Archive for the ‘In-Room Reviews’ Category

In Room Review: Cambria Suites; Aurora, CO

In Room Review: Cambria Suites; Aurora, CO
One month ago, we sent our Food News Writer, Danielle Alvarez, to Aurora’s Cambria Suites. Here’s what she had to say about the place… Denver was founded in 1858 when the first few flakes of gold were found in the area. Since then it has grown into a cosmopolitan city, offering the best of shopping,...
October 20th, 2010 | In-Room Reviews, Staying There | Read More

Lost in Belize II: Where to Stay in Ambergris Caye

Lost in Belize II: Where to Stay in Ambergris Caye
by Holly Corbett LG Executive Editor I’ve made my way to what some Latins call La Isla Bonita (a.k.a. “The Beautiful Island”).  Lapped by an ocean that’s the underside-of-an-aquamarine-stone green and decorated with coconut trees on white-powder beaches, it’s easy to see...
March 5th, 2010 | Caribbean, Central and South America, Dispatches from the Road, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Parthenon Hostel in Chicago’s Greek Town

Parthenon Hostel in Chicago’s Greek Town
Today we have Lost Girl Krista Johnson reporting on how she saved big bucks and booked a hostel for her group when she organized a trip to Chicago’s entrepreneurship conference. She’s a public relations major at Syracuse University. ***** By Krista Johnson Special to Lost Girls World Just...
November 27th, 2009 | Budget Travel, Chicago, Hostels, In-Room Reviews | Read More

LG Small Town Favorites: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

LG Small Town Favorites: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
I love running, but it can be hard on your knees. I’ve always wanted to do a triathlon, and figured it’d be a good way to switch up my workouts. Still, swimming in a lake with hundreds of people-not to mention sorting through all the gear you’ll need-can be overwhelming. So I joined...
June 18th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Shopping & Style, United States | Read More

In-room Reviews: Beijing on Any Budget

In-room Reviews: Beijing on Any Budget
On the same day the Lost Girls and I turned in the first draft of our manuscript, I boarded a plane to China to celebrate. I had two big incentives for visiting a country that’s home to some of the oldest civilizations in the world. First, my friend and former co-worker, Jen, lives in the capital...
May 11th, 2009 | Air, Backpacking & Trekking, China, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Hostels, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Lost Girls, Wifi & Internet Cafes | Read More

In Room Reviews: Hotel Murano; Tacoma, WA

In Room Reviews: Hotel Murano; Tacoma, WA
This week, we sent West Cost writer Jordan Ginn to Tacoma’s artsy Hotel Murano to see if glass houses-or hotels in this case-are actually cushy spots to lay your head. Here’s what he had to say about the place… In Room Review: Hotel Murano by Jordan Ginn If Seattle and Portland...
May 6th, 2009 | City Travel, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, United States | Read More

In-room Reviews: The Sofitel New York City

In-room Reviews: The Sofitel New York City
Earlier this week, we reported on the TripAdvisor 2009 Traveler’s Choice awards, and were psyched to see that four out of the 10 winning “Best Luxury Hotels” are located in our home city of NYC. We decided to test out one of their glam New York winners for a night, just to see if we...
April 2nd, 2009 | Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, New York City, North America, Staying There, United States | Read More

The 10 Ten Dirtiest Hotels in America

The 10 Ten Dirtiest Hotels in America
by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor One of our biggest beefs with travel journalism (and dare we say, the glossy magazines that we love so well) is that we rarely, if ever, hear or read anything negative about a property. When was the last time you paged through an article sharing the downsides of...
April 1st, 2009 | Health & Safety, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, New York City, Websites and Blogs | Read More

TripAdvisor names The Best Hotels in the World

TripAdvisor names The Best Hotels in the World
The World’s Best Awards. The Mobile Five Star Awards. The Gold List. The Hot List. What do these and countless other travel and hotel awards have in common? Each one is culled by a small group of editors who often seem to equate “best value” with “most expensive” or “most...
March 30th, 2009 | All Inclusives, Budget Travel, Destinations, Hostels, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Planning, Staying There, Staying There Deals, Websites and Blogs | Read More