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Barceló Aruba - All Inclusive

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8.0
Excellent
2,933 reviews
+297 586 4500

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Pool

Deluxe Resort Experience in Palm Beach, Aruba

Near Great Attractions

The Occidental Grand Aruba - All Inclusive provides a vacation experience with deluxe amenities. From sports to nightly entertainment, guests can craft the vacation they've always dreamed of, whether it be full of activities or simply lounging on the beach.

Experience many exciting attractions nearby, like shopping and golf. Fisherman's Hut Beach is within walking distance and has consistently strong winds, making it a great place for windsurfing and kite surfing. For a deep water adventure, head to the Antilla Shipwreck, where divers can get a fascinating look at a WWII shipwreck and see diverse aquatic life.

Activities Around the Clock

Active vacationers will find myriad fun water activities and sports to engage in at the Occidental Grand Aruba. As part of the all-inclusive package, guests can get scuba demonstrations at the pool, grab some snorkeling gear and see beneath the ocean's surface, paddle out in a kayak, or participate in any of the number of daily beach activities the hotel plans. Tennis and volleyball are also available for those who would rather take a break from the salt and stay on dry land.

Nights are as fun as days at this hotel. The Grand Ballroom has a variety of entertainment, which changes each night. Six restaurants, ranging from casual to elegant, will satisfy even the most discerning culinary tastes. Five bars open each night, with a variety of entertainment to please every type of guest.

Relaxing Rooms

Your room at the Occidental Grand Aruba is the perfect place to lounge during your vacation. Wake up late and enjoy a cup of coffee made with your in-room coffee maker while sitting out on the furnished balcony or terrace. Later, relax in front of the satellite TV and DVD player while enjoying a drink from the minibar, which is stocked every other day. All rooms feature elegant beach-inspired furnishings. Rooms are available from a standard size with a king bed or two doubles, all the way up to deluxe suites with dining areas and Jacuzzis.

The Bottom Line

The Occidental Grand Aruba offers an all-inclusive resort experience. Guests who want vacationing to be easy, with lots of activities and entertainment options, will find everything they need here. Though you can branch away from the planned activities to explore Palm Beach on your own, it's best to take advantage of all that the all-inclusive has to offer.

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User Highlights
8.0
Excellent
Location
"Buffets and bars were exceptional" "Beautiful shops of the town"
98% liked the proximity to shopping.
98% appreciated the closeness to the beach.
Service
"Concierge desk is impeccable" "Check in process was effortless"
90% found the staff to be very friendly.
54% indicated the reception staff was not good.
Breakfast
"Fresh prepared egg" "Breakfast and lunch were great"
Pool
"Loved the pool area" "Pool and beach areas were amazing"
Only 65% thought the pool was clean.
Food
"Buffets and bars were exceptional" "Hosts at the restaurants were rude"
Only 56% were satisfied with the menu.
69% complained about the fish/seafood dishes.
Bar and Beverages
"Attentive bartender at the beach" "Bartenders and staff were very friendly"
Alcoholic drinks were awful, according to 51%.
Lovely bar service, according to 76%.
Vibe
"Our stay was quite enjoyable" "Slot machines are outdated"
70% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
For 58%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard.
Amenities
"Lobby was cigarette smell" "Floor there was always a mildew smell"
56% thought the building was acceptable.
For 58%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard.
Room
"Thrilled that the air conditioner" "Chairs being cleaned every morning"
85% thought they were poorly maintained.
77% complained about the bathroom.
WiFi
"WI-FI SHOULD BE FREE" "INTERNET ACCESS HORRIBLE"
82% said the wifi quality was bad.
65% thought it was adequately priced.
Comfort
"No clean towels left and bed sheets" "Mattresses are very worn out"
Air conditioning was criticized by 94%.
Beds were acceptable for 68%.
Wellness Area
"Jacuzzis were not working" "Jacuzzi broke"

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Hotel Information
Features
Air-conditioned
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Casino
Child Activities
Child Care
Concierge
Fitness Center
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Free Wifi
Handicap
Pool
Restaurant
Spa or Sauna
Details
Check-In
From 4:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Check-Out
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
364
Fees
Add-ons
  • Internet Fee: USD 20 per day (rates may vary)
Smoking
Some smoking-allowed rooms
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible
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