Category Archives: hotels

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 »

Kimpton Nine Zero Boston Review

Kimpton Nine Zero Boston Review I spent this past weekend at the Kimpton Nine Zero in Boston.  I have only stayed at a Kimpton once before (years ago at the Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City).  I was originally going to stay at the Hyatt Regency Boston but when Kimpton offered a free night after a two… Read More »

Combining Two IHG Promotions

Combining Two IHG Promotions IHG Rewards Club is currently running their Accelerate Quarter 2 promotion.  These quarterly promotions set up a personalized set off offers to complete for points.  Offers include things like staying number of nights, stays at certain properties, spending on a co-branded credit card.  Typically there are bonus offers for meeting a certain… Read More »

DoubleTree Times Square Review

DoubleTree Times Square Review I enjoy most of the hotels I stay at.  Most hotels, at least those that are branded by a chain like Hyatt or Hilton, keep up their rooms even if the building is dated.  I’ve found some lower end properties that still have great service to make up for the lack… Read More »

Is hotel shampoo racist?

Is hotel shampoo racist? Recently I have seen a lot of complaints about hotel shampoo.  From allergic reactions to added fragrance to outrage over wall mounted bottles.  However today I heard a new complaint.  That hotel shampoo is racist. Yesterday, American singer Halsey posted a tweet about hotel shampoo: I’ve been traveling for years now… Read More »