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Riu Palace Cabo Verde

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Upton Pontefract
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very easy to run out of superlatives when reviewing this hotel. Yes there was a bit of a delay booking in and getting our room, and a problem with our taxi to the airport, the fault of Thomson's useless rep, but other than that everything was exceptional. The hotel exudes style. This is not a high rise hotel...

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13Thank Peter F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is trying but not reaching there... We (& all other arrivals) had to wait 2,5hrs for check in at 4pm in the afternoon (so rooms should have been ready). We had to change room (gave up after several promises for a week) for our first time ever at any hotel due to; * bad odor from sewer *...

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5Thank Hans B
Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I forgot to review this hotel when we went last year, and before the refurbishments, but even back then the hotel was well worth a stay, we had a fantastic stay, food was great, staff where always happy to help you, great entertainment team, and now I have read some of the reviews from guests since the refurbishment, I will...

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3Thank dlpeters69
Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is well worth a 5-star review, albeit there are a few things that management could improve on. This is a large hotel, but it is easily able to accommodate and cater for the numbers of guests. Our two standard rooms were spacious and well fitted, if not finished to 'perfection'. When we mentioned minor issues, they were dealt...

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14Thank Peter P
Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed here 8 times and will be back again next year. Following the closure for referbishment we hoped it had not been 'sanitised' into a hotel that could be anywhere in the world as there was a strong african feel. To some extent this has happened in bedrooms and reception as dark wood has been replaced with greys....

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11Thank alan s
Greenock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a brilliant week at the Riu Palace Cabo Verde and can't wait to go back again hopefully for longer next time. Went with my friend Kathleen to relax in the sun and that was exactly what we did. On arrival at the hotel we were welcomed with a glass of fizz while waiting to check in (a great start...

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11Thank carolmcmenemie
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food terrible and entertainment about an hour every evening...I would give this hotel 3*. Our Room was cleaned late everyday 4-5pm... no chance for a relax in the late afternoon with maids shouting constantly down the hallway. Sports Bar was spotless and most of the time empty. Advertised there was a pool table & table tennis... there wasn't one, this...

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5Thank N W
Essex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a week’s holiday at the lovely Riu Palace. What a lovely week in the sun. Sadly our plane was delayed from Gatwick and one piece of our luggage was damaged so not the best start to the holiday. When we arrived to the hotel we noticed a pretty big queue at the Reception desk. I believe something...

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21Thank LaurenSmith2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Still here!! Three days left, but couldn't wait to review. Hotel is spotless, everywhere. Rooms are perfect, I know some people had odd problem but we certainly didn't. Food is plentiful and well cooked and presented, never found it cold, always hot and tasty. We have been to the gourmet, steakhouse and Italian restaurants. Again, food is amazing. We are...

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21Thank Jo M
Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were really impressed by the quality and service overall at the hotel. We arrived a few days after the reopening, and whilst there were a few teething issues whilst they get up to speed, we loved it! The staff are really friendly and want to ensure that you enjoy your holiday and help out where possible. The food quality...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Situated on the island of Sal in the Cape Verde Islands * Main building and 2-story annexes * Situated on the beach front together with the ClubHotel Riu Funana * Complimentary sun loungers and parasols on the beach * 1.5 Km to Santa Maria * 15 km from the airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riu Palace Cabo Verde

Address: Cabocan Lote A2, A3, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
Region: Cape Verde > Ilha do Sal > Santa Maria
Price Range: RM1,041 - RM2,181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riu Palace Cabo Verde 4*
Number of rooms: 500
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Also Known As:
Riu Funana Santa Maria
Riu Palace Cabo Verde Cape Verde/Ilha Do Sal - Santa Maria
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Maria
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria
#2 Spa Hotel in Santa Maria
#3 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
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“First floor rooms are best, no lifts at this hotel”
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  • Room WiFi
  • Mini Bar & Safe
  • Cold Drinks & Mixers
 of 5 bubbles Tiddy71, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There As it is only 2 storey there isn't a lift so if you cannot manage 1 flight of stairs ask for a ground floor room .”
 of 5 bubbles cb270, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Pork in the speciality Italian is fantastic (no pun intended!)”
  • View from our room.
 of 5 bubbles benhT5878SZ, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in Block 5 seem to be the best location. We stayed in block 2 which was halfway between the pools/beach and the reception”
 of 5 bubbles Ange0809, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Our standard rooms were very good, with very good (quiet) air-con. No need to upgrade.”
  • Mini-bar of standard twin room
 of 5 bubbles 740peterp, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
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