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Mill Resort & Suites

Aruba

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The Mill Resort is a tranquil low-rise oasis just steps away from the renowned high-rise glitz and glamour of Palm Beach ... More

Customer Rating 36 Reviews
Value
 
3.7
Service
 
3.5
Beaches & Pools
 
3.7
Dining Options
 
3.0
Room Comfort
 
3.4
3.3 out of 5
"First of all I was so apprehensive booking from cheapcaribbean..com I thought that it was all too good to be true. I left Sunday June 18th 2017 and literally booked it the night before. I called and co..." – natashafromamerica
29 out of 41 (71%) customers would recommend this product to a friend. Read All Reviews
Customer Rating
Value
 
3.7
Service
 
3.5
Beaches & Pools
 
3.7
Dining Options
 
3.0
Room Comfort
 
3.4
3.3 out of 5
"First of all I was so apprehensive booking from cheapcaribbean..com I thought that it was all too good to be true. I left Sunday June 18th 2017 and literally booked it the night before. I called and co..." – natashafromamerica
29 out of 41 (71%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
hotel lobby island view from parasail igauna at the resort downtown Oranjestad Filthy Shower head and shower
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July 5, 2018
Won’t be back

I had a unpleasant introduction to the hotel. Got on the plane, no problem. Got on the bus, no problem. Got to the hotel PROBLEMS!!!! They couldn’t find my reservation. I showed them all of my conformation emails and they didn’t care. I had to stand in the lobby and continuesly call cheap Caribbean. The hotels suggestion was to pay for another room and they will refund my money when they got confirmation. I asked them were they crazy then I told them that I had nothing but time. And 3 hours later I got through to cc and I got my room!!! Turns out, it was the hotels fault. They emailed me a copy of the confirmation that they sent to the mill. And there is active construction going on at the hotel. You hear banging early in the morning. There are ladders, forklifts, tools, and workers all over the place. Lastly, if you are at in the restaurant the food is good. But, they have 2 menues. What do I mean by this? Well everyday that I was there the breakfast menu was the same including the prices($25) for the very limit breakfast buffet. But, on the last day the hostess brought us a different menu. On your last day it seems like the buffet goes down to $13. Same menu different prices. So if you eat at their restaurant ask for the last day menu. I asked the hostess why do the prices change on the last day and she kept stumbling over her words.

Won’t be back
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Overall Rating: 2
Value
 
2.0
Service
 
1.0
Beaches & Pools
 
2.0
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1.0
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3.0
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From: Maryland
Age: 35-44
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

July 2, 2018
THE WORST

The resort was a definite let down. the only good thing about it was it was in close proximity to the tourist area. besides that. the rooms were horrible. Hard beds, dirty couches and shower, I even had to shower with my shoes on. The hotel was supposedly under renovation and I had a renovated room. still very under impressed. I had withed I stayed at the Holiday Inn express or Hilton. Cheap Caribbean let me down BIG TIME. MEALS ARE NOT INCLUDED. Staff there was rude. My check in was subpar. I was given the wrong room then after having to complain at 2AM they finally fixed it and called it an upgrade (no this is what I booked). The place looked like an old run down motel especially compared to the hotels around. I WILL NEVER STAY HERE AGAIN.

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Overall Rating: 1
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1.0
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From: Houston, TX
Age: 25-34
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

June 5, 2018
Affordable Basic Accomodations

If a clean inexpensive room is your priority then choose The Mill.We spent maybe 8-9 H a day in our room so we were not concerned about the outdated appearance.It is very very basic but it is located in the hi rise district of Aruba.Walking distance from eating & shopping.Has no ATM on property,closest is The Riu


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Overall Rating: 3
Value
 
5.0
Service
 
3.0
Beaches & Pools
 
5.0
Dining Options
 
3.0
Room Comfort
 
5.0
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From: Indianapolis
Age: 45-54
Travel: 7+ trips/year

April 10, 2018
great family friendly hotel

Not one complaint clean comfortable affordable they have a cute lil restaurant and poolside bar live bands in the evening is under renovation but didn’t bother me at all walking distance to everything you could need I will be back staff was so nice


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Overall Rating: 5
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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4.0
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From: New Jersey
Age: 35-44
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

Room Information

180 sunny, spotless units in this the two-story complex feature near-retro bamboo furniture, watercolor fabrics, and tile floors. Each room offers either pool or garden views, central air-conditioning, ceiling fan, safety deposit box, cable TV, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, coffeemaker and refrigerator. Some rooms have sofa beds which are on request and based on number of guests in room. Suites feature fully equipped kitchenettes. Iron and ironing boards are available on request.

Room Details

Royal Room (Adults-Only)
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Junior Room
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Studio
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1 Bedroom Suite
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2 Bedroom Suite
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What's to Love

It's the most affordable way to stay in Aruba, and have easy access to Palm Beach.
 

What We'd Change

It's not ON the beach, but an easy 3 minute walk to the beach.
 

Why You Should Go

If you want clean comfortable accommodation with swimming pool and restaurant all for a great price, this is the place for you. Suitable for families and couples.

Available Amenities

  • Tour Assistance
  • Car Rental Available
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting/Child Care ($)
  • Children's Pool
  • Concierge Services
  • Lounge Chairs/Umbrellas
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool(s)
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Scuba Lessons
  • Porter/Bellhop
  • Fax Machine ($)
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Beach Towels
  • Wedding Services ($)
  • Honeymoon Packages ($)
  • Internet Access


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Bars and Nightlife
  • Beach
  • Casino(s)
  • Dining
  • Dive Shop(s)
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Jet Ski Rentals
  • Kayaking
  • Medical Facilities
  • Motor Boat Rentals
  • Nightlife
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/Moped Rental
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shopping
  • Snorkeling
  • Water-Skiing
  • Windsurfing

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.

Mill Resort & Suites

J. E. Irausquin Blvd. 330, Oranjestad, Aruba

+297-586-7700

Hotel Description

The Mill Resort and Suites: Feel the Warmth of Aruba

The Mill Resort & Suites combines Dutch efficiency and Aruban warmth. Its strengths include personal service, easy access to amenities, and comparatively reasonable prices. This resort is ideally situated across the street from the famed Palm Beach and has its own private section of beach, which is only a seven-minute walk from your suite. There's FREE beach shuttle service provided as well. A beach attendant is at your service with towels, chaise lounges and information on the wide variety of water sports and activities that await you. For those of you who like to stay active, The Mill features two free-form swimming pools, children's wading pool, and a playground. Languish poolside in sun or shade with a frosty Pina Colada, enjoy a revitalizing facial or massage, take an afternoon siesta in your fully appointed luxurious suite or enjoy a relaxed walk along the hotel strip. If it's action you crave, catch the bus to downtown Oranjestad to explore an endless sea of shops, snorkel or scuba, cruise turquoise Caribbean waters, take the off-road challenge or claim your own stretch of ivory beach. This vacation is sure to be your most relaxing, yet. With the warmth of Aruba and the clear, crystal waters, you're probably going to want to stay awhile.

This vacation is sure to be your most relaxing, yet. With the warmth of Aruba and the clear, crystal waters, you're probably going to want to stay awhile.

This hotel is NOT an all-inclusive. Food and drink must be purchased separately.
Unless otherwise specified, all services are available for an additional charge.



DINING

The Mill Restaurant
Type: Casual dining
Hours: Breakfast - daily, 7am-11am; Lunch - daily, 12pm-5pm; Dinner - daily, 6pm-8pm.
Description: Offering both indoor air-conditioned dining, as well as an outdoor terrace.

All hours are subject to change.



BARS/NIGHTLIFE

Ban Gonzaaaa
Frozen tropical drinks, cocktails, beer and fruit shakes. Open daily.



BEACH

The beach is a short walk away from the resort. The Mill Resort and Suites offers free shuttle to and from the beach. Chaise loungers are available at the beach. Beachside food and beverage service offered by the resort.



POOLS

Catch some rays at one of the resort's 2 freshwater pools. With a kid's pool, you can sip on your cocktail and relax in the sun while the kids splash around nearby.



SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

Water

  • Scuba lesson (once a week)
  • Water volleyball

Available for an additional charge:

  • Water sports organized through concierge

Land

  • Tennis
  • Fitness Center


INTERNET

Wi-Fi is available in all rooms and public areas of the hotel.



SPA SERVICES

Spa services are not available at the resort.

WEDDING/HONEYMOON

Wedding and honeymoon packages are available. Please contact the front desk directly for more information.



CHILD CARE

Child care information is not available for this resort.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
The Mill Resort lies opposite Palm Beach and the Westin, next to the kitschy Dutch windmill.

Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 3pm. Check-out: noon.
The minimum age required for check-in is 21 years of age.
The hotel requires either a credit card or $100 per room cash deposit upon check-in for possible incidentals not included in your hotel reservation. The charge will be adjusted upon checkout provided keys are returned to the front desk and there is no damage to the room.

Resort Update
Exciting works are already being carried out at The Mill Resort & Suites together with preparations to transition to the "Courtyard by Marriott Aruba Palm Beach Resort", the first of its kind in the Caribbean. Currently, room refurbishments are taking place one block at a time. The area being worked on will be closed off to guests and the contractors will do their utmost to minimize noise. This will continue through the end of October 2018, until all rooms have been completed.

During the summer months they will begin refurbishment of the restaurant, lobby and the remainder of all public areas, transforming the resort to an even more exciting locale to enjoy for years to come. Rest assured The Mill Resort & Suites will continue to provide superb service and at the same time provide guests the opportunity to build some wonderful memories at The Mill Resort & Suites, soon to be a Courtyard by Marriott Resort.

All hours, fees, amenities, information and services are subject to change without notice.
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