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Hotel Riu Palace Aruba

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J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 79, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba (Formerly Aruba Grand Beach Resort)
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Newark, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had an amazing time at the Riu Palace Aruba. We quickly figured out that at the end of the day just turn your towels in for fresh ones, don't get your towel card back. The beach was wonderful. Everyone was very friendly. The only downside was the 4 specialty restaurants. You had to make reservations for them in the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Incredibly disappointed and would highly suggest staying somewhere else. When my wife and I arrived we found out her name wasn't on the reservation, which is hilarious since we're on our honeymoon. This led to a 7 hour conversation between the front desk and the Riu home office. Which resulted in the front desk telling us we needed to pay... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am at a loss to explain the negative reviews I have read regarding the Riu Palace Hotel. This newly renovated hotel is simply immaculate. The staff at reception and around the resort are very friendly and helpful. We experienced a couple of minor problems with our room safe but these were put right immediately. Serving staff in restaurants and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Myself and my family were here for two weeks in August 2015 and it was very probably the best holiday I have ever been on. Aruba is the nicest Caribbean island we have been to - it's amazing to be able to walk around through the towns and markets without being harassed! The hotel is absolutely gorgeous to look at... More 

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Flint, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our second vacation to Aruba and again I was not disappoint. What a beautiful island to spend a vacation in. I travelled with my mother. My review is for those who may be visiting Aruba and did not decide on their hotel. I hope this will make it easier 1. Several Pools= a smaller infinity pool on the... More 

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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went for a pre-wedding trip with friends/family and it was a horrible experience. The food was terrible and the staff was even worse. They made it so difficult to make reservations for the "Specialty Restaurants" which were tiny and still had empty seats when we finally were able to get in. People who didn't make reservations were turned away at... More 

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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was my understanding that this trip would be special as it was part of our Honeymoon and indicated on our initial booking of our trip. Not one "special honeymoon" extra was given, I even asked when we were checking in to show our marriage license. Nothing, as so the disappointment began with there. Granted, our room was delightful and... More 

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Milton, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We chose the RIU because it was one of the only true all-inclusive resorts on the island and we really just wanted to worry about nothing while in Aruba for 4 days. It fit the bill in that regard because drinks were plentiful and the buffet option for both lunch and breakfast was terrific and provided plenty of options to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I don't even know where to start this review. The Riu Palace is by far one of the best hotels I've ever been to. I went with my girlfriend and it was just the trip of a lifetime. It will be hard to top this hotel but I don't think I want to. We will just be back several times.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Before coming to Riu i looked and read alot of reviews and some where unpleasant and i made me think about going their but other reviews where great thant made me very happy. The most important part was that was reopened in July 2015 and that it was brain new. The room that my mom and i stayed in was... More 

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