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Ranking the Top Timeshare Systems

Discussion in 'All Other Timeshare Systems' started by mesamirage, Oct 19, 2006.

  1. thinze3

    thinze3 Tug Review Crew TUG Member

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    You do know that Marriott has it's own points program now, and that all reservations within this program are done internally, not through II?
     
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    **Hyatt is adding some great locations.. Siesta Keys recently, Miami, and now a NEW Maui location is being built!!**
     
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    Unfortunately, if you buy resale with Marriott, you don't have access to DC points, which is a big disadvantage. At least with Starwood you can buy at a mandatory property and internally trade with other Starwood properties. With Hyatt or Hilton, if you have enough points, you can internally trade anywhere. This seems to be a big disadvantage from a relative standpoint unless you are buying to stay at the same TS every year or you externally trade through II (which some on the Marriott forum are saying it is becoming increasingly more difficult). Even if you are lucky enough to be able to buy points, the cost of the number required at a Marriott in Hawaii is quite expensive relative to the others mentioned with the exception of Hyatt, which doesn't have a property there yet (in the process of development).


    [/B]OTE=thinze3;1481717]You do know that Marriott has it's own points program now, and that all reservations within this program are done internally, not through II?[/QUOTE]
     
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    Updated ranking possible?

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  5. DeniseM

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    This is an open thread, where anyone can express their opinion.
     
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    We own Hyatt, Marriott and Hilton. None of the hotel based systems have the quality of resorts that Hyatt does. Siesta Key, Aspen, Park Hyatt Beaver Creek, Maui and Sunset Harbor are amazing resorts. Some of them would be above 5 star or 5 Diamond. My only complaint with Hyatt is limited locations. Marriott has nice properties and lots of locations. They also have activities that are very good at most resorts. Hilton has the best website and booking sytem. We love to be able to book 12 nights or more and stay in the same room. We also love Vegas and Hilton has several properties there. Starwood has nice properties. Second to Hyatt. Overall I rank them 1-Hyatt, 2-Hilton, 3-Marriott and 4-Starwood.
     
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    Hyatt's New Maui Location is Amazing! Does another 5 star Quality resort for Hyatt Raise their ranking?
     
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    Sandy VDH TUG Review Crew: Elite TUG Member

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    HGVC is also suppose to be getting a Maui location. They have the land, But Maui politics is the issue, permitting is always the issue in Maui these days.
     
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  9. dioxide45

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    Was this ever a poll at one point? Seems some of the early threads indicate this may have been a poll, but I don't see it. Perhaps it was removed when transferred to Xenforo?
     
  10. mesamirage

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    I never setup a poll... back when I started the post I am not sure there was the option, I would just tally the numbers every few months. :) We should start a new poll and see where things are now for voting.
     
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    Four years later, my ranking has changed slightly. I would now place Hyatt first because of resort quality and unique locations. Westin drops to second, although still a strong showing. Marriott comes in third. Quality is generally a half notch below Hyatt and Westin, but very good locations. Hilton drops to fourth. Good locations, but resort quality is generally a half notch below that of Marriott.
     
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    Great job, Brian--and thanks so much! One could quibble with certain particulars here and there, but this is an excellent snapshot of the diverse and varied timeshare systems and provides a shorthand comparison of the various systems. Well done!
     
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    oh there has been plenty of quibbling! =D

    its been a fun project for sure! gotten so much help from members in creating this and hashing out the details!
     

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