Lodging

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A Hotel Stay Post COVID-19 Lockdown Is a Different Scene

Ever wondered what a hotel stay looks like during COVID-19? Read on to find out, as we compare what it was like to stay in Hilton Garden Inn Doncaster before and after the pandemic. Discover the new procedures put in place to ensure the health and safety of guests and staff in unprecedented times.

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Top 10 Sites and Apps Like Airbnb Everyone Should Try

Are you looking for apps like Airbnb? You've come to the right place.

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InterContinental Hotel Malta: An Upgrading Hotel Experience

What can possibly go wrong on a visit to a reputable 5-star hotel brand? Join us at InterContinental Malta and find out as we check out the facilities there and browse 6 different rooms. Learn about the hotel, discover our experience, and get useful tips on how to make the most of your hotel stays.

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The Ultimate Guide to Long Beach Resort Hotel, Famagusta, North Cyprus. Detailed Review of a Hidden Gem.

A thorough review of a unique resort hotel. Find out why Long Beach Resort Hotel, Famagusta is truly a hidden gem in Northern Cyprus. Discover how it achieves an 'away from it all' relaxing holiday experience and what makes guests keen to return. Sun, sea, sand and interesting sites to visit nearby.

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The 7 Best Hotels Near Albert Dock (Liverpool’s Waterfront)

Looking for hotels near Albert Dock on the Liverpool Waterfront? From budget digs to luxury picks, here are some of the best places to stay near Albert Dock.

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How to Be the Kind of Houseguest That Gets Invited Back

Scored free accommodation in a place you’ve always wanted to visit? These tips will help you be the houseguest that gets invited back. It's easy to be an amazing guest. It’s all a matter of etiquette.

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Saving Money on your Stay in Mexico

Just because Mexico is one of the most affordable destinations, it does not mean that you should not try to get even better deals on your stay. Here are some tips that will help you save money.

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Hotel Port Denia, Review of a Year-Round Hotel on the Costa Blanca

A thorough review of a winter break in Hotel Port Denia, including detailed descriptions of the room and hotel facilities from a guest perspective. Find out how to make the most of a less-than-perfect experience with tips on how to put your case to hotel management and obtain a free upgrade.

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How the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel Streamlined Our Vacation to This Natural Wonder

The Grand Canyon Railway Hotel streamlined our trip with a package deal that included our hotel stay, meals, a train ride to and from the Canyon, and a bus tour at the rim.

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Bringalbit: A Lovely Farmstead Only an Hour Out of Melbourne

Drawn to visit the Kyneton Annual Daffodil Festival, we found the Fox Family's 'Bringalbit' in nearby Sidonia has everything a holiday maker seeking accommodation on a farm could envisage, and then some! Lovely walks to view gardens, a lake, cattle, sheep, poultry—even art and cookery classes!

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Cirali Homestay: A Rustic Getaway on Turkey's Mediterranean Coast

This forest retreat on the Turquoise Coast is a delight for families, nature lovers, and free-spirited travelers of all kinds.

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An Honest Review of the Vdara Hotel & Spa in Las Vegas

An honest review of Vdara Hotel & Spa in Las Vegas. Learn all the pros and cons of staying at this hotel.

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Holiday Inn London Heathrow Terminal 5 Review

Looking for a comfortable hotel near London Heathrow airport, within reach of central London and Windsor? Check out this thorough review of Holiday Inn London Heathrow Terminal 5. Visit the hotel through the eyes of experienced hotel guests to find out how they rated the facilities and the service.

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Prague Hotels: Ibis Prague Wenceslas Square Reviewed

Looking for a budget hotel in Prague? Read this review of Ibis Prague Wenceslas Square based on two separate one-night stays. Take a detailed look at three different rooms through the eyes of experienced travelers. Make the most of your stay. Read about nearby sights and a recommended eating place.

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Prague Hotels: InterContinental Prague Reviewed

A detailed review of InterContinental Hotel Prague. Discover what it's like to stay in this 5-star hotel in the Czech capital. Get money-saving tips and find out how to make the most of your stay. Learn about interesting guests from the past. How to live the high life without spending the earth.

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Sleep Before Sky: Review of Aerotel Transit Hotel at Singapore Changi Airport, Terminal 1

A candid review, featuring many pictures, of the Aerotel Transit Hotel in Terminal 1 of Singapore Changi Airport.

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Legacy Golf Resort Phoenix Review: Worth It for Non-Golfers?

After spending almost a week at the Legacy Golf Resort in Phoenix, Arizona as someone who doesn't golf, I'm excited to report my unique experience. You may be surprised what it's like to stay at this resort if you don't golf.

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Prague Hotels: Hilton Prague Reviewed

Looking for a hotel in Prague? Read on to experience Hilton Prague through the eyes of a fellow traveler. This article has a real 'try before you buy' feel to it. Find out what it's like to stay there and how to make the most of your time, and get tips on how to get the best value for your money.

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Prague Hotels: Holiday Inn Prague Congress Centre Reviewed

A review of the Holiday Inn Prague Congress Centre, based on two stays in three different rooms. Read on to hear how we fared and to find out if this might be the ideal base for your visit to Prague. A no-holds-barred review, highlighting the good and not-so-good points from a stay of seven nights.

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Review: Michelangelo Hotel in New York City (Junior Suite)

After countless hours of research, I chose the Michelangelo Hotel's Junior Suite as my home base for my trip to New York City. This turned out to be the best bang for my buck in the area, and here's why.

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Traveling With Your Dog: Our Route 66/Grand Canyon Hotel Experience

We learned a thing or two about pet-friendly hotels on Route 66 during our summer vacation. Here are the places we loved and the ones we did not.

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InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam, a Thorough Hotel Appraisal

Our trip to Amsterdam was inspired by the opportunity to stay in the InterContinental Amstel Hotel, a 5-star hotel in a palatial building overlooking the River Amstel. Read on to find out whether the experience matched up to our expectations in this detailed account of our stay.

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Check Your Airbnb for Spy Cameras (Simple Steps to Make You Feel Safe)

Vacationers and tenants need to be vigilant when moving into a new rental. Several instances of hidden spy cameras have come to light recently. Don't compromise your privacy—carry out basic checks for surveillance devices.

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6 Tips on How to Be a 5-Star Airbnb Guest

Here are some tips on how to get positive reviews on Airbnb as a guest.

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19 Need-to-Know Secrets From Hotel Staff

Ever wondered what might be going on behind the scenes at your hotel? In this article, you will learn all about what hotel staff want you to know (even if you wish you didn't!).

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6 Tips for Getting the Most out of a Ryokan in Japan

Have you always wanted to stay at a ryokan but do not know how to get started? These tips will help you get your bearings straight in no time!

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Holiday Inn Prague Airport Thoroughly Reviewed

After choosing a destination and booking flights, accommodation is next on the list to sort. Deciding where to stay is not always easy. This thorough review of Holiday Inn Prague Airport is aimed at helping you make the decision about whether this is the best place for you to stay.

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5 Things That Make Great Hostels Stand Out From the Rest

Not sure if you are getting scammed online? Tired of shady reviews? These five things will tell you if you have found the right hostel for your traveling soul.

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Review of the Cocoon Boutique Hotel in Manila (After Two Visits)

This affordable luxury hotel in the heart of Metro Manila doesn't disappoint. With delightful staff, stylish rooms, and dozens of eateries (from street food to gourmet) within a short walk, it's the place to be when staying in Manila!

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Review of Graceland Estates and Country Club in the Philippines

Nestled in the shadow of Mount Banahaw in the Quezon Province of the Philippines, this country club has a lot to offer other than golf. In this article, you will discover the best and worst aspects of Graceland Estates.

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Holiday Inn Express Porto Exponor: A Traveller's Review

This is an in-depth review of Holiday Inn Express Porto Exponor, based on our thorough testing of the facilities during an 11-night stay. It aims to give potential guests an insight into what this hotel offers to help them decide whether this is the right place for them.

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Who Has the Best Club Room Experience at Universal Orlando's On-Site Hotels?

Which hotel offers guests the biggest bang for their buck? Know where to stay for your best vacation experience. Three hotels at Universal's Orlando resort offer club rooms: Royal Pacific, Portofino Bay, and Hard Rock.

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5 Accommodation Options in Japan

This article lists five accommodation options that might be useful for those traveling to Japan and looking for lodging that is slightly different than a standard hotel. If that sounds like you, read on!

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The Pros and Cons of Using Airbnb as a Guest

Short term letting companies such as Airbnb are rapidly expanding. This article looks at the advantages and disadvantages of using them as a traveler.

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Long Lake Resort: Southeast Oklahoma's Hidden Gem

Long Lake Resort is one of Oklahoma's best kept secrets and one of the most beautiful places in Southeast Oklahoma.

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Review of Relais San Lorenzo B&B in Lucca, Italy

If your travels are taking you to Lucca and you’re wondering where to stay, look no further. Relais San Lorenzo is located in a beautifully restored palace and offers an exceptional level of service.

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Historic Hotel St. Michael on Whiskey Row in Downtown Prescott, Arizona

The Hotel St. Michael on Whiskey Row in Prescott offers a unique glimpse of what life in the Arizona Territory would have been like. The location is great for shopping and local museums.

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How to Choose a Hostel

Choosing a hostel can make or break your backpacking adventure. Before heading to Hostel World and booking the cheapest hostel, there are some things you should know about choosing a hostel.

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Family Vacation at the Legoland Florida Resort Hotel in Orlando

Review of Legoland Florida Resort Hotel in Orlando—experienced by a family of four with two small boys ages three and five.

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The Do's and Don'ts of Staying at a Hostel

What to do when picking and staying at a hostel in order to have the best experience possible.

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Should You Stay at the Silica Hotel or Just Go to the Blue Lagoon?

Figure out whether you should stay at the Silica Hotel when you visit Iceland, or if you should just visit the Blue Lagoon and go back to Reykjavik.

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Spending 24 Hours or More in Carlsbad, CA

Looking for a So Cal escape for at least 24 hours, drive to the charming beach village of Carlsbad to enjoy good food, breathtaking sunsets, paddle boarding and a few hours at the beach themed spa.

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How to Make the Most of Your Vacation When Traveling With Kids

9 ways to make your family trip stress-free by ensuring that you spend enough time together and that you get some time to yourself too.

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Why Pay Full Price for a Hotel Room? Utilize Lowest Rate Guarantees and Save Some Cash

A few quick searches can save you hundreds on hotel bookings if you know where to look.

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Explore Stunning Lake Quinault Lodge and Rain Forest, Then and Now

Take a journey with me to a historic lodge that beckons to a simpler era, and to a hauntingly beautiful rain forest—all nestled within the protective embrace of the National Park Service.

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Gran Canaria: Dunas Suites & Villas Resort

This is a personal review of the Dunas Suites & Villas Resort in Maspalomas in southern Gran Canaria—a 4-star accommodation that should be considered by any who wish to visit this island on vacation.

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Bed & Breakfast Review: Chateau De Pintray, Loire Valley, France

Looking for a charming and historic chateau in the Loire Valley to call home for a few days? Set among the vineyards in the perfect French country setting is the wonderful Chateau de Pintray.

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Japan's Best Capsule Hotels

A uniquely Japanese concept, capsule hotels have become yet another symbol of the unusual ingenuity associated with Japan. In this article, I round-up my favourite capsules for you to experience.

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The Charming New Orient Hotel in Paris

Looking for a charming boutique hotel in Paris that's clean, reasonable, and convenient? Owners Catherine and Josef Wehrle have created the perfect Parisian retreat at the New Orient Hotel.

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Le Manoir Sainte Victoire of Bayeux, France

If your travels are taking you to the Normandy coast of France, consider a stopover in beautiful Bayeux and Le Manoir Sainte Victoire. This charming B&B is the place to stay.