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ClubHotel Riu Bachata

3.5 of 5 Bahia de Maimon, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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  • Cleanliness
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Val Caron, Canada
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3 of 5 stars NEW

First of all, this Riu is rated a 5 to 4.5 star depending on the travel site you visit. I personally think it should be rated no higher than a 3.5. The beach is a huge factor for my husband and I, and its not much of a beach, palm trees and fruit trees all around the beach area, so... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'll make this simple. Room: fairly clean, beds not comfortable; fridge stocked everyday with water bottles, beer, and pepsi. Food: we got sick every night after eating; a lot of vegetarian options, limited lactose free options, food similar everyday not a huge variety; we got sick and stuck to rice and veggies. Pool: pools are big and clean; takes at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just got back from 2 weeks, was our honeymoon. What a bad choice on my behalf. Was sick for 8days, something I ate. Lots of others were sick to. The resort is clean ,grounds lovely, the beach is dirty, and sunbeds need replacing badly . Round the pool beds so close together you couldn't stick ain between them, horrid. You... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While this resort is nice I had a bad experience with a theft from my room. An item I had purchased was removed from my room by the maid. The resort management could care less and the same with head office. They implied that I was lying to them about it. If I was out to scam a resort I... More 

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Northern VA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

No room service made it difficult to find food late in the evening. The food in the main restaurant was so repetitive and bland. We couldnt get reservations at any of the restaurants. I read the reviews and tried to get reservations on the day we arrived. The main dining room was very difficult to find a seat. Remember in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here feb 2015 and got horribly sick with vomitting diareeah, constant stomach pain the entire time, everyone else got sick as well, the rooms were never cleaned properly and our room stank of some weird odour, the food was disgusting and every time I ate I got even sicker it was a nightmare, don't go here!!!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

we were a party of 8 , and 6 of us ended up with stomach bugs , 3 of us still ill a week after getting home and still needing medication ,everywhere you go they are trying to sell crap at extortionate prices , the food is average , rooms smell of damp , the staff are friendly and do... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed from Feb. 19-26. The hotel and grounds were very clean. The food was very good. All the people who worked there were very friendly. Our toilet was leaking half way through the week and we called reception and someone came within 20 mins to fix it. We booked a taxi and had our own tour guide take us... More 

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Antigonish, Canada
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26 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just returned and enjoyed my break away from the snow and cold. My daughter and I flew out of Halifax and met my sister and sister in law who flew from Toronto. I had emailed the hotel to arrange for rooms close to each other and on the second floor. We did get rooms a few doors away from each... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My fiance and I visited this hotel from February 20th-24th. We went there expecting a 3-star hotel for the price they were charging. We didn't go expecting 5-stars and we didn't get 5-stars. Beware of what you eat: For starters, I got food poisoning mid-trip. I believe it was from the cold salmon that they were serving near the salad... More 

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Address: Bahia de Maimon, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Puerto Plata
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — ClubHotel Riu Bachata 3.5*
Number of rooms: 610
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Also Known As:
Riu Bachata Puerto Plata
Clubhotel Riu Bachata Hotel
Clubhotel Riu Bachata Puerto Plata
Riu Bachata Dominican Republic
Riu Puerto Plata
Bachata Riu
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#3 Spa Hotel in Puerto Plata
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
#5 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Plata
#5 Family Hotel in Puerto Plata
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata

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