Stayed at Renaissance Aruba April 2011 with another family.
Spacious, comfortable bed, comes with in room safe and bar/sink microwave
Tip: ask for ocean view to see the cruise ships coming in.
We liked the location- in walking distance to downtown, beside the marina with a starbucks, casino, theatre and numerous restaurants close by.
Although this resort is away from the palm beach resorts, its and easy 20 min ($25 cab ride) to that area.
Although there are only 3 options (4th option on private island) the food was 5star!!
The buffett at the marina always had fresh seafood options (crab legs, swordfish, salmon, Tilapia etc)
Drinks were great
This is the best part! A water taxi picks you up from the main resort and takes you to their private island (15min away). Its a fun ride and the island is amazing.
There is Wifi on the island and a dedicated restaurant with great meal options (ie. Tilapia for entree and Hagen Daz ice cream for dessert anyone??)
Overall I would recommend this resort to anyone who is looking to go to Aruba with or without a family.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- At the newly renovated Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino, we Live Life to Discover. Here in the heart of Oranjestad, you will find yourself in the middle of the excitement, and our entire staff is ready to inspire you. You don't have to go far to experience the real Caribbean, it's right outside your door. Our luxury hotel in Aruba offers a perfect location steps from Oranjestad's vibrant modern downtown boutiques, giving you endless opportunities to indulge your inner shopaholic. Get the thrill of a hand of poker in one of our two casinos, enjoy one of our RLifeLIVE events and revel in the Aruban culture in a way you can only experience from the heart of the city. The resort offers two distinct experiences, the hip and lively adult-exclusive Renaissance Marina Hotel and the Renaissance Ocean Suites, a sophisticated one-bedroom suite accommodation. Both provide exclusive access to a special discovery, Renaissance Island, with Aruba's only private beaches and a truly tropical experience. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Renaissance Aruba Resort And Casino
- Renaissance Aruba Hotel Oranjestad
- Renaissance Hotel Aruba
- Renaissance Oranjestad
- Oranjestad Renaissance
- Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino Oranjestad