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Hotel Riu Palace Aruba

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Once again the Riu never disappoints! I stayed at the Costa Rica location and due to the great service I stayed at the Riu in Aruba. The resort staff is very friendly and willing to accommodate you and your needs. The rooms are very well kept and clean. The food at the specialty restaurants can be better. They weren't that...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Only my second time to Aruba, my first time was in 1989. This hotel was suggested by my travel agent as we were looking for an all inclusive as a change of pace. The hotel was a solid four star and only a few things I found to be lacking. The grounds the pool and the beach were all excellent....

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Bear, Delaware
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My trip was an awesome experience. The property was clean and the staff was VERY welcoming. I will be coming back. They made my birthday special. Even the guest was nice..the food and drinks were great.I love love love this place.

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1Thank lfowle02
Binbrook, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a family vacation at this resort in Aruba. We had 3 rooms for the family. Although we only had the standard rooms, they were clean and well looked after. We requested pool view which we got. We did 3 out of the 4 a la carte restaurants and found the food to be good. The buffet was excellent...

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5Thank Timbale2140
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

That being said, I was impressed with the resort. The rooms were huge and spacious, and I love the design of the separate (close the door) bathroom (at least in the junior suite). My view was an ocean view (on the 4th floor), and I overlooked the stage. The view every morning on the balcony was fantastic (I always order...

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1Thank Jenny M
Hutchinson, Kansas
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're tired of the hustle and bustle when you take a vacation--then this is the place to go. From the moment you arrive in the airport-they seek you out and absolutely take full care of you. They usher you to the correct bus take you to the hotel, handle your luggage and you don't have to do anything but...

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5Thank apollowcp
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location and food at this hotel is excellent. Rooms are very well appointed but not 5 star. The staff were very very helpful and friendly. It is a very large hotel and depending where your room is it can be noisy. We had an amazing holiday and the sea view was exceptional.

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4Thank nickayios
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from our second visit at the Riu Palace in Aruba. The hotel has gone through a renovation since we were there last. The lobby, buffet restaurant, fitness centre and restaurant near the beach were all updated. Everything looks much more modern. The lobby's decor is a little odd (pink paint with zebra print in various spots) but everything...

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5Thank JAK_2780
Essex
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband booked a week as a surprise for my 40th Birthday. We absolutely love the Caribbean so he thought it would be a lovely treat to try anther island. The island itself is nice but definitely not the prettiest. Sadly its quite build up so the skyline is in my opinion ruined. Some of the hotels are a real...

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2Thank KatandChrisDanahar
RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Palace Aruba, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for choosing RIU Hotels and Resorts once again for your vacation and for sharing your experience with us. We would like to thank you for bringing up your satisfaction regarding the beach and the spectacular views and we were also pleased to read that you were satisfied with our great range of food options in our...

Great Meadows, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have routinely stayed at Riu Resorts and wanted my honeymoon in Aruba to be no different. I was promised various Honeymoon inclusions for my stay; none of which were provided. The service was mediocre and the change to open seating at the restaurants made it nearly impossible to eat at one of the specialty restaurants if you didn't arrive...

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Palace Aruba, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for choosing RIU Hotels and Resorts once again for your vacation and for sharing your experience with us. We are glad to read that our cleanliness was to your satisfaction and that you enjoyed our great range of food options. Regarding your honeymoon amenities, we would have liked to have been informed about all your inconveniences...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
> * Opened: summer 2007> * Situated in Palm Beach on the island of Aruba> * Two 10-story buildings, one 8-story building> * Located on the beach> * Complimentary sun loungers and parasols on the beach> * 4 km / 2.48 Miles from Oranjestad> * 700 m / 2296.7 Ft. From various shops> * 10 km / 6.21 Miles from the airport> * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Aruba

Address: J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 79 | Palm Beach - Palm Beach, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba (Formerly Aruba Grand Beach Resort)
Region: Caribbean > Aruba > Palm - Eagle Beach
Price Range: $608 - $1,132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Riu Palace Aruba 4.5*
Number of rooms: 450
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Also Known As:
Riu Palace Aruba Hotel Palm/Eagle Beach
Riu Aruba
Riu Palace Aruba Resort
Hotel Riu Palace Aruba
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#12 Spa Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#12 Luxury Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#16 Romantic Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#18 Family Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
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“Ask for a pool view. Left building has Juliette balconies. Main building and the right building have regular balconies.”
Timbale2140, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room further from the main lobby area or opposite of the stage,”
Z6752DIjennym, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for seaview”
nickayios, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do not stay in the main building, its just too loud!”
KatandChrisDanahar, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The ocean view Jr. Suite is a great size! Rooms in the center will have noise from nightly entertainment.”
Stephkz, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
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