Paris Las Vegas Hotel Review

Harrah’s Paris Las Vegas Hotel is exactly what the name implies a hotel that is themed after the famed city in France. One of its most noted structures is the 5/8ths scale, 541 foot replica of the Eiffel Tower but you’ll also find many other noted replicas on the property including the Montgolfier Balloon, the […]

Disney Port Orleans Riverside Hotel Review

The charm and appeal of this resort is obvious from your first arrival at this moderate Disney location. The theme of the resort is a Louisiana Bayou, with its plantation style and rustic style guest rooms. The mansion type rooms are part of the Magnolia Bend section of the resort, while the rustic lodge type […]

Walt Disney Polynesian Resort Review

The Polynesian at Walt Disney World is a deluxe class resort in the Magic Kingdom area. The Polynesian (or “Poly”, as frequent visitors refer to it), was one of the first resorts to be built at Disney World. The close proximity to the Magic Kingdom makes it a very popular hotel choice for Walt Disney […]

Las Vegas Monte Carlo Resort Review

The Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas started its life in 1994 as the Grand Victoria but was quickly shortened to Victoria and then changed altogether and became the Monte Carlo. Initially the resort was designed to appeal to middle income tourists with lower prices and European style luxury. In May of 2009 […]

Walt Disney World Animal Kingdom Lodge Review

Opened in 2001, this Disney Deluxe resort is located about one mile from the Animal Kingdom Park. The theme of this resort is an African Savanna and Lodge. Everywhere you look, you will see the animal theme from the architecture to the live animals in the savannas. The lodge has nearly 1300 rooms and is […]

Mandalay Bay Hotel Review

Mandalay Bay on the Las Vegas Strip is a luxury hotel owned by the MGM Mirage. Oddly enough the top four floors are used by the Four Seasons Hotel but the rest are open to Mandalay Bay guests. In addition, there is a 43 story tower connected to Mandalay Bay which contains the hotel at […]

The Atlantic City Casinos: Borgata

This is a series of posts talking about the different casino properties in Atlantic City – next is the Borgata.

Wynn Hotel Review

Opened in the spring of 2005, the Wynn Las Vegas is one of Las Vegas’ tallest buildings. Once the site of the legendary Desert Inn Resort, the 215-acre property combines the “Old Las Vegas” tradition with new technology, such as high-speed Internet connections and VOIP technology, in all of the guest rooms. Named for the […]

Westin Long Beach Hotel Review

The Long Beach Hotel is located on Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach California. The hotel is located resonably close to both Los Angeles Airport and Orange County Airport. Local nearby attractions include the Long Beach Aquarium, Pine Ave Market, Shoreline Park, Rainbow Lagoon Park, and across the street from the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. […]

Las Vegas Excalibur Hotel Review

The Excalibur Hotel, the medieval-themed, castle-shaped hotel in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, may not be the most glamorous accommodation in the city, but the dependable Excalibur offers good, solid value for money in a prime Vegas location. The hotel is also one of the more family-friendly places to stay on the Las […]

Las Vegas Mirage Hotel Review

Smack dab in the middle of the Las Vegas strip is the Mirage Hotel and Casino, an old timer by Vegas standards. Built in 1989 the hotel will be celebrating its 20th anniversary throughout 2009. At its conception the Mirage was a new idea, a destination in itself with its famed volcano, lobby aquarium, and […]

The Atlantic City Casinos: Bally’s

This will be a series of posts talking about the different Casino properties in Atlantic City – first up is Bally’s Casino.

Romantic Hotels – Big Sur’s Post Ranch Inn

Few places in the world are as dramatic and scenic as Northern California’s Big Sur, located along the Pacific Coast just south of Monterey. The sparsely-populated area boasts spectacular views as the Santa Lucia Mountain rise abruptly from the ocean. It’s a perfect spot for a romantic getaway or honeymoon. Hidden among the hills are […]

Circus Circus Hotel Review Las Vegas

Circus Circus Las Vegas first popped up on the strip in 1968 and originally featured a traditional American style circus but in 1997 the hotel changed its theme to a Quebec Cirque du Soleil style circus and added a 35 story tower. The hotel is much more kid friendly than most on the strip and […]

Gaylord Palms Hotel Review

This luxury style resort is conveniently located within minutes of Walt Disney World (about 1.5 miles from the main gate of the theme parks) and 20 minutes from the Orlando airport. The resort itself is located on 65 acres of land that are beautifully maintained, while the hotel contains a spectacular atrium that fills the […]

Las Vegas MGM Grand Hotel Review

The current MGM Grand in Las Vegas is actually not the first MGM Grand, the original was opened in 1973 and was one of the largest hotels in the world at the time. In 1986 the original MGM Grand was sold to Bally Entertainment Corporation and became Bally’s Las Vegas. The new MGM Grand was […]

Beatles-Themed Hotel Opens in Liverpool

Liverpool, the city that raised John, Paul, George, and Ringo, has just opened a new four-star hotel, designed in the Beatles’ honor. The 110-room opened on February 1 in renovated 19th century mercantile building, located in the city’s Cavern Quarter. The hotel is named after the group’s second movie, released in 1964. The rooms at […]

Baltimore Waterfront Hotels

Baltimore is nestled against the Patapsco River and the Chesapeake Bay, perfectly situated to give visitors incredible views of the surrounding scenery while they take in all that Baltimore has to offer. The next time you’re visiting the area, make sure to take advantage of the scenery by staying at one of Baltimore’s many beautiful […]

Hotel Review – New York New York Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

New York New York Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip uses the theme to create an environment that oozes New York City in many ways. The first and most obvious way is the architecture which features several skyscrapers, the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building. There is even a half scale replica […]

Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotels

Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is the most photographed and visited of the city and has remained it’s main cultural center since the 1970s. When you stay at one of the many inner harbor hotels you will be able to enjoy all that the area has to offer, mostly on foot. There are plenty of dining choices […]