My husband and I only got a couple of days
at the property, but my parents were there for two weeks. Here are the
notes she just sent to me.
Check list Grand Luxxe
Check in service a delight, no hassle its as if you are the only people
to arrive at that given time,a welcome drink which you can take back up
to your room as things move very swift. (2) In the lock off you
receive a fruit plate,along with plates knife & fork plus napkins.
Our next door neighboring the suite, said that they received a
fruit.candy cookie basket along with a bottle of wine. (3) Laundry
room on each floor you buy a credit card with a deposit,this you turn
back at the end of stay. To use the laundry its 65 pesos this includes
soap & softener.they even have a basket so you can transfer wet
garments with dropping on the spotless floor. (4) Room service
fantastic see below for menu, (5) Turn down service with chocolates
our lady was Maria she looks after 8th & 9th floor very helpful
looking forward to our return in August. (6) Lovely bath robes with
comfy slippers (7) Bath tub takes two, but look out when using the
oil......... (8) They have a scale so you can check if you are
gaining weight wile on vacation. (9) You get the usual soap,
shampoo, lotion, body wash plus a white nylon sponge , & hair dryer.
(10) Do not have to bring a night light as they have one that glows
under the bathroom sinks. (11) Padded coat hangers for anything
delicate. (12) Mid morning: Pocicles , eye glasses cleaned, cold
towels. (we have put in a suggestion for the popcils to come around
again at 3 pm (13) Hammock hold two people, but what they need to do
is take the one out from the lock off and put in two chairs. (14)
The lobby bar in the evening has some neat music, we would sit and have a
cup of tea after going out for dinner. (15) Havana Moon food very
good neat place to go on a Saturday evening, wile having dinner you can
enjoy the music from the wedding plus some times good entertainment. (16)
Boat taxi 150 pesos one way 250 return (17) Not two sure about the
maids doing dishes a few of the ladies I spoke with said they are under
the impression that you do your own or pay an extra fee like you do in
the Grand. That one has to be re checked. (28) Check out a breeze
dad said its the easiest he has ever done, plus its rather nice to sit
in the lounge wile this is going on...
Back to room service Fresh
squeezed juice 45 Veg.cran.or apple 55 Fruit plate 55 With
cottage cheese or Yogurt,honey & granola 65 Cheese plate
with dried fruits 170 Cereals ect 55/70 Sweet roll basket 60 Hot
cakes 95 Belgium waffles 95 French toast 80 Side orders Ham
or turkey ham smoked or turkey bacon,sausage hash browns. 45 2 eggs
90 3 egg omelet with 3 choices 99 Spanish tortilla 99 Eggs
Benedict 115 Mexican breakfast 90/110 Lunch & Dinner Salads
85 /165 Appetizers 105/175 Soups 75 Sandwiches 85/130 Pasta
85 Salmon filet 155 Shrimp Ajilla 155 Catch of the day 160 Rock
Cornish hen 205 Rack of lamb 390 Rib eye 12 oz 545 new York
12 oz 345 Filet 8 oz 220
I had the Tuna sandwich, the fish
would have served two people it was almost an inch thick, and cut into
two large filets.along with onions and fried potato's. Dad had the
Cornish hen which he really enjoyed..
May 8, 2010
I am an
owner. I have just returned from Luxxe in NV.
This is what I know:
Top notch staff are working at the building. They took their top 10%
and trained them further. They can not do enough for you.
Heating capability in pools. Very nice upgrade.
You don't have to worry about pool towel cards. The towels are on the
chairs everyday and are replaced throughout the day.
The cement that they used for the pool deck area is fantastic, it
doesn't get hot, so when you walk out of the pool you don't have to try
and find your shoes at the edge, you can walk around in bare feet with
Between 12 - 12:30 everyday, a pool area staff member brings around a
cooler with homemade juice popsicles - amazing taste and a nice cool
treat everyday. Although it does look like the seals over at the marina
when the guy comes out with the cooler, as everyone follows him to the
edge of the pool waiting for their treat!
Then as you are relaxing on your lounge a staff member comes over and
cleans your glasses for you.
A little later on you get a nice ice cold face cloth given to you that
has a lovely citrus scent. Very refreshing.
Cafe Del Lago has been upgraded with lovely terraces, it looks like at
some point it will be a Grand Luxxe restaurant only.
The Blue Fish cafe is excellent. The shrimp/crab burger is fantastic as
are the paninni's and salads. They also serve amazing chips/salsa with
every meal, including sweet potato chips.
There is music every evening in the lounge area. One night violin,
piano, sax etc. Very good talent and a nice coffee area and lounge bar
Every floor has a washer/dryer area.
Check in is smooth, efficient and includes a nice cool drink to sip on.
I don't believe that the ability to pre-order supplies for your room is
ready yet, but it is supposed to be coming soon.
The 2nd building has been capped off and in fact they have started to
put windows/doors in. It is expected to open in November.
The 3rd building is beginning to be poured and I think scheduled opening
is late spring of 2011.
There are two new restaurants off the property. If you walk to the Sea
Garden (or get a golf cart to take you to Sea Garden if you find the 10
minute walk to long). Then cross the street. To the right of the OXXO
store (if you are facing the store) at the end of the bridge is a large
white condo building (maybe 4 stories high) with shops and restaurants.
One restaurant is Portabello's, which is an italian restaurant that is
also in Marina Vallarta. We didn't get a chance to eat there but heard
through the pool scuttlebut that it was excellent.
The second restaurant is Prime 159. It is excellent. Service is
fantastic and the food is top notch. Steaks, pork chops, fish, chicken,
lots of sides, nice wine list and truly a lovey dinner. Also they have
daily specials now, including wings, etc. If you go on Trip
Advisor.com you can find the reviews and also a list of specials.
This is what we have been told:
Second tower will have the 40,000 sq.ft. SPA.
There will be 7 restaurants that are for Luxxe only.
More of the pools will be heated.
They are now including a small kitchenette (microwave/fridge) in the
suite lock off units.
They are going to have a type of Marche restaurant at building 1, where
you can grab salads, sandwiches, breakfast items etc. to take to your
room, or to the pool area.
All in all it looks like the wait has been worth is. We bought our unit
off a grainy photocopy and it has been a long time coming, but glad
we're able to now enjoy.
Thanks Wendy, we appreciate your comments......
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