Aruba Marriott Finishes $50 Million RenovationJan 14, 2009 Aruba Marriott Resort has completed its comprehensive $50 million renovation. The property's 411 guestrooms now feature a modern design integrating LCD TVs, jackpack technology, rain-style showerheads, and marble floors and counters. The overhauled lobby includes cozy corner and group seating, lounges, and a view toward the ocean through the glass lobby front. The space also includes a new lobby bar and a makeover to the 24-hour lobby cafe and Ketsu Sushi Bar. The redesigned La Vista restaurant now has a more spacious and open environment with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the waters of the resort's freeform pool and the Caribbean Sea. A new Ruth's Chris Steak House also resulted in the renovation. The hotel's overhaul also incorporated the Tradewinds Club, a 59-room hotel-within-a-hotel that provides guests with exclusive access, special services, upscale amenities, and deluxe food and beverage offerings. Privileges include access to the 1,900-square-foot Tradewinds Lounge with terrace; private check-in; upgraded bathroom amenities; deluxe robes, slippers, and a pillow menu; preferred spa and restaurant reservations; a dedicated concierge staff; secluded beach area exclusive to Tradewinds guests; and complimentary gourmet food service five times daily in the Tradewinds Lounge, along with an open bar.