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This property is located near the centre of Oranjestad and features free Wi-Fi, air-conditioned rooms and breakfast service. A1 Apartment Aruba is just 800 metres from the island's beautiful coast. Each studio and apartment at this property comes with a fully equipped kitchen and a comfortable seating and dining area. They also feature free towels and linens. There are several restaurants within a 3-minute walk of this property, including a hamburger shack situated only 800 metres away. The popular Surfside Beach is only 2.5 km away, while Divi Village Golf Course is a 10-minute drive from A1 Apartment. Bubali Bird Sanctuary is a 5-minute walk away and Queen Beatrix International Airport is 3 km from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Free parking available on-site

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Accommodation Type
Number of guests
1 double bed
Bedroom :
1 double bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
2 double beds
1 sofa bed
2 double beds
1 bunk bed
Bedroom :
1 double bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 double bed
1 double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Oranjestad
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Yasmeen
    United States United States
    The location was great! It was very walkable from the Downtown area, in particular the Bus Depot. I counted 7 blocks away. Also, what made the location feel safer was that it was about 5 blocks from the Polis (Police Station).
  • Andrea
    Canada Canada
    Samuel and family went way out of their way to make my trip great. They are so lovely. The place, for me as a solo traveler, was perfect. I managed to walk to divi beach every day which was my favorite beach on the island. The place is in a safe...
  • Nathan
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    All of the owners and staff were helpful. The apartment was very good value for money. TV with all of the internet apps. Fridge freezer great. Gas hobs for cooking. Good location for a short walk to some restaurants and bars.
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Managed by Kemp's A1 Apartments Aruba

Company review score: 9.6Based on 318 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

Aruba’s A1 Apartments is a cozy and comfortable place to stay while on the island. We don’t claim to be a fancy tourist resort. Instead we’re an alternative that’s both hassle-free and affordable. You’ll have the best of both worlds when you stay with us. Since we’re conveniently located in downtown Oranjestad, you can get all of your shopping done. Having a night out on the town is also easy and close at hand. And all of the major attractions of Aruba are just 30 minutes away or less If you’re coming into Aruba on a cruise ship and plan to stay for a night or two, we’re just a short stroll away. We’ll fill you in on the hottest casinos, clubs, and restaurants of Aruba. In fact, many of them are located within our immediate area Our mission is to give you a feel for the “real” Aruba, not some glitzy imitation. We’ve been entertaining guests for the past 30+ years and will continue to do so for some time. Come and experience what true hospitality is like in Aruba, come stay at A1 Apartments!

Property information

A1 Apartments Aruba is the perfect place for you to experience everything Aruba has to offer. Our cozy and comfortable apartments are clustered together in a quiet downtown neighborhood of Oranjestad. Our own home is nearby and we’re always available to happily assist with any of your needs. We have a nice small pool in our back yard. For 30+ years we’ve been helping guests from around the world experience Aruba. In that time we’ve forged many strong and lasting friendships as well as unforgettable memories. We hope you come and experience Aruba’s famous culture and hospitality first-hand with us as A1 Apartments. We have been Gold Certified in the Aruba Tourism Authority's 2021 Health & Happiness Code, for following local guidelines as to cleanliness and bio-security protocols to ensure our valued guests' safety and wellbeing.

Neighbourhood information

Getting to the best places in Aruba is easy when you stay at A1 Apartments. We’re just a 10-minute walk from the main bus terminal as well. From there you can catch buses to all the major beaches and anywhere else you’d like to go on the island. What’s more, there’s even a free Street Car running nearby which will take you to the newly renovated main street area of Oranjestad.

Languages spoken


Property surroundings

Facilities of A1 Apartments Aruba
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Private entrance
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Food & Drink
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
Services & Extras
  • Wake-up service
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
Building characteristics
  • Private apartment in building
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Public transport tickets
    Additional charge
  • Car hire
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
Entertainment and family services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Baby safety gates
Cleaning services
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Minimarket on site
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Carbon monoxide detector
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Dutch

House rules
A1 Apartments Aruba takes special requests - add in the next step!

From 15:00 to 23:30
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in
You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
From 06:00 to 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 17 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Adult (18+ years)
Extra bed upon request
US$30 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Accepted payment methods
VisaMastercardDiners ClubMaestroDiscoverCash
Smoking is not allowed.
Parties/events are not allowed
Quiet hours
Guests must be quiet between 21:00 and 10:00.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Payment is also possible by bank transfer. Please contact the property in advance for more information, using the contact details provided on your booking confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform A1 Apartments Aruba in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Quiet hours are between 21:00:00 and 10:00:00.

FAQs about A1 Apartments Aruba

  • Yes, A1 Apartments Aruba is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • A1 Apartments Aruba offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Swimming Pool
    • Bicycle rental

  • A1 Apartments Aruba has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 1 bedroom

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Check-in at A1 Apartments Aruba is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at A1 Apartments Aruba on this page.

  • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at A1 Apartments Aruba (subject to availability). These can accommodate:

    • 2 guests
    • 3 guests

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • A1 Apartments Aruba is 650 yards from the centre of Oranjestad. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at A1 Apartments Aruba may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The nearest beach is just 0.8 miles from A1 Apartments Aruba. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.