The Ritz-Carlton - Amelia Island
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Larry played in the Liberty Mutual sponsored Senior Pro Am Golf Tournament with Tommy Jacobs and Gay Brewer. The round with Tommy was Larry's best game ever. He contributed 14 points for his team and tied for first place. Liberty Mutual gave great presents to all the participants!
... he got there. He said their dog, Little Girl, still loves to be out on the boat and likes to perch on the tip of the bow, scouting dolphins from their 51’ cruiser. No trip to the Key’s would be complete without a trip to D-Hooker’s and Roy discovered to his initial disappointment, that the restaurant had been sold to a family member. The good news, he was a person Roy knew and had also been friends with when he lived there, but none ...
... up (of course!) But no rest for the weary. Because the pump out system in Cocoa had broken down while we were the marina, we were literally full of s---. (we are talking 150 gallons, folks!) we had to pump and dump before docking at our slip. In spite of our fatigue, (cruising is hard work even on a good day), we were mighty pleased to have this nasty but necessary service performed. Once we were emptied of waste and filled with diesel, we were directed to our dock and given ...
... are apparent and the occasional preconception that features it. Performing a test for herpes and going on medicine will help to cushion the sores and make the contaminated individual feel a lot better. People contaminated with herpes do not have much trouble like those with the infection around the mouth aspect. This is because sores is situated in a hide place such as the penis, vagina, thigh, buttock ...
... we were stopped at that particular moment. If my room had been on the other side of the train, I have no doubt, someone would have spied me in a compromising position. How completely horrifying is that?
Lesson of the day: Always make sure the curtains are closed before you squat.
While this rule may not apply to some people who enjoy living in the woods (David), it most definitely applies to me.
Until next time!
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Ritz-Carlton - Amelia Island
Great rooms, great views, and always the best service.
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Historical Traveler Reviews The Ritz-Carlton - Amelia Island
REcently attended conference here. The Ritz is in a truly lovely location, and the "ladies and gentlemen of the Ritz" try hard to make your stay pleasant. Sunday brunch is terrific. BUT it's the little things...like arriving at 11 AM, being told we'd be called when our room was ready. Returned to the desk at 2:30, were told "soon, soon". Returned at 3:30...were told that since we had just arrived at 2:30, we were a long way down the list! Made it known that we'd been there since 11 AM, were taken to a room. Meanwhile, they had our bags, so we were unable to freshen up. This is not the treatment one expects from a Ritz property. Also, the housekeeper kept taking away 4 towels and leaving two fresh ones. So we'd request two more, get them, and have the same problem the next day. As I say, it's the little things...
Great for families- not for couples
I just got back from my trip to the Ritz Carlton at Amelia Island. The hotel was clean but not as elegant as I would have expected for $400 a night. If you are looking for a romantic getaway, this is not the place. The hotel seemed to be oriented entirely for families. The pools were swarming with children running in and around the pool area. The bistro was very overpriced. This was certainly not what I would have expected from the Ritz Carlton.
Our overall experience at this Ritz Carlton was merely adequate. For the price, I thought our ocean front room was rather small. It took housekeeping ALL DAY to get to our room---I mean by 5 p.m. on two occasions our room still had not been touched. Valet parking was extremely slow. On several occasions we waited between 20-30 minutes for our car. Service for drinks around the pool was spotty. The decor was pretty but not exceptional. The beach was nice and not very crowded. The food in the restaurant was good but again service was hit or miss. Our children loved the pool area and it was family friendly from that stand point. I expected the prices for food, spa services to be astronomical but I also expected to receive service that would equal the price and that was not the case here. I doubt that we will return--too many other nice ocean front resorts to explore.
What a relaxing 3 night getaway! Staff is very attentive to any needs you may have. Our room was on the 7th floor with a garden view - all rooms have just been renovated. The breakfast in the Cafe is second to none. My husband was able to walk right out the front door of the hotel to the adjacent golf course. I on the other hand got to use the car and drive in to Fernandina Beach to shop and have a wonderful lunch. We will certainly return in the near future.
We recently returned from a three day trip at the Ritz Carlton on Amelia Island. We stayed in an oceanview suite, which was extremely nice. The rooms were, of course, well appointed and spacious. Beach was wonderful, staff excellent, etc. However, like other reviewers, it was the little things that *weren't* expected that were a bit off-putting.
We just got back from a great 4th of July weekend at the Ritz Carlton Amelia Island. The place has a really nice beach, good food, and nice, clean rooms, many of which have decent views of the ocean, especially sitting on the balconies. For any one looking for family destination hotels, this seems to be a fabulous resort. They had so much for kids to do - from toys, games, and kiddie pools, to slip and slides, kayaking and parasailing. Our one complaint was the size of the pool.
Best ritz in the 50 states
I stayed there for 5 days the hotel was full it was the 4th of july .They did a great job with all those people an we still got paid attn.too.It was a good time in N.Florida we will be back next year.
P.S. TRY THE GRILL IT IS A 5 STAR GRILL
This particular Ritz Carlton did not measure up to its siblings. Perhaps this was due to the fact that we visited over Memorial Day weekend. The hotel was packed! Finding a space near the pool was virtually impossible. Finding a space on the beach was easier, but still took some effort. Valet Parking and Room Service were mediocre at best - often slow to respond to gusts needs. This was a surprise given the attention to detail experienced at other Ritz Carlton hotels. My advice - do not stay here during a holiday weekend. We will continue to stay at Ritz Carlton hotels - just not this one.