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by BusterBean
Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Mayan Riviera Forum
Topic: Check out latest article on the blog. Keep up to date on What's New
Replies: 10
Views: 941

Re: Check out latest article on the blog. Keep up to date on What's New

If the expanded Royal Suites section is to be separate from the rest of the GP, I'm wondering if that means those of us who stay at Royal Suites will no longer be able to go see and dance to our favorite bands at the Colonial and Riviera lobbies. Hubbie and I have been unable to book for over New Ye...
by BusterBean
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Mayan Riviera Forum
Topic: Live music?
Replies: 4
Views: 415

Re: Live music?

CactusRose, so good to see your name and hear from you. Yes, Con Classe is our favorite band and we always receive bear hugs from them. We've known them for so many years. Also Golden Sounds that includes the fantastic piano player from Hemingway's. He used to play As Time Goes By for us when we wal...
by BusterBean
Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Mayan Riviera Forum
Topic: Live music?
Replies: 4
Views: 415

Live music?

We used to go to the Royal Suites at least once a year but have been wintering in Florida instead the past 4 years. We're thinking about coming back to the Royal Suites and are wondering if they still have the great live bands and dancing they used to have in the Colonial and Riviera lobbies. We use...
by BusterBean
Thu Dec 24, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: Mayan Riviera Forum
Topic: ATTN: NEW DRESS CODE FOR MEN AND TEENS at the A la carte Restaurants
Replies: 38
Views: 9276

Re: ATTN: NEW DRESS CODE FOR MEN AND TEENS at the A la carte Restaurants

We have been to the Palladium 10 times and switched to this resort because it was a classier, quieter resort. But over the past few years, we've watched the customer group change and noticed behaviors become looser and louder across the resort, even at the Royals pool and El Jardin. We see the dress...
by BusterBean
Wed May 13, 2015 9:25 pm
Forum: Mayan Riviera Forum
Topic: Timeshare presentation
Replies: 3
Views: 1105

Re: Timeshare presentation

Ditto what Madge says. The Travel Club presentation was grueling and was very hard sell. When we declined to buy, we were handed to someone for more pressure. It did last about 3 hours and we could have gotten a 2 for 1 spa deal from the spa reps who circulate around the pools and beach. It was not ...
by BusterBean
Wed May 13, 2015 9:08 pm
Forum: Mayan Riviera Forum
Topic: A la cart restaurants
Replies: 2
Views: 663

Re: A la cart restaurants

As long as you're not making reservations either as a VIP/staying at the Royals you should be able to. Can't Imagine having the appetite to be able to eat at two in one night, but it's possible.
by BusterBean
Mon May 11, 2015 10:28 pm
Forum: Mayan Riviera Forum
Topic: Show themes, lobby entertainment
Replies: 5
Views: 1061

Re: Show themes, lobby entertainment

We go every year and noticed that several of the shows this year have changed. Generally there are children involved shows in Colonial at 8:00, then family shows at 9:00. There are more adult shows at 10:00 in Riviera. There are flyers by the buffets to let you know which shows are which evenings at...
by BusterBean
Mon May 11, 2015 10:13 pm
Forum: Mayan Riviera Forum
Topic: Grouper and non-steak food
Replies: 6
Views: 1071

Re: Grouper and non-steak food

I don't eat beef or pork/ham so am always searching for chicken and fish. I found excellent tuna steaks at both El Jardin and Mare Nostrum and salmon at El Jardin. Very good chicken at Ribs and More and shrimp at Porto Fino. Also had grouper and coconut shrimp at El Jardin.
by BusterBean
Wed May 06, 2015 11:20 pm
Forum: Mayan Riviera Forum
Topic: smoking policy
Replies: 8
Views: 1541

Re: smoking policy

Last week we saw smokers go beyond the boundaries of the lobbies to smoke. It was greatly appreciated by those of us who suffer from asthma.
by BusterBean
Mon May 04, 2015 8:58 pm
Forum: Puerto Vallarta Forum
Topic: FIRST TRIP TO PUERTO VALLARTA
Replies: 23
Views: 4409

Re: FIRST TRIP TO PUERTO VALLARTA

I'm getting a double knee replacement this fall and was thinking about the PV Royal Suites for spring 2016. After reading about the steps, should I put this off an extra year? We have been to PV about 8 times but always stayed in the hotel zone. Haven't been there for about 10 years -- have been at ...
by BusterBean
Mon May 04, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: Mayan Riviera Forum
Topic: evening shows
Replies: 3
Views: 716

Re: evening shows

There are a variety of shows with one every night in Colonial at 9:00 and one at 10:15 in Riviera. Some are more oriented toward children while others more toward adults. There are children-performed shows at 8:00. Some are songs and dancing while others are competition. There are schedules outside ...
by BusterBean
Tue Apr 28, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: Mayan Riviera Forum
Topic: white party
Replies: 26
Views: 6576

Re: white party

The White Party was held last night at the salt water pool.
by BusterBean
Sun Apr 26, 2015 11:09 am
Forum: Mayan Riviera Forum
Topic: Royal Bartender Question
Replies: 9
Views: 1746

Re: Royal Bartender Question

There are many new faces here this trip, but the new faces -- bartenders and servers in the restaurants and buffets -- have been friendly and interactive. Asking our names, where we're from and how many times we've been here. Another new face is the female singer in Con Classe. She blends well, has ...
by BusterBean
Sat Apr 25, 2015 5:52 pm
Forum: Mayan Riviera Forum
Topic: Royal Bartender Question
Replies: 9
Views: 1746

Re: Royal Bartender Question

In the Royal Lobby Antonio is the daytime bartender and Filiberto is the evening bartender. Lucy is the server. At the Royals Pool Freddy is the daytime bartender and Roman (not sure if I'm spelling her name correctly) is the evening bartender. Myra, the server, is new with Palladium. We were told t...