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Live from Iberostar Grand June 8 to June 14!

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Live from Iberostar Grand June 8 to June 14!

Hola! Arrive here yesterday after a last minute switch from Excellence Playa Mujeres in Cancun due to the iffy forecast there! (Looks like it's okay right now tho but we had booked a two story terrace private pool room and we didn't want to take the chance of not being able to use it...)

First impressions:

Loving it! The hotel shows it's age a bit and the check in process was painfully slow but done be put off by that. The feel is very tropical and upscale and the service has been the best we have ever encountered so far.

After one quick visit from our butler Henry,all of our request and preference were taken care of! This included but was limited to: mini bar stocking, wine and champagne in room, dinner reservations and having our balcony light disabled. (We hate sitting out at night on balconies that are automatically lit...)

We have had turn down service twice last night and the room service we preordered for breakfast has just arrived at our door -right on time!

AMAZING! What more could you ask for? Beautiful beach and facilities, delicious food and outstanding service and sunshine to? We are loving it!

Phoenix, Arizona
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1. Re: Live from Iberostar Grand June 8 to June 14!

We will be there in 17 days. How is the beach? Have you gone to the other iberostar properties are they close, any casino? What room is a good choice? Enjoy your trip!

Marie

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2. Re: Live from Iberostar Grand June 8 to June 14!

Good move playitagain, I just returned from 6 soaking days in Mexico. Wish I could have switched. Still got a tan though! Have a great trip.

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3. Re: Live from Iberostar Grand June 8 to June 14!

Did you have any problems getting dinner reservations? We are heading there in September and have read that some people have had problems getting decent reservation times. Thanks and enjoy your trip?

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4. Re: Live from Iberostar Grand June 8 to June 14!

playitagain....good to hear from you. I can't blame you from switching and you picked a great all-inclusive with a better beach.....BUT....be sure and book Excellence Playa Mujeres when the weather improves and the construction is done. It's a very special resort. So many places to visit....it's tough! Enjoy!!

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5. Re: Live from Iberostar Grand June 8 to June 14!

I too am curious about the reservation situation for the restaurants any tips you can provide would be appreciated enjoy.......

Marie

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6. Re: Live from Iberostar Grand June 8 to June 14!

Marie

The beach is truly fantastic! We haven't been to the other resorts but they are right next door...our butler offered to arrange transport by golf cart to the night club but we're staying here! I believe there is a casino there...

Stoney Creek
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7. Re: Live from Iberostar Grand June 8 to June 14!

No problem getting all of our dinner reservations -I emailed the resort 2 days before we came and all of them were waiting for us on arrival...I posted a long reply earlier but it got lost with a bad internet connection...having too much fun to type it all again!

I wasn't sure we would like the butlers but they have been winderful! We came back to our room twice now with a beautiful bath waiting and wine and champagne chilling in a bucket!

Definitely a great spot for a romantic getaway....

Misses: service at the Italian while delicious was too rushed for our tastes and one afternoon we came back to our room for a 'siesta' put the do not disturb sign out but the door was knocked on twice...didn't like that.

The SurfnTurf restaurant service was luxurious and we'll-paced

Stoney Creek
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8. Re: Live from Iberostar Grand June 8 to June 14!

Tingly

Have been to EPM several times and we will definitely go back - you cannot beat those 2 story terrace rooms! They are the best rooms we have encountered and we do like to spend time in our room!

So far this place is giving it a run for its money...this is probably our new alternate although we have enjoyed majestic Elegance and cozumel palace too...it would depend on price and what the vacation is about...eg diving or total relaxation or more lively atmosphere...

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9. Re: Live from Iberostar Grand June 8 to June 14!

Tingy that was an autocorrect to tingly lol

Iberostar grand is quiet lovely resort for total relaxation

Stoney Creek
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10. Re: Live from Iberostar Grand June 8 to June 14!

Janine

Sorry you had rain - that's a bummer...