Eden Roc at Cap Cana (Dominican Republic) – Value Play?

Overview: A reasonably priced, near-luxury beach-adjacent Caribbean property Strengths: Beach, climate, quality of F&B (mostly), on-property activities, service (mostly) Drawbacks: Limited F&B venues, speed of service at one F&B venue, closeness of villas, haphazard property development Of Note: Close to the airport (a positive; no noise issues) Background In mid-2015, we took advantage of the […]

Rosewood London – A Quality Choice

Overview: A strong, in-city luxury property Strengths: Staff/service, quality of furnishings, f&b (both quality, and range of venues) Drawbacks: Application of Virtuoso benefits took some effort on my part, junior suite lacked much natural light Notable: The hotel has a friendly house dog which is resident in the lobby and motor court Having stayed at […]

A Family South African Safari – Cape Grace Hotel (Cape Town)

A Family South African Safari 1 – Introduction 2 – A Pit Stop in Paris 3 – Tanda Tula 4 – Londolozi Founder’s Camp 5a – Safari Photos – Part A 5b – Safari Photos – Part B 6 – Cape Grace Hotel 7 – Cape Town Activities 8 – Emirates First Class – Thoughts and Observations 9 – […]