Hotels Archive

Stora Hotellet Umeå, Sweden review

On the second night of our tour around the Vasterbotten region, we stayed in central Umeå at the historic Stora Hotellet. The Stora Hotellet was built in 1895, but has recently been refurbished as a unique boutique hotel to coincide with the city being named European Capital of Culture 2014. The hotel has a nautical […]

Clarion Hotel Sign Stockholm, Sweden review

During my week in Stockholm, I stayed at the Clarion Hotel Sign, which is part of the Choice Hotels chain. Choice Hotels are fantastic options in Scandinavia, especially if you book with points. Thanks to having bought points during this year’s Daily Getaways promotion, I was able to stay at the Hotel Sign in Stockholm […]

IHG announces Q1 2017 Accelerate promotion

IHG has been offering their Rewards Club Accelerate bonus points promotion with regularity, and they have just announced their bonuses for the Q1 of 2017. The promotion runs from January 1st, 2017 – April 15, 2017. Much like their most recent promotions, each member of IHG Rewards Club will have their own unique offer. You […]

Clarion Hotel Odin Gothenburg, Sweden review

In July, I spent five nights in Gothenburg at the Clarion Collection Hotel Odin. Thanks to booking with Choice Privileges Points from Choice Hotels, I ended up getting a fantastic deal on a huge deluxe room. Had I paid cash for a regular room, the rate would have been $200 per night ($1000 total), and the […]

SPG announces More For You Fall 2016 promo

After a couple of weeks of teasing via a contest, Starwood Preferred Guest has finally opened registration for their Fall 2016 promo called More For You. The promo is simple: earn double points on weekday stays of two nights or longer, or earn triple points on weekend stays of two nights or longer. The promotion […]