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Radisson or renaissance?

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Radisson or renaissance?

Hi my husband, 22 month old baby and I are going to aruba in July and would like to know which is a better hotel and area to stay in the radisson resort or renaissance resort? We dont care about clubs we do care about good food restaurants, market places ...Can anybody please give us some advise? Thanks

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1. Re: Radisson or renaissance?

The Ren is downtown. You leave the hotel and exit on to the street. There's a private island/beach that you may take a boat to.

The Rad is located on Palm Beach. Right on the beach. You can walk to all of the other hotels, casinos, restaurants, etc. on Palm Beach from here.

The Rad would be my choice.

I like being able to walk right out on to the beach whenever I want to.

Happy planning and enjoy.

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2. Re: Radisson or renaissance?

Concerning the hotels, I think the Renaissance is now adults only. The timeshare units are across the street and in a nice quiet area. Those units are nice and it is fun being downtown. You may enjoy the Radison better. If you stay there, rent a car. If not it will be taxi and/or the bus. If downtown you could walk to most places. We will be there again in July too.

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3. Re: Radisson or renaissance?

I would also choose the Radisson. The beach is right there. At the Ren, you have to take a boat to the beach. With a 22 month old, I'd rather not do that. Lots of activities in the Palm Beach area. I think you and your husband will really like the Radisson.

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4. Re: Radisson or renaissance?

The Radisso by far . Downtown would be too crazy for the little one.

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5. Re: Radisson or renaissance?

Actually ~ the Ocean Suites are away from the main road ( away from the noise), on the water. There is a small beach, along with two pools. The suites are fully equipped with a kitchen area ~ microwave, stovetop, kitchen utensils, fridge and a seating area. There is a conv. store about 100 feet away, that is perfect for stocking up , etc.

We like the Ren, because we feel that we have the best of boat worlds. We love being in town, close to everything. The Private Island is amazing and there is never an issue with it being too crowded.

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6. Re: Radisson or renaissance?

I would pick the Radisson - with the little one it would be alot easier at the Radisson since you could be on the beach and have access to your room at any given time without having to take a boat to/from the private island that the Renaissance has.

Lots of good restaurants at the Radisson and also walkable from the Radisson.

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7. Re: Radisson or renaissance?

Hands down, choose the Radison. The two hotels are not really comparable.



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