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Ping Photo Egg - Southfork Hotel

Spring HenSpring Hen Posts: 1,494
edited 1:19AM in EggHead Forum
Hey Darian, I can only find a $79 rate on Travelocity. Last year you found a $54....get busy, my friend. I want a cheap rate :laugh:
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  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 3,849
    Sorry, very little luck finding deals the last couple times I have looked but I will let you know if I do.
    I thought the SF was OK. Far cry from the Athen's hotel but OK.
    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
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  • Spring HenSpring Hen Posts: 1,494
    I like the location. It does lack the free breakfast but, heck, we are going to cook breakfast anyway.
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  • hornhonkhornhonk Posts: 3,841
    I'll talk to Southfork this week and see if I can get the Eggheads a better rate. The banner will be up very soon. :) The wheels are turning in Plano.
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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,343
    Steve, I know you have told me where the fest is going to held, but my tertiary Alzheimer has kicked in and i forgot.
    Is there a Marriott or Hilton chain hotel near the area? What is Southfork Hotel like?
    Thanks
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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  • Spring HenSpring Hen Posts: 1,494
    Hi Joan,

    Check it out...

    http://foreverlodging.com/destination.cfm?PropertyKey=72

    It's not a chain and we like it because of its uniqueness and association with J. R. Ewing saga. It's right next door to Twin Peaks where we meet up for drinks before the Meet and Greet too. See Steve's note about getting us a better rate soon.

    Glad you are coming. It's really a fun fest.
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  • Spring HenSpring Hen Posts: 1,494
    Great. Just so you know, their website shows $89 for a double and Travelocity has it for $79. Last year Photo Egg got us rooms through Travelocity for $54 so the rate can be cut if they want to.

    See ya sooner than you think!!!!
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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,343
    Thanks for the info. Have bookmarked it. How many weeks out do you make your reservations?
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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  • SWOkla-JerrySWOkla-Jerry Posts: 638
    Hey Judy,
    We are booked into this hotel. It has free breakfast, pool and real close to eggfest venue. Check it out. We booked a 1 bedroom suite for $88.00. Also has full kitchen, stove, full size refrig...almost like home...ha ha.

    http://homewoodsuites1.hilton.com/en_US/hw/hotel/DALTCHW-Homewood-Suites-by-Hilton-Plano-Richardson-Texas/index.do
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  • hornhonkhornhonk Posts: 3,841
    The American Legion at 1236 J Ave.
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  • Spring HenSpring Hen Posts: 1,494
    You're right, Jerry. Looks like they have a nice prep area too. It's something to think about....
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  • Hey, Jer!

    That's where we want to be! Better book soon, heh?
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  • hornhonkhornhonk Posts: 3,841
    Dang, guys! Are you changing all my planning? :laugh:
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  • Spring HenSpring Hen Posts: 1,494
    Yep, blame it on Jerry....
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  • Spring HenSpring Hen Posts: 1,494
    Before I make my reservation - what kind of rate did you get?
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  • hornhonkhornhonk Posts: 3,841
    I'm going over there shortly. Bonnie is on vacation and we've been sleeping late. :blush:
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  • Spring HenSpring Hen Posts: 1,494
    Don't make a big deal out of it because I think we prefer the Homewood Suites now. Sorry if this is causing you any inconvenience....stay in bed.
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  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 3,849
    You know it's only giving him a reason to go next door for lunch. :laugh:
    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
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  • Spring HenSpring Hen Posts: 1,494
    I know....we'll still have to meet up there for drinks before the Meet and Greet - right????
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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,343
    Jerry Thanks for the info. That looks like a winner, the price is right and I can use the corporate discount. Bookmarked
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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  • hornhonkhornhonk Posts: 3,841
    Judy, this place is closer to the Homewood Suites. Half-way between the hotel and the Fest site. It's a very nice place! Leroy would love it. ;)

    loveandwarintexas.com
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