GOOD HOTELS

By Chuck Hawks


In my various travels my family and I have stayed in hotels and motels in many cities around the world. A few were truly memorable, most were entirely satisfactory, some I have forgotten the names of, and a few I would not recommend. The establishments listed below are not necessarily the best, or the least expensive, but I can recommend them as suitable for most travelers. Most are places I feel provided good value for the money, and a few are among the world's great hotels. Places that I particularly enjoyed are marked with an asterisk (*).

In the case of some cities (like Las Vegas) that I have visited frequently, and where there are many good hotels, the establishments listed below are my favorites. The list is alphabetical by city.


    Amsterdam, Netherlands . . . Esso Motor Hotel

    Auckland, New Zealand . . . Regent Hotel*

    Avalon (Catalina Is.), California, USA . . . Glenmore Hotel

    Bali, Indonesia . . . Hyatt Hotel

    Bangkok, Thailand . . . Shangri-La Hotel*

    Bar Harbor, Maine, USA . . . Golden Anchor Inn

    Belknap Hot Springs, Oregon, USA . . . Belknap Hot Springs Lodge

    Bellevue, Washington, USA . . . Best Western Bellevue Inn

    Beppu, Japan . . . Suginoi Hotel

    Buenos Aires, Argentina . . . Etoile Hotel

    Canberra, Australia . . . Canberra-Rex Hotel

    Canyonville, Oregon, USA . . . Leisure Inn

    Copenhagen, Denmark . . . Phoenix Hotel*

    Coos Bay, Oregon, USA . . . Best Western Holiday Motel

    Cottage Grove, Oregon, USA . . . Village Green

    Creswell, Oregon, USA . . . Motel Orleans

    Edmonton, Canada . . . Hotel Macdonald

    Eugene, Oregon, USA . . . New Oregon Best Western

    Florence, Oregon, USA . . . Best Western Pier Point Inn

    Halifax, Canada . . . Hotel Nova Scotian

    Hamburg, Germany . . . Atlantic Hotel*

    Hong Kong (Victoria Island), China . . . Hong Kong Hilton

    Honolulu, Hawaii, USA . . . Outrigger Prince Kuhio*

    Jakarta, Indonesia . . . Sahid Jaya Boulevard Hotel

    Jasper, Canada . . . Jasper Park Lodge

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia . . . Regent Hotel

    Kyoto, Japan . . . International Hotel

    Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA . . . Caesar's

    Las Vegas (downtown), Nevada, USA . . . Golden Nugget*

    Las Vegas (strip), Nevada, USA . . . Mirage*

    Las Vegas (strip), Nevada, USA . . . Monte Carlo*

    Las Vegas (strip), Nevada, USA . . . Riviera

    Lincoln City, Oregon, USA . . . Ashley Inn

    London, England . . . Gloucester

    Los Angeles (Airport), California, USA . . . Best Western Suites Hotel

    L.A. metro (Marina Del Rey), California, USA . . . Jamaica Bay Inn

    L.A. metro (Westwood), California, USA . . . Westwood Pacific Hotel

    L.A. metro (Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley), California, USA . . . Vagabond Inn

    Manila, Philippines . . . Hotel Inter-Continental

    Montreal, Canada . . . The Queen Elizabeth

    New Orleans, Louisiana, USA . . . Sheraton Delta

    Newport, Oregon, USA . . . Willers Motel

    North Bend, Oregon, USA . . . Pony Village Motor Lodge*

    Oakridge, Oregon, USA . . . Oakridge Inn Best Western

    Ottawa, Canada . . . Chateau Laurier

    Penang, Malaysia . . . Rasa Sayang Hotel

    Portland (Convention Center), Oregon, USA . . . Holiday Inn

    Portland (Hayden Is.), Oregon, USA . . . Columbia DoubleTree Hotel

    Portland (Airport), Oregon, USA . . . Courtyard Portland Airport

    Reno, Nevada, USA . . . Peppermill*

    Reno (Downtown), Nevada, USA . . . Eldorado

    Red Bluff, California, USA . . . Lamplighter Lodge

    San Simeon, California, USA . . . Cavalier Oceanfront Resort

    Santa Monica, California, USA . . . Best Western Ocean View Hotel

    Santiago, Chile . . . Marriott Hotel*

    Seaside, Oregon, USA . . . River View Inn

    Seoul, Korea . . . Chosun Hotel

    Singapore . . . Oriental Hotel*

    Spokane, Washington, USA . . . Days Inn

    Springfield, Oregon, USA . . . Shilo Inn

    St. Johns, Canada . . . Hotel Newfoundland

    Sydney, Australia . . . Carlton-Rex

    Taipei, Taiwan . . . Grand Hotel

    Tokyo, Japan . . . Palace Hotel

    Tsawwassen, Canada . . . Best Western Tsawwassen Inn*

    Tualatin, Oregon, USA . . . Sweetbriar Inn

    Vancouver (Downtown), Canada . . . Hotel Dakota

    Vancouver (North Vancouver), Canada . . . Capilano Inn

    Victoria, Canada . . . Best Western Inner Harbor

    Westport, Washington, USA . . . Albatross Motel

    Whistler, Canada . . . Whistler Fairways*

    Winnipeg, Canada . . . Hotel Fort Garry

    Yakima, Washington, USA . . . Red Lion




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