Category Archives: hotels

Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi Review

Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi Review Hanoi tends to be an inexpensive city.  There are plenty of hotels that offer rooms for around $50 a night.  For my two nights, I found a room at the Hilton Garden Inn for only 10,000 Hilton Honor points per night.  The Hilton Hanoi Opera, just a few blocks away,… Read More »

Hilton Frankfurt Airport Review

Hilton Frankfurt Airport Review After one night in Kiev, I had a late night layover at Frankfurt before departing for Taipei.  I would be arriving at the hotel around midnight with my flight the next morning at 11:20.  I decided to use 35,000 Hilton points to book a night at the Hilton Frankfurt Airport as… Read More »

Hyatt Regency Kiev Review

Hyatt Regency Kiev Review After my visit to Krakow and stay at the Hotel Indigo, I flew to Kiev for a night.  I used my Chase free night certificate as the Hyatt Regency Kiev is a Category 4 (typically 15,000 points).  While Kiev is a very inexpensive location, the average nightly rates at the property… Read More »

Hotel Indigo Krakow Old Town Review

Hotel Indigo Krakow Old Town Review Krakow is a fantastic medieval Polish city and the jumping off location for visits to Auschwitz.  The Hotel Indigo is a modern hotel.  I booked my four night stay using IHG points.  Typically the rooms are 30,000 per night.  However I have the IHG Premier card that gives me… Read More »

Párisi Udvar Hotel Budapest Review

Párisi Udvar Hotel Budapest Review The Párisi Udvar Hotel in Budapest opened in June 2019, less than a month before my four night stay.  Housed in a 100+ year old former office building and shopping arcade, the property went through a four year renovation to reopen as the hotel. The hotel is branded as a… Read More »