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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #345 on: May 29, 2018, 12:20:46 AM »
why are you staying by the airport for 5 night?

Going to be doing day trips to Ubud and other places from there. Airport is very central for south region.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #346 on: June 06, 2018, 01:43:01 AM »
Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills.

Booked the Intercontinental Century City first, and then changed my mind.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #347 on: June 06, 2018, 09:13:01 AM »


Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #348 on: June 06, 2018, 11:29:12 AM »
Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills.

Booked the Intercontinental Century City first, and then changed my mind.


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Points / cash rate?

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #349 on: June 06, 2018, 11:35:02 AM »
Points / cash rate?
2 weekend certs + 95k HH
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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #350 on: June 07, 2018, 01:49:24 AM »
2 weekend certs + 95k HH

I used weekend certs as well.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #351 on: June 07, 2018, 08:46:32 AM »
Crowne Plaza Eilat - 20K IHG x2

Lowest direct cash rate is $440 or so total.  10% point rebate via the IHG CC = 18K a night = 1.22 cpp redemption which is fine and dandy for IHG.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #352 on: June 07, 2018, 09:08:52 AM »
Crowne Plaza Eilat - 20K IHG x2

Lowest direct cash rate is $440 or so total.  10% point rebate via the IHG CC = 18K a night = 1.22 cpp redemption which is fine and dandy for IHG.
Nice, though their award availability is almost non-existent lately. (You may want to request the top floor (9th?), I believe it's been renovated).

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #353 on: June 07, 2018, 09:22:54 AM »
Nice, though their award availability is almost non-existent lately. (You may want to request the top floor (9th?), I believe it's been renovated).

Yes, it took a while to find the space (which is for a Thursday-Saturday this month, by the way).  I just kept rechecking the dates everyday until one day it just appeared.  I've also heard that the 9th floor is fully renovated -- hopefully the Platinum will give me some leverage.  According to their responses to TripAdvisor reviews, starting November 2018 the entire hotel is supposed to undergo a full renovation.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #354 on: June 07, 2018, 09:30:30 AM »
Yes, it took a while to find the space (which is for a Thursday-Saturday this month, by the way).  I just kept rechecking the dates everyday until one day it just appeared.  I've also heard that the 9th floor is fully renovated -- hopefully the Platinum will give me some leverage.  According to their responses to TripAdvisor reviews, starting November 2018 the entire hotel is supposed to undergo a full renovation.
They like plat members... :)

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #355 on: June 12, 2018, 08:24:52 PM »
Hyatt Ziva Cancun
Three people (16yo counts as adult).
37.5k/night
(Had to call)

Some buyer’s remorse...wondering if I should switch to IC for ~ 1/3 the price.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #356 on: June 13, 2018, 08:45:45 PM »
Hyatt Ziva Cancun
Three people (16yo counts as adult).
37.5k/night
(Had to call)

Some buyer’s remorse...wondering if I should switch to IC for ~ 1/3 the price.
Just make sure that they won't give you a problem with 16yo. I just booked there and they told me very clearly that if were under 18 we won't be allowed.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #357 on: June 13, 2018, 09:08:05 PM »
Just make sure that they won't give you a problem with 16yo. I just booked there and they told me very clearly that if were under 18 we won't be allowed.
you might confusing with Zilara. Ziva allows kids.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #358 on: June 13, 2018, 09:09:50 PM »
you might confusing with Zilara. Ziva allows kids.
Stand corrected - sorry! I’m headed to Zilara.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #359 on: June 20, 2018, 04:03:21 PM »
They like plat members... :)

Back from the stay.  Best elite recognition ever received from an IHG Israel hotel: upgraded to Junior Suite, 3 drink+snack coupons (the bar tender said it includes liquor), incredible welcome amenity consisting of full bottle of wine, 1.5L water, full-size cookie tin, sliced fresh fruit platter with 6 different types of fruit. Better than any Ambassador amenity I've ever recieved at an IC! Also offered discounted Friday night dinner for 100 ILS per adult instead of 150 or so.

I would absolutely go back.