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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't get why people are complaining. The food is amazing and the people who work there are awesome. We always had our room clean. It was never a dull moment. Yes they don't speak English very well. But who cares. You try have someone come into your country and speak in a different language than you. Not so fun.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Usually, all inclusive Hotels food is not as good as you expect, this Hotel seems to pay attention to that, very good food and variety. Ask for a specific brand of drink when at the bars or you will get the local one, for example "Give me a Red Label" or a "Jimador Tequila".

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I went here on our honeymoon and I researched both the Riu Bambu and saw some poor reviews, specifically about the food. But I brushed them off as neither of us are picky about food. I assumed a 4 star hotel cannot have "awful" food and that at worst it was just people expecting Wolfgang Puck to... More 

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed in Riu Bambu August 2015. As a family of 6 (kids aged 8 - 15) we were initially squeezed into 2 standard rooms which was totally inadequate. Standard rooms are OK for a couple and 1 small child but not suitable for 3 people otherwise - whatever they try to say. 'Family' room was ok for 2 adults and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just returned to Toronto last night from our 8 night vacation with family. There were 9 of us travelling in total and the resort staff did an amazing job accommodating us at every encounter. Check-in was so fast and easy as everything was prepared for us in advance, our luggage was carried to our rooms right away as well.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Travelled to Punta Cana in August 2015. After reading some of the reviews I was very nervous about our visit to the Riu Bambu but can honestly say please don't listen to the moaners, its obvious some people wouldn't be satisfied wherever they were staying. . The airport is one of the most organised I have traveled through, by the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We (3 daughters, my wife and my self) were there August 24 to 27, people was really nice, food beautiful, activities great, we have no complains.the only thing I didn't like is we have to go. THANKS RIU BAMBU.we are going to have good memories about you.

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Kitchener, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Housekeeping did an exceptional job in keeping room spotlessly clean, all servers were pleasant, food was good and restaurant staff were constantly on the go. Reception desk - extremely rude and confrontational....should be retrained in all aspects of customer experience and satisfaction. Sunwing rep - Ricky...did not show up on time and did not relay reliable flight information; we ended... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Originally was supposed to stay at Naiboa, got upgraded to Bambu. Stayed Friday to Monday. Had such a good experience, we stayed an extra day. Rooms were sufficient. Stocked with water, soda, and liquor. No internet, which is expected. Living in DR, internet is terrible and expensive. Then again, I am on vacation, what the hell do I need internet.... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All the staff were very friendly. Specially Ariel was super nice. We enjoyed our stay. We loved having the beach so close. The beach is beautiful. The rooms were ok, not luxurious, but clean. The two beds were too small. We asked for an extra bed and they were very kind and provided one for us. I had a very... More 

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