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A Year with Marriott Gold: Destination Renaissance Glendale Hotel and Spa

Well this was my next stay with my Marriott Gold Status and I am at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel and Spa.  I had a chance to travel here over the summer.  At first glance in the Lobby it is a spectacular view.  The design is great and you do get the wow factor when you walk […]

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A Year with Marriott Gold: Destination Long Beach Marriott

A exquisitely beautiful hotel adjacent to the airport with an outdoor area that is beautifully tranquil. This little gem is placed conveniently adjacent to the airport but is nothing like a typical airport hotel yet not like the JW in Houston either. We were greeted with a warm smile at the front desk and throughout […]

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A Year with Marriott Gold: Destination Salt Lake City

My year with gold continues with a stay in Salt Lake City at Fairfield Marriott.  We chose this hotel based on convience.  Location to airport, shuttle service and an opportunity for park and fly.  We are headed to Europe over Thanksgiving and needed a place to leave our vehicle. I do have to say the […]

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The World of Points: Destination Germany Christmas Markets

The world is an oyster for those in the points game and it contains a pearl of great price in the end. It’s the smell of chestnuts roasting, spices of ginger and cinnamon permeating throughout the market as you head (if your me) straight for the spiced wine.   Everything is lite up and the […]

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A Year with Marriott Gold: Destination Pueblo, CO

A year with Marriott Gold destination: Pueblo, Colorado Pueblo is a larger city in Southwest Colorado and was next on my year with Marriott Gold.  I stopped here overnight on a visit for a friend’s celebration and then it was on my way to Gunnison to visit Black Canyon National Park.   My stay was at […]

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A Year with Marriott Gold destination: JW Marriott Houston Galleria

My year of Marriott Gold, destination: JW Marriot Houston Galleria It’s April and we’re in Houston for one evening.  We’re getting ready to board the Emerald Princess for our voyage to the beautiful western Caribbean and some of my favorite islands (Belize, Cozumel, and Rotan Honduras).  For this Gold journey we chose the Marriott’s JW Houston Galleria.  Newly renovated, […]

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A Year with Marriott Gold destination: Courtyard San Antonio River Walk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               A year of Marriott Gold destination:  Courtyard San Antonio, Texas River Walk Our journey was spent in the Downtown Marriott River Walk which is a Courtyard. It is somewhat small or narrow which makes it slightly in my opinion uncomfortable. It’s slightly old and has less attractive features than other Courtyards. […]

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