The luxury Riu Palace Aruba is as swish as they come, with five restaurants, a smart pool scene and a miles-long sandy beach on the doorstep.
A white-sand beach unravels beside the Riu Palace Aruba – the boardwalk is just steps away from the hotel’s huge pool.
Little luxuries pop up all over this beachside hotel. Breakfasts are washed down with Cava and the room menu features pads with a Jacuzzi® on the balcony. The whole resort had a makeover for summer 2015.
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Food & Drink
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Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. Selected local-brand alcohol, soft drinks, tea and coffee. Minibar and regularly restocked liquor dispenser. Snacks at set times.
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2 outdoor pools
The pools here take centre stage. The main one features a swim-up bar, in-water loungers and is just steps from the beach.
There are two sittings at this à la carte restaurant - reserve a table at the customer service desk. Just to let you know, men are requested to wear long trousers and shirts for dinner.
The Sayuri à la carte restaurant offers a variety of Japanese delicacies. Gentlemen please note long trousers are required to dine here. Two sittings are available - please reserve at the customer service desk.
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double room with garden view and french balcony
These comfy double rooms come with a French balcony that offers views of the garden. You'll also find free Wi-Fi and air-conditioning included.
suite with sea view, balcony or terrace and jacuzzi
If you're looking for that bit extra, these classic-style suites come with a Jacuzzi®. Plus, there's a balcony or a terrace with sea views. You'll also find free Wi-Fi and air-conditioning included.
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First trip to Aruba
Just got back from Riu Palace Aruba....The island is absolutely beautiful . Blue sky and sunshine all week. Food was absolutely wonderful. Very disappointed in the way the front desk treat their travellers at the Riu Palace upon check in.. Our room that was given to us was not the room I paid for and when I asked to change the room first thing that came out of the mouth of the man serving us at the front desk it is going to cost you more money each night and you have to pay now. They way he talked to us was very unprofessonial and out right very rude. Because of him he has put a bad taste in my head to never use Riu hotels again...Now the room he gave us was on the 10th floor one bed and a pull out couch which was already made as a bed, bathroom door had wholes in it and the air conditioing was not working properly and the room had a very bad mildew smell to it..The man at the front desk all he wanted to do is fight and argue with you and that is not a proper way to treat your guest. But very thankful to get Sunwing rep Nadine involved she was able to get our room changed for us. Thank goodness Sunwing rep came in. Sunwing I thank you so much for helping us and that is why I travel with Sunwing....Riu Palace you need to be more respectful to your guest and that is why I can only give you a 4 rating not a 5. I do know one thing I will never stay at a Riu Palace again because of the front desk. I know have used Sunwing for the last 4 years in travelling and I will keep using you. Sunwing you are awesome. Plus also people what you read from other people from trip advisor they are right in what they are Say about the drinks. Riu Palace does not use the brand name liquors like other hotels through the islands do....Very Very disapointed with the Riu Chain of hotels.More
Business and pleasure
Hyatt regency was great. The rooms clean and bed and pillows super. The food was delicious. The staff went overboard in the level of service provided . Very enjoyable. The meeting room met our expectations we have been there before and I am sure we will be back.More
Me and my boyfriend visited Roy Palace Aruba in July. It was the most perfect holiday. Weather was beautiful, beach was amazing, snorkelling spots right outside the hotel, water sports available for a good price, food was amazing, pools were amazing. I actually can't fault it at all. Our room was beautiful and the view from our balcony was like something out of a catalogue. I would recommend to anyone and I want to go back!More
First trip to Aruba
Nice resort & the food was pretty good. Very enjoyable location except it was VERY windy. Be prepared for the wind. We were told by locals that the wind had been very bad for 3 months. The beaches are gorgeous & the water was great as well. One thing that is also nice is the drinking water is the same from tap or bottle water since it comes from the same place.More
Bob H, 33691
Relaxing, Fun Beach Resort
The Riu Palace is located on Palm Beach, a strip with a number of hotels, restaurants and shops, The rooms are gorgeous, clean, and comfortable. Ours had a balcony that faced the pool and beach, a king-sized bed and a nice sitting area. The bath was large with a great shower and`make-up mirror.The resort is all inclusive, with several restaurants ( an enormous buffet, plus individual Italian, Japanese, gourmet and steakhouse restaurants) a lobby bar, a sports bar, a swim-up bar, a small coffee shop, and a poolside buffet. The food is fresh and varied, but the quality is good, not excellent. Premium liquor is available and there is a mini bar in each room stocked with stocked with soda and beer, as well as a liquor dispenser. (Despite the abundance of booze, we saw no drunks, during our stay.) The pool is gorgeous and the beach is spectacular. There are companies on the beach that provide a variety of watersports at an extra charge. The service is good.More
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