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Thread: Smell at Amsterdam Manor

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    Not so sure it because of the waste treatment facility,I’ve smelled the same bad odor near the footbridge at the ritz hotel and other areas that is because of the stagnant water in the mangroves could be the same thing is happening around the treatment facility especially during the rainy season but it’s just a guess
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    We would walk from the ritz to the divi every day. The smell as you walk over that bridge by the ritz is horrible and it is every day so i am thinking its the stagnant water. Once you pass that section with the stagnant water, the smell is gone but it is there every single morning

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    The smell and the flies........ we stayed at AM (loved the property and the beach) one year and would not go back because of the flies..... and where do flies breed....? Yuck
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    I think the smell from stagnant water is from the salinas across from the Marriott and across from the Ritz, near the skydive landing area......stinky, tolerable, not a poop smell.
    The sewer treatment smell is a different smell. (poopy diaper/clear the room kinda smell). Smell at Amsterdam Manor-img_1641-jpg
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    Yuck- Not sure exactly where you are talking about but I hate any smell that resembles crap....Last summer when we were over at the Boardwalk I smelled something near the marsh out front on several days and it smelled like disgusting water....not poop maybe that is what you are talking about. It was the only time I noticed it at the Boardwalk and if it was there on any other visit (assuming we would stay there again which we wont) I would boycott it like the plague as well, lol. If you are talking about the bridge outback by the Ritz heading away from the hotel area we actually got our vows renewed there 3 years ago and did not smell a thing. That was probably the only time we ever went near that area.....I don't like walking that way as I find the sand has tons of rocks and not something I want to walk on with no shoes.

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    We would walk from the ritz to the divi every day. The smell as you walk over that bridge by the ritz is horrible and it is every day so i am thinking its the stagnant water. Once you pass that section with the stagnant water, the smell is gone but it is there every single morning
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    Yes that bridge from the beach onto ritz property. All i know is for 36 days religiously we did that walk and for 36 days there was that smell but only by the bridge and the first couple of cabanas once you cross the bridge onto ritz. As you move away from the bridge that crosses that water, the smell goes away

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