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Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a family vacation with two kids ages 19 and 10. We have been to Iberostar and Dreams several times before, but never to Riu...and I have to say we will not come back. The main reason is the service and small things that cloud the whole vacation. We booked one room expecting to have a pull out sofa...

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and for expressing your concerns. We regret that your stay at our hotel did not fulfill your conception in general. Our policy is to make every attempt to please and keep our guests content. We are deeply disappointed to find that our team did not turn around...

Reedsburg, Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just came back from Riu Palace Bavaro D.R. I had 14 people in my group. Who gave this hotel 6 gold apples. This hotel should only be a 5 star. The bars only have rail drinks which includes VIP bars. They say, we have premium drinks. The bars do not have Chivas Regal, Johnnie Walker Black, Crown Royal, Tangueray,...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Over all it was a good trip ppl were great music was good the food was good lots to choose from beach was nice clean sand not full of seaweed if you go try going vip so u can get away from the noise in the morning the vip pools are good !

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1Thank Ricky M
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was an awesome relaxing vacation! I wished I stayed a few more days as I didn't want to leave. We stayed 1/9 thru 1/14. Our room was beautiful with ocean front view & the layout/design of the room was nice & extremely roomy. I have stayed at many resorts in my history of traveling and I was extremely impressed...

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Hudson, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have frequented many different A/I resorts throughout the Caribbean/Mexico, and found the RIU Playa Bavaro to be pretty good. Exceptional staff members for us were Jonathan at the main pool, and Martinez & Winnie for breakfast. All 3 individuals are keepers and need to be recognized for their outstanding service and attitude. My thoughts are in line with others...

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5Thank Scott L
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is our 2nd time in this resort. The service is very good, the rooms are fine and food is ok as on most of the "all inclusive" resorts in Punta Cana. There is one thing that I think they should improve and it is the quality of alcoholic drinks. They have only 2 tequilas being "Jose Cuervo" the superior...

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1Thank Maria Marcela P
Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Top! This Hotel is a good place to spend your holiday or some days at Christmas food is perfect and you can try the bar in the pool. We have enjoyed our stay for one week (is enough). Also the trip to the inland s is a must

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3Thank 1Mark1964
New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my wife and 2- 20 plus year old kids to the Riu Palace Bavaro in Punta Cana from January 1st until January 7th. When we got there they greeted us with a very nice and refreshing drink. The grounds are spectacular and the grounds guys are constantly maintaining it on a daily basis. We found the rooms...

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Warrington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well where to begin honestly best place we have ever been. Not one to write a review either but this place deserves it. We arrived and because it was our honeymoon got a upgrade. Never stayed anywhere where the maids clean your room twice a day place was spotless. As to the staff so friendly and welcoming made it feel...

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Whitby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Resort was beautiful. Modern...chic. Had VIP but don't know what I got different than anyone else. So I basically paid a lot more for nothing. We had access to 2 pools that were deserted and quiet but we went to the main pool where the action was. Too many children in the pool with swim up bar. They were splashing...

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  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located on Arena Gorda Beach in Punta Cana * Inside the Riu Resort, along with the Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Palace Macao, Riu Naiboa hotels and the ClubHotel Riu Bambu * The Splash Water World will be opened from 1st November 2016 * 4-story building * Surrounded by 63,000 m2 / 75,000 sq. Yards of lush gardens * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 50 km / 31 miles from Higuey * 30 km / 19 miles from Punta Cana Intl. Airport ... more   less 

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Address: Playa de Arena Gorda, Punta Cana 74100, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: ₹ 16,929 - ₹ 27,101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro 4*
Number of rooms: 610
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#23 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#33 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#37 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#39 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#40 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
#42 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
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“Rooms are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles kazmaniak69, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ocean front view rooms is a must if you are planning on choosing this resort to stay at! Adults only rooms which is great!”
 of 5 bubbles cdalpe66, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room which faces the promenade of shops. it will be a little quieter there at night time.”
 of 5 bubbles scottl578, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you can't climb stairs ask for a 1st floor room”
 of 5 bubbles MariaMarcelaP, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“VIP section is best, especially beach-view (book over the phone, same price)”
 of 5 bubbles InnaG_13, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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