by djohannw
08 Mar 2005, 21:00
Forum: Germany
Topic: 4* Le Meridien Cologne 10/24-10/30 $88
Replies: 3
Views: 15

Re: LeMeridien Cologne

<t>My wife has worked at the Dom Hotel several years ago (when she was young...;-)), and apart from the Excelsior Hotel Ernst it has the best touristy location in the city. You can walk everywhere from there, and getting to it from the airport is a piece of cake since the new train station opened th...
by djohannw
27 Sep 2004, 15:39
Forum: Germany
Topic: 4* Cologne Park Plaza 8/20-8/22 50$
Replies: 14
Views: 158

Re: Is a 5* Hotel really guaranteed to be downtown?

<t>Technically the Hyatt is out of the city center and would be very worthy of five stars. However that would be about the best location in Cologne to get as it is right across the River Rhine from the Altstadt (gorgeous view!) and within a 15 minutes walk to there across the bridge right next to th...
by djohannw
26 Apr 2004, 09:34
Forum: New England/New York/New Jersey/Pennsylvania Hotels
Topic: Philadelphia/Downtown - Hyatt Penns Landing 4*
Replies: 30
Views: 4.2K

Re: Hyatt Penn's Landing

<t>I stayed at the Hyatt for one night from saturday to sunday. When arriving at the hotel late at night I had slight problems finding a place to park my car in the driveway for check in as the valets were getting cars in numbers for people obviously having attended a function at the hotel. Check in...
by djohannw
13 Apr 2002, 18:47
Forum: Hotel Misratings and Quality Issues
Topic: Do Priceline bidders get the worst rooms?
Replies: 120
Views: 2.8K

Re: readymade's right on target!

<t>I've been to a lot hotels recently and to most of them on either a Priceline or Hotwire reservation, and have been treated nicely at every hotel. There was really no noticeable difference in treatment when paying in full or being a "filler" guest.<br/> <br/> Also when asking nicely, my requests (...
by djohannw
24 Mar 2002, 16:51
Forum: New England/New York/New Jersey/Pennsylvania Hotels
Topic: Boston/Revere-Logan Airport - Hyatt Harborside 4*
Replies: 25
Views: 2.6K

Boston/Revere-Logan Airport - Hyatt Harborside 4*

<t>The Boston Harborside Hyatt Hotel and Conference Center is a 14 floor highrise right on airport grounds next to the ferry-pond to downtown. Half of it’s rooms face the airport, the other half the harbor and downtown. When checking in we nicely inquired about a harbor-view room and were given that...
by djohannw
07 Mar 2002, 20:25
Forum: Wyoming/Idaho/Montana/Dakotas
Topic: 3* West Coast Idaho Falls Hotel 45$ 5/11
Replies: 4
Views: 86

Re: 3* West Coast Idaho Falls Hotel 45$ 5/11

<t>Sheryl, you're right; if we add the fee it is more expensive than booking conventionally. <br/> <br/> The reason this happend is that we did not consider the West Coast Hotels at all when checking rates. I thought either the Hampton or the Comfort Inn was considered the three-star in that area, a...
by djohannw
07 Mar 2002, 08:11
Forum: Wyoming/Idaho/Montana/Dakotas
Topic: 3* West Coast Idaho Falls Hotel 45$ 5/11
Replies: 4
Views: 86

3* West Coast Idaho Falls Hotel 45$ 5/11

<r>Friend bid this yesterday after being unsuccessful three days ago with 40$:<br/> <br/> Hotel Name: West Coast Idaho Falls Hotel <br/> 475 River Parkway <br/> Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402 <br/> 208-523-8000 <br/> <URL url="http://www.westcoasthotels.com"><s>[url=http://www.westcoasthotels.com]</s>www....
by djohannw
04 Mar 2002, 09:26
Forum: Wyoming/Idaho/Montana/Dakotas
Topic: 3* Missoula Doubletree Missoula Edgewater 5/15 40$
Replies: 0
Views: 66

3* Missoula Doubletree Missoula Edgewater 5/15 40$

<r>A friend bid this on his own. Started at 35$, rejected, added a two-star-only area for a free rebid and received:<br/> <br/> Hotel Name: Doubletree Missoula Edgewater <br/> 100 Madison <br/> Missoula, Montana 59802 <br/> 406-728-3100 <br/> <URL url="http://www.doubletree.com"><s>[url=http://www.d...
by djohannw
25 Feb 2002, 10:01
Forum: Washington State (all cities except Seattle)
Topic: 3* Sheraton Tacoma Hotel 5/1 35$
Replies: 2
Views: 45

3* Sheraton Tacoma Hotel 5/1 35$

<r>A friend bid this today, starting at Tacoma only for 31$, was rejected, added another area (free rebid) for 35$ and was accepted at:<br/> <br/> Hotel Name: <br/> Sheraton Tacoma Hotel <br/> 1320 Broadway Plaza <br/> Tacoma, Washington 98402 <br/> 253-572-3200 <br/> <URL url="http://www.sheraton.c...
by djohannw
25 Feb 2002, 09:52
Forum: Washington State (all cities except Seattle)
Topic: 3* Spokane Doubletree City Center 5/16 35$
Replies: 0
Views: 51

3* Spokane Doubletree City Center 5/16 35$

<r>A friend bid this tody. This was his third bid that was accepted. Started at 25$ and Downtown only, rejected, added Spokane Valley for 30$ (rejected), the added North (free rebid) for 35$, accepted at:<br/> <br/> Hotel Name: <br/> Doubletree Spokane City Center <br/> 322 N Spokane Falls Ct <br/> ...