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SlyGuy at EPM

Ottawa, Canada
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SlyGuy at EPM

Well we made it after flight delayed 3 hrs out of Ottawa...

One quick note on airport transfer from Nolitours was fine. Private minivan with 2 other couples direct to EPM so save yourselves $70 or $80 bucks. Great ride in about 25 mins.

We arrived at 0230 am and was extremely happy to order room services with bottle of wine. Even ordered breakfast this morning and now the sun is out so gonna hit the pool.

This place is absolutely amazing, much better than pictures. Room 7321 facing La Amada with oceanview non EC Club but still great.

Will keep you posted.

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1. Re: SlyGuy at EPM

Glad to arrived safely albeit a bit late

Keep living the dream and pop in when you can

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2. Re: SlyGuy at EPM

We stayed in the same section as you and enjoyed the balcony in the mornings. Looking forward to your posts. Hope you enjoy your stay.

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3. Re: SlyGuy at EPM

How was the pool temp this afternoon?

Did you ask in advance to be placed in building 7? We are also non EC and arriving next week.

BR

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4. Re: SlyGuy at EPM

Glad you made it. We were so sad to leave on Saturday. Enjoy your stay!

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5. Re: SlyGuy at EPM

BR we sent an email 2 Weeks ago and req bldg 7.

Had a great night last night. Dinner at the Grill, steaks not bad, not great. Few drinks at the show, great atmoshpere. Lots of great people.

Weather is fantastic this morning. Room service for breakfast. Now heading to the gym then the beach.

Note that the reserve the pool chair at 6 am is still on here... nothing available at 0900 hrs.... Oh well.

Tonight is carribean night so should be lots of fun.

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6. Re: SlyGuy at EPM

I noticed the chair thing got worse as the week went on but for us it was because of the cool wind from the north. Unless we got up early, you could not get a chair out at our pool (bldg 8) because it was somewhat sheltered from the wind which I think is the same scenario with bldg 7. . Also, they should have more chairs out there IMO. But, if you walk around to other areas of the resort, you could always find a chair.

Ottawa, Canada
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7. Re: SlyGuy at EPM

JNeil, the chair issue was all around the resort, but only with the nice cushy chairs. You could still get a chair in the water. Yesterday we just grabbed two of those and moved them out of the water to a good spot.

Today, we lucked out near the Spa-Pool bar and found an empty bed.

The chair thing isn´t a big issue, more annoying that folks do this at this resort. If you don´t use the chair for 3 hours, let someone else use it...

Weather was great today, other than a bit of rain for 10 mins. Resort is almost full so a great atmosphere with lots of happy people.

The pool is cool but with the sun and warm weather, I actually love it like this.

Carribean night so gotta go get ready. Have to say that it is absolutely true that the staff and service at this resort is the best we have seen.

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8. Re: SlyGuy at EPM

Glad to hear all the positive Live info. We are just about to leave for the airport and thought we would check out TA one more time! Should be at the resort by 3:00p.m. if all goes well. See you at the pool bar!!!

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9. Re: SlyGuy at EPM

Great night last night. Although rain on and off and carribean night had to move inside, lots of people showed up. We actually didn't stick around for the buffet as not much to eat so we ended up at Toscana the Italian place and WOW... Great service and food.

Still love to have coffee on the balcony in the morning with that ocean view. Just priceless.

Today we'll do the gym, pool thing and book some spa stuff.... should be great.

Weather is a bit cloudy but still extremely warm which is great.

Cheers.

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10. Re: SlyGuy at EPM

Well, a bit of a late start today as we enjoyed last night very, very much... Had dinner at Spice which was alright (I guess it depends what you order there), then played a bit of roulette at Casino night. Also watched the Magician Show and met some nice folks from Quebec and ended up at the disco. A few tequilla shots later, we made it back to the room quite late LOL.

Didn't feel too bad getting up late this morning as the weater isn't very nice right now. So we ended up going to the spa for a couple's massage which was wonderful.

Will be lazy this afternoon, read a book and recuperate...