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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We recently completed an 8 day / 7 night stay at the Riu Bambu, Punta Cana, DR. The hotel overall is beautiful. The rooms are located in smaller buildings that look almost new. The grounds are very well kept. Our room was clean and fresh. There were a few small insects of some type crawling around on the tile floor,... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We went on holiday here in November for my birthday and had an absolutely amazing time. It was booked through Thomson for a week ( we both wished it was for longer though). The staff were brilliant, very polite and remembered us throughout the week. The gardens were immaculate and rooms were cleaned well every day. Restaurants and food were... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Bambu with our 2 year old and our 1 year old in May 2012. Our expectations were quite high as we have stayed at several RIU hotels in the Dominican Republic and have always been pleased. I have broken down the main points for clarity on each. Rooms - good standard in general... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We were assured by our agent this was a 5 star hotel, never the less once there we were very, very disappointed. 1)Bed comforters were dirty 2)Room towels did not smell good , and even worst beach towels that seemed to be they only dry them for next day to be used again. 3)according to my agent, room bar was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

We stayed at the Riu bambu from July 26 - aug 2. At first it took some time to adjust because the lobby was cluttered with people needing help and staff didn't welcome us like one would expect at a five star resort. Rooms were nice and clean but old fashioned. The sheets were gross because they were stained with... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

i stayed at this resort from 07/26 to 07/30 and I actually lost weight! This is not a 5 star resort by any means. Our first night we found a cocroach climbing up the wall and asked to be moved. They actually tried killing it with Pledge. The food was not anything like what Americans would eat. For Breakfast they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

We came here on July 12th 2012 for 2 weeks. Before coming for months since i booked the holiday i constantly checked on here for reviews and before going i was so apprehensive from reading all the things i had. I even tried calling first choice to see if i could change but they told me to ignore them and... More 

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Harrisburg, Missouri, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

I should have taken heed to the reviews for this specific resort, It was an absolute bust!! I too have lost faith in Apples rating review, as this was definitely not a 5 star resort. Nothing about it was even close to 5 star. We arrived on 7/26/12 in the early afternoon, and stayed unti 7/29/12. Upon check in, we... More 

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Norris City, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Let me start by saying we read many negative reviews before going to this particular resort and were a bit apprehensive. But I can most assuredly tell you that there is nothing to be worried about. Is it the fanciest resort out there? No. However it is a very good resort in a third world country. Rooms might be a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

While I got a REALLY good last-minute deal to this hotel, and am overall happy that i managed to get away with mt 2 kids to a wonderful beach, and nobody got sick, etc - i only had just one huge disappointment. The first night in the room, I couldnt fall asleep for a while, so I turned the light... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
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: $142 - $452 (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:
#55 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#56 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#58 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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