Tag: hotel

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Surprise, Fairfield Inn & Suites Are Good Now

I never thought I’d feel inspired to blog about the Fairfield Inn & Suites brand of hotels but here we are. Fairfield Inn & Suites are part of the Marriott family and occupy a niche in the market that is akin to Hyatt Place: limited service hotels for guests who are looking for efficiency and value over amenities. If you compare Fairfield Inns to … Read More Surprise, Fairfield Inn & Suites Are Good Now

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The Weird Design Logic of Hyatt Place

  So luxury might be everywhere in some form, but you probably won’t find it at a Hyatt Place… however you still may find yourself at a Hyatt Place one of these nights. Hyatt Places are springing up everywhere, consuming more and more of the Hyatt portfolio. If you use Hyatts at all you probably have found yourself staying at a Hyatt Place here … Read More The Weird Design Logic of Hyatt Place

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Andaz Scottsdale: Hyatt’s Ace Palm Springs?

I spent a few days in August at the Andaz Scottsdale, which is Hyatt’s recently opened new hotel offering in Scottsdale, Arizona. The hotel opened to the public in January 2017, so it still has that new hotel smell. The hotel was basically a completely new build, using just the frames and wood-beam rafters of an old adobe-style villa property that was called Cottonwoods … Read More Andaz Scottsdale: Hyatt’s Ace Palm Springs?