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New Orient Beach Hotel? #195378
05/20/2019 11:20 AM
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Friends said they heard there was a new Orient Beach hotel. Anybody heard? New hotel or old hotel refurbed with new name?

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Re: New Orient Beach Hotel? [Re: PelicanPirate] #195457
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When? This month? No new hotel that I saw, but that was two months ago. Palm Court, however reopens in July and that's good news. Just a short, flat walk to Orient Beach from this place.

Re: New Orient Beach Hotel? [Re: PelicanPirate] #195458
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Orient Beach Hotel

Found on facebook but I know nothing more about it.


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Re: New Orient Beach Hotel? [Re: PelicanPirate] #195459
05/21/2019 05:35 AM
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One of the comments said it was the old Blue Bay Beach Hotel, but I have no idea if that's correct



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Re: New Orient Beach Hotel? [Re: PelicanPirate] #195460
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One of the postings says the former Blue Bay Beach Hotel


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Re: New Orient Beach Hotel? [Re: PelicanPirate] #195498
05/21/2019 12:06 PM
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Not sure where the Blue Bay Beach Hotel was,but the architecture renderings looked like the damaged place north of La Playa



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Re: New Orient Beach Hotel? [Re: PelicanPirate] #195501
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Well darn it, isn't there somebody there that could scurry on over & get us the details??? Blue Bay didn't look that ready or worked on in January. Please!

Re: New Orient Beach Hotel? [Re: jeepers] #195529
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When we were in SXM in March someone we knew who had stayed at Blue Bay in the past said that there was a plan to reopen Blue Bay as a resort. He was skeptical of the whole idea.

There was quite a bit of damage in Blue Bay and we saw no significant signs of work being done.

That’s all I’ve got folks.

Re: New Orient Beach Hotel? [Re: PelicanPirate] #195535
05/22/2019 05:27 AM
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They were re-framing a couple of their roofs when we were there end of March. We drove by later to take a closer look and saw that there are people staying in the two building closet to the old Waikiki. I was previously told that they had several long term renters or leases in some of the 1st and 2nd floor units. We stayed there in May 2017 and absolutely loved it there. Obviously our 2018 reservation was cancelled. Great location, nice rooms and quick access to the beach. Hope it reopens soon!

Re: New Orient Beach Hotel? [Re: PelicanPirate] #195536
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In late April there was extensive gutting being done.


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