Boardwalk, Small Hotel Aruba
Why We Love It
- Intimate boutique property of 14 refurbished casitas on a former coconut plantation
- Private setting within a few minutes' walk to scenic Palm Beach's shore and nightlife
- Every room has a full kitchen and private patio with a grill and hammock
- Freebies like Wi-Fi, use of snorkle gear and beach chair rentals at the lively Moomba Beach Club (a 15-minute walk away)
"A gorgeous, luxury boutique oasis" -- Fodor's
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Rooms & Rates
Founded by twin Dutch sisters who spotted the property on a windsurfing trip, the Boardwalk Small Hotel Aruba is intended to be the antithesis of the high-rise hustle and bustle typical to this section of Aruba.
The hotel is made up of 14 casita-style rooms, each with tropically hued decor, full kitchens and private shaded patios with hammocks and grills. Aspiring grill masters can order the barbecue package complete with charcoal, matches and a bundle of local herbs and spices to create their own private feast.
Although there is a small plunge pool, it’s hardly an area for sunbathing the day away. A better choice would be the sugar white sands of popular Palm Beach, a three-minute walk across the street from the hotel. Hotel guests can also access the nearby lively Moomba Beach Club, voted one of the “World’s Best Beach Bars” by CNN.
For those looking to completely unplug in a private setting, the Boardwalk fits the bill. But if it’s full-service pampering in the form of food, beachfront or spa services, one of the area’s high-rises might be a better choice.
- “A gorgeous luxury boutique oasis" -- Fodor's
- “The romantic air that reigns throughout the hotel is enhanced by the private, air-conditioned casitas that are anything but rustic” -- Frommer's
- Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
- Outdoor pool
- Private beach
- 100% smoke-free
- Airport transfer (fees apply)
- Baby-sitting service on request
- Concierge service
- Laundry / dry cleaning
- Safe in reception (fees apply)
- Coffee / tea-making facilities
- Outdoor space for some rooms
- DVD / CD player & library
- Flatscreen TV
- Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
- Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
- Luxury toiletries
- Complimentary parking
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm
Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am
Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed. Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.
Know Before You Go
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.
The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.
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