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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #136 on: December 06, 2015, 04:18:32 PM »
Although the Hyatt is not a great option. I still think it is the best option in Aruba.

The grounds are nice. The pools are really nice, and service is on the better side.

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #137 on: December 06, 2015, 04:59:58 PM »
It isn't the best option when you've booked 6 nights for the price of 3 :P
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #138 on: December 06, 2015, 05:13:51 PM »
It isn't the best option when you've booked 6 nights for the price of 3 :P
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #139 on: December 06, 2015, 05:15:31 PM »
Indeed. (But, I am also HGP DIA, so HH DIA alone isn't enough. It's more about the 2-4-1.)

Question remains if those people who booked CC with CC 2-4-1 bennies try to change dates now that it's a Hilton will be able to keep the 2-4-1.

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #140 on: December 10, 2015, 05:36:36 PM »
Anyone been there lately? What to do there over a weekend?
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #141 on: December 10, 2015, 08:34:42 PM »
Anyone been there lately? What to do there over a weekend?
Funny I was just wondering the exact same thing ;)

Seems like just water sports.
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #142 on: December 10, 2015, 08:59:48 PM »
I have the feeling this thread will get much busier next week.  ::)
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #143 on: January 07, 2016, 10:51:05 PM »
I reviewed the Hyatt on DDMS

So is the Hyatt really that bad? Still?

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #144 on: January 08, 2016, 01:27:35 PM »
So is the Hyatt really that bad? Still?

I honestly think that hotels in Aruba are not that upscale. That being said, although the Hyatt is definitely not a category 6 I do think the Hyatt is best option on the island.

Just be aware that there are no balconies which you can sit and relax on, and it might be tough to get a good spot on the beach and pool.

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #145 on: January 10, 2016, 01:48:07 AM »
I honestly think that hotels in Aruba are not that upscale. That being said, although the Hyatt is definitely not a category 6 I do think the Hyatt is best option on the island.

Just be aware that there are no balconies which you can sit and relax on, and it might be tough to get a good spot on the beach and pool.
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #146 on: January 10, 2016, 02:01:53 AM »
I had a large balcony at the Hyatt.
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #147 on: January 10, 2016, 03:23:50 AM »
I had a large balcony at the Hyatt.
one of only a few in the whole hotel.
Most of the rooms had tiny balconies.
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #148 on: February 01, 2016, 01:42:55 PM »
If one was booking flights to Aruba and the way there was on AA with stopover in Charlotte, and way back was direct to Newark, and had the option of coach one way and business class the other way, which would you choose? The direct flight is a tiny bit more expensive but negligible.

I need these specific flights for when I'm going, but have enough to upgrade one of the 2 ways, just not sure which way to upgrade. Thanks.

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #149 on: April 25, 2017, 03:18:06 PM »
Has anyone had any recent experiences at the Ritz-Carlton in Aruba?  The reviews on TA are mixed and don't want to waste my Chase free nights on it if it's not a worthwhile experience.