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RPLA the only way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

denver,co
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RPLA the only way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Just got back Thursday and just let me say we made the right choice. Had such a hard choice between the RIU Cancun and the Palace. It shouldn't have been that hard. The minute you walk in you are in Paradise. The lobby is amazing. The rooms are nice and spottless. The service is unreal. Martha at the front desk was great and upgraded us to a oceanview balcony without even asking. The buffet was amazing. The waiters are there to push in your chair everytime you are up. The pools??WOW!!! When you stand at each end it looks like the pool is part of the ocean. You won't want to leave the hotel ever. The food , service and entertainment is 6 stars. I am in the Hotel Casino restaurant business, so I know good quality of food and service. I am picky too. This place was 6 stars. My only complaint was the Japanese restaurant. It was more like Safeway sushi. haha. Anyway I really reccomend staying away from the Riu Cancun!!! Does not compare. We went over there to use the disco and we just thought the hotel was pretty (trailer) compared to the Palace. Excuse my way of words but a lot of guests at the Palace felt the same. The lobby hot and muggy, the pools not half as nice. Ran back to the Palace!!! Any questions just let me know!!!

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1. Re: RPLA the only way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Welcome back, glad you had a great trip steelrman! Are you in withdrawal yet?

denver,co
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There are no words. We are already planning a trip in February!!! We have travelled many places over the years. Cancun is americanized but this was the nicest hotel we have stayed in. I could go on and on. We are just so glad we chose RPLA.

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I know how it feels to be back. Wish you were there instead, huh?

So... who makes the best drinks, in the hotel and at what bar?

I remember you saying you were only going to be able to eat dinner at the hotel one time since you were going to the Pirate Cruise one night and then something else another night(?). Did you stick to your original plan?

Did you go to Coco Bongos or any of the clubs with the hotel staff?

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Welcome back, I knew you'd be happy with your choice! Isn't it amazing?

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AWESOME.....we are SOOO excited. We finally decided on RPLA and leave on December 11th. Sounded great and ZsaZsa was convincing too! Glad you had an awesome time and we are very much looking forward to our trip...even more now. THANKS!

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Glad you had a great time!! I know you chose Cancun Valet for your airport transfers. We leave on Sat and also chose them where they there waiting for you??

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Forgot to ask how was the weather while you were there??

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Hi Steelrman,

Are you going to post a review on the RPLA link? It sounds like you had a great time, I'm so glad.

We go in two months!! I can't wait! Thanks for reporting back, it sounds better than ever. :-)

Ewizabeth

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9. Re: RPLA the only way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I knew you'd enjoy it. It is an awesome place.

I know what you mean about the Japanese restaurant. Everyone raved about it, but hubby and I were not that impressed. We have great Japanese here at home.

17 more days until we are there.

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10. Re: RPLA the only way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I am so happy for you! Did your daughter have fun?