Hampton Inn Internet Issues

Image via Wikipedia All right, so obviously I managed to get online.  But it took about half an hour.  Let me begin the saga… (And this was after something of a disappointment at the NHSI Musical Theatre extension’s presentation… but I don’t think I’ll blog about that.) We checked into the hotel around 22:00, then got up to the room.  I set up my computer and started looking for clues as to how the Internet access was delivered (RJ-45 plug or Wi-Fi).  I finally figured out that it was wireless (the amenities book gave the impression that it was wired)…

Read more

Marriott Franchise Feels Unwelcoming

Looks like Harrisburg isn’t any better than . At least, in some ways. Hotel rooms are still hard to find. After consulting our GPS and calling several hotels, we finally found a room at a Fairfield Inn. Arriving around 2130, we checked in and found out that the pool closed at 2200. Appeals to the good will of the staff fell on deaf ears. Nevertheless, my mom decided that she’d take whatever time she could get. We went down to the pool, only to find it already closing, more than five minutes before the 2200 deadline. Before this revelation, I…

Read more