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can't remember hotel name!

please help! this should be very easy, as this hotel's pretty unique: it's run by students who are in school, majoring in hospitality management.

the name and (if possible) impressions/reviews of the hotel would be appreciated!

thanks :)

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1. Re: can't remember hotel name!

The hotel is Acaademy hotel

http://www.academyhotelcuracao.com/

It is a small hotel in downtown Punda. It is not on the sea shore nor close to a beach but it is in the centre of the island culture and shopping area.

I have not stayed there but take a coffee there whenever I have a chance. The students are keen and usually very skillful. They are closely supervised.

The hotel is sponsered by many tourist industry companies to help address the shortage of well trained Hotel/Restaurant/Catering trained staff. There has been more construction of new hotel than the growth in availability of staff. Labour has had to be imported.

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2. Re: can't remember hotel name!

thanks! i knew one of the trip advisor experts would know. i'm going to get on their website.

now, maybe you or someone else can answer this: is the hotel a short walk to the beach, is a rental needed, is a shuttle provided, or is a cab the way to go?

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3. Re: can't remember hotel name!

Curacao is rather large.

The hotel is in the middle of town. There are no real easily accessible beaches in town. To enjoy a day at the beach you will need to travel.

A rental would be very convenient but you are also near the bus depot. The bus service is reliable, safe and clean but not flexible.

Whatever hotel you choose, rent a car for a few days and explore at leisure. It is worth it.

I am not sure what parking facilities the hotel offers.

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