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Occidental Grand Aruba

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 83 | Palm Beach, Aruba, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Long Valley, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went with four other couples for a week, if it had only been my wife & I we would have left after the first day. Aruba is beautiful, loved the pool, the ocean and the beach, the weather was terrific every day of our stay. However, don't be fooled by the signs which say you can only get a shady... More

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East Dennis, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have been time share owners/vacationers at the Occidental since 2001. Now we spend all of March in Aruba. Each year the Occidental improves with changes large and small, making our stay a welcome bridge between the harsh NE winter and the glorious Cape Cod spring. Recently, we enjoyed the new menu changes made at the Italian... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just got back from occidental aruba had a great time. Read thru these reviews before going and had some second thoughts...but all in all one of the best hotels on the strip imo. Italian and oriental were great drinks were good...met some awsome people had a great time. I would go back again. Take the review for what its worth..don't... More

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Detroit, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I liked this resort, we are vacation club members. The beach and pool were very nice. Nice walkway along the beach and close to shops. The staff were very friendly, especially our room steward, Santa - always a smile and a "hello". The only complaint is like the others, the food was not that great and kind of boring selections... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited this Resort for 7 days early April 2014. I read the reviews however, there seemed to be more positives than negatives; I should have adhered to the negatives. Before I get to the Pro's & Con's please note that if you are considering upgrading to Royal Service - don't --- it's not worth the extra $$$ - -... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First of all lets start by saying their whole check in procedure is completely outdated and they dont even have computers they check you in with paper. Then the food is disgusting and I would never recommend staying here to anyone!!!!! Lets get to what they really did. We arrived early and they would not let us check in early... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we went to aruba in Jan 2014 to escape the cold. the weather was perfect. the hotel was not crowded at all. the beach was amazing. the food was good. the AM brunch at the palm was a buffet style. we went to same people every morning since they were so friendly and helpful. find Marienne or Renado for breakfast.... More

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was my 5th trip to the Occidental, as a timeshare member. All categories were the same, very good, except the food. We were told the chef retired and the search was on for a replacement. The food at breakfast and lunch were the same for seven days, no variety.The food in the specialty restaurants was very good. I heard... More

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Hampton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Occidental is in a very great location... You are in walking distance to a lot of shops. The staff is wonderful. Ivette and Belinda are excellent concierge. They answered ever question we had and lead us in the right direction. Micheal is the greatest bar tender... He can make any drink you want and he has a wonderful personality. We... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have been to Aruba 5 times in the last 4 years. We have stayed at other hotels and have found the Occidental to be the best. It is well worth the additional cost to stay at the Royal Club. The private check in and the private restaurant are just part of the benefits. The Royal Club... More

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  • Royal club(83)
  • Very good(43)
  • Italian restaurant(39)
  • Pool bar(24)
  • Ocean views(20)
  • Time share(16)
  • Friendly and helpful(14)
  • Front desk staff(9)
  • Pool area(8)
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Additional Information about Occidental Grand Aruba

Address: J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 83 | Palm Beach, Aruba, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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Location: Caribbean > Aruba > Palm - Eagle Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Casino Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#9 Romantic Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#10 Luxury Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#15 Top resorts Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#18 Family Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Occidental Grand Aruba 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on the legendary island of Aruba, the Occidental Grand Aruba is an all-inclusive luxury hotel on beautiful Palm Beach. The Grand Aruba Resort features a casino, dining, bars, nightlife, water sports and elegant event space for meetings & weddings. ... more   less 
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