Desire Condition Question

Discussion in 'Desire Pearl' started by J4, Jun 22, 2014.

  1. J4

    J4 Guru Registered Member

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    Can anyone who stayed at either of the two Desire resorts in Cancun share what the condition of the two resorts is? We have heard the Pearl is totally run down and aged and the Desire Rivera Maya is even worse. We are looking at doing a split visit between TTR and Desire but not if the Desire resorts are not up to par. Any thoughts would be appreciated.

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  2. Cokewithlime

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    We were at Desire RM cor 5 nights, 6 months ago (Xmas).
    We had some dislikes but nothing about the facilities or state of the resort.
    It is not run down at all! Very nice actually and well tended.
    Where did U hear this?
    Could you be thinking of Hedo? Cuz that is very run down.
     
  4. GoGoBlanco

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    Both resorts are in better condition than TTR, and we have no real complaints about it here. Pearl is dated, in terms of decor, not condition, but the facilities are nicer. You won't be disappointed.
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    We were there on april, there was no signs of run down at the resort,( pearl).
     
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    Any chance you could cite your source? Sounds like someone or something does not want you to go if you are on the fence about it.
     
  7. J4

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    Sounds like the info I got was more on the décor than condition of the resorts. My source is two acquaintances that we've met traveling to TTR. I PM'd one of them and they said décor was dated in some areas but the resort as a whole was nice.
     
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    LadynTramp I can choose my own title Registered Member

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    Somebody has really bad information! Been to all 3 in the last year.....................TTR is at the bottom of the barrel........IMO........RM is tops........ Followed closely by Pearl with TTR a very distant 3rd.


    But........to each his/her own!
     
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    Easily!



    Some people find the need to make up shit and mislead people.

    Either Desire is in better condition than TTR.....................hence the MAJOR rebuild at TTR!
     
  10. Donald

    Donald Devil's advocate Registered Member

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    how did you get '' We have heard the Pearl is totally run down and aged and the Desire Rivera Maya is even worse.'',,,, out of '' dated in some areas but the resort as a whole was nice'' ?

    does sound more like a Hedo review
     
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    LadynTramp I can choose my own title Registered Member

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    Without naming names.........there is a self proclaimed Mayor of TTR that posts under at least a few different names.............he builds up TTR and slams every other resort mentioned.

    Both Desires are fabulous when compared to TTR.................but TTR is going to have a makeover.
     
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    Donald Devil's advocate Registered Member

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    The OP is not new to this forum , so either badly mis-informed or toooo much Tequila on the week end.



    C/O,,, ( clothing optional for the abb, challenged ),, I wouldn't mind but don't think the city rules would let them go ahead with that.
     
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    tnsaf Newbie Registered Member

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    Desire resorts

    We just returned from Desire Pearl and I am not sure where the run down would come from, the resort was immaculate,and was possibly the best maintained we had ever seen! I would have a hard time saying either resort is at all run down.

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    Unless Desire RM got hammered by a hurricane in the past year (it hasn't) then I expect it to still be totally top-notch. It's a great place.
     
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    No hurricane as of last week just absolute perfection, so wish we could go back right now !
     
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    We were at RM this past July spending 7 days at TTR and three at RM and found the facilities clean and the entertainment and food awesome several steps above TTR..... Going back in June and reversing the scenario. I agree somebody gave you some bad information.
     
  17. J4

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    Thanks for all of the information. After PMing with many on the board who have been to all three places (TTR, Desire Pearl and Maya) we've booked a fun party/relax trip to TTR followed by Pearl. Can't wait! Thanks for all of your help.
     
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    TTR Condition

    Not really sure what about your statement. TTR is older, yes, but very well maintained. It is not a 5 star hotel for the facilitates. Everything else is super. I do think that the staff, other than entertainment, is superb and for the price you can not beat TTR.
    The people are a little younger, more active than RM and you will have not problems meeting people at TTR.
    They do need to invest in some hot tubs or one big one. The one that they do have is totally ridiculous!!
    All in all, we LOVE IT!! That is why we became Premier Members!!

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    TTR is a dump. Just got back. Looking for info on Desire and pearl. I like fun and the ppl, but I really want relaxation and good food as well.
     
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    TTR is certainly not a 5 star resort but far from being called a dump. Desires are very nice but may not live up to your high exspectations either...