We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Royal Sea Aquarium Resort

getaroom.comUSD 123*
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 149*
USD 123*
Great Deal
USD 143*
USD 142*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Professional photos
The Royal Sea Aquarium Resort
The Royal Sea Aquarium Resort
Panoramas (7)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

482 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
There are newer reviews for The Royal Sea Aquarium Resort
See the most recent reviews
Showing 373: English reviews
Warrenton, Virginia
Reviewed 20 January 2014

From the moment we arrived we were impressed with this facility. The front desk staff were all lovely, courteous, and professional, providing guidance and advice when ever we needed it. The rooms were very nice, the bed and pillow, usually a huge complaint where ever I go, were the best I have ever slept on. The cleaning staff had great...

4Thank bgorsira
Batavia, New York
Reviewed 13 January 2014

The resort, smaller than many, is attached to the Sea Aquarium, so you get free passes (good for your entire stay) to enter the Sea Aquarium (many hands-on offerings, and sea lion and dolphin shows). We stayed in a junior suite, which lacked a kitchen (just microwave, coffee brewer, and tiny fridge--along with a few dishes and silverware), had a...

4Thank lame14020
Reviewed 4 December 2013 via mobile

My friend and I stayed at The Royal Sea Aquarium. The place is fantastic. Beautiful view, great customer service, great room; but the room was dirty when we arrived, in addition the room smelled bad. Like mold .... It is sad that The administration has not done something to fix this problem. I really hope the clean and take care...

6Thank Henry M
Gerardo G, Online Reputation Manager at The Royal Sea Aquarium Resort, responded to this review

Dear Henry, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience . Your comments are vital for us to continue improving our accommodations. The problem that you mentioned have been brought to the attention of our housekeeping department and we are taking action in order to prevent any situation like this in the near future. Even though...

Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 November 2013

It is a wonderfull place next to the Dolphins and very quiet , you can stay Pool/sea site or only sea site The house cleany was very good , oke the house is datet but they start a renovation next year The personal are very nice and helpful there is also a beach and you can take a little walk...

3Thank Cornelia29
Gerardo G, Online Reputation Manager at The Royal Sea Aquarium Resort, responded to this review

Dear Cornelia, Thank yo very much for taking the time to express your thoughts with us and the community. We feel very happy that you had a wonderful time at the Royal Sea Aquarium. As you mentioned correctly, the units will be renovated the next year and it is an exciting ¨journey¨ that we are looking forward to. Over the...

Welwyn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2013

Spent 2 weeks here in Nov 2013 at this marvelous location adjacent to the Sea Aquarium, offering a private beach and wonderful views of the sea from our bedroom window. The only downside was the onsite restaurant Augusto's (see separate TA review). Not to worry, there are at least 3 very good healthy eating establishments to be found within a...

2Thank Servicised
Falls Church, Virginia
Reviewed 16 November 2013

The resort location was good for us as we travel to Curacao to dive. The dive shop was a few minutes walk away as was the Sea Aquarium (admission included with resort stay). We found the room to be one of the quietest we have stayed in. All rooms have an ocean view which makes for a pleasant surrounding. The...

Thank Clare G
Marco Island, Florida
Reviewed 14 November 2013

An excellent vacation. The room faced the ocean and looking out made you feel like you were on a cruise. The current and waves make it seem like you are moving and you will NEVER be closer to water in a hotel. The staff was very cordial and housekeeping did a great job. A walk down the beach provided shopping...

Thank Steve D
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Reviewed 9 November 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our week here in September. The staff was excellent. We were pleased to debunk some of the negative comments that we had seen in prior reviews. The private beach on the canal was not too rocky, the presence of the submarine crane was not distracting, the room cleaning schedule was very satisfactory, and the overall condition of...

4Thank atkwg
Columbus, New Jersey
Reviewed 8 November 2013

We traded our timeshare week for a 2 bedroom unit. The unit was in building A ocean front and the views were wonderful. Many people suggest trying to get a unit facing the acquarium but I think those rooms can get noisy. I only see it as a value if you have children. This review is difficult to write because...

1Thank Columbusnj
Venice, Florida
Reviewed 30 October 2013

We are not owners at this or any other resort. I booked online based on the reviews and am VERY happy with my choice - I will recommend this resort to anyone going to Curacao. We were in building A, room 302B. Ocean front, balcony. Awesome view. Room: The room is plenty spacious for two, it had two queen beds,...

Thank BarqueCat

908 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (588)
View from Room (71)
Bathroom (1)
Pool/Beach Area (120)
Hotel & Grounds (132)
Room/Suite (76)
Dining (25)
Family/Play Areas (20)
Other (143)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

All TripAdvisor Photos (299)
Amenities (33)
Beach (29)
Junior Suite (66)
One Bedroom Villa (77)
Pools (24)
Dining (27)
The Hotel (43)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (21)
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Pool/Beach Area (7)
Room/Suite (6)
Dining (2)
View from Room (1)
Other (2)
14/05/2017 15/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Willemstad hotels
3.7 km away
Scuba Lodge & Suites
Scuba Lodge & Suites
#2 of 32 in Willemstad
602 reviews
0.6 km away
Van der Valk Kontiki Beach Resort
0.2 km away
Lions Dive & Beach Resort Curacao
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.8 km away
#3 of 32 in Willemstad
329 reviews
5.1 km away
Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino
1.9 km away
Baoase Luxury Resort
Baoase Luxury Resort
#1 of 32 in Willemstad
509 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Sea Aquarium Resort is the perfect spot for a relaxing getaway or for a family vacation. The friendly staff will make you feel right at home and take care of your every need. Whether you decide to relax on the beach or by the pool, join in the fun activity program, try your hand at water sports, visit the world-famous Sea Aquarium right next door to the resort or explore the island, you are sure to enjoy yourselves.The resort has 30 fully furnished Caribbean Ocean View Two Bedroom Master Suites (sleeping six) which can be divided into 30 Ocean View One Bedroom Suites (sleeping four) and 30 Ocean View Junior Suites (sleeping two). We will do everything we can to help you and your family get the most out of your stay on Curacao and we hope that you find the resort information and sightseeing ideas featured here useful. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Sea Aquarium Resort

Address: Bapor Kibra z/n, Willemstad, Curacao
Region: Caribbean > Curacao > Willemstad
Price Range: $163 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Royal Sea Aquarium Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Expedia, Hotwire, Hotels.com, TripOnline SA, Priceline, getaroom.com and HotelQuickly so you can book your The Royal Sea Aquarium Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Royal Sea Aquarium Hotel
Royal Sea Aquarium Curaçao
Sea Aquarium Resort Curacao
The Royal Sea Aquarium Resort Curacao/Willemstad
Hotel Style:
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Willemstad
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Willemstad
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from The Royal Sea Aquarium Resort staff and other travellers.
36 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (36)

Questions? Get answers from The Royal Sea Aquarium Resort staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose Aquarium side, you get free shows and still see the ocean. Take the Sub trip, well worth the experience.”
Snake_Pond_Tim, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Private beach and quiet atmosphere”
royalresorter, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a ocean view as you can see dolphins and flamingos pass twice a day.”
W2231TNdavidh, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Bottom floors might have a little lizard (harmless) now and then but we liked it .”
jimbo5454, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I had a view of the pool and ocean but if I went again I would try for a view on the dolphin side”
CTW74, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
5 of 5
USD 123* /night
View Deal
Booking.comUSD 143
TravelocityUSD 142
TripAdvisorUSD 123
View all 9 deals
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates