Where I’ve Stayed, Played, and Layed

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Read this post at your own risk as insane envy may arise although it is NOT the intended purpose :-).

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The joy (for me) is in the journey but I admit a small part of me marvels at the places I’ve stayed over the course of my travels (both business and pleasure).  So in the spirit of “lists” and in no particular order might I add, here are some of my favorite accommodations of which I’ve had the pleasure experiencing…..

  • The Mandarin Oriental Tokyo
  • Hotel Sofitel Munich Bayerpost (during my trip to Oktoberfest – see My European Adventure)
  • Grand Hotel Amrâth Amsterdam
  • Four Seasons in San Francisco (it was for business but still….it was AMAZING)
  • Maya Villa/Condos in Playa del Carmen, Mexico (2 story 3 bdrm, 3 bath, living/dining room/kitchen and balcony.  I still have to write the post so more to come)
  • Mahagiri Villas & Spa Dreamland, Bali (3 bedroom, 3 bath, living/dining room/kitchen, private pool/cabana all approx 3000 sq ft – stayed during my birthday celebration in 2014)
  • Barcelo Bavaro Adults Only Resorts Punta Cana DR
  • Ritz Carlton, Charlotte NC
  • The Adolphus, Dallas TX
  • The Fairmont, Seattle WA
  • Sutton Place, Chicago IL
  • The Millenium Hilton – World Trade Center, NYC (before the Twin Towers were constructed, actually during the rebuilding)
  • Protea Hotel Victoria Junction Waterfront, Capetown South Africa
  • The Venetian, Las Vegas NV
  • Dreams Cancun (my balcony overlooked the dolphin school.  This is now a different property now I believe)
  • Hyatt Regency Curacao Old Quarry Golf Course (I think it has changed its name since my stay in 2011)

My memory is giving me a run for my money at the moment so I will stop there while you salivate lol!

Where have you stayed that either gave you excellent service or accommodations that blew you away?

~ Travel Well ~


4 thoughts on “Where I’ve Stayed, Played, and Layed

  1. Beautiful pics of places you have stayed. As a backpacking budget kind of family, our locales are less than opulent and more on the basic side of things. One fav that stands out from the rest though because of scenery and setting is a hotel at Lake Atitlan in Guatemala called Posada de Santiago… located right on the lake with a pool and hot tub looking over the lake surrounded by volcanoes and fished by the local population. Heavenly. Happy travels, Cheryl

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    1. Now THAT sounds like an experience to behold! Quite honestly I can stay anywhere and as long as it makes for a memorable experience it’s notso much the # of stars it holds that matters to me. I will have to check out Posada de Santiago as it just might be in my future! Happy Travels to you and your family and thank you kindly for stopping by!!

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