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Hotel Riu Palace Macao

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05/16/2017 05/17/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed June 2, 2013

I know it was a long time ago, but my cousin's wedding was here in 2008. It was a very nice hotel with a great staff. I stopped back there two years ago and two months ago to have a look around. The staff was very nice, and even gave us the recipe for one of our favorite drinks!

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Lancashire
Reviewed June 2, 2013

Well I just don’t know where to start?! Me and my friend have had a fantastic 2 weeks holiday and couldn’t recommend this hotel enough to friends and family! We found the staff speaks little English – even though all guests are American/British. This was not a problem for us because my friend spoke Spanish and this was appreciated by...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed June 2, 2013

We are two friends who went on this trip with our college graduating class. Whereas our classmates generally came to be crunk and flash old people, we are of a more refined sort. We even saw Broadway-type dancing show at night. The dancers were skilled but not very thin, which is refreshing after seeing overly thin dancers in the United...

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2Thank Derpina W
Romania
Reviewed June 1, 2013

I stayed for two weeks at RIU Macao starting 1st of May, single with 6 friends, and I was very impressed of the design of the hotel, the perfect staff, and the perfect food. RIU Macao is the only hotel in Punta Cana in which you can actually see the ocean from the lobby. The hotel is small and it...

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7Thank Andrei V
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 1, 2013

This Hotel has a stunning beach and you can walk for miles without being hassled. The Hotel is clean and modern, lovely bedding and towels in our rooms and clean pool towels as often as we wanted them. Always plenty of sunbeds on the beach and around the pool area with plenty of shaded areas if required. The staff were...

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4Thank Kentjag
gloucestershire
Reviewed May 31, 2013

We stayed here for 2 weeks in May and really enjoyed it. There are 5 riu hotels in this complex, this being the only one without children - our reason for choosing it and in fact we hardly saw any at all. We visited the other Riu's but thought that the Naboai was definitely the bottom of the pack. In...

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4Thank travelalot80
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed May 29, 2013

This was our first time staying at a RIU resort. The resort was very nice and the staff were polite and very sociable. The housekeeping staff decorated our bathroom with local flowers and shaped the towels like swans the first night. We even got a bottle of wine for my husband's birthday. There was an alcohol dispenser in the room....

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Flanders, New Jersey
Reviewed May 28, 2013

We looked forward to this six-night getaway (May 18-24) for months and, for the most part, were not disappointed. In fact, some of my expectations were exceeded. The Riu is a first-class resort in Punta Cana – fancy, clean, picturesque, a wonderful and cooperative staff – everything a beach vacationer who enjoys the all-inclusive experience could want. My only reason...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed May 27, 2013

We just returned from a weekend getaway at the RIU. The hotel was absolutely beautiful, and the staff was warm, inviting, and attentive. The rooms were nice, and the bathroom was beautiful. The beds were too firm for our liking though, and the sheets did not seem very clean. The buffet food left much to be desired. After two days...

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manchester
Reviewed May 25, 2013

We stayed at the Riu Palace Macao from 24th April for 10 nights. The Riu resort is fantastic, made up of 5 riu hotels, 3 of which are in the riu palace range. The Macao is the only adults only hotel and this suited us perfectly. The rooms are clean, with a huge bed and very nice bathroom, complete with...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located on Arena Gorda Beach in Punta Cana. * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach. * Within the Riu Resort, along with the Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Palace Bavaro, Riu Naiboa and the ClubHotel Riu Bambu. * The Splash Water World will be opened from 1st November 2016 * 3-storey building. Colonial style architecture. * Surrounded by 30,000 m2 / 36,000 sq. yards of palm groves alongside the beach. 50 km / 31 miles from Higey. 200 m / 660 ft. from Caribbean Street. 30 km / 19 miles from Punta Cana Int'l. Airport. * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex. ... more   less 

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Address: Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $187 - $404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Macao 4*
Number of rooms: 364
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Also Known As:
Riu Palace Macao Hotel Punta Cana
Riu Palace Macao Punta Cana
Riu Palace Punta Cana
Rui Palace Punta Cana
Hotel Style:
#19 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#25 Casino Hotel in Punta Cana
#34 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#34 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
#34 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#35 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#35 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
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“Would recommend a higher floor room for a better view”
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“We had the lowest grade room and it was nice.”
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“Ask for a pool view”
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“Rooms far away from the main lobby for a good sleep 3010 upwards”
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