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Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana

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Playa de Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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sheffield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2009

Well I don't know where to start, had the most fantastic time for the whole 2 weeks of our holiday at this beautiful hotel.I treveled with my husband and both of my parents, who also state as myself, the best holiday we have ever ever had.I cannot for the life of me think why this hotel and the people who... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2009

Picked up from airport by taxi, arrived at hotel. Reception was short and sweet and given key to room, The room was fine but didn't like the view(couldn't see the sea). We upgraded to a sea and pool view room which was excellent, Had a bit of a musty smell, but get that anyway with the aircon on full blast... More 

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Belgium
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17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2009

Just back from a wonderful 2 week holiday in Punta Cana. My husband and I had read many negative hotel reviews about the Riu Palace prior to departure and we left with mixed feelings but with an open mind. I have never before been motivated to write a hotel review but we have had such a lovely holiday in the... More 

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7 Thank holidayfanBelgium
Maryland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2009

Just got back from a 4 day stay. The resort is beautiful and was very impressed upon check in until the door to the room was opened. The smell literally took your breath away. The odor was very strong and you really couldn't pinpoint where it was coming from. Tried airing the room out by opening the sliding glass door,... More 

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2 Thank MDonthego
Mississauga
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2009

Fifth staying at a Riu resort. Very deceive of this 5 1/2 stars hotel. Limited choice of food compare to previous years. Very poor room service (had to request towels on a daily basis) room not properly cleaned. No air conditioning in the restaurants à la carte. Cheap wine and beer. At least 40 food items were removed from the... More 

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3 Thank Olivine
Mentor, Ohio
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2009

ABSOLUTELY Wonderful. The hotel was wonderful. Pictures online don't lie. We walked on the beach forever. We booked the trip through apple vacations so everything was covered. When you arrive in the D.R. you are greeted by women who will take your picture, (you can get these pics when you leave) You then have to pay $10 per person for... More 

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3 Thank egiblock
New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2009

The first time I went in October 2008 was for a friends wedding and I thought this was the most amazing place ever. I just had to go back. I admit I was a bit skeptical at first after reading all the reviews online, but then I got there and was like what the heck are these people complaining about.... More 

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4 Thank eboogie7
Krakow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2009

Riu Palace Punta Cana provided us with 12 days of fun :))) People working for the hotel was always nice and bubbly and made us feel very welcome at anytime. The nite show with Michael Jackson was the best show ever seen in my life and also The Ideal Couple contest gave us a lot of laugh (the russian couple... More 

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mississauga, ontario
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2009

It has taken me over two months to write this review because I really dont like giving a hotel a bad review. We have stayed in Punta Cana over 10 times at different hotels and we have never really had any problems. I will start with the arrival. When we arrived it was quite late and the check really wasnt... More 

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4 Thank arthur79
ontario
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2009

Hello anyone who is reading this. I stayed here with my boyfreind on February 26-Mar.5/09 . Before I picked this hotel I thought it was awesome and my dentist said it was great-and it is beautiful looking dont get me wrong. Well theses reviews are def. true -rooms stink,they do have cockroaches-we had 3-1 in the shower and 2 on... More 

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