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Kosher Food/ Restaurants:
Chabad Link

Synagogue:

Hotels with points:
-Ritz Carlton
-Westin


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 ( http://fatfishadventures.com/ )
-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


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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #75 on: February 12, 2019, 06:16:25 PM »
Any thoughts on Ritz vs Westin?

Anyone stay at either of these properties recently?

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #76 on: February 12, 2019, 06:41:13 PM »
Any thoughts on Ritz vs Westin?

Anyone stay at either of these properties recently?

Ritz is the way to go.

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #77 on: February 12, 2019, 06:56:38 PM »
Ritz is the way to go.

Have you stayed there recently? Any status recognition at the Ritz?

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #78 on: February 12, 2019, 10:32:29 PM »
Have you stayed there recently? Any status recognition at the Ritz?

Yes was recently there.
Great resort, but with reward points you are in the resort tower. Which is a little walk to the beach.

Barely any status recognition. I went during a busy time.

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« Reply #79 on: February 12, 2019, 10:45:58 PM »
Yes was recently there.
Great resort, but with reward points you are in the resort tower. Which is a little walk to the beach.

Barely any status recognition. I went during a busy time.

So unless i can guarantee that I wont be in the resort tower, wouldnt it be better to go with Westin?

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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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« 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.