We recommend a taxi as the most convenient method of transportation to Boardwalk Hotel Aruba. The rate is USD 25, and there is surcharge of USD 3 for trips after midnight, on Sundays and Holidays. The one-way trip from the airport is approximately 15 minutes.
If you would like to rent a car during your stay, feel free to contact us to help you.
Our front desk opening hours are from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am. - 5:00 pm EST Time. On Sunday's the front desk is closed.
If you need to get a hold of the hotel managers, you can reach them on the following numbers:
Stephanie's cellular: (+297) 731 1120
Kimberly's cellular: (+297) 732 1120
Check in time is 3 pm (if rooms are available, we will be happy to register you earlier.)
Check-out time is 11 am. For later check-outs, arrangements are possible, however, they are subject to space availability and a surcharge. Please check with the frontdesk in advance. If a later check-out can not be arranged, you may have your luggage stored in our office until you are ready to leave. Please remember to make arrangements with us beforehand.
We are more than happy to assist you with information and reservations for activities, car rentals, restaurants etc.
Please feel free to email or call us with your questions and requests before your trip or visit us at the front desk while you are on Aruba.
It is strictly forbidden to smoke inside the casitas. Failure to respect this policy will result in a USD 250 penalty, which will be charged on your credit card.
Free WIFI is offered to our guests at Boardwalk Hotel. WIFI is available on most parts of the property. We also offer a guest computer in our lobby for our guests to use.
Upon arrival you will receive the password of our free wireless internet access.
Often times guests ask us how far of a walk the beach is from Boardwalk Small Hotel Aruba. Google maps estimated the walk to reach Palm Beach from Boardwalk Small Hotel to be 3min. To walk to Moomba, over the beach, it would take an additional 5 to 10min.
Boardwalk Small Hotel is uniquely located within walking distance 150 meters (3 minutes walking) from Palm beach, right across from the Ritz Carlton Hotel.
The hotel is based on the grounds of a former coconut plantation, bordering a bird sanctuary.
Boardwalk Small Hotel is located at the end of the high rise strip with it's hotels, casinos and water sports facilities, yet lies tucked away from it all! Within walking distance you can find some of the island's best snorkeling spots.
The hotel has a long history for being the best kite and windsurf hotel of Aruba as it is conveniently located steps from the best kite and windsurf beach of Aruba; The Fisherman's huts.
Boardwalk's casitas are spread out across tropical gardens with over one hundred palm trees, offering a lot of privacy and intimacy to our guests. Every casita has a private patio or terrace, giving out to tropical garden.
The swimming pool, set amidst this small oasis, together with the cozy gazebo make Boardwalk Small Hotel a true retreat.
Casita 2, 5, 6, 7, 10 & 22 are One Bedroom Casitas with Two Queen Beds.
Casita 1, 4, 11 & 23 are One Bedroom Casitas with a King size Bed.
Casita 3, 8 & 21 are our largest casitas, each with two bedrooms.
There is a bus stop located right across the street from Boardwalk Hotel Aruba. Arubus, the local bus service, operates daily along the hotel strip. Buses arrive at the bus station every 15 minutes, starting at 5:45am until 6pm.
The central bus station is located in downtown Oranjestad, across the road from the cruise terminal next to Royal Plaza.
The fare for a one-way trip is US $2.30.
We highly recommend all guests protect themselves for losses due to last-minute cancellations or no-shows. Because we are a small, independently owned business, we are not flexible when it comes to collecting fees for last-minute cancellations and no-shows.
Please carefully read our cancellation policy, and consider contacting your insurance agent for travel insurance.
The following two insurance companies were recommended by the Wall Street Journal “Smart Money”: Access America: 800-284-8300 or Travel Guard: 800-826-1300
Boardwalk offers complimentary car parking on property. Car parking is subject to availability and strictly at your own risk. Boardwalk Small Hotel does not accept any responsibility for lost, stolen and/or damaged items what-so-ever.
Late Departures are possible, but are subject to availability.
Past 11 am: Extend to 1 pm departure as a courtesy based on availability.
Past 1 pm: 60USD for late checkouts until 4PM. Note, late departures are subject to availability.
Past 4 pm: at a cost of a full night stay, with departure the following morning at 11 am
A one-bedroom casita sleeps a maximum of 4 guests.
A two-bedroom casita sleeps a maximum of 6 guests.
Rates are based on double occupancy for the One Bedroom Casita nd the Studio Casita.
Rates are based on quad occupancy for a Two-Bedroom Casita.
The extra person charge is $20 per night per person.
Children under the age of twelve stay for free with adults.
Laundry service is offered at $25USD per laundry bag. Laundry takes 48 hours.