Re: no answer on the islands police involvement
Date: June 01, 2009 11:08AM
Anon, I stayed at Little Bay Beach Hotel until DIVI chased away the annual guests with TS sales.We stayed there from 78/79 thru 86/87 when DIVI purchased the hotel and started renovations.We weren't notified before arriving and many of complained about the construction going on.Myself and others refuse to stay at a hotel during construction.DIVI offered us a free week the following Feb but I wasn't interested.They drove us crazy trying to sell TS units while having lunch, dinner, or at the beach.I remember DIVI charged a couple we met $40,000.00 to purchase the last 2 wks of Feb.Most of the regular guests moved to different hotels. TS was still a very new concept on SXM in those DAYS.Plus DIVI fired the wonderful ladies that worked at the hotel and restaurant. They began buffet dinning instead of the usual table service for breakfast & dinner. LBBH was noted for great food, beach,and service in those DAYS. We were forced to move to LaHabitation & Esmeralda for the next 20+ yrs of vacations.We loved the beach/ocean front ground floor units. The Alhambra Casino was wonderful but DIVI closed it, too.I haven't been back to see how the complex turned out.
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/01/2009 11:09AM by BobP.