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Hotel Riu Palace Aruba

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J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 79 | Palm Beach - Palm Beach, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba (Formerly Aruba Grand Beach Resort)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at Riu Palace Aruba December 2015 and had a great time! The beach was beautiful and the rooms in the main tower are fantastic as you get a full view of the Ocean. I had a lot of fun at the swim up bar and enjoyed all the meals I had there. No complains here!

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4 Thank Susie T
Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I went to the RIU Palace Aruba for our honeymoon. We had an amazing time! I had been to Aruba many years ago and it was my husband's first time. The RIU had the best staff. From the doorman Abdiel (he is awesome and super friendly, he was even trying to teach my husband some Spanish). The... More 

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5 Thank jessbarnett
Santiago, Chile
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Horrible food. Very boring, they promise activities that they do not manage. There are. No parties. The music is boring, the Beach is filthy and the casino is horrible. Really not worth the whole lot of money it costs. I am having an awful time after a week here and just want to go back to my country soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The only problem with this hotel is that guests are allowed to smoke in all outdoor areas instead of designated areas. Went to an outdoor show last night and had to leave because of the smoke. I feel that all smokers should have a spot outside away from other people and there was children present as well. Not good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first trip to Aruba...but not our last. We planned this trip as a thank you to a very dear friend, but because of the death of a close family friend she had to cancel along with my father as they were traveling together. We booked the Riu because it is an all inclusive which is the only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed in a ocean view suite at the Riu Palace. Great room, great staff, great facility. Not sure I am an "all inclusive" kind of person. I really could do without the buffets at almost every meal. We did get to enjoy the 3 specialty restaurants so at least had meal service for a few meals. Resort is very large... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved our stay at the RIU palace. The weather is perfect - a consistent breeze makes it enjoyable to stay out all day long (but be sure to wear sunblock). The only complaint is that it's a little too windy by the pool because of how the buildings are situated. Very safe, shops in walking distance and friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

stayed at the Riu in aruba food was good beach sand was white waters blue, not a lot to do on the resort so we did do some sight seeing the guys went deep sea fishing they caught fish. resort was very beautiful lush flowers,everything was clean,comfy, the restraunts were pretty good. the buffets no complaints at all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a blast staying for a week at the Riu palace. When we first arrived, we were overwhelmed with the amount of people and noise in the lobby. The lobby decor is outdated and smells of smoke because of the casino. Once we checked into our room and saw the view, things started to look up. Drinks: Riu palace... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to Aruba, and our second stay at the Riu. Check-in was quick, our room had a beautiful view of the Ocean and pool (we paid extra to get an ocean view room, and it was worth it). The food was excellent, the pool and beach are beautiful. The entertainment around the pool was exceptional, with... More 

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