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Grande Ocean - Building/Room/Floor Help

CULox99

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I have made an offer on a Grande Ocean for $16,000 Platinum OceanFront and it just cleared ROFR from Marriott. The exact room is 8021 in the Dolphin Building. Does anyone know how the room numbers work at GO? Floor & Location. Thanks so much!
 

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Corner unit on the second floor on the front of the building (will be third floor given garage is ground floor). Numbering starts with 8 for all units. Second number designates one of the ten buildings.....starts with 0 (Dolphin) and ends with 9 (Starfish). Floor is the third number and then unit. Dolphin is not the closest building to the beach. It is my favorite building though.
 

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I have made an offer on a Grande Ocean for $16,000 Platinum OceanFront and it just cleared ROFR from Marriott. The exact room is 8021 in the Dolphin Building. Does anyone know how the room numbers work at GO? Floor & Location. Thanks so much!
I think we had that unit this summer, I know we did last summer. But the reality is it means nothing other than to confirm it's an OF purchase. You do not have the option of reserving the underlying unit with MVC though you could request it.
 

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I think we had that unit this summer, I know we did last summer. But the reality is it means nothing other than to confirm it's an OF purchase. You do not have the option of reserving the underlying unit with MVC though you could request it.
Correct. Floating week and floating unit. Deeded week and unit is only for inventory purposes.
 

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I have made an offer on a Grande Ocean for $16,000 Platinum OceanFront and it just cleared ROFR from Marriott. The exact room is 8021 in the Dolphin Building. Does anyone know how the room numbers work at GO? Floor & Location. Thanks so much!
First, congratulations! You've done a good thing.
You will love your new resort home, and you will adore the many wonderful views you'll have as you enjoy them with your family.
Imho, it's the finest timeshare resort on the east coast, and you'll see that as the years go by.

As you've read in the other posts, the designation of a specific week and unit simply records a "real" entity that you now own.
A real estate purchase of any kind, even a floating one in a timeshare resort, must have some sort of tangible real estate description
that will be given to you in exchange for your purchase....i.e., something you can put your finger on, so to speak....a deed!
An analogy----you bought it, so they hand you a brick that you now own, and no one else owns THAT brick.
Your house where you live has a specific address too, both of which are deeded and recorded.

Beyond that deeded "piece" of the resort that you now own, there is no relevance except in the week and unit number where you'll "live"
when you're there....except that it will be somewhere among the several oceanfront units.
And by the location of that unit, being by definition one of the "Oceanfront" units in the documents, you are now always guaranteed
to be assigned an oceanfront unit whenever you occupy.

Please take the time during your first few visits to look at all the buildings (and balconies) that comprise the oceanfront units,
and try to request different ones each time as you begin your adventures. High floors, low floors---all offer varying but good experiences.
There are wonderful things about each of their unique locations, and the variety of experiences going forward will always make
your visits enjoyable.
This summer we requested the 3rd floor of an oceanfront building, and it was awesome. We enjoy each of the five floors.
You will never have the old "same old, same old" mentality that fixed units have.
Welcome to Grande Ocean.

aerial view
 
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As others have said, the Unit Number and Week designations in a Grande Ocean deed serve only to confirm the view placement and season dates within the floating schedule:

Grande Ocean map - If you draw a horizontal line across the map just under the Sea Horse and Sand Castle buildings, all units in the top portion are Oceanfront ("close to ocean" in the reservation system) and all units in the bottom portion are Oceanside ("courtyard view.")

Grande Ocean calendar - Weeks 24 through 34 comprise Platinum season; all deeds are "floating" with no deeds sold as fixed weeks/units.

Reservations are taken first-come-first-serve with the Reservation Windows for single Weeks opening 12-months in advance. Competition for summer on the beach at Hilton Head can be fierce so your best chance at success will be to try to confirm a reservation as soon as the window opens. Unit placement is determined by the resort staff a few weeks before check-in based on any requests made by owners/guests as well as past placements. (Grande Ocean is one of the resorts where they try to give each owner a fair chance at being placed in the "best/most requested" units so if you get a high-floor direct-ocean view one year, the next you might get a low-floor side-ocean placement.)

Welcome to TUG, congrats on the purchase, and I hope all the info you're getting helps you to understand it. :)
 
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