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Leisure and business travelers spend a significant amount of their days and nights in a hotel room or suite. It is important to know that the level of service promised will be the level you get. It is also important to trust that every amenity you require will be delivered as promised. There are benchmarks of service for 5 star hotels and resorts of every size and travel style.
Always check photographs of rooms, suites and public areas of the hotel. Look for a list of in-room luxury amenities like: fresh flowers, fruit baskets, plush bedding with high-count linens, high-definition television, wireless Internet, marble baths with whirlpool tubs and upscale toiletries. Anything not included on the hotel's amenities list is probably not there. If personal services are important, is there a concierge? If a spa, swimming pool or spectacular view is a priority, look for these amenities to avoid disappointment.
It also helps to understand hotel ratings. Virtually all hotels provide a hotel rating system to encourage travelers to stay at their property. Many of these “self” ratings are slanted toward marketing and are biased. Hotels in
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|