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Renaissance resort in Aruba

Discussion in 'Caribbean Timesharing' started by topmom101, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. topmom101

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    Hi all, I have the chance to grab a week at the Renaissance thru an II exchange. I have always wanted to stay there and am very tempted but I am curious about a couple of things. The 1 bedroom is listed as having a limited kitchen. Can someone describe exactly what that means? I like to cook a few meals in my room, would that be possible? This would be the final week of 3 weeks in Aruba and I would be coming from a 1 bedroom at the Surf Club with probably lots of groceries.

    Also, I usually stay in Palm and Eagle beach. Would a whole week in town be too much? Is parking easy and convenient?

    Any information would be appreciated. Thank you.
     
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    Check out www.aruba-bb.com I don't know whether the Ren has designated parking but they put in paid parking downtown.
     
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    The kitchen has pretty much everything except an oven. Parking is convenient right outside the resort. I've stayed at Eagle Beach, Palm Beach and Renaissance. I actually prefer the Renaissance because the private island beach terrific and not crowded like Palm Beach. Plenty of restaurants, shopping etc to walk to. A week is not too long.
     
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    Full size fridge?
     
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    The fridge isnt a full size, more like an apartment size with a separate freezer. We had no problem with a large amount of groceries.
     
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    Thank you. That was my main concern.
     
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    We own there and love it. Newly remodeled rooms; email me and I can shoot you pictures of the rooms. Plenty to do downtown, and you can always rent a car to go someplace or take public transportation. Grab the exchange, you won't regret it. There is plenty of parking at the Ren; no need to use the paid public parking. If you get there and can't find a place, just tell the doorman and they'll take care of it for you.
     
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    We found cooking there possible, but a little challenging. It did have stovetop burners, but almost no counter space. Limited kitchenware.

    Rooms are small, but the private island beach was awesome.
     

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