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RTW – Hotel Review



We stayed in 10 different hotels for our Round the World trip. This is the ranking from Best to Worst.

  1. Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
  2. Grand Hyatt Bangkok
  3. Hilton Izmir
  4. Hilton Berlin
  5. Park Hyatt Istanbul, Macka Palas
  6. Courtyard Marriott Istanbul Airport
  7. Hilton Grand Pyramids Golf Resort
  8. Marriott Sydney Circular Quay
  9. Hilton Hawaiian Village
  10. Conrad Cairo

Biggest Room – Hilton Grand Pyramids Golf Resort
Smallest Room – Courtyard Marriott Istanbul Airport

Best Towels – Grand Hyatt Bangkok
Worst Towels – Hilton Grand Pyramids Golf Resort

Best Sheets – Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
Worst Sheets – Hilton Grand Pyramids Golf Resort

Best Internet – Grand Hyatt Hong Kong and Hilton Berlin
Worst Internet – Park Hyatt Istanbul (only 1 device could connect) and Hilton Hawaiian Village (Wi-Fi outage)

Best Executive Lounge – Hilton Izmir and Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
Worst Executive Lounge – Conrad Cairo

Best customer service – Grand Hyatt Bangkok
Honorable Mention – Courtyard Airport Istanbul (desk clerk apologized to me, when I had not finished confirming my points reservation and got us right into a room)
Worst customer service – Conrad Cairo (VERY disappointing when this was one of the few rooms we paid for rather than using points. Horrible check-in experience, extremely rude and disrespectful for two Hilton members with hotel status.)

Biggest Breakfast Buffet – Hilton Grand Pyramids Golf Resort
Best access to public transport – Hilton Berlin

Best toiletries – Park Hyatt Istanbul, Macka Palas
Best turn down service – Grand Hyatt Bangkok
Best View – Hilton Izmir
Best automated room system – Grand Hyatt Bangkok

Worst alarm clock – Park Hyatt Istanbul, Macka Palas ($3.50 alarm clock with the rest of the system to control rooms is state of the art)



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