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What is the best resort in Bodrum (Turkey)?

Old Feb 25, 17, 2:56 pm
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This is odd. I just checked the Amanruya calendar for 2017 and didn't find a single available date from now thru June when I stopped checking.

I had thought Bodrum luxury hotels might drop in price in 2017 but I didn't find that to be true, at least where I checked. Conversely, the Park Hyatt Istanbul is a remarkable 157 euros for dates in June.
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Old Feb 25, 17, 6:35 pm
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Bodrum is seen as a safe place to visit. Istanbul less so.
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Old Feb 25, 17, 11:05 pm
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I'm still perplexed about Amanruya having no availability from today going forward.
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Old Feb 25, 17, 11:11 pm
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Originally Posted by SanDiego1K View Post
I'm still perplexed about Amanruya having no availability from today going forward.
Could be an IT issue or res management issue. Maybe try ringing the hotel directly and speak to the res mgr.
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Old Feb 26, 17, 12:08 pm
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either they are not open during off-season, or their online system does not accept early reservations.

you should contact management directly and book your room. depending on your dates in june, it will be eid holidays here in Turkey and all hotels will be booked during that week, but not now, you can probably find places at least until around May.
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Old Feb 26, 17, 4:37 pm
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When does Ruya normally open for the season?
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Old Mar 3, 17, 12:54 am
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Originally Posted by aa213bb View Post
When does Ruya normally open for the season?
Finally took it upon myself to call Aman. As per Aman central reservations, Amanruya will be close the entirety of 2017.
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Old Mar 3, 17, 12:56 am
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Originally Posted by aa213bb View Post
Finally took it upon myself to call Aman. As per Aman central reservations, Amanruya will be close the entirety of 2017.
Strange -- why?
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Old Mar 3, 17, 1:17 am
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Originally Posted by scented View Post
Strange -- why?
No further details were forthcoming - does anyone on here (we have some well connected members) have additional information?
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Old Mar 3, 17, 4:57 am
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thanks aa213bb

MO's current seasons >

A apr
B may weekday / oct
C may weekend / jun / sep 5-30
D jun weekend
E jun 24 - sep 4

310 _415 _625 _835 1095 72m2 garden room
410 _515 _725 _935 1295 72m2 sea room
510 _615 _825 1035 1395 93m2 panoramic apartment
810 1015 1325 1635 2095 94m2 jr suite with pool

(villa rates not showing) makes amanruya look cheap

MO bodrum & MO marrakech have 2 spa suites
wonder if they have after hours access to spas
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Old Mar 3, 17, 6:41 am
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Originally Posted by aa213bb View Post
Finally took it upon myself to call Aman. As per Aman central reservations, Amanruya will be close the entirety of 2017.
Thank you. That's not what I wanted to hear but now I know to make other arrangements.
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Old Mar 3, 17, 8:03 am
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Originally Posted by aa213bb View Post
No further details were forthcoming - does anyone on here (we have some well connected members) have additional information?
Could be something to do with the owners (husband and wife architects who designed the resort). I heard they split up, so it could be that the resort suffered from the divorce and is now in litigation limbo?
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Old Mar 4, 17, 7:19 am
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I heard from someone at Aman that the resort was losing a lot of money.
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Old Mar 5, 17, 8:06 am
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Originally Posted by Londonjetsetter View Post
I heard from someone at Aman that the resort was losing a lot of money.
i would not be surprised. Bodrum has very little off-season, and if they keep it open year round there is no way they can handle expenses. If they close for winter there is still a lot of upkeep for a property such as Amanruya.

Bodrum has always been the choice of mainly Turkish vacationers when it comes to high class properties, international visitors usually choose more middle class properties and boats. And while you see lots of news and hype around MO in Turkey, I don't hear or remember Aman ever being talked about.

They do 0 PR locally, and Bodrum has a long way to go in terms of being a luxury destination choice internationally.
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Old Mar 5, 17, 10:44 am
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Originally Posted by tcmb99 View Post
Bodrum has always been the choice of mainly Turkish vacationers when it comes to high class properties...hype around MO in Turkey, I don't hear or remember Aman ever being talked about. They do 0 PR locally, and Bodrum has a long way to go in terms of being a luxury destination choice internationally.
amanruya does only have 36/38 'rooms'

luxury properties can have very high operating costs
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