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Riu Palace or Iberostar Lindo?

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norman, ok
posts: 19
Riu Palace or Iberostar Lindo?

We are having a hard time deciding between Riu and Lindo. We are taking no children. We have been to Ib Quetzal and loved it. I am little concerned that the Riu Palace has all buffet style dinners. Thanks

stephanie

Alberta, Canada
posts: 361
reviews: 21
1. Re: Riu Palace or Iberostar Lindo?

Hi Stephanie. We stayed at the Riu Palace a couple of years ago. It is spectacular - but - Yes the food is mostly buffet style. You can reserve at the specialty restaurant but unless things have changed you have to get up around 7:00 a.m. and stand in line for reservations. Reservations could only be made the day of. That being said the food at the buffet is excellent with lots of variety. And the resort is incredibly beautiful and very few (if any) children. You also have the use of the other 3 Riu resorts but they cannot use the Palace. Have fun whatever you decide! We are going to the Iberostar Paraiso Lindo in February and have read great reviews of it.