Lodging

Reviewing Paris Hotel and Casino – Las Vegas

Paris Hotel and Casino 3655 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109 GRADING Overall Score: B Staff: B Room: B Amenities: B Recommended? Yes   Opulence abounds all along the Las Vegas Strip, and Paris Hotel and Casino is no exception.  With all the grandeur of high-brow Parisian decor, this hotel boasts a 95,000 square-foot casino floor as the main attraction, with over 1,700 slot machines and dozens of table games. Perhaps more popular than the casino itself is the building’s exterior. With scaled down recreations of the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe…

Reviewing the Boulder Marriott Hotel

Boulder Marriott Hotel 2660 Canyon Boulevard, Boulder, Colorado 80302 GRADING Overall Score: B Staff: B Room: A Amenities: A Recommended?: Yes Overall Impression: The Boulder Marriott Hotel is a newly renovated, boutique-style (smaller) hotel. This hotel offers more than a mid-tier hotel (Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express), but not that much more for the cost. Customer service/staff help was mediocre at best…

Reviewing the Embassy Suites Denver – Downtown Convention Center

Embassy Suites Denver – Downtown Convention Center 1420 Stout Street, Denver, Colorado,80202 GRADING Overall Score: A Staff: A Room: A Amenities: A Recommended?: Yes Overall Impression: This spacious hotel, with the usual spacious atrium characteristic of the Embassy Suites brand, is a full-service hotel next to the Denver Convention Center. Polite service, generously sized suites, and extra perks (complimentary breakfast and evening reception) make this hotel a win-win…

Reviewing Maria’s by the Sea Hotel – Tortola

Maria’s by the Sea Hotel Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands RATING Overall Score: B Staff: C Room: B Amenities: C Recommended?: Yes Overall Impression: Spacious accommodations with larger than normal rooms in a nondescript concrete building that has been added on to over the years…