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Hotel Riu Palace Aruba

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07/06/2017 08/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Fleetwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked the Rui Palace Aruba on recommendation from several people but was left very disappointed on our departure, on talking to regular users the hotel seems to have been going down hill over the last few years. We felt that the reviews did not fully reflect the hotel we experienced although I understand everyones opinions and expectations differ. PROS...

Thank Dean B
Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love Aruba and couldn't fault th Riu Palace, From a glass of champagne of arrival the service and facilities at the Riu were amazing, staff couldn't do enough for you and always with a smile. The food was amazing so much choice something for everyone's taste, cocktails were lovely. No problems getting Sunbeds and the pool bar staff were brilliant....

Thank 362zhey362
Bedworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Best holiday ive ever been on by far. Hotel was so clean,staff were amazing food was amazing beach was too!no fighting for a sun bed, drinks were nice entertainment was also good. We came as a wedding party and i havent got one fault with the place. Not just the hotel the island is gorgeous ive been to many carribean...

1Thank Spook J
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Cons: The hotel needed some upgrades/renovations. Everything was clean, but just old and dingy. Food was also just ok. Our first day we tried nautilus for a snack and it was terrible. It was basically just the previous nights leftovers- burgers without buns, quesadillas stuck together. Then we went to the Japanese place for dinner. Also, terrible. After that we...

2Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and me went there for our honeymoon 2 years ago. It was amazing experience. We had a room with fantastic view to Palm beach and pool area. All the staff at Riu palace were very friendly and always with a smile on their face. The place was very clean. The food was amazing. I can not wait to...

1Thank Dovilee K
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was upgraded on arrival to pool view room. Room was very spacious and kept very clean. Fantastic view to pool area and to Palm beach, especially watching the sunsets. Food was amazing with plenty of choices, my only fault was with the Italian themed speciality restaurant which to me did not really serve anything much Italian, but this is only...

8Thank laz1965
New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went to Riu Palace Aruba for my husband's 50th and it was a wonderful experience. The place was great, clean, and all the employees were friendly, very accommodating. can't wait to go back. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

4Thank big502017
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Front desk women--Genovava, Maria and Nellie treated me so poorly on what was supposed to be a fun relaxing memorable vacation. Went to aruba for a wedding. My boyfriend's family had maybe 75 people staying at this hotel. I purchased a day pass for $130 to be able to join them in the pool. They insisted on keeping my license...

17Thank Jjfromthebean
bishops stortford
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ariived after an extremely long journey. Was shown to our room. This is not what we had booked. This was block c with Juliette balcony. I had paid for upgrade rooms. Why did they think this would be acceptable. No explanation at all. We had to spend a night in this room. We had to move the following day. It...

3Thank marcellekohler
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We have been coming here for many years. Very disappointed. Pool was dirty in the afternoon. People would put their drinks in pool. Cups and straws were also in pool. We did enjoy the meals. Loved the breakfasts. Floors were really wet at night in bedroom. Had to take towels and wipe them down. Staff was nice to us.

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Palace Aruba, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your loyalty to RIU Hotels & Resorts and for taking the time to give us your constructive and valued feedback. All our hotels fulfill the international hygienic norms, including the maintenance of the swimming pools. They are cleaned on a daily basis and the pH is checked throughout the day. However, I have used your...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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, Diners ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Aruba

Address: J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 79 | Palm Beach - Oranjestad - Aruba, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba (Formerly Aruba Grand Beach Resort)
Region: Caribbean > Aruba > Palm - Eagle Beach
Price Range: RM1,877 - RM3,594 (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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“Pool view rooms if poss so you can sit and watch the sunsets”
laz1965, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“High floor sea view.”
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“All rooms seem to have view of sea, jr. suites are awesome.”
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“Go somewhere else!”
CGCMaine, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“room 335 offered plenty of room, a view of the pool and beach...but could be noisy”
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