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Is this Good or Bad: Your Opinion of the View from My Hotel Room

Old Jul 31, 2022, 12:42 am
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Is this Good or Bad: Your Opinion of the View from My Hotel Room

So there's two threads in this Forum for the goodness ([Was TPF Contest] - "View from Your Hotel Room") or badness (Crappy Views from My Hotel Room) of hotel room views.

However, there's no thread when the view is, well, questionable. (And I did look for one/some via search.)

This is that thread that basically asks: What do you think?

So here's a view or three that I'm asking, is this a good view or a bad view?

One example: Hampton Inn Fort Worth West I-30:

At night - not much to see:


Day: Well, it's not another hotel nor an industrial view but it turns out to be a park. As well as the hotel's dumpster area as well as the construction materials being collected for its upcoming remodel.


So - is this a good view or a bad view?

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Old Jul 31, 2022, 5:26 am
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Hi,

Its not great, its not bad its ... meh ( We should have ameh views from a hotel room thread )

Whilst views are very subjective, these are not the breathtaking city views ie NYC, Tokyo etc but they are neither the wall or ac unit or the otherside of the hotel or office buildings.

It does have some greenery and shows the immediate area around the hotel so should be posted and would go for the good view ( YMMV)

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Old Jul 31, 2022, 12:27 pm
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Well, I can handle meh.

Here's room views from two recent stays I didn't know where to post. Both include that hotel's pool.

1. Fairfield Inn ABQ

Night: Cool I see the pool. And a bit of tree(s).





Day: Pool still there but now we have the pasty dude, parking lot, adjacent street and roof tops of adjacent apartments/condos. And more trees. Perhaps there's a city/urban view but trees get in the way.




2. Courtyard Carlsbad

Day (early AM) only:

Wide shot shows the room had an enclosed balcony overlooking the pool, back parking, walking path behind, small arroyo/hill, road way and office/industrial buildings:


Tried shooting through the screen door - not terribly effective but we have the silhouette of an AM walker and her dog:


No screen, dog walker further along and the palm trees are the primary elements in the frame:


Go vertical:


Still pretty meh.

Anyway, opinions/comments on the views? Maybe I gotta get me away from Marriott's limited service properties and aspire to luxury hotels...

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Old Jul 31, 2022, 4:34 pm
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Originally Posted by DELee
So there's two threads in this Forum for the goodness ([Was TPF Contest] - "View from Your Hotel Room") or badness (Crappy Views from My Hotel Room) of hotel room views.

However, there's no thread when the view is, well, questionable. (And I did look for one/some via search.)

This is that thread that basically asks: What do you think?

So here's a view or three that I'm asking, is this a good view or a bad view?

One example: Hampton Inn Fort Worth West I-30:

At night - not much to see:

Day: Well, it's not another hotel nor an industrial view but it turns out to be a park. As well as the hotel's dumpster area as well as the construction materials being collected for its upcoming remodel.

So - is this a good view or a bad view?

David
Well, I am glad you started this thread. I think when we have photos that don't fit the other two threads mentioned above, then post them here!

I will check to see if I have some of those.
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Old Jul 31, 2022, 9:06 pm
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I'd say not bad, because you at least have a view of something. Even if it's a parking lot or a strip mall, it's not "crappy", which I would attribute to obstructed views where you effectively have no scenery.
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Rancho Bernardo Inn - Room 271:

Nice shutters with a balcony:



The view:



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Good or not good?

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Good or not good?

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Originally Posted by DELee
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Good or not good?

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This one goes to the Crappy Thread, I think.
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Old Sep 17, 2022, 1:04 pm
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Sheraton South City, Liaoning, China



The nasty smog (actually that day was supposed to be a good air day) and the monotonous apt bldgs urged me to put this photo here!

BTW, during my stay pre-pandemic, this was an excellent hotel. Service was superb! Hope it had not changed.
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County Inn & Suites BWI

Burned off the last of my Radisson points here last week.
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The first picture reminded me of the Hampton Inn Appleton WI.... sans snow.
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You be the judge




From the Courtyard Milwaukee Airport. Without the window screen, it might have been ok. But ...
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Courtyard MKE

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I'm posting on this thread because the booking was made for me. Titanic Business Hotel, Kartal, Istanbul. This is on the Asian side of the city, overlooking the Marmara Sea.
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