Magic of Miles

Room Service Review: Ritz-Carlton Kyoto

After a quick nap that turned into a longer slumber, I called down to order some Tempura and Udon noodles for dinner. There was no separate button on the phone for room service, so I just called the operator who transferred me. Unfortunately, the Ritz-Carlton Kyoto’s highly-rated Mizun restaurant had closed at 9:30pm and it was 9:45. Drat, I had just missed it.

Room Service Review: Ritz-Carlton Tokyo

Placing an order with room service at the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo was a pleasant experience. The phone was picked up on the first ring, and on the other end was someone who was cheerful and helpful. As I placed the order I wondered out loud if something could be made a certain way. She said, “hold please” and then there was an imperceptible pause before she came back on the line to tell me of course, it could be done by the chef.

Room Service Review: Park Hyatt Vienna

I wanted to test out the new Park Hyatt Vienna’s room service. Excited to see the new menu, I opened the leather book and immediately saw that breakfast was served 24 hours including freshly squeezed juices. They were off to a great start! I love breakfast, and sometimes when you travel you want breakfast at […]

Magic of Miles in Italy: Room Service Review – Westin Excelsior, Florence

Trip Report Index: 1. Introduction 2. Transit Notes 3. Hotel Review: Bagni di Pisa Palace & Spa 4. Visiting Pisa 5. Visiting Lucca 6. Hotel Review: Westin Excelsior, Florence 7. Room Service Review: Westin Excelsior, Florence 8. Day in Florence 9. Hotel Review: Hotel Laurin, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy 10. Day in Santa Margherita/Portofino area […]