Category Archives: hotels

DoubleTree Perth Northbridge Review

DoubleTree Perth Northbridge Review The DoubleTree Perth Northbridge opened December 28, 2018; less than 2 months before my stay.  A friend and I had three nights in Perth and after checking out the InterContinental, Hyatt Regency, and Hilton, decided that the DoubleTree was a good option.  At under $100 USD per night all in, it… Read More »

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows Review

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows Review In what has become an annual tradition, my sister and I visited Scottsdale for the President’s Day Weekend.  Last year we stayed at the Fairmont Princess.  This year we decided to try the Andaz.  We redeemed 60,000 Hyatt points for the three nights as the property is a Category… Read More »

What is the Best Hyatt Hotel in Seattle?

What is the Best Hyatt Hotel in Seattle? Today Hyatt announced a recalibration of their loyalty award chart.  Some properties are becoming more expensive while others are getting cheaper.  Not surprising, Seattle area hotels are moving up on the award chart. With properties changing category and the opening of the Hyatt Regency Seattle, I decided… Read More »

Hyatt Regency Trinidad Presidential Suite Review

Hyatt Regency Trinidad Presidential Suite Review Last July, Extreme Hotel Deals spotted the Hyatt Regency Trinidad selling their Presidential Suite for the same price as a standard room.  I picked up three nights for the MLK Jr weekend — a nice chance to escape the gloom of January in Seattle.  The total for the three… Read More »

Hyatt Regency Seattle Grand Opening

Hyatt Regency Seattle Grand Opening Today I attended the grand opening of the brand new Hyatt Regency Seattle, the largest hotel in the Pacific Northwest with 1260 guest rooms.  Designed by LMN, the large flat white building isn’t the most attractive in my opinion. My daily commute to work takes me by the new Hyatt… Read More »

The LINQ Hotel and Casino Review

The LINQ Hotel and Casino Review The LINQ (formerly The Quad, Imperial Palace, and Flamingo Capri) is a Caesars’ property in Las Vegas that was completely renovated from top to bottom in 2014.  Fifteen years ago, the property would have been imploded to give way to a high rise, state of the art casino and… Read More »