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Hotel Riu Palace Aruba

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Franklin Square, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

place was beautiful.have been to Dominican Republic several times and this was my first trip to Aruba and i can honestly say i will never return to the DR.....the food at RIU Palace was excellent and plentiful..drank tap water all week and had zero stomach issues unlike being in the DR..drinks at the bars are strong and tasty...all the staff...

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Maywood
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the first moments at check in this is a dream.. greeted with Champagne! I always do the check in while my husband finds the bar to relax! This time the bar came to me! The room was magnificent and had a double balcony, food excellent and mini bar in room always stocked! Fresh Fluffy towels and everything(, pool, beach...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

RIU PALACE ARUBA: RESTAURANT: the buffet had lots of variety, food was very good, polite staff. LOBBY and throughout the main areas very trendy, LOBBY BAR: drinks were great, friendly bartender, hotel also has a SPORT BAR WITH TV POPCORN, etc.. POOL: fun for families, great ANIMATION team, you can find a quiet spot like I did. Nice pool bar....

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Likely one of the best resorts in Aruba hands down! Beautiful hotel, very clean, amazing food and spectacular beach. We loved every bit of it. Only negative (picking small things), it would be nice if you could order drinks at the buffet/a la cartes other than beer or wine... i.e. fancy drinks. We loved the Spanish singer/show during the buffet....

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Woodbridge, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

For the premium price that we paid to come to Aruba, this trip definitely fell below expectations. Understandably it is difficult to provide true quality in an all inclusive property but when paying such a premium price, one does expect more. Rooms are outdated and tired. The food was mediocre at best with little variety. The entertainment consisted of karaoke....

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

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and for expressing your concerns. We are committed to provide excellent quality of our products and services to our guests. We regret to read that you have left our hotel with an opposite idea in your mind. We appreciate our guests’ comments since they help us improve...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We travelled to the Riu Palace for Christmas and New Years 2016. This is our second time at this hotel and everything was wonderful. I definitely wouldn't call this hotel a 5 star, probably a 3.5 at best!! The beach was wonderful and that is what we were there for. White sand and beautiful blue water. Wasn't calm while we...

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Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an all-inclusive "resort" ... great location, great beach, the rooms are noisy. It's virtually impossible to open or close a room door with making serious noise. The food service is a B, it's difficult to get food that's hot. Usually the best you can hope for is warm. The staff is very helpful, nice, and welcoming,and the service...

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Worksop, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

we stayed here in september for two weeks and loved it, from a when we got there to when we left! when we arrived we were welcomed by friendly staff and a glass of champagne (perfect after a long flight) we got into our room and was spotless! everything we could ask for spacious and gorgeous view, toiletries, a stocked...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Traveling with my family to Aruba Thinking going to be great I was wrong We got a junior suite with oven view The room smell like mold ceiling pices falling on my Kids bed I have a 3 year old and a 15 year old It was terrible went to front desk To complain and they don't care about it...

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Southwick, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent location and beautiful facility!!! Plenty of food options here. The hotel is located near several shops and an easy walk to several other restaurants. I would recommend this to both couples and families.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Room Service
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $668 - $1,087 (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 Palm - Eagle Beach
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#10 Luxury Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#12 Spa 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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“almost all Ocean view but end rooms have double balconies( cost a bit more but worth it)”
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“put out a few more bucks for jr suite/ocean view if you can - sooooooo nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
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“Main builiding, high floors above 9 best rooms!”
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“We had great rooms so I can't speak for the rest. We were located at the center of the hotel on the top floor.”
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