Best Accommodations for Dining on Curacao

Hotels in Curaçao Known for Great Dining

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For many travelers, eating the local food is a vital part of a great vacation experience. As you might suspect, there are numerous exciting dining opportunities in Curaçao. There, chefs claim to be inspired by local culinary styles, as well as those from nearby islands.

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The resorts and hotels discussed below are excellent picks when trying new foods is a vacation priority. Some have multiple outstanding restaurants, and others are in the vicinity of more restaurants than you'll have time to try.

Best Hotels in Curaçao for Dining

Of course, you'll probably eat a lot of meals at your hotel, even if you plan to explore the local restaurants. So sometimes selecting a hotel in Curaçao means evaluating each property's dining options. Eating on-site means days are free of stress and extra travel. The food being world-class is a bonus, which attracts vacationers of all kinds.

The properties below were ranked with many considerations in mind, like room service, snack bars, and their on-site full service restaurants.

Properties in Curaçao for Excellent Dining
Property Location Snack Bar Room Service
Scuba Lodge Willemstad
Academy Hotel Curacao Downtown Willemstad
San Marco Hotel and Casino Downtown Willemstad
Plaza Hotel Curaçao Downtown Willemstad check check
Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino Otrabanda check check

The winner of this category, especialy for its top-notch restaurants, is Scuba Lodge, so those guests who stay at or within reach of the hotel will really enjoy sampling all they have to offer. <p>The Scuba Ocean Bar is Scuba Lodge's on-site restaurant. Dining is available on an ocean front terrace for breakfast beginning at 8:00 a.m., lunch at 11:00 a.m., and dinner from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. On Thursdays, they offer a special barbecue for $25(USD) per person. The rest of the time, guests can select from an a la carte menu.</p>

Interested in one of the hotels you see? Just click its name to view articles detailing every last aspect of the property — because even if great dining is your priority, there are many other on-site amenities to discover.

Best Hotels in Curaçao for Nearby Restaurants

Another factor to consider is the proximity of your hotel to local restaurants. No matter how amazing and convenient the food at your hotel turns out to be, no trip would be complete without searching for a good nearby restaurant, particularly if your vacation lasts more than a few days.

Below you'll find hotels chosen by how closely they're located to high concentrations of local restaurants.

Best Properties in Curaçao for Off-Site Dining
Property Location
Renaissance Curacao Resort Downtown Willemstad
Avila Beach Hotel Willemstad
Clarion Hotel And Suites Curacao 0.3 mi. West of Piscadera
Royal Palm Resort Piscadera
Otrobanda Hotel & Casino Otrabanda

Whichever accommodations you choose, remember that some of Curaçao's most popular restaurants are in hotels, so your most memorable dining experience may occur at a hotel down the road from where you're staying. By clicking the name of any of the hotels listed you'll be able to view facts and photos about the property, in addition to the scoop on their closest restaurants and how far away they are.


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