Funniest and Most Off-Base Comment About a Hotel

What a great line, but how much further from the truth could this be? At TripAdvisor, one reviewer of the Ritz-Carlton Battery Park describes the place as “a reminder of war-torn Beirut.”

The complaints are that the hotel is downtown (duh — it’s perfect for business in the financial district, but not where tourists choose to stay) and that breakfast was expesive (double duh, it’s breakfast at a hotel, a Ritz no less, and in Manhattan to boot).

Still, it’s a great line, and one I’ll have to remember. I can think of a few Radisson properties where it might apply…

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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