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Old Jan 28, 12, 9:57 am   #1
 
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Radisson Aruba Review

Here is the link to my blog post about our stay at the Radisson Aruba. http://frugaltravellawyer.wordpress....-aruba-review/
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Old Jan 24, 13, 7:44 am   #2
 
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this hotel is 50,000 points a night?
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Old Jan 24, 13, 7:49 pm   #3
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Old Feb 20, 13, 7:49 am   #4
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this hotel is 50,000 points a night?
you think low or high. IMO seems about right considering it is a 'nice' Caribbean resort.
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.. our stay at the Radisson Aruba.
why only one night? Where else did you stay?
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Old Feb 20, 13, 8:05 am   #5
 
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Update: Here is the link to my blog post about our January 2013 stay for 6 nights http://frugaltravellawyer.com/2013/0...on-aruba-2013/
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you think low or high. IMO seems about right considering it is a 'nice' Caribbean resort.why only one night? Where else did you stay?
In 2012 we spent one night at the Radisson and three nights at the Hyatt.
Last month we stayed 6 nights at the Radisson and three nights at the Hyatt. There is only one hotel between these properties and we were able to walk with our luggage along the beach path.

In this post I compare the two hotels. http://frugaltravellawyer.com/2013/0...tels-in-aruba/

With the new Club Carlson VISA, 50,000 points for two nights at the Radisson high season is a fabulous deal. We used 100,000 points and two free nights from their free night promotion for our six night stay.
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Old Feb 25, 13, 6:43 am   #7
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Update...
Thanks for posting, I'm heading to this property in Dec 2013.

Seeing as Aruba has a heavy Dutch influence, anyone know of a good rijstaffel restaurant? I'm assuming there has to be a few on the island.
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Old Jun 25, 13, 11:37 pm   #8
 
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I'm also going in Dec, and using our 2 free nights and club carlson points on either end , just as you did! Were you able to get access to the lounge?
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The hotel does not seem to offer an option to redeem points for a stay in December or part of January.
Severe capacity control.
It is supposed to be 50K points but all I see is rates when I do a search.

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The hotel does not seem to offer an option to redeem points for a stay in December or part of January.
Severe capacity control.
It is supposed to be 50K points but all I see is rates when I do a search.

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The hotel did, I think you are too late, I have 50k point reservations for both late Dec & early Jan, this includes NYE. I actually had to add on days, so I know there was plenty of availability for months at the 50k rate, even during ultra high demand times such as Christmas & NYE.


Just got word back from the concierge at the hotel that there is no parking charge for parking a car at the Radisson Blu Aruba
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Old Dec 27, 13, 9:44 pm   #11
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good thread from Caribbean forum on activities/dining while on Aruba as well as a video on arrival info at AUA:

Aruba Travel Advice

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Does anyone have a recent stay at this property and have any tips, pointers, or just otherwise useful info to share about this resort? Will be staying there with family of four on an upcoming award stay (two preteens). Just looking for basic info on kid friendly things to see and do, as well as overall quality of resort and must see or do attractions. Thanks
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