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Swissotel Merchant Court Singapore Review

Part of the distinct luxury brands that make up Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning group of deluxe hotels for discerning business and leisure travellers. Combining renowned Swiss hospitality with luxuriously fresh, contemporary design, each Swissôtel extends personalized service with charm and efficiency. Our inaugural Swissôtel experience took us to Swissôtel […]

Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa Review

Situated in vibrant downtown Victoria, British Columbia, near the capital’s most popular attractions, Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa features stunning city views, inspirational interiors and luxurious decor. The resort seamlessly combines environmental responsibility and exquisite taste through sustainable design, and is considered Canada’s greenest resort hotel. The property was built to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental […]

Luxury Vancouver Hotel: Fairmont Pacific Rim Review

We recently stayed at one of the newest and most luxurious hotels in all of British Columbia, the Fairmont Pacific Rim. Situated in the heart of Vancouver’s financial district, this grand five star hotel fronts one of the city’s premier addresses on Canada Place. Fairmont Pacific Rim’s convenient downtown location makes it the ideal platform […]

Delta Burnaby Hotel & Grand Villa Casino Review

9 to 5 Travel was graciously hosted by the Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre last weekend to experience all the hotel has to offer. Located just 30 minutes from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and a mere 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver by SkyTrain or highway, Delta Burnaby is only a short drive from our home […]

Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa Review

For our three year wedding anniversary this past December, we spent ten romantic days at the Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa. The sole Starwood property on the Big Island of Hawaii, this large resort sits on a dramatic lava flow over looking the Pacific Ocean. Nestled on twenty-two acres of immaculately manicured grounds, Sheraton […]

Ho’ola Spa – Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa

My husband strained his neck on the first day of our 10-day stay at the Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa on the Big Island of Hawaii. To alleviate his affliction, I was able to book him a sports massage appointment for first thing the following day at the resort’s on-site spa. Sheraton’s Ho’ola Spa […]

Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa’s Fitness Center

You don’t have to be an exclusive SPG member to gain access to Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa’s fitness center on the Big Island of Hawaii. All guests of this Kailua-Kona resort have complimentary use of its 24-hour, well-equipped fitness center. The gym is stocked with free weights and a wide array of the latest […]

Butterfly On Morrison Hotel Review – Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Part of the Butterfly Group, Butterfly On Morrison is a boutique hotel located on Morrison Hill Road in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. The hotel is surrounded by the best brand-name world-renowned stores, magnificent shopping malls and bustling dining centres in Causeway Bay, and Hong Kong’s neon entertainment strip in Wanchai – one of Hong Kong’s […]

Butterfly On Wellington Boutique Hotel (Central) Hong Kong Review

After staying at the Novotel Citygate near the Hong Kong airport and with our aunt in Kowloon, we then spent one night at Butterfly On Wellington in Central before heading off on our month-long Asia journey. Multi-award winning Butterfly Group is a collection of boutique hotels and serviced apartments located around Hong Kong. We had […]

Shine Spa At Sheraton Nha Trang, Vietnam

Sheraton Nha Trang Hotel’s Shine Spa is a haven of wellness located on the hotel’s 7th and 8th floors. This full service spa comprises nine treatment rooms each equipped with a private shower and bath. They also offer an outdoor treatment area, beauty salon, yoga studio, steam rooms, saunas, and jacuzzi room. Their Wellness Tea Bar […]

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Toronto Review

Usually, we are very brand-loyal to Starwood hotels because of their Starwood Preferred Guest points and fabulous incentives. However, for our stay in Toronto we found an excellent deal at Hilton Garden Inn, and decided to book with this chain instead. Nestled in the heart of Toronto’s vibrant downtown Entertainment District, this Hilton hotel was […]

Sheraton Krabi Beach Resort Thailand Review

Last night we saw a sneak preview of the Hangover Part II (it opens in theaters today). We were watching an aerial shot of cars driving along a road surrounded by lush tropical foliage and stunning limestone cliffs, and I was thinking “hey, that looks like Krabi”. Then they pull up to a resort, and […]