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If you're not looking for a fancy place but one that can meet your needs this is it. It was our first time to Aruba and we didn't want to spend a fortune at the bigger hotels. We had a "deluxe" room-refrigerator, safe. Was supposed...More
I just spent 8 days in room 302 . Rooms are small, but big enough, because all we did was sleep there! It is close to the beach, casinos, and restaurants. That's why we chose this place, and will choose it again when we return....More
A juge room with separate toilets and shower close to the beach at an affordable rate during high season in Aruba close to restaurants and bars. What else does one need on this island. Staff was very friendly and helpful
The only thing I did...More
Staff where friendly. While the hotel claims there is WiFi throughout the facilities, it did not work !
I was not able to access my emails nor phone services during my stay.
Further, while I was enjoying the beautiful Caribbean weather, it got really sweaty...More
As advertised, Brickell Bay is distinctly 3-star. Stay for the location and affordability, not the property itself. On the plus side, you’re walking distance to lots of great restaurants and bars, and the beach access is nice to have. Pool area is pretty good, and...More
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First off, this resort is not a resort or even a spa, it is a hotel! The bar is open on different nights. It is really loud dance music and sometimes is very crowded and sometimes it is just the regulars. Sopranos is a... More
First off, this resort is not a resort or even a spa, it is a hotel! The bar is open on different nights. It is really loud dance music and sometimes is very crowded and sometimes it is just the regulars. Sopranos is a good live music bar and a landmark, so that is a must see. There is a Senior Frogs right around the corner, as well as another club like bar across the street. All in all, this is a great area to hang out in. Also, there are casinos in all of the hotels around that area and as long as you are playing the penny slots you can drink for free so that's a good way to start the night off. The local hot spot is called Salt and Pepper. It is just a bar but has the history and a great staff. If you bring a salt or pepper shaker with you from wherever you are from they will display it with the rest of the tourists that have brought them. The frozen Mojitos are awesome! Lastly, there is a bar that is out on the end of a pier over near the RIU resort that has live music at night and it was really fun! Aruba is VERY expensive so try and eat dinners with the early bird specials. They offer them everywhere. They have happy hour for drinks as well from 5-7 I believe. Enjoy your trip!!!! Its gorgeous!!!!
If you are a guest at the Brickell hotel there are few lounges free but in the same area you can find Marcel Sports (Saundra is the owner) where you can rent umbrella and lounges and be comfortable. At Eagle beach you can... More
If you are a guest at the Brickell hotel there are few lounges free but in the same area you can find Marcel Sports (Saundra is the owner) where you can rent umbrella and lounges and be comfortable. At Eagle beach you can also rent but as it is a public beach without hotels on the beach I´m not sure how is the serevice there.