Category Archives: hotels

Hyatt Palm Springs Review

Hyatt Palm Springs Review The Hyatt Palm Springs is an older property in the heart of downtown Palm Springs.  Formerly titled the Hyatt Regency Suites Palm Springs, it has the feel of a Regency with 193 rooms built around an indoor atrium. A new Andaz is being built just down the street and it will… Read More »

Hotels Should Limit Their Brands

Hotels Should Limit Their Brands Today news came out that Hyatt would acquire Two Roads Hospitality.  Currently Two Roads Hospitality has a portfolio of (at least) five brands: Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, Destination Hotels, tommie and Alila Hotels & Resorts.  Hyatt currently has 13 brands (plus exhale spa).  If Hyatt keeps the Two Roads… Read More »

Kimpton La Peer Hotel West Hollywood Review

Kimpton La Peer Hotel West Hollywood Review After staying at the Kimpton Nine Zero in Boston, I received a certificate for a free night at any IHG property.  I combined it with my Chase IHG Free Night certificate and booked two nights at the Kimpton La Peer in West Hollywood.  Award nights using points go… Read More »

Tulalip Resort Casino Review

Tulalip Resort Casino Review I enjoy trips to Vegas.  It’s sunny, a quick flight from Seattle, and you can typically get good deals on nice hotel rooms.  Recently I got an offer for a free weeknight stay at a local casino resort about 45 minutes north of Seattle.  I decided to check it out.  The… Read More »