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Hotel Review: Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, Nassau

The Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is one of three resorts along with the SLS Baha Mar and the Rosewood Baha Mar located within Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas. The Grand Hyatt Baha Mar has 1800 rooms including 230 suites and residences and is a World of Hyatt Category 5 property, meaning free night awards start at 20,000 points…

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Hotel Review: Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans is located in the 1908 Beaux Arts Maison Blanche building in the French Quarter on Canal Street and just a block away from Bourbon Street. The property has 527 guest rooms and suites, as well as Club Level accommodations. You can enter the hotel off of Canal Street, however the main lobby with registration…

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Hotel Review: Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle’s Southport

The Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle’s Southport is one of Hyatt’s newer hotels in the Seattle area which opened earlier this summer. It’s located in Renton, Washington a short 20 minute drive from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. This property has 347 guest rooms and is a World of Hyatt Category 3 property, meaning free night awards…

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Hotel Review W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills

The W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills is a SPG Category 6 property meaning free night awards start at 20,000 Starpoints per night. You can find decent weekend rates here for around $250 per night, meaning paying makes more sense than redeeming point. The hotel is located in Westwood within walking distance to Westwood Village with lots of shops…

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Hotel Review: The Palace Hotel, San Francisco

Points, Miles, Martinis contributor, Nicky, shares his thoughts from a recent visit at The Palace Hotel, San Francisco. The Palace Hotel in San Francisco, a part of The Luxury Collection, is one of San Francisco’s historic hotels. It’s a Starwood Category 6 property meaning free night awards start at 20,000 SPG points per night.  If you’re looking…

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Hotel Review: Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino

The Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino is located in San Juan, Puerto Rico and has been reduced to a SPG Category 3 property meaning free night awards start at 7,000 Starpoints per night, and Cash and Points is available for $55 plus 3,500 points. Getting to the hotel from San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport will run…

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Hotel Review: The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort is located in the heart of Waikiki and shares an entrance with its sister property the Sheraton Waikiki. The Royal Hawaiian features 528 guest rooms and suites and is a SPG Category 6 property starting at 20,000 points per night, and is just a quick walk from the Hyatt Centric…

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Hotel Review: The Westin Denver International Airport

The Westin Denver International Airport is a 14 story, 519 room hotel that opened in November 2015 after three years of construction. Since then it has become a popular hotel for travelers catching early flights out of DIA, and late night arrivals for travelers who don’t want to leave the airport complex. The entrance to…

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Hotel Review: Bellagio Las Vegas

On a recent trip to Las Vegas, I decided to stay at the Bellagio Las Vegas, as I’ve never stayed here before and was able to find a decent price for this mid-week trip. This property is part of the Fine Hotels and Resorts program for those holding the American Express Platinum Card or the The Business Platinum Card® from American Express OPEN. Benefits…

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Hotel Review: Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Bonita Springs

The Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Bonita Springs is a Gold Passport Category 4 property requiring 15,000 points for a free night, or a great use of an annual Hyatt Visa free night award. The property is located in Bonita Springs, which is in between Naples, FL and Ft. Myers, FL. As I had a few Diamond Suite…

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