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Occidental Grand Casino - CLOSED

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January 2016 Decompression!

Check in was a breeze and the room was quite nice, with wonderful views of the ocean and gardens... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2017
Kellee G
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Chester, New Hampshire
No casino but a great time!

We had a great time in Aruba! Just want to give a shout out to Juan the manager at the Palm... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2016
Corrine M
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Coventry, Rhode Island
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  • Terrible11%
Sep 19, 2017
“Wasn't that happy with this hotel”
Jul 6, 2017
“wonderful trip”
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A small, but popular casino.
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J.E. Irausquin Blvd. 79, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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297 8 63900
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

The beach was great but the hotel wasn't as nice. The restaurants were very good but you needed reservations every night. The staff was okay. Casino is very small.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank _sha215p
Reviewed July 6, 2017

the island is fabulous, i love the people and the island i would definitely return, we had a really great time.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank feminyo
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Check in was a breeze and the room was quite nice, with wonderful views of the ocean and gardens. Ground are VERY nicely maintained as well as pool and beach was raked every day. Food was pretty good, but not enough variety. Casino was closed...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Kellee G
Reviewed February 27, 2017

This place is gorgeous. The island is absolutely beautiful and safe enough to go and walk around town. Scenery is breathtaking. You must rent jeeps and travel the island. The food was great and lots of variety. The staff was friendly, the resort was clean....More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Roeheintz
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Having been a guest at the Occidental Grand, (now Barcelo) for many years, our visits just keep getting better. I attribute that in large part to the tremendous staff that are eager to make sure our visit is just right! All concierge staff in the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Tim J
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Great Food , Great Service . Dayle and Paceon are always so friendly and welcoming. We love their upbeat positive fun attitude that enhances the holiday experience. Great place for dining outside.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Massine
Reviewed December 29, 2016

We had a wonderful stay at this resort in September of 2016. We have traveled to Aruba many times, and have chosen this all-inclusive because of our positive experiences. The resort has undergone numerous updates since our last visit. The updates have really modernized the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank casey1NY
Reviewed November 20, 2016

We had a great time in Aruba! Just want to give a shout out to Juan the manager at the Palm restaurant. He was extremely pleasant and greeted us everytime with a smile on his face. There was always a wide variety to chose from...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Corrine M
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Another thing advertised that the resort did not have! So guests had to use surrounding casinos in the Hyatt or in the RIU.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank geodeb8
Reviewed July 31, 2016

please know there is no casino at the occidental at this time. You can find others close by. I'm not sure why they dont cover or remove the sign

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 981SharonR
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