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ClubHotel Riu Bambu

3.5 of 5 Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Had bad start as our room was still being cleaned on arrival even though we were 3hrs delayed not so good when you have been travelling for hours.After that had no complaints but was unable to try the other restaurants always booked up.Clean resort rooms cleaned everyday also saw beach being swept lovely holiday.If you like tea take your own... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stayed here the week of Jan. 3rd to 10th. and had a very nice time. However, it is not a five star hotel. I would give it a three and a half. We upgraded our room to a deluxe and we were very happy with it. Very clean and modern. The food was also very good... More 

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Ashley, Pennsylvania
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152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As always I'll try to hit the big issues and for anything I might forget or feel is not as important as you think it might be, I invite you to message me and ask. Especially if you have any specific questions or want me to elaborate. Check in was done in under 5 minutes. No golf carts on this... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Check in was fast and friendly not overly welcoming but no long line ups rooms: we were by the pools and beach which was nice however the beds where as hard as rock felt like a blanket over a box spring, pillows flat as pancakes and NO coffee maker and old TV . bathroom:Clean good size but bring your own... More 

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Virden, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just got back from Riu Bambu, Punta Cana & it was a fabulous vacation. Our family really enjoyed this resort - we will definitely be returning to this hotel. The food was amazing (both buffet & a la carte). The drinks were delicious & the staff were very friendly & polite. The pools were very nice & the beach... More 

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Lakewood, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Check in was easy and front desk staff where very friendly. Room was a good size, the beds are hard and older, the pillows very flat, the furniture was older as was the TV, but it had several English channels to watch if you wanted, Also had a good mini bar and liquor dispenser. The bathroom was in OK shape... More 

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

We stayed here for a week in January 2015. We stayed in an upgraded deluxe room. If you're looking for a holiday where you can relax on the beach or by the pool with perfect weather (sunny all day and stayed warm at night), clean room, clean hotel and good food with lots of choice then this is for you.... More 

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Chandigarh, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Me and my husband booked to stay in this hotel from Jan. 15, 2015. There is not doubt about the front staff being friendly but rooms were not good at all. Very disappointed while checking in they couldn't able to find our reservation. They end up giving us standard room with dirty blankets. Food & Beach was good. Evening shows... More 

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New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We usually went to RIU Taino, which was rebuilt, upgraded and became too expensive for us (the name is RIU Palace Bavaro now) This time we went to RIU Bumbu, which is a little less expensive, but the difference is quite evident. Just shortly: the stuff is nice mostly, but not entirely; the food is so-so but not entirely fresh... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clean room. I was in a deluxe room, comes with unlimited wifi and has been recently updated. King bed, they gave us 4 towels each day. Great food! As with most resorts the walls are paper then with times floors so you can hear everything from the halls and neighbouring rooms. Didn't bother me though.

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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
Hotel Style:
#49 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#58 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#62 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana

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