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Re: Radisson Aruba
« Reply #30 on: May 18, 2012, 12:43:25 AM »
The standard room for points is a resort view, does anyone have any experience getting an upgrade here?
Or any info on the hotel itself?
Suppose to be the nicest Radisson. Saw it only from the outside looks like a typical radisson. Im sure it's not nicer then the hyatt and other ones in the area.
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Westin Aruba
« Reply #31 on: July 22, 2012, 01:42:10 AM »
Hey Guys,
Looking for ideas on what can be done in Aruba for 5 days. Any ideas?

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Re: Westin Aruba
« Reply #32 on: July 22, 2012, 01:55:56 AM »
Was just there for 6 days.
There's pretty much water sports and relaxing.
There's lots of kosher food in the supermarket's there

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Re: Westin Aruba
« Reply #33 on: July 22, 2012, 01:58:45 AM »
where did you stay?
what type of kosher food and how far is it from the westin?
Do i need to rent a car?
Can you give me some more info on where to lookup of things to do and phone numbers to reserve things?

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Re: Westin Aruba
« Reply #34 on: July 22, 2012, 02:08:33 AM »
Stayed at the Westin. Try to get suite with room ending 00 or 01 and I think 02. Those are full facing ocean and have two porch's

Hong King supermarket has kosher cereal, milk, yogurt and many other things you might find in a american store. Its approx 10 min drive. I rented a car for $150 for the week. The ride to and from airport is $30 each way. So all tog I'd rather have the flex of having my own car.

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Re: Westin Aruba
« Reply #35 on: July 22, 2012, 02:11:07 AM »
Hong King supermarket has kosher cereal, milk, yogurt and many other things you might find in a american store. Its approx 10 min drive. I rented a car for $150 for the week. The ride to and from airport is $30 each way. So all tog I'd rather have the flex of having my own car.

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Re: Westin Aruba
« Reply #36 on: July 22, 2012, 02:13:45 AM »
Ha keep dreaming. We actually didn't know about the store and froze milk and brought with us along with meats and cheese

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Re: Westin Aruba
« Reply #37 on: July 22, 2012, 02:17:53 AM »
So Activity wise,,, what's there to do from Sunday afternoon till Friday morning?

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Re: Westin Aruba
« Reply #38 on: July 22, 2012, 02:24:01 AM »
So Activity wise,,, what's there to do from Sunday afternoon till Friday morning?
Alot of tanning,swimming, water sports/boating, casino. nice outdoor mall.

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Re: Westin Aruba
« Reply #39 on: July 22, 2012, 10:25:39 AM »
Was there in the winter, stayed at the westin. I would recommend renting a car, you could drive a little away from the hotel area and find desserted beaches. Hong King supermarket has lots of kosher food (not cholov yisrael) but really expensive. There are tons of water sports to do there just ask by the hotel. Its always hot there with a nice breaze. The casino in the hotel is not worth much. When renting a car try to get a bigger car as most of the small cars there are not typical and are junky.
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Re: Westin Aruba
« Reply #40 on: July 22, 2012, 10:46:03 AM »
Hey Guys,
Looking for ideas on what can be done in Aruba for 5 days. Any ideas?
Hey,
I was in Aruba in the Rio place a year ago. There is a whole lot of water sports to do on the beach almost all the hotels shear the same beach.
i think on Sundays there is a flea market in town, take the city bus its fast and a nice ride.
the hotel can recommend ATVING... it was ok , and one thing i do recommend it is the horseback riding that takes you to the natural bridge. It is one of Aruba’s highlights
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Re: Westin Aruba
« Reply #41 on: July 22, 2012, 10:56:41 AM »
Hey Guys,
Looking for ideas on what can be done in Aruba for 5 days. Any ideas?
also I did bring lots of frozen cold cuts and chicken, a gorge formen grill, a sandwich maker,  and a hot water maker with instant soups. the rooms have a large fridge so it worked out Great
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Re: Westin Aruba
« Reply #42 on: July 23, 2012, 09:51:55 AM »
Aruba is one of my favorite vacation spots to just RELAX.
Stayed three times at the Westin. They are very accommodating with Kosher food.
Also stayed at the Radisson, Marriot & Hyatt.

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Re: Westin Aruba
« Reply #43 on: July 23, 2012, 10:00:51 AM »
Anyone have any pics to share?
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Re: Westin Aruba
« Reply #44 on: July 23, 2012, 10:22:48 AM »
Aruba is one of my favorite vacation spots to just RELAX.
Stayed three times at the Westin. They are very accommodating with Kosher food.
Also stayed at the Radisson, Marriot & Hyatt.
How were they accommodating with kosher exactly?
Anyone have any pics to share?
I have many I'll try to post when I get onto my computer
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