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San Jose, Costa Rica
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Rooms were not that big, toilet was not working and it was a really long walk between the room and the lobby or pool areas (Room 1405). Beach was really nice. Shows at the hotel and the pool were good and entertaining. 24 hrs food is not a 100% true, after midnight you'll be lucky to get an awful sandwich... More 

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Walton Ontario
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm 41, male, wife and I have been traveling south since our late 20's. We usually go to the Bahia's, this was our first time to a Riu and my first time to Punta Cana. Overall, a beautiful resort. Like most reviews, amazing beach. The resort is part of a group of resorts on the beach. Very busy during the... More 

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2 Thank Dan_Taylor_13
Mount Hope, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Let me start by saying i love the Riu resorts.Bambu i was very disappointed with.Smokers everywhere,when are these resorts going to give us nonsmokers are own areas,half the pools or a whole pool if more than 1,how about half the patios.we also like to eat outside. The other problem we found was the food was very cold at the Mamajuana... More 

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Thank Paul G
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Due to the many negative critics we were rather worried about the hotel. But we had mostly good experiences only. At arrival the check in was quick, and well-organised. We got a spacious room for three of us with king-size beds and nice bathroom, we also had a lovely balcony. The furniture is not really new, but everything was clean... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited this resort in January with 36 other people, including 8 kids. The resort is beautiful and the grounds are very well maintained. If there is garbage lying around, we only have ourselves to blame. Pools are amazing and are constantly being cleaned. I couldn't get over people complaining about the "film" in the pools. When you have thousands of... More 

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1 Thank Jsousafreire
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I can't rate this hotel highly enough. Friendliest staff on earth and spotlessly clean. Added to a stunning location made our holiday just perfect. Our Thomson Rep Judy stepped onto our departure coach to wish us "see you later"..not goodbye. Amazing service. We'll definitely be back.

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nova scotia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Riu Bambu from Jan.29 to Feb. 5, 2016. This resort was beyond what we expected. Arrived to a welcome cocktail and friendly staff. Had to wait a bit as our room was not ready but was not disappointed where we opened the door to our deluxe room. There was plenty of space with a king size bed,separate... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a very nice stay at the Riu. Room was clean and maintained daily. Can't say much about the mini bar other than well stocked with rum. Pools are nice and the swim up bar was a blast meeting people from all over the world. Beach is well equipped with lounge chairs and shade if needed. The watersports included were... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I (early 20s) stayed at this resort last summer and had a wonderful time, we would definitely return to the dominican republic/a riu hotel in the future! Let's keep it simple and talk about the pro's and the bits that could be improved... The pro's included; absolutely outstanding hygiene, rooms were cleaned every day and the grounds... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After spending 4 weeks at this Hotel was hell. (Only because Sharma Sheikh Egypt was cancelled) after 50 years of travelling, this is the worse hotel for service,food disgusting,and if you like babies crying and screaming all day long, well this is the hotel for you, staff can hardly speak English, entertainment zero (but if you are under 8 perhaps... More 

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