Fact Checking the Starwood Blog

The new Starwood Blog seems to be getting its footing, with some improved content, and it hasn’t been officially launched yet. I’m hoping that my early criticisms are overcome.


In the meantime I noticed that they’re detailing the new Westin Arlington Gateway (which I reported on last week). But they don’t quite have their facts right:

    In addition to the reliably comfortable and spacious Westin rooms and appointments (with available in-room WiFi)

Rooms at this brand new construction do not offer wireless internet. Their high-speed access is wired (and $14.95 at that). Wireless is available in the public spaces, though.

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