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Kosher Food/ Restaurants:
Chabad Link

Synagogue:

Hotels with points:
-Ritz Carlton
-Westin
-Marriott


Other:
-Kimpton

Things to Do:
-Stingray City
-Seven Mike Beach
-Starfish point
-Turtle...
-RUM POINT
-SEVEN FATHOMS RUM DISTILLERY TOUR
-QUEEN ELIZABETH II BOTANICAL GARDENS
-blow hole
-Swimming with  dolphins
-Snorkling @ kittiwake
-Jetski/waverunner tour  (Discount Excursions & Red Sail Sports are virtually private in the mornings, and the cheapest )
-Horseback on the beach
-Downtown Georgetown
   a. Duty free shops
   b. Margarittaville
-Cemetary beach
-Cayman Kai - starfish
-Scuba diving (eden rock & devils grotto)

Getting Around:
Driving is on the other side of the car and street

Taxi
 George Town & SMB:

Truly Blessed Taxi (345) 517 2274
Ace (345) 777 7777
Super Cabs (345) 888 8888
Crown (345) 916 0111
Eastern Districts:

McCurleyís (345) 947 9626 (North Side)
Parrot Taxis (345) 329 1558 (Bodden Town)
 
Cayman Brac
Maple Taxi Services (345) 939 667

Bike rental
Bus ($2)


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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #80 on: February 12, 2019, 11:28:38 PM »
So unless i can guarantee that I wont be in the resort tower, wouldnt it be better to go with Westin?

The room, service and ambiance is better at ritz. And for small difference in cost

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #81 on: February 12, 2019, 11:30:23 PM »
The room, service and ambiance is better at ritz. And for small difference in cost

Any idea how they treat platinums there?

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #82 on: February 12, 2019, 11:33:10 PM »
Nope. Sorry.

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #83 on: February 13, 2019, 12:59:28 AM »
Any idea how they treat platinums there?
Just stayed there as Plat (although for some reason at check in he saw me in his system as gold). I got upgraded to ocean tower. Was great, definitely better than the Westin which I stayed in too. Service is way better, room was way better ( although this one was a better upgrade than by the Westin). I would stay there even for the resort tower. The walk is a walkway above the street, itís nothing. If youíre going with kids, the kiddie park by the Ritz is great! Some ppl prefer the Westin for the beach but I didnít see that.

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #84 on: February 13, 2019, 08:41:11 AM »
Just stayed there as Plat (although for some reason at check in he saw me in his system as gold). I got upgraded to ocean tower. Was great, definitely better than the Westin which I stayed in too. Service is way better, room was way better ( although this one was a better upgrade than by the Westin). I would stay there even for the resort tower. The walk is a walkway above the street, itís nothing. If youíre going with kids, the kiddie park by the Ritz is great! Some ppl prefer the Westin for the beach but I didnít see that.

Pics? or TR? Would be great :)


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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #85 on: February 13, 2019, 09:39:00 AM »
Just stayed there as Plat (although for some reason at check in he saw me in his system as gold). I got upgraded to ocean tower. Was great, definitely better than the Westin which I stayed in too. Service is way better, room was way better ( although this one was a better upgrade than by the Westin). I would stay there even for the resort tower. The walk is a walkway above the street, itís nothing. If youíre going with kids, the kiddie park by the Ritz is great! Some ppl prefer the Westin for the beach but I didnít see that.

What did you do about food? Does the Ritz give you an extra fridge? What about a microwave? Going soon and will probably bring pomegranate meals but just want to see my best options.

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« Reply #86 on: February 13, 2019, 10:14:35 AM »
What did you do about food? Does the Ritz give you an extra fridge? What about a microwave? Going soon and will probably bring pomegranate meals but just want to see my best options.

There is a Chabad as well. I believe they offer Shaabat meals.

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #87 on: February 13, 2019, 10:39:58 AM »
Depending on your level on kashrut, ritz is aware of kosher. The chef will open an brand new pan for you + new utensils for eggs in the morning .

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« Reply #88 on: February 13, 2019, 10:42:25 AM »
Depending on your level on kashrut, ritz is aware of kosher. The chef will open an brand new pan for you + new utensils for eggs in the morning .

Did you order any of there frozen dinner meals?

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« Reply #89 on: February 13, 2019, 11:08:12 AM »
Pics? or TR? Would be great :)
No pics sorry, and too lazy to write a TR. More than happy to answer any questions though.
What did you do about food? Does the Ritz give you an extra fridge? What about a microwave? Going soon and will probably bring pomegranate meals but just want to see my best options.
Brought all my own food. There was a mini fridge full with the mini bar (in the ritz, in the Westin was just an empty mini fridge), but I just emptied it and put everything back before I left (no sensors, there are some pros to old fashioned places). I brought a sandwich maker which also worked great to cook my eggs that I bought there. The groceries have everything youíll find in a local shop rite here (albeit a little more expensive). Officially one of the groceries has kosher cold cuts but I didnít see it.

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #90 on: February 13, 2019, 11:09:18 AM »
No pics sorry, and too lazy to write a TR. More than happy to answer any questions though.Brought all my own food. There was a mini fridge full with the mini bar, but I just emptied it and put everything back before I left (no sensors, there are some pros to old fashioned places). I brought a sandwich maker which also worked great to cook my eggs that I bought there. The groceries have everything youíll find in a local shop rite here (albeit a little more expensive). Officially one of the groceries has kosher cold cuts but I didnít see it.

Did you get free breakfast or lounge access?

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #91 on: February 13, 2019, 11:10:46 AM »
Did you get free breakfast or lounge access?
They offered me free breakfast. I think I had some sort of lounge access, not totally sure to be honest.

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #92 on: February 13, 2019, 11:11:33 AM »
They offered me free breakfast. I think I had some sort of lounge access, not totally sure to be honest.


Interesting because officially platinums dont get that at RCs
Heated pools?

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #93 on: February 13, 2019, 11:13:08 AM »
Did you order any of there frozen dinner meals?

Nope. Sorry

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« Reply #94 on: February 13, 2019, 11:13:49 AM »

Interesting because officially platinums dont get that at RCs
Heated pools?
Thinking about it now it could be Iím mixing it up, maybe they only offered me breakfast at the Westin, sorry. Didnít try the pool by the resort tower, the one by the ocean was cold but enjoyed it in the 85 degree weather.

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« Reply #95 on: February 13, 2019, 11:15:55 AM »
Thinking about it now it could be Iím mixing it up, maybe they only offered me breakfast at the Westin, sorry. Didnít try the pool by the resort tower, the one by the ocean was cold but enjoyed it in the 85 degree weather.
I think it was the ritz tho,Iíll ask my DW if she remembers.

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #96 on: February 14, 2019, 09:58:28 AM »
I am leaving the Ritz in an hour. Anyone here want a electric burner and 2 pans ? ( 1 never used)

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« Reply #97 on: March 24, 2019, 09:54:45 AM »
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« Reply #98 on: March 25, 2019, 11:11:12 AM »
A bit ridiculous in my opinion but the Ritz charges $25 each for a fridge and microwave per day in addition to there already steep resort fees at $85 a night. They also charge around $36 plus service per person per meal to heat up food.

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« Reply #99 on: March 25, 2019, 11:17:14 AM »
A bit ridiculous in my opinion but the Ritz charges $25 each for a fridge and microwave per day in addition to there already steep resort fees at $85 a night. They also charge around $36 plus service per person per meal to heat up food.
I have yet to pay for a fridge at any hotel Iíve ever stayed at. Microwave is a bit harder Iím assuming although Iíve never needed one