Just came back from a 4 day stay (April 25-29) with girlfriends. I generally don't write reviews, but felt it necessary after reading some of the negative comments previously. We had a wonderful stay. My only complaint would be that it was not long enough!!!
Food was wonderful. If you can not find enough variety or good fresh food, something is wrong with you. The buffet is huge and found everything to be fresh. Some reviews wrote that the food was left out all day and no utensils. So not true. Hot food was always fresh, the cold dishes have a cold plate under them so they were always cold. I never saw a dish without a utensil. We ate the buffet for breakfast and lunch and went to the steak restaurant and italian restaurant. ALL were excellent. There are too many choices to choose from such as salad bar, mexican station, pasta station, hot food, american food (yes you can get a hot dog, burger, and fries), ice cream bar, omelet station, carving station, seafood station etc. Morning mimosas were great.
Ours rooms were on the 3rd floor. The view was breath taking. Watched the sun rise and set from our balcony. Enjoyed relaxing and morning coffee on the balcony.
The decor is modern contemporary and extremely clean. Workers are cleaning day and night. Loved the purple. Gave you a very tropical feeling from the moment you walked in the door.
Ordered room service every morning. Fresh hot coffee, steamed warm cream and fresh fruit delivered every morning to your balcony to enjoy with just a phone call.
Pools were always very clean and warm. Lounge chairs in the water in the swim up bar area did the trick.
Drinks were always in hand and very good. I think we tried them all. Waiters worked hard everyday to deliver you drinks on the beach and at the pool. Found some to be weak, all you needed to say was double shot and premium brand. Bartenders were very friendly.
Staff would go out of their way to make sure you were happy and had whatever you needed. They go above and beyond. Took a suggestion of a previous review to bring lots of singles as you only get pecos back if you need change. It was a great idea. Workers were thrilled to get a few dollar trip for great service.
Went to the spa and had a massage and facial. Very relaxing and very sweet people.
All four ladies had a wonderful, relaxing vacation. No one was sick and I didn't even hear of anyone getting sick at this hotel. Give the Piu Palace Peninsula a thumbs up in all areas. I would highly recommend this hotel.
Can't wait to go back again!!!
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