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Hotel Riu Palace Aruba

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The 24-hour All Inclusive Hotel Riu Palace Aruba opens all year round and is located directly on the beautiful Palm Beach. RIU Palace is the most elegant category in the RIU hotel chain, with hotels that meet the highest standards in terms of luxury, excellence and sophistication, creating a unique experience. The location is ideal due to its proximity to Aruba Airport (10 km) and Oranjestad (11 km) and invites you to explore the area. The hotel has 450 cozily furnished rooms with free Wi-Fi and offers many amenities. Relax in our spa, or get in shape at the fitness center. 2 outdoor pools, 1 children's pool. Day and evening entertainment, as well as our discotheque in the neighboring Hotel Riu Palace Antillas. For lovers of gastronomy, we offer live cooking stations at our main buffet restaurant, Japanese and Italian, Fusion restaurants and Steakhouse, as well as 5 bars and our Capuchino patisserie & ice cream parlor.
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Super friendly staff. Manager was very attentive to a few minor problems in our room. Weather is perfect in December 80s day 70s night. All inclusive with several ethnic restaurant choices. Room service meals were below par. Buffet for lunch and dinner provided a variety of choic
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I chose this hotel because it is close to the cruise ship terminal and close to the airport. It is part of the Choces Chain Of Hotels. The Hotel is very clean with nice comfy beds. A good Complimentry breakfast in the morning too. The Hotel provides a free shuttle to and from
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Great resort. Cant wait to go back for the 20th time. the weather was great and so was the food. was able to walk every where, we were in the center of everything. Beaches were white as snow, and you could walk forever.
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We were 3 couples that went to Riu Palace Aruba in October 2018. We had a junior suite.. Very nice room..overlooking the pool and ocean. Good entertainment. Buffet was excellent. A number of specialty restaurants were very good, Had a great time.
Very nice beach .
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What a magnificent place!! Excellent t service, great food and exceptional staff— Nelson, Henry, Raul, Ana, Kevin, Ale!!!
Water sports right on the beach nearby! Great variety of food on site , close shopping or a cab/bus ride downtown for more shops and great restaurants.
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What is included in the coupon book? Thanks
At checkin they gave us an envelope with various coupon. We didn’t use any. It was Spa, tours, casino, and various shops at the hotel. They were good coupons if you needed any of those things.
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Hello, I have 2 questions about Riu Palace. We are leaving for a week vacation on Sunday of this week. Question #1 - for the evening meals, are guys required to have on dress pants for meals in the restaurants or are dress shorts allowed? Question #2 - I noticed some reviews stating that they requested certain rooms or certain areas. How do we go about doing this? Very 1st time to Aruba and want to make the best of it. We upgraded to ocean view rooms and elected for the king bed option. Any suggestions on a what area to request or specific room to request? Thank you in advance!
Theres only one restaurant that requires a button up and shoes as a dress code. The other restaurants aren't as strict with the dress code as long as you look presentable. As far as upgrading to the ocean view (in my opinion) it wasn't worth the upgrade because partial view had a great view of the ocean anyway. I went in October with my 3 month old daughter and wife and I was concerned about the safety of the country if I decided to walk outside the resort, I'll tell you its VERY SAFE to walk out lol. The boulevard is a nice strip. There's restaurants/bars/souvenir stores/ice cream shops that you can see and visit as you walk won't the strip. Unlike other countries where the vendors are down your throat to buy their products, Aruba is different. They let you walk around without hassling you. Also if you have the time you should go to the mall in the Renaissance Hotel and walk around, might break up the week a little for you this way you're not stuck inside the hotel the whole week. Everyone is very friendly,the food was awesome and I hope you enjoy Aruba as much as we did. Ill Definitely be back next year.
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Are drink included at the disco in sister resort?
Yep
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I keep seeing bad reviews.. I am ready to cancel! The last review stated they found a roach in their room. And there are lots of other bad reviews.. A roach in their room.. What in the world!
I strongly suggest you stay somewhere else. We have a timeshare in the RIU which was part of the previous hotel before the RIU bought and built this monstrosity. Aruban government made the RIU honor the timeshare contracts. We are here every year and this resort is in awful shape. The reviews are very accurate. Everything from mold in many areas including guest rooms (if you stay here check the ceiling fan above the bed)staff stealing from guest rooms to guest injuries from improper upkeep. There are many wonderful resorts on this beautiful Palm Beach; find another resort to stay.
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I keep teasing bad reviews.. I am ready to cancel!! The last review stated they found a roach in their room. What in the world?????
Just came back last night after 8 days. The only issue I had was that the pillows are small. Had a great vacation. Food was excellent, staff is friendly and helpful.
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"You dont really need a huge balcony or "ocean view" because it will really only be partial ."
"B Building, Junior Suite, partial ocean view"
"Dont choose this hotel if you are looking for a all imclusive go the Sandles"
"Ask for Building B"
"The 9th floor facing the pool area."
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PRICE RANGE
US$410 - US$817 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
riu palace aruba hotel palm/eagle beachriu arubariu palace aruba resort
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Aruba Grand Beach Resort
LOCATION
CaribbeanArubaPalm - Eagle Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
450
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