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Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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27 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first stayed at this hotel about 5 years ago and it was beautiful! It was clean, well maintained, the staff were EXCELLENT, the shows were EXCELLENT, the food was decent, and it was worth coming back to. Well we came back to a dump. This is about my 8th time staying a Riu and Ive stayed at many locations... More 

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San Francisco, California
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The intention of this review is to help others to find a better place to stay that the Riu Palace PC, however, it is particularly directer to Roni (last name?) the main manager of this terrible place, the Riu Palace P.C. First of all, we are travelers. I want to mention that I am very sorry for the ones who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just in one word: AMAZING! Room: very clean and including minibar with liquerdispenser. Also twice a day new towels. Beach: awosome! Also the food and the drinks were okay. Kindly employees and this Riu Hotel is located in a resort with 4 other Riu Hotels which you can also visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

End of May 2015 my boyfriend and i stayed at Riu Palace Punta Cana for 1 week. The first room we got smelt very bad and we called the front desk asking for a new one. the second one we got was way better and we were please no problems there. the food was delish but watch out because around... More 

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Suffern, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was nice, overcrouded some restaurant good some I wouldn't go back. Personals are friendly and helpful, The room are nice, when I was there too many children so the next time I would go to adults only,

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Stokesley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A superb holiday. The food was excellent, varied and was replenished regularly at the buffet. The restaurants for which you could book were first class and there were no problems booking them for either sitting at 1830 or 2100 hours. The rooms were very large and good quality, with optics and fridge in each room. Staff were excellent and could... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the room, to the Staff, to the buffet my group of friends and I totally agree that we Loved this place! It was clean and the people were friendly. If we didn't have anything planned some days, we didn't mind sitting out at the pool. It was just as entertaining. We also felt safe, which was a relief! The... More 

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Rogers, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have thought long and hard about this review, we traveled to RIU Palace Punta Cana last week (August 8-15). Our transfer went smoothly along with check in. Within 10 minutes of arrival we were up in our room ready to enjoy Punta Cana. We arrived mid to late after noon but before dinner so we headed to the snack... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here many times and always enjoy it. While there isn't a lot to do outside the resort with small children, there's plenty to do in the resort. Very friendly staff. Beautiful beaches. Nice rooms and any problems are quickly fixed. Food is also good with different restaurants you can visit but the main dinning room is usually... More 

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mother and I visited this resort at the end of July. We had a wonderful vacation and the resort was beautiful. We had previously stayed at Riu Palace Peninsula in Cancun so that was our point of comparison. Food: We decided that the food at this resort was way better than that at the Cancun resort. There were many... More 

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