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Greenwich, Connecticut
Reviewed yesterday NEW

High standard casitas in lush, tropical garden across the street from The Ritz Carlton. Extra bonus was the dedicated sun loungers on the beach, plus a 20% discount on F&B spend at the Ritz. Very friendly and accommodating staff.

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El Masnou, Sapin
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We found the hotel very pleasant. With espacious "casitas" surrounded by a nice garden, where you can prepare your own food if you want. Beach is close and so is the action in case you want it. Staff is very nice and efficient. I do certainly recommend it to couples or to families

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Jamaica, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Aruba is beautiful. The Boardwalk Hotel encapsulates the Islands beauty in a relaxing tropical setting. The vibrant blue color accents are wonderful. The Casitas were comfortable and spacious for a family of 5. The beachside Palapas are very nice, though they require daily reservations at the front deak. During busy times the surrounding beach can be noisy. (it's between the...

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TheBoardwalkAruba, Front Office Manager at Boardwalk Hotel Aruba, responded to this review

Dear Jay L, Thank you for your review of Boardwalk Small Hotel, the team and I are delighted that your family of 5 had a memorable and tranquility experience and that you enjoyed the surroundings of all aspects of the hotel. It is good to hear that the kids loved their stay with us, this makes the holiday for the...

New Hampshire
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I just returned from our stay at the Boardwalk. We can not express how much we both feel in love with this hotel!! It truly is a gem and felt like home. The staff were amazing and helpful with anything you might need. The hotel offers soo much - full kitchens (with everything you could possibly need...

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TheBoardwalkAruba, Front Office Manager at Boardwalk Hotel Aruba, responded to this review

Dear SKGagnon26, Thank you for your lovely review of Boardwalk Small Hotel, we are so glad you had such a positive experience with us, especially the feeling like home and the amazing helpful staff. We much appreciate your recommendation to others, please come back soon so we can spoil you again! We thank you for choosing Boardwalk Small Hotel as...

Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wonderful experience at Boardwalk. Everyone on staff there was friendly and helpful. The grounds feel very private and are beautifully maintained. Beach access was convenient. Being able to reserve a palapa everyday made our beach experience so pleasant. I would definitely return. Thanks to all the Boardwalk staff😎🌴.

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TheBoardwalkAruba, Front Office Manager at Boardwalk Hotel Aruba, responded to this review

Dear Valerie D, Thank you for your review of Boardwalk Small Hotel, we appreciate your kind words and are glad you liked our beautifully maintained and private grounds and the Boardwalk Beach across the street so much as these are the things that make Boardwalk a special place for many visitors. Our friendly and helpful staff is giving you their...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can almost drive right past it, nestled off a traffic circle in Palm Beach, but this gem of a hotel made a wonderful week in Aruba an outstanding one. First, let's stipulate that it's not for everyone. It has no doormen, no 24-hour concierge, no elevators, no casino, no tennis courts, no bars and no attitude. What it does...

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TheBoardwalkAruba, Front Office Manager at Boardwalk Hotel Aruba, responded to this review

Dear Keith P, Thank you for your review of Boardwalk Small Hotel, we really appreciate you taking the time to write such an extensive and lovey review. Really delighted that you appreciated the atmosphere (style, quiet, relaxation, comfort) we have strived so hard for to create here. It is good to hear that you loved our free palapas with beach...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from aruba,the boardwalk hotel was great,,private casitas,very helpful,friendly staff,great promotion packages, romance package was terrific , close to beaches and casinos. Would definitely stay again. Online reservations and promotional access is easy. Staff responds to email questions promptly

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TheBoardwalkAruba, Front Office Manager at Boardwalk Hotel Aruba, responded to this review

Dear owen1616, Thank you for your review of Boardwalk Small Hotel, we are so glad you had such a positive experience with us, especially the romance package and the helpful and friendly staff. We thank you for choosing Boardwalk Small Hotel as your preferred place of stay in Aruba and it is good to hear that you are definitely staying...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful spot to stay when in Aruba. Small, private, quiet, lovely grounds, very helpful staff, clean roomy Casitas, easy access to a beautiful beach (3 minute walk). If you like crowds, go somewhere else! If you like cozy, comfortable adult lodging, this is the place for you!

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TheBoardwalkAruba, Front Office Manager at Boardwalk Hotel Aruba, responded to this review

Dear Randy K, Thank you for your review of Boardwalk Small Hotel, we appreciate your kind words and are glad you liked our cozy comfortable lodging, helpful staff and easy access to our beautiful beach so much as these are the things that make Boardwalk a special place for many visitors. We thank you for choosing Boardwalk Small Hotel as...

Kansas City, Kansas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The perfect place to stay if you prefer small hotels to high rises. But with the best of both worlds (as it's situated next to the Ritz Carlton...so you can get drinks and dine at the Ritz with a 20% discount card you get with your stay!) truly can't wait to return to this low key hideaway.

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TheBoardwalkAruba, Front Office Manager at Boardwalk Hotel Aruba, responded to this review

Dear staceycurtispt, Thank you for your review of Boardwalk Small Hotel. It is always rewarding to receive great feedback like this and we really do appreciate your taking time out to review us here. It is good to hear that you enjoyed the best of both worlds by making use of the special services of the Ritz Carlton. We look...

Atlantic Beach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a cozy lovely well kept small. Boutique hotel this is for you. Great staff. Clean with kitchens you can really cook in. Highly recommended The beach huts were great and the fact that you can reserve them is terrific

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Dear Ellen Z, Thank you for your review of Boardwalk Small Hotel. It is always rewarding to receive great feedback like this and we really do appreciate your taking time out to review us here. It is good to hear that you enjoyed the kitchen and the use of the beach huts which you can reserve a day in advance....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The boutique-style Boardwalk Small Hotel offers 14 spacious casitas spread out in the peaceful gardens of a historic coconut plantation. The hotel is located just a 3 minutes walk from popular Palm Beach where you can enjoy our NEW cozy beach area, providing shade and lounge chairs. All 14 casitas are tastefully decorated in fresh Caribbean colors and feature a large living room, fully equipped kitchen, modern bathroom, separate bedroom(s), private patio equipped with your own hammock and BBQ grill, TV, full air conditioning and free WIFI. Daily breakfast service is available. Other perks and privileges include daily housekeeping services, complimentary beach towels, beach chairs, cool box and snorkel gear. The owners of the hotel, fun twin sisters, offer concierge services and excellent recommendations, providing you with the local scoop. The boutique-style Boardwalk Small Hotel with palm-fringed gardens and cozy swimming pool offers the ultimate setting for a relaxing and romantic vacation in Aruba. Couples of all ages as well as young families will truly enjoy this hidden gem in Palm Beach, Aruba. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Boardwalk Hotel Aruba

Address: Bakval 20, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
Region: Caribbean > Aruba > Palm - Eagle Beach
Price Range: £198 - £383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Boardwalk Hotel Aruba 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Boardwalk Vacation Retreat Hotel
Boardwalk Hotel Aruba Palm - Eagle Beach
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#2 Romantic Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#5 Business Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
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“outdoor grill and electric stivetop is nice, but there is no oven, so prepare your foodstuffs accordingly.”
 of 5 bubbles , 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All casitas looked individual designed, therefore they have something special compared to the others. Making your casita always the best.”
 of 5 bubbles Eleonore1984, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the casitas are fine. Beds are great, and the AC works well.”
 of 5 bubbles L4289SLthomasb, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make any requests you need with the front desk before 5pm.”
 of 5 bubbles C947ENjosephr, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Take the 1 bedroom casita ”
 of 5 bubbles 131daanh, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
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