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Ritz Carlton coming to the former Hyatt Dorado Beach prop.

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Ritz Carlton coming to the former Hyatt Dorado Beach prop.

The total cost of this project to transform the former Hyatt Dorado Beach and Cerromar Hotel will cost approx. 1.5 billion dollars. Below is a link to the story:

www.caribbeanbusinesspr.com/news02.php…

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1. Re: Ritz Carlton coming to the former Hyatt Dorado Beach prop.

Good to hear that someone is going to reopen the hotels. Loved Dorado beach and the river pool at Cerromar.

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2. Re: Ritz Carlton coming to the former Hyatt Dorado Beach prop.

Wonder what will happen at the old Cerromar? Hopefully a casino will be part of the plan!

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3. Re: Ritz Carlton coming to the former Hyatt Dorado Beach prop.

Thanks for the link. I noticed it said that details would be be made available on "Saturday". I'm assuming they meant Saturday, August 2. I've done a search for that article, but so far no luck. Would love to hear some of the details. Have you seen anything new? Thanks!

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4. Re: Ritz Carlton coming to the former Hyatt Dorado Beach prop.

I received an email from HVC with info stating that the Cerromar will be completely demolished and re-built as a Fairmont Hotel & Casino. No timetable was mentioned.

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5. Re: Ritz Carlton coming to the former Hyatt Dorado Beach prop.

Thanks for your response. I assume that by "HVC" you mean Hyatt Vacation Club. I also own a Hyatt timeshare at Hacienda del Mar, but have not received an email as yet.

So excited that they are doing something with the Cerromar. Hopefully things will get moving soon...although you know about "island time". We do miss all the amenities.

I'd appreciate your forwarding any information you receive.

Thanks,

Cathy

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6. Re: Ritz Carlton coming to the former Hyatt Dorado Beach prop.

Thanks, PR Explorer, for this great update! Looking forward to seeing it happen!

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7. Re: Ritz Carlton coming to the former Hyatt Dorado Beach prop.

Me and my husband have owned at the Hacienda Hyatt for 10 years. We were there during my week 44 last November and were appalled by the lack of maintenance and that the grotto Jacuzzi was not operating. Split my week this year and just returned from a 4 day/3 night stay in September 2008.

The Cerromar property has been completely enclosed with a chain link fence, the lazy river and kids water slide, the grotto jacuzzi and all upper pools are completely shut. The kids playground is sitting behind the fence just several feet away from the timeshare not accessible. The restaurants, on site market, shuttle bus, and the daily newspaper all gone. No showers with running water operational when you retrun from the beach before jumping back into the the only remaining pool. My kids were completely bored.

Its bad enough that the swim up bar, the exotic birds, and the on site casino have already been taken from us in years past.

My question is, since there are 2,500 "Owners" of our timeshare, and the fact that Hyatt has failed to provide us with the level of service that we were buying when we bought, can we as owners vote out Hyatt? Is Hyatt the actual owner of the property or is it another owner?

We also own at Aruba Marriot and in Westgate in Orlando, and we are loyal timeshare owners for over 20 years. Wonder if we could force Hyatt to sell or relinquish their interest in this property in favor of another brand, like Marriot or Sheraton. We met a couple who owns Hyatt in Key West and they were not aware of the "deteriorated" condition at Dorado and were upset nobody at Go-Hyatt informed them as loyal owners.

Maybe the new owners, Ritz Carlton-Fairmount will actually take the responsibility to keep us as happy timeshare owners, let us spend money in their new casinos, restaurants and golf courses. If they truly restore our amenities, or enhance it, will this be available to us without any additional fee?

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8. Re: Ritz Carlton coming to the former Hyatt Dorado Beach prop.

Best thing to do is complain to Hyatt formally. Send a well-written, documented letter and express your concerns/complaints. If you can possibly supply the names of tenants/timeshare owners who are in agreement, it would add weight to your complaint.

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