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Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana

05/25/2017 05/26/2017
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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...

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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...

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2Thank dige1978
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed February 26, 2012

The location of this new, clean resort is paradise. Maybe we're biased because we left PA in February to visit a tropical all-inclusive (yes, be very jealous), but it was our paradise for a week. The lobby cafe and lounge serve very good drinks, but the in pool bar was a great place to meet other friendly people and indulge...

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Gretna, Nebraska
Reviewed February 26, 2012

We just got back and I would have to say after reading the reviews there was definately a mix on this place. We must of been one of the ones to receive the worst room possible. They gave us the same offer of staying at another resort and getting a free 7 day pass some other time at another Riu...

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canton
Reviewed February 23, 2012

Have been many times to Punta Cana, first time to this hotel. The whole airport experience is a nightmare. Having to wait in a very disorganized mess of people to pay the $10 pp "tourist" fee is ridiculous. Planes are flying in from all over the world and this airport cannot handle the volume. That being said, the RIU PALACE...

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ladydiana
Reviewed February 21, 2012

We stayed at this resort 2/05/12 to 2/10/12. The beach was amazing. The drinks were made to order individually. The lobby bar in the evening was the best!! The breakfast and dinner buffets were amazing. Lunch was okay. We have stayed at quite a few all-inclusives, Breezes, Iberostars, Barcelo. This was our first time at Riu. We were pleasantly surprised.

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Lancaster, PA
Reviewed February 19, 2012

My wife and I stayed here for a week from Feb 12 through Feb 19th. This trip was a complimentary trip from RIU since last year when we stayed at the RIU Palace in Aruba, they had overbooked the hotel for the first two nights and we were forced to find other lodging. We accepted the offer for a complimentary...

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26Thank YoungBuckTravel
Neoga, Illinois
Reviewed February 19, 2012

Just got back from a wonderful trip to the RIU Palace. We traveled February 11 - 18. Everything was wonderful, Service, Cleaniness, Food, Staff. When we arrived at the hotel the manager gave a speech regarding the resort. He indicated that they were a 5 star resort and if we had any issues or concerns about it not being a...

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7Thank ratskiNeoga_Illinois
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed February 19, 2012

We visited the resort for our Christmas vacation. The good: Very relaxing, laid back, right on the beach, people are nice, excellent service, very nice gourmet restaurants, very good drink menu, people were waiting to take your orders (they notice, your glass is empty, they ask you, if you need anything), definitely personable people The bad: Buffet food was the...

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4Thank sunnyjames80
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Reviewed February 19, 2012

We just returned yesterday (2/18/2012) from Punta Cana and our stay at the Riu Palace. This was our first time in the Dominican Republic and were so impressed with the helpful, smiling faces throughout our stay. The Riu Palace is beautiful--the grounds are lovely, the lobby overwhelming, the pool area clean and the beach, under the breezy palm trees, just...

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  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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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: $182 - $394 (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
#56 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#58 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#59 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#61 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“ask for a room as near to the seaside as possible. So you stay away from the entertainment noise at night.”
albertbrussels, 1 week ago | Read review
“Avoid top floor sometimes elevators don't work”
jerrys99, 1 week ago | Read review
“Upgrade, budget room was disgusting in that it smelled and everything was moist due to humidity”
marysP1604CP, 1 week ago | Read review
“Rooms over looking pool ,any floor exceptional”
bluemarlin100pc, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“My room closer to the lobby offered a quieter environment than those located nearer the pool due to late night drunkenness.”
indodeb, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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