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Forum: Where to Stay Wednesday, January 25th, 2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,461
Posted By crosby
Re: Tad worried...The Mill..need opinions

My suggestion would be the Tropicana Aruba(formerly the Aruban/Villas)
They have two large pools , the units are a good size with 2 burner stovetop, toaster oven,microwave, full fridge. and a small...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, June 21st, 2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,577
Posted By crosby
Re: Stale?

Amy, I didn't get the impression it was directed at you.

crosby
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, September 2nd, 2010, 02:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,918
Posted By crosby
Re: Aruban resort

Yes they do have plans, but have not given any info yet to owners. They definitely will rebuild the large casino and reopen Key Largo in the near future. They haven't indicated yet if they plan to...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, September 1st, 2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,918
Posted By crosby
Aruban resort

Finally!, the sale of the Aruban resort to Tropicana Entertainment is complete. Owners were notified yesterday. Now we can move forward.

crosby
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, August 16th, 2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,027
Posted By crosby
Re: Foxy lady

There was an article in amigoe.com/english dated 8th of Aug. A lot easier to understand. I don't know how to cut & paste. Alex Matthew is in prison on Bonaire. Investigations are ongoing and he...
Forum: Timeshare Q&A Saturday, July 10th, 2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,571
Posted By crosby
Re: Arubian/Should be Aruban Resort

The Aruban re-opened at the end of February. The Government did not purchase it , but guaranteed a loan signed by a grp of owners. That loan has been repaid early and not by the most recent owner,...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, April 20th, 2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,590
Posted By crosby
Rumba's

I heard Rumba's had closed forever. What happened?

crosby
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 18th, 2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,735
Posted By crosby
Re: Need the name of a doctor in Aruba

I, also, can recommend Dr. Habibe. My husband and I have called/visited him over the yrs. I just couldn't recall his name when you first asked.
crosby
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 17th, 2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,700
Posted By crosby
Re: Update on the Aruban

There is an escrow account set up through the court for payment of maintenance fees. If payment was made previously to KL for 2010, keep all records of payment and how sent.
crosby
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, November 13th, 2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,398
Posted By crosby
Re: Rental cars vs Taxiis

We've been going for 15 yrs and have never rented a car. At first, we took a tour of the island. After that it was beach & pool. We take the bus or a taxi, depending on where we're having dinner. ...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, October 11th, 2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,447
Posted By crosby
Re: Any one have an Answer?

Sandra
Are they saying that immigration officers at the airport in Aruba can approve your extended stay upon arrival? Would we still have to formally apply at the Dima office or not? We have...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, September 6th, 2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,929
Posted By crosby
Re: Appetizer Night @ The Promenade

We went for appetizer night and enjoyed it. They bring their app menu and you pick two at a time. They keep bringing them. That is the $32 dinner. The four apps and dessert is something new and...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, May 12th, 2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,473
Posted By crosby
Re: Burger King at Arawak Garden

They took some space from Tango Argentina.
Forum: Aruba Safety Monday, May 11th, 2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,775
Posted By crosby
Re: 74 year old man in critical condition

According to willie Mosconi of Lacabana, the gentleman was knocked to the ground and then they banged his head on the ground a couple of more times. He was released from the hospital on Saturday the...
Forum: Aruba Safety Monday, May 11th, 2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,775
Posted By crosby
Re: 74 year old man in critical condition

It is sad indeed! I read that on another bb this morning. Thank you for posting that and keep us informed as to his (Victims) condition if published.
Any idea what time of day/night this happened?
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Monday, April 6th, 2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 106,137
Posted By crosby
Re: cooks restaurant

Are the stairs wide enough for a chair lift? After all, how many handicappped people come at one time. My sister hs one at home and it's wonderful.
Forum: Where have you been? Thursday, April 2nd, 2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,545
Posted By crosby
Re: repeaters?

We took a riverboat cruise through the Netherlands at tulip time. I'd take another riverboat cruise maybe from Amsterdam to Vienna. All tours were included in the price of the cruise. There are...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,801
Posted By crosby
Re: `Hotelzone safe enough' - amigoe article

If the incidents are not actually being reported there would be no /lower statistics. It's not that these things don't happen, but they are not being officially acknowleged/reported and followed...
Forum: VisitAruba.com BB Parties Thursday, January 29th, 2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,882
Posted By crosby
Re: Monday Night BB Parties

We'll be there from 2-6 to 3-26. We are from Livonia, Mi.
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, December 13th, 2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,015
Posted By crosby
Re: Happy Birthday Liz from N.J.

Happy Birthday from me too!
Forum: Polls Thursday, October 9th, 2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,867
Posted By crosby
Re: a survey for all

We will be spending 7 weeks in Aruba - Feb & March. That trip has been paid for. We will cut back on casinos. Next year will probably be less time. We are retired.
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, July 29th, 2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By crosby
Re: Visiting Aruba Soon! Need a Favor from someone there already!

For those looking for the post office, There was one in that shopping center that bordered the cruise dock. It was in the back corner. It was a very small branch. this complex is along the fence...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, July 25th, 2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By crosby
Re: Visiting Aruba Soon! Need a Favor from someone there already!

I have neverseen a low denomination postage stamp from Aruba. I know it is $1 to send a postcard. The post office is right near the cruise terminal.
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, June 13th, 2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,219
Posted By crosby
Re: New Look for Amigoe.com

I notice they don't translate everything to english. If you register with them is it all in english? An article re: Lacabana peaked my curiosity, but it wasn't translated. Anyone know what it...
Forum: Aruba Safety Monday, May 26th, 2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,908
Posted By crosby
Re: a safety warning

There was another death at Baby Beach. Saturday a family reported on of their party missing. He had gone snorkeling. He was found unconscious on some rocks. His body was pretty battered from the...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Monday, February 18th, 2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 77,401
Posted By crosby
Re: Madame Janette

My husband and I had a great dinner here on Valentines day. I had made reservations before by internet. The only time we could get was 9:30. It was well worth the wait. Our server was Jorge...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, February 3rd, 2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 574,314
Posted By crosby
Re: let's do a countdown part 2

8 days and we'll be basking in the sun for 6 weeks.
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, February 3rd, 2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 33,848
Posted By crosby
Re: Peter R. de Vries broadcast about Natalee Holloway case

No apologies necessary Sherry. Was on low carb diet once-never again.
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, February 3rd, 2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 33,848
Posted By crosby
Re: Peter R. de Vries broadcast about Natalee Holloway case

I was just going by what the Aruban authorities brought up at the time.
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, February 3rd, 2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 33,848
Posted By crosby
Re: Peter R. de Vries broadcast about Natalee Holloway case

This is a question. The Aruban authorities have maintained that there is a radar system which tracks all boat traffic to/from the island. If that's the case, wouldn't they have had knowlege of...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, November 10th, 2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,265
Posted By crosby
Re: I need help on lacabana split owners

Sorry these are Sunday to Sunday.
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, November 10th, 2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,265
Posted By crosby
Re: I need help on lacabana split owners

Those are the same dates as my calendar for the Aruban and Lacabana. Its allways good to check though, as sometimes week dates are different.
These dates are for Saturday to Saturdays.
Forum: La Cabana Resort Monday, October 15th, 2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,064
Posted By crosby
Re: Dunkin Donuts/Seattle's Best

Dunkin Donuts is still located at Lacabana Villas/Aruban Resort. It won't be moved untill they start the renovations there. Cinnabon will be just off the Lobby of the Beach & Racquet Club. They...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, September 5th, 2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,857
Posted By crosby
Re: Royal Cabana

Lucky you, Liz. We expect lots of pictures.
Forum: La Cabana Resort Tuesday, August 21st, 2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,227
Posted By crosby
Re:renovation plans/villas

The plans for the units at the villas are posted on lacabanaforum.com

The look is more luxurious and tropical.
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Tuesday, August 14th, 2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 77,401
Posted By crosby
Re: Madame Janette

We have never had a problem with MJ's re: bill. We go every March at least 3 times while there. I have read of an instance where the server presented the bill in Florins not dollars. It was...
Forum: La Cabana Resort Sunday, July 29th, 2007, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,848
Posted By crosby
Re: BRC_owners group on yahoo

Right! It is so frustrating having no voice as a Villa owner. I have observed some of the new BRC bulletin board and it is a disaster. I certainly hope the Gillmann Group comes through. I like...
Forum: La Cabana Resort Friday, July 13th, 2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,955
Posted By crosby
lacabana Villas

Any word on changes at the Villas? Have they started updating units? How about work on the Royal Cabana Casino? One report I saw said they were going to tear it down and start from scratch. Liz...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, June 9th, 2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,414
Posted By crosby
Re: The indigent in Oranjestad

Unfortunately, its like some areas anywhere. There are jobs for those who want them and there are those individuals dependent on drugs and/or alcohol.
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, June 7th, 2007, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,757
Posted By crosby
Re: flycheapabroad.com reliable?

insuremytrip.com is a valuable trip insurance website. If insurance is purchased within 14 days of purchase of tickets, many carriers will waive the pre-existing condition clause.
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Thursday, April 5th, 2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,225
Posted By crosby
Re: Salt & Pepper

We stopped after church on Sunday. My husband loves their hamburgers.
I like the gaspacho soup. Had it twice there for lunch. Had no problem with the visitaruba card. One night my husband...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 4th, 2007, 11:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,429
Posted By crosby
Re: ABC IsLANDS

From what I have read, crime is more prevalent in Curacoa. I would say Bonaire would be very quiet. It's known for diving and snorkeling. How is their public transportation, medical facilities etc...
Forum: La Cabana Resort Monday, January 15th, 2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,547
Posted By crosby
Re: Total Separation

Corrine,

Sadly, the few owners at the Villas have little or no say. Only about 12-13% of the villas units are sold. It is being run primarily as a hotel. What I have heard, If the sale goes...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 10th, 2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 16,594
Posted By crosby
Re: Attention: La Cabana Villa Owners

Corrine,

Did you know the former food & Beverage manager of the Brc and then the Villas is now Food & Beverage manager for Amsterdam Manor & Tulip?
This was in Rona Costners column.
crosby
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, December 20th, 2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,440
Posted By crosby
Stays over 30 days

What restrictions are there now for stays over 30 days? What is the proceedure when arriving? Will there be a government imposed Fee?
We will be staying just over 30 days (35) Feb./March 0f...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, December 18th, 2006, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,047
Posted By crosby
Re: Which is your favorite?

I like the variety and bakery at Hong Kings. We had a one day stop in Aruba on Thanksgiving. We were on a cruise. I went to the super market downtown and bought multi packages of stroopwafles...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, July 31st, 2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,705
Posted By crosby
Re: LaCabana Problems?

Theresa,
Your grandson will have a great time. Problems are the result of non ccommunication with the owners. Only about 15% of the villas is individually owned. Mostly it is run as a hotel. ...
Forum: La Cabana Resort Sunday, July 30th, 2006, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,550
Posted By crosby
Re: Any News on Villas and new ownership?

Wanetadrift,
No official news. The waterfall pool is being renovated. The Hangout hasalso been closed for renovations. Supposed to reopen in August as a bar, restaurant, and casino with slots and...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, July 28th, 2006, 10:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,073
Posted By crosby
Re: Aruba BB

Lynn S,
Yes, I couldn't connect either. Notice on screen says critical error.
Crosby
Forum: La Cabana Resort Thursday, June 29th, 2006, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,448
Posted By crosby
Re: Villas - Major Renovations in Future

Lauralyn,
The Brc members board has always been a hotbed of information/misinformation. At any rate, I enjoyed reading it daily. Needless to say I am frustrated at not being allowed access. ...
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