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Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   J.E. Irausquin Blvd. #248 | Aruba, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Ranked #6 of 9 hotels in Oranjestad
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Palm Coast, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Tropicana the week of Aug 15. After reading reviews, I was a bit skeptical. But, Tropicana is working hard at improvements. Slowly, but surly it will happen, but it will take time. The suite we occupied was clean, the bed, although small, was comfortable. The A/C control was locked, so you could not adjust the temp,... More

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Hanover, Maryland
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a old timeshare property. They only cleaned once a week. I wont ever stay there again. When you complain, they said ok. Never again. The only perk was that it was right across from the grocery store.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The rooms are spacious, but tired. The AC seemed to work either full on or off. So it was a choice between being in a refrigerator or a musty damp room. The in-room Internet advertised on their web site does not exist, and the free Internet in the lobby is spotty at best. The Tennis courts advertised on the web... More

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at the hotel was very friendly and helpful. They were patient and made sure we got the answers we needed. The room was clean, the televisions worked when we had time to watch. Theie was an outing we heard about and we wanted to attend but had no idea how to get the information, we took it to... More

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New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a nice place to stay. Me and my husband stayed at this hotel 4 nights and we find it comfortable and clean. The rooms are like little apartments and they have everything you need. There is not much to do at night at the hotel but you can find your way around it.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently returned from Aruba on August 17. Stayed at the Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino. We were greeted promptly upon arrival with a friendly staff. The hotel is extremely clean and beautiful. Very close walking distance to the beautiful Eagle Beach and a huge grocery store which has a wonderful assortment of fresh foods, alcohol, anything you need! Several... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will never recommend this place to anyone. The refrigerator had rust inside of it and the room had a musty odor. They moved us to the ground level which they said was a upgrade. The upgrade had ants in the kitchen and mold in the shower 😭

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Horrible Hotel, I have never been to a hotel where the bathroom is dirty and the rooms smelled like stinky armpits. Front desk staff are less than helpful, and the supervisor/lead (Phillipino-looking woman) is lazy and dishonest. On top of that a staff at the Dunkin Donuts on site was cursing at a customer. Their driver Raymond was polite nevertheless.... More

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New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a family friendly hotel. Rooms are very spacious. The hotel is located across the street from a super market so dining in is an option. The hotel has several grilling areas. Nice pools that are cleaned everyday.

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TropicanaGM, Executive Administrative Assistant at Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our property. We hope to see you again. Kind regards, Jacky Filiciana Executive Administrative assistant More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The past few years have been less than stellar for the resort, but the hard work of the property manager and staff it is coming back. The improvements are commendable,to include rooms (clean, freshly painted and upgrades) and the outside ( manicured lawn areas, pools, new pool bar and restaurant). Yes it still needs some work, but it suits you... More

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TropicanaGM, General Manager at Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hi Regina, Thank you for the kind words. I’m glad you had a good time and have seen our progress first hand. I hope we continue to improve and can welcome you back for many years to come. Regards, Brian Stedeford General Manager More

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Address: J.E. Irausquin Blvd. #248 | Aruba, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Location: Caribbean > Aruba > Oranjestad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino 3*
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Also Known As:
Tropicana Aruba Resort And Casino
Tropicana Aruba Hotel Oranjestad
The Aruban Hotel
Aruban Hotel Oranjestad
Aruba La Cabana
La Cabana Resort Aruba
Aruban Resort Casino
Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino Oranjestad

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Bon Bini! Experience a world of limitless adventure and sun-filled days in Aruba. The Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino is just a short stroll to the white sands of Eagle Beach and centrally located in the low-rise district away from the crowds. In addition to lounging around on one of the Top 10 beaches in the world, Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino is near a myriad of entertainment options, numerous attractions, live cultural events and of course, shopping. When you need a break from the action, grab a book (or turn on your tablet) and check out the pool. Don't forget to stop by Bikini's Pool Bar & Grill and we'll serve you up a frosty beverage of your choice. Should you need any assistance making reservations or scheduling activities, our friendly on-site concierge staff will be happy to assist you. We can even create a special package of events tailored to your specific interests. We look forward to welcoming you! Sincerely, Brian Stedeford General Manager ... more   less 
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