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    Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana

    Playa de Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
    +1 855-463-9482
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    • Excellent43%
    • Very good29%
    • Average15%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible6%
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Our stay at the RIU Palace Resort in Punta Cana last year was very enjoyable. We had a lovely room on the third floor that looked out to the huge center courtyard. You have many restaurants to choose from with different specialties: Yokohama Japanese restaurant,...More

    1  Thank AConferenceAttendee
    Hotel's Favorite
    Reviewed November 22, 2017

    Just back from a wonderful two weeks in this hotel. After reading previous reviews I was nervous about our choice but it turned out to be a marvellous two weeks. The hotel and grounds are kept beautifully as are the restaurants. The reception area in...More

    4  Thank Pamela O
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We really enjoyed the Punta Cana Riu Palace. This is our first trip to the Dominican and loved the beautiful beaches and smooth whiter sand. We have traveled 10 years to the Puerto Vallarta and enjoyed the Riu Palace Pacifico, but decided to make a...More

    3  Thank terripv422
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I found these TripAdvisor reviews helpful, so I'm leaving my own. My family of 6 just returned from a week stay (12/29-1/4). Our kids are 18, 16, 14 and 12 years old. The property itself was beautiful - crews constantly cleaning the grounds and pool...More

    12  Thank mkgeismann
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Spent a nice week despite daily rain showers from Dec. 25 to Jan 1. Flew in with Sunwing on a disaster flight: Sunwing had 30 multiple occupancy seats, i.e. passengers having paid for specific seats did not get them as they were already occupied by...More

    2  Thank Colombob B
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    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • $239 - $443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #43 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #59 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #62 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #66 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #66 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 612
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    • Location
    • Caribbean >
    • Dominican Republic >
    • La Altagracia Province >
    • Punta Cana
    • Also Known As
    • Riu Palace Punta Cana Hotel Punta Cana ,
    • Punta Cana Riu Palace ,
    • Riu Palace Hotel Punta Cana
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    tklimac
    January 15, 2018|
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    Response from Elisaden S | Reviewed this property |
    You can walk in ..there are Ala carte restaurants that have a limited space .. so I suggest come in there early .. Dinner usually starts at 6 pm. I never had to reserve any of our Specialty Restaurant.
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    Jessica B
    January 10, 2018|
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    Response from TravelingGuys2010 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes--there is a very small room service menu. There is a turkey sandwich and nachos along with a couple of desserts.
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    Martinej
    January 9, 2018|
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    Response from Martinej | Reviewed this property |
    Our agent have told us to contact insurance??! The complaint was to do with the damp and mould which is being covered by bleach, hygiene in restaurants and the fact all staff and reps seem to be on one big cover up together !
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    "Some of the rooms face the internal courtyard. Those are our preference as we tend to start and end our day..."
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