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Hotel Review: Fairmont Hamilton Princess & Beach Club Garden Suite

The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, a Fairmont Managed Property offers 157 guest rooms and suites, all which have recently been renovated. On the island, there is also the Fairmont Southampton, however that property is older and is much further from town. From the airport, it’s about a 20 minute ride to the Hamilton Princess,…

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Hotel Review: Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya

The Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya is a World of Hyatt Category 5 property, meaning free night awards start at 20,000 points per night, whereas Points + Cash is available for 10,000 points and $125 per night. Rates start around $250 per night, so be sure to double-check their rates before redeeming your points here. At the…

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Park Hyatt Hot Fried Chicken Biscuit

There are many reasons I like the Park Hyatt. Their properties are often in great locations, have updated and stylish interiors, but one item usually stands out, the Free breakfast options offered to Hyatt top tier status members. I was fortunate enough to try one of those breakfast options lately with the Park Hyatt hot…

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Hotel Review: W Washington D.C.

The W Washington D.C. is a SPG Category 6 property, meaning award nights start at 20,000 Starpoints per night, or Cash and Points is offered for 10,000 Starpoints plus $180. The W Washington D.C. is centrally located in the heart of D.C. on 15th Street NW placing it right by the White House, making it a great location if you’re looking…

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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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