Category Archives: Hotel Reviews

Grand Mirage in Bali

Mom wanted to go on an all-inclusive trip to Bali.  At this point, we all knew that this trip will never surpass the Cozumel trip, but we obliged. It was pretty warm (86F) in Taiwan early November, but nothing prepared … Continue reading

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Hotels In Central CA

Over the Thanksgiving weekend we stayed at 3 different hotels, and hotels in these small little towns like Solvang and San Luis Obispo are so much more pricey than if you were to stay in OC, LA, or San Diego. … Continue reading

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Fairmont Newport Beach

For my last interview in OC, I was given the opportunity to stay in a hotel and I picked the Fairmont Newport Beach, which is a hop, skip, and a jump away from the John Wayne Airport.  The hotel is … Continue reading

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Novotel Beach Resort Panwa Phuket

After doing absolutely nothing for 2 days on Ko Phi Phi, we ferried back to Phuket to do pretty much the same thing for a few more days.  We initially checked in to APK resort and spa, but quickly checked … Continue reading

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Holiday Inn Resort Ko Phi Phi

After touring Northern Thailand we headed south to veg.  We flew into Phuket from Bangkok and took the ferry to Ko Phi Phi, an island south of Phuket.  The resort is located on the north end of the island, away … Continue reading

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Hyatt Regency SFO

While in SF this past weekend we stayed at the Hyatt Regency SFO in Burlingame.  Since I had no desire to drive in downtown SF and I wanted a place close to the airport, I thought I’d give this hotel … Continue reading

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The Island Hotel Newport Beach

J went to California for the weekend and stayed at The Island Hotel Newport Beach.  He said the hotel itself is a bit dated, not like most of the other more modern hotels we tend to stay at.  However, the … Continue reading

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