Category Archives: Hotel Reviews

Travel by Kris Tours the Westin Puerto Vallarta

Upon my arrival at the Westin Puerto Vallarta, I was greeted by friendly people at the front desk for my tour of the resort. Even though the expansive, marble lobby isn't the most welcoming entrance - the extra nice staff at the Westin made up for my first impression. The resort sits on 14 acres of prime…
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“Back to School” – My Overnight in a Former School House

Do you have a favorite themed hotel? Last July I stayed at the Im Schulhaus in Lorch, Germany for two nights. In 2013 this former school house was converted into a modern hotel with 44 rooms. I grew up attending grade school in the States - but from the moment we entered, I was carried…
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Three Reasons to Stay at de 4 Jaargetijden (the 4 Seasons)

Last July I had a wonderful two night stay at this small, family owned hotel in the southern part of The Netherlands. The pronunciation may be difficult, but de 4 Jaargetijden translates into meaning four seasons in English. ;) This was actually my second visit, but the first under it's new ownership - a super…
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Why You Should Stay at the Puerto Vallarta Marriott

The Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort and Spa (formerly the Casamagna) is a lovely resort located in the Marina District. I've just returned from a relaxing week long stay and am already excited for a return visit! When they say "welcome home" on your arrival - you know you're in the right place! :) I stayed…
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