Antarctica Marathon 2014: Sheraton Libertador Review

Antarctica Marathon 2014: Sheraton Libertador Review

This was a hotel I stayed at for a night before spending the next few nights at the Marriott Park Plaza that was booked by Marathon Tours.

  • Running A Marathon in Antarctica and Australia in 2014
  • Planning
  • Hotels, Flights, Final Deposit, Medevac Insurance
  • Training
  • Flight BOS-JFK-EZE (Domestic first, 777-200 business)
  • Sheraton Libertador Review
  • Marriott Park Plaza Hotel (san Martin) Review
  • Shakeout Run in Buenos Aires
  • Buenos Aires Daytime Bicycle tour (urban bike)
  • Las Nazarenas and Argentinian Cuisine
  • Marathon Tours Champagne Toast and Dinner
  • EZE City Tour with Marathon Tours
  • Flight down to Ushuaia (on Aerolineas Argentinas)
  • OneOcean Ship Introduction (valvilov)
  • Night 1
  • Day 1 at sea
  • Ship Daily Routine
  • Marathon Tours and OneOcean cruise
  • Trip Clothing and Gear Recommendations
  • Antarctica Camera and Tech Recommendations
  • Staying Online in Antarctica, Tweeting and FB via Email
  • Alcohol onboard Marathon Tours Antarctic Cruise
  • Kayaking on Marathon Tours Antarctica Marathon Trip
  • Day 1: Yankee Harbor, vacuum Party, and Zodiac operations
  • Day 2: Half Moon Island
  • Day 3: Race Day
  • Antarctica Marathon Runner Highlight: Overall Winner: Bartek
  • Antarctica Marathon Runner Highlight: Blind Runner: Henrick Wagner
  • Day 4: Dahno Island, Michelson Bay
  • Day 4: Race Award Ceremony
  • Day 5: Curverville Island, Wilhelmina Bay
  • Day 6: Paradise Bay, First and only Continental Antarctica Landing
  • Day 6: Outdoor BBQ in Paradise Bay
  • Day 6: Paradise Bay Zodiac Cruise and Seals
  • Day 6: Champagne Toast and after dinner Pictionary
  • Sheraton BA convention Center Review
  • AA First EZE-MIA-BOS Review

Sheraton Libertador Hotel Review

Check in took a bit longer than usual. I waited about ten minutes before I got to check in. I was confirmed for a junior suite but I asked and managed to get into the presidential suite. They ensured me that it was exactly the same suite Jamison got a few months ago.

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The suite was nice. The living room was pretty large and the kitchen was nice but there were no pots. There were tons of dishes, cups and saucers, but nothing to cook with. I think it was meant to serve people instead of cooking for them.


There was a separate work room.

The first picture is of the guest bathroom. The main bathroom had a small room for toilet, sauna, shower, and also Jacuzzi. The bedroom was also a good size as well.


The lounge was a good size, but on the weekends it is closed for a few hours. The spread was decent.

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The pool was nice and the workout area was good too. There was an indoor area to sunbathe.

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The elevator was pretty stupid in this hotel. If you wanted to go up from any floor other than the first floor, when you pressed the up button, an elevator would arrive but it always went back down. You would end up having to go all the way down and then back up. Sometimes if you were fast enough you could swipe your card and then press a button before it decided to go back downstairs. Also, one elevator was on the side so make sure to watch out for the LCD displays. The one on the far right shows the status of the elevator on the right side.

Overall, it was a good hotel with a nice fitness and pool area and lounge, but the elevators are just really annoying.

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