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Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana

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Broughty Ferry Dundee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2011

My wife and I stayed at this hotel between 27th Feb and Mch 14th 2011. On arrival we were greeted at reception with a welcome drink and then shown to our room. The room was a junior suite and as well as coffee making facilities there was a fridge stocked with bottled water,beer,soft drinks,mixtures etc. Also, there were 4 bottles... More 

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Brick, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2011

Room was not ready when we got there and we paid for a premium room.The building and grounds are beautiful,the beach and pool areas are nice. The food is horrible,ALL meats are mostly fat and anything they cook is cooked in gigantic portions, they start by throwing globs of lard onto the grill before cooking. Even before they cook the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2011

My boyfriend and I recently spent 6 days @ thr Rui Palace in Punta Cana. Place was very nice,,food was OK @ best....buffett was lacking in quality and options...service questionable and rooms smelled very musty. Elevator out of service...entertainment (nightly shows) were not very good. 24hr rm service consisted of nachos club sandwich fries and chicken salad...terrible!!!! However the beach... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2011

I've traveled quite a bit but this was my first all-inclusive experience and overall it was great. I'm a pretty easy traveler but the musty room smell was an issue. I went with a few other people who stayed on the opposite end of where I was and no one seemed to have the same problem so it must be... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2011

We normally do Sandals resorts, and this was our first experience with a RIU. The beach was amazing. We knew it was a public beach, and were concerned with how crowded it would be. But the area in front of the three RIU resorts was great. Lots of chairs and space for everyone. Areas for shade if needed. Bar and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2011

My wife & I made our first trip to Punta Cana Feb 25th thru March 4, 2011 via Apple from Pittsburgh, Pa.. Our travel agent recommended the Riu Palace because we were looking for a great beach. He hit the nail on the head. The beach is spectacular - soft sand, palm trees, and plenty of room. But the Riu... More 

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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2011

My wife and I stayed for 8 days at the end of February. What a beautiful resort from top to bottom. We arrived and were greated immediately, registered and were off to our room in less than 15 minutes. The suite we requested was huge and spotless! The dinner buffet definately had something for everyone, although you can't seem to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2011

On the whole I would just like to say you must ignore the vast majority of bad reviews about this hotel. Firstly quiet a few of the reviews are from people who have stayed at the cheaper Palace Macao hotel next door and have put their review here on the Palace Punta Cana page. This is obvious as a lot... More 

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Vitoria, ES
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2011

I arrived there today. The hotel structure is very good, but the restaurants, which we mark that are very bad: the Japanese restaurant sashimi is cut too thick, and on top came congelado.Horrível! , the Brazilian restaurant and a shame: the menu says that is a Brazilian Rodizio, a barbecue ... HAS NOTHING like our BBQ!! The meat is tough,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2011

Arriving at the Riu Palace in Punta Cana, I was amazed...I thought we were in a real palace, with gold, crystal and glitz everywhere. It was immaculate always. When I got up early morning to check email in the lobby’s free WiFi, I would see many, many people polishing and cleaning. They all had smiles and a big, friendly hello.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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: $197 - $545 (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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