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Hotel Riu Palace Paradise Island

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Casino Drive Paradise Island | Paradise Island - Bahamas, 6307, New Providence Island
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Washington, DC
1 review
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2006

I have realized that you cannot satisfy everyone when I read reviews. My stay at the Riu Oct 9-15 was PARADISE!!!! If you treat the staff with respect, tip them and acknowledge them when you see them, there's nothing that they won't do for you. I met people who treated them as if they were servants and because they paid... More 

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new jersey
1 review
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2006

We stayed at the Riu Paradise Island from October 27th-31st, 2006. We had already read some negative reviews about the hotel, but we were hoping to be pleasantly surprised. We weren’t. Our room was very clean, but a low quality room. We had plastic flowers on the desk stuck in a block of Styrofoam without a vase. This was funny,... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, England
1 review
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2006

I haven't written a hotel review in the past but felt that I needed to reassure the people who are now panicking because of the bad reviews. I did the same thing but I need not have worried. Me and my boyfriend stayed here for 3 weeks so there was plenty of time for something to upset us but nothing... More 

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Edison,Nj
2 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2006

Dont read the negative reviews. My husband and I have traveled some, this was by far the best vacation ever thanks to the riu. It was our 25th anniversary and it was 10 times better than our honeymoon thanks to the riu staff. Food, drinks, room all above what we expected. We will be back soon. This is the kind... More 

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Ohio
1 review
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2006

We stayed at the Riu from Fri. Oct. 13 thru Thurs. Oct. 19. (Slower season in Nassau). After reading some of the reviews, was a little concerned, but Everything was better than expected. Took cab from airport (instead of the bus). Cab driver was very informative and a tour guide. Got early check-in and Sherlanka at front desk was very... More 

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northeast
1 review
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2006

DO NOT USE THE ROOM SAFE.... within hours of checking in i had my passport wallet (which contained cash, passport, and other information (STOLEN OUT OF ROOM SAFE) and hotel did not want to do anything about and asked us to keep quite. we had to call the police ourselves, hotel told us they placed a call and after waiting... More 

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toronto
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2006

We stayed at the RIU for 4 nights Oct 15-19th. I would say this hotel is good value for the money with few complaints. We booked a sell off a few weeks before leaving and paid $499 CDN each plus taxes out of Toronto. The Hotel entrance is quite nice with a nice marble lobby and lobby bar. (tends to... More 

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New Jersey
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2006

Just got back from the Riu. Never heard of this hotel chain before I read the other reviews on this site. Thought the all -inclusive was a good idea with the prices I heard that they charge for food at the Atlantis. Our vacation was wonderful. The Riu 's room was clean and spacious - although the furniture is a... More 

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Somerset
1 review
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2006

One of the earlier reviews sums the hotel up - the lobby is very grand, but it stops there. The rooms are a huge disapointment - this may have been a 4 or 5 star hotel 20 years ago but it definately isn't now. We travelled for a holiday of a lifetime and this was our first visit to the... More 

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Ukunda, Kenya
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2006

We stayed here for 9 nights in early October for our honeymoon. We'd considered the Atlantis next door, but decided we couldn't afford the extra cost - as it turned out that was the right thing to have done, as you can get round most of the Atlantis for free if you're not staying there (check out the aquarium with... More 

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