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Old March 29th, 2012, 11:39 AM
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Does anyone know anything about this deal? I just want to make sure it's not some kind of time share deal.

Situated on Downtown Nassauís only Private Beach, and within walking distance of your cruise ship terminal, The British Colonial Hilton Nassauís Day Pass
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$50.00US
ADULTS DAY PASS ONLY
Exclusive Day Pass Package Includes:
-Use of beach chairs/pool chairs/ umbrellas
-One beach towel per customer
-Use of Kayaks and Floats
-$30usd Voucher for Food and Beverage


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Old March 29th, 2012, 12:10 PM
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Does anyone know anything about this deal? I just want to make sure it's not some kind of time share deal.

Situated on Downtown Nassauís only Private Beach, and within walking distance of your cruise ship terminal, The British Colonial Hilton Nassauís Day Pass
Hilton Day Pass
$50.00US
ADULTS DAY PASS ONLY
Exclusive Day Pass Package Includes:
-Use of beach chairs/pool chairs/ umbrellas
-One beach towel per customer
-Use of Kayaks and Floats
-$30usd Voucher for Food and Beverage


thanks!

Iit's not a time share.. it's a nice beach day at a quiet, private hotel.
THe Hilton is located within walking distance of the port. It's has a small private beach, a nice quiet pool. Cabanas, day beds, patio bar and grill and poolside/beachside service.

It's not a resort atmosphere.. no corny poolside games. Just a relaxing atmosphere. Not great for active kids.
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The Sheraton is 25pp and the Hilton is 50pp....

any difference besides price?
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The Sheraton is 25pp and the Hilton is 50pp....

any difference besides price?

the Hilton includes a $30 voucher for lunch.. the sheraton does not include lunch

BTW. if you purchase the Hilton thru Island marketing.. it's $50.. if you purchase it from the front desk.. it's $55.

The properites are very different as well.
Hilton is a quiet business hotel with a small private beach.

Sheraton is a large resort atmosphere with a casino.
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We went there and I LOVED it. Nice and quiet....good beach and has a pool! Food was good (included in price). It was a quick walk too!
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It was wonderful got some great pics with the ships in the background. It's a quit place good to relax and watch the ships leave. We got there about 2 or 3 pm and were in port with Disney Dream, NCL Epic, Carnival: sensation, ecstasy and destiny. Not crowded at all. The drinks can be expensive $3 for a soda that is a small cup half filled with ice and half a can of soda. Finally relized this and were able to get a cup of ice and a full can. My hamburger was $15 and most drinks were $9-10 with beer around $6-7. There were 4 of us and we had a hard time spending $120 since I was the only one with food. My husband relized they sell some kind of rum in the gift shop and brough that out and just kept buying sodas at $3 and made rum and cokes instead of buying those drinks. There is a volleyball net, basketball hoop and the pool was rather warm which was good since the beach was cold. We would go back there in a heartbeat not too far from the ship either. Have fun!
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went there a couple years ago, it is very nice. easy walk.
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I was at the Hilton in October. I would recommend it if you want a nice place to just relax. Close to the ship and can do your shopping on the way back.
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Can the $30 voucher be used for drinks?
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Can the $30 voucher be used for drinks?
Yes, the patio bar servers both food and drinks.
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Thanks... Price-wise im now leaning the Hilton...

50x2=100.00
30.00+30.00= drinks-food
short nice walk with some shopping/browsing along the way-
total 100.00




Sheraton

25.00x2= 50.00
15.00x2=30.00(cab)
drinks at least 50.00 maybe a snack 15.00=65.00

145.00 at least.
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Thanks... Price-wise im now leaning the Hilton...

50x2=100.00
30.00+30.00= drinks-food
short nice walk with some shopping/browsing along the way-
total 100.00




Sheraton

25.00x2= 50.00
15.00x2=30.00(cab)
drinks at least 50.00 maybe a snack 15.00=65.00

145.00 at least.
Correct. The difference is the type of experience.
Hilton is quiet and low keyed. Not a resort atmosphere.. just relaxng.
Most people are napping or reading.. or just enjoying the sun.

Sheraton is a real resort. 3 lively pools, large, wide beach, snorkeling and jet ski's, vendors selling everything from local drinks to hair braiding.
this is best for a diverse, active family. Lots to do..something for everyone.

My preference is the Hilton. I chose it because it's quiet and serene.
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At Hilton do any know the price for a 7 year old and if they get a voucher and how much it is?
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Kids are $27.50 .. with a $10 voucher.
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Thanks... Price-wise im now leaning the Hilton...

50x2=100.00
30.00+30.00= drinks-food
short nice walk with some shopping/browsing along the way-
total 100.00




Sheraton

25.00x2= 50.00
15.00x2=30.00(cab)
drinks at least 50.00 maybe a snack 15.00=65.00

145.00 at least.
I enjoyed the Hilton for that reason. We had $120 to spend for 4 of us. Left with enough to leave the balance for a good tip for the server and we had a few drinks each, split a few meals and a very LARGE bottle of water each. Walking back, we shopped. It made a nice day for us.
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I enjoyed the Hilton for that reason. We had $120 to spend for 4 of us. Left with enough to leave the balance for a good tip for the server and we had a few drinks each, split a few meals and a very LARGE bottle of water each. Walking back, we shopped. It made a nice day for us.

Thanks. yes. what kinds of shops during the walk???
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Thanks. yes. what kinds of shops during the walk???
You walk through a main shopping area of Nassau. There is the Straw Market. When I was there it was outside but I read that its finally indoors now. The usual shops, jewelry, gifts, tshirts, etc. It took us over an hour to get back to the ship because we had to look in every store
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Can you tell us what sort of foods the patio serves? I'm planning to visit the Hilton on me next cruise (next year?), due to it's Ft. Nassau/Pirate connections...hey, I gotta have *some* excuse...

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Can you tell us what sort of foods the patio serves? I'm planning to visit the Hilton on me next cruise (next year?), due to it's Ft. Nassau/Pirate connections...hey, I gotta have *some* excuse...
Burgers, Grouper fingers, chicken fingers, jerk chicken wrap (yum), turkey club, fruit platters, soups, and salads.
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Thank you! Glad I've already eaten, them grouper fingers sound good...maybe a bit of fresh squeezed lime juice over them...

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