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Occidental Grand Turquesa

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Occidental Grand Turquesa

Is there a difference if you fly with Air Transat? They call it part of the distinction collection which comes with some extras...is this true?

Is this reost a true 4 plus star or more like a 3? The pool area, beach and restaurants look good..can anyone verify.

Was there a lot of damage to the resort?

Yoir comments and responses would be greatly appreciated.

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1. Re: Occidental Grand Turquesa

As far as the star rating..this is what we found out.

4+ stars for Conquest, Holasun and Sugnature Vacations

4 stars for Airtrans, Air Canada, Nolitours, Sunquest, Sunwing, Tours Mount Royal

Given that it gets a mix of both 4 and 4+, I'd say it was a nice 4 star for Cuba. If you have never been to Cuba then it may seem like a 3 - 4 star since all Cuba hotels are different than the D.R or Mexico. We personally love Cuba and go out of our way to travel there but some people have made the comments before who are not familiar.

I've seen photos of this hotel and spoken to people who have returned recently so we feel confident that our trip at New Years will be great and we will still have a fabulous time.

Don't know about Airtrans distinction collection, sorry

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According to the Transat web site:


Your all inclusive, plus

• Concierge service

• 5 guaranteed reservations/week for à la carte dining

• Separate check-in/check out

• Late check-out or hospitality room

• Beach towels in room upon arrival

• Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)

• Welcome letter and distinct identification bracelet

• 25% discount on massages

• Safety deposit box

We have booked through Transat for New Years. Hopefully what they promise is what they give. I've got a print-out of the extras to take down with me, just in case.

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Thank you for your responses. Really appreciate it!!

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My husband and I stayed there 2 years ago and loved it.....very clean....food good and the people are awsome!!

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