Q. Do you offer Free Wi-Fi?
A.Yes, throughout the resort.
Q. How are your rooms categorized?
A.Our rooms are categorized by bedding, size and view type. Our first category is the Standard Room with no particular view. The second is the Standard Resort View with views to the pool or other resort areas. The third is the Standard Ocean View with partial views to the ocean contrasted with island and resort views. The fourth and best category we have is the Standard Ocean Front View with spectacular views to the Caribbean Ocean.
Q. Do you pre-assign rooms?
A.We usually assign our rooms at check in based on the room type booked. However we have a guest relations manager you are welcome to email special requests at least one month prior to your arrival date to see what we can arrange for you. Email us at HIAruba@ihg.com for special requests.
Q. Do you have safes?
A.Yes, in all rooms it is complimentary.
Q. Are telephone calls (especially 800 numbers) free?
A.800 numbers are not free, nor are any local or international phone calls made from your room. The rates are established by our local telephone carrier.
Q. Are the Bicycles complimentary?
A.Yes, you can reserve your complimentary bicycle daily from 9:00am – 4:30pm at our Kids Club/Activity Center.
Q. Where is the Kids’ Club/Activity Center?
A.Kid’s Club/Activity Center is located on the beach side of Palm Tower. It opens daily from 9:00am to 1:00pm & 2:00pm to 5:00pm and offers a variety of activities and games for children from the age of 4 to 12.
Q. Do you provide beach towels?
Q. How do I reserve a palapa/gazebo?
At noon an IPad will be located at the Ocean Side Towel Hut to make Palapa reservations for next day use. The rental period is from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm is $30 USD for next day full day use. You may reserve a Palapa for same day use, however, this is based on availability.For more information, please contact a Team Member at the Ocean Side Towel Hut between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.
The palapa rental will be charged to your room. Please remember that Palapas are in Limited supply.
Gazebos located at the Sea Tower Pool area are also available for rent. The rental period is from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and the price is $60 USD for Gazebo #1's next day use and $40 USD for Gazebos 2 to 6 full day use.The Gazebo rental will be charged to your room. Please remember that Gazebos at Sea Tower Pool are in Limited supply.
The umbrellas around the ocean pools are on a first-come-first-serve basis. The umbrellas at the beach can be placed upon request for $40 USD. You can request these at Ocean Side Towel Hut from 9:00am to 5:00pm for same day's use only.
IHG ONE REWARDS
We reward your loyalty
Gold IHG ONE Rewards members enjoy One (1) day of complimentary Palapa use. Diamond & Platinum Elite IHG ONE Reward members enjoy a complimentary Palapa for their entire stay. Please be advised that IHG ONE Rewards Diamond / Platinum Elite and Gold members must reserve their palapa at the Ocean Side Towel Hut.*
*This benefit is only available for direct bookings through IHG/Holiday Inn Resort website or Hotel Reservations
Q. What transportation service can we take to the Resort from the Airport?
A.Taxis or Car Rental, Taxi Charge (one way): approximately $30.00 USD. Time by Taxi: 30 minutes. We do not provide shuttles from the airport to the resort.
Q. What are the regular check-in and check-out times?
A.Check in time starts at 4:00pm and check out time before noon.
Q. Can I request an early check-in?
A.Our regular check-in time is 4:00pm. Please contact the front desk to request an early check-in. All requests will be based on availability.
Q. Can I request a late check-out?
A.Our regular check-out time is 12:00 pm. Please contact the front desk to request a late check-out, be advised that an additional fee may apply. Please note IHG Rewards Club® elite members (Spire & Platinum) may extend check-out to 2:00pm upon request at no additional charge. All requests will be based upon availability.
Q. How many IHG Rewards Club Rewards® points do I need to redeem for a Reward Night?
A.IHG Rewards Club Rewards® members need 40,000 points or more depending on their reservation to redeem for a Reward Night. Please call IHG Rewards Club Service Center at 1-877-860-1373 or book online at www.ihgrewardsclub.com. *This is room only. Please be advised that once members use points 1st category of room (Standard Room) is assigned. Upgrades most likely will not be possible.
Q. Do you have a bar and restaurant on site?
A.Yes. We have 5 restaurants, 4 bars and 1 grab ‘n’ go coffee bar on site. Holiday Inn Resort Aruba, offers a variety of dining from casual to classic, from buffet style to a la carte.
Q. Can I order room service?
A.Yes. In Room Dining is available from 7:30am until 10:30pm. In Room Dining is not included in the All-inclusive Package or any other Package.
Q. What are the directions to the property?
A.Once you leave Queen Beatrix International Airport on to the main road, drive northwest heading to Palm Beach / Irausquin Hotel Street
Q. Do you have meeting space?
A.Yes. Our professional, experienced staff is here to ensure your event is a memorable experience. We feature a total of 4,224 square feet of meeting & banquets space. For more information, please contact our sales office during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.
Q. Do you allow pets?
A.We do not allow pets, with the exception of service animals (proper certificate required). For your convenience, guests with service animals will be assigned rooms on the ground floors.
Q. Is it allowed to smoke in rooms?
A.All 590 rooms are non-smoking in the Holiday Inn Resort Aruba- Beach Resort. The hotel will impose $250 penalty if smoking has taken place in the room as we need to provide special treatment when smoking has taken place. Please be advised that the patio/balcony is considered part of the guest room.
Q. Do you have ADA rooms?
A.Yes. The Holiday Inn Resort Aruba is in full compliance with ADA guidelines. We have several guestrooms fully equipped with wheelchair-accessible features.
Q. What exactly is included in the All-inclusive Package?
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic House Beverages
Q. How do you know what's not included in the All-inclusive Package?
A.Each menu of our restaurants and bars has icons that indicate which food menu item is included. If a menu item has a surcharge then the price for AI will be next to the menu list price. Canned, Bottled & Packed items are not included in the All Inclusive Package. Room Service is not included in the All Inclusive Package.
Q. How much does the All-inclusive Package cost? Can I add it during Check In?
A.Yes, you may upgrade your reservation to All-inclusive during your check in. The cost will be of $149 per person per night for a minimum of 4 nights. If you stay with us 5 nights or more the price will be $139 per person per night. If you have breakfast included in your room rate, then you may add the All-inclusive Package for the price of $129 per person per night for a 4 night minimum stay, or $119 per night if you stay 5 nights or more. This is per person per day pricing. All-inclusive Package includes service charge and Government Tax. If you should choose to partake of the All-inclusive Package there is a minimum of 4 nights and this will be applied to the final nights of your stay.
Q. When should I leave the Resort to catch my flight?
A.Based on Aruba Airport Authority recommendations, all guests with flights to the US are recommended to be at the airport 3 hours prior to your flight departure time. All other flights at least 2 hours prior.