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Occidental Grand Aruba

4.0 of 5 J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 83 | Palm Beach, Aruba, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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forked river , new jersey
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We exchanged from rci , we were told the food and drinks are premium lol. That was a big lie. The bottom of the barrel of alcohol very upset. The food was below average your paying alot for the food and drinks not happy. The pool is 30 years old needs major updating. The room was average , bed very... More 

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St Catharines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just returned from a 10 day vacation at the Occidental Grand and must say that we overall enjoyed our vacation. I do agree that the time-share people are over aggressive but you get this no matter where you go now. You just need to learn to say "NO" and be aggressive with it. The hotel is a bit warn but... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hallways of hotel smelled of mold. Rooms small,hard to get in and out of shower.food few items to chose from that were decent. Impossible to get reservations. Reservation guy had an attitude. Time share people way too aggressive.electrical problems in room. Electrician didn't show up said do not disturb was on door. He lied that wasn't true.staff was paid off... More 

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Regina, Canada
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved this hotel. It is laid out very nicely in size and design compared to the hotels in the area. Perfect if you are looking for a hotel that has everything you need minutes from your room. The beach area is beautiful and has water sports, stores and a great beach bar near by.Breakfast was our favorite with a waiter... More 

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Norwood, North Carolina
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent 2 weeks at the Occidental and loved it. This was our 3rd time to this resort. Food was very good, service was awesome, and location perfect. Loved being able to walk from the resort to local spots for shopping and restaurants. Renato, our favorite server at the Palm Buffet, was the best! We remembered him from last year,... More 

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again we had a great time @ the Occidental. We have a timeshare there and have not been disappointed. Theyhave done a lot of repairs since our last visit last year. The staff remembers us from the previous year and that feels great. The specialty restaurants were all exceptional. The buffet was not as good as usual and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a week at the Occidental Grand Aruba with a some reservations after reading other reviews about this hotel. I did not experience anything negative at this hotel. From the moment we arrived at the hotel we were treated extremely well by the staff. I met one of the staff members at the door and he checked his clipboard... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Crazy8's travel yearly the week after Thanksgiving. This is our 14th year. We arrived at the hotel on November 29th. We checked in. We were told we had a King bed not the double we requested. We would be able to change the next day. When we got to the room there was also bags of food from McDonald's... More 

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Middleborough, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went down to Occidental in November for my daughter’s wedding. This was my first trip to Aruba. A link was set up so that anyone going to the wedding could book. I logged on to the site as soon as it was available and was a little confused with the rates, but I liked the rate I could get for... More 

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new jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have recently vacationed to this resort for thanksgiving everyone was very polite and helpful during our stay. Three people our party would like to point out are Eugene, Renato, and Rinms; there was not a point of our one week vacation where we were unable to go to one of these three individuals for assistance with what ever was... More 

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Address: J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 83 | Palm Beach, Aruba, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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Location: Caribbean > Aruba > Palm - Eagle Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Occidental Grand Aruba 4*
Number of rooms: 368
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Also Known As:
Occidental Grand Aruba Hotel Palm/Eagle Beach
Occidental Aruba
Aruba Grand Occidental
Occidental Hotel Aruba
Grand Aruba
Occidental Grand Aruba Palm - Eagle Beach
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#7 Casino Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#10 Luxury Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#13 Spa Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#15 Top resorts Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#18 On the Beach Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach

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