Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino

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Experience a world of limitless adventure and sun-filled days in Aruba. The family-friendly Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino is just a short stroll to the white sands of Eagle Beach and is centrally located in the low-rise district away from the crowds. In addition to lounging around on one of the Top Ten beaches in the world, Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino is surrounded by a myriad of entertainment options, numerous attractions, live cultural events, and of course, shopping. When you need a break from the action, grab a book and check out the pool. Tropicana Aruba Resort is only 15 minutes from the airport and five minutes from the capital.

Consisting of 362 suites, Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino boasts a tropical, Caribbean resort atmosphere. Relax in your one, two, or three-bedroom suite, spacious enough for a couple on a romantic getaway or for the entire family. Unlike the typical hotel room, Tropicana's suites are equipped with a kitchenette, separate living room, private balcony or patio, and much more.

Come enjoy all your favorite food & beverages at Buster's, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual setting. The Crazy Parrot is the pool bar and grill which offers breakfast, lunch, daily happy hours and live music on Fridays. Craving something sweet? Dunkin' Donuts is open all day so you can stop in for coffee and baked good while Baskin Robbins Ice Cream serves up delicious and fun ice cream treats.

From the Caribbean oasis swimming pool with the swim-up bar to the 150-foot waterslide, The Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino is committed to meet and exceed your every vacation need. The Tropicana boasts two free-form swimming pools, a children's pool, two Jacuzzis, tennis courts, laundry facilities, and more.

The Trop Club & Casino is a boutique casino featuring the most popular slot machines and all of the best table games. With 100 slots and seven table games (including Roulette, Blackjack, Three-Card Poker, and Let-it-Ride), the Trop Club offers a full range of gaming excitement! In addition, the Trop Club & Casino is home to Buster's Sports Bar & Grille - catch all the games, try the signature chicken wings and stay up to date with your fantasy team because Buster's has free Wi-Fi.

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Tropicana Aruba Resort is situated by Eagle Beach, 15 minutes from the airport and 5 minutes from the capital.
Address: 250 J.E. IRAUSQUIN BLVD.

Local Phone: 011-29-7587-9000
Toll Free Phone: 888-817-5135
Fax: 011-297-587-1460
Boutique Shops
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Casino Onsite (Onsite)
Number of Pools: 2
Outdoor Pools: 2     
Swim-up Bar
Two tropical freeform swimming pools, one with a watefall, the other with Aruba's largest waterslide. In addition, there are two kiddie pool and two outdoor whirlpools.
Tierra Del Sol, The links at the Divi
Tierra Del Sol is a Par 71, 18 hole championship golf course with a total yardage of 6,811. It was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., and is situated on the scenic northwest shore of Aruba.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $
Cart Fee: Included
Club Rental Fees: $
Lessons Available
Number of Courts: 5
Outdoor Courts: 5
Lighted Courts: 5
Court Fee: $
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Additional Charge
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Additional Charge
Other Sports Available
Jogging Trail: Complimentary
Raquetball: Additional Charge
Squash: Additional Charge
Health Club / Spa
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Additional Charge
Sauna: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
Tropicana Aruba Resort is an extensive family-oriented resort offering a variety facilities and activities for guests of all ages. This resort offers spacious, flexible suites with kitchenettes and balconies or patios. Resort features include the poolside Sunset Bar & Grill, a food/ice cream shop, two swimming pools, a 150 ft. waterslide (Aruba's Largest), and tennis nearby. Casino opening late 2011. Beach: The resort is situated by the white sands of Eagle Beach, where there are lounges, tiki huts, cabanas and beach volleyball. 5 minutes walking distance. Check-in: 4:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 362
Year Opened: 1992 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express
Minimum check-in age: 21 years
Renovated apartment-style suite includes a bedroom with one king bed or two double beds, a full kitchen, a dining area, a spacious bathroom, and a private balcony. Sleeps up to 4.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Room Safe
Apartment-style suite includes one bedroom with one king bed or two double beds, a full kitchen, a dining area, one bathroom, and a private balcony. Sleeps up to 4.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Room Safe
Suite includes two separate bedrooms, two bathrooms, a separate living room, a dining area, a private balcony, and a full kitchen. Ideal for families. Sleeps up to 6.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Room Safe
Suite includes three separate bedrooms, two bathrooms, a separate living room, a dining area, a private balcony, and a full kitchen. Sleeps up to 8.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Room Safe
There are 1 Restaurants at Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino:
Beach Grill -

Program Fees: to be advised

Children's Facilities
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: Hourly
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes

TripAdvisor Web Reviews
Based on 1446reviews
What to expect

Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Just OK
Dec 20 2013
We had an amazing time in Aruba and the Tropicana provided the basic hotel comforts. However, I'm not sure we can recommend this hotel for others if there is another close in price with better amenities. In our room the bathroom light never turned on with the first flick of switch, the toaster oven was so well used that all the numbers and letters were worn off, essentially just played with the dials until the light turned on. The towel drier rack in the bathroom was fragile and broke. There was a horrendous night noise issue. They had crickets or frogs that would start at dusk and chirp through the night. No other hotel that we visited (to scout out for next time we go to Aruba) had any issues with them. The internet was only in the common area, not in the rooms. The Tropicana is for someone that is low maintenance. We never reported any problems with the room because we were on our honeymoon and didn't want to deal with interruptions to our day, or having to change rooms. On the good side, the bed was amazing, good TV, nice fridge. If you are looking for just a basic bed, kitchenette, and bathroom; this hotel will suit you. If need waited on or expect a lot, stay somewhere else (but come to Aruba, it is amazing!!!)
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Mar 07 2012
women from palm tours and also working as concierge was rude lazy and not friendly or helpful totally useless!
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Renovated rooms at a premium!
gaross2017, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Tue Jan 16 15:11:29 EST 2018
I used a friend's timeshare unit, which has not yet been renovated. The Tropicana needs to hustle and step up the renovations because where I stayed was a dump! Stains on the furniture, cracks in the tile floors, dirt in the corners, and housekeeping is slow and not thorough. I left my room at 8:00 a.m. and at 4:30 p.m. it had still not been cleaned. Plus, I deliberately left a piece of popcorn on an end table, and it was still there five days later. On the plus side, you can save money because each unit has a kitchen (but no oven) and there is a fabulous grocery store within a short walk. There is a washer and dryer on each floor, two really nice pools, WiFi, and a casino and restaurant on the grounds. There is a beach across a busy street and a public bus that goes downtown; the bus stop is also located across the busy street, I asked to see one of the renovated units and what a difference. My friend's timeshare unit will be renovated "sometime in 2019." Who the hell knows what that timeframe is??

More Improvements have Arrived
ChicagoJanice, chicago
Tue Jan 16 14:10:40 EST 2018
I've stayed at this property multiple times over the years and have always been pleased. The rooms are pretty basic particularly in the sections that are unrenovated but they are clean and have all the in-room amenities I need. I don't mind the short stroll to the beach particularly as the hotel has complimentary beach chairs, despite Eagle Beach being a public beach (take note Hilton Hawaiian Village). The two pools (one with a waterfall; the other a big water slide) are great and with each visit there seem to be more poolside chairs than the previous visit (although many still seem to feel the need to reserve them at dawn!) My only complaints have to do with the checkin process (slow and tedious particularly as much of the information you need to provide should already be a part of the reservation), the loss of Pizza Bob's restaurant as a lunch/dinner option, and difficulty getting adjacent rooms (despite this request noted on the reservation). The new paint colors make the hotel look more attractive. The renovated rooms look very nice, although I likely wouldn't pay extra for one. For the price on what is a very expensive island I'm happy at this hotel and find its quietness a plus! Also appreciate that the pools and hot tubs are open until 10pm. I'll definitely return, although the ocean-side rooms at the downtown Renaissance with its private island, also is calling me.

Highly disappointed
dnp100, New York City, New York
Mon Jan 15 11:30:14 EST 2018
I checked into this hotel a few hours ago and already I am highly disappointed. At check in I asked for a room in the renovated section of the hotel and was told there wasn’t anything available at the moment. As we are only here for two nights I didn’t make a big deal about it. However after seeing the room it was severely outdated in decor, lighting, everything. While I’m not an overly picky person I decided to chance it again and asked if the front desk if there were any rooms available in the renovated section. This time I was told there was but there was an up charge of $50 per night. I found this ridiculous. I wasn’t asking for a free room upgrade to the next level. I was merely asking for my same room type just in a different section. The front desk however insisted this was an upgrade and I would have to pay. I noted that when I booked this trip there was nothing to state that rooms in the renovated section was more money so didn’t know why it would be an issue to switch when clearly there were rooms available - for a charge! If I didn’t already prepay for my room and if I was staying longer I would push my but at this point it isn’t worth the aggravation. I definitely would NOT stay here again or recommend it to anyone. Do yourselves a favor and stay elsewhere.

Not good
CT-Family8, Sandy Hook, Connecticut
Mon Jan 15 04:58:13 EST 2018
The Tropicana is going through renovations and we were given one of the old run down room, they smelled of mold and I started coughing immediately. Honestly they shouldn't even put people in those rooms, they are really bad and should be condemd , if you go insist on one of the newly renovated rooms! Thankfully they weren't sold out and we were able to get one of the new renovated room which was really nice for $40 more, thanks to Stephany at the front desk. The beach is about a five minute walk through another hotel and across a road which was not really convenient. The pools were nice except the pool with the waterfall there seem to be a sewer smell and very buggie. Also it felt like we were in the city, it was loud do to the main road so close. One last thing is you'll be hounded by the sales people trying to sell you a time share.

Not a hotel, more like a hostel...
Panos I, Santorini, Greece
Sun Jan 14 23:30:30 EST 2018
We stayed at this "hotel" for 7 nights in January and truly this place is more a hostel than a hotel. The facilities are very poor with nothing to do. There is only 1 restaurant on site, which is placed in the casino area. The food was below average and the breakfast is also served there, which was not eatable. We payed for 7 days breakfast and we ate there 3 times. The casino was like a bad joke. Old fashioned, very small and the smell inside was terrible. When we arrived we had a very old room, smelling crazy with old furniture, stained walls and the bathroom was almost not usable. Of course no wifi in the room so we decided to ask the reception for a change. They changed us to a new renovated room with wifi but we payed extra 50 use per night. The new room was better, but still the renovation is basic with only new furniture. The smell was still in this room very bad, and the hotel was generally very dirty (in the room and outdoor spaces). The 2 pools are ok, but the bar is very basic and does not attract you to stay there. The staff of the hotel was the best part, polite and smiling, but nothing much they can do. If you imagine your vacation in Aruba with style and elegance do not stay there...there are many choice at this price.

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