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The Westin Philadelphia Review: Affordable Luxury Hotel in Center City Philly

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The smell was familiar as I exited the elevator to the lobby, I had arrived at the Westin Philadelphia.  The distinctive smell was courtesy of the candles surrounding the floral arrangement on the entry table.  I was now instantly relaxed, the hell of the commute quickly recessing from my mind, as I knew my Heavenly […]

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The Logan Hotel Philadelphia Review: A Boutique Beauty by Curio Collection

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For over thirty years, the hotel on the Parkway was the legendary Four Seasons Philadelphia.  When word came last  year that the Four Seasons was closing to move into the new Comcast Center in 2018, the travel/points message boards were guessing who would reflag the hotel. Most agreed that Philadelphia is lacking in luxury properties […]

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Philadelphia Hyatt Bellevue Review of the Renovated King Room

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What do you do when your hotel points are about to expire?  For me, I booked a room at the Philadelphia Hyatt at the Bellevue for an overnight staycation (locals just say the Bellevue Hotel).  As part of my year-end review of miles, points and credit cards, I realized that I had a free stay […]

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Le Meridien Philadelphia – History, Design and Glamour in the City

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Walking around Philadelphia, you will be struck by all the fabulous architecture on the outside but the “oh wow!” moments are when you step inside and see how the restorations have incorporated original details with contemporary interior design.  Many of the hotels in Philadelphia have a storied history and the Le Meridien Philadelphia is no […]

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Hotel Palomar Philadelphia Review

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The last thing you want to hear in any hotel is the fire alarm going off.  In all of my travels, I’ve encountered about four alarms in the middle of the night and I quickly jumped out of bed, changed clothes and was ready to leave when told.  Luckily, all were false alarms and I […]