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View from the HGVC or bHC Balcony

Discussion in 'Hilton Grand Vacations Club / HGVC' started by CalGalTraveler, Oct 30, 2018.

  1. Sandy VDH

    Sandy VDH TUG Review Crew: Elite TUG Member

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    Yeah I read that closer after they gave me a ground floor unit. I went by the description on TUG that was incorrect, but I have since had it corrected. I would figure as an Elite, if I requested a second Floor unit, they might actually give me my request. So much for being Elite. I was never treated so poorly as I was at KL. I finally got my unit at 530 pm, and not what I requested. I checked in at 1230 pm. Other people kept getting keys and checking in, not sure why my issue was.
     
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    Bummer, as Elite you should've been treated better.
     
  3. buzglyd

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    A plus unit at KL could be on the first floor but an end unit. To me that's preferable to a 2nd floor unit. I used to get the Premier at KL but now I just get regular because the ground floor is nice to just be able to walk outside from your patio.
     
  4. Sandy VDH

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    I did not get an end unit. I got a unit in the middle. I definitely booked a plus unit. I agree with you I would just book a regular unit next time.
     
  5. SmithOp

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    I still have the promotional booklet from 2008, purchased pre-construction. They changed the building configurations to add 3 bedrooms later. The first two floors were all plus units with 1 bedrooms on the end.

    My preference now are the phase 2 std two br units, lowest point cost and I prefer the inside hallways. When waikablowa is going watch out for the front door slam when you have the lanai door open - whoosh!

    [​IMG]


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  6. Sandy VDH

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    Funny that when I exchanged in via RCI they game me a 2 BR Premier. When I stay that as a Elite HGVC owner I get a ground floor Plus. Seems like my choices are getting worse.
     
  7. SmithOp

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    I think its because the premier units are too many points, all the savvy premier owners book cheaper units. That leaves a lot of vacant premier units to dump into RCI.


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    Yeah, KL is the one place where I actually preferred staying on the ground floor. I loved being able to just walk outside from the patio, and my kids went out there quite a bit to throw a ball around. It was also convenient when using the grill to cook some dinner. To each their own...
     
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    Our view from a second floor unit in HGVC Kohala Suites building 18. Right beside clubhouse and pool. That's the pool to the right and the 11th tee box behind the tree in center left of the picture.

    Not using our HGVC ownership, but its an RCI exchange leftover from an ownership in another system that we sold a few years ago. Surprised we got a second floor unit with an RCI exchange.

    IMG_0376 copy.jpg
     
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    [​IMG]

    Carlsbad Seapointe 3rd floor.
     
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    HGVC at Sea World
    Here's one more view from our balcony at HGVC Kohala Suites on our check-in day last Saturday. Gotta love those Big Island sunsets.

    20190309_Hawaii_3395.jpg
     
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    That is a freakin' great picture! We will be at Kohala in May. I can only hope to see something this beautiful when we're there.

    Cheers.
     
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    One more from Seapointe
     
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    This is from Building 3 at Kings' Land, 3rd floor, 2-bedroon unit on August 4.[​IMG]

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