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Marriott's Aruba Surf Club

3.5 of 5 103 LG Smith Boulevard, 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
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is typically a timeshare hotel. Very family oriented, nice adult pool, lazy river. Rooms are in excellent condition and remodeling more in 2016. Beach huts you can only reserve day of arrival and only for 2 days. I think people with timeshares get first serve though. Beach is super crowded, depending if you want that feel or not. Great... More 

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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rooms are still pretty well maintained as they should be considering the maintenance fees, Lighthouse building is completely remodeled and updated nicely. The outdoor areas are well kept and they've added a small bar/lounge area outside the market. It is true the food is expensive, the drinks weak and overpriced however that is true of almost all of the... More 

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New York City, New York, USA
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The worst service I ever encountered, unfriendly staff, nasty administrative personnel, small rooms, noisy,radio is blasting by the pool, drinks are diluted, overpriced, food is disgusting. Go anywhere,but not there!

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New York City, New York
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went on vacation with my adult daughter and was advised to stay at the Marriott. There is Marriott Ocean Club, Marriott Stellaris and Marriott Surf Club. There were no availability for my dates at the other two, so we stayed at the Marriott Surf club. What a mistake that was! I have traveled extensively and have never seen such... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In October 2014, my boyfriend took me to Aruba for the first time. I had never been out of the country before but I was sure glad that my first time was in Aruba. We stayed that Marriott Surf club and had the time of our lives. We were in the lazy river and the pool almost everyday. We went... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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152 reviews 152 reviews
21 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Located next door to Aruba's Marriott Ocean Club on the White Sands of Palm Beach, the Marriott Surf Club has pretty much the same amenities as the Ocean Club. They both have access to the same beautiful beach and they are both have similar access to restaurants and shopping. The Surf Club has more/larger swimming pools. The nearest shops/mall area... More 

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washington dc
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Marriott before but this will definitely be our last time at this hotel. The rooms are tired looking and in need of a re-do. The furniture is worn and the bathroom needs to be re-modeled. The tile in the bathroom obviously has been redone but it doesn't match the colors now in the room. The staff... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's Aruba Surf Club, responded to this review

Hi Lance. Thank you for the review on your visit. We are sorry to read your overall stay failed to live up to expectations and would like to respond personally to your concerns. Please email us at customer.care@vacationclub.com with your preferred method of contact and include your TripAdvisor Username. Or, you may reach us directly by calling 800-860-9384. We hope... More 

Aurora, IL
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was taken over by a group of people in mid January and it made the stay unbearable. We could not relax or unwind. These people were rude, obnoxious, and noisy. I would never come here again in January. Our first time to Aruba and this ruined our trip and we will never forget it. The rooms and grounds... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's Aruba Surf Club, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Marriott's Aruba Surf Club. We are sorry to hear your stay did not exceed your expectations due to other guests at the resort. We appreciate your feedback and will share your comments with the resort's management team. Thank you again for visiting and we hope to have another opportunity to host you in the future. More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned from our annual trip to the Marriott Aruba Surf Club. Be aware that there is a huge Jewish congregation from NYC that descends upon the Marriott resorts on the island from mid to end of January- every year. Their tween/teen children are generally unsupervised and are running around all over the resort. They are loud, rude and obnoxious. One... More 

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Hilmar, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
26 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a studio in early December and the room quality was excellent. The decor is attractive and our room was clean and very well maintained and the beds are very comfortable. The resort had a more crowded feel to it than we like, but to be fair, we never had an issue finding a lounge chair. It was... More 

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MarriottVacationClub, Corporate Customer Care at Marriott's Aruba Surf Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Marriott's Aruba Surf Club! We are pleased you enjoyed the luxury villa accommodations and the helpful resort staff. While Marriott's Aruba Surf Club may be a little big for you, we hope to host your family again at a Marriott Vacation Club resort! More 

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  • Lazy river(120)
  • Very nice(28)
  • Pool area(22)
  • Full kitchen(20)
  • Grocery store(15)
  • Happy Hour(15)
  • Ocean views(13)
  • Great time(12)
  • Bedroom unit(5)
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Additional Information about Marriott's Aruba Surf Club

Address: 103 LG Smith Boulevard, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
Location: Caribbean > Aruba > Palm - Eagle Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Marriott's Aruba Surf Club 3.5*
Number of rooms: 450
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Also Known As:
Marriott`s Aruba Surf Club Hotel Palm/Eagle Beach
Marriotts Palm Eagle Beach
Marriotts Aruba Surf Hotel
Marriott Aruba Surf Club
Marriotts Aruba Surf Club
Aruba Surf Club
Marriott Palm/Eagle Beach
Marriott Surf Club Aruba
Marriott's Aruba Surf Club Palm - Eagle Beach
Hotel Style:
#12 Family Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#17 Romantic Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach

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