a little grub at the lounge rather than go to restaurants at the airports. This is no longer valid and i'll be...
Jun 23, 09, 9:55 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,335
Posted By trader61

Tried 5 locations in USA this week, no luck!!!

Tried 5 locations in USA this week, no luck!!!
Jun 23, 09, 9:53 pm
Replies: 144
Views: 17,907
Posted By trader61

Thumbs down I have 2 left but can't seem to use either. It's...

I have 2 left but can't seem to use either. It's not because I won't have an opportunity, it's because National won't allow me to due to capacity controls at the 5 (YES 5) different locations I was...
Jun 8, 09, 5:58 pm
Replies: 325
Views: 45,767
Posted By trader61

The link I was sent said I had until June 30th as...

The link I was sent said I had until June 30th as well. Therefore, I decided to hold off until later this month to decide based on how many nights I would be earning from the newest promo. When I...
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