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Hotel Riu Palace Aruba

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed January 10, 2012

I'll write this review briefly but I hope I cover the main points: 1. Really good location. It's practically on the beach, and near enough restaurants and some stores (there's a mall 2 blocks away). You'll have to take the bus or walk 30 minutes to get to downtown though. 2. The food is ok, specially the restaurants they have...

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2Thank Cecilia V
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed January 9, 2012

My family and I travelled to the Riu Palace, Aruba Jan. 1 - Jan. 8, 2012. Our children are aged 21, 20 and 17. We stayed in Building B, Room 728 and 729 - we had great views and our rooms were comfortable (although I agree with other reviews that the beds were rather hard). We appreciated the cold beverages...

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12Thank Anne-Marie E
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed January 9, 2012

We just returned. We were there from Jan 1st to Jan 8th. I don't understand what everyone is complaining about. I went with my 20 month old and my husband and we had an amazing time. The resort itself was extremely clean. Our room had an amazing view of the pool and ocean. Considering my son always left a terrible...

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2Thank Jakesmomma
Richmond Hill, On
Reviewed January 9, 2012

My family (19ppl in total) and I just returned from a two week vacation in Aruba. We were there over Christmas and New Year. Our travel agent Carm was fantastic and ensured from here that all our requests were met and they were. I have stayed at many Riu's such as Jamaica, Punta Cana and Nuevo Vallarta and I have...

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6Thank Cathy M
Jersey
Reviewed January 9, 2012

I stayed at the Riu Palace Aruba for 10 nights for Christmas and New Years. Overall I had a great time and really enjoyed the resort. I would go back and I'd recommend it to others to try. The buffet was AWESOME. They had great food every night. The pool and beach were always clean. And the staff was extremely...

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2Thank InEffect1
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed January 9, 2012

Had a great time at Riu Palace. Best were food (delicious and plenty, especially at themed restos), staff - so friendly, service (very quick and solicitous), a repairman even came at 9PM to fix a broken lamp! Infinity pool was gorgeous, and sea was lovely for swimming, playing. Below par: hard bed (even with extra pad), stinky smoking (lobby, balconies,...

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1Thank JJJJ2011
British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed January 8, 2012

.We stayed at this Riu Hotel(Dec/Jan) for two weeks over Christmas and New Year's 2011/2012. We picked this island for the sun ,beach and staying in a Palace. We have traveled to many Caribbean Islands, and resorts in the 4+ star ,5 star hotels/resorts now over 16 every year for 15 years over Christmas and New Years. This Riu Hotel...

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10Thank whitesand2travels
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Reviewed January 7, 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Riu June 2011. Our stay was such a pleasant adventure, that we are making plans as I speak to return. Our room was amazing!! The staff extremely friendly, polite and accommodating!! The food was great, and the view spectacular. I didn't experience any of the issues I've read in the other reviews. Thanks...

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3Thank sajgsk
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed January 7, 2012

We were at the Riu Dec. 29/11 – Jan 5/12 in room 658, Building C. About a week before arriving, I emailed the hotel. I heard the beds were rock hard and you could request a mattress pad be put on. I also requested a room on a lower floor, as Boyfriend is claustrophobic so avoiding elevators would be a...

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3Thank Cdn77
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed January 7, 2012

I'm having a problem in that I want to criticize the tour operator but not the resort. I will start that due to my health condition I am prevented from pre-planning vacations as I will not qualify for travel cancelation insurance. I booked my vacation around Dec 21/11 and and left for one week vacation on Dec 29/11 we paid...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
> * Opened: summer 2007> * Situated in Palm Beach on the island of Aruba> * Two 10-story buildings, one 8-story building> * Located on the beach> * Complimentary sun loungers and parasols on the beach> * 4 km / 2.48 Miles from Oranjestad> * 700 m / 2296.7 Ft. From various shops> * 10 km / 6.21 Miles from the airport> * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Aruba

Address: J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 79 | Palm Beach - Palm Beach, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba (Formerly Aruba Grand Beach Resort)
Location: Caribbean > Aruba > Palm - Eagle Beach
Price Range: $433 - $781 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Riu Palace Aruba 4.5*
Number of rooms: 450
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Also Known As:
Riu Palace Aruba Hotel Palm/Eagle Beach
Riu Aruba
Riu Palace Aruba Resort
Hotel Riu Palace Aruba Palm - Eagle Beach
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#12 Luxury Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#12 Spa Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#16 Romantic Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#18 Family Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
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