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If you want to trade your cares for fine, white Caribbean sands, Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino is ready for you and yo
If you want to trade your cares for fine, white Caribbean sands, Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino is ready for you and your family. Just five minutes from island shopping and the happening nightlife in Aruba's capital, Oranjestad, this resort's kid-friendly flexibility lets you experience Aruba the way you want. The resort is within walking distance of the wildly popular, palapa-studded Eagle Beach.
"Hotel was a good value, great location and great service. Rooms were very clean but need updating. (Which the new management is in the process of doing) Short 5 minute walk to Eagle Beach." – evrhrt
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March 24, 2013
The hotel was great for the price(of Aruba). Everything on the island is expensive, except the free aloe plants you'll see scattered on the island which you'll need after your first day there(don't buy the Aruba aloe bottled and sold everywhere, rip-off, just find an aloe plant break off a stem or two and spread the salve on) unless you stay out of the sun or are already bronzed. The Trop was in average condition but looks like improvements are in the works as a new flat screen was installed mid stay for us and a new cabana bar was getting ready to open any day. The walk to Eagle beach(very nice beach) was short(just across the street), the pools( there are 2) were nice with a waterfall and a nice slide for kids, 2 hot tubs and kiddie pool,poolside bar and iguanas everywhere(kinda cool). The room has a full kitchen and a grocery store nearby but the prices will shock you there also. Distances from the Hi-rise hotel area where there's a lot of nightlife (the Trop is in the low-rise hotel area) is walk-able but a little far, lot of taxi's(about $9.00 or $12.00 after 11pm) and buses though. The distance to the downtown area(lot of nightlife there also) wasn't really walk-able. We ended up renting a car(about$40.00/day for a little tiny box) for 2 days which should be plenty to get a feel for the whole island. Overall the Trop was a good deal for the price as there are nicer rooms available but these were clean and we just used them for sleep anyway.
loved the swimming pools,rooms, and super market nearby
good transportation by bus, enjoyed looking around
Oranjestad and palm beach shopping , went to San Nicolas
Had a great time at the glitz casino, friendly staff
My husbands birthday was fabulous under the stars
We picked Aruba as a vacation destination for no particular reason. Neither of us had ever been to the island, nor did we know anyone who had. What an awesome surprise! The weather is perfect with a Northern breeze that keeps the bugs, temperature and humidity at bay. While the temperatures in the states soared, the high in Aruba remained in the 80's.
The staff was very helpful and friendly- it seemed most if not all spoke, at least, 3 languages; English, Spanish and Dutch. The vendors on the beach, in the shopping areas and at the flea markets were very polite and not intrusive.
The Tropicana is far from being the most impressive resort in Aruba and it is a good distance from the market, shopping areas and major hotels. Yet, what it lacks in appeal it certainly makes up for in character and value. Our room was spacious, comfortable and the kitchenette was fully stocked with everything we needed to cook breakfast and lunch everyday. There are several gas grills on the property which can be reserved by resort guests and are large enough to cook a family feast.
There is much ongoing construction in the area and we were fortunate that our room did not have a view of any of these areas. Instead, our balcony faced the pools where we sat and enjoyed the sun, breeze and wildlife. From our front door we could see the ocean and the Tropicana's sister property, La Cabana.
The public transportation was inexpensive and did not require a vast knowledge of the area. We rented a car for several days to tour the island. With the island being only 77 square miles, navigation was simple and we easily found The California Lighthouse and Baby Beach.
Room was ok, but a lot ants, told the front desk about this problem, but no response. Price ok but service should be much better, spa not working properly , one spa water was cold and another one very hot.
I am not recommend this hotel to somebody else.
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where is the tropicana aruba1 answer
Exactly where is the tropicana aruba? I know the area well but I can't figure out where it is. It says there is a 10 minute walk to the beach. Is it between the manchebo and divi divi? If so the 10 minute walk doesn't make sense.
1 year, 15 months ago
Tropicana Aruba is located at 248 JE Irausquin Blvd. The resort is within walking distance Eagle Beach. It is north of Manchebo Beach.
We are planning to be at the Tropicana Aruba Resort and Casino the week of 10/20 by a timeshare and would like to know if they offer an all inclusive1 answer
Does the Tropicana Resort offer an inclusive meal plan and can this be purchased on arrival?
9 months ago
CheapCaribbean.com does not offer a meal plan package at the Tropicana. You would need to check directly with the resort to see whether they offer a meal plan directly through the resort.
how much is daycare per hour and how many hours at one time?1 answer
3 months ago
We recommend speaking with the resort directly for their rates and times.
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362 spacious suites in a variety of combinations for couples and families alike. Every suite is complete with all the conveniences of home including a fully equipped Kitchenette with microwave, full-size fridge/freezer, coffee maker and toaster; whirlpool and hair dryer in bathroom; remote control satellite color television in living-room & bedroom; iron board and iron, in-room safety deposit box, central air-conditioning with ceiling fans, private balcony or patio and sprinkler safety system including smoke detectors.
The fully- equipped kitchenette in each suite at the Tropicana Aruba Resort and Casino really comes through, whether you're popping a bag of popcorn or mixing up a margarita.
What We'd Change
It's a 10-minute walk from the resort to Eagle Beach, but that's why we love the shuttle service that takes you to and from; just ask the front desk.
Why You Should Go
Five minutes to the downtown bustle of Oranjestad and ten to the sunny perfection of Eagle Beach, this resort lets you craft a personalized vacation perfect for your family.
Babysitting/Child Care ($)
Scuba Diving ($)
24 Hour Front Desk
Dry Cleaning Services
Safe Deposit Box
Honeymoon Packages ($)
Wireless Internet Access ($)
Near the beach
Nearby Excursions & Attractions
Jet Ski Rentals
Spa(s)/ Wellness Center(s)
Map of Local Area
The perfect weather and world famous white sand beaches make Aruba the ideal destination for beach lovers and water sports enthusiasts. Numerous casinos, great shopping and many restaurants are the island's other attractions.
Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino
248 JE Irausquin Blvd, PO Box 4215
+297 587 9000
Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino: Find Flexible Fun for Families
If you want to trade your cares for fine, white Caribbean sands, Tropicana
Aruba Resort & Casino is ready for you and your family. Just five minutes
from island shopping and the happening nightlife in Aruba's capital,
Oranjestad, this resort's kid-friendly flexibility lets you experience Aruba
the way you want. The resort is within walking distance of the wildly popular,
palapa-studded Eagle Beach.
Two enormous pools--one with a waterfall for grownups, the other with a
150-foot-long waterslide--mean you get to relax in the Aruban sunshine with a
margarita from the swim-up Crazy Parrot without worrying about what the kids
are doing. When you're ready to sit down for grub, the kids can grab
mac-and-cheese off the kids' menu while you try an Aruban club sandwich at
Mamuris. If you want to reward good behavior, or just cool off after a long day
in the sun, kids won't say no to a fresh-baked, glazed donut from Dunkin'
Donuts or a sprinkle-topped sundae at Baskin Robbins.
If the kids start to get restless and you've already cashed in your winnings
from the Trop Club & Casino, why not make plans for an afternoon of
snorkeling to see the amazing world under the water or perhaps challenge the
kids to a few sets at the Tennis Club located on the resort grounds.
After a long day of Aruban adventure, guests love the condo-style One Bedroom
Grand Suite with its fully equipped kitchenette, perfect for fixing late night
snacks. Each suite includes two televisions, so the kids can watch cartoons,
and you can catch a hit HBO series or movie. If you need supplies, dash into
the Divi Dushi convenience store for snacks and sundries or the Villa Market
for a larger selection of food. Then kick back with the snacks and drinks
you've whipped up and plan the rest of your time in paradise together!
This hotel is NOT all-inclusive. Food and drink must be purchased
Unless otherwise specified, all services are available for an additional
Type: Kid-friendly, casual dining Hours: Daily, 7am-11pm Description: Located in the Trop Club & Casino. Serving breakfast,
lunch and dinner in a casual setting.
The Crazy Parrot Type: Swim-up bar and grill Hours: Daily, 11am-7pm Description: Pool bar and grill offering daily happy hours and live
music on Fridays.
Baskin Robbins Ice Cream Type: Ice cream parlor Hours: Daily, 6:30am-9:30pm Description: Delicious and fun ice cream treats.
All hours are subject to change.
The Crazy Parrot is a swim-up bar and grill, with daily happy hours and live
music every Friday.
The Trop Club & Casino (formerly the Key Largo Casino) is now open for
guests. The Trop Club offers a full range of gaming with 100 slots and seven
table games, including roulette, blackjack, three-card poker and blackjack
The Tropicana Aruba is only a short walk from the powder-white sands of
popular Eagle Beach. Beach towels are provided, guests have free use of chaise
lounges on the beach, and cabanas (34 huts are available on a first-come,
first-served basis) and float-mat rentals are available. Shuttle Service to and
from the beach is available upon request at the front desk.
Enjoy a poolside whirlpool and two pools, one with its own swim-up bar and
one with a water slide and pool for kids.
Walking and jogging trails
The 18-hole Tierra del Sol Golf Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. is a
10-minute drive from the resort.
You can get high-speed Wi-Fi wireless Internet access for your laptop or PDA
from the onsite hotspot locations. Wi-Fi cards are sold at the Front Desk at
$10.00 for 24 hours continuous access and $35.00 for one week of continuous
access. You can also purchase Internet access with your credit card from the
Wi-Fi Aruba.com home page powered by Setar. Setar offers several hotspots
locations on the island. Wi-Fi cards purchased at the Front Desk are
Etnika Spa is a luxurious, professional spa that features several therapies,
treatments and massages. If you're with a group, check out the Sparties as a
way to simultaneously indulge and celebrate. Slow down and take some time to
treat yourself with one of these many offerings:
Honeymoon packages are available through the resort. Please contact
Tropicana Aruba directly.
There is not a kids club, but babysitting services are available for
Located 10 minutes from the airport and five minutes from Oranjestad, Aruba's
Beach Shuttle Shuttle service to and from the beach is available upon request at the
Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 4pm. Check-out: 11am.
A valid credit card may be required upon check-in for possible incidentals not
included in your hotel reservation.
A 1-night minimum stay is required for travel May 16-Dec 18, 2013.
Restaurant and Bar Payment
All expenses at the restaurants and bars need to be paid with cash or
credit cards as charging to the room is not permitted.
Non-smoking rooms are available.
There is currently light construction and renovation ongoing at the Tropicana Aruba Resort. The renovations are currently without major construction but it is possible that there will be periodic noise. Guests may continue to use and obtain the same services at the Tropicana Aruba Resort.
All hours, fees, amenities, information and services are subject to change without notice.