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ClubHotel Riu Bachata

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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2009

first of all you have to keep things in perspective when you are paying less than 2,000.00 for 7 days and eight nights for an all inclusive (this included air fare). The Good animation team-excellent, very funny and creative shows. overall cleanliness, constant cleaning by employees great excursions available, we went to ocean world and swam with the dolphins and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2009

My wife and I returned from 2 weeks at the Riu Bachata Puerto Plata on Wednesday 3rd June, we had a great time, our room was on the ground floor a short distance from the main theatre and the Bikini bar, but in the entire 2 weeks I think we were woken twice by people shouting good night, which I... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2009

I will never return to this place again. This resort charges and holds its self out as a 4 star. No way, the top of the rate I will say is only 2 or 2 ½ stars. I read reviews about this resort, and they so truths. It was our worse stay in the Hotels. Clean service people very rude,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2009

Just got back from the Riu--we were first supposed to stay in the Merengue however, once we arrived at the lobby check-in, we were told "we've been upgraded to the Bachata". I was at first excited, thinking maybe we were upgraded to a suite, but we were not...it was just another regular room. At first, I was annoyed because I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2009

My partner and I spent 10 nights at the Riu Bachata at the end of January. We had originally booked and paid for the Riu Mambo, on the same property, but when we arrived, we were told by the hotel that we had been "upgraded" to the Bachata. I am glad that we didn't pay the extra cost of the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2009

Arrival: Aiport at Puerto Plata is slow slow & slow. Luggage took an hour to come through. Hotel Arrival: Fruit punch on arrival in Reception (very nice as its so hot). Check in was good. Room: Clean, mini bar (beers, coke & optics with rum etc). Beach: Nice beach area, quite narrow & not very long. Pool: Too many rowdy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2009

Four of us stayed in the first 2 weeks in May 2009. out of Manchester and what a bargain.. Consisting of three RIU hotels all inclusive. and it really is all inclusive even down to a fridge full of beer and soft drinks. The scenery is everything one would expect of the Carribean with warm nights and hot lazy days... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2009

We are not snobby travelers in any respect. We often eat in dives and stay in cheap hotels. However,based on the reviews I read before booking this resort, I was very disappointed. In brief, if you’re looking for sub-denny’s quality food, drinks mixed very strong with very low quality alcohol, and not leaving the resort, this might be the place... More 

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Atlantic City NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2009

Over all good service ,but food was the same every day ,great pool and drinks and entertainment ,no wire less internet in rooms ,rock hard king size bed ,weak AC system and broken in room phone upon arrival otherwise the price was right 1300us for 2 , 6 days ,@ air from Newark NJ

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2009

We stayed at the Riu Bachata 5/9 - 5/14 and had a wonderful time. I've stayed in the Royal Decameron in Panamá and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and this was very comparable. Maybe just one notch below. But the location of this hotel was much MORE beautiful. Arrival to La Republica Dominicana / Airport Transfer I booked through YouDecide.com (a subsidiary... More 

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