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Boardwalk Hotel Aruba

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Bakval 20, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We found Boardwalk online. The recommendations were great and the website was charming so we booked it. There was some trepidation because we knew no one who had been there nor knew anything about it first hand. We were pleased beyond expectations and enjoyed everything about it. Our casita was our corner of paradise. Each casita is independent of the... More 

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

Dear KitMartinez, Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful experience at Boardwalk Small Hotel, we appreciate your kind words. Stephanie and Kimberly are both on pregnancy leave and not able to personally respond to your review as they usually do. It was a pleasure to read that you loved our location, the space, privacy and some of the unique... More 

Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My husband and I joined 4 other friends for a week in February. The hotel is very clean with large colourful rooms. Just a short walk away from the casinos and beach so we could enjoy peace and quiet if we so chose. Everyone was very helpful and friendly but it would have been nice if there was someone at... More 

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

Dear Linda L, Thank you for sharing your nice trip review of Boardwalk Small Hotel, we appreciate your kind words. Stephanie and Kimberly are both on pregnancy leave and not able to personally respond to your review as they usually do. We are glad that you enjoyed all of the things that make Boardwalk a special place for so many.... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My wife an I made our second trip to Boardwalk Hotel last week and again enjoyed our stay. We love the location because we travel to Aruba for windsurfing and it is only a short walk to Vela where we rent our windsurfing equipment. This year we went to the grocery store and stocked the fridge for the week. We... More 

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

Dear CM H Thank you for your review of Boardwalk Small Hotel, we appreciate your kind words. Stephanie and Kimberly are both on pregnancy leave and not able to personally respond to your review as they usually do. It is good to hear that you really enjoyed the surfing across the street at Fishermanshut and the snorkeling close by. Kimberly... More 

Moncton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the boardwalk for 8 nights, it is the cutest little Oasis. All units have a private garden area and spacious units. The staff was very nice and accommodating. The beach chairs and cooler was definitely a plus for our stay. The units had everything necessary to make our stay comfortable. The units are immaculately... More 

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

Dear DeniseBeau, Thank you for your review of Boardwalk Small Hotel, we appreciate your kind words and feedback. Stephanie and Kimberly are both on pregnancy leave and not able to personally respond to your review as they usually do. I loved your comment about even thinking of Boardwalk while you were staying at a timeshare directly on the water. Kimberly... More 

Sudbury, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This was only a visit to the property. We did not stay here. It is absolutely lovely. The very friendly lady at the front desk showed us a casita and it was spotless and very nicely decorated. It reminded me of a little oasis. Had a lovely pool. Would have given it an excellent except you have to walk 7... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

One of the best hotels we've ever stayed at: ideal for relaxing, clean, quiet, comfortable, well equipped, friendly, conveniently located... Definitely recommended, especially if you want to avoid the huge, busy and tacky hotels in the area. The owners and staff are very friendly and helpful. With their tips and recommendations alone we managed to organize our 5 days there... More 

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

Dear Abs, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Boardwalk Small Hotel, we appreciate your kind words. Stephanie and Kimberly are both on pregnancy leave and not able to personally respond to your review as they usually do. I am glad you enjoyed our hotel to the fullest and thank you for summing up all of the great... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We recently spent 10 days at the Boardwalk and enjoyed our visit. It is located across the main highway from the Marriott and the Ritz Carlton at the western end of the hotel strip. The beaches are public so we had no problems finding nice places to snorkel or sunbathe. The hotel has an arrangement with a beach bar located... More 

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

Dear BillinHam, Thank you for your review of Boardwalk Small Hotel, we appreciate your kind words. Stephanie and Kimberly are both on pregnancy leave and not able to personally respond to your review as they usually do. Indeed, most of our guests enjoy the unique and tranquil ambiance of our small boutique hotel. Kimberly and Stephanie check-in regularly and we... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We spent 5 days at the Board Walk in December 2014. We stayed in a casita with one bedroom. It has a comfortable clean bed, clean bathroom and spacious living room. The kitchenette was fully equipped with everything you need to cook a meal . The hotel is in a great location. It sits facing the Ritz and the Marriott... More 

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

Dear Reem, Thank you for your review of Boardwalk Small Hotel, we appreciate your kind words. Stephanie and Kimberly are both on pregnancy leave and not able to personally respond to your review as they usually do. We are glad you got to enjoy our resort and the island to the fullest and shared all the beautiful beaches you visited... More 

Key West, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

for the first time not staying in a name high rise hotel was quite pleased. Rooms were spacious and clean,property very lush and comfortable. Easy access to beaches and a nice tie in with Mambos on the beach. Would definitely reccommend this property and next time we choose Aruba for a winter vacation will have a hard time staying elsewhere.... More 

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

Dear Mike, Thank you for your review of Boardwalk Small Hotel, we appreciate your kind words. Stephanie and Kimberly are both on pregnancy leave and not able to personally respond to your review as they usually do. We are glad you enjoyed all of the things that make The Boardwalk a special place for so many. Kimberly and Stephanie check-in... More 

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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I recently finished a one week vacation in Aruba, staying at the Boardwalk. We had started our hotel search looking for small boutique operators along the line of Relais & Chateau. Although Boardwalk is not of that caliber, (or price!) it served our purposes perfectly. The longer we were there the more we liked it and were... More 

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

Dear Rickv114, Thank you for your wonderful review of Boardwalk Small Hotel, we appreciate your kind words. Stephanie and Kimberly are both on pregnancy leave and not able to personally respond to your review as they usually do. The team and I are delighted that you had a memorable experience and that you enjoyed the surroundings of our hotel. Kimberly... More 

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