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Grand Hyatt Baha Mar - REVIEW MASTER THREAD

Grand Hyatt Baha Mar - REVIEW MASTER THREAD

Old Oct 20, 10, 5:01 pm
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Grand Hyatt Baha Mar - REVIEW MASTER THREAD

Finally--a Grand Hyatt in the Bahamas!

With Hyatt-branded timeshares as well.

http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/p...r,1507372.html
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Old Oct 20, 10, 6:00 pm
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Don't hold your breath. phase one opening projected in 2014.

http://www.bahamar.com/pdf/bahamarDestination.pdf
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Old Mar 7, 11, 10:23 pm
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apparently the project has broken ground. I hope Hyatt is still associated with this project.
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Old Jul 24, 12, 11:36 pm
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Neither of the above links seems operational now.

So maybe this project "has faded into the night"....
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Old Jul 25, 12, 7:22 am
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The Baha Mar project was definitely still under serious construction when I was staying at the Sheraton next door in May. I didn't know Hyatt had anything to do with it, though, most of it is being built with a seriously Chinese flavour (e.g. three Chinese banks have constructed brand new branches right across the street from the construction site).

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/bah...ark-2012-07-11

is an article from a few days ago which implies that the Hyatt is still part of the plan and still under construction.

The whole development looks way too Vegas for my tastes, ruining a large stretch of Cable Beach.
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Old Jul 25, 12, 8:08 am
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definitely looks to be happening:

bahamar website

definitely looks to be not my thing...
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Old Jul 25, 12, 8:26 am
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Is it possible they are positioning themselves much like the Atlantis complex? It seems this property will also have residences, or timeshares.

I was just looking forward to having a Hyatt relatively close by for quick weekends away, but this one doesn't look like it will be something I would enjoy.
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Old Apr 16, 14, 6:31 am
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Has anyone heard any updates on the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar?
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Old Apr 16, 14, 10:09 am
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Has anyone heard any updates on the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar?
They have a website up...says to be opening in December of this year.

http://bahamar.grand.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html
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Old Apr 16, 14, 10:29 am
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The entire resort including the casinos, rosewood hotel, etc. everything will open in Dec 2014.
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Old Apr 16, 14, 11:19 am
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Thanks...looks like the crowds could be pretty intense during high season as there are so many hotels/residences within the property. Will be interesting to hear some reviews from this one once it opens. I have a feeling I may end up there sometime next year, even if just for a long weekend since Southwest is now flying to the Bahamas and it would be a good use of the CP.
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Old Apr 16, 14, 12:49 pm
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is it bookable? What cat is it?
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Old Apr 16, 14, 1:05 pm
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is it bookable? What cat is it?
No it is not, and I can't find that info anywhere. I would guess (and hope) it would be like a lot of other Grand Hyatts and 25,000/night.
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Old Apr 17, 14, 7:12 am
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Been traveling regularly to Nassau for the last 2.5 years and have been able to watch the BahaMar project go from demolition to near completion. December 2014 is the opening date for sure. It won't slip because the Chinese are in charge of the entire project; BahaMar is a joint China/Bahamas project and the Chinese have brought in thousands of laborers to build it (it is surreal seeing Chinese signs everywhere in the islands). This will not be a little beach hideaway hotel thought (not even like One and Only). It is part of a huge complex with a Vegas like model... the whales gamble at the tables while the significant others relax at the beach, hit the spa or shop.

The Bahamas has a lot on the line with the entire project, including thousands of jobs. I just hope that these hotels do not go the way of the Four Seasons and Ritz Carlton Bahamas, who just could not maintain the customer service levels to be true to the brand. If you've eaten at Nobu at Atlantis, or visited OAOC The Bahamas is not really known for customer service.

It does look like a sweet hotel though and the whole complex looks amazing as the buildings are really taking shape and the gold course is finally looking like more than a sand pile.
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Old May 25, 14, 11:07 pm
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Cat 4. Seems pretty reasonable
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