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Mar 4, 19, 8:12 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,053
Posted By Flews

Just finished a 3 night stay. It's a nice...

Just finished a 3 night stay. It's a nice property, but it really doesn't live up to its promise, especially the restaurants. The food is not bad, just over priced and service is sketchy. Check your...
Feb 7, 19, 9:42 am
Replies: 80
Views: 11,322
Posted By Flews

I quite like the food in the restaurant. And...

I quite like the food in the restaurant.

And jfyi there's a hot tub in the second pool complex.

Cheers,
Feb 5, 19, 1:07 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,804
Posted By Flews

They don't care. I filled out the survey for last...

They don't care. I filled out the survey for last weekend, noting there was no Plat recognition whatsoever, with the sold exception of putting my room key in an elite key holder. I also commented...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 5, 19, 12:57 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 7,984
Posted By Flews

It was. I did. The front desk agent said she...

It was. I did. The front desk agent said she remembered my wife from when we checked in the day before...

Cheers,
Feb 5, 19, 12:54 pm
Replies: 374
Views: 37,680
Posted By Flews

So, just for the record, I have gone from close...

So, just for the record, I have gone from close to a 99% suite upgrade average with Starwood, to virtually zero with Marriott. The odd time front desk tells me I've been upgraded, it's only been to a...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 5, 19, 12:36 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 7,984
Posted By Flews

I cried once. From the stress of getting the...

I cried once. From the stress of getting the runaround from a Westin in Italy when I had to cut a trip short to rush back from Europe to get to my hospitalized daughter in Canada.

So I've learned...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 5, 19, 12:32 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 7,984
Posted By Flews

As far as I can tell, there is no way to add my...

As far as I can tell, there is no way to add my wife to the reservation when booking online. We were able to add this in the notes section of the Starwood bookings. I generally phone ahead when my...
Feb 4, 19, 12:35 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 4,053
Posted By Flews

Any recent stays or updates? I am seeing...

Any recent stays or updates? I am seeing negativity about the food in other forums. Haven't been in several years, planning a family visit in a couple weeks.

Cheers,
Jan 16, 18, 4:45 am
Replies: 659
Views: 153,566
Posted By Flews

Yes, the ferries are slow, and there are two...

Yes, the ferries are slow, and there are two stops between Epcot & the Swan. We hop on sometimes if we luck out coming or going, or if the kids are tired. But the walk back from Epcot is quite...
Dec 22, 17, 12:57 pm
Replies: 349
Views: 64,844
Posted By Flews

Totally disagree. I have been upgraded a thousand...

Totally disagree. I have been upgraded a thousand times - including to several multi room "Presidential Suites" - and never once have I had to ask the FDC if there was a fee.

As posted elsewhere,...
Dec 22, 17, 12:54 pm
Replies: 349
Views: 64,844
Posted By Flews

The Sheraton Centre Toronto once tried to charge...

The Sheraton Centre Toronto once tried to charge me for an upgrade. The exchange wasn't pleasant, but I had the charges removed on the spot.

One of many fails at this property that has caused me...
Dec 22, 17, 12:49 pm
Replies: 259
Views: 52,019
Posted By Flews

Not a fan of the upcharge, but sure could be...

Not a fan of the upcharge, but sure could be worse than $5!

Cheers,
Dec 13, 17, 11:42 am
Replies: 310
Views: 82,431
Posted By Flews

Try the Sunshine Grill across the street. Great...

Try the Sunshine Grill across the street. Great fish tacos and other reasonably priced eats. Deckers for all you can east lobster tail.

Sunday brunch at the RC next door is amazing, albeit pricey....
Dec 13, 17, 10:20 am
Replies: 28
Views: 4,886
Posted By Flews

Since the coup, I am staying at a lot more...

Since the coup, I am staying at a lot more Marriott lately. So yes, my suite upgrades are way down. :)

Cheers,
Dec 6, 17, 12:31 pm
Replies: 133
Views: 33,271
Posted By Flews

This LPM I would have like to have tried. ...

This LPM I would have like to have tried.

Cheers,
Dec 6, 17, 12:30 pm
Replies: 644
Views: 115,097
Posted By Flews

I've never returned after my last rocky stay, and...

I've never returned after my last rocky stay, and given all the Marriott options now, I doubt I would ever have been back.

So no tears shed here.

Cheers,
Dec 6, 17, 12:11 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,594
Posted By Flews

Sounds to me like the issue is with the dry...

Sounds to me like the issue is with the dry cleaners.

Cheers,
Nov 28, 17, 10:46 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,794
Posted By Flews

So that's the rub. Few, if any, Trump Hotels are...

So that's the rub. Few, if any, Trump Hotels are owned by Trump. And you'd have to do some digging to find out which is which.

As for ownership known to discriminate against gays, I can think of a...
Nov 28, 17, 8:39 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,277
Posted By Flews

The plot thickens... Cheers,

The plot thickens...

Cheers,
Nov 12, 17, 7:36 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 7,614
Posted By Flews

My choices too. Shout out to Westin...

My choices too.

Shout out to Westin Calgary, where the Bloody Caeser (Vodka & Clamato Jiuce) was invented.

And a tip of the hat to the former Dip, for its legendary Plat treatment.

Cheers,
Nov 4, 17, 7:15 am
Replies: 3,823
Views: 447,291
Posted By Flews

As opposed to the subset who try apply them on...

As opposed to the subset who try apply them on multiple nights in peak season then whine about how SNAs are worthless?

Cheers,
Nov 3, 17, 6:40 am
Replies: 3,823
Views: 447,291
Posted By Flews

I wonder why there is such a huge difference in...

I wonder why there is such a huge difference in experiences? I've never had a problem using SNAs. They always work unless the hotel was especially busy, such as at peak holidays, which is...
Oct 10, 17, 2:53 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,485
Posted By Flews

The free parking saves a few bucks. It's a shame...

The free parking saves a few bucks. It's a shame they closed the hot tub in the pool area. Fun to watch the planes fly right overhead though. I miss Orlando too.

Continues to be pretty good value...
Oct 10, 17, 2:23 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 8,511
Posted By Flews

Well, I've read to the end. Another fun & games...

Well, I've read to the end. Another fun & games thread.

I guess my conclusion is - after four pages of posts - the fact that no Lurker has waded in offering to 'help' pretty well says it all.
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Oct 10, 17, 2:16 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 8,511
Posted By Flews

You can't be too careful. :p I bet they're...

You can't be too careful. :p

I bet they're monitoring you from SPG's secret observatory in space!

Cheers,
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