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  • Avatar for davids959
    By davids959
    Jun 25, 2020

    Far and away the most laid back timeshare in Aruba. It’s a well run and the long term staff treat you like family coming for a visit....

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  • Avatar for matta57
    By matta57
    Updated Jan 13, 2020

    Buyer beware that OCEAN VIEW does not guarantee a view. This property unlike most MVCs only has OCEAN VIEW and OCEAN FRONT. We bought a...

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  • Avatar for larryb307
    By larryb307
    Nov 7, 2019

    Fantastic vacation spot. Marriott is always upgrading the rooms and property to make it better. Staff are all very friendly and helpful....

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  • Avatar for jocelynb30
    By jocelynb30
    Updated Sep 19, 2018

    Our home away from home. Have been owners for 18 years and have gone every other year (only bc we need variety on off-years). Simply love...

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  • Avatar for randyg165
    By randyg165
    Updated May 15, 2018

    This was our second stay at the Ocean Club. They are doing a complete building upgrade, but we found our room spotless and fully stocked...

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  • Avatar for vincengc
    By vincengc
    Updated May 2, 2018

    Marriott Ocean Club Aruba .....YOU DO NOT WANT TO GO THERE. EXTREMELY CROWDED.It has over the years look less and less like a resort and...

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  • Avatar for jefff265
    By jefff265
    Aug 26, 2017

    The most beautiful place on earth!! The clear blue ocean , pristine beach, outstanding food. We can't wait for our vacation every year!!...

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  • Avatar for rustya2
    By rustya2
    May 24, 2017

    Marriott has the BEST and biggest properties on Aruba. We walked the shoreline and none compare to Marriott. Excellent location. Walk to...

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  • Avatar for howardh37
    By howardh37
    Jan 8, 2017

    The property is getting tired and is in need of refurbishment inside the units. The linens barely fit the beds. There is limited drawer...

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  • Avatar for danl290
    By danl290
    Updated May 28, 2016

    Great resort for families and couples. Convenient location and clean resort.

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  • Avatar for ginaf20
    By ginaf20
    Updated May 15, 2016

    Love this resort- only complaint is the palapa rental procedure- needs a bit of updating too but I believe that is underway .

  • Avatar for moninab2
    By moninab2
    Updated Dec 26, 2014

    I love love love this place. absolutely worth staying here. Love the Marriott Auba Ocean Club Trillion Stars

  • Avatar for judithm116
    By judithm116
    Nov 12, 2014

    Quiet lovely rooms with all the amenities and more.,not the crazy pace of the surf club. Pool is less busy and noisy. Staff helpful....

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  • Avatar for vivians39
    By vivians39
    Jul 22, 2014

    Great vacation place. Great location and great service.

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  • Avatar for matthewl98
    By matthewl98
    Feb 19, 2014

    Just came back from a 7 night stay in Aruba and my wife and I had a wonderful stay! I found renting through to be an...

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  • Avatar for franks161
    By franks161
    Sep 19, 2013

    We Fell In Love with Aruba and the Marriott Ocean Club several years ago .. and it continues to be the Best Vacation spot we have been...

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  • Avatar for angelodamico
    By angelodamico
    Updated Aug 14, 2013

    Just came back from our 20th trip to Aruba in June 2013. love the island the people the weather the food especially the Marriot Ocean...

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  • Avatar for maryl762
    By maryl762
    Mar 1, 2013

    We love the Ocean Club. We were there for President's week and it did not feel crowded at all. The check in process was very easy. Rooms...

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  • Avatar for jackiel79
    By jackiel79
    Feb 25, 2013

    It appears that a more current review for the resort is needed! Checked in was smooth and our room request was once again fulfilled! The...

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  • Avatar for donna2043
    By donna2043
    Nov 11, 2012

    We have owned 2 weeks in a 1 BD unit at the Ocean Club since 1999 and have been using them almost every year. We were there recently from...

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  • Avatar for toddc25
    By toddc25
    Updated Jun 25, 2014

    As good as it gets!

  • Avatar for robertak19
    By robertak19
    Updated May 28, 2012

    My family prefers the Ocean Club to either the hotel, or the Surf Club, because it is approx 25% the size of the Surf Club, and quieter...

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  • Avatar for alr69
    By alr69
    Apr 14, 2012

    We have been staying at both Marriott Ocean and Surf Clubs for a few years. Both are great resort. We've found Ocean Club more to our...

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  • Avatar for colleenc83
    By colleenc83
    Feb 19, 2012

    We just spent a week at Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club. Is a beautiful resort and we could not find a single thing to complain about. Taxi...

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  • Avatar for kathyh454
    By kathyh454
    Aug 17, 2011

    Without a doubt one of the best locations in the Caribbean! Aruba is safe and has a dedicated and friendly staff. The Ocean Club is...

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  • Avatar for ncowen
    By ncowen
    Updated Jun 22, 2011

    We have been very pleased with the resort in total. Beach is reserved for Ocean Club owners and guests and not crowded like Surf Club's...

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    Apr 12, 2011


  • Avatar for charlottes81
    By charlottes81
    Feb 11, 2011

    We've had the opportunity to stay at the Marriott Ocean Club Resort 5 times with our family &/or friends & have thoroughly enjoyed it...

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  • Avatar for darleen16
    By darleen16
    Jan 19, 2011

    I really depend on these reviews, to help me make a decision on my destination, so here goes. The resort is very good, no problems except...

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  • Avatar for gregs259
    By gregs259
    Dec 29, 2010

    A beautiful resort and beach with a very friendly staff.

  • Avatar for dorothyp40
    By dorothyp40
    Updated Jun 24, 2010

    Visited the week of June 7th. It was a fabulous property. We were very happy with our stay at the Ocean Club. Staff very friendly and...

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  • Avatar for juliea137
    By juliea137
    Updated Apr 18, 2010

    I visit Aruba Ocean Club two or three times a year. It is always a pleasure staying at this 5 star resort. I have been to many other...

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  • Avatar for davidt113
    By davidt113
    Jan 19, 2010

    I just returned from the Ocean Club and found it to be delightful. The units are modern, clean and well maintained as usual. The only...

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  • Avatar for rhondam122
    By rhondam122
    Oct 30, 2009

    I've been an owner at the Aruba Ocean Club for 8 years. My family and I look forward to our time there year after year. There is always...

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  • Avatar for berniced13
    By berniced13
    Aug 9, 2009

    I have had great vacations here. The lazy river pool allows you to spend the day floating in the water or head down to the beach to float...

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  • Avatar for vickic69
    By vickic69
    Updated Jul 8, 2009

    Just returned from an excellent week at the Marriott. My 1 BR unit was huge, clean and had an awesome view. Staff could not have been...

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  • Avatar for briank190
    By briank190
    Updated Mar 14, 2009

    Stayed here in March 2009 and had a great time. The property and unit was clean and the staff was friendly. Was very glad I choose the...

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  • Avatar for fainag
    By fainag
    Dec 22, 2008

    We just came back from a week-long vacation at Mariott's Ocean Club. I loved everything there: the property was amazing, the staff was...

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  • Avatar for lanitap
    By lanitap
    May 27, 2008

    When I booked this trip I was a bit skeptical of Aruba for my kids as I thought there wasn’t much to see or do here, and the airfare to...

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  • Avatar for petere40
    By petere40
    Feb 20, 2008

    Have stayed at The Aruba Ocean Club several times and love it more each time we stay. We purchased here 7 years ago and are very happy...

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  • Avatar for robertm613
    By robertm613
    Updated Jul 31, 2007

    We have gone every year for the past 7 years. No other place on the island can compare. The staff is exceptional and always willing to go...

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  • Avatar for robertl359
    By robertl359
    May 2, 2007

    We love the Marriott Ocean Club, smaller and more cosy than the Surf Club but with the same amenities. Great for families or couples.

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  • Avatar for michael3744
    By michael3744
    Jan 10, 2007

    We just returned from the Aruba Ocean Club and liked the facility very much with one exception - out of control kids running up and down...

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  • Avatar for james3633
    By james3633
    Updated Dec 12, 2006

    Stayed at the Ocean Club December 1-8, 2006. This is a very nice resort and we enjoyed it very much. Because of its more intimate...

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  • Avatar for bruce439
    By bruce439
    Oct 28, 2006

    We sent our daughter and new son-in-law here for their honeymoon in August of this year. They had nothing but great things to say about...

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  • Avatar for 124peter
    By 124peter
    Jun 2, 2006

    The best in Aruba.....

  • Avatar for maureenpendleton
    By maureenpendleton
    Updated Feb 27, 2006

    We have stayed and bought at the Marriott Ocean Club and absolutely LOVE IT!! It's a beautiful resort and the ammenties are wonderful...

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  • Avatar for terryb32
    By terryb32
    Feb 12, 2006

    One of the best places to stay in Aruba. Great beach, lovely shops, beautiful rooms, wonderful views. Only negative was that the rooms...

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  • Avatar for debbie1707
    By debbie1707
    Sep 2, 2005

    Outstanding resort! Units recently done over. Staff very friendly to guests. Outstanding pool, and super nice beach with lots of water...

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  • Avatar for richard310
    By richard310
    Updated Mar 20, 2004

    Wonderfull place. Always breezy, sand does not get too hot, no waves, beautiful water, friendly people, mostly U.S. visitors, no poverty,...

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  • Avatar for annventura
    By annventura
    Aug 28, 2003

    You can not get a better resort , This is Aruba,s finest

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  • Avatar for subcapt
    By subcapt
    Updated Feb 25, 2003

    We have stayed here on two occasion's. It is without a doubt one of the finest timeshares in Aruba. This is a typical 5 Star Marriott...

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  • Avatar for grounder32819
    By grounder32819
    Nov 14, 2002

    We were there in the middle of construction and it was still a great place to be. I am sure it is even nicer now. Aruba is worth the...

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