Category Archives: hotels

The Strings InterContinental Tokyo Review

The Strings InterContinental Tokyo Review The last hotel stay during my Tokyo/Seoul trip was at the Strings by InterContinental in Tokyo.  I used my IHG Chase card Free Anniversary Night; though a straight points stay would have been 55,000 points.  Under the new rules, the Anniversary Night will not be valid at the Strings.  Had… Read More »

Conrad Seoul Review

Conrad Seoul Review After four nights at the Andaz Tokyo, I was heading over to Seoul for two nights.  Hilton was holding a 50% off in Asia sale, so I jumped on booking my first ever stay at a Conrad.  The cost was 154,000 won ($144) per night all in for a King Deluxe room.   I… Read More »

Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills Review

Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills Review Hyatt has a large footprint in Tokyo.  With four consecutive nights in the city, I originally booked two nights at the Andaz and two at the new Centric.  However, having just finished a stressful quarter at school and work, I decided I just wanted to stay in one place for… Read More »

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Casita Review

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Casita Review Through the now extinct Chase Fairmont credit card, I was able to accumulate three free nights at a Fairmont property worldwide.  My sister and I decided to go to Scottsdale, Arizona for some sunshine over the three day President’s Day weekend.  With a phone call I was able to book… Read More »

DoubleTree Flagstaff Review

DoubleTree Flagstaff Review After spending the night at the Hilton Phoenix Airport, I was headed up for a night in Flagstaff for a friend’s graduation.  I decided to stay at the DoubleTree Flagstaff for 40,000 Hilton Honors points.  There are a number of Hilton options in Flagstaff but the DoubleTree is the highest level of… Read More »

Hilton Phoenix Airport Review

Hilton Phoenix Airport Review My flight would be arriving to Phoenix around midnight.  After getting my rental car, I knew I wanted to stay some place close to the airport before heading to Flagstaff the next day.  There are a number of Hilton properties in Phoenix and not far from the airport.  However, the Hilton… Read More »