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Hotel Riu Palace Macao

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05/15/2017 05/16/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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mississauga
Reviewed January 24, 2013

went to this resort in 2012 and had a very relaxing vacation. This is a great place to unwind and have some romance, the food was fantastic, my only complaint is the drinks were not up to par for this resort, they actually sucked and I am not a big drinker but I like to have a good drink, they...

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Prenton
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Just spent 2 weeks over Christmas/New Year at the Riu Palace Macao In the Dominican Republic,The hotel has recently been refurbished and what a lovely job they have done,The furnishings are fantastic! they also made it into an adults only hotel which is even better as much as i love children it was so peaceful not having any around the...

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16Thank Ann S
st louis missouri
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Just returned from my first trip to Punta Cana. Have been to both coasts of Mexico a dozen or more times , Bahamas, Jamaica, almost always at all-inclusives. Have found the Riu properties to be consistently above average for the price. This property is no exception. Newly renovated, spotlessly clean and well managed. Some return guests did complain that the...

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8Thank garylubbes
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed January 22, 2013

A little late on this review, traveled with a friend Nov.3-11, 2012. Now, Resort is beautiful, very clean, not as nice as the Next door resorts like Palace Punta Cana or the new Palace Bavaro, but the peace of mind of an adults only resort was priceless. We were there the first week that it became 18+. In the past,...

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1Thank lastminute79
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed January 21, 2013

Beautiful property. I definitely recommend it. A few reasons I chose this resort was because it became 'over 18 only' as of Nov 01/12. So no kids. Also it was just renovated recently. Definitely a 5*. We were greeted with a very friendly front desk crew. They were very quick to assign us our rooms and offer us our choice...

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20Thank Sandi f
Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed January 21, 2013

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at the Rui Macao. The newly remodelled adults only resort was amazing and exceeded our expectations. I echo all of the other comments that the service was top notch. Everyone was friendly and accommodating and went above and beyond. We were a little skeptical about all-inclusive food, but the food was quite...

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10Thank meow55
Floyds Knobs, Indiana
Reviewed January 20, 2013

My group of friends stayed here from Jan12 thru Jan 19th 2013. (19 ladies) The staff was very friendly and accommodating to all our needs, everyone from the cleaning personnel to the manager (Dasha, not sure of spelling) which was visible every day and all day. I have no complaints that are major, the only thing that seemed the same...

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6Thank garbo286
Toronto
Reviewed January 18, 2013

The Macao has been brightened up. All the dark wood now painted white. The rooms have new bathrooms but the same entry door that requires a key. The common areas are freshened and have new tables and chairs. An added bonus is the cappuccino bar on the terrace. A pool bar with a swim up side has added. Around the...

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2Thank DreamerToronto
Reviewed January 16, 2013

My husband and I spent two months deciding where to vacation over the holiday. We had been to Mexico during this time in the past, but the weather was always iffy and if we stayed at an 'adults only' resort the pools weren't heated and the ocean was always cold. We had heard great things about the DR and decided...

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22Thank ALPollack
Bristol, Connecticut
Reviewed January 16, 2013

We spent a New Year week at the Riu Palace Macao and had a wonderful time. Service was great– the cleaning personnel, the waiting staff, the entertainment – all of them were very professional, punctual, there when you need them. The food was absolutely superb, in our opinion. I know, we all have different tastes, but I have never vacationed...

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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 

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: $188 - $405 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
#34 Top resorts 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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“Two story rooms closer to beach and near pool; never any noise. easy walk-up.”
Debra-NewJersey2004, 2 days ago | Read review
“Sea view room definitely makes your stay special.”
welsey1, 2 days ago | Read review
“Check the functionality and presence of the locks on the doors used to enter your room.”
Smit-tee, 2 days ago | Read review
“Get an ocean view room and sleep to the sound of the waves crashing on the shore.”
katefetter94, 3 days ago | Read review
“Ask for a room above the front desk. This is the alternate Ocean View room, if they don;t put you at the end of the resort”
thetravelguy55, 3 days ago | Read review
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