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The Palladium is wonderful!

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The Palladium is wonderful!

Hola!

Just arrived back from a week at the Palladium. Upon arrival we were upgraded to the Royal Suites! I can't say enough about the staff and their effort to ensure that we had a great holiday. Front desk staff were very accommodating despite some of the bad experiences posted by others! We fell in love with two of the animation staff - Ali and Marie (although we heard through the grapevine that Marie is leaving in two weeks). We spoke to the staff and they reinforced that they appreciate tips in pesos. We tipped generously especially with the room cleaning staff; they work long hours and very hard. They actually changed our sheets every day despite our suggesting it wasn't necessary.

We had less than great weather - huge storm with gale winds and rain for 2 1/2 days. Despite the rain went on the Las Caletas tour (heaven) and spent some time exploring Bucerias! We took the bus from the Palladium to Bucerias which is worth the experience. More fun than a taxi!

We had friends staying in Building 3 so spent time at both the Suites site and the main site. We would definitely upgrade to the Suites if we go back next year if only for the fact that it is smaller and relatively self-contained with their own heated pool, restaurant, etc. It depends what you are looking for but we enjoyed how quiet it was in comparison to the main area. The food in the buffet was very good. I'm not sure why some have complained, there really was something for everyone, we certainly never went hungry!

The beach is small and the ocean was quite rough this past week probably due to the storm front..

We went to the Italian and Japanese restaurants. The Sushi is great and loved the food we chose in the Italian. The beach BBQ was our favorite, don't miss it! If you are in the Suites you have priority for all of the a la carte restaurants including the BBQ as you can make reservations.

All in all we really had no complaints and would go back in a heartbeat! The Mexicans are beautiful people.

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1. Re: The Palladium is wonderful!

Just wondering what the rooms where like in building 3 [separate sitting area?] and what room your friends had [ oceanview? ] as we will be staying in that building when we go in April and may try requesting a certain room ...Thanks

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2. Re: The Palladium is wonderful!

Hi, Our friend had room no. 3102 - very nice; not oceanview! Everyone we met in building 3 were happy with their rooms - you won't be disappointed.

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Hi sunlover085,

Glad you had a wonderful vacation at the Palladium. I agree with you that the staff are friendly and very helpful. Did you try the fondue, yummy? Not sure why people complain about the buffet, we always find there is a large selection to choose from. The breakfast selection is wonderful. Cheers

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Hiya,

Didn't know they had fondue until the night we were leaving! Heard it was great. I think that that would be a wonderful reason (excuse) to return next year! I am already lonely for the people and their kindnesses, the flowers, the ocean, etc.! It's -20 here today, though sunny!

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5. Re: The Palladium is wonderful!

There's a chocolate fondue?????

Where would this be?

Michele

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6. Re: The Palladium is wonderful!

Hi,

The fondue is on the menu at the restaurant in the Royal Suites. Not sure if they have chocolate but they definitely have cheese. We stayed in the Suites but never had dinner at the restaurant there!

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