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Harborside Atlantis - Phase I or II?

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Harborside Atlantis - Phase I or II?

I have been in touch with a timeshare owner who has a 2br lock-off in phase 2 for rent. He said he can also request a condo in phase 1 if we prefer.

Is one better than the other? Location? Quality? I assume that phase 2 is newer, is it better kept?

Also, there have been some shady looking pictures posted of Harborside condos lately on Trip Advisor. Does anyone know if owners units are different from the units that are rented out by the Atlantis?

If you were in a party of 4 adults and could spend 7 nights in a 2br, 2 bath Harborside condo, or 5 nights in a shared room at the Royal Towers, which would you choose?

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1. Re: Harborside Atlantis - Phase I or II?

Harborside is on the other side of Atlantis as

you know. With your parents issues, you

will have to take the Atlantis shuttle back

and forth to the pools/slides/beach. You

will waste time going back and forth.

I never stayed at HS but it's not centrally

located to anything at Atlantis. Why not

just stay at the RT and be closer to

everything?

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2. Re: Harborside Atlantis - Phase I or II?

At HS we will be able to stay an extra 2 days, so we feel like that will compensate for the extra time spent waiting for the shuttle. My mom loves lazy rivers, so I have a feeling on most days we would be taking the shuttle at least once or twice anyway.

Also there are 4 adults traveling together. For the same price as one room at RT for 5 nights, we can get a 2br 2 bath condo that has 3x the square footage for 7 nights.

We thought the pros of staying at the condos outweigh the cons, but I will certainly take your comments into consideration. Thanks.

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3. Re: Harborside Atlantis - Phase I or II?

The benefits of Harborside far outweigh any transportation issues. More room, washer/dryer, full kitchens. Typically you reserve the phase you own in. They are rehabbing phase 1 units ,so things may be different now.

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4. Re: Harborside Atlantis - Phase I or II?

I've stayed in R/T and Harborside and would highly suggest Harborside over R/T. Shuttles are frequent. You have a zero-entry pool that is rarely crowded. Proximtiy to Marina Village is great and best of all the ammenities in the Harborside unit. If just two of you were staying, R/T might work, but with four people, Harborside is the way to go. Atlantis is vast, therefore with mobility issues, you'll have to use every resource you can, no matter where you choose to stay e.g elevators, scooters, w/c's , shuttles etc. Whichever you decide on I hope that you have a great trip!!!

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5. Re: Harborside Atlantis - Phase I or II?

I would stay at HS just for the 2 extra days. As far as the renovations they are not staring until the end of this month but I find that hard to beleive they would do it during the heavy season.

The shuttle is great as it comes frequently however due yourself a favor, at night if you go to the casino or marketplace to eat....walk through the marina every chance you get, it's worth the exercise.

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6. Re: Harborside Atlantis - Phase I or II?

With four adults, you'll have a much more pleasant vacation at Harborside. It will definitely be less luxurious, but having separate bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a kitchen will make the overall experience much nicer.

And as another poster said, they are rehabbing Phase I. It just started, so the likelihood of getting a rehabbed room is very low.

There are tradeoffs between phase 1 and 2. Phase 1 is older, but has better views. Phase 2 is more modern, but is further from the pickup point for the shuttles.

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