Review: Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel Deluxe King Room

2018-03-15T14:09:18+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Fairmont, Hotels, Trip Reports|

Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel Deluxe King Room Introduction Brad and I are leaving for Maui next week, and as such, this week has been dragging, so we decided very last minute to use one of our 2018 Fairmont President's Club certificates for a free-night stay at The Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel! I had to call the Fairmont President's Club number [...]

Fairmont Pacific Rim Stanley Park Suite In 10 Photos

2018-03-05T20:56:47+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Fairmont, Hotels, Trip Reports|

Introduction A full review will follow soon, but for now I wanted to share my initial impressions of the Fairmont Pacific Rim Stanley Park Suite. Brad and I decided to spend a night out after our Fairmont President's Club Platinum certificates posted to our account, and chose the Pacific Rim to use one of our free-night stays. To be completely [...]

2018 Fairmont Certificates And Platinum Benefits Available Now

2018-03-02T10:48:24+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Fairmont, Hotels, News|

Premier and Platinum 2018 Fairmont Certificates Available Now As of March 1, Fairmont President's Club members should see their 2018 Fairmont Certificates available online through their member profile. Certificates are valid until February, 2019, although the Fairmont President's Club will end as of July 2, 2018 at which point it will be replaced with Le Club AccorsHotels and property benefits [...]

10 Photos – Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Signature Harbour View Corner Room

2018-02-28T13:13:58+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Fairmont, Hotels, Trip Reports|

Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Signature Harbour View Corner Room Brad and I just spent a night in a Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Signature Harbour View Corner Room, and while a full review will follow soon, I wanted to take the opportunity to share my initial thoughts along with some photos from the stay. It's been almost two years since we stayed at [...]

Fairmont Pacific Rim Gold Floor Room In 10 Photos

2018-02-17T14:06:52+00:00 February 17th, 2018|Fairmont, Hotels, Trip Reports|

Fairmont Pacific Rim Gold Floor Room Introduction While a full review will follow shortly, I wanted to share my initial impressions of The Fairmont Pacific Rim Gold Floor from our recent stay, along with 10 photos from the property. Admittedly, this wasn't a good stay, with some serious service issues, though I've recently been in touch with the Director of [...]

Best Hotel In Whistler – And The Winner Is…

2018-02-14T12:01:25+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Fairmont, Four Seasons, Hotels, Trip Reports|

The Four Seasons Resort - The Best Hotel In Whistler Although a very close competition, we consider The Four Seasons Resort and Residences to be the best hotel in Whistler, edging out The Fairmont Chateau Whistler by just a few points! To come to this conclusion, we chose 5 categories to rank each property on, including: The Room Service Amenities [...]

Best Hotels In Whistler: Fairmont Chateau Whistler Alpine Suite

2018-02-09T13:57:46+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Fairmont, Hotels, Trip Reports|

Fairmont Chateau Whistler Alpine Suite Introduction Brad and I visit Whistler a lot, and while we used to stay in vacation rentals outside of the village, both of us have come to appreciate the luxury resort offerings in Whistler, and instead now choose to stay at one of two properties. This Fairmont Chateau Whistler Alpine Suite review is part of [...]

The Best Hotels In Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

2018-02-08T14:23:09+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Fairmont, Four Seasons, Hotels, News, Trip Reports|

The Best Hotels In Whistler Introduction Whistler is one of my favourite weekend destinations given the close proximity to Vancouver. With world-class skiing, endless miles of hiking trails and walking paths, and plenty of dining options in the village, Whistler truly is a destination for all seasons. I have a bit of Olympic fever right now, so over the next [...]

Great News For Fairmont Platinum And Premier Members

2018-01-22T14:38:53+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Fairmont, Hotels, News|

Fairmont Platinum And Premier Members Announcement It's been a tough couple of months from Fairmont. First we found out Le Club AccorHotels would be replacing The Fairmont President's Club effective July 2, 2018. Then we learned from Amex that the accelerated Fairmont Platinum status would be discontinued immediately on the American Express Platinum and American Express Business Platinum Cards, with no [...]

More Bad News: American Express Cancels Fairmont Benefit Effective January 1, 2018

2017-12-15T17:24:35+00:00 December 15th, 2017|American Express, Fairmont, Hotel Loyalty Programs, Hotels, News, Reward Programs|

American Express Cancels Fairmont Benefit Well I guess this comes as no surprise given the recent announcement that Le Club AccorHotels will be replacing the Fairmont President's Club as of July 2, 2018, but American Express has now sent official notice that the accelerated status benefit offered by The American Express Platinum Card and The American Express Business Platinum Card [...]