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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been to over 15 all inclusive so over the past 20 years ( we went on cruises the other years). I've been to many Caribbean islands, Mexico and the D.R. 3 times. I've stayed at Iberostars, Bavaro's, GrandPrincipe and many Riu's. I'm an easy going guy in my 50's who travels with his wife and enjoys: beach, bar, buffet,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I spent 7 nights at the Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana with a group of 14 people. The lobby of the hotel has no A.C. and is hot All the buffet restaurants have no A.C. and are hot. So you eat while you are sweating. It's hot outside, then you go inside to eat and it is hot inside too... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On vacation, tried scuba diving for the first time ever. Never had a panic attack in my life until then when I had multiple attacks. However, our instructor John was amazing and very patient with me and convinced me I could do it. Instructor Benny was also amazing and was by my side the entire time we were under water.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was AMAZING! Never been to a resort quite like it. The staff were very helpful and friendly. We had 24hr room service and non stop alcohol brought right to you even on the beach. What more can a vacationer ask for? I give the rooms two thumbs up for design. The marble bathroom with the bode gave it... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a week of family vacation at the Riu palace Punta Cana, we had a great time there, initially I want to say that we have been to 4 other Rui in the past and this was our first time to this one, like a lot of the other reviews mentioned yes it is a replica... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The resort was as beautiful as it looks in the pictures on-line. The view when we pulled up..!!!! Breathtaking. While it is probably in need of an update, I'd go back there tomorrow! We visited in April, just after the normal spring break. Absolutely beautiful beach!! plenty of chairs,palm trees, drink service and no sand fleas that we've had at... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is my second time to DR (I stayed at a different resort last time), and this time I went to celebrate a friend's birthday. She chose this resort based off the reputation she's heard about other Rui's. We stayed here in April 2016 for 3 nights. The staff at the lobby were friendly and great! The beach and pool... More 

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Bronx, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we just got back from riu palace this was my third time there .here is my goods and bads about the hotel . (goods) the beach was amazing and so was the pool and the swim up bar all the staffs including the manger were very friendly and they do speak english the resort was very safe we had no... More 

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Irvington NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here in July 2016. Lobby is very nice. Now the rooms another story. Long walk to rooms, no scooters no trams, just your legs. Room was very dated. It has a shower that was in the tub but you had to step up 2 ft to get in tub. Room smelled on the musty side. We had no working... More 

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for taking the time to write a comment about your stay. We appreciate the chance to respond. We regret that you did not feel comfortable in your room. Humidity is something very typical of a tropical climate, especially in “Punta Cana” whose surroundings are mainly composed of beautiful mangroves. Our internal system is created to mitigate... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled to Punta Cana 8/4/16 for 6 nights. Upon arrival were were graciously welcomed by front desk staff and served a welcome drink. I was offered an upgrade if I was not happy with room assignment, which I accepted for an extra $150. The 3rd floor room was facing a street and some sort of new constructions. Not a... More 

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for choosing our resort for your vacations and for taking the time to write a comment about your stay. We welcome all constructive criticism, as it helps us to improve going forward. Humidity is something very typical of a tropical climate, especially in “Punta Cana” whose surroundings are mainly composed of beautiful mangroves. Our... More 

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Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located on Arena Gorda Beach in Punta Cana * Inside the Riu Resort, along with the Riu Palace Macao, Riu Taino, Riu Naiboa hotels and the ClubHotel Riu Bambu * 4-story building * Surrounded by 63,000 m2 / 75,000 sq. Yards of lush gardens * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 50 km / 31 miles from Hig??Ey * 30 km / 19 miles from Punta Cana Int???L. Airport ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana

Address: Playa de Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $181 - $574 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana 4*
Number of rooms: 612
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Also Known As:
Riu Palace Punta Cana Hotel Punta Cana
Punta Cana Riu Palace
Riu Palace Hotel Punta Cana
Hotel Style:
#43 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#44 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#48 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#48 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#49 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#51 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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