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Concierge Desk: Hilton Garden Inn Annapolis

The entrance to the Hilton Garden Inn in Annapolis, just off Riva Rd. Image courtesy of Hilton Garden Inn. I didn’t get to peek inside Wilka Nascimento’s office at the Hilton Garden Inn Annapolis, but I have to imagine the walls are covered with those cool detective string boards or Venn…

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Concierge Desk, Westin BWI

I like good smelling things. Candles, oils, hand soaps, you get it. In my home, something is always burning, diffusing or being rubbed into my skin. Certain scents evoke peace, calm, memories and feelings for me, and after this past year, I’ll do anything to think and feel good thoughts which…

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Concierge Desk: Doubletree by Hilton Annapolis

If you really want to get people trash-talking around Annapolis streets, just ask them where you can get the best cream of crab soup. That question alone is enough to silence a room, sending people to grab their pitchforks, draw their lines of loyalty and prepare for battle. But somewhere in the…

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The Concierge Desk: The Graduate Hotel

Nestled in the heart of the Annapolis Arts District, halfway down West Street, inside the front doors of The Graduate Annapolis hotel, and behind the wall of the lobby lies a six-story hotel atrium so spectacular, that I audibly gasped upon crossing the door’s threshold into the room. The…

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The Concierge Desk: Historic Inns of Annapolis

A view down Main Street and of the State Capitol building from the Maryland Inn. Image courtesy of Historic Inns of Annapolis. There are few things that pair as well with fall as caramel apples. Sure, one might say what about crisp air? Or falling leaves? Or what about Halloween, pumpkins, and…

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