This was our third trip to Aruba and our second to this hotel. While we think the people of Aruba are wonderful and friendly, the staff at the Stellaris and this hotel is primarily what brought us back and will bring us back again. The hotel is immaculate. Even the standard rooms are large, bathrooms are large, walk-in closet with safe, large balcony. The location is great. Is the last hotel along the high rises, but within easy walking distance to shopping, restaurants, movie theaters, etc. There is a hotel shuttle that takes you as close to the shopping area as it can and you have the equivalent of a couple of blocks to walk from there. The highlight of our trip was the H2Oasis pool. It was just my husband and I, so we loved that it was an adults only area. We rented a pool cabana which was just $50.00 per day. You do this by going down to the fitness room and renting through the staff no earlier than one day prior to the date that you wish to reserve it. Staff brings around ice, bottled water and fruit trays which is included in the price of the rental. Your just steps away from the pool and the pool bar. The staff will also take your food orders, although these items are available for an additional cost. The property is connected to the Surf and Ocean Clubs, so there are plenty of kids actiivties/playgrounds, etc. as well. There are several shops, including boutiques and jewelrly as well as a store for convenience items. There are several resaurants on the premises. Wasn't fond of LaVista, but will post my review about that under restaurants. LOVE Simply Fish which is on the beach, just steps away from the ocean. Great place to catch the sunset. Good service. Also a great pastry and sandwich place located right in the lobby. Lobby is spacious with a cozy layout. Nice bar area and live music on certain nights of the week. Any issues that we had were minute (bathroom stopper didn't work and one day housekeeping didn't leave towels). The response was immediate and courteous. The staff makes a follow up call to make sure that whatever issues you had were resolved. Large room service selection and again, great staff response. Food arrives promptly.The hotel now has free wifi in the rooms. They didn't previously, but it was hooked up while we were there. They also have laptops, etc. to rent through their business services. From the moment you arrive and they present you with a cold glass of punch, until you unfortunately have to leave, the staff here makes it a priority to ensure that you have a wonderful stay. A meticulous attention to every detail. I can not say enough good things about this property. We will be going back to Aruba again and when we do, we will be staying at the Stellaris. I did take a few photos and will post them within the next few days.
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