hotels

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…

Reviewing the Venetian Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas

The Venetian Resort – Hotel & Casino 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89109 GRADING Overall Score: A Staff: A Room: A Amenities: A Recommended?: Yes All along the Las Vegas strip, you can take a trip through various parts of the world. Walk from Paris to Egypt to New York and even ancient Rome in a matter of minutes. One of Las Vegas’s newer themed casinos is the Venetian, modeled after Venice, the infamous city of canals in Italy. With incredible attention to detail as well as recreating the finest elements of Venetian history, art…

Reviewing Bahia Mar Hotel – Fort Lauderdale Beach

Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach 801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Florida My experience at this hotel was definitely unique as I was able to stay in BOTH types of rooms: a room in the Marina building and a room in the Tower building. MARINA BUILDING GRADE Overall Score: C Staff: B Room: D Amenities: C Recommended?: No TOWER BUILDING GRADE Overall Score: B Staff: B Room: B Amenities: C Recommended?: Yes Overall Impression: If you’re staying in Bahia Mar’s Marina building (not the Tower), you’re getting an old, musty hotel room. The Marina building…

How to Use Airbnb – Everything You Need to Know!

When going on vacation, how likely are you to stay at a hotel? Probably pretty likely. Hotels have taken care of weary travelers since ancient Rome. Offering travelers a place to sleep and usually a meal, hotels fulfilled a vital niche for those on the move. However, now hotels aren’t the only places to stay while on the road. Vacation rentals were popular long before the internet, but really have exploded since the mid 2000’s.  The most popular vacation rental website, Airbnb.com, started in 2008, and offered travelers accommodations in people’s homes, initially…