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Barceló Aruba

J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 83 | Palm Beach  [SEE MAP]Palm Beach  [SEE ADDRESS]

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On-site amenities include a casino, tennis courts and seven restaurants
Charges apply for in-room Wi-Fi
Barceló Aruba sits on Aruba's northwestern coast. The resort's 373 guest rooms and suites all feature private balconies or terraces, Wi-Fi access (for a fee) and dark wood furnishings. Some upgraded accommodations also offer hot tubs. Recent visitors praised the property's clean and comfortable digs, though some felt the outdated decor did not justify the high room rate. The seven on-site restaurants also receive mixed feedback. While some past diners lamented the limited, subpar options, others enjoyed their meals, especially at the Italian and Japanese a la carte dining venues. After satiating their appetites, guests can test their luck in the casino, head down to the beach or post up on a chaise lounge by the free-form pool. The property's all-inclusive room rates also cover activities like kayaking, scuba diving lessons and tennis in addition to all meals and drinks.
Palm Beach
Hotel Class
Property Type
All-inclusive resort and casino, 373 rooms
Primary View
Neighborhood, Ocean



  • 4.0Hotel Class


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Critic Reviews



This full service, all-inclusive beachfront resort has a range of room types and activities. Upgrade to the Royal Level for the optimum experience.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 5944 have reviewed the Barceló Aruba, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 5944 reviews 4.0 (based on 5944 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Deluxe guest rooms (Barceló Aruba's standard accommodations) feature traditional Caribbean-style decor with bright blue accents throughout and are equipped with one king-sized or two double beds. All accommodations boast balconies or terraces, and amenities include coffee makers, flat-screen TVs, hair dryers and air conditioning.
  • In-room Wi-Fi access costs $12 per day
  • Hot tubs in select accommodations

Standard room size409 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Barceló Aruba overlooks Palm Beach, less than 7 miles northwest of Oranjestad. Several other resorts and amenities sit within walking distance, and a casino is available on-site.
  • Nearly 7 miles northwest of Queen Beatrix International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (with fee)

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping


Guests have access to seven restaurants and two bars on the property. The Palm is an international buffet restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and a variety of themed dinners. Italian cuisine and fine wines are featured at L'Olio, authentic Mexican fare stars at México Lindo and Japanese favorites (including some prepared on teppanyaki tables) steal the show at Kyoto, which also offers a sushi bar and two private tatami tables. Those looking for a taste of the sea can find it at Arubian Seafood, while Club de Playa serves grilled specialties and light lunch fare. An additional restaurant is available for travelers staying in Royal Level accommodations.
  • All meals and drinks covered by all-inclusive room rates
  • Live music nightly at Lobby Bar

Number of restaurants7

Cuisine TypesBuffet, Asian, Italian, American, Mexican, Latin American

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast


Barceló Aruba's lagoon-style pool features a man-made rock island with a waterfall feature in the center and is surrounded by palm trees, chaise lounges and two outdoor whirlpools. Pool bars and hammocks are also available on the pool deck. At the beach, visitors will find additional chairs and hammocks, plus complimentary water sports equipment like kayaks and sailboats.
  • Beach volleyball
  • Free weekly scuba diving lessons in pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar


The resort's kids club offers supervised activities for children ages 4 to 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Older kids and teens can take advantage of the various on-site water sports and leisure activities available, including beach volleyball, kayaking, water polo and sailing.
  • All-inclusive room rates cover kids club activities and water sports equipment rentals
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs


The property's fitness center features a variety of cardiovascular and weight-training equipment, but most guests prefer to take advantage of the resort's outdoor recreational activities. The all-inclusive rates cover activities like tennis, beach volleyball, sailing and kayaking. Guests can also rent windsurfing and kitesurfing equipment for a fee.
  • Private tennis lessons (charges apply)
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


Barceló Aruba features indoor and outdoor meeting and event venues, including the Grand Aruba Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 750 guests in a theater-style setting. The ballroom features a built-in stage and state-of-the-art lighting and sound equipment, and the resort offers an array of audiovisual assistance and business equipment. There are also two smaller ballrooms and the VIP Meeting Room, which can accommodate up to 75 guests for a theater-style event.
  • Wi-Fi access costs extra

Number of meeting rooms4

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available


The resort offers both indoor and outdoor wedding ceremony and reception venues, including the elegant Grand Aruba Ballroom and the beach. A variety of wedding packages are available for elopements, vow renewals and destination weddings, and the resort's professional wedding planners will customize details for celebrations.
  • Grand Aruba Ballroom can accommodate up to 500 guests for a reception and up to 340 guests for a banquet

Maximum wedding guest capacity500

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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