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Worksop
Reviewed October 18, 2011

Loved the resort nothing to complain about. It looks and feels the same as the Riu Palace Riveria Maya in Mexico, we stayed there last year. People are still moaning about the musty smell in the rooms. There not musty its the cleaning fluid they use to stop bugs and clean. Also the best way to stop the damp in...

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Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed October 17, 2011

I just came back from this resort and I have to say it was a big disappointment. Prior to leaving I read the reviews about how the rooms had a musty smell and the beds also smelled but I didn't think too much of it but let me say that it was all true! I never smelled anything like it....

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2Thank Bellav6
East Yorkshire, England
Reviewed October 17, 2011

We have just returned fromm 11 nights at the Riu Palace P C, a very relaxing holiday, waether great, food very good, loved the Steak house, Itaian & Brazilian. No problem with booking any of these restaurants. The pools are lovely plenty of beds, no need to get up early and put towels round, we sometimes went down at 10am...

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Missouri
Reviewed October 15, 2011

The Riu Palace was beautiful. The Resort, beaches, food, entertainment, you name it, all was good. What got me was how you would see the same people working in the morning all the way till late at night and still had a smile on tgeir face and treated you like you were important. We can't wait to go back.

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2Thank dontcare1973
canada
Reviewed October 14, 2011

First we were apprehensive after reading some of the reviews, but that was proven wrong very fast. I recommend that you apply for a Riu Class card as this identifies you as a returning customer. Any and all requests were meet, Our room a Jr. suite was situated on the end of the building so we had a view of...

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Gloucester
Reviewed October 13, 2011

After reading the bad reviews of this hotel before we went I was very worried about what to expect. On arrival I was pleasantly surprised couldn't understand where the bad reviews were coming from. The room was clean did not smell musty and air conditioner worked, there is no construction going on next to the Riu Palace PC - the...

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4Thank Babs02
new york
Reviewed October 12, 2011

first of all, i would have given this resort 5 stars, but there were a few minor things that cannot be over looked. let me first start by telling you the few little negatives: the rooms do have a musty smell, and the pillows are damp and have a "wet" smell to them, which bothered us a lot. we had...

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5Thank nadiashaindra
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Reviewed October 6, 2011

I wouldn't hesitate to give this resort 5 stars if it wasn't for their smoking policy, that allows stinky smokers everywhere. My husband and I have been going to Riu Palace Punta Cana since it opened in 2006. We tried to go to a few other Riu Palaces a couple of times, but they just weren't as good, so we...

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6Thank GizelleAnaji
Boulder
Reviewed October 3, 2011

The beach is Beautiful! Soft sand and pretty blue water and lots of palms to sit under that very hot sun. The staff is so friendly and helpful even with my very limited Spanish. The food at the "speciality restaurants" is very good although the night we went to have dinner at the Italian restaurant not good at all. Actually...

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5Thank Michelle B
Kettering
Reviewed October 3, 2011

Just returned from 2 weeks at the Riu Palace Punta Cana , Could not find any fault with the food staff and location, the beach was fantastic, all the staff worked hard in the heat including the cleaning and gardening staff who kept the hotel looking at it's best. Very good selection of food available and presented well, considering the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Spa
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
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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 Palace Bavaro, Riu Naiboa hotels and the ClubHotel Riu Bambu * The Splash Water World will be opened from 1st November 2016 * 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: $186 - $435 (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
#54 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#54 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#55 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#57 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“Just do not go when it's rainy season. Rooms are musty smelling.”
 of 5 bubbles lornaa659, 5 days ago | Read review
“Check before you go if it rains you cannot do anything and you just to stay in your room or in the hall or sit in any restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles paulmina, 1 week ago | Read review
“2nd and 3rd floor 2040-2060”
 of 5 bubbles U8196PKjamesg, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Speak to people who have travelled before before you book as not good. Best advise go to a different country”
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“Rooms with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles yaniredenicep, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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