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“Comfort and a view” 5 of 5 stars
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Aruba Beach Villas
462 L.G. Smith Blvd, Malmok Beach, Aruba   |  
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Malmok Beach
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Comfort and a view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Away from the madding crowds, but within walking distance of a great beach. We had a studio apartment that opened on to a private patio--very quiet. The bus stop to the high rises & madding crowds & Oranjestad is just across the street under a shade tree. The studio apartment was exactly as advertised. We requested a grill when we checked in and grilled every day after visiting Super Foods--the Dutch supermarket. The lizards that frequent the villa were fantastic as were the birds. I heartily recommend Aruba Beach Villa.

Room Tip: I suggest one of the "garden" rooms as those facing the sea also have the noise of the tra...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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English first
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

A destination providing fair value in the atmosphere of a relaxed purlieu
This convenient location serves potion for release of all retained tension
Allowing drifty transition to peaceful quality of sleep after attended party
Self set air conditioned rooms with kitchenettes for refreshing consumes
Catered cleanliness certainly is reflective of the island’s overall neatness
Accommodating and gracious service frees up time to paint your canvas
Waking to absorb your-self into the immediate blue horizon
Launching resident craft into the sea to become the view
Or survey the island enjoying the disconnecting mission
A journey so rewarding you’ll feel spiritually akin to few

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CAMBRIDGE, MD.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

like the location, just far enough away from high rise area to be comfortable but close enough to go there if you like, we have stayed here 3 times and we always get a room with king bed and full kitchen with a nice deck to sit on that looks over the water, rates are very reasonable for aruba and they have beach chairs that we put in our car to use on any beach we choose plus they have snorkle gear for your use, not the hyatt but well worth the vdifference in price, very quiet and relaxing.

Room Tip: rooms in the front facing the water
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

A fantastic location, a few meters away from the beach -- the winds are off shore and you can have the most fantastic windsurfing experience. Sunsets are great, and if lucky, you might see the green flash.

The people at the site are very friendly with plenty of windsurfing equipment available all day.

This past February has been my 23th yearly - 10 day visit to Aruba Beach Villas, and I am looking forward to more to come.

Room Tip: choose a room facing the sea for fantastic sunsets -- inner rooms will be more economical
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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brampton ontario
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Heineken, Balashie, Amstel quench varied thirst for a brew. Rum, Cabernet, Chardonnay provide spirit or warming wine for capturing the suns setting hue. Tropical juices, Lemonade, Sparkling Water for a body filtered view. Wahoo, Crustacean Traps, Apple Flaps harvested and prepared for incredible menu. Coffee or Tea served to your desired proportion providing stimulation for endless pursuit in this alluring venue.

Linda Sue and Bob my jibing guru, Milan’s Emi and Mark’s Tammy capturing our descent as we flew, Silvia and Milt of charming southern virtue, Ray testing our vehicular keyless entry how-to, Betty Lou and Duck’s skill flying the largest sail within the crew, Dawn and Michael in full stride partaking in the beach walk for a gelato or two, Steve and Tom my departing chauffeur bidding adieu were all seasoned alumni in attendance during this past visit. Supported by many new faces sharing pleasant experiences on the sea and of the island for all it has to be. Nursing pleasantly tested bodies and glowing of cleansed souls, what magnificence. Swim with the fishes or cruise the blue highway with the turtles, it’s magical. Whether you are windsurfing, snorkeling, kayaking, island exploring or carnival dancing this satisfying base has a welcoming face.

It’s all here for the ability to decompress on island time while becoming absorbed into the spiritually lifting blue seas. Communicate any developing concern and resolution will appropriately follow raised reason. Phil, Marjan, Heydee and Miguel we thank you for your preparations and continuing efforts to please.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Regina, SK
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Spent 3 quiet nights in this accommodation. Rooms were very clean, staff at office were helpful. A car is a must. We tried the bus system for one day and at $2.30 to $2.50 U.S. (price depended on what change the driver felt you deserved) per person one way, no transfers, decided a car would serve us better. Also, the bus drivers did not want to drive to this hotel as it is out of the way. The $30 U.S. taxi ride to or from the airport goes a long way to paying for a car rental! The only downside to this villa is there are no restaurants or grocery stores within walking distance. I would stay here again but don't ever plan on going back to Aruba.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013 via mobile

I went to stay four nights with my wife and my 3 year old kid. Upon arrival the office was closed with a paper on the glass showing my room's location, which was unlocked. Outside the room there was a strong dead rat smell, and inside the floor was greasy and so full of Pine-Sol that we could not breath. The shower was moldy, the bathroom door was broken as well as the front glasses of the room. Finally we barely slept one night and the morning after ran away to a Holiday Inn, regardless of the $ 1,270 for the rest of the stay, which they did not give me back. This place is depressant.

Stayed February 2013
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Additional Information about Aruba Beach Villas

Address: 462 L.G. Smith Blvd, Malmok Beach, Aruba
Location: Caribbean > Aruba > Malmok Beach
Amenities:
Beach Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Malmok Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Aruba's best kept secret, 31 private villas just half a mile past the Marriott with ocean sunset views. Choose ocean, courtyard or poolside units, studios, one or two bedroom, all with white tiled floors, tropical fabrics, kitchenettes, hot showers, maid service, air conditioning, cable TV, cell phone, Wi-Fi internet, kayaks, snorkel, all included. Flowering gardens surrounded by palm trees. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Aruba Beach Villas Hotel Malmok Beach
Aruba Beach Hotel
Aruba Beach Resort
Aruba Beach Villas Malmok Beach

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