I'm currently in the Intercontinental Hotel in Prague. Up until an hour ago I was staying in the Hotel Praha, also in Prague. Both hotels are 5 star. But while the Hotel Praha offers free internet access throughout the building via wifi and good speeds via ethernet in your bedroom, the Intercontinental is charging me an arm and a leg for a service that they advertise as being 3 … [Read more...] about Why Do Some Hotels Charge So Much For Internet Access?
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I'm currently spending a couple of days in Prague between "gigs". DomainFest Europe is on here in a couple of days, so I'm exploring the city and trying to "chill out" before it begins. I'm on a semi-holiday (so far that hasn't worked out too well... but I'm not complaining).Yesterday I got the hotel to drop me down to Charles Bridge and I walked from there through the historic … [Read more...] about Prague – Tourism Is Alive And Well
I've been staying in the Hilton Brussels City for the last couple of nights.In terms of location the hotel is pretty convenient if you're in Brussels for meetings. The rooms are nice and the staff are friendly.However the internet setup is far from satisfactory.The Hilton group of hotels charges over €20 / day for internet access in its European hotels. While I don't … [Read more...] about Hilton Brussels City Secret Bandwidth Caps