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Live From The Grand Princess

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Wellington, Florida
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Live From The Grand Princess

It's absolutely beautiful, but the rooms are not ready. No amenities.

No transportation on resort or to playa; no watersports;

Six couples checked in Monday - three checked out Tuesday

Food and beverage service is excellent. Staff wonderful, but cannot fix plumbing, air conditioning, etc.

Thai/Seafood;swiss restaurants not open.

Beach good/no palapas-chairs

Sorry- wish I had better news.

I cannot answer specific questions at this time - too many problems

Boston, MA
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1. Re: Live From The Grand Princess

Oh no! Not great news. I hope you make the best of it and enjoy your vacation. Thank you for posting.

Embarrass, Minnesota
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Oh my, I am crushed by the reports of the wedding night! I hope the honeymoon gets better...can you imagine 2 weeks without a palapa? I could do 2 weeks if I stayed hydrated however that plumbing issue is a deal breaker.

Everyone got trip insurance?

KTF! LIG! Now we get to see who has Viking blood ....or just a glass of wine!

Wisconsin
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3. Re: Live From The Grand Princess

Aw crud. Well, perhaps you can complain and they may give you a return trip back at either a very discounted rate or for free - it is worth asking. Sorry to hear that things are not going well for you, hope you can still enjoy some of it anyways. Any future reports are greatly appreciated.

Northfield, New...
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Drinks, food, warm weather, beach, water...

Hmmm...I think I could handle that.

Indianapolis, IN
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5. Re: Live From The Grand Princess

This makes me a little nervous. I'm leaving for the GRP one month from today. Hopefully they will have all of their issues worked out by then, but I don't know . . . I'm thinking I need to start reading the fine print of my insurance policy!

Wisconsin
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6. Re: Live From The Grand Princess

They can get a lot done in one month. The next few weeks will tell alot about how fast they are working to resolve any remaining issues with the opening.

san diego, ca
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7. Re: Live From The Grand Princess

Lazy Gal,

First, THANK YOU so much for taking the time to post. With that many amenities missing, I personally, would be working a deal for free return vouchers.

I wish you had better news for your immediate situation. We aren't going until April, and I'm glad to hear there is a pretty beach, ect....

I hope the rest of your time works well for you.

Toronto, Canada
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awhhhhh @#$%& !!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm there in 3 weeks, not sure how much they can fix in that amount of time.

THANK YOU SOooooo much for letting us know (I think?)

What a huge disappointment.

I wonder what our options are? I wonder where the 3 couples went? I wonder what's up with the rooms? I wonder what's up with no watersports? I wonder what is up with the kids club? I wonder, I wonder ......

I have 4 kids to keep entertained for a week ....

Hmmm,

Sunny

Buffalo, NY
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9. Re: Live From The Grand Princess

I bet a lot will be fixed in a month. They can put out chairs, open up the 2 restaurants and get people up to par by then. Certainly some things might still not be in place but overall- a month is a long time.

Wellington, Florida
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10. Re: Live From The Grand Princess

Nice to know some of you don't need a toilet. For those that do and would lke to take a shower, check with your travel agents.

Yes, the resort will grow, improve and change day to day.

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Safes are big enough for laptops with plenty room left over

No menus/no maps YET

Distance to airport 30 minutes/30 miles

Beach bar not open - no beach service-no platinum service -NONE

Nice lobby bar/ports bar for pre dinner drinks

The food really is excellent - Best so far at Asian restaurant

No bicycles - no inner resort golf cart/transport

No phone working to make dinner reservations/don't need them -YET

No excursion desk

Closest dive shop (Sandos 1-2 mile walk)

Noshops open -Yet

Plenty of fresh fruit.

BRING DEET - they have not sprayed for mosquitos

Yes =- Disco - nightly entertainment-kid's club -animation team

(very nice too few people here to use services)

LOOK - plenty of staff - they really aim to please, but these are building issues. I am trying to make the best of this - I'm still here - didn't bail.

Don't appreciate the comments from the regular board trolls. I stay out of your threads - try to do the same.