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Hotel Riu Palace Macao

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

We were happy with every aspect of our stay and we give it an A. A couple of suggestions for future travelers: Japanese restaurant - skip this one if you don't have time for all four. We wished we had ordered the tempura rather than the snapper dish. We enjoyed the other three equally. Evening shows: the activities board was... More 

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

This trip was my first solo getaway. The hotel's setting and environment provided a relaxing atmosphere in which you could be in around the crowd or just veg. I wondered why there wasn't a hustle from the staff to get guest to join them in whatever was on the agenda, but to my surprise, the majority of the population were... More 

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Sao Paulo
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

The system all inclusive food is disappointing and unfortunately bad and worse: passed, old, reused and waiters with uniform encardidos and greasy guys ... A pity ... it seems so far-fetched. In this case, not done miracles! The beach is beautiful and good. Visit the restaurants a la carte and we see that the dishes are not very beautiful and... More 

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Bromsgrove Worcestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Stayed at this hotel last week in October first week in November. This is our 2nd visit to the Riu Macao, our first being 5 years ago. The update has made the hotel a lot brighter and modern. The rooms are now airy and bright with a walk in shower and his and her sinks. Main restaurant is excellent with... More 

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Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Firstly, looking at some of the older reviews this hotel has clearly massively benefitted from a major refurnishment this year. It is now really very good. We stayed at the end of September 2012 in a standard double room. So to begin with, the rooms themselves are excellent. They're very clean and comfortable. Beds are turned down at night and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Just back from Riu Palace Macao. This was our 2nd visit and was even better than 1st. The Hotel has had a lot of updating of rooms, new pool bar and new poolside restaurant all very good. 1. The rooms are light and airy, bathrooms with his and her sinks and wetroom shower which is great. 2. Main restaurant now... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

In all honesty, I can't tell you if you should or shouldn't stay here. It's a matter of priorities, and what you find most important when on vacation. Some things at this resort are perfect, some poor. You are welcomed with the most enthusiastic staff you have ever met. They are there, as they say, to make your stay perfect... More 

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DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

My stay was great for the most part, but I would have to say when we arrived we weren't greeted as customary at most resorts. I also forgot my keys there and I emailed the hotel to see if they found them. They said they did, but I've yet to receive the keys or even an email back. So, the... More 

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West Bromwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Just returned from 1 week there. Staff very polite and efficient. Good drinks service. Fantastic location and very clean and tidy. Would go back without hesitation. Only critisism is we thought the food in the a la carte restaurants was below expectations, the normal buffet was great though. Also the sparkling wine they served was truly awful. Apart from that... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

I stayed at the RIU Macao for a week 10.15.12 - 10.21.12 I loveeeeeee the hotel. Im EXTREMELY picky normally wont stay anywhere but the Marriott. The food great! The cleanliness great! The friendliness great! The drink silent but deadly. The beach BEAUTFUL! The entertainment good but you can visit other riu's next door for better. We were greeted with... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
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 Taino, Riu Naiboa hotels and the ClubHotel Riu Bambu. 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 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Macao

Address: Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $202 - $766 (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
#23 Casino Hotel in Punta Cana
#30 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#30 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#31 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
#33 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#35 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
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