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Aruba Beach Resort

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Corner Queensland Ave & Surf Parade, Broadbeach, Queensland 4218, Australia (Formerly Breakfree Aruba Beach)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at Aruba Beach Resort. We stayed in one of the studio rooms - it is small but suited our needs well However I missed having a balcony to sit and relax. It has a microwave, toaster, kettle and fridge so can have breakfast in the room - there is no sink, so have to wash... More 

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Brett S, Manager at Aruba Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at Aruba Beach Resort and we are happy you really enjoyed yourselves. I see you stayed in our studio room. You might be surprised about how close the difference in price is in staying in a 1 bedroom unit that has a balcony and full kitchen, laundry and living area. Olga and myself really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Was perfect unforgivable holiday. Nice clean air conditioned room, nice bedding, kitchen. Swimming pool has dissent size, hot pool, barbecue and everything just awesome. Just few minutes to the beach. Jupiter Casino on another side of the road

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Brett S, Manager at Aruba Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for a 5 STAR review. Our location is really important to people on holidays. When everything is just a matter of minutes away, it really makes it an easy decision on what to do, whether it be entertainment and shows, restaurants or cafes for you to experience. All you need is enough time to enjoy the... More 

australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I stayed here with my wife and newborn girl for a weekend and it was pleasant enough. The location is super close to Broadbeach shops and only 5 mins walk to the beach. The room was basic but comfortable. Perfect for crashing somewhere after a big night out.

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Brett S, Manager at Aruba Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and your comments clearly express why it it is more beneficial to book direct with us instead of booking through another avenue. We would of gladly put you in a ground floor room if we had known your situation. We know the questions to ask when guests book direct and we make sure this way that... More 

Hervey Bay, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Booked for two nights, as a solo traveller discovering the Gold Coast to relocate. Stayed in a 1 bedroom apartment which has an oven, stove, full sized fridge and the rest. Well set out rooms if you need a bit of space to spread out. Very clean too

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Brett S, Manager at Aruba Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hi Natalia...Thank you staying at our resort and it is great to hear that you were happy with our facilities. We are always working hard to ensure your stay with us is comfortable and we look forward to hosting you again should you decide to holiday on the Gold Coast again More 

Hamilton New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Great location. Short stroll to the beach and perfect location for the restaurants in the center of Broadbeach. The choice is yours. The pool is great with shaded seating for those 33 degree days. The property managers are friendly and very helpful. Book your theme park tickets or transfer to the airport - no worries. Our room was ok. It... More 

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Brett S, Manager at Aruba Beach Resort, responded to this review

Wow what a great review. Thanks Sheryl and we did enjoy having you here all the way from NZ. I think the secret is out with a lot of your fellow countrymen enjoying their holiday with us at Aruba Beach Resort as well. It is a long day of travel to get here for a lot of our guests and... More 

Perth, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My Partner and I were looking for somewhere cheap to stay end of Dec particularly New Years Eve period and this was it! We checked in and the room wasn't even made up so that was a let down first up. When it was done the room was clean, neat and tidy, little TV with Foxtel and had a clean... More 

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Brett S, Manager at Aruba Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us and we have taken notice of your comments on the air conditioner and can confirm it is churning out lovely cool air again. We understand that some guests arrive earlier than the advertised check-in times and we will do everything to get you in to your room as early as... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed here between the peak holiday period over Christmas. The price was very attractive for that time of year. We stayed in a one bedroom apartment. It was perfect for two people, with a decent bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, lounge and balcony. The location is perfect and in walking distance to restaurants, shops, casino and beach.

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Brett S, Manager at Aruba Beach Resort, responded to this review

Our LOCATION is a constant in the reviews from our guests and we are happy it was no different for yourselves. We are amongst all the action Broadbeach has to offer and so close to the beach and entertainment activities on offer. Your comments are very important to us and i am happy you were extremely satisfied with your holiday... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I love staying at Aruba. When travelling, you don't always need the 5 star quality (nor the 5 star price tag!!). I find Aruba a very good alternative when you are travelling on a budget. They are well kept, roomy, clean appartments with all the features and creature comforts that you need. They are centrally located in Broadbeach and within... More 

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Brett S, Manager at Aruba Beach Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments and yes we are not "5 STAR" Hotel but we do offer very good value for money. You have pointed out we have the creature comforts of home and we are always upgrading our resort and hope you return to enjoy the work we have been constantly doing to ensure our guests are well cared for. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Stayed on a 2 bedroom apartment that had balcony, aircon, 2 bathrooms and laundry. Extremely handy location as it was across the road from heaps of restaurants and shops including many coffee shops and supermarkets. It is also very close to the convention centre, Jupiters Casino, and Pacific Fair. The grounds are gorgeous and well maintained, and the heated pool... More 

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Brett S, Manager at Aruba Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hi Linda and thanks for your review. We do appreciate you taking the time to post a comment and we are extremely happy you enjoyed your stay with us. As on-site managers we will do everything we can to make sure you are happy enjoying your holiday at Aruba Beach Resort. We really look forward to your return visit and... More 

Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This motel is so well placed in regards to its surroundings, inclusing restaurants, parks, beach, draculas and pacific fair. The managers/owners were accommodating to requests. I thought that the rooms were set out so well. I am nit picking when I say that the ceiling above the shower recess need an extra clean and the A/C unit letting out a... More 

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Brett S, Manager at Aruba Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive comments. Our guests really enjoy the fact that they are a very short stroll from the best of things the Broadbeach has to offer. You mentioned many places of interest so close to us and their are many more as well. You stayed in our large 3 bedroom unit which is a great... More 

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