What is the difference between ocean view and oceanfront?
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Ocean front are balconies facing the ocean where ocean view is not necessarily in the front of the hotel, it can be at the side.
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I believe the difference is whether you can see the ocean clearly or not. Obviously, higher rooms on the ocean side have the best ocean view. Be careful, however; the rooms at the ends of highest floors do not have balconies. We requested a change in order to get a balcony. The highest floors are generally used for the Premium Club patrons.
I think the Ocean view rooms are higher up and ocean front are the first 2 or 3 floors. I would suggest asking for rooms higher up and at the ends of the floor as they are larger . The rooms with balconies have only enough room for maybe 2 chairs on the balcony but the end rooms have a window that slides open and a table with 4 chairs and it is just like sitting on a large balcony with the window open.
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