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Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana

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Syracuse, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

echoing some previous comments, knowing what to expect, slightly musty rooms but 4 +star accomodations and good not great food all the rest was amazing. I go for the nbeach and warm water and it is the best by far. If that is your objecive go here and relax! Very friendly workers there tha twork amazingly long days. While a... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

Some of the nicest people I have ever met were in the DR. Would go her again. The food is buffett style no matter where you eat on the grounds, but it's not all about the food. The atmosphere was great! Love it here!

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1 Thank mfisherday
Naperville, Illinois
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

Traveled 2/8-2/13. I traveled with 20 friends to celebrate my 50 th birthday. The resort is beautiful but the Special event coordinator is the worst I have ever worked with. Maria did not set up any of the promised events. I had to set up my welcome reception, beach party, than request general manager for my party to eat together... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

This was my first RIU experience and I was definitely impressed. I traveled with my boyfriend; both of us are 23 years old and from Toronto. First impression of this place is that it is indeed a palace. The whole resort is very well maintained and extremely clean. People are constantly landscaping the gardens and cleaning all the bathrooms and... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

Traveled to DR 2/23-2/28. I traveled with my girlfriend and two friends. We originally were booked for Riu Bambu, but got an upgrade to Riu Palace. This place is beautiful!! The rooms were nice minus the mildew smell. The food was good but not great. All of the theme restaurants we ate at were very good. Staff was very friendly... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

This was our third Riu experience, so we knew pretty much to expect and this Riu property did not disappoint. The Riu Palace Punta Cana is part of a four resort complex about a half hour from the airport. I'm not sure how old the property is, but it is beautifully maintained both inside and outside. Check-in was easy, with... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

I just returned from a great vacation with my girlfriend. I am 28 years old and live in Manhattan. My aunt is also my travel agent and she booked this hotel when I quoted her my price range. It was our first time in DR and our first time doing an all-inclusive. Overall, we had a great time, but there... More 

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11 Thank Bobby L
Evansville, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

Upon arriving to Riu, we found our reservations had been cancelled. This was not Riu's fault, so I admit that this probably had an impact on my overall opinion, but I did really try to keep an open mind. On the other hand, it took two hours to get the issue resolved (while sitting in the lobby in our jeans... More 

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4 Thank melkin0508
Jersey City, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

This hotel was absolutely gorgeous. Everything is brand new and the rooms are ultra trendy (they have a hot tub in the room!!). The lobby is really nice too, they have an amazing coffee bar, free wifi was a nice touch too. The food was great, especially the Montecristo buffet and the Italian specialty restaurant. I would say to avoid... More 

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3 Thank Anthony C
Weymouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

After reading many of the reviews of the Riu Palace Punta Cana before our trip, I was scared that we had made a very bad choice. Our experience was quite the opposite. My husband and I just returned from 7 nights (2/18-2/25) at the Riu Palace Punta Cana and we had a great time! Beach: My husband and I have... More 

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Amenities

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  • 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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • 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 - $565 (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 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#48 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#49 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#51 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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