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Can any one tell me the difference when you book Club Amigo between , run of the house and standard room? what does run of the house mean?

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gems04Toronto:

"Run of the house" usually means that you don't know what kind of hotel room you will get until you get to the hotel and check in. But in this case with Club Amigo Carisol Los Corales, all the rooms are pretty much the same, except for the bungalow rooms which sit on the beach. Here is a description of the rooms for both Carisol & Los Corales. Hope this helps:

There are 5 blocks of rooms at each Carisol & Los Corales. The blocks of rooms at both are 2 storey, with the 2nd floor having balconies.

Los Corales Resort:

Block 100 is closest to the buffet & lobby and fronts on the ala carte area, and backs on the parking lot. This block can also be 'noisy' during the daytime, as everyone mostly walks thro this block to get to the buffet or lobby.

Block 200 fronts on the stage area & partial pool and backs on the beach.

Block 300 fronts on the pool & backs on the beach. It is also closest to the seafood ala carte restaurant.

The 100, 200 & 300 blocks of rooms all have patio doors coming off the rooms which will look out towards the beach area. The main door going into the rooms face the pool. These rooms are 'single wide' rooms, meaning 1 row of rooms.

Block 400 fronts on the pool and backs on the mountainous area.

Block 500 fronts on the pool and backs on a dilapidated vacant building (not a pretty site).

Blocks 400 & 500 have the larger rooms. The 400 & 500 blocks of rooms also have patio areas facing the pools. These blocks are 'double wide' meaning 2 rows of rooms - there are rooms that have balconies facing the mountains, and the front rooms face the pool area.

If you request the 200 or 300 block of rooms you will have a better view of the Caribbean.

Carisol Resort:

101 - 124 Rooms- close to the Lobby and Italian Restaurant, with patios & balconies facing the pool & the entrance doors faces the field with the road & hills.

201 - 224 Rooms - Patios & balconies facing the pool & Entertainment Stage & the entrance doors face the field with road and hills.

301 - 324 Rooms - Patios & balconies facing the pool & back of Entertainment Stage & the entrance doors facing the field that divides the 2 hotels with Los Corales in the distance & mountains in the background.

401 - 424 Rooms - Patios & balconies facing the pool & Entertainment Stage & the entrance doors facing the bungalows.

501 - 524 Rooms - closer to the Buffet Restaurant. Patios & balconies facing the Recreation Centre & pool & entrance doors facing the bungalows.

The bungalows at both Carisol & Los Corales are on the beach area, & have just recently been reopened after renovations. The bungalows consist of 4-5 larger rooms, with small sitting areas.

I dont know why the travel site says 'run of the house' or 'standard' rooms... they are all pretty much the same. Hope this answers your question.

Edited: 20 February 2012, 18:11
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Thanks again for your info.just was wondering, we really don't care what the rooms are like, as long as they are clean and safe, we take a large group of friends with us when we go on our holidays, we have a great time where ever we go,how can you not, great beaches , sun, the beautiful Cuban people and cold cristal.....life (holidays) are what you make of it....and we always make the best of it.

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