Best Accommodations for Dining on Curacao

Hotels in Curaçao Known for Great Dining

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Sometimes vacations are about trying new dishes and having more variety than at home. Curaçao offers so much diversity that it'll be hard to choose between all their dining destinations. No matter where you stay, you can try both traditional and modern takes on the local cuisine.

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The hotels included below are excellent picks if you consider food as important as anything else. Some of these top picks have incredible on-site dining, and some are located within reach of several other places to eat.

Best Hotels in Curaçao for Dining

Regardless of how much you explore local restaurants, you'll probably find yourself eating a lot of meals at your hotel. 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 makes staying "in" for the night a deliciously enticing option.

The properties below were ranked based on their amenities and options, like the convenience factor of their nearby dining and of course their full-scale 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, for being so creative and delicious, is Scuba Lodge, where foodies who stay at or near the hotel will love the food there as much as any other element of their vacations. 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.

For the full scoop on any of the accommodations listed above, just click its name and you'll be led to comprehensive articles about that property — because after all, if you like the sound of their dining, what else is waiting to be explored?

Curaçao's Best Hotels for Nearby Dining

Another factor to consider is the proximity of your hotel to local restaurants. Even if the food at your hotel is terrific, you'll probably want to visit some of Curaçao's local restaurants, particularly if you plan to stay for more than a few days.

Below you'll find properties chosen by how closely they're located to a wide selection of neighborhood restaurants.

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

No matter where you stay, remember that many of Curaçao's best restaurants are found inside hotels, so the culinary highlight of your vacation may occur at the hotel next door. Click on any of these hotels, and you'll see further details, photos, and facts about it, as well as all the food and beverage details you need to know.


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