Category: Hotel Review

First hand hotel reviews from a family who has been there and tried them.

Where to Stay in New Orleans- Maison Dupuy Hotel

When I first started doing my research for our trip to New Orleans, I must admit I quickly became so overwhelmed with the hundreds upon hundreds of hotels there were to chose from I almost backed out. However, from my past experiences, … Continue reading

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort – Review

Every year we visit South Florida. It’s become a tradition for us since we visit my family in West Palm Beach for the holidays and then enjoy short trips close by to explore Florida. We’ve been all around West Palm … Continue reading

Things to Do In Guatemala City – Family Staycation

So what’s a staycation? To me it means either doing a small vacation like trip (either day trip or multi-day trip) that is super close to home. And that is exactly what we did! Our chosen location, one least thought … Continue reading

Where to Stay in Guatemala City – Grand Tikal Futura Hotel

Living in Antigua it is virtually impossible not to hear about Tikal Futura Mall. We’ve been there several times to go bowling and do a bit of shopping. Visiting the mall I’ve seen signs to Grand Tikal Futura Hotel, but … Continue reading

Where To Stay During A Visit to Hershey Park – Days Inn Hershey

My goal, when traveling to an amusement park, is to find a hotel that is as close to the park as possible. The last thing you want to do is waste time in a car the day of the actual … Continue reading

Top Choice for Most Unique Hotel Stay – General Sutter Inn

The toughest decisions one makes after deciding on a location is usually where to stay? Since I don’t like my family to stay in large chains or all inclusive resorts when visiting small towns, the choices get trickier. To me, … Continue reading

Hotels in Lancaster – Finding a Family Friendly Option for All Ages

Our trip to Lancaster, Pennsylvania was different this year. This time around, we get to travel with my extended family. The grandparents (my parents), the uncle (my brother) and his girlfriend, the boys (my sons) and me. With that extra … Continue reading

How to Get the Most Out of Your Tikal Guatemala Experience

Tikal Maya Ruins is one of the most special places in the world to my family and me. Why? Because this is where my husband and I met thirteen years ago. Since then we have taken our sons to visit … Continue reading

Gringo Perdido Ecological Inn on El Remate Guatemala – A Luxurious Family Adventure

Every time we visit Flores / Tikal area, we end up staying in the town of Flores. Which is super adorable, colorful and on Lake Peten Itza. However, it was time for a change. I’ve heard about El Remate which … Continue reading

Family Friendly Guide to Staying at Finca Ixobel – Eco Lodge

One of the rarest things for my family to do is to return to a place that we’ve visited once before. With the world being so large and with so much to see, the place has to be extra, extra … Continue reading

Family Fun at the Beach Club at The Breakers Palm Beach

Traveling with young kids is one of the best, yet most challenging things a family can do. Mainly for the reason that kids aren’t as impressed with hotels and destinations as us big people are. After showing my kids photos … Continue reading

Family Entertainment at The Breakers Palm Beach- Freedom for Parents and Fun for Kids

I won’t beat around the bush. What makes a great stay at a family resort? Plenty of kids activities and freedom for the parents. Ironically enough, up to this point, my kids always chose to hang out with their mama … Continue reading

Staying at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach – An Elegant, Historic Luxury Experience

Visiting Palm Beach County Florida year after year I have discovered what I want for my family and me to experience. And The Breakers Hotel has been on the top of my must-do list. We have visited the hotel two … Continue reading

An Unknown Secret for the Florida Keys Vacation Rentals

Have you ever considered staying on a Marina? I’m not talking about only on a sailboat, but in a luxury condo, as well? These types of difficult choices are only to be made when you start searching for Florida Keys … Continue reading

Villas of Grand Cypress – A Splurge That Everyone Needs to Take

By the time we arrived to Villas of Grand Cypress we’ve been traveling for over a week and needed some serious downtime. When I arranged our reservation I only had one night in mind before heading back home. That all changed … Continue reading

Resorts in Orlando Florida – Staying in a Luxury Suite Without Breaking the Bank

Resorts in Orlando Florida are everywhere. Finding the right one is a challenge onto itself. Most offer luxury rooms, villas, suites at luxury prices. Meaning, they are way out of our budget. When I found Blue Heron Beach Resort, I … Continue reading

Hotels Near Legoland Florida – Fewer Than You Think

Legoland has been our family’s wish list for well over a year.  At first I considered staying in Orlando, so we can add a few more attractions to the time there, but one hour drive in each direction was just … Continue reading

Vacation Rentals in Florida – How About a Golf Resort

If the one thing you can learn from reading my lodging recommendations is: (whenever possible) stay in an a vacation rental. Sure hotels are fun. They have their purpose: If you go for the resort experience If there aren’t any … Continue reading

The Fun in Searching for Crystal River Florida Hotels

Crystal River, Florida is one of the most unique areas of Florida. It is considered to be part of Florida’s Nature Coast and the majority of attractions here are all nature oriented. Our main reasons for visiting is to swim … Continue reading

St. Augustine Beach Rentals – A Nifty Idea for Families

Confession time – Staying on the beach for our St. Augustine, Florida trip was not my idea. Interestingly enough, when I contacted The Bayfront Marin House the owner, Sandy, recommended her new beach cottages, Beachcomber, on Vilano Beach Florida as … Continue reading

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