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Aruba Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 Condominium   |   Corner Queensland Ave & Surf Parade, Broadbeach, Queensland 4218, Australia (Formerly Breakfree Aruba Beach)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014
PurpleJulie49 Brisbane
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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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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I just had three days at Aruba and a massive plus is the location, right next to a street full of great restaurants and a very short walk to the beach. The resort itself was a little basic and my motel style room had a tiny fridge at floor level with the microwave sitting on top of it. Obviously you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This hotel was in a handy position as we were attending a conference at the convention center. So close infact it was straight across the road. We had everything we needed and very close to all the restaurants of Broadbeach. We didn't try the pool as it was a touch cold. The room was ok for what we needed. Fully... More

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

With the extremely busy event calendar for Gold Coast Convention Centre, we host many large groups and teams attending these conferences so were very happy having you here staying with us. We do offer great value for money making it an easy decision to book accommodation at Aruba Beach. In our rooms we offer a starter of complimentary toiletries, tea,... More

Picton, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I stayed for the Jazz Festival and had about a 5 minute walk to most locations, so it was just so handy. Restaurants and cafes were right across the road and, if you needed to go further, there was a bus stop and tram line close by. The unit itself was comfortable and clean with everything you needed, though a... More

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

The Broadbeach Jazz Festival is an event we look forward to every year with a lot of people booking in early to reserve a room. You really need to book early to avoid disappointment. We are always enhancing our fully self contained rooms to ensure our guests of a comfortable stay and this is an ongoing commitment. Location, location, location,... More

Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We stayed at Aruba Beach Resort for 2 nights. It was a very short walk to convention centre and the new tram line. Bus stop for theme parks just outside the resort. We were in a 1 bedroom apartment which was at the front of the complex facing the main road and right next to reception. It was very noisy,... More

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

You mention the location, yes, the Conference Centre is so close and very handy for Delegates to attend when staying at Aruba Beach Resort. No driving, just a short stroll away. This is want you want after a long day in a conference, with the hardest decision being at the end of the day, of which restaurant to choose to... More

Pukekohe
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The Aruba though starting to show it's age is well serviced and the managers are dedicated to making your stay as comfortable as possible. The location is superb on the main road to the Gold Coast highway to the Air Port, local bus's are in expensive and the Electric tram has now started to run, the station is a short... More

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

Thank you for your kind comments. We very lucky to be in the hub of everything Broadbeach. Public transport like buses and trams are right outside our doors, so it makes exploring the Gold Coast & it's Theme Parks very easy. As you know you don't need to drive anywhere for food as we have one of the largest choices... More

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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had a great stay... We were down from Brisbane for a cheer & dance comp which was 2 min walk from here to the convention centre. Very close to Broadbeach mall. Bed was very comfy... Room was spacious.. Looking forward to booking again for next years comp...

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

Thanks for staying with us at Aruba Beach Resort. We did have a lot of dance teams staying with us for the competitions just down the road at the Convention Centre and we hosted some very talented teams scoring gold silver & bronze medals in the competition. Olga & I are glad you found the rooms comfortable and spacious and... More

KUL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights. Firstly I would like to thank the assistance provided by the hotel management. They helped me to print out my skypoint voucher. They also allowed a slightly late check-out and took care of our luggage while we went out. The location was right across the convention centre so it made our life simpler. There... More

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

Olga & I would like to thank you, as an experienced reviewer for for your much appreciated comments. We will always do whatever we can to make your stay enjoyable and if we can offer a late checkout we certainly will. We have many business associates like yourself that choose to stay at Aruba Beach because of it's close proximity... More

Caloundra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Great location, close to shops, beach and new tramway. Didn't use the heated pool but other guests said it was great. The ground floor room's balcony was directly opposite the front entrance and it was disconcerting to be at eye level with all guests coming and going. The room was tired and not particularly clean. Our booking was for use... More

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

Thanks for all your feedback. The pool is heated to a comfortable 26C so we hope you get to use it on your next visit because it really does get a good workout at this time of year. We offer level 1, 2 & 3 rooms with balconies and you can choose to have a higher level if that is... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

*The Plus... The Location is amazing! ... seconds away from the Broadbeach main street - without having to pay a premium price to be there! The staff are really courteous and helpful - makes you feel as if "nothing is a bother" if you need something. Really nice. The grounds are immaculate, and although it was too cold to swim... More

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

Thank you for your fantastic review. We are very lucky here at Aruba Beach Resort to be so close to everything. Public transport is great whether you are heading north or south. But as you know we are right beside our own Broadbeach Village which caters for everyone. Olga & i look forward to seeing you again and thanks for... More

Kilsyth
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Great location. Hardly had to walk any distance to restaurants and bus stops. Very helpful management. Great value for money. Nice clean rooms. Nothing flashy but perfect for holidaymakers who just need a home base. Would definitely stay again!

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Alan K, Manager at Aruba Beach Resort, responded to this review

Gail and I are pleased you enjoyed your stay at Aruba Beach Resort. We consider ourselves very fortunate to be living in such a great location. More

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Address: Corner Queensland Ave & Surf Parade, Broadbeach, Queensland 4218, Australia (Formerly Breakfree Aruba Beach)
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Broadbeach
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aruba Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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