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Hotel Riu Palace St Martin

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   BP 581, Anse Marcel 97056, St Maarten-St Martin
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Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Anse Marcel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Alexandria, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently went to the Riu Palace with six family members for a yearly winter get-away. When we arrived, we tried to book dinner reservations for one or two nights as we were celebrating a family engagement. We were told that the restaurants were booked for 4 nights! The woman taking the reservations was so rude and unaccomadating. If we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As I sit here looking out at yet another snow storm, I have great memories of Riu St. Martin. Come on folks, waiting for a drink or sitting close to one another on a "natural beach" beats sitting here right now. I feel that most people are so used to instant gratification in all forms that waiting for someone to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They recently converted from a Radisson and I guess we should have heeded this as a warning that they have a ways to go. Service here is the worst I've had at an all inclusive. They make no effort to accommodate you. Getting a drink from the bar actually felt like a chore. They were understaffed and when you could... More 

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Nyack, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First let me say this hotel is very pretty, beautiful grounds, well cared for. we had a suite facing the Marina which was quite lovely, quiet and peaceful. Short walk to the amenities. The pool was large and clean with plenty of chairs. The beach was too small and chairs were on top of each other, however the water was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Riu has had the property since November and are working on upgrades daily. What you will get is - an amazingly relaxed environment as it is set in a cove surrounded by a nature preserve - a very large pool which is more like a beach since it is the one of the few I have seen that is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited the Riu because of a relative wedding ,the lady Suzanne that wrote the review before me sayd exactely what i wanted to say.Terrible beach,cold food ,no enogh service,poor entartainent,shabby grounds,very small lobby,you get dressed every nigth to go to the same cafetteria, no restaurants.Got hurt on stones on the beach,told the manager to rake stones &was ignored.Worst vacation ever,... More 

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at this pleasant resort Feb 19 - 26, 2015. I will admit that when I was reviewing other travellers experience I was quite concerned because many were very negative. As a family we travel frequently and luck be had we have stayed at many RIU resorts and have yet to be disappointed. Yes we did have issues, such... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the pleasure of staying at the Rio, Feb 9-23 and are shocked at some of the negative reviews. This is a quiet little treasure spot, tucked away at the bottom of a beautiful, mountainy bay. This is a location for R and R so if you are looking for lots of action, stay elsewhere on the island. As... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the RIU Palace St. Martin in mid-January 2015, and had an excellent time. Admittedly our group of six (3 couples) were a little bit apprehensive about what to expect after seeing comments about the transition from the previous management to the RIU and some of the 'teething problems' that were ongoing, but in the end, we had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just came back from Riu St. Martin. Feb16-23, 2015 Ocean was not very calm, some waves. Beach is very narrow. Not too much sand to play with. Not too many kids. No kids club. There were some activities at the pool through out the day, but not too much participation. The best activity for our kids 6 and 10 y.o.... More 

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Address: BP 581, Anse Marcel 97056, St Maarten-St Martin
Location: Caribbean > St Maarten-St Martin > Saint-Martin > Anse Marcel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace St Martin 4*
Number of rooms: 252
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Also Known As:
Radisson Blu Resort, Marina & Spa St. Martin Hotel Anse Marcel
Radisson Blu Resort, Marina And Spa St. Martin
Radisson Anse Marcel
Anse Marcel Radisson
Hotel Riu Palace St Martin St Maarten-St Martin/Anse Marcel

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