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Hotel Riu Palace St Martin

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Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Anse Marcel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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New York City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great stay. We stayed at the RIU St.Martin in April for 5 days. Our party included 2 adults, 1 year and 7 year old. First - make sure you get transfers to hotel from your airline. we did and it was convenient as the hotel is on the French side so it is quite a drive from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were a bit wary of how out-of-the-way this hotel seemed on a map of St. Martin - but the taxi driver knew where it was, no problem, and the fare for the two of us in a cab was only US$40. Then, after 15 minutes of driving or so, she paused the car, put it in low gear and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I just spent 5 days at this RIU and was pleasantly surprised. The reviews seemed to be all over the place, but we are fairly easing going and were glad we gave this place a chance. Firstly, we have stayed at many RIU Palaces in several different countries and yes, this place is a little different. It apparently was a... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

General First, people please do your research. The Radisson Blu was purchased by RIU. A lot of people seem disappointed by this (they even posts their silly reviews about that – get a life!) but after being there – I honestly don’t think I would have booked the Radisson. Yes, the resort could use a reno, but it looks to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The island is beautiful and the resort was amazing. Friendly staff, good food, clean resort and just a great vacation! I went with one friend both of us just two women in our mid-twenties looking to get away and relax. One tip get to the beach early for an umbrella- if you want one! And make reservations for the restaurants... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently had the pleasure of visiting the Riu Palace March 26-April 2nd, 2015. This is a beautiful resort with so many friendly staff. As 2 60ish women travelling to an all-inclusive for the first time, we were quite concerned after reading so many negative reviews before our trip. Well, we didn't have to worry...from the moment we arrived until the... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I like RIU because it is kid friendly, but not kid centric. People without kids seem to be in step with families with them. Lets face it: RIU is for people that can afford to travel; but can't break the bank every year. Its a clean, safe, and friendly place that isn't on the higher end of the all inclusive... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've travelled around and this is by far our favourite All Inclusive resort in the Caribbean. We like to stay at 5 star hotel and it's our first time in SXM and stayed there from March 22-28. I don't like boasting and posting about my trips online. After reading a few reviews about this resort, thought I should give some... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time at a Rui property. Pros:Grounds are kept very clean. Great pool and beach. Resort was not crowded, and had no problems getting chairs in the morning or drinks at the bar. Food is excellent. While there were kids of all ages, it seems like a more adult crowd. Cons: outgoing entertainment guys, but there could... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time staying at an all inclusive resort. We checked into the oddly named RIU Palace (it's not a palace as there is no large building) and were greeted with a welcome drink of rum punch. The property and grounds itself are very nice. Very beautiful and meticulously landscaped grounds, large pool and a gorgeous beach. The... More 

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