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Hotel Review: JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa

The JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa is located in the heart of Cancun with all the other resorts in town. The property features 447 ocean-facing guestrooms and suites. It’s a Marriott Bonvoy category 6 property requiring 50,000 points for a standard free night redemption. Off peak redemptions are 40,000 points and peak nights are 60,000 points…

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Hotel Review: London EDITION

Points Miles & Martinis contributor Nicky shares his thoughts on the London EDITION after a recent visit across the pond. This trip took place the end of 2019, as we’ve suspended our recent travel due to COVID-19. The London EDITION, the third EDITION Hotel, opened in 2013, which was originally the 1908 Berners Hotel.  Located in the…

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Hotel Review: Miami Beach EDITION

The Miami Beach EDITION is located near South Beach on 29th and Collins Ave. The property features 294 guest rooms including 28 oceanfront bungalows. It’s a Marriott Bonvoy category 8 property requiring 85,000 points for a standard free night redemption. As a Marriott Gold Bonvoy member, thanks to my status from my American Express Platinum Card, I…

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Hotel Review: Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel

I recently shared how I was Embarking on the Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Challenge, where I’d need to stay 16 nights within 90 days of enrolling to earn Marriott Platinum Elite Status. As I was mattress running in New York City, my next stop was the the Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel. The Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel is…

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Hotel Review: Grand Hyatt Baha Mar One Bedroom Residence

Located on the island of New Providence in the Bahamas, you’ll find the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, which is one of three resorts part of Baha Mar, with the others being SLS Baha Mar and the Rosewood Baha Mar. The Grand Hyatt Baha Mar has 1800 rooms including 230 suites and residences and is a World of Hyatt Category…

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Hotel Review: Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown West

I recently shared how I was Embarking on the Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Challenge, where I’d need to stay 16 nights within 90 days of enrolling to earn Marriott Platinum Elite Status. As I was mattress running in New York City, my next stop was the new Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown West. This property is located near the new…

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Hotel Review: Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs

The Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs located in the Coachella Valley and features 244 guest rooms and suites. It’s a Marriott Bonvoy category 7 property requiring 60,000 points for a free night redemption. As a Marriott Gold Bonvoy member, thanks to my status from my American Express Platinum Card, I was upgraded from a Deluxe Resort…

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Hotel Review: St. Regis San Francisco

Points Miles & Martinis contributor Nicky shares his thoughts on the St. Regis San Francisco after a recent visit The St. Regis San Francisco is located in the SoMa District, the hotel is surrounded by the Yerba Buena Gardens, SFMOMA, and the Moscone Center, along with being in walking distance to Union Square, The Embarcadero, Financial District,…

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Hotel Review: Ritz-Carlton Washington D.C.

The Ritz-Carlton Washington D.C. is located in the West End near Dupont Circle and features 300 guest rooms and suites. It’s a Marriott Bonvoy category 7 property requiring 60,000 points for a free night redemption. As a Marriott Gold Bonvoy member, thanks to my status from my American Express Platinum Card, I was upgraded from a…

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Hotel Review: Ritz Carlton St. Louis Club King

Early this year, there was an Amazing Deal Alert: Ritz Carlton St. Louis $45 Club Rooms, which was bookable through American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts. I was lucky enough to snag one of these rooms and American Express did honor the reservations. Arriving the hotel, we took an Uber from the airport which was…

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Hotel Review: Le Centre Sheraton Montreal

The Le Centre Sheraton Montreal is located in the heart of the city center if you’re looking to explore the downtown area. It’s a Marriott Category 5 property meaning it will cost 35,000 points per night if you’re looking to redeem Marriott Bonvoy points. In terms of renovation, Deluxe and Club Level rooms have been renovated,…

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