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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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Ranked #67 of 101 hotels in Punta Cana
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Chelle W Knowle, Solihull, United Kingdom
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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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Knowle, Solihull, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here in 2007. A bit of a long time ago to review it, but it was amazing, in fact... THE most amazing hotel I had stayed in. It was my first experience of all inclusive, so I think I was spoilt. They had EVERYTHING and you could come and go as you pleased, none of this 9-11:30 and... More

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Sandusky, Ohio
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just got back from a great week at Riu Bambu.Great beach,best on that strip of resorts.Great staff,great food,all around great time.The only bad thing(not really bad)the pools shut down at 6:30pm.I would(should say I will) go back again!

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Saint John
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just returned from a great week at the Riu Bambu. The hotel was clean and comfortable. Yes, the rooms were a bit dated and the linens should br replaced. The staff work very hard and the maids did a great job cleaning our room. Really loved the beach, with all of the palm trees it was easy to get... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at the riu bambu for two weeks (25th March - 8th April) for my mum's wedding, and I have to say that it was absolutely fantastic. For such a large resort, there was a great level of service from the staff there, all keen to help, and couldn't do enough for you. You would even get friendly 'hola's'... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I can totally recommend this all-inclusive hotel to other family's that are looking for all-inclusive stays with their family. Honestly I did not expect too much about this vacation, well I must say I just kept my expectations low. So it was not hard to exceed them. But I must say, we had a very good vacation and we are... More

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Fond du Lac, WI
19 reviews 19 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I enjoyed the resort with a nice pool area and beach. The pool bar had a nice selection of drinks and you didn't have to wait very long. The room we had was open concept with only the toilet enclose which we would not have chosen but we made due. It is a large resort and our room was almost... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The rooms are a bit small but clean. The mattresses were very hard. We stayed in the 3000 building. A bit of a hike to the pool and beach area. The grounds are well kept and the beach is great! The staff were friendly enough. If we would have stretched our budget a bit, I definitely would have upgraded. But... More

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The water isn't safe to drink, and neither is the food. But don't worry it's hard to eat food that tastes so horrible. I lost weight during this trip not just from the terrible food but from the diarrhea it gave me and all eight of us on the trip. If I died and was reincarnated into an infectious disease... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a 14 day holiday at the Rui Bambu. As a party of 8 we booked this holiday 30 weeks prior to departutre paying over 3k per couple. The holiday was booked through Thomson and is advertised in the brochure as 4 star + Having stayed in many hotels in many countries we didnt believe this... More

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Green Bay, WI
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Riu Bambu has me feeling stuck between "little things can make a big difference" and "don't sweat the small stuff". A few of the little things that added up are listed below, each one on their own would not be worth complaining about, but added together it can make a difference for your well deserved vacation. Hopefully knowing these... More

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  • Steak house(18)
  • Pool bar(15)
  • Very nice(12)
  • Very good(12)
  • Entertainment staff(11)
  • Palm trees(10)
  • Rooms are clean(9)
  • Great time(7)
  • White sand(7)
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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
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#56 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#56 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#57 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
#57 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#67 Business Hotel in Punta Cana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — ClubHotel Riu Bambu 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
* 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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Also Known As:
Riu Bambu
Riu Bambu Punta Cana
Riu Bambu Dominican Republic

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