Dec242014

SPG Hot Escapes deals with some low hotel recommendation ratings

Another Wednesday and another set of SPG Hot Escapes prepaid and nonrefundable discount rates. Like last week, there are more hotels in Europe (76 hotels) on the list than the USA (32 hotels).

What caught my eye this week is the low recommendation level for several USA hotels featured on the home page.

Sheraton Dallas $75 with 59% recommendation and 3.4 of 5 stars. There is reason to consider your hotel choice when more than 4 of 10 people do not recommend a hotel.

W Chicago Lakeshore $90 with 63% recommendation and 3.7 of 5 stars.

Sheraton Denver Downtown $80 with 64% recommendation and 3.5 of 5 stars.

Westin San Diego $87 with 71% recommendation and 3.9 of 5 stars.

Westin Lake Las Vegas $85 with 75% recommendation and 3.9 of 5 stars.

Westin Boston Waterfront $128 with 82% recommendation and 4.1 of 5 stars.

There are some low rated Starwood hotels out there. W Chicago Lakeshore has nice views of Lake Michigan, if you are in a room with the Lake Michigan view. I stayed there four years ago. The room was tiny as is typical for W Hotels. Loyalty Traveler – W Chicago Lakeshore Hotel.

Sheraton Denver Downtown is a fine location for 16th Street restaurants and bars and convenient for walking to the Colorado State Capitol and downtown museums. Turns out that I stayed in Sheraton Denver Downtown four years ago too when I had a suite upgrade. I know I have stayed there since too, but not sure if I ever did any other hotel reviews of the property.

Loyalty Traveler – Postcard from Denver and the Sheraton Denver Downtown.

After reading my room reviews again from these two hotels, I have the feeling I was someone who did not fully recommend these hotels either.

You might have better hotel choices in Europe and Asia with this week’s SPG Hot Escapes list.

About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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