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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Walt Disney World Wilderness Lodge Hotel Review

This Disney deluxe class resort is located in the Magic Kingdom area, between the Contemporary resort and Fort Wilderness. The “theme” of this resort is that of a National Park, as the entire resort has a lodge feel that captures the spirit of the American West in the early 1900’s. The parking area is conveniently […]

Historic Baltimore Hotels

Baltimore, the “City of Neighborhoods”.  When most of us think of historic cities on the east coast of the United States, we probably think of Philadelphia, Boston, Washington D.C., or even New York City, but the fact is Baltimore belongs on that list.  For most of its nation’s history, Baltimore has served as one of […]

Treasure Island Las Vegas

If you traveled to Vegas in the last several years, then surely you’ve seen the captivating swash buckling pirate show in front of the Treasure Island Hotel. In keeping with the “sin city” theme, the Treasure Island Hotel has upped the ante and incorporated some lusty ladies known as the Sirens into the show. Somehow […]

Walt Disney Caribbean Beach Club Review

This moderate class hotel located in the Epcot area has over 2000 rooms spread over a sprawling 200 acres. When you arrive at the resort complex your first stop will be at the Custom House, the hotel’s lobby area – here you can check in, buy theme park tickets, make dinner reservations or visit the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hotel Review – Las Vegas Caesars Palace

Caesars Palace is one of the few hotels on the strip that has a significant history, with construction beginning in 1962. The original hotel’s tower had 680 rooms, quite significant for the time, but today’s Caesars Palace features a whopping 3,348 rooms. Unlike many hotels from the same era, Caesars Palace has been able to […]

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 […]

The Atlantic City Casinos: Caesar’s Atlantic City

Next stop on our series of posts on Atlantic City Casinos we have Caesar’s Atlantic City

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Las Vegas Luxor Hotel

The Luxor in Las Vegas was one of the first fully themed hotels on the strip with its ancient Egyptian décor. Building for this pyramid shaped hotel began in 1991, the same year Treasure Island and the MGM Grand broke ground. In 2007 the hotel was renovated and many of the ancient Egyptian touches were […]

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 World Value Resorts

Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida currently has four value rated resorts on their property. These resorts cater to Disney family travelers and offer the same park benefits (such as Extra Magic Hours, free bus transportation services) as any other Disney resort. If you are traveling to Walt Disney World on a budget and want […]

Bellagio Hotel Las Vegas Review

The Bellagio Las Vegas knows how to do luxury, in fact they’ve earned a AAA Five Star Diamond Award. The Bellagio opened in 1998 and was instantly considered one of the most luxurious hotels on the Las Vegas Strip. Their luxury lies in grace and elegance most exemplified by their world famous fountains. Bellagio is […]