Trip Report: Ireland (part2) The Westbury Hotel


Part 2

The Westbury Hotel

For our first night in Dublin I booked The Westbury Hotel!  I initially wanted to book the Westin however for whatever reason the hotel was pretty much full and the only available room was over $600 (no way as I wanted to use points). So I decided to try a GHA property!  Earlier in the year I took advantage of free status upgrade to Platinum so I wanted to see how that would go. GHA platinum gives you a free local experience, so in Dublin the options were tickets to the Jameson and Guinness factories and some other smaller gifts.  I booked this room on my iPhone while in a car ride months before my trip and when I went to select my gift I kept getting errors so I just skipped it and figured I can choose at the hotel when I checkin.  FYI that was a mistake! Whatever you do make sure you select your gift at time of booking or call in if you need to because the hotel cannot do anything for you, its all handled through GHA. So my gift was diddly squat!

DSC02715Hotel exterior

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