Hotel Overview

Located in Palm Beach, the most cosmopolitan and vibrant area of Aruba, this high-end, all-inclusive resort for families and couples offers a new level of luxury. The resort holds a privileged location on the fine white sands of a Caribbean beach overlooking turquoise waters, with warm, dry weather throughout the year.

Enjoy the tropical atmosphere of the large, free-form swimming pool with waterfalls, two whirlpools, and a swim-up bar to keep you relaxed and cool throughout the day.

With elegantly appointed accommodations and a la carte dining options, you'll feel a sense of sophisticated luxury that goes far beyond your expectations. This magnificent resort is close to many tourist attractions and just steps away from the best entertainment, lounges, discos, and shopping areas the island has to offer.

The program of sports and leisure activities includes tennis on two floodlit courts, beach volleyball, water polo, aqua aerobics, diving demonstration lessons, snorkeling (equipment available), and more. The youngsters (ages 4-12) will enjoy the Kids' Club, with its program of supervised activities. In the evening, don't miss the shows and nightly entertainment.

Location

Aruba - Beach
Aruba, Aruba Reina Beatrix (AUA) : 15 miles

Property Information

Year Built: 1979
Last Renovation: 2014
Floors: 9
Total rooms: 380

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Hotel Details

Onsite Dining

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Hotel Advisories

Advisory STUDENT GROUP POLICY • 100 DOUBLE rooms IN HOUSE maximum for student groups at any given time • 25 years old and under are considered “students” for any given time • Minimum age required for check-in is 18. • A refundable deposit of $200/per person (cash or credit card) is required. Group Student bookings • Must be requested through our groups department,these groups will require a chaperon as well as the refundable deposit and all above requirements.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies: Check-in Policy:
Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy:
Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy:
This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

Transfer Policy:
A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information:
Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.
Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 star tripadvisor rating Based on 4989 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Honeymoon Of A Lifetime

    Where do I even start, from the kindness to the high level of respect received from everybody there to the delicious always fresh served food. This trip of a lifetime left me and my newly wed wife ready to book the second trip back before we even left from our honeymoon. Highly recommend the royal level rooms for your stay, with amazing room service and royal breakfast/lunch/and dinner you'll never even want to visit any other restaurants near the resort. The staff was one of the biggest delights that brought us joy in ways not even words can describe. Joyce always starting off our day with a beautiful smile and delicious breakfast, truly treated my wife and I like Kings and Queens. The staff was amazing doing the impossible to make all our wishes come true. Melvin, Elena, Sylvester and the list goes on with them truly making it a Royal experience. Sandra Steba thank you and your amazing crew for making this experience one that will never be forgotten. My wife and I had planned to travel all around to different resorts and try different things in the future, but with the honeymoon we had with you guys we will be surely back for our next trip. Looking forward to seeing you all soon.

    Jul 20, 2019
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    The worst

    Worst experience. Management did not take care of any issues, got stuck in an elevator with no AC, management told me to find security because he was busy.... Wouldn't recommend this place to my worst enemy.

    Jul 19, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Barcelo

    Best location on Palm Beach Aruba. All-inclusive. Great beach frontage for smaller hotel-less crowded. Water sports galore. Shopping and restaurants directly across street. Only complaint-liquor was not top shelf-all generic

    Jul 18, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Beyond Amazing

    From the moment we arrived to our departure, our stay at the Barcelo was incredible. Prior to our trip we upgraded to Royal Level, so worth it, and upgraded our room as well. We had private check in service upon our arrival, and Veronica was so welcoming. Although the room that we had requested was not available, the Barcelo upgraded us to one of their Master Suites and the suite was spectacular. The staff at the hotel were wonderful - friendly, helpful - just great. When we checked out, Sandra helped us out, and she was super nice. The restaurants were wonderful and we especially liked the Japanese restaurant. We cannot wait to come back to Aruba and we WILL be staying at the Barcelo when we return! Thank you Barcelo for an amazing memorable trip!

    Jul 18, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great place

    Rendy and Raemundo are awesome at their job! Great guys, and awesome at what they do! Highly recommend visiting here! The food is awesome as well. The entire staff is friendly. From the fromt desk, to maintenace, to bartenders, and restaurant staff. Awesome all around.

    Jul 17, 2019
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