Park Hyatt New York Review

Park Hyatt New York Review The Park Hyatt New York is Hyatt’s flagship property.  It is a new building (One57) in the heart of Manhattan in Hyatt’s top brand.  It is also a Category 7 which means it costs 30,000 World of Hyatt points per night (which I value around … Read more

Getting “Walked” from a Hyatt Property in NYC

Getting “Walked” from a Hyatt Property in NYC Hotels are like airlines; they sometimes overbook reservations knowing that some people won’t show up.  With airlines, sometimes everyone does show up and there aren’t enough seats on the plane.  Typically they will ask for volunteers to take a later flight in … Read more

Hotel 50 Bowery NYC Review

Hotel 50 Bowery NYC Review The Hotel 50 Bowery is a JdV branded Hyatt property in New York City’s Chinatown.  It is a new build with 229 rooms.  A category 5, the hotel costs 20,000 points per night.  I had booked my night at the Gild Hall – a Thompson … 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 … Read more

Alaska Lounge in Terminal 7 at JFK

Alaska Lounge in Terminal 7 at JFK Today Alaska Airlines opened their brand new Alaska Lounge in Terminal 7 at JFK International Airport in New York.  This is the first Alaska Lounge outside the West Coast.  Currently Alaska Lounges are located in Seattle (C Gates, D Gates, N Gates), Portland, … Read more