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ClubHotel Riu Bambu

3.5 of 5 Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was at the Riu Bambu from November 11-15, 2014. The staff overall was ver nice, except the host at the Italian Restuaurant was a little rude and changing times. The hotel room was dated, but very clean and I didn't stay in there much. The drinks were great and the food did the job. I totally enjoyed myself and... More

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this hotel is laid out to a much used formula on the island,if you have stayed at any you will know what i mean.So why choose the Bambu,the speciality restaurants can be used any night,and you dont have to book them when you arrive.another plus is the abundance of coconut palms throwing dappled shade over the pool right to the... More

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New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of different food, but the quality average, rooms were clean, staff were very helpful and polite. Not that many activities for children, although their little pool was nice. very dark and outdated rooms. Outlets were old.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel rooms are dated but clean and the room service is brilliant, look after the maids they deserve it. The bar area during the day was not our cup of tea very busy with the younger generation very noisy but no trouble just enjoying them selves. The waiters on our first week were focused on the ladies so you... More

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1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Car alarm going off all hours Men constantly trying to sell excursions and junk Room 2401- smelled like old moldy basement Fresh towels smelled like body odor Stains on mattress Brought Clorox wipes, turned makeup colored brown when wiped on bathroom counter Dated TV Musty room Cheap Slow room service Bar guys are fast however most drink on the job... More

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Braintree, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read a few previous reviews, good and bad, but you have to make your own mind, as you will always find someone who will complain about the smallest thing. You're on holiday, relax and chill out. This was a Thomson travel package, and we flew out on the Boeing 787 Dream liner. Great flight plenty of in-flight entertainment.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is useless. Wi-Fi was disconnecting every few hours....food was like a cheap Chinese all you can eat... very old clients... rooms are not what they promise you in the website... regular room still have old TVs and it's called a 5star hotel...the only good thing it was it was clean.

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Newport, Michigan
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Punta Cana from October 31 to November 5 and the weather was the best i have experienced on a vacation.The sun is very hot and even with a high sunblock you will still burn. The Beach- awesome, very well kept up the entire time we were there. The water and the sand is beautiful to look at... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could not fault it. The entertainment was amazing. The food was lovely but repetitive but we were there for 2 weeks so it's expected. The hotel was stunning and the location was even better. The staff were friendly and the entertainment staff in the day were amazing. You don't ever have to be bored here. And if you want to... More

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1 review
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend stayed at the riu bambu for 2 weeks just got back and there was not a bad thing to complain about staff were friendly and very helpful food was good if your not a fussy eater they have a lot of people to cater for so it's not easy pleasing everyone rooms were cleaned everyday with... More

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Additional Information about ClubHotel Riu Bambu

Address: Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — ClubHotel Riu Bambu 3.5*
Number of rooms: 740
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Also Known As:
Riu Bambu Punta Cana
Riu Bambu Dominican Republic

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