The Hotelion

Hotel & Casino Specialist. I pride myself on economic perspective and efficient travelling, and most recently - restaurant reviews. My goal is to make your travel money go further and experiences more fulfilling.

Honeymoon Hotel 5 Review: Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong Kong & Food Extravaganza!

HIGHLIGHTS: Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong Kong Yes, this is a Hyatt. We needed to stay in North Point to be close to family, and I wanted to find something we could stay a while. This new Hyatt Centric looked appealing, especially combining it with promos I found on Hotels.com. From a base rate of $107 per night, I found a $50 of $200 code, to be just $185 after tax for two nights! Highlights include the clean, efficient room, interesting bathroom layout, good hotel restaurant, and tea! The hotel is located atop a mall, and having a tea...

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Honeymoon Hotel 4 Review: Conrad Hong Kong

HIGHLIGHTS: Conrad Hong Kong The Conrad Hong Kong treated us to an oversized suite, with plenty of welcome and congratulatory snacks & champagne. I especially enjoyed the swath of offerings at breakfast, and the delicious fried tofu soup. It was a bit difficult to get to, and the redirect to exec lounge wasn’t ideal, but overall this was a fantastic stay for my Hilton Aspire / Ascend free night certificates. I would stay here again, hopefully when the unrest is better.   My standard hotel reviews include a breakdown by the following topics. Feel free to skip to whichever...

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Honeymoon Hotel 3 Review: St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central, SAR China

HIGHLIGHTS: St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central This was a fantastic experience. From the great service to the huge, spacious suite they upgraded us to, to the food served at both the bar and breakfast, I enjoyed myself thoroughly. Highlights include an amazing egg tart and the proximity in Cotai Central to many other awesome shops, hotels, and gaming.   My standard hotel reviews include a breakdown by the following topics. Feel free to skip to whichever section you find most interesting. Highlights Lobby Room Hotel Space / Ambiance Food & Drink Fitness Miscellaneous   LOBBY & CHECK-IN We took a...

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Honeymoon Hotel 2 Review: Yokohama Bay Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Japan + Osaka Station Eating!

HIGHLIGHTS: Yokohama Bay Sheraton Hotel & Towers This one was a quick stay – highlights include the decent breakfast spread, nice executive lounge for guests, and large upgraded room they provided us for our honeymoon. Unfortunately, we arrived at Yokohama late, since we spent several hours on the way back north in Japan at Osaka Station – eating so very much. I would highly recommend that people stop and enjoy the cuisine and variety at many of the shinkansen stops throughout Japan.   My standard hotel reviews include a breakdown by the following topics. Feel free to skip to...

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Honeymoon Hotel 1 Review: Conrad Tokyo, Japan

HIGHLIGHTS: Conrad Tokyo, Japan Our first hotel of the honeymoon! We stayed at the Conrad Tokyo on a Free Night Certificate on my Aspire, and had a fantastic time. Highlights include a beautiful upgraded room, and an amazing breakfast. It’s a bit out of the way and not close to much, but within walking distance to a metro line with which to explore Tokyo. I would highly recommend this experience, at least once. It was my first time at a Conrad (of three this honeymoon) and a blast.   My standard hotel reviews include a breakdown by the following...

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5 Things to Do Outside in Canada

Premise For many, Canada evokes images of crisp fall activities and cold snow. Canada does offer many world-class experiences for outdoor enthusiasts no matter what time of year it is. From winter sports to wildlife viewing, Canada has a lot to offer. But that’s not the extent of it. Below are five activities anyone in Canada may want to try at least once.   Visit the Limehouse Conservation Area If you’re a history buff and someone who appreciates well looked after conservation parks, the Limehouse Conservation Area may convince you to start looking into Halton real estate. This site...

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3 Reasons You Need to Hire a Magician in Las Vegas

Premise Whether you’re an event planner or someone looking to hire entertainment for a corporate event or a personal celebration in Las Vegas, you should consider a magician. Magicians can be ideal for any occasion, from weddings and birthday parties to executive retreats, appreciation events, organizational milestones, and beyond.  The pros won’t be bringing cringe-worthy “crackerjack” tricks, but magic that truly wows and amazes audiences while getting people laughing, talking, and mesmerized. While the highest-paid magicians like Penn & Teller, David Copperfield, and other famous stars make millions, as Forbes reports, there are many excellent affordable pros too.  Here’s...

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Sponsored: Tinggly – A Traveler’s Eco-Friendly Dream Gift: Experiences Worldwide!

Sponsored – this review is sponsored by Tinggly via their marketing team.    INTRODUCTION TO TINGGLY Tinggly is a one of a kind choice voucher that allows a person to choose one activity from 500+ of the world’s best experiences in more than 100 countries worldwide! Perfect for travelers to get a custom/curated experience to their liking. This gift seems like a good use for those who are looking to experience and explore a certain area with the flexibility to choose what suits them best. Easy to use and book. You can choose from over 100 countries and the...

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4 Fantastic St. Louis Historical Attractions to Visit

Premise St. Louis is a city that’s filled with history. It’s no wonder that it is one of the top vacation destinations for families all over the country. One of the most iconic monuments in the United States, The Gateway Arch, is a must-see when you visit this city. The Gateway Arch stands an impressive 630 feet tall and is the tallest man-made monument in the country. Aside from the Arch, St. Louis is a city that has a rich history and many different points of interest that you can visit and learn about. In fact, many people who...

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Food & Hotel Review (Finally): Wynn Las Vegas

HIGHLIGHTS: Wynn Las Vegas I am so, so thrilled to finally write a review of the Wynn Las Vegas. On my previous stay (free one from the Wynn Slots app) I was only in for one night and did not get to fully use the facilities. This time, on a business stay, I got to really explore and enjoy myself. I found the Asian cuisine at Wazuzu and Red8 above expectations, and definitely solid places that I could even see taking my parents. Wynn had a sufficient number of advantage play games, and high-rollers betting thousands of dollars at...

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