Hilton Garden Inn, Albany Airport

I recently had the “opportunity” to stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel next to the Albany airport.  While the hotel is decent, it does have some drawbacks.  The convenience of being right next to the airport presents one major drawback, that there is nothing around the hotel at all.  If you don’t have a…

The Langham Hotel, Boston – Classic (Yet Modern) Elegance

The Langham hotel now occupies the former Federal Reserve bank building.  The elegance is apparent as soon as you walk in the front entrance.  The lobby is bright in uncluttered containing the check-in desk, one of their three restaurants, and multiple seating areas. The attention to detail is apparent as soon as you walk into…

The Hilton Austin Convention Center

I spent the day at the Hilton Austin Convention Center in downtown Austin Texas. I happened to be there the Monday before Thanksgiving, which has its advantages and disadvantages. The main advantage for being here this time of year is that you have the hotel to yourself. The main disadvantage being here this time of…

Hyatt Regency, Miami

The Hyatt Regency Miami is a very impressive looking hotel as you drive up.  It’s a large modern looking building with an impressive front entrance.  The public areas may have been renovated in the past few years as they are very modern, open and inviting.  All the employees I came in contact with were very…

The Eurostar Book Hotel, Munich, Germany

The Eurostar Book Hotel, Munich is in a very interesting building. It appears to be part of an older building that has been completely remodeled into a new, modern, sleek design.  You could tell immediately that the theme of the hotel is a literary one, because of the large book hanging on the wall behind…

Long Drive to Munich

We made it to Munich after a five plus hour drive from Prague.  The countryside was beautiful, mostly rolling hills with farms and pine trees.  We stopped about halfway at a rest stop which had a gas station and… you guessed it, a McDonald’s. We finally arrived at our hotel, the Eurostars Book Hotel.  This hotel…