Palau Royal Resort



P.O. Box 10108 KororSee nearby area


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Here's the latest offering from the Nikko hotel group, after their Hotel Nikko Palau shut down in mysterious circumstances (apparently, ghosts were seen on the premises): they've bounced back with a resort that dazzles.

The Royal Resort is an L-shaped building that contains around 200 super-stylish rooms, all of them stuffed with hidden angles and pine-and-cream interiors. These rooms really are a treat and prove that just because you're on a Pacific island you don't have to lapse into Pacific cliché. The elegant grounds are superior, too, and feature a small, private beach with its own bar; sit out here on a deck chair with a daiquiri, looking out across the Port of Palau, and just try to have a bad time. The grounds also feature rock-strewn water features with kooky floating seating arrangements, linked by concrete waterways; at festive times, say around Christmas, little performances are put on here and food stalls are set up. A good time is had by all. There's also a classy on-site restaurant (even if it is called 'Waves'...ugh).

Our independent authors have visited Palau Royal Resort and selected this as one of our recommended accommodation in Koror State.

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Boasting a restaurant, 2 bars, a lovely outdoor swimming pool and a spa and wellness centre, Palau Royal Resort sits directly on the beachfront. Guests can relax on their private balcony with stunning ocean views.

Each air-conditioned room includes flat-screen cable TV, a refrigerator, a minibar and an electric kettle. There is also a seating area and a safety deposit box. The private bathroom has a bidet, a hairdryer and comfy slippers.

For those wanting to keep active, there is a tennis court and a fitness centre . A free game of table tennis or billiards can also be enjoyed. The on-site tour desk can arrange a variety of local activities and sightseeing tours.

After a busy day, you can relax with a drink at Coral’s Bar or Breeze Beach Bar. Waves Restaurant offers all day dining and serves delicious food including noodles, pasta and yum cha.

Royal Resort Palau is a 3-minute drive from Koror town centre, with a variety of restaurants, cafes and shops. Belau National Museum is a 5-minute drive away, and Koror Airport is a 10-minute drive away.

Important information

Transfers are available to and from Koror Airport. These are charged $15 USD per person, each way. Children under 12 are $7.50 USD. Please inform Palau Royal Resort in advance if you want to use this service, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Services & facilities

  • Family
    • Family rooms
  • Accessibility
    • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking
    • Non-smoking rooms
  • Kids club
    • Children's playground
  • Outdoor space
    • Garden
  • Guest services
    • Tour desk
    • 24-hour front desk
  • Bureau de Change/ATM
    • Currency exchange
  • Transport/transfers
    • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Bar
    • Available
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • WiFi
    • Internet services
  • Parking
    • Free parking
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