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Review: DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Center

Review: DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel Introduction We decided to take a little family vacation with my mom included, and I ended up booking two Executive rooms in DoubleTree Hilton Krakow, Poland for 5 nights in June. None of us had been to Poland before and I had heard positive comments about Krakow. The DoubleTree Hilton is a new hotel and from the photos the pool area looked really nice and I thought it would be the most important factor for our daughter who's keen on swimming.
We arrived by taxi from the airport after about 2 hours' direct Finnair flight from Helsinki. The taxi took about 30mins and brought us to the front of the hotel. Curiously there is also a Hampton by Hilton Krakow, which is next to the DoubleTree.

Lobby and check-in From the outside the hotel looks a bit...dull, I guess. But once you enter, the experience transforms. At least it happened to us. The lobby is very light, there is open space and although not luxurious, it's neat, nice and funct…

Qatar Airways Business Class sale

Qatar Airways has just launched another global business class sale (2 for 1), and now that they've started flying from Finland, there are a few quite good deals from: 
Helsinki:Bangkok (BKK) from 2139€ = 1070€ /pp Phuket (HKT) from 2259€

*Other interesting deals from Scandinavia include these: Stockholm, Sweden:Krabi (KBV) from 20519 SEK Kuala Lumpur (KUL) from 22519 SEK Singapore (SIN) from 23459 SEK

Oslo, Norway:Bangkok (BKK) from 20999 NOK Singapore (SIN) from 24019 NOK Cape Town (CPT) from 24659 NOK Maldives (MLE) from 24759 NOK

Copenhagen, Denmark:Bangkok (BKK) from 20019 DKK Bali/Denpasar (DPS) from 24699 DKK Phuket (HKT) from 20999 DKK Melbourne (MEL) from 21895 DKK Singapore (SIN) from 21519 DKK Krabi (KBV) from 22459 DKK Kuala Lumpur (KUL) from 23619 DKK

Other points  to consider with the sale: Qatar Airways claims it's a "two for price of one", but actually the starting price for one here is a bit higher that can usually be found on their website, so I would approach s…