Category: Featured Lodging

The featured lodging options on Mike’s Road Trip are special because they offer visitors a first hand look at the hotel, resort or B&B, beyond just a place to sleep. These featured lodging options are carefully selected, such as historic hotels, quaint bed and breakfasts, luxurious resorts, and even camping and RV parks. These featured lodging options are situated in some of the most beautiful and scenic locations around the world, providing visitors with breathtaking views and a sense of the local culture and history. The website also provides detailed information about each lodging option, including amenities, room options, and customer reviews, to help visitors make an informed decision about where to stay. The featured lodging options on Mike’s Road Trip website are not only a place to rest, but also a way to enhance the overall road trip travel experience by immersing visitors in the local culture and scenery.

Hotel Adeline: Affordable Scottsdale Sophistication

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Located in the midst of central Scottsdale, Hotel Adeline is one of the newer hotels to open in the “West’s Most Western Town.” The expansive lobby shares its space with many communal sitting areas and flows into a lounge, which flows into an outside patio overlooking the pool (thanks to...

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Aravaipa Farms: A wilderness retreat in a canyon hideaway

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Aravaipa Farms Orchard and Inn is set amidst a distinctive and remarkable backdrop within the Sonoran Desert of Southern Arizona. What makes this area so special is the perennial stream that flows through Aravaipa Canyon, along the base of the Galiuro Mountains. This spring-fed stream spawns lush and mature vegetation...

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Amangiri: A look at ultimate exclusivity

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Amangiri is one of the most expensive and exclusive hotels in the world. It's one of those places that, if you have to ask how much it costs, you can't afford it. There are five star resorts, and then there are properties like Amangiri that are exclusive to the very...

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Vienna House: Hotels that feel like home

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Vienna House is a boutique hotel chain with locations primarily in central Europe, it's a hotel brand on the rise.  Each location is unique, with an air of sophistication and authenticity you don't find with many of the big brands. The following is my experience staying at four different Vienna...

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A Nature-inspired performance at the Theatre Hotel

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The Theatre Hotel in Olomouc, Czech Republic sets the stage for a performance that will impress even the savviest of travelers. This hospitality experience will leave you yearning for an encore. RECEPTION The entrance is a chic display of sophistication, with supple leathers, rich textiles, opulent lighting and dramatic functional...

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The Westin Hamburg is a well orchestrated symphony of excellence

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The glacier-inspired Westin Hamburg hotel is fast becoming one of the most recognizable buildings in the world. This hotel is not just a place to stay, but rather an experience that showcases a sophisticated ensemble of architecture, service, comfort and style, leaving the guest yearning for an encore. While in...

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St. John’s Point Lighthouse

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St. John’s Point Lighthouse in Donegal, Ireland is an inimitable lodging experience that will likely provide some enduring memories. We drove down a long stretch of single track road flanked by ocean on both sides. The obligatory yield of other vehicles was required—while occasionally finding ourselves driving in reverse in...

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Aghadoe Heights hits hotel home run in Killarney, Ireland

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Located on a bluff offering stupendous views of  Lough Leane Lake in Killarney, Ireland, Aghadoe Heights Hotel provides guests with a suburb lodging experience. I was in Kilarney for a travel blogger conference and had an opportunity to stay at the Aghadoe Heights Hotel for five nights. From the accommodations,...

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The Great George Hotel

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While visiting PEI (Prince Edward Island) I had an opportunity to stay a few nights at the Great George Hotel, a remarkable and historic property located in the heart of Charlottetown. Built back in the mid-1800s, the Great George is unlike any historic hotel I’ve ever stayed. The property is...

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Great Views of Niagara Falls at Marriott on the Falls

Marriott on the Falls

After more than a century, Niagara Falls remains a popular vacation destination, and, for good reason. Between the stunning majesty of the falls themselves, and the plethora of family-friendly activities in the area, it’s hard to get bored there. If you’re planning a visit to Niagara Falls, do yourself a...

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