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Sep 25, 19, 9:17 am
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Posted By catsassy

The Dixon

I have stayed at the Dixon twice this year. They had very reasonable rates around 130 GBP a night in July and August
The first room we had a view of a concrete wall but it was beautifully decorated...
Sep 23, 19, 9:59 am
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Views: 48,307
Posted By catsassy

Smile Late August 2019 stay

Stayed here for 2 nights on points recently having previously stayed here in 2015 pre renovation on a paid stay.
Upgraded on arrival to a suite on the 4th floor with little balconies in the lounge,...
Sep 9, 19, 3:46 pm
Replies: 625
Views: 116,451
Posted By catsassy

You can see the Eiffel tower view at the Windo...

You can see the Eiffel tower view at the Windo Bar on the 34th floor. (It doubles up as the breakfast area of the lounge in the morning)

It's lovely to see the tower sparkling for 5 mins on the...
Jun 21, 19, 10:06 am
Replies: 119
Views: 26,540
Posted By catsassy

I wasn't charged for any breakfasts at the...

I wasn't charged for any breakfasts at the property at my last stay in April. Sometimes there were 3 of us eating, 1 of which wasn't staying at hotel. I was told breakfast for 4 was comped for...
May 24, 19, 3:22 am
Replies: 402
Views: 79,655
Posted By catsassy

Breakfast in the Booking Office is a different...

Breakfast in the Booking Office is a different experience but equally enjoyable. I like ordering off the menu and not having to choose from the buffet.
For a multi night stay I'd recommend trying...
Mar 10, 19, 11:25 pm
Replies: 3,806
Views: 695,470
Posted By catsassy

Villa 49. Yes it had a small pool and small...

Villa 49. Yes it had a small pool and small shaded cabana area.
Mar 10, 19, 10:24 am
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Views: 695,470
Posted By catsassy

Excellent stay so far!

Our transfer was seamless. Really enjoyed the boat transfer as that really blew away the cobwebs after the long flight.
Sorry to hear you had a bad start to your stay though.

We were upgraded to...
Feb 24, 19, 9:15 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,239
Posted By catsassy

But there are lots of options at the Confidente...

But there are lots of options at the Confidente regarding room types. The older tower rooms are quirky and we stayed in a suite here last February moving to a much more modern room overlooking the...
May 7, 17, 9:01 am
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Views: 230,098
Posted By catsassy

I prefer the newly renovated rooms as the shower...

I prefer the newly renovated rooms as the shower is not over the bath, toto toilet and fresher decor.
Some might prefer the convenience of being on the lounge floor or the view from a higher floor....
Nov 4, 16, 10:22 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,709
Posted By catsassy

My son (mid 20's) stayed here with 3 friends for...

My son (mid 20's) stayed here with 3 friends for 2 weekend nights last month as a GOH on points.
He had no complaints about the hotel. It was very convenient getting to and from Manhattan and they...
Oct 28, 16, 4:52 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,059
Posted By catsassy

Size of carrier, checked. We need a 200 series...

Size of carrier, checked. We need a 200 series Luckily the cats are small about 10 pounds each and this is a roomier carrier for them compared with our usual ones.

Yes, we have the government...
Oct 28, 16, 4:46 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,059
Posted By catsassy

I did briefly considered this but was already...

I did briefly considered this but was already halfway along the process of visiting vets etc.
Oct 26, 16, 8:53 am
Replies: 41
Views: 5,059
Posted By catsassy

You're right as usual. I did look at Air Canada...

You're right as usual. I did look at Air Canada but I will stick with BA and fly BOS-LHR with the cats in the hold.
I've noted that they might not fly the pets if either airport is below 45 F...
Oct 25, 16, 7:41 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,059
Posted By catsassy

I've decided to give up the plan to transport the...

I've decided to give up the plan to transport the cats via France.
I'd really like them to travel in the cabin but it seems the journey would be too long and complicated and would outweigh any...
Oct 25, 16, 7:30 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,059
Posted By catsassy

Thanks for the well wishes. It is a little...

Thanks for the well wishes. It is a little daunting even with more time to prepare :eek:
Oct 25, 16, 7:28 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,059
Posted By catsassy

Thank you SleepySynapse for keeping on top of...

Thank you SleepySynapse for keeping on top of current regulations and especially the necessary hoops I have to jump through (or not).

I did realise that the cats didn't need to be checked for...
Oct 25, 16, 2:10 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,059
Posted By catsassy

I didn't read about the tick and flea medication...

I didn't read about the tick and flea medication but that should be easy enough. Our cats are indoor only (too many coyotes and other predators to allow them outside here).
Oct 25, 16, 2:08 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,059
Posted By catsassy

Cats are already ISO microchipped and upto date...

Cats are already ISO microchipped and upto date with rabies vaccines.
The problem I have is my vet isn't familiar with taking pets overseas so I'm researching this information myself. If I have to...
Oct 25, 16, 1:51 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,059
Posted By catsassy

Thank you! I'd worked out the necessity of a...

Thank you!
I'd worked out the necessity of a car and taking the euro tunnel (le shuttle) but I think it's possible I won't need to see a vet in France if I have the necessary documentation form USA....
Oct 25, 16, 1:45 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,059
Posted By catsassy

Thanks Doc Cooper, I think I've found the link...

Thanks Doc Cooper,
I think I've found the link I need. It's a health form for animals travelling from non-EU countries to the EU.
I think if my vet completes this document then I'm covered to...
Oct 25, 16, 12:08 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,059
Posted By catsassy

^ Yes, I looked at this. It says we need pet...

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Yes, I looked at this.
It says we need pet travel and medical certificates. I think that's rather vague!
I do not have any answers from BA yet as to what exact documentation is necessary.
Oct 25, 16, 12:03 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,059
Posted By catsassy

No we aren't leaving them in France we are taking...

No we aren't leaving them in France we are taking them to the UK permanently.
Oct 25, 16, 12:02 pm
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Views: 5,059
Posted By catsassy

Thinking we'd need to hire a car, drive to Calais...

Thinking we'd need to hire a car, drive to Calais and then take Eurotunnel le Shuttle to Folkestone as they allow cats in car.
Destination is south coast rather than London.
Oct 25, 16, 11:41 am
Replies: 41
Views: 5,059
Posted By catsassy

Anyone flown Open Skies BA with cat in cabin JFK-ORY?

I've spent a few days trying to book 2 multi city return tickets on an Open Skies flight from NY (JFK) to Paris (ORY) return LHR-BOS. :eek:

We would be taking 2 cats on the outward leg. The return...
Oct 18, 16, 5:35 pm
Replies: 1,575
Views: 230,098
Posted By catsassy

I would not transfer on the Tube to get to Marble...

I would not transfer on the Tube to get to Marble Arch. Too many stairs and yes, you'd then encounter busy stations/platforms. Sticking to the Piccadilly line is much easier and as you board at...
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