Category Archive: Marriott Rewards

Jun 24

Hotel Review: Renaissance Beijing Wangfujing Hotel

Renaissance Beijing Wangfujing Hotel 57 Wangfujing Street, Dongcheng District Beijing Renaissance Beijing Wangfujing Hotel is a Category 3 Marriott property located about 2 blocks from the famous Wangfujing Street. A free night at this hotel costs 15000 Marriott Rewards points. We had booked 2 rooms for 2 nights using Cash + Points (16,000 points + $130 …

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Mar 03

Hotel Review: Courtyard Bali Nusa Dua

Courtyard Bali Nusa Dua Kawasan Pariwisata Lot SW1 Nusa Dua Bali 80363 Indonesia Courtyard Bali Nusa Dua is a Category 4 Marriott property located about 8 miles from Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali. A free night at this resort currently costs 20,000 Marriott points (15,000 points for Pointsavers redemptions). Check-in was quick. The front desk …

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Aug 07

Hotel Review: Renaissance Heathrow Airport Hotel, London

Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel Bath Road Hounslow England TW6 2AQ United Kingdom Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel is a Marriott Category 6 property located about 10 minutes driving distance from the London Heathrow airport (depending on the terminals as there are 5 of them). A free night at this property costs 30,000 Marriott Rewards points (25,000 …

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Mar 31

Hotel Review: Springhill Suites Las Vegas Henderson

SpringHill Suites Las Vegas Henderson 1481 Paseo Verde Parkway  Henderson  Nevada  89012  USA The SpringHill Suites Henderson is a Category 3 Marriott property located about 11 miles from the Las Vegas strip. It is right next to the TownePlace Suites, another Marriott property. For the two nights during the March weekend trip to Las Vegas, I …

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Mar 24

Hotel Review: TownePlace Suites Las Vegas Henderson

TownePlace Suites Las Vegas Henderson 1471 Paseo Verde Parkway  Henderson  Nevada  89012  USA The TownePlace Suites Henderson is a Category 2 Marriott property located about 11 miles from the Las Vegas strip. It is right next door to another Marriott property, the SpringHill Suites. For the two nights during the March weekend trip to Las …

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Feb 18

Hotel Review: JW Marriott Hotel, Bangkok

JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok 4 Sukhumvit Road, Soi 2  Bangkok, 10110  Thailand The JW Marriott Bangkok is a Category 5 Marriott property with a free night award redemption of 25K Marriott rewards points. It is about 30 km from Suvarnabhumi Airport and 25 km from Don Mueang Airport. Located on the Sukhumvit road it is …

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Feb 11

Hotel Review: Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa, Phuket, Thailand

RENARenaissance Phuket Resort & Spa 555, Moo 3, Mai Khao, Talang Phuket Island, 83110 Thailand Renaissance Phuket resort is a Category 6 Marriott property (Free one night redemption: 30,000 points per night) located close to Phuket International Airport. It takes only about 15-20 minutes cab ride from the airport to the resort. The standard cab rate for the …

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Oct 07

Hotel Review: Residence Inn Arlington, Pentagon City

Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City 550 Army Navy Drive · Arlington, Virginia 22202 USA This Marriott Rewards Category 4 hotel is located less than 3 miles away from Reagan National Airport (DCA). The hotel provides complimentary shuttle to and from this airport (although there is no shuttle for Dulles International Airport which is around 25 …

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Oct 03

Hotel Review: Fairfield Inn & Suites, Dulles Airport, Sterling, Virginia

Fairfield Inn & Suites, Dulles Airport, Sterling Virginia 23000 Indian Creek Drive – Sterling, Virginia 20166 USA We stayed the first night at this hotel for our week-long DC-New York – Niagara Trip. This Marriott Rewards Category 2 hotel is about 5 minutes from the Washington Dulles airport and provides a complimentary shuttle.   The …

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Aug 10

Hotel Review: Courtyard Fort Lauderdale North/Cypress Creek

Courtyard Fort Lauderdale North/Cypress Creek 2440 W. Cypress Creek Road · Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 USA This Courtyard is a Category 2 Marriott property located right next to the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) and about 20 minutes away from Fort Lauderdale Airport. The property looked recently renovated with very nice interiors. Check-in was quick …

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Aug 01

Hotel Review: Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port

Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port 2081 Griffin Road · Dania Beach, Florida 33312 USA This is a Marriott Category 5 hotel just minutes from the Fort Lauderdale airport. It is located right beside Homewood Suites by Hilton. Among other complimentary amenities, you get breakfast, parking and shuttle to FLL airport …

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Jun 21

Hotel Review: SpringHill Suites Portland Airport

 SpringHill Suites Portland Airport 11922 NE Airport Way · Portland, Oregon 97220 USA   The SpringHill Suites Portland Airport is a Category 4 Marriott property located within 5 minutes drive from the airport. This property is located very close to two other Marriott properties: Courtyard Portland Airport and Fairfield Inn & Suites Portland Airport.   …

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Jun 12

Hotel Review: Courtyard Portland Airport

 Courtyard Portland Airport  11550 NE Airport Way · Portland, Oregon 97220 USA   This Marriott Rewards Category 3 hotel is located only about 5 minutes drive (3 miles) from the Portland International Airport. The property provides complimentary shuttle between the hotel and the airport. We arrived at the hotel in the evening and check-in was …

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Oct 24

Hotel Review: Marriott Courtyard Solana Beach/Del Mar

This is a category 5 hotel located about half a block from the Del Mar North Beach on Highway 101 very close to the famous Del Mar racetrack.     The exterior of the hotel looks pretty unimpressive but inside is a different story. The lobby area looks real cool with lots of modern style …

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Oct 14

Hotel Review: Ventura Beach Marriott

It is a Category-5 property located in the city of Ventura Beach about 200 yards from the San Buenaventura State Beach. The property looks very well maintained.       It has a very nice courtyard in the middle with lots of plants and a nice waterfall. It looks like they imported an oasis in …

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May 25

Hotel Review: Courtyard Miami Beach Oceanfront

This category 6 Marriott property is located in Miami Beach on Collins Avenue, with an oceanview. There is a small pool and a jacuzzi at the back. Towels were provided for hotel guests at the pool. It also has a cute little tiki bar at the back of the hotel, just past the pool, that …

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