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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We have just returned from a 2 week break at Riu Palace Bavaro. It was our first time in DR and we were not sure what to expect - From i initial check in until the friendly good bye we were very pleased with the service that we received from all of the staff. We particularly enjoyed the Cocktail bar...

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

The hotel staff and restaurants were incredible. Everyone from housekeeping to bar staff were great. Rooms were cleaned twice a day and food was served on the resort frequently in fact 24/7. Drinks in the room for the mini bar and refrigerator were great. It wasn't top shelf liquor in the room but it still tasted great. Internet was slow...

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Sidcup, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Hotel staff very unfriendly, probably the worst I've seen. Had loads of problems with the room and smells from the drains. Food, hard to pick the best meals. Although presentation was wonderful. It covered up how bad the food tasted. THE POOL TOWELS WERE NOT WASHED. THEY WERE JUST TUMBLE DRIED. Daily we had stained towels, blood, chocolate, ice cream,...

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10Thank Triptravellerlondon3
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 16 April 2015

I admit I wasn't sure what to expect when my husband and I booked this trip two months ago online. When we got there, it was amazing!! The room was nice, the grounds were beautiful and clean. The food and drinks were great! The beach area was clean and relaxing. The people there were friendly. It was so much better...

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4Thank SMH1001
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

Great all inclusive for the money. Direct flights from pittsburgh make this an easy trip. The hotel set up is great plenty of room at the pool and the beach. Food was very good for an all inclusive. I have been to different resort groups in Mexico, Costa Rica , Jamaica, and Puerto Rico. The food here was on par...

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1Thank Derek D
North Royalton, Ohio
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Just returned from a week vacation and loved this resort. It is fairly new, very clean, staff is friendly and very helpful, and the beach is beautiful. We also thought the food was wonderful. Lots of fresh fruit and vegetables and good variety at buffets. Food was much better than at comparable resorts in Mexico. Definitely hope to go back...

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2Thank susie145
Mississauga, Ontario
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Travel Dates: March 25th - Apr 1st 2015 Travelled with my wife & a almost 2 yr Toddler. The resort facility/lawns & beach area was fairly new and well maintained. Infact, I took a walk on the beach for a good 20 mins in one direction and the cleanest patch of beach was Rio Palace Bavaro. Having said that, DR...

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1Thank tipu420
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2015

April 2015 ,what can I say about RIU Palace Bavaro Dominican Food bad, staff rude, managers laughed in our faces, when we went to complain to them ,sleeping with three in a bed.not good ,been to many RIU hotels, and they have been great .would not recommend this hotel '

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11Thank gloria l
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 8 April 2015

When all inclusive pops in my mind is mediocre food, service and for sure bad booze. The Riu Palace had good service, good food and bad booze, I guess that is the all inclusive factor. The buffet was good and the reservation restaurants were adequate to OK. In my opinión the buffet had better service than the reservation restaurant. The...

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4Thank lazytravel
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

This was our very first all-inclusive vacation. The resort was absolutely beautiful and we had a wonderful time. The rooms were very clean and spacious. Our towels were changed out every day in the room was cleaned every day. The food was excellent with a very large selection. I don't think the restaurants are worth the time. The buffet was...

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Breakfast included
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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: ₹ 15,660 - ₹ 27,690 (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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Hotel Style:
#23 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#33 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#38 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#40 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#41 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
#42 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
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