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Hotel Riu Palace Aruba

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Whitby, Canada
Reviewed 12 June 2010

Arrived in Aruba on May 29th as a last minute deal with Sunquest. We flew with WestJet which was OK going not so great coming back. We had booked an Ocean Room view at the RIU Palace Aruba. Upon arrival we were greeted with a welcoming drink. Our room was not confirmed and as a result we were given one...

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North Arlington, New Jersey
Reviewed 12 June 2010

Riu Palace has all that is required for a relaxing, wonderful vacation. You are welcomed with a Welcome Punch as you check in. We stayed on the 10th floor, Junior Suite with Ocean View. Buffet food was great - something for eveyone. Other reviews commented on hard beds, yest they are firm, but at the end of the day, sleep...

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Hartford, CT
Reviewed 10 June 2010

My husband and i stayed at the Riu May of 2010 for 1 week. We were very impressed by the hotel and how well the grounds were kept. Everything was very clean, and the staff was very warm and inviting. The pool was very nice, and we liked the beach very much too. The food at the main buffet was...

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Essex, England
Reviewed 10 June 2010

Stayed 22 May for 2 weeks with Thomsons.Had room 655, front corner room, sea and side view.Good bathroom, walk in closet,mini bar and 4 wall optics to drink as you please. Our bed was enormous, probably 7 foot wide and very comfortable.It had electronic comfort adjustments for either side..no hard bed for us.Although air conditioned, it needed a room fan,...

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1Thank denise g
NH
Reviewed 9 June 2010

I read these reviews before going to the RIU. I almost didn't book it because of the bad reviews. I took a risk, and I'm glad I did. I have no idea what the other people experienced. We had a wonderful time. My first impression was WOW, because it definitely stands out. The lobby was so pretty, and COOL... *air...

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Hampshire
Reviewed 9 June 2010

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 8 June 2010

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 June 2010

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 June 2010

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Ontario
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“Ask for a pool view. Left building has Juliette balconies. Main building and the right building have regular balconies.”
Timbale2140, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room further from the main lobby area or opposite of the stage,”
Z6752DIjennym, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for seaview”
nickayios, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do not stay in the main building, its just too loud!”
KatandChrisDanahar, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The ocean view Jr. Suite is a great size! Rooms in the center will have noise from nightly entertainment.”
Stephkz, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
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