The Westin Resort and Casino is a beachfront hotel and casino. It is located in the high-rise hotel section of Palm Beach, Aruba, which is full of resources for swimming, golf, horseback riding, ATV rentals and other water sports. This relaxing area is about four miles away from Oranjestad, the capital of Aruba. Some nearby attractions to this resort include Butterfly Farm, Palm Beach, Bubali Bird Sanctuary and Adventure Golf.
Tourists who wish to fly into Aruba and stay at the Westin Resort should buy tickets to the Oranjestad airport, Queen Beatrix International. It is about five miles away.
The Westin Resort and Casino welcomes both families and couples. It offers a pool complex and a Caribbean beach. There is also a casino open 16 hours a day, offering guests blackjack, craps, roulette, baccarat, Caribbean stud poker, three-card poker, slot machines, ten 46-inch flat-screen TVs, and a bar with video poker machines. Their health and beauty spa has couples rooms and an open-air cabana, and offers a variety of different treatments and services. This resort also contains an air-conditioned fitness center, along with a business center and a variety of shops. Guests who come with children 5-12 can send them to the children’s clubhouse, or have them participate in supervised activities on the pool or beach. Families can participate in different games or competitions that this resort offers.
Some additional resort amenities include express check-out, restaurants, poolside bar, multilingual staff, security guard, concierge desk, room service (limited hours), bellhop, tour assistance, 24-hour front help desk, on-site car rental, valet parking (surcharge), steam room, beauty services, hair salon, ATM/banking, currency exchange, exhibit space, arcade/game room, banquet facilities, event catering, ballroom, small meeting rooms, audio-visual equipment, gift shop, air-conditioned public areas, on-site tennis and elevator.
The Westin Resort and Casino is an 18-story building, the majority of which house its 481 guest rooms. They are air-conditioned, and come with balconies with a view of the Caribbean Sea or of the countryside. These rooms feature wireless internet access (surcharge), bathroom phone, hair dryer, make up/shaving mirror, designer toiletries, pillowtop mattress, premium bedding, extra towels/bedding, iron, ironing board, in-room safe, clock radio, cable television service, electronic/magnetic keys, complimentary newspaper, voice mail, wake up calls, minibar and coffee/tea maker. Cribs and rollaway beds are available upon request.
There is an all-inclusive option for guests at the Westin Resort and Casino. In terms of food and drinks, it includes breakfast at the Bon Bini restaurant; lunch at the Terrace Restaurant; a la carte dinner at Cafe Baci, Pago Pago ($10 per person surcharge), or Azull Beachside restaurant ($15 per person surcharge); optional $25 credit per person for Blossoms restaurant; and beverages including well-brand alcohol, house wine, Balashi Beer (domestic), and non-alcoholic beverages. Taxes and gratuities will also be covered. Participation in some water sports is also included, such as rafting, snorkeling equipment, kayaking and use of fitness center.
What’s not included
Guests who book a room-only plan will have to pay separately for the all-inclusive features. Some other excluded features are selected menu items; alcoholic beverages and sushi at Blossoms restaurant; wine and liquor by the bottle; more than one drink per person at a time; items from Tropical Flavors Ice Cream Parlor; “super premium” alcoholic beverages; room service; take-away meals; minibar; per person surcharge at Azull Beachside Dinner or Pago Pago restaurant; motorized water sports; land sports; airport transfers; spa and beauty products, treatments or services; incidental purchases; telephone, fax or internet access charges; business services; laundry and dry cleaning; video and photo services or child care services.