Pleasantly surprised and well worth it! The manager was so welcoming, professional and so eager to please. The staff could not be more supportive and professional as well. I would not hesitate to stay here again.
Date of stay: November 2020
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Very good location even though not on the beach.
The Marriott Courtyard (Mill) resort in Aruba will eventually be a really good option to stay at in Aruba, but there are a few things that still need to be worked out. The property looks very updated and they have done a really good job on making it seem like a quality resort. Rooms, beds, showers and space are all very nice. With the recent takeover by Marriott, I expect there are still changes to come. On day one the room was not ready and when we did get in the floor had not been mopped and was really dirty, but this was resolved on day two and there were no other issues. The food at the pool is at most a 5 out of 10 and they were out of most local beef choices all week. All this being said, they do have several staff members that make it a great experience. Alba, Albert and Nicole are awesome. Great recommendations and conversations with all. We typically stay at the Marriott Stellaris and I am not sure that it is fair to compare the 2 properties, but that being said for not being on the beach, the location is really good and we would probably consider it again for the price and experience. The only other negative is the pool chair situation. There are only 39, yes I counted, lounge chairs at the pool and they are all “claimed” by 7:00 AM. They really need to find a way to make the pool deck space accommodate more people. I look forward to seeing what Marriott can do with this property. There is a lot of potential.
Date of stay: February 2020