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J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 79, Palm - Eagle Beach Aruba
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#20 of 25 hotels in Palm - Eagle Beach
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The 24-hour All Inclusive Hotel Riu Palace Aruba opens all year round and is located directly on the beautiful Palm Beach. RIU Palace is the most elegant category in the RIU hotel chain, with hotels that meet the highest standards in terms of luxury, excellence and sophistication, creating a unique experience. The location is ideal due to its proximity to Aruba Airport (10 km) and Oranjestad (11 km) and invites you to explore the area. The hotel has 450 cozily furnished rooms with free Wi-Fi and offers many amenities. Relax in our spa, or get in shape at the fitness center. 2 outdoor pools, 1 children's pool. Day and evening entertainment, as well as our discotheque in the neighboring Hotel Riu Palace Antillas. For lovers of gastronomy, we offer live cooking stations at our main buffet restaurant, Japanese and Italian, Fusion restaurants and Steakhouse, as well as 5 bars and our Capuchino patisserie & ice cream parlor.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Casino and Gambling
Babysitting
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Kid-friendly buffet
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Diving
Aerobics
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Kids club
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Iron
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Classic
Bay View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Dutch
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iggy406 wrote a review Yesterday
West Mifflin, Pennsylvania22 contributions22 helpful votes
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We recently spent 10 beautiful days at The RIU Palace Aruba to celebrate our 40th Anniversary. First time there and we couldn’t be happier about the time we had. The resort is Beautiful to say the least. Even with some covid protocol in effect the entire staff that we had the pleasure of dealing with were extremely helpful with everything. The lobby, lobby bar, sports bar, show bar, pool, pool bar and beach were exceptionally clean. The 4 restaurants (Italian/Gourmet/Japanese/Steakhouse) which we ate at 3 and the food was phenomenal. The buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner was big enough to keep from being overcrowded. Plenty of different food stations to choose from. The staff in all those areas were friendly, happy and made you feel right at home. The entertainment staff was amazing. They were really great at getting guests involved in all they do. We were offered snorkeling, kayaking and paddle boarding all free of charge at the beach. Our room 803 was well kept which we didn’t spend much time in there but to shower and sleep but the housekeeping staff was the best. We met Michelle on our 1st day there. She introduced herself to us on arrival. We talked everyday and she was very attentive to our needs if we needed anything. We never was at need for anything. Michelle was awesome. The pool area had some great alcohol/beverage runners. Jeffery, Roselene and Dulce were great at their job. They made pool time fun. Not only did they bring drinks but they were also very entertaining. Finally my super hero was a receptionist at the lobby front check in. Her name is Suelisa. As I stated this was our 40th Anniversary and I wanted to order Roses. I tried a few times to look for a florist with no success. So I spoke with Suelisa about it. She must have called every florist on the island to make it happen. Suelisa got it together and had a bouquet of 40 Red Roses delivered to the hotel. She held them overnight in a air conditioned room and had them delivered to our breakfast table Sunday morning of our Anniversary. Suelisa I can’t thank you enough. This was what really made this vacation special. So with that said we give RIU Palace 5 Star rating! Loved the place!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Chanelle V wrote a review Yesterday
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This is going to be a lengthy one. We arrived at 3pm on a Sunday, we were greeted by Eli who was very nice & check in was a breeze. We were on the 6th floor located to the right side of the main building closer to the Hilton hotel. While in that part of the building we saw water damage everywhere with holes in the wall/ceiling of the hall it was not a welcoming vibe. Our room was a junior partial ocean view room that consisted of a living room area, king size bed in the bedroom, a bathroom, a slider & 1 balcony. The mirrors were rusty, the pink velvet furniture had holes in it, green mold was coming out of the electrical sockets. We were able to get past this, however the smell in this room was something I couldn’t handle. It was mold- it was nauseating and made me lightheaded after being in the room for a long period of time. We decided to air out the room, we opened both sliders & left for a few hours to walk the resort. When we returned, we closed the sliders & the air conditioner kicked back on, immediately the smell worsened again. We notified the front desk and they sent up a maintenance man to clean the AC filter. He spent about 20 minutes cleaning the filter, returned and then sprayed some type of aerosol chemical on it. Now it smelled like mold and chemicals. We called the front desk again, told them that the smell wasn’t any better and they said they had other rooms, but it would be a downgrade from what we had paid for. We didn’t care at all, we wanted whatever they had that was far away from this room that didn’t smell. An hour later they had us meet back in the lobby and the manager Dwight brought us to our new room. This time, we were in the main building on the 8th floor. He told us that this room was an upgrade, the room appeared the exact same layout/furniture, just a more frontal view of the ocean. Either way, we were just grateful to be out of the other room. This room did still have a slight moldy/ musty smell, but I can’t tell if that’s because it was still embedded in my nose from the previous room. By the end of the trip, we didn’t smell it anymore so we either were used to it, or it was from the previous room? The pool was large with a swim up bar and a DJ blasting music daily, very party scene. The beach was more laid back, we couldn’t get a cabana until the last day that we were there. People leave their towels on them and take off for hours, be prepared to get up before 6am to reserve yours. Smoking is allowed here which did not bode well for me. The man in front of our cabana chain smoked at least 8 cigs within the hour, I couldn’t take it anymore and left my cabana all together. The food was surprisingly decent for all inclusive, much better than we expected. Our favorite was the Nautilus steak house for dinner. In conclusion, the Riu is in DESPERATE need of renovating and revamping. However, the staff made this whole trip for us. They are so hardworking and really do want to make sure you have the best experience. Literally everyone we encountered was super helpful, I have not one bad thing to say about any of the RIU staff. We loved Luis, we opted to sit with him every morning for breakfast! If you’re looking for a romantic honeymoon, get away, this isn’t the place. If you’re looking for a fun time with your friends then I would say this is the place for you.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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T W wrote a review Yesterday
Woodbridge, New Jersey13 contributions
We just returned from the Riu Antillas yesterday and I must say it was terrible. This was our second stay there and we’re extremely excited for this trip. We arrived to a hotel under construction! I made my reservation on Riu.com and were never told about the ongoing construction! Noise everyday of our stay from 7 am to 7 pm! Closed restaurants! No ice machines! They didn’t even have Do Not Disturb cards to hang on your door. Open electrical wires. Dust everywhere! We spent a week there and were extremely disappointed! I’d stay away for at least a year to allow them to complete the work. I will not be going back! See picture of what the stay was like.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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dtmcb wrote a review 25 Sep
Warminster, Pennsylvania, United States18 contributions9 helpful votes
Rui Palace staff is incredible! Located right on the main high rise strip on Palm Beach. Location was very convenient to shopping and restaurants. The staff/ Customer service was top notch! Best customer service I have ever experienced. On our anniversary we were delighted to find a anniversary surprise on our room ( a heart shaped towel with roses, an anniversary sign and a shot glass with a sailboat on it! Another night we came to find an adorable towel dog. The customer service manager was always walking around asking guests how she could improve their stay. Our room was clean and the view was fantastic! Rooms need some updating but extremely clean! The beach and pool area were gorgeous! Very friendly bar and entertainment staff around pool! Food was excellent. A lot of great choices for all meals! Our view from the balcony was so nice. So calm and peaceful. Can’t wait to return!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Chanel C wrote a review 25 Sep
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My husband and I just checked in, and they will not change our room. A large part of our view is construction and we are also surrounded by construction and hotel renovations. There is constant noise too. This is the worse place we have stayed since we were in college. I question how well they are following covid guidelines. So much for a romantic vacation.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$433 - US$875 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
riu palace aruba hotel palm/eagle beach, riu aruba, riu palace aruba resort
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Aruba Grand Beach Resort
LOCATION
CaribbeanArubaPalm - Eagle Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
450
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Riu Palace Aruba
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Riu Palace Aruba?
Nearby attractions include The Butterfly Farm (0.4 km), Gusto Night Club Aruba (0.3 km), and The Sopranos Piano Bar Aruba (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Riu Palace Aruba?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Riu Palace Aruba?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Riu Palace Aruba?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Riu Palace Aruba?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Riu Palace Aruba?
Conveniently located restaurants include Chihuahua's Fiesta & Grill, Papillon Restaurant, and Craft Aruba.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Riu Palace Aruba?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does Hotel Riu Palace Aruba have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Riu Palace Aruba offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Riu Palace Aruba?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Riu Palace Aruba?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Hotel Riu Palace Aruba offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.