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ClubHotel Riu Bambu

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We travel a lot and see a lot never expect this in my life. I feel very embarrassed on front of my kids and my wife very disorganized working stuff. I request for family room for 5 people they give me 300 square feet room and 3 beads in one room I was freaked out the furniture very very old... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Riu Bambu has probably most spectacular beach from Punta Cana. RBambu is a very nice hotel with a abundant offers on All Inclusive (drinks and food). Even same water sports are included in a AI system. So you don't have to spend any money since you book in because Everything is Paid allready. Regarding hotel nothing to say is one... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We returned from the Riu Bambu 2 days ago having had a lovely 2 weeks there. Before we went I read a lot of reviews and was dreading the 2 weeks as I expected ‘hell by the sea’. As it happens we were very happily surprised. Although this is lengthy I will try and be objective. Check in; we were... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Please do not book with this resort! All the negative reviews are completely true. We've stayed in a number of 4* and 5* resorts with Riu and Thomson and this does not measure up. The only decent thing about the resort is the beach - upon which some fellow guests teenage children were offered drugs twice! We booked 2 weeks... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I came to the Dominican Republic in June with my friend, both first trip to the Caribbean. Beach is beautiful and made the holiday worthwhile. Hotel was pleasant although food not good and we spent a lot of our holiday with bad stomach as did a lot of the other British guests we spoke to. Night club is a no... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I went on a 6 day all inclusive vacation to Riu Bambu this past week. We were very excited about this trip since we don't get to get away very often. Overall we are giving this facility a 3 out of 5 for a few reasons. First biggest complaint we had was the food and beverage selections.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The positive reviews on this page have to be fake. My wife and I stayed at the Riu Bambu from the 16th to the 23rd of August 2014. The initial experience was positive, until we got to our room. The initial impression of the room was that the staff doesn't do a very good job of cleaning, the bathrooms are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Okay we just got back home from our 11 days vacation at this beautiful place :) we loved everything about this resort. Let start with us coming there we were treated very well with welcoming drinks . The guy that worked at front desk did us a favorite by upgrading us to better room . He spoke English pretty good... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not usually the one to write reviews but felt compelled to after reading having a wonderful time at the resort. Came to resort with large group of friends. We stayed from Aug. 14-21st, 2014. Initially, very apprehensive about the resort based on reviews, and was pleasantly surprised by overall experience. We stayed in a Deluxe room. Great air conditioning. No... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Does anyone know how to get in touch with the representative of Travel plan? My bank account was debited several times for an entertainment package and I was told it was credited back, but alas it was not. Unfortunately not paid by credit card but debit card. A phone number or email address will do. I have contacted the hotel.... More

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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*
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Riu Bambu Punta Cana
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* Located in Punta Cana * Situated on Arena Gorda Beach * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * Within the Riu Resort, along with the Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Palace Macao, Riu Taino and Riu Naiboa hotels * Main building and 1-story bungalow complex * Surrounded by 46,000 m2 / 50,300 sq. yards of palm groves, adjacent to the beach * 50 km / 31 miles from Higley * 600 m / 1,980 ft. from Caribbean Street * 30 km / 19 miles from Punta Cana Int€™l. Airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners ... more   less 
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