Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba in the Press

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba has been ranked the #2 best hotel in Aruba on TripAdvisor for six consecutive years and is the winner of the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award in the category of Top 25 Hotels for Best Service in the Caribbean for four consecutive years.

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba is among the recipients of the 2019 Experts' Choice Award from . Based on more than one million reviews from 85 different publications, the award recognizes the best hotels around the world, with fewer than 2% of hotels worldwide receiving this award.


Travel writers and journalists of USA TodayNational Geographic Traveler, and The New York Times, among others, named Boardwalk "Best Boutique Hotel in Aruba," "Best Hidden Gem in the Caribbean," and “Recommended Lodging” for its tropical surroundings, personalized service, and “warm, artful touch.” In December 2016, Boardwalk received Caribbean Journal's Readers' Choice Award for ranking #2 in the category of Best Boutique Hotels in the Caribbean.

Boardwalk received the 2017 Expert Travel Award based on excellent reviews from travel experts of Lonely Planet, Fodor's, and Frommer's. Additionally, Boardwalk Hotel received Booking.com's Guest Review Award in 2017 with a score of 9.2.

Aruba.com, October 2019

Boardwalk made headlines in the news section of aruba’s destination website twice, announcing our transformation to Boutique Hotel.

Caribbean Journal, October 2019

This popular hotel is about to get a lot bigger. Aruba’s Boardwalk Small Hotel will soon debut the fruits of a major expansion project that will see the property rebranded as the Boardwalk Boutique Hotel. 

Visitaruba.com, October 2019

The design and architecture of the new boutique hotel reflect the barefoot luxury guests have come to love at Boardwalk. Each charming new casita, with a seamless indoor-to-outdoor transition, features unique characteristics and a well-thought-out aesthetic.

wheninaruba.com, October 2019

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel is officially reopening in November 2019, adding 32 new casitas, a second pool, a fitness & spa facility, and on-trend food and beverage offerings. Have a sneak peek at Boardwalk’s new Caribbean style casitas 

aruba.com, September 2019

The Aruba Tourism Authority’s website paid attention to Boardwalks’ reopening in November of 2019 in this article.

 

Departful.com - August 2017

Toronto-based travel magazine Departful listed Boardwalk Small Hotel as "no better place to rest after island thrills" in a write-up on adventure in Aruba.

"I was so impressed with your operation, the beauty of the grounds, and the experience overall."

Het Laatste Nieuws – February 2017 

Boardwalk Small Hotel was listed as favorite lodging in Aruba by Belgian newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws.

A Taste for Travel – February 2017 

Canadian travel platform A Taste for Travel listed Boardwalk Small Hotel as preferred lodging in Palm Beach, Aruba, during a girls' getaway for Valentine's. 

“If you want to be closer to the famous Palm Beach action, yet not sardined in with the masses, then Boardwalk Small Hotel is the spot. It’s a lovely tropical boutique oasis right across the street from the tourist strip with its own beach access, amenities, and service.” – Sue Campbell @suectravel

Metro – January 2017 

Daily newspaper Metro ranked Boardwalk Small Hotel #2 on the list of 8 Toppers in Aruba.

Travel blogger Rebecca of mytravelboektje.com mentioned: “Een kleine groep fantastisch mooie bungalows in het noorden van het eiland. Boardwalk is het ideale hotel voor stelletjes en jonge ouders. De huisjes zijn prachtig ingericht. Ze hebben een mooi zwembad en een eigen strandje met heerlijke bedden op een van de mooiste plekken van het eiland. Op loopafstand zitten allerlei winkeltjes en restaurantjes, dus ook de locatie is helemaal top.

Jamie Magazine – January 2017 

The Dutch edition of Jamie Magazine loved the colorful, tastefully appointed casitas of Boardwalk Small Hotel and never wanted to leave.

Bij Boardwalk voel je je meteen thuis. De casita’s zijn zo kleurrijk en smaakvol ingericht, dat je er niet meer weg zou willen. Extra leuk is de treasure box die je in elk huisje vindt: een doosje gevuld met verschillende must-visit-tips van locals.”