The Breakers – Olde School Palm Beach

Overview: The Olde School choice for 4-star oceanfront luxury in Palm Beach Strengths: Location, outdoor complex/pools, gym, golf Drawbacks: Dated rooms and decor, weak dining, a very large property, hallway noise in rooms Notable: You are asked to show your room key entirely too often Earlier this week, I spent a night at the Breakers as […]

The Greenwich Hotel (New York City) – Good, not great

Overview: A NYC-style boutique luxury hotel Strengths: Location, quality of furnishings, dining [and the spa] Drawbacks: Service lapses in the “Drawing Room” and elsehwere, hallway noise coming into guest rooms (See bottom for a brief note on our extraordinary meal at Jungsik!) Backed by Robert DeNiro (among others), New York City’s “The Greenwich Hotel” has […]