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    Hotel Riu Palace Cabo Verde

    Cabocan Lote A2, A3, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
    011 34 871 96 62 96
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    • Excellent62%
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 545 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Just returned yesterday from our holiday of 2 weeks, 8 of us in total stayed at RIU Palace. Reading peoples comments before going I was concerned but ignore these people I have only praise for this hotel. Flew with Thomson on airbus plenty of leg...More

    2  Thank Carolineandmarc
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Stayed here with my partner for two weeks it was lovely not much to do, so a great place to relax and unwind. The hotel is all inclusive branded drinks which is good, the hotel Funnuna which is joined partly is not branded drinks, the...More

    1  Thank 187069traB
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    I’m a mega seasoned traveller and an ex holiday rep so it’s fair to say I know not to take everything you read on Trip Advisor as truth but I have to admit that even I was becoming worried about our holiday to Riu Palace...More

    13  Thank CJ0hnst0n
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    My husband and i returned from this beautiful hotel last week. We had 7 days at the RIU Palace and enjoyed every second. We flew with Thomson which was around a 5.15 hours flight. The flight is classed as short hall which it is really...More

    8  Thank GILL02091984
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Me and my boyfriend (both 23) have just got back from a weeks break at RUI Palace and overall had a really lovely holiday, we would definetly return. FOOD Food overall was nice, lots of choice and we ate at all the three speciality restaurants,...More

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    • Pool
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$259 - US$586 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria
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    • Location
    • Cape Verde >
    • Ilha do Sal >
    • Santa Maria
    • Also Known As
    • Riu Funana Santa Maria ,
    • Hotel Riu Palace Cabo Verde Cape Verde/Ilha Do Sal - Santa Maria
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    18 October 2017|
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    Response from Geordiejock2014 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi i have not been there in February but dont think any of the pools are heated except the pool in the fitness spa Sorry
    Unable to put a review on due to my partner already doing so early into the holiday. I just want to add a serious complaint I had to make to the restaurant manager. While waiting for a chicken dish to boil up in the pan, the female chef was busy putting raw chicken breast on the grill, she was up to the wrists in raw chicken, I then witnessed her grab the serving dish with chicken slime dripping from her hands empty the ingredients from the boiling pan using the serving spoon, her fingers actually going into the food that was already in the serving dish. I then had a close look at the spoon, it was covered in slime, I couldn't believe what I had just witnessed, no wonder there was so many guests being ill. I reported this to the manager straight away, I don't know what was done as my appetite had gone so didn't go back into the restaurant. This happened on my last day, not sure what I would have eaten if I had to stay for more days. Apart from my partner being extremely ill after visiting the Asian restaurant a couple of days into our holiday, which lasted roughly 24 hours we didn't have a bad holiday. I just want to add my partner is tea total. I hope the health and hygiene improves and gets to the standard it should be because the hotel is very nice.
    18 October 2017|
    Response from tontel | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Just to let you know that both my wife and myself were very ill whilst staying at the palace. In fact I had to call out the emergency doctor the day we got home, he then had to prescribe a strong course of anti- biotic`s... More
    Thomas M
    18 October 2017|
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    Response from 187069traB | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry I do not know it I booked through Thomson holidays
    Room Tips
    "We stayed in the first block on the first floor and it was quiet, close to reception and restaurant but away..."
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    "all rooms are good"
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    "Block 5. Nearest to beach"
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    "all rooms the same"
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