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hamilton,ontario
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2013

We stayed at the Riu Bambu Feb 1-8. I would rate this hotel about 3.5-4. We have travelled for many years and this was our second time to Punta Cana. We travelled with 2 other couples. Bus ride from the airport is about 45 mins. Upon arrival we were greeted with a fruity drink and check in was very quick.... More 

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Wi
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Reviewed 16 February 2013

I have never written a review before but with some of the negative ones on this resort felt it was a good time. This was 10th year of going to all inclusive resort with group of friends. The 6th RIU that we have stayed at. We were in the 2900 block area of resort which is the older area. The... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Reviewed 16 February 2013

First (and last visit) to this property, went with a group of seven ladies. For the good: the beach is beautiful with plenty of lounge chairs. The pool area was also very nice. The hard working entertainment staff is very friendly and actively tries to engage visitors to participate but is not so intrusive to annoy. Some activities we enjoyed... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2013

Back again for a second visit and it did not disappoint. Depends what you are looking for but of you want somewhere relaxed with good entertainment then this is a good place to go. Planning a third trip there soon!

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Reviewed 12 February 2013 via mobile

I have never writen a review before but this place needs to be spoken about! On arrival we were given our wrist bands and left to find our way to our room. We had to find our way past all the vendors who are placed through out the hotel reception and walkways which after a 9 hour flight is last... More 

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Reviewed 12 February 2013

The staff stopped just short of spitting on us! Got sick on the "wine/drinks". Food was terrible. My girl friend & I requested 2 beds, & were told they don't have anything but kingsize. The upgraded room was nice enough, but no connection to the internet as paid for. The entertainment staff behaved sexually inappropriately by touching & saying inappropriate... More 

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Reviewed 12 February 2013 via mobile

Stayed at the Riu Bambu from feb 4-11. Had a fabulous time . Everyone was friendly and well versed in several Languages ! Breakfast and dinner were fabulous ! Only compliant : hard bed :/ I thought the hotel was clean and well maintained ! Well stocked mini bar . Entertainment could have been better however learning salsa by the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2013

Fantastic service, rooms were very big and newly refurbished. Plasma TV with over 100 channels but only around 10 with english language. Cleanliness was excellent and definately worthy of 5*. Food was monotonous. Always fish and the same meats on the cold table & salads available. International branded drinks were available such as Beefeater Gin and Johnny Walker at no... More 

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Reviewed 12 February 2013

We arrived on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. We were greeted with a complementary drink. Thirty-two were checking in. Had to wait for a while till check in so we ate lunch. We had a standard room, 1900 building. Comfortable mattress, clean room, small bathroom. Bavaro beach is the nicest we've seen in the DR. Lots of room to walk and... More 

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Reviewed 11 February 2013

We returned to the Bambu after staying here last year. We were in the newer Deluxe rooms, very nice, clean, real king beds, Food was good, always something to eat. Beach is one of the best in the area. Staff were friendly and shows were on a par with the other resorts.

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located in Punta Cana * Situated on Arena Gorda Beach * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * Within the Riu Resort, along with the Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Palace Macao, Riu Taino and Riu Naiboa hotels * Main building and 1-story bungalow complex * Surrounded by 46,000 m2 / 50,300 sq. Yards of palm groves, adjacent to the beach * 50 km / 31 miles from Higley * 600 m / 1,980 ft. From Caribbean Street * 30 km / 19 miles from Punta Cana Int€™l. Airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners ... more   less 

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Address: Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: ₹ 10,875 - ₹ 23,528 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — ClubHotel Riu Bambu 3.5*
Number of rooms: 740
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Also Known As:
Riu Bambu Punta Cana
Riu Bambu Dominican Republic
Hotel Style:
#61 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#62 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#64 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“All Rooms Are Lovely”
 of 5 bubbles jemmat2014, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“don't pick room 108”
 of 5 bubbles bigdave11, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It's fairly small and it's right on the beach”
 of 5 bubbles Trotsky999, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would not recommend this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Raisa1828, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Buy your toiletries- including suncream- at the airport, as products at resorts shop can be quite pricey+not a lot of luggage allowance.”
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  • just one of the designs that the maid did every day.
  • i believe this is a family room- although i may be wrong. Basic view of the room :)
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