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    Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana

    Playa de Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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    • Excellent43%
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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We spent lovely 2 weeks in Riu Palace Punta Cana during this summer. Hotel is a part of Riu complex (around 5 hotels located next to each other) and is definitely the best one among them. It has splendid rooms with air condition, great view...More

    2  Thank kwasnyk74
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    My family and I just returned form our stay at this resort. After we booked the resort then looked at the reviews on trip advisor we were a bit nervous and almost changed our hotel. We decided to stick with it! When the bus brings...More

    7  Thank Marisa B
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Gross does not explain this hotel. Room smelled and walls had mold. Ceiling fan covered in mildew rust and mold. Harvest gold bedspread from 1950. Bathtub was dirty and scratched. All wood work in room was destroyed. Room was filthy, just a total run down...More

    2  Thank Srantonian
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    I stood at the Riu for my 30th birthday. We were a small group of six in three rooms. They did a great job of giving us rooms adjacent to each other. The front office sent up a bottle of champagne for my birthday which...More

    3  Thank MissJToro
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Having a read a few reviews prior to our stay at this hotel, to say we were a bit worried was an understatement as my wife has a slight disability Upon arrival you are taken aback by the sheer opulence of the hotel, old colonial...More

    2  Thank rob h
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    Amenities
    • 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
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • $173 - $433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #43 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #44 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #58 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #61 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #61 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
    • #64 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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    • 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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    August 8, 2017|
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    Response from ivancicacoka | Reviewed this property |
    Around 30 min taxi drive.
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    August 7, 2017|
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    Pretty sure it is. My wedding has been cancelled at this resort for summer 2018 and just found this out yesterday.
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    "All the rooms had balconies and great views, resort is shaped like a U so the ends had better views."
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    "Go to Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay Negril"
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    "Ask for rooms with a view of the main court, water fountains."
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    "Ask for a room with view to the pool or ocean view. Garden views are not worth it."
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