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Hotel Riu Palace Aruba

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2012

I just arrived back today after a week at the riu palace Aruba . I travelled on my own for a nice sun shine break and it was fantastic. I was in block C and the room was really nice, no damp smell, no peeling paint and I do not know what some people are talking about when they say...

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9Thank Michelle N
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2012

After reading reviews we were expecting a fantastic holiday at the 'Palace'. We were a party of 4 adults. On arrival we were shown to our rooms which was in the 'C' block. The smell hit you as the door was opened. The furniture was in a bad state of repair, the walls were scraped with plaster chipped off, the...

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7Thank Eileen L
brooklyn ny
Reviewed 30 June 2012

stayed in aruba from june 11 to june 19. going thru customs and getting the luggage took a total of 30 to 35mins-fast. check in smooth. wonderful room on the 10th floor, ocean view, balcony right below the the RIU sign,beautiful view. My fiancee and I have stayed at RIU property in Cancun, Negril, Ochi, Montego Bay,Bagamas and Riviera Maya....

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2Thank vg74
Petrolia, Canada
Reviewed 30 June 2012

My Dad and I visited the Riu Palace the week of June 18th. I read some of the reviews before we left, and am wondering how people can complain about anything when you are at such a gorgeous resort!!! The beach was breathtaking. The most beautiful calm turquoise water I have ever seen. The food was out of this world....

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6Thank Mary Kay W
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2012

First time in Aruba, and in a Riu and definately won't be the last. Thought with the number of people checking in at the same time of us it would take ages but we were greated with cocktails, check-in was over in about ten mins (for all 6 of our party) and the bell boy took our luggage up straight...

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4Thank DonnaMarieClarke
Ayr, Scotland
Reviewed 29 June 2012

This was a special trip for our wedding anniversary and we really enjoyed our two weeks there. We travelled with Thomson (Tui) from Manchester Airport. We opted for a taxi transfer so we arrived at the hotel before many others on the flight. Check in was a breeze, helped by the complimentary cocktail. After getting tagged we made our way...

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3Thank Bernie R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 June 2012

We stayed at the RIU in June for 5 nights/6 days. We had never been to Aruba but were told good things, so we booked the trip a few months prior. We have stayed at the Riu in the Bahamas and were told by our travel agent that the Riu Palace was much nicer. Well, it was nice but I...

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1Thank keisha s
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Let me start off by first saying that My wife and I with our three children ages 8,10, and 16 just got back from our stay at the RIU Aruba. We exchanged for a two bedroom unit in the smaller older buildiing of the resort through Interval International. After reading the reviews on TA I was terrified of the surely...

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13Thank Ktfitness
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 24 June 2012

We have just spent a week at RIU Palace in Aruba. We chose it since we had excellent experience with RIU Palace in Jamaica, Dominican Republic, and Mexico. The room is good and the service is excellent. The food is good. Two disappointments: 1. We were looking forward to some water sport activities (kayaking and sailing), this RIU has none....

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3Thank MichaelSango
sunderland
Reviewed 24 June 2012

I wouldnt normally write a review on trip advisor, as a travel agent I hate these websites but had to put on a review to justify other peoples reviews. Myself and my partner have travelled various places in the Caribbean, Mexico, Cuba Jamaica etc and Aruba blows every single one of them away. How anyone could fault a single thing...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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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)
Region: Caribbean > Aruba > Palm - Eagle Beach
Price Range: ₹ 29,184 - ₹ 49,943 (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
#11 Luxury Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#12 Spa Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#16 Romantic Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#18 Family Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
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