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I booked my Cozumel hotel for a week @ $43

Discussion in 'Cozumel' started by DandyDon, Jan 4, 2018.

  1. DandyDon

    DandyDon Old men ought to be explorers ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: One kilometer high on the Texas Central Plains
    50,454
    5,576
    Then today my booking site emails me to let me know the same room & type is booking for $33 - so with a few clicks to rebook, saved $81 including typically high hotel taxes. That was fun...
     
  2. BDSC

    BDSC Solo Diver

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
    Location: Wake Forest, NC
    7,214
    3,809
    That's a heck of a deal DD!
     
  3. Jayfarmlaw

    Jayfarmlaw Divemaster

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Tuttle, Ok
    1,441
    1,294
    What's the scoop? Which hotel and which booking site?

    Thanks,
    Jay
     
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  4. cruiser

    cruiser ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Dallas, Texas
    1,658
    158
    DandyDon--You know how to work it :)
     
  5. flyboy08

    flyboy08 ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: NYC
    3,847
    2,721
    Not sure what your getting for $33/night...

    Our recent all inclusive at the Occidental resort....$1084 for the week with food for two!

    1084/7 =$155/night

    3 meals a day for two at say....25each for $50.00...that's being conservative.

    155less $50 = 105/2 $52.50 each for accommodation at a five star resort with two pools a great beach and 4 restaurants....

    And this doesn't even account for all the free drinks! I easily drank $300 worth of Tequila...and my wife did as well:)

    No matter how one slices it, CZM is the best bang for the buck!
     
  6. mcohen1021

    mcohen1021 Contributor

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Texas
    1,139
    586
    Man, just thinking about all that awesome AI food :vomit:
     
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  7. flyboy08

    flyboy08 ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: NYC
    3,847
    2,721
    You ever stayed there? The food is actually very good! Also cheap enough that we hit a few of our fav restaurants in town too....homemade yogurt and granola with various fruit for breakfast....yeah! A lunch buffet from noon till 4:30....awesome salads! And I had two great steak dinners at the restaurants.....coming from NYC, I'm pretty critical of food!
     
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  8. Maverick17

    Maverick17 Barangay Pasaway

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Utah, Vietnam
    215
    78
    His point wasn't what he's getting, it's what he saved quickly and easily - which is 25%.

    I think we too often answer unasked questions. But I will digress anyway on your math since that's what message board people do. :p

    Can't really divide by two, that's not relevant as DD can get two people in his room just as easily if he wants. Probably 3. (So basically his room is $11 a night if you take that route and he brings 2 guests). And your estimates on food are subjective. I haven't found AI food to be very good, but you seem to know food so maybe this one is better. But I also value alcohol at 0 since I don't drink. So he's getting a room for $33 and you're getting a room for $105 give or take a few dollars, depending on how people value food and drinks. So he's getting a room at 30% of what you are is what he's getting.

    I enjoy my nice Hyatts and the amenities here in Asia often, but sometimes in the Phils I enjoy the guesthouse for $10 and the simpleness and solitude that comes with it. As long as we're all happy :yeahbaby:
     
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  9. BDSC

    BDSC Solo Diver

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
    Location: Wake Forest, NC
    7,214
    3,809
    No secret to how to find these deals.

    I just went to hotels.com and did a search for a week on Cozumel. I had to pick a date so I made it for June 9th - 16th. Rooms as low as $15 a night and many for less than $40 and some of those look very nice. Not ocean front but very close.
     
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  10. flyboy08

    flyboy08 ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: NYC
    3,847
    2,721
    I'm a Starwood Gold and that pretty much is my scale for travel :)...the room and bed are also very important to me and the wife....I've stayed in some less than creature comfort places but I really hate camping :)
     

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