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ClubHotel Riu Bambu

3.5 of 5 Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Two Hills, Alberta, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2007

We just came back from our stay at the Riu Bambu. We were a group of fourteen, ranging in all ages from kids to adults. We had a great time. The resort grounds are beautiful. The rooms are nice, nothing fancy, but as long as they are clean and the fridge was restocked, what else do you need. The beach... More

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2007

Overall: Great, is worthy of 5 stars or at least 4. Didn't know what to expect but I was speechless for about a hour. Food: Okay but their cuts of meat are completely different than ours. They do have a buffet for any time. But some of the restaurants you have to reserve during the morning.Drinks were excellent and their... More

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Lansing, MI
2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2007

just returned yesterday from a week at this resort. My husband and I were there with my Brother, his wife and their two children (ages 7 and 11). We had a great time, the beach is breathtaking and beautiful. The staff were nice and helpful. The food was typical for an all-inclusive resort. At times it was difficult to find... More

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Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Canada
2 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2007

This is a very late review. My wife and i have been to the Bambu from feb 17th to feb 24th 2006. (My review may have some weird way of saying things, but i am a french canadian and i will try my best so you can understand!!) For those flying from Quebec with Skyservice and Sunquest. Sunquest have been... More

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1 review
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2007

We just returned from a one week stay at the Bambu for our family’s Christmas vacation. We had some significant booking problems via the internet and Riu’s central reservations personnel - to the point that we did not know for sure whether our reservation would be intact when we arrived. In an attempt to make sure things were as we... More

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Liverpool, England
2 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2007

We spent two fantastic weeks at the Riu Bambu and would recommend it to anyone (except extremely miserable fussy people who expect 6 star luxury for 3 star prices!) We booked our holiday in November for the period 11-26th December via Thomson's on-line company 'First Resort'. We paid £590 per person all-inclusive including flights and transfers. It was originally nearly... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2007

My husband and I just returned rom the riu bambu January2007. We ere somewhat dissapointed The food was terrible. They have the same food every day and it sits out all day. By the third day we didnt feel very well. There is a pizza shop on caribean street but it was closed every time we went to it. The... More

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New York
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2007

We just came back from a week of staying at Riu Bambu and the whole family (4 adults and 2 children ages 8 and 5) feels somewhat disappointed. When we booked the trip we felt that 5 stars resort would be good enough to get a decent service. But it seems like the number of stars in this particular case... More

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yorkshire, england
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2007

the hotel staff could not help enough. On first sight of the beach I thought I had died and gone to heaven .It is not the hotel to go to if you are trying to loose weight ,I put 14 pounds on in the two weeks we were there. This is the ideal place to escape to .The pretend streets... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2006

After visiting the Dominican in January 2006 (Sunscape/Bayhibe) I was extremely disappointed with this resort. The hotel is located "on the beach" but because of the size of the resort it is actually a one to two block walk. The winds were strong in December and the sand was continuously piled up on the sidewalks. We had a member of... 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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