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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Typical Riu Resort - so you know what you're getting. Rated a 5 star but more like a 4.5. Good food but not great. A la carts are decent. Clean and comfortable rooms. It's a smaller resort (which I prefer) as everything (beach, restaurants/buffet) are less than a 5 minute walk from your room. Nightly entertainment is typical all inclusive... More 

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West Buxton, Maine
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visiting this resort in Jan 2017. Hoping for second floor room as close to pool and beach as possible without being too noisy in the evening's. Planning a catamaran o saona island. Overall just looking for good food,drinks and relaxation

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2 Thank munroetoyou
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well where do I start ! ALWAYS take $$$$$$ I found this out the hard way . We took only Dominican peso well the airport tax is $10 usd each to enter and they will not accept Dominican peso ! What a joke I had to queue to get out then go to bureau de change to get $20 just... More 

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Bambu, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a detailed comment about your stay. We regret that you could not enjoy your stay as much as you did in our other hotel. First of all we would like to remark that, for RIU, hygiene and quality control are taken seriously; we follow strict procedures while handling... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Firstly i dont understand all the negative reviews! THIS HOLIDAY WAS AMAZING! -Thee only thing i agree with is that some of the staff are rude& especially if you dont tip!! ..You can be stood at any bar for awhile before getting served. The Hotel itself is lovely & the beach is beautiful -no rocks at all!! Rooms are cleaned... More 

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a comprehensive review of our holiday at Riu Bambu which was as part of our daughter’s wedding. HOTEL. The hotel is one of five on what is described locally as “The RIU Estate”. The entrance to the estate has a security check-point. When we visited there was a lot of building work going on throughout the estate (adding... More 

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Strongsville, Ohio
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were here about this time last year and unfortunately were expecting rain. First trip in some 30 years so long overdue. Still have enjoyed the beach and resort. Staff is friendly and food is more than adequate. Variety of foods to choose from at every meal and plenty of shopping within a ten to 15 minute walk. Lots of... More 

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Rhyl, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We arrived 7th November We had a good 2week stay The weather wasn't so kind to us We had a lot of rain! But when the sun was out it was brilliant. We found the reception staff helpful as we are useless a setting up our wifi The restaurants were ok plenty to choose from we didn't really eat in... More 

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Bambu, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for choosing to visit our hotel for your birthday celebration and for taking the time to write a comment about your stay. First of all we would like to apologise that you did not feel adequately attended by our animation team. We would like to clarify that it is very important to us that... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband our 19 month old daughter and my self stayed here for a week commencing November 10th. We were nervous about this holiday after reading negative reviews. Check in was speedy we were given a refreshing drink then shown to our room, our cases were brought to us 5 minutes after. Our room was very clean and very spacious.... More 

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Selston, Nottinghamshire.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at Bambu for 2 weeks 9th November.. On arrival we were both pleased with the hotel, room was 5002 so abit back and out the way but we didn't mind! However the next morning, we discovered that we was in front of the building work on the hotel next door so at 7am (everyday the first week, think we... More 

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Bambu, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for choosing our resort for your vacation and for taking the time to write a comment about your stay. For us every comment is helpful in improving the hotel’s services and for ongoing and future staff training. As part of our service, the security of our guests is our main priority and we make... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is beautiful but that's about it. Service is sub standard. We went to the front desk on a couple of occasions to ask a few questions and the young lady acted as if it was an imposition to assist us. I was also totally ignored by one of the bartenders and had to go to another bar to... More 

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Bambu, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and for expressing your concerns. We were surprised to read your comments about the service. At RIU we take pride in our customer service as this is one of the key values of our company and staff is constantly trained to maintain optimal standards. We will send... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
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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 

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: $159 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
Hotel Style:
#61 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#62 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#64 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“All Rooms Are Lovely”
 of 5 bubbles jemmat2014, 4 days ago | Read review
“don't pick room 108”
 of 5 bubbles bigdave11, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“It's fairly small and it's right on the beach”
 of 5 bubbles Trotsky999, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“I would not recommend this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Raisa1828, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Buy your toiletries- including suncream- at the airport, as products at resorts shop can be quite pricey+not a lot of luggage allowance.”
  • another design made kindly by the maids
  • just one of the designs that the maid did every day.
  • i believe this is a family room- although i may be wrong. Basic view of the room :)
  • another design
 of 5 bubbles 714georgian, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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