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Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana

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sunderland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2011

returned today from riu 12th of june..quick transfer approx 20 -25 mins from airport.welcome drink on arrival.quick check in but whilst filling my guest card in my 2 carriers bags with 600 cigs and other things we neede got took and were never found.informed reception and were not interested.i was travelling with my daughter,i also had a camera took out... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2011

We arrived Sunday June 5th for a six night stay at the Riu Palace. The grounds are beautiful, pool and beach are amazing views. Check in was smooth, but when we got there the main restaurant for lunch had already closed, so we had to go to the outside restaurant "altagracia" by the pool. It was bad. The hot food... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2011

I always start my reviews by providing a baseline of my prior travels throughout the Caribbean. Over the past 25 years I have been to many resorts from the high end to something less then high-end. I have traveled with kids and alone with my wife. When traveling in any warm climate away from the US you always set your... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2011

Punta Cana is beautiful and I would like to go back. We won't be back to the Riu Palace. The room was very musty and running the air conditioning all week didn't help. When I got home everything I took with me had the same musty smell and I had to wash it several times to get rid of it.... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2011

First of all we decided on this location from a suggestion of a reputable travel agency. I'm always skeptical of websites and pics of hotels/resorts that never live up to what you see online. However, the Riu Palace was clean and fairly new. I liked the 'no carpet' concept due to the resort feeling cleaner and the high humidity. Take... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

We absolutely loved the Riu Palace Punta Cana. My boyfriend and I just returned after a five day stay at Riu. No significant complaints whatsoever. We found the room to be immaculate and a perfect size. Of course it's a little damp and there's the occasional mosquito, but it's the humid Caribbean and I'm not sure how you'd otherwise avoid... More 

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Sewell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

Well our trip was sort of crazy, we were supposed to be in Jamaica starting the 20 of May, but there was an air traffic controllers strike and there were no guarantees on flights and needless to say we just decided to go to Punta Cana the next day. So after a delay and more crazy drama with our flight... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

We returned late last night-June 6, from our long weekend at Riu Palace. I will start by saying the staff is incredible. No one speaks English, or if they do very little, however, that was never a deterrent. Hard working staff. Hotel was clean at all times. Yes, the rooms are musty but an air freshener took care of that.... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2011

I must say alot of the reviews of this hotel are off the wall. We had a great time there, despite hurricance tomas a few days proir. We arrived alittle early so we went to the lunch buttet until our rooom was ready. the room was wonderful, clean and very acceptable. Didnt get a face cloth for washing but no... More 

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Chantilly, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2011

This place is just paradise! It is so beautiful and well maintained. On the day of my birthday, the staff decorated my room with balloons and art and left giftsfor me. I was so surprised by their thoughtfulness and generosity. That evening at the Italian restaurant the staff brought me cake and sang to me. The resort is breathtaking and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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: $175 - $554 (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
#47 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#47 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#48 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#50 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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