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Hotel Riu Palace Aruba

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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“sports bar”(367 reviews)
“building b”(105 reviews)
“block c”(78 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

Aruba is a very modern and progressive island in many ways. We have visited numerous times. Unfortunately one thing has not changed and that is their attitude towards smoking. This hotel caters to a lot of cigar smoking South Americans as well as numerous Americans...More

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Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 16 December 2017

To summarize, we had a great time, great food, great destination, great resort. We had almost perfect weather - hot with strong winds - with two days with a very short rain shower. We were a group of 6 adults who are well travelled throughout...More

14  Thank Allison G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Horrible service by the front desk staff. Horrible service by security on the grounds. Only person in the entire resort who was friendly was Robert at the swim up bar. They racially profiled our entire party and assumed we were not at the resort. We...More

1  Thank ndgerman
Reviewed 2 days ago

What an amazing place to spend my honeymoon. The people were incredibly friendly and the place was immaculate. The food was hit or miss depending on the meal but that's typical for an All-Inclusive. Just a heads up the Room Service menu is incredibly limited...More

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First you get a pointless wrist band that means nothing,that if you take off the staff get furious and insist you put it back on immediately. Next the rooms are beyond awful. I found countless hairs in the shower that were definitely not mine. After...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Casino and Gambling
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Spa
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$435 - US$826 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Casino Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#11 Spa Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#12 Top resorts Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#12 Luxury Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#16 Family Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#16 Romantic Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$435 - US$826 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Casino Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#11 Spa Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#12 Top resorts Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#12 Luxury Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#16 Family Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#16 Romantic Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (7215)
Room & Suite (1448)
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Dining (467)
Family and Play Areas (49)
Amenities (35)
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grahamgaffer
15 February 2018|
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Response from Massimo F | Reviewed this property |
The umbrella’s are first come first serve Or you can pay the vendors on the beach for one of there’s. if your up by 7.30am you shouldn’t have a problem
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jacqyelineanne
15 February 2018|
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Response from wett9586 | Reviewed this property |
I got up at 7am every morning and reserved a cabana for my wife and I. Worked out great
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ceerkay
14 February 2018|
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Response from imawriter32159 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, your standard hotel room coffee maker -- very small. It's best to just wander down to the coffee bar just across from the lobby. It's free, delicious, and always served with a smile :D
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Room Tips
"Spend the extra $ for an ocean view room"
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"Building B is best. Great balconies and not getting cooked by the sun all day."
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"We were in the main building and had a straight view of the ocean. Room 602."
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"Rooms facing the pools will be a little louder due to entertainment"
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