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    Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro

    Playa de Arena Gorda | Higüey - Punta Cana, Punta Cana 74100, Dominican Republic
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    • Excellent51%
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    Reviewed May 19, 2014

    The food and watered down drinks dampen the experience. I would actually rate the food 5 out of 10. Most of the time all of the food was wasted. Although I got the feeling they may have "repurposed" the food although I certainly hope not....More

    2  Thank as123456789
    Reviewed May 17, 2014

    We spent the first week in May at Riu Palace Bavaro and we just loved it.Our room was on the first floor and pretty close to the pool. It was perfect. The resort is spotless,staff is always pleasant and friendly,food good and entertainment good as...More

    5  Thank clipper089
    Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

    Riu palace bavaro was amazing I give it 5 stars The staff were very friendly and the food was fantastic lots of variety desserts galore at the buffet.our room was cleaned every day we had our fridge stocked daily.The beach was beautiful the water was...More

    3  Thank Donna s
    Reviewed May 16, 2014

    I'm giving this Riu 5 Stars because they deserve it. The rooms were clean everyday and the staff was very friendly and always willing to help. The restaurants at the resort are pretty decent, although some were better than others (Japanese was the best in...More

    6  Thank Anthony S
    Reviewed May 16, 2014

    Just back from two weeks in Riu Palace Bavaro. Two weeks in a luxury hotel : nice room, good food,friendly and helpfull staf. No problems. I like sailing! Scuba caribe Riu Palace Bavaro do an excellent job: boats in good shape, friendly and helpfull staff....More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • 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
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • $219 - $498 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #23 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #49 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #50 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #52 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #52 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 610
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    • La Altagracia Province >
    • Punta Cana
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    cleo13
    December 2, 2017|
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    Response from monca15 |
    Hello, We had a 2 year old and a 7 year old, and i did not feel that the resort was child friendly at all. :( very limited upgrades, all VIP or adult only, from 4 pools you could only used 1 where the afternoon fun is... More
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    December 1, 2017|
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    That I do not know. We were offered the free upgrade when we arrived. Our thought was that there were probably more families that needed our rooms, so they upgraded us.
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