Maspalomas Beach comes as part of the deal here, as does a trio of restaurants.
The hotel is set in supersized gardens peppered with lakes, and is just steps away from Maspalomas Beach, famous for its Lawrence of Arabia-style sand dunes. And Playa del Inglés is a 10-minute taxi ride from here.
A main pool fringed with palm trees is the focal point here, and it’s teamed up with a garden-side whirlpool bath. The hotel also has a trio of restaurants – 1 offers a very civilised late breakfast and does great steaks later.
Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner with late continental breakfast option 10.30-12.00.
Select imported and local alcoholic and soft drinks available 24 hours.
24-hour snacks. Coffee, cakes and sandwiches 15.30-18.00.
Just returned from a lovely holiday. Room comfortable and clean and good food at all meals. Certainly plenty to choose from for a week. Unlike some reviewers we found all the staff to be very pleasant and, in the case of the bar and dining area staff, immediately attentive. The hotel gardens are very beautiful and it was great to have the gate straight on to the beach. We are in our sixties and it is true that this is not a 'young' hotel but quite a few young families did arrive! A lovely hotel you want a relaxing time in the sunshine. Pool was great too and I never failed to get a sun lounger there whenever I wanted to swim or sunbathe.More
327coral, London, United Kingdom
RIU DOES SAGA
Have to completely agree with below comments from Nat B. Just got back on 11th Oct. A week is enough at this Palace. It doesn't live up to the standards of the other Palaces in the Carib!!
Needs complete refurb. Krystal restaurant is nice. Did it 3 times in a week.
Premium drinks were available (only on request)
Large, deep pool refreshingly cool in the midday heat. No waiter service to the sun beds. Disappointing. No swim up bar.
We were allowed to keep our room after 11am checkout time. There is a courtesy room available with a 1/2 hour slot. It was all last minute because they said room lists weren't available before. â¬60 euro charge though as we weren't leaving till 9.30pm. This can be offset if you have a riu membership card with with enough points on.
Wifi poor, not in the rooms and slow at certain times of day
TV poor unless you speak German, although sky news, bbc news 24/7
Entertainment.... Unusual...resident band 'treasure' were a three piece throwback to the 70s (dress wise) girl on the keyboards could have done it on her own.
Grea hotel, poor entertainment
Stayed from 4th to 11th october for my partners birthday. A great hotel if you are german and over 60 years old. Far too quiet, entertainment non existent throughout day, evening entertainment repeated for 5 nights solid. We went yumbo ( 7 euros in taxi ) where entertainment is great. Food was fantastic, room cleaned daily. We didnt pay 60 euro to keep our room on but they gave us room to get showered etc before our night flight. Drinks service excellent, but staff seemed stressed at times. I can see why hotel has lost star a bit dated. Not really worth the price to stay here, i would opt for better RIU nearby. Oh and dont book the krystal restaurant, trust me it is awful!More
just come back from a really good holliday
i have had a really nice holliday the food was good but may have got repetative if there more than one week. The hotel was very clean and bug free.Very old needs refurbishment. The english were in the minority and the staff certainly did not apease the situation as they pampered to the germans and gave very little attention to the english. It was the senior staff who either did not speak English or did not want to.ie in the dinning room.
Great for the beach and would go again perhaps not to a riu as we have done with many of our hollidays at this time of yearMore
Mainly stayed here for the location being at the beach. The rooms are just ok.Rooms were cleaned everyday to a good standard and we had an issue with the air conditioning the first day which was sorted .
There was enough fresh food to fill you up served throughout the day with a very large choice available.
One thing we noticed was the hotel seemed to frown on balls and floatables in the pool, which for people with children may be off putting. The beach is exceptional and probably one of the best.,More
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