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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #150 on: June 04, 2017, 04:52:10 PM »
This thread has been quiet for some time..Anyone stay recently at the Marriott stellaris?   Is it hard to bring meats into aruba?

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #151 on: June 07, 2017, 09:53:34 AM »
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #152 on: June 07, 2017, 10:05:58 AM »
This thread has been quiet for some time..Anyone stay recently at the Marriott stellaris?   Is it hard to bring meats into aruba?

brought meat in this past december with no issue. as always, split it with different suitcases.

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #153 on: June 09, 2017, 01:14:14 PM »
Has anyone ever stayed at the Aruba Ritz Carlton? We are staying for 6 nights using free nights from the ritz card.

Does anyone know if there is a resort fee at this hotel? How much is it?

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #154 on: June 10, 2017, 11:45:18 PM »
Has anyone ever stayed at the Aruba Ritz Carlton? We are staying for 6 nights using free nights from the ritz card.

Does anyone know if there is a resort fee at this hotel? How much is it?
Stayed there for a few days 2 years ago. It was a beautiful hotel with great service. I don't recal a resort fee. We did not rent a car since it was a flat $25 to and from the airport and any activities we did, they picked us up. We mostly hung out at the hotel as we had honeymooned there many years before and did lots of touring then. It's become very commercialized. Regarding food, they stored my meals and wanted to charge me $60/ meal to heat and serve. I negotiated them way down to, IIRC $10 as they were doing a service for me. And regarding bringing food in, I used the polar bag and no one stops you at the airport.

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #155 on: June 12, 2017, 01:40:55 PM »
Stayed there for a few days 2 years ago. It was a beautiful hotel with great service. I don't recal a resort fee. We did not rent a car since it was a flat $25 to and from the airport and any activities we did, they picked us up. We mostly hung out at the hotel as we had honeymooned there many years before and did lots of touring then. It's become very commercialized. Regarding food, they stored my meals and wanted to charge me $60/ meal to heat and serve. I negotiated them way down to, IIRC $10 as they were doing a service for me. And regarding bringing food in, I used the polar bag and no one stops you at the airport.

Thanks for the reply! anyone else ever stay at the Ritz Aruba with similar experience?

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #156 on: June 22, 2017, 09:49:39 PM »
Stayed at Marriott Stellaris used Marriott points transferred from SPG. As a gold member and it was 25th anniversary so they upgraded us to a larger room. Service was very good. No problem bringing in the meats. You can always email Chabad they're very helpful and accommodating. We ate Friday night with them. Friday night minyan was at their house. Daily minyan at Playa Linda condos ( I think it moves around). I rented a car for the first 24 hours and my last 24 hours so the cost of a taxi offset my cost of the car and then I used it to cruise around the island. There was no drop-off fee with National Car Rental.

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #157 on: December 28, 2017, 12:47:52 AM »
This thread was quiet for some time now wonder anybody been to Hyatt Regency Resort recently? How was the stay? How does it compare to Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino ?

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #158 on: January 05, 2018, 07:16:55 AM »
This thread was quiet for some time now wonder anybody been to Hyatt Regency Resort recently? How was the stay? How does it compare to Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino ?
+1 looking for a family for a 10 night stay, so what is the nicest resort hands down??
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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #159 on: January 26, 2019, 09:32:16 PM »
wiki?

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #160 on: January 31, 2019, 12:37:46 AM »
Going to Aruba middle of February for 2 days anyone can recommend accommodations where to stay?

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #161 on: February 25, 2019, 07:24:57 PM »
Anyone been recently?

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #162 on: June 03, 2019, 02:46:51 PM »
Anyone know anything about bringing in frozen meals? I see there's a Hyatt and a Marriott - does anyone know how they are with heating and/or storing meals?


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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #163 on: June 03, 2019, 09:59:20 PM »
Was there about 4 years ago and had no problem bringing in food.

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Re: Aruba Master Thread
« Reply #164 on: September 02, 2019, 06:28:36 PM »
Anyone stay at the Renaissance Aruba and know how they were with kosher? Is it a good property in general?