Why I Forgave The Hotel That Got Almost Everything Wrong

I stay in hotels often enough where I have very strong opinions about the simple things they should get right. It’s not that hard to make sure a room has a nightstand or a shelf on each side of the bed or a shower head that’s at a reasonable level. It’s also not much to ask, as these things should be common sense to any designer who has stayed in a hotel room in the last five years. So let’s look at a hotel room I stayed at not long ago, that from the outside looks like it was transported from the late 1960s, and decide if it passes my ultra-simplistic design test.

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The Hotel That Got Almost Everything Wrong, & Why I Forgave Them

I stay in hotels often enough where I have very strong opinions about the simple things they should get right. It’s not that hard to make sure a room has a nightstand or a shelf on each side of the bed or a shower head that is at a reasonable level. It’s not much to ask, as these things should be common sense to any designer who has stayed in a hotel room in the last five years. So let’s look at a hotel room I stayed at recently that from the outside looks like it was transported from the late 1960s and decide if it passes my ultra-simplistic design test.

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Our Weekly Recap: 11/12/17 – 11/18/17

Happy Saturday, friends! Here’s a recap of what we wrote this week:

Joe wrote about:

Sharon wrote about:

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Hotel Review: Thunderbird Lodge, Grand Canyon, Arizona

Visiting the Grand Canyon was one of the “anchor” stops during our trip through the American Southwest. We’ve visited the Grand Canyon twice before, once as a day trip from Las Vegas and the other time as part of an Adventures by Disney tour. The last trip was 10 years ago and we decided if we ever went back, we’d do it right.

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Our Weekly Recap: 10/22/17 – 10/28/17

And all of a sudden, BOOM – it was the weekend! Here’s a list of what we posted this week.

Joe wrote about:

Sharon wrote about:

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