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Feb 14, 14, 5:19 am
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Posted By gs88

Location for first timer

Hi. Could someone please comment if the Concorde Opera would be a good location for a first time vacationer to Paris? We would be looking to hit most major tourist spots in town. Is it walkable or...
Jul 26, 09, 12:35 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,611
Posted By gs88

Can someone talk some more about the Riverhead...

Can someone talk some more about the Riverhead location. It it in a safe area? Is it in a good location for someone visiting the Hamptons for the first time? How far (and difficult) is the drive...
Jul 7, 07, 12:50 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,165
Posted By gs88

Arrow Hilton Garden Inn Kent Island {US-MD}

Hello: My wife and I want to take my mother-in-law to the Eastern Shore area of Maryland for her birthday. We will stay for a long weekend. I saw the Kent Island HGI on the HHonors website. Is it...
Feb 19, 07, 4:05 pm
Replies: 312
Views: 37,107
Posted By gs88

The extra $30 gets you location. So, it depends...

The extra $30 gets you location. So, it depends on where you need to be. The downtown Doubletree is an average doubletree. Not a five star hotel but clean and decent views of the Avenue of the...
Apr 8, 06, 10:08 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By gs88

I stayed there about 2 years ago. I remember its...

I stayed there about 2 years ago. I remember its a Hampton Inn & Suites. I recall it was clean and my stay was slightly above average for a Hampton Inn. I also remember the breakfast was good and...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,473
Posted By gs88

Hello: My wife and I only fly once a year...

Hello:

My wife and I only fly once a year for a vacation. No businesss travel. We always use USair. We now each have 25,000 miles.

In May, we want to go to Hawaii for vacation. I know...
Aug 31, 04, 11:19 pm
Replies: 2,140
Views: 252,420
Posted By gs88

We had a recent stay at the Hilton Pittsburgh. ...

We had a recent stay at the Hilton Pittsburgh. Within 24 hours submitted an appropriate claim for the best rate guarantee (visitpittsburgh.com). My wife & I are both Diamond members. Same room and...
Aug 25, 04, 10:21 pm
Replies: 155
Views: 51,378
Posted By gs88

Hello, I do not have any experience with wi-fi. ...

Hello, I do not have any experience with wi-fi. I do have a laptop and have enjoyed having some high speed cable connections at my hilton stays.

Someone suggested that I purchase a wireless card...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Jul 18, 04, 9:21 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By gs88

DC tourist attraction within a couple blocks of a metro stop

Hi everyone.

Visiting DC for a long weekend in August. My mother in law can walk a few blocks but not much further. We will take the tourmobile one day.

Can you tell me what tourist...
Jun 24, 04, 10:54 am
Replies: 774
Views: 129,823
Posted By gs88

Stayed at the Palmer House last month on a GLON...

Stayed at the Palmer House last month on a GLON award stay (Diamond). celebrated our wedding anniversary--ist time to Chicago. We were upgraded to the large suite mentioned above (large dining area...
Apr 13, 04, 10:25 pm
Replies: 774
Views: 129,823
Posted By gs88

Hello Everyone In May, we will be arriving...

Hello Everyone

In May, we will be arriving at the Palmer House on a Sunday AM. Taking Southwest Airlines to Midway. We will have 1 large suitcase on weels and 1 or 2 small carry-ons each.
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Mar 18, 04, 12:04 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,417
Posted By gs88

Appropriate tip for concierge getting tickets

Hi everyone.

In May, my wife & I will be visiting Chicago for the 1st time on vacation. We are staying at the Hilton Towers. I am Diamond now but only earned gold this year. She would like to...
Mar 14, 04, 7:53 pm
Replies: 510
Views: 67,653
Posted By gs88

Stayed at the Hilton Back Bay earlier this year. ...

Stayed at the Hilton Back Bay earlier this year. It is directly across the street from from the Sheraton. Many reviews of the Hilton Back Bay are available by searching.
Feb 17, 04, 7:28 am
Replies: 1,503
Views: 18,821
Posted By gs88

Stayed at the Waldorf=Astoria hotel last month...

Stayed at the Waldorf=Astoria hotel last month (not the towers). As a Diamond, we were upgraded to a larger room. It had an extra large marble bathroom and a sitting room with extra closet space.
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Feb 14, 04, 9:41 pm
Replies: 1,380
Views: 17,260
Posted By gs88

In May, my wife & I will be visiting Chicago for...

In May, my wife & I will be visiting Chicago for the first time and using a GLON.

We are undecided about Chicago Hilton or Palmer House.

Can some comment about the neighborhood around both...
Feb 13, 04, 10:48 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,562
Posted By gs88

Same results for me one month ago. My wife...

Same results for me one month ago.

My wife and I were in one room and my business partner in a second room (my wife and I are diamond mutual account members). I paid for both rooms on our...
Forum: Midwest
Feb 12, 04, 11:28 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 821
Posted By gs88

Oprah tickets

Hello:

My wife and I will be visiting Chicago for the first time in May. My wife wants to see the Oprah show. I have been calling to request tickets and the phone line is constantly busy am and...
Forum: Midwest
Feb 12, 04, 11:27 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 558
Posted By gs88

Oprah tickets

sorry for the double post. Maybe moderator can delete other post, thanx.

[This message has been edited by gs88 (edited Feb 12, 2004).]
Jan 22, 04, 4:29 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 11,189
Posted By gs88

I stayed at the Hilton AC about a year ago. ...

I stayed at the Hilton AC about a year ago. Before my stay, I called the hotel and asked about HHonors. At the time, the policy was 500 HHonors points PER STAY and it would count as an HHonors...
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By gs88

Infrequent Flyer with Miles--Do I Need to Burn 'em Now??

Hi everyone, I'm looking for some advise. My wife & I only fly about once a year (occasionally twice). We live outside philly and we almost always fly US Airways from PHL. This year, we reached...
Jan 7, 04, 9:37 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 633
Posted By gs88

I am wondering if anyone used or purchased a gift...

I am wondering if anyone used or purchased a gift certificate in the past year. If so, was there a stay credit and points credit for the user or for the person who bought the certificate?
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Dec 31, 03, 4:45 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By gs88

I would guess its psychological. They probably...

I would guess its psychological. They probably studied this and find that more people book a room if it looks like they are getting a $99 "deal" vs "all the available rooms are $99"
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 28, 03, 9:30 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By gs88

Leisure trip to NYC--getting there from PA on train

Hello:

Mid January I am taking my wife and mother-in-law to NYC for a weekend. We want to take a train. Looks like we have a few options.

Amtrak--Septa to Amtrak (easiest and most pricey)
...
Dec 23, 03, 9:55 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By gs88

Gender of Check-in employee and Upgrade chances

We were checking in to our hotel and my wife says to me "try to get the man, men upgrade us more often". I don't know if this is true or not, but I thought it is an interesting topic for discussion....
Dec 1, 03, 9:56 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 35,690
Posted By gs88

For what its worth, last week I emailed HHonors...

For what its worth, last week I emailed HHonors with the same question and they replied with "it counts as a 2004 stay"
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