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Hotel Help - Hyatt Zilara vs Sun Palace vs. El Dorado Royale

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Hotel Help - Hyatt Zilara vs Sun Palace vs. El Dorado Royale

Hi Everybody,

Looking for some advice. We are flying in and need a place to stay from two nights. After two nights we are spending 5 nights at Banyan Tree Myokoba. I am having a very hard time choosing hotels. This is for our honey moon, but I am looking for a little contrast to Banyan tree. The hotels I was thinking : Hyatt Zilara, Sun Palace, El Dorado Royale. Any other suggestions would be appreciated.

Thoughts on which one I should pick? They all seem to be in the same price range.

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1. Re: Hotel Help - Hyatt Zilara vs Sun Palace vs. El Dorado Royale

In Cancun, IMHO, I'd choose the Sun Palace of your options... ;-)

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2. Re: Hotel Help - Hyatt Zilara vs Sun Palace vs. El Dorado Royale

Sun a Palace hands down!!!!

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3. Re: Hotel Help - Hyatt Zilara vs Sun Palace vs. El Dorado Royale

Sun was nice but areas were a bit run down. The Hyatt Zilara intrigues me and looks very nice. I wouldn't count that one out.

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4. Re: Hotel Help - Hyatt Zilara vs Sun Palace vs. El Dorado Royale

I'm going with El Dorado - but hands down stay at the Casitas section! You will LOVE it! See my reviews... We are contemplating our third trip .

I must also mention that we have considered Sun Palace and it's even in the running for our next trip.

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6. Re: Hotel Help - Hyatt Zilara vs Sun Palace vs. El Dorado Royale

Would recommend SP. Zilara still a bit of wild card after transfer from Royal. Cannot comment on el dorado royale.

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7. Re: Hotel Help - Hyatt Zilara vs Sun Palace vs. El Dorado Royale

just make sure you go to Banyan Tree after those 3. Never downgrade at the end of a vacation, and you are talking about very different hotel levels...

None of my business, but that's a very different combo of hotels. Why not a place like Le Blanc or the newer Secrets the Vine?

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8. Re: Hotel Help - Hyatt Zilara vs Sun Palace vs. El Dorado Royale

I actually ended up going with Live Aqua for the first two nights, and then heading to Banyan Tree Myokoba for the next 5. I was thinking Secrets the Vine as well, but I got a good deal at Live Aqua - Aqua Suite. Le Blanc was sold out for those dates.

It's such a tough decision with so many different choices!

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9. Re: Hotel Help - Hyatt Zilara vs Sun Palace vs. El Dorado Royale

Just returned from the Hyatt Zilara today- it was our second visit after 6 years when the property was the Royal Cancun.

The hotel is exactly the same with beautiful rooms, gorgeous ocean views and a fantastic beach. Many of the employees we met during our first visit are still there and the attitude among them is wonderful.

We had dinner at the Chef's plate and one of our table mates related how the staff replaced their bed when they complained it was too lumpy! Sincere service with a smile is the norm.

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10. Re: Hotel Help - Hyatt Zilara vs Sun Palace vs. El Dorado Royale

sounds like a great choice. Would love to read a trip report comparing both places!