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Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana

08/05/2017 09/05/2017
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Reviewed 20 August 2012

We initially booked the bambu but were offered a free upgrade to the Riu Palace by Thomson for our party of 9 due to ongoing building works at the bambu and I have to say it was an amazing holiday from start to finish - we booked the premium seats as a surprise for my sister and were very impressed...

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6Thank Ashleighsmum
Albany, New York
Reviewed 20 August 2012

The Rio Palace Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic is very beautiful and the rooms are very nice. However, the all inclusive food and drink choices have much room for improvement. Other travelers have warned in their reviews that the food is not at all top quality or healthy choices. You cannot get a decent seafood dinner either in the...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 20 August 2012

very nice hotel and best service but do not trust the casino the hotel is very good and the food is good ,,also the service was a grate and all the staff is very friendly ... you can ask for any thing and they do them best to make you happy. the swimming pool is grate and all activity is...

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1Thank basil f
New York City, New York
Reviewed 16 August 2012

Background: Couple from Long Island NY with 2 teenagers arrival 7/31 – 8/11 (11 nights, 2 rooms). First time in Punta Cana (been to Boca Chica). We have travelled most parts of the world (Europe, Asia, South America, Scandinavia, Mexico, and Caribbean). Only experience with ‘all-inclusive’ was Iberostar Cozumel. Arrival: Arrived around 12 noon and there was no line at...

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16Thank John B
Reviewed 16 August 2012

Beautiful!!!!! Service was great....never had an empty drink, food was good at buffet as well as the three restaurants we ate at. Only negative is musty room smell which is a problem everywhere down there and there was construction going on to the three fountains. All the employees were super nice!!! The only rude person I encountered was a rude...

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5Thank Grandmich
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 15 August 2012

I can not even begin to list the reasons why you should not stay at this resort! My husband and I only take one big vacation a year and this was the worst hotel/service/food we have EVER experienced. We booked two months prior, and were told that we could hop to the three other Riu resorts, which they said there...

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11Thank AnnieKG
New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 August 2012

I agree with all the negative reviews listed here. My experience was very similar to all of them. The Excellent reviews listed here puzzle me. They appear to be attempts to cover up the truth. The RIU Palace brand is a reputable 5-Star hotel chain in the rest of the world, but NOT in Punta Cana. As a RIU CLASS...

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10Thank FrequentFlyer I
California Hot Springs, California
Reviewed 14 August 2012

We were so excited about having our family all together to celebrate my sons wedding!! It started off with the front desk trying to put my husband and I and our two friends into a different hotel . They claimed the hotel was over booked ( we had confirmed reservations since March). It was dark and pouring rain ( after...

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7Thank Deborah F
Allison Park, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 August 2012

this place is a dump. There was construction all day & into the night. Instead of the sound of the ocean all I could hear all week was the sound of pick axes & air chisels. The swimming pool was so cloudy & filthy that you couldn't look down & see your own feet while you were in it. They...

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7Thank john s
Reviewed 14 August 2012

We have stayed before at the RIU Palace in Cabo and had a great time. However this experience was far from great. We had done so much research to finally decide on this resort and from the minute we arrived it was all a lie. The management is terrible because there is no such thing as management there. If you...

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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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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 Macao, Riu Palace Bavaro, 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 Hig??Ey * 30 km / 19 miles from Punta Cana Int???L. Airport ... more   less 

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Address: Playa de Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: ₹ 11,728 - ₹ 25,390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana 4*
Number of rooms: 612
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Also Known As:
Riu Palace Punta Cana Hotel Punta Cana
Punta Cana Riu Palace
Riu Palace Hotel Punta Cana
Hotel Style:
#43 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#44 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#56 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#58 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#59 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#61 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“ask for a room as near to the seaside as possible. So you stay away from the entertainment noise at night.”
albertbrussels, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Avoid top floor sometimes elevators don't work”
jerrys99, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upgrade, budget room was disgusting in that it smelled and everything was moist due to humidity”
marysP1604CP, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms over looking pool ,any floor exceptional”
bluemarlin100pc, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“My room closer to the lobby offered a quieter environment than those located nearer the pool due to late night drunkenness.”
indodeb, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
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