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Check-Out Folio: Where to Stay in Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

August 15, 2014 at 5:04 PM | by | Comments (2)

It's our weekly wrap-up, Check-Out Folio where we round up the best (Credits in folio-speak) and worst (Charges) hotel news of the week. Got a scoop? Or just want to share a recent hotel story? Tell us all about it!

CREDITS
· DRINK UP: HOTEL COCKTAIL WEEK(S) IS HERE!

· HOTELCHATTER'S MUST-STAY HOTELS FOR ISTANBUL

· A HOTEL ROBOT WE DON'T ACTUALLY HATE

ALSO: Snoop Dogg at the Holiday Inn Express in Cornwall.

CHARGES

· NO MORE REVELING AT REVEL IN ATLANTIC CITY

· MANDARIN ORIENTAL MANILLA IS CLOSING AFTER FOUR DECADES

· THE BAHAMIAN RIVIERA WON'T OPEN THIS DECEMBER AFTER ALL.

ALSO: The 5 Worst Celebrity Guests.

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Check-Out Folio: European Hotels That (Hopefully) Won't Charge You for Writing a Bad Review

August 8, 2014 at 7:20 PM | by | Comments (0)

It's our weekly wrap-up, Check-Out Folio where we round up the best (Credits in folio-speak) and worst (Charges) hotel news of the week. Got a scoop? Or just want to share a recent hotel story? Tell us all about it!

CREDITS
· 6 EUROPEAN HOTELS YOU SHOULD KNOW (AND BOOK)

· HOTELCHATTER'S MUST-STAY HOTELS FOR TORONTO

· NEW HOTELS FOR AUGUST 2014

ALSO: Hotel Week coming to LA in November.

CHARGES

· 4 MORE LONDON HOTELS WITH SILLY MINIMUM DRINK SPEND POLICIES

· WRITE A BAD REVIEW, GET CHARGED $500 BY THIS RIDICULOUS HOTEL

· THESE LUXURY HOTELS ARE JUST MEH.

ALSO: When is a peekaboo bathroom ever ok?

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Check-Out Folio: Keeping Costa Rica Eco, Wellesley Water Affordable and Courtyards Away from TLC

August 1, 2014 at 8:11 PM | by | Comments (0)

It's our weekly wrap-up, Check-Out Folio where we round up the best (Credits in folio-speak) and worst (Charges) hotel news of the week. Got a scoop? Or just want to share a recent hotel story? Tell us all about it!

CREDITS
· WHAT'S BETTER THAN A SOHO HOUSE? A SOHO FARMHOUSE HOTEL.

· HOTELCHATTER'S MUST-STAY HOTELS FOR SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA

· LIKE A FINE AFFORDABLE WINE: HOTEL BURDIGALA

ALSO: You can now select your Hilton room via your phone.

CHARGES

· TLC DON'T WANT NO COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT SCRUBS

· THE NAME SUGGESTION FOR FAIRMONT'S LOYALTY PROGRAM ARE AWFUL.

· WELLESLEY WATER IS NOT WORTH IT.

ALSO: No, Bret Michaels, no.

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Check-Out Folio: Mad for Maui, Mad about Fake Free WiFi and Mad at Bad Hotel Spas

July 25, 2014 at 7:58 PM | by | Comment (1)

It's our weekly wrap-up, Check-Out Folio where we round up the best (Credits in folio-speak) and worst (Charges) hotel news of the week. Got a scoop? Or just want to share a recent hotel story? Tell us all about it!

CREDITS
· MUST-STAY HOTELS FOR WAILEA, MAUI

· THE BEST ROOM TO BOOK AT HOTEL ERWIN IN VENICE, CALIF.

· HOW TO ENJOY YOUR HISTORIC HOTEL STAY

ALSO: MIAMI BEACH EDITION IS LOOKING GOOD, SO FAR.

CHARGES

· FIVE-STAR HOTELS DON'T ALWAYS HAVE FIVE-STAR SPAS

· FREE HOTEL WIFI SHOULD MEAN FREE HOTEL WIFI. NO EXCUSES.

· THIS HOTEL IS PREJUDICED...AGAINST LEFTIES

ALSO: M BY MONTCALM'S FUTURE IN LONDON NOT SO CALM?

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Check-Out Folio: We Heart Palm Springs

July 18, 2014 at 5:00 PM | by | Comments (0)

It's our weekly wrap-up, Check-Out Folio where we round up the best (Credits in folio-speak) and worst (Charges) hotel news of the week. Got a scoop? Or just want to share a recent hotel story? Tell us all about it!

CREDITS
· MUST-STAY HOTELS FOR PALM SPRINGS

· 10 ESSENTIAL PALM SPRINGS HOTEL POOLS

· 6 SIGNS OF A GOOD HOTEL SPA

ALSO: Kimpton's New Rewards Program

CHARGES

· THE SHADY THINGS WE DO IN A HOTEL LOBBY

· ANOTHER ATLANTIC CITY CASINO COULD CLOSE

· RIP TO THE ULTIMATE HOTELIER DOGGY

ALSO: Paris Luxury Hotel Showdown to Happen on August 1

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Check-Out Folio: Basics, Best Bangs, and Bourbon Massages

July 11, 2014 at 5:05 PM | by | Comments (0)

It's our weekly wrap-up, Check-Out Folio where we round up the best (Credits in folio-speak) and worst (Charges) hotel news of the week. EXCEPT THIS WEEK, it's all Credits. See, we are capable of focusing on the positive every once in a while. But don't get used to it. Got a scoop? Or just want to share a recent hotel story? Tell us all about it!

CREDITS
· QUITE POSSIBLY THE BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK IN THE WORLD

· HOTEL BASICS 101

· SNEAK PEEK AT THE MONDRIAN LONDON

· SCOPING THE FUTURE STANDARD LONDON

· WHAT TO ORDER AT MORIMOTO MAUI AT THE ANDAZ

· BOURBON MASSAGES AT THE FOUR SEASONS

· RIFF HOTEL IN NYC WILL BE BRINGING BACK THE 80S

· OPENING THIS MONTH: NEW HOTELS FOR JULY 2014

[Photo: Sofitel Metropole Hanoi]

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O, Say Can You See? It's a Three-Day Weekend!

July 3, 2014 at 7:46 PM | by | Comments (0)

We hope you like this picture because you'll be looking at it until Monday when we come back from vacation. Now, onto our weekly wrap-up, Check-Out Folio where we round up the best (Credits in folio-speak) and worst (Charges) hotel news of the week. Got a scoop? Or just want to share a recent hotel story? Tell us all about it!

CREDITS
· HOTELS FOR 4TH OF JULY (BUT HOPEFULLY YOU ALREADY HAVE YOUR ROOM BOOKED)

· WHY WE WANT TO SLEEP IN A TIPI TONIGHT

· FORMER COURTHOUSE IS NOW A SUPER COOL LE MERIDIEN HOTEL

ALSO: This killer view in Krabi does not make us crabby.

CHARGES

· WHY IS THIS NOVOTEL MORE EXPENSIVE THAN A PENINSULA HOTEL?

· TENNIS PRO MARKS UP THE BOOZE AT HIS HOTEL

· CHEESY BRITISH REALITY STARS HAVE TAKEN OVER THESE HOTELS.

ALSO: Strike at the InterContinental Santiago

[Photo: W Washington DC]

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Check-Out Folio: Andazms in Tokyo and ED Issues in Nashville

June 20, 2014 at 7:07 PM | by | Comments (0)

It's our weekly wrap-up, Check-Out Folio where we round up the best (Credits in folio-speak) and worst (Charges) hotel news of the week. Got a scoop? Or just want to share a recent hotel story? Tell us all about it!

CREDITS
· AKA'S MOBILE SUITE IS SO FRICKIN' SWEET

· WE JUST ANDAZMED IN TOKYO

· WHERE TO STALK SHIRTLESS SOCCER STARS

ALSO: Mamma mia! Mandarin Oriental's new Mimosa Garden

CHARGES

· FOUR SEASONS KYOTO IS A TAD BEHIND SCHEDULE

· USING GOOGLE GLASS TO PIMP YOUR HOTEL (GOOD THING WE LOVE THE HOTEL)

· THE SETAI SHAKEDOWN WAS CLEARLY A BAD DECISION.

ALSO: A Virgin has ED issues. Ex-developer issues.

[Photo: DesignBoom]

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Check-Out Folio: Hotels Are Going Crazy for Football, Futbol and Soccer

June 13, 2014 at 5:07 PM | by | Comments (0)

It's our weekly wrap-up, Check-Out Folio where we round up the best (Credits in folio-speak) and worst (Charges) hotel news of the week. Got a scoop? Or just want to share a recent hotel story? Tell us all about it!

CREDITS
· WORLD CUP VIEWING PARTIES, PACKAGES AND THROWBACK PELE PICS

· WE LOVE A GOOD (AND CHEAP) HOTEL SECRET LIKE THIS ONE

· THESE HOTELS HAVE PRIDE, AND GOOD LGBT SPECIALS TOO.

ALSO: The difference between Ocean Club East and West in Turks & Caicos.

CHARGES

· REGENT AND STARWOOD TO FIGHT TO THE DEATH...OR UNTIL SOMEONE SNAGS THE VENICE LIDO

· CORK & KALE DOES NOT SOUND TASTY BUT IT IS GOOD FOR YOU.

· IMPROMPTU HOTEL JAM BAND IS KIND OF ANNOYING.

ALSO: The scene in Bangkok right now.

[Photo: DesignBoom]

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Check-Out Folio: New Hotels, Packing Tips and 'Good' Complaints

June 6, 2014 at 6:24 PM | by | Comments (0)

It's our weekly wrap-up, Check-Out Folio where we round up the best (Credits in folio-speak) and worst (Charges) hotel news of the week. Got a scoop? Or just want to share a recent hotel story? Tell us all about it!

CREDITS
· HOW TO EFFECTIVELY COMPLAIN TO THE FRONT DESK

· AND HOW TO EFFECTIVELY PACK FOR YOUR TRIP

· OPENING THIS MONTH: NEW HOTELS FOR JUNE

ALSO: Inside the rooms and up on the roof at the Ham Yard Hotel.

CHARGES

· THERE'S NOTHING CURIOUS BUT A LOT THAT'S FAMILIAR ABOUT THE CURIO COLLECTION

· HOTEL DE PARIS TO BE UNDER RENOVATION FOR FOUR YEARS

· DORCHESTER BOYCOTT BROKEN BY KATE MIDDLETON

ALSO: St. Regis better do some renovations on this property

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Check-Out Folio: That Drone Delivery of Champagne is Gonna Be Expensive

May 9, 2014 at 8:50 PM | by | Comments (0)

It's our weekly wrap-up, Check-Out Folio where we round up the best (Credits in folio-speak) and worst (Charges) hotel news of the week. Got a scoop? Or just want to share a recent hotel story? Tell us all about it!

CREDITS
· HOW TO BOOK A HOTEL ROOM (LIKE A BOSS)

· INSIDE AND ALL AROUND THE SHANGRI-LA AT THE SHARD IN LONDON

· DRONES DELIVERING CHAMPAGNE. ONLY AT THIS NEW HOTEL OUTSIDE SAN FRANCISCO.

ALSO: Another Sweet View to Enjoy from the Medina Palms

CHARGES

· THE LATEST ON THE DORCHESTER BOYCOTT

· BEYONCE AND JAY-Z HAVE DITCHED LE MEURICE IN PARIS

· DEVICE LIMITS ON FREE WIFI ARE OUT THERE

ALSO: Peek-a-boo bathrooms nearly ruined our stay at the Hotel Indigo Hong Kong.

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Check-Out Folio: Virgin Hotels Talk Dirty To Us (Sorta)

May 2, 2014 at 5:09 PM | by | Comments (0)

It's our weekly wrap-up, Check-Out Folio where we round up the best (Credits in folio-speak) and worst (Charges) hotel news of the week. Got a scoop? Or just want to share a recent hotel story? Tell us all about it!

CREDITS
· HOTEL HELIPAD WEDDINGS, ONLY IN DUBAI, ONLY AT THE BURJ AL ARAB

· WE WANT TO GO TO HERE. Stay tuned for more next week!

· VIRGIN HOTELS TALK DIRTY TO US (Not really, but they do share some cool info.)

ALSO: We're such basic bitches.

CHARGES

· NO MORE LOVE FOR DORCHESTER HOTELS

· NEW LOOK FOR THE HOTEL WITH THE BEST TIPPING POLICY (in that they don't have one.)

· WOMEN-ONLY ROOMS ARE UNLAWFUL IN DENMARK

ALSO: Hotels hosting wake ceremonies. Discuss.