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Academy Hotel Curacao

3.0 of 5 Specialty Hotel   |   Prinsenstraat 80, Willemstad, Curacao
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Willemstad, Curacao
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

This is the first time i feel i have to leave a bad rating of a hotel. I know that the students here are learning, but they are not serviceminded at all! I didnt get the impression that this is what they want to do. Besides the lack of good service, the breakfast was really bad.. And you have to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Hotel location great! You can walk anywhere in town. Room was basic, clean but nothing fancy. AC working excellent. Safetybox in the room. Hot water ONLY request, but that was no problem for us. Breakfast was basic, and it included room price. Frendly service. If you take bus from airport, you can walk to hotel in less than 5min, so... More

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I was walking in downtown Punda on a Saturday afternoon wondering what I would find good to eat. Then there was the smell of delicious BBQ where I begin to follow the smell and it lead me straight to the Academy Hotel Curacao. This is a training hotel/restaurant with daily specials but the best thing is the Saturday BBQ that... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

If you like mosquitos, rock-hard beds, cold water showers, noisy, cramped rooms with faulty wiring, broken TVs and absence of promised WiFi, then this is the place for you. (Man at the front desk said you could get internet if you had Cat5. Right. That works really well with my Kindle Fire or my smartphone.) Could not dial a local... More

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Bonaire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Special room, spacious, clean and comfortable. Great for business or a doctor visite to Curacao. Breakfast included. It's a training facility for students who a learning the skills to work in a hotel business. I had a great time.

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Baltimore MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

The hotel is well located, very close to the floating bridge, restaurants and bars, the markets and the Punda bus stop. The staff was friendly and (most of the times) willing to help. The room was small, very clean, well decorated and quite, the bed was comfortable. Breakfast was served in the patio, very basic but enough to get you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

when i read some of the former remarks i am not quiet sure what people do expect... AHC is rated a 3* accomodation and here are young professionals in training. And the hotel is 3* definitely - everything you need is there, the rooms are clean, they serve continental breakfast - extras can be ordered. The students try their best... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

The Academy Hotel is one of the few hotels in Punda, which is why we opted to stay here instead of a beach resort. The Good: Location, location, location. We could walk to everything in Willemstad, not their fault, but Willemstad is a bit smaller and less lively than expected. Compared to other hotels on the island it was reasonably... More

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Grenada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

This is a hotel where students learn the trade so knowing that one tends to be more mild in his judgement. So when at breakfast we had to wait for half an hour because someone went out to buy bread, I was more amused then disturbed. When they forgot to bring the coffee I thought Oh well... But serving a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

Don’t waste your time! There are too many other great places to visit on Curacao. This Hotel is for training in the hospitality industry. We were staying at another Hotel for our honeymoon. We work in the hospitality industry. However, we thought this could be a very informative visit to the Academy hotel restaurant. We were wrong!! Their restaurant is... More

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Address: Prinsenstraat 80, Willemstad, Curacao
Location: Caribbean > Curacao > Willemstad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Academy Hotel Curacao 3*
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