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First time in Cuba. Staying at the Paradisus Princesa from the 3rd-10th. Those that have been, could you give us some feedback and advice. Couldn't decide between the Paradisus Princesa or the Sandals Royal Hicacos. Did I make the right choice? What to except from hotel staff? How much of a tip is enough? Do I tip my housemaid before or at the end? Will tipping in the beginning give me better service? So many people saying different things. My husband and I are on our wedding anniversary. Really want to have a great time. Any input would be great. Thanks for your time and response.

Chester, United...
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1. Re: paradisus princesa

I have been to both and they are both good resorts by Cuban standards. When we were at PDM it was when it was Sandals Resort and not Sol Melia. Since Sol Melia have taken it over they have spend money on it and it has moved up the TA league table.

Have you made the right choice - it all comes down to personal preference.

The beach at SRH is better than the one are PDM.

Our accommodation [Hill Top} at PDM was better than SRH

Food, staff, entertainment was on a par.

Tipping is again personal and we tip when we receive good/great service and not in advance. We have never found that tipping influences the service we receive - being nice, polite and friendly to staff certainly does.

We have always left tipping the maid to the last couple of days and them find her and give her a tip and say thanks for looking after us and out room.

Holidays in the main are what you make them

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