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Jan 27, 05, 7:24 am
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Posted By TX Travels

Sheraton Roma

We stayed at the Shertaton Roma last summer for two nights/two rooms. Not a bad property overall, but not in a great location. Decent pool, rooms were fine. The shuttle bus was regularly scheduled,...
Mar 2, 04, 2:33 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By TX Travels

I was upgraded to RC last month when using FFN. ...

I was upgraded to RC last month when using FFN. We chose to take a room on a lower floor with great views of the bay.
Sep 12, 03, 8:38 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,410
Posted By TX Travels

Zip. Nada. Zilch. Platinum status. 2 stays...

Zip. Nada. Zilch.

Platinum status. 2 stays YTD. Obviously unlikely to be Plat next year.

[This message has been edited by TX Travels (edited 09-12-2003).]
Apr 23, 03, 9:51 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,070
Posted By TX Travels

We were at the Rio Mar two years ago: 1)...

We were at the Rio Mar two years ago:

1) Platinum got us an upgrade to the Club Floor. The Club Lounge was nice - broad array of hot/cold foods for breakfast and dinner - free beer and wine.
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Apr 7, 03, 10:41 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By TX Travels

While I agree that $10 a glass for wine is high,...

While I agree that $10 a glass for wine is high, these were not typical house wines. I would expect to see similiar prices for a glass of wine of this caliber in local restaurants. We had no...
Apr 3, 03, 11:58 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By TX Travels

We stayed at the Gainey Ranch Hyatt in January. ...

We stayed at the Gainey Ranch Hyatt in January. We used FFN awards for two nights. No suite upgrade - got a room just down the hall from the RC. The RC was top-notch as far as the food goes. Can...
Apr 3, 03, 11:37 am
Replies: 280
Views: 8,566
Posted By TX Travels

We were at the property using a five-night award...

We were at the property using a five-night award 3/16-3/22. Above review is right on - I am Platinum and was "upgraded" to OV King. They had to bring in rollaways for the kids. Big room so that...
Feb 13, 03, 9:57 am
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By TX Travels

There is a Sheraton near LGA. I stayed there a...

There is a Sheraton near LGA. I stayed there a few weeks ago. Interesting place...home base for China Airlines crews. Lot of Asian influences in the property. Overall, not a great hotel, but not...
Feb 12, 03, 9:34 am
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By TX Travels

I also used the workout equipment. They had at...

I also used the workout equipment. They had at least one nice treadmill and a lifecycle.
Feb 12, 03, 9:32 am
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By TX Travels

I was at the Stanhope two weeks ago for 1 night. ...

I was at the Stanhope two weeks ago for 1 night. I was upgrade to a suite (my traveling companion was upgraded to a suite as well). I did have to ask for the breakfast vouchers at the front desk,...
Jan 23, 03, 5:53 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By TX Travels

I did not have to ask for upgrades as I recall...

I did not have to ask for upgrades as I recall (although I never hesitate to ask). I know they preblock the platinum rooms in the morning. I have called the front desk early before arrival and asked...
Jan 23, 03, 10:45 am
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By TX Travels

I stayed at this property several times. The...

I stayed at this property several times. The "Royal Hacienda" floor is a club floor with one of the best clubs that I have visited in the Starwood chains (nice breakfast, heavy hors dourves at...
Jan 22, 03, 9:12 am
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By TX Travels

I've been there many times. Basic 4 Points - a...

I've been there many times. Basic 4 Points - a little on the older side. Rooms nothing special, but not bad if you can get in for $65. Breakfast buffet is included. Very nice staff. Located at...
Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 4, 02, 3:57 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By TX Travels

Nice to see my report still generating posts. ...

Nice to see my report still generating posts. I'm currently planning my return to the Westin in March 2003!!
Sep 30, 02, 8:47 am
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By TX Travels

We stayed there last year with our kids who were...

We stayed there last year with our kids who were 10 and 6 at the time. I would also describe the hotel as more of an adult atmosphere. There is a kid camp (looks like daycare) that we did not use....
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By TX Travels

Went DFW-SEA two weeks ago around noon. Had the...

Went DFW-SEA two weeks ago around noon. Had the kids in coach - they had Bistro Bag with turkey sandwich. My wife and I were in F and had a "better" turkey sandwich on a croissant with some salads.
Jul 11, 02, 8:48 am
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By TX Travels

I stay there all the time (2 or 3 stays/mo). It...

I stay there all the time (2 or 3 stays/mo). It really has good value - you can stay there midweek for $69 including the breakfast. I agree the rooms are nothing special, but most rooms I stay in...
May 29, 02, 8:53 am
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By TX Travels

Actually I have recently read that a W Hotel is...

Actually I have recently read that a W Hotel is one of the early announced tenants for the new Victory development (adjacent to West End and approved by the Dallas City Council two weeks ago). I...
May 24, 02, 9:34 am
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By TX Travels

The bonus is for paid stays only....

The bonus is for paid stays only....
May 22, 02, 9:51 am
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By TX Travels

There are lots of terms and conditions. You can...

There are lots of terms and conditions. You can click on the link on the "Find Rooms and Rates" page just under the promo "ad". There is a list of FAQs and specific T&C's. Looks like the stays...
May 9, 02, 9:21 am
Replies: 52
Views: 10,077
Posted By TX Travels

Based on your criteria, it is definitely the best...

Based on your criteria, it is definitely the best option. Less than 3 miles from the airport north entrance. I have not stayed there, but there was a recent review on this board that had good...
Apr 30, 02, 4:11 pm
Replies: 172
Views: 27,147
Posted By TX Travels

I have stayed there twice over the past couple of...

I have stayed there twice over the past couple of years. Upgraded to club floor once and had access to club the other time. Nice lounge with very good food. Overall, a nice property.
Apr 1, 02, 9:28 am
Replies: 6
Views: 825
Posted By TX Travels

My kids liked the "island Boys" activities, where...

My kids liked the "island Boys" activities, where a few of the staff walk the kids/adults through some traditional Hawaiian activities. They especially liked the Palm weaving, although it is not a...
Forum: Trip Reports
Mar 18, 02, 4:57 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By TX Travels

On the Westin transportation, the answer on if...

On the Westin transportation, the answer on if it's worth $65pp is maybe. It was worth it to me b/c 1) we were arriving late (I'm not sure what other options we had), and 2) we did go to St. Thomas...
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