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wyndham vs. radisson vs. riu paradise island

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wyndham vs. radisson vs. riu paradise island

We are planning a trip to Nassau in June 2005, currently booked at the Wyndham, with the Wyndham by request features, but we are a little nervous after reading the reviews. Is Wyndham really in the process of being closed down? How is the Riu compared to Wyndham and Radisson? I haven't been back to Nassau for a few years, so any input would be very helpful.

Thansk.

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The talk is that the Wyndham and Nassau beach hotel are being sold and will be demolished to make way for a big complex Atlantis style..the Radisson is reportedly also part of the deal..it's been talked about for a while but as I understand it, quite a ways off.

We've stayed at the Radisson for the last 3 years, and are returning for the 4th time in July. We've wandered through the

Wyndham and the building itself seems nice enough but I've

heard conflicting reports on the rooms/service as well as complaints about the pool/beach area. Obviously, we're sold

on the Radisson. Have not been to the Riu (just opened this

year..after being the Sheraton (?) but read some negative

reports on the food offered.

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An article in today's Nassau Guardian re: Wyndham/Nassau Beach Hotel/Radisson deal:

thenassauguardian.net/national_local/2829620…

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ok, tell me what does this mean i'm in trouble for booking the radission? what do u think? if you think this is a problem should i book another hotel. my family and i are going 7/16 to 7/21. please any advice?

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4. Re: wyndham vs. radisson vs. riu paradise island

great question!

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This deal is still in the planning stages and they still need to find $140 million in investment $$ before they even think of starting construction.

Roadways and causeways have to be built to divert traffic and infrastructure has to be secured. You won't see this happening for quite some time. I'd say your safe for another season or two.

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Thanks jhender501! The article does confirm the earlier posts, and the cash will be deposited on MAY 16 2005, which covers the purchase of both the WYNDHAM, and RADISSON properties to make way for a mega resort ATLANTIS size and style. Omigod! Any idea how this $1 billion deal will affect current reservations??? The closing for the sale is May 16 2005. Should I change my reservations before it is too late?? I don't think we should expect good facilities or service, huh? Any thoughts, anybody?

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I believe the article just covers the sale of the Wyndham, the casino and the Nassau Beach Hotel. The sale of the Radisson is

not complete.

I'm no expert on the subject, but I've been trying to follow it for

a while as my wife and I love the Radisson and would hate to see it gone..we're booked in July and hope to book for NEXT July!

Scubagirl is far more familiar with the workings of things there than I, and I think she presents a good view of what has to take place. I wouldn't be worried about any bookings at least for the rest of this year.

Jim

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Here's an update on the Cable Beach redevelopment..Radisson not mentioned:

thenassauguardian.net/national_local/2829696…

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We stayed at the Radisson a few weeks ago and walked over the the Wyndham while we were there. The pools and beach area at the Radisson are far better than at the Wyndham. The Wyndham has very little beach. The rooms at the Radisson were just regular rooms, nothing special. I didn't see a room at the Wyndham so I can't compare our room to those.

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jhender501 -

Radisson is owned by the governenment, Ruffin owns Wyndham and NBH. The deal we keep reading about is the deal with Ruffin.