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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #75 on: October 11, 2012, 11:15:26 AM »
BTW many places in Aruba don't take CC, like the local gas station.
Good to know.
Any more tips or suggestions?

Anyone know if it's worth flying to Curacao for a day?
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #76 on: October 11, 2012, 11:18:01 AM »
Good to know.
Any more tips or suggestions?

Most places will take U.S dollars.
There's a supermarket called Kong Hing Supermarket that has american products.
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #77 on: October 24, 2012, 07:14:46 AM »
Thanks for the trip report Dan, it seems like folks gotta stay far far away from Aruba..

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Re: Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #78 on: October 24, 2012, 07:18:25 AM »
Thanks for the trip report Dan, it seems like folks gotta stay far far away from Aruba..
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #79 on: October 24, 2012, 12:38:09 PM »
Thanks for the trip report Dan, it seems like folks gotta stay far far away from Aruba..
Not really what I meant.  Though I wouldn't recommend the Hyatt there.
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #80 on: October 24, 2012, 12:46:45 PM »
Not really what I meant.  Though I wouldn't recommend the Hyatt there.
The westin looks dinky from the outside but its really not bad inside, I enjoyed my stay there. They gave me a fridge and microwave within 10 minutes of checkin. Did you even have a balcony there?
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #81 on: October 24, 2012, 12:48:11 PM »
The westin looks dinky from the outside but its really not bad inside, I enjoyed my stay there. They gave me a fridge and microwave within 10 minutes of checkin.
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #82 on: October 24, 2012, 12:52:12 PM »
Good to know.
Any more tips or suggestions?

Anyone know if it's worth flying to Curacao for a day?

I guess it's too late now, but I would have said yes. There is a very old shul there that is worth visiting for historic reasons (though it is now used by Reform). You would also get a more Dutch flavored culture there and less touristy.

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #83 on: October 24, 2012, 01:23:53 PM »
The westin looks dinky from the outside but its really not bad inside, I enjoyed my stay there. They gave me a fridge and microwave within 10 minutes of checkin. Did you even have a balcony there?
Thanks, just updated the TR,
"99% of the rooms in the Hyatt have miniscule balconies, barely enough room to stand on.  Forget about relaxing while lounging on a balcony here."
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #84 on: October 24, 2012, 01:26:17 PM »
Thanks, just updated the TR,
"99% of the rooms in the Hyatt have miniscule balconies, barely enough room to stand on.  Forget about relaxing while lounging on a balcony here."
In that case Westin balconies seem bigger.
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #85 on: October 24, 2012, 01:28:33 PM »
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #86 on: August 21, 2013, 07:11:28 PM »
Jeff Zidell's favorite Hyatt is the HR Aruba?!?!
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #87 on: December 11, 2013, 10:00:11 AM »
Did anybody have a good experience at the Hyatt in Aruba?

Mxchanging my amex points for Hyatt and there is no other property in the Caribbean, I was thinking about hi but I only have from Sunday until Thursday. Anybody have any other ideas?

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #88 on: December 11, 2013, 03:48:53 PM »
Did anybody have a good experience at the Hyatt in Aruba?

Mxchanging my amex points for Hyatt and there is no other property in the Caribbean, I was thinking about hi but I only have from Sunday until Thursday. Anybody have any other ideas?

go to the marriot and take the timeshare tour the hotel will give you a nice deal its much much cheaper
the hyatt is very nice though

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #89 on: December 11, 2013, 04:56:39 PM »
Did anybody have a good experience at the Hyatt in Aruba?

Mxchanging my amex points for Hyatt and there is no other property in the Caribbean, I was thinking about hi but I only have from Sunday until Thursday. Anybody have any other ideas?

I would suggest you sell your Amex points use the $ for great rates I can get you at the Radisson Aruba, probably the best hotel there.