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 […]
This will be a series of posts talking about the different Casino properties in Atlantic City – first up is Bally’s Casino.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
From the moment you step foot in Hershey Lodge Hotel you will know that you are in the chocolate capital of the world. That being said, this is a high class hotel with a lot to offer. Simply put, this hotel has everything that you could possibly need as a traveler, plus much more.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This is a series of posts talking about the different casino properties in Atlantic City – next is the Borgata.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]