Hotel Review: The Westin Austin Downtown

On a recent trip to Texas with her family, TPG Points & Miles Editor Sarah Silbert enjoyed a two-night stay at The Westin Austin Downtown. Read on for details about the experience. (All photos are by the author.) After a lovely stay at the St. Anthony, a Luxury Collection hotel in San Antonio, my family…

Hotel Review: The St. Anthony Hotel, San Antonio

During a family trip to Texas, TPG Points & Miles Editor Sarah Silbert enjoyed a two-night stay at the St. Anthony Hotel, a recent addition to Starwood’s Luxury Collection. Read on for her full impressions. My family and I recently made a brief stop at the St. Anthony Hotel, part of Starwood’s Luxury Collection portfolio…

Review: The Great Northern Hotel, London

During a recent trip to London, TPG Contributor Adam Kotkin and his partner stayed at one of Starwood’s newest properties, the Great Northern Hotel — here is his review. (All photos by the author.) Set in the King’s Cross neighborhood of London, The Great Northern Hotel is near three train/Tube stations — King’s Cross, St. Pancras and Euston,…

Hotel Review: Equinox Resort & Spa in Vermont

Every October, Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen and his wife try to plan a trip to New England to enjoy some fall foliage. The couple usually picks a bed & breakfast in small towns or villages in Vermont or New Hampshire, but this year, Nick stumbled across the Equinox Resort & Spa, part of Starwood Preferred Guest’s Luxury Collection….

Hotel Review: A Week at the Sheraton Maui

This past summer, during the TPG interns’ trip to the Hawaiian island of Maui, recently promoted TPG Assistant Editor Matthew Zuzolo stayed seven nights at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa located on Lahaina’s Ka’anapali Beach  — and here’s his review of the experience.  Set on the western coast of Maui in the tourist town of Lahaina, about an hour’s drive from…

Review: The Press Hotel in Portland, Maine

TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen recently stayed at one of Marriott’s newest Autograph Collection properties — Portland, Maine’s Press Hotel — and here’s his review. While planning a recent vacation to Portland, Maine, I was thrilled to see that the city’s newest lodging hotspot is actually part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection. Located in the 1923 Portland Press Herald newspaper…

Review: Kimpton’s Vero Beach Hotel & Spa in Florida

Last May, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen and his family stayed at the Vero Beach Hotel & Spa in Vero Beach, Florida, where he utilized a status match in Kimpton loyalty program and was granted top-tier Inner Circle status. He had a phenomenal experience, prompting him to give Kimpton Karma Rewards a closer look — and book this second stay at…

Review: A Luxury Hotel for Under $100 – Royal Orchid Sheraton Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand is one of the few places in the world where it’s possible to stay in a luxury property for less than $100 per night, as TPG International Contributor Lori Zaino discovered at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers.  This past July, I had a very enjoyable two-night stay at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers, due in no small…

Hotel Review: Virgin Hotels Chicago

On a recent trip to the Windy City, TPG Editorial Intern Kevin Song stayed at the new — and highly anticipated — Virgin Hotels Chicago. Here’s his take on the experience. Hip mood lighting, edgy music and a certain flair for eccentricity are what flyers on the Virgin Group’s airlines — including Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America…