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    Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro

    Playa de Arena Gorda | Higüey - Punta Cana, Punta Cana 74100, Dominican Republic
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    9/4/2017 9/5/2017
    Traveler (4728)
    Pool & Beach (983)
    Room & Suite (786)
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good30%
    • Average11%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible4%
    Travelers talk about
    “vip area” (138 reviews)
    “monte cristo” (45 reviews)
    “la bambola” (25 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Room Service
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness center
    Business Center
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Sep 4Sep 5
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 2,100 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    My gf and I went wanted to get our tan on and relax. We decided to stay at the Riu Bavaro All-inclusive. It was inexpensive through Southwest. We had a direct flight which only took about 3.5 hours from BWI. I would take the trip...More

    Thank Mon L
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Really liked the resort and staff were always so helpful on all requests! If you don't have children then book a VIP room. You'll need it. The main pool is dirty and we all ended up with hand and foot and mouth disease! The swim...More

    Thank stephenshinn
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    My wife and I along with my three teenagers just returned from a week at Riu Bavaro. The hotel and the grounds were beautiful, as was the beach. We were able to "upgrade" both rooms for an extra 400 dollars cash. I think the only...More

    1  Thank Leon M
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Unfortunately, I felt like I wasted my hard earned money coming here. It was not at all what I was expecting, although I did look at hundreds of photographs and read countless reviews. The reviews weren't all that good, but being in the service industry...More

    Thank cdbuterfly
    Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Palace BavaroResponded yesterday

    Dear guest, Many thanks for sharing your experience with us. We appreciate your positive words regarding the beauty of our beach. On the other hand, we would like to clarify that bed and room requests are always subject to availability. However, we are pleased to...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We have stayed in many hotels around the world and in several "all inclusive" locations - this resort surpasses most. The rooms are ideal. Large, airy and very clean - remember to tip your maid each day or two and you will get regular refills...More

    2  Thank markgeldart
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    15,677 reviews
    #4 of 26 hotels in Bavaro
    Hotel Riu Palace Macao
    3,935 reviews
    #44 of 112 hotels in Punta Cana
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Price range
    • $203 - $450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • #23 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #33 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #49 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #50 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #51 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #52 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 610
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    • Location
    • Caribbean >
    • Dominican Republic >
    • La Altagracia Province >
    • Punta Cana
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    Traveler (4728)
    Pool & Beach (983)
    Room & Suite (786)
    Dining (466)
    Hotel & Grounds (2591)
    Bathroom (89)
    Family and Play Areas (59)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (6)
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    1.22 miles away
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    .20 miles away
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    .37 miles away
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    Questions & Answers
    August 18, 2017|
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    Response from Koreen B | Reviewed this property |
    We recieved a free upgrade. we tipped him 50.00 so I would let them know you will take care of them if you upgrade
    August 17, 2017|
    Response from daniellexxdx |
    There are some loungers which are in the shade some of the day but not all of the loungers are all of the time😁
    Room Tips
    "VIP villas if you have no kids"
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    "VIP rooms put you closer to the beach. No elevators, so we like the first floor."
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    "Some of the VIP rooms are very close to the main pool area which can get very noisy!"
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    "In Punta Cana, July and August the sun will do a number to you if you are not careful stay in the shade and..."
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