Hotels

A Look Inside the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

February 22, 2016

Last December, we made a pre-Christmas weekend getaway to downtown Chicago, staying two nights at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel. We like the location of this hotel at 1 West Upper Wacker Drive in downtown Chicago, on the corner of State Street. From Chicago’s Midway airport, it is only about a 20-25 minute ride on the Orange […]

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A Peek Inside the Renaissance New Orleans Arts Hotel

February 4, 2016

Last weekend Mr. Jones and I met up in New Orleans for a quick dose of warmer weather. During our weekend getaway, we stayed two nights at the Renaissance New Orleans Arts Hotel, located on Tchoupitoulas Street in the Arts District. We appreciated our taxi driving teaching us how to say Tchoupitoulas (CHOP-ih-too-liss) during our ride from the airport to […]

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A Look Inside the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel

January 23, 2016

Before our Holiday cruise to ring in the New Year, we stayed two nights at the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel. This hotel is one of our favorite places to stay before a cruise out of Port Everglades, because it is conveniently located close to the airport, the cruise port, and is within walking […]

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A Peek into Room 207 of the Cotton House Hotel in Barcelona

December 3, 2015

We spent the Halloween weekend in Barcelona, Spain, staying three nights at the Cotton House Hotel. Housed in the former headquarters of the Association of Cotton House Manufacturers, the hotel is one of Marriott’s unique Autograph Collection.  As you can see in our tour of the property, cotton is king in this hotel. The Cotton House Hotel […]

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