Hotel Review: Quality Inn in Peterborough

Quality Inn Peterborough

Quality Inn Peterborough located at 1074 Lansdowne Street West in Peterborough

Over the Canada Day long weekend, we stayed one night at the Quality Inn in Peterborough, Ontario.  This was a very standard, clean, and decent hotel.  It had everything that we needed and was typical of a good hotel.  Inside our second-storey room (#202), we had a king bed (so comfortable and huge), a loveseat, computer desk, and flat-screen TV Continue reading


Hotel Review: Hotel Mercure Sapporo

Hotel Mercure Sapporo

Hotel Mercure Sapporo located at 2 Chome-2-4 Minami 4 Jonishi, Sapporo-shi, Chūō-ku, Hokkaido Prefecture 064-0804, Japan

We stayed at Hotel Mercure Sapporo for three nights during our trip to Hokkaido, Japan:  October 2, 3, and 6, 2016.  I found Hotel Mercure Sapporo to be a very solid and comfortable stay.  I loved that it was in the centre of Sapporo city which meant that the nightlife was all around us and completely walkable.  After each day, after we returned to our hotel, we went out again so that we could samples the local shops and restaurants around us.   Continue reading

Hotel Review: Old Stone Inn Boutique Hotel

Old Stone Inn Boutique Hotel

Old Stone Inn Boutique Hotel located at 6080 Fallsview Blvd in Niagara Falls

Last weekend, we stayed at the Old Stone Inn Boutique Hotel when we were spending the weekend away in Niagara Falls.  This hotel was one that popped up on Groupon when we were briefly looking for a hotel to make reservations for for our trip.  Like many of the other hotels listed, this also included breakfast and dine-in vouchers, and wine tasting and chocolate tour tickets.  What made this hotel stand out though was its affordable pricing, close location to the Falls, and really rustic and unique-looking interiors!   Continue reading

Hotel Review: Comfort Inn & Suites Collingwood

I’ve gotten into the habit of reviewing the hotels that I stay at recently so here is the review for my stay at Comfort Inn & Suites Collingwood!  The address is 4 Balsam St, Collingwood.   Continue reading

Hotel Review: Loisir Hotel Seoul Myeongdong (South Korea)

Loisir Hotel Seoul Myeongdong (South Korea)

Loisir Hotel Seoul Myeongdong located at 115 Toegye-ro, Chungmuro 1(il)-ga, Jung-gu, 서울특별시 South Korea

On our fourth and fifth day in South Korea in 2016, we stayed at Loisir Hotel in Myeongdong, Seoul.  Loisir Hotel is located in the heart of Myeongdong which made it extremely convenient and easy to travel around this popular shopping and eating district during our two full days there.  I had been to Myeongdong before but really appreciated how close our hotel was to this major part of Seoul.

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Hotel Review: Soo Hotel (Goodstay Soo Motel)

Soo Hotel

Soo Hotel located at Gangmun-dong, Gangneung-si, KW in South Korea

For our third night staying in Gangneung, South Korea, we resided at Soo Hotel (which appears as Goodstay Soo Motel when searching it online).  We stayed here for one night on September 16, 2016.

Soo Hotel is situated really close to Gyeongpo Beach and thus has an amazing view in the rooms.   Continue reading

Hanok Stay Review: Seongyojang House (강릉 선교장)

Seongyojang House

Seongyojang House (강릉 선교장) located at 63, Unjeong-gil, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do 강원도 강릉시 운정길 63 (운정동), South Korea

From September 14 to 15, 2016, we stayed in Seongyojang House as part of a Hanok Stay instead of a hotel when we were travelling in Gangneung in South Korea.  For those of you who don’t know what a Hanok Stay is, I’ve copied and pasted below what it is:   Continue reading

Hotel Review: Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol located at Neptunusstraat 1, 2132 JA Hoofddorp in the Netherlands

April 16 & 17, 2016:  We arrived at our hotel for the next two nights in Amsterdam at the Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands.  Upon arrival, I already had launched into their Internet connection.  Quick access wifi is always the best!   Continue reading

Hotel Review: Hotel NH Frankfurt Airport West (Raunheim, Germany)

Hotel NH Frankfurt Airport West

Hotel NH Frankfurt Airport West located at Kelsterbacher Str. 19-21 65479 Raunheim, Frankfurt, Germany

I really enjoyed staying at this hotel.  It seemed like our hotels were getting better and better by the day! ^_ ^ (That actually was exactly what the tour guide promised us too.)

On our fourth night on the Europe trip 2016, we stayed at Hotel NH Frankfurt Airport West, a small town called Raunheim in Germany.   Continue reading

Hotel Review: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Luxembourg

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Luxembourg lobby

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Luxembourg located at 12 Rue Jean Engling, 1466 Luxembourg

After staying in Paris for the first two nights of our Europe trip 2016, we arrived in Luxembourg next.  Our hotel for the night was at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Luxembourg.

After experiencing the limited and basic facilities of Comfort Hotel Airport CDG hotel, we were relieved to find that DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Luxembourg was a typical four-star hotel.   Continue reading