A spectacular All-Inclusive resort right on the beach
 
The perfect setting for a peaceful tropical vacation
 
Located on the best fine white sand beaches in Palm Beach, only a few minutes from the capital (Oranjestad), the gorgeous “Cunucu” countryside and the international airport, this all-inclusive resort is a Caribbean oasis for relaxation and fun.
 
Swimming, scuba diving or sailing in the calm, turquoise water, basking under the sun and enjoying the pool with a cocktail in hand, or trying one’s luck at the hotel’s casino are some of the activities available at this resort.
 
The soft, Caribbean breeze combined with daytime excursions to the natural pools or to the museums in nearby towns will allow you to immerse yourself in the island’s cultural and social aspects.

Location

Beach
Queen Beatrix International Airport : 6 miles

Property Information

Year Built: 1973
Total rooms: 373

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Resort Details

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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 9578 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Barcelo Aruba 14th time

    My happy place I wanted to write this review before we left to go back to Pittsburgh. It seems like everyone here is very friendly. The resort is clean comfortable and many of the staff members I would like to congratulate and say thank you for such a wonderful trip there is Carmen there there is Michael in the bar area. There’s Derek and Nathaniel and so many more that I can’t even begin to, say good things about Dale is the hostess that works in the buffet at night and she’s always always remembered me and my family with that being said I want to tell management to please make a better solution for getting up early to save a chair I’ve been here for 10 days and nine of the days I have seen security however, once they pass people put their towels on the lounge chair and disappear for the entire day. It’s not fair , the food at the buffet is decent however, some of the staff members are very slow. We have found all of the specialty restaurants are excellent. The beach restaurant is the best for the staff is attentive and we really enjoy staying staying here. Barcelo needs to just do a few improvements will be back next year.

    Apr 17, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Wonderful dinner experience

    We are currently at the resort and had the best dining experience at the Auribian a seafood restaurant. Carmen Chavez took exceptional care of us and made wonderful recommendations on the menu.

    Apr 16, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Wonderful resort with gorgeous beaches

    We recently stayed at the Barcelo Aruba for a week. We had a wonderful experience. and would definitely go back. The specialty restaurants are excellent. The Royal Club restaurant has excellent food but the service during dinner can be a bit slow. The beach is beautiful and very clean. The nightly lounge music is a nice feature. There are shows every evening at 10pm. There are many options for excursions that you can book at the resort or on the other properties close to the resort. Fernanda in the Royal Club restaurant gave us excellent service. She was very accommodating and friendly every time we ate there. The only complaint is that the music from across the street of the resort continues after midnight and can be loud if you are trying to get to sleep. Also, the shower has a high opening to step into. I would request a walk -in shower next time. The rooms are nice, but the furnishings could be a bit updated. Overall, we loved it and would stay there again.

    Apr 16, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great Spring Vacation at Barcelo!

    Just wrapping up a week at Barcelo and the experience was fantastic. We went with two families and both the kids and adults had a blast. The pool and beach were outstanding. The food was great and most of the staff were top-notch. I want to call out two people specifically- Daliana and Diego. Daliana took care of us each night at the lobby bar. She was incredibly attentive and super friendly. Order the pistachio drink! Diego was our guy at the pool bar and was always looking out for us when it was time for the next drink. Ask him to make his special cocktail- it won’t disappoint. Both of these staff members made our vacation. Tip them well… it’s worth it! My only constructive feedback is that it was a challenge to get clean bath towels.

    Apr 15, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Kyoto Japanese restaurant

    Omg the best night my girlfriend birthday dinner was amazing…. Nora & Jason really made it special. We sing & laugh best part we had a great time. Service was on point. The sushi rolls was great five course was a lot we definitely was full.if you come ask for them

    Apr 13, 2024