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Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana

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Boston, MA
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2011

Reading the many reviews made me quite nervous about my stay here, especially when you consider the top keywords are musty and theft. Summary: Pros: A pretty low key resort with a beautiful beach, nice pool and good staff. Cons: Too much selling on the beach; rooms could use some freshening up. Airport: We flew into Punta Cana Airport (PUJ).... More 

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Orland Park, IL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2011

No musty smells as others reported - Excellent service at the arrival counter, bars, room services, and restaurants, - Great choices in food in the buffet or specialty restaurants. Most days were a little cloudy and windy but that is no reflection on the RIU. Still had a great time around the pool. The entertainment was excellent - some dance,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2010

I visited the Riu Palace in Punta Cana for 2 weeks in November, the holiday was absolutely amazing, please continue reading for an open and honest review about this hotel and the staff. Airport: From the time we got off the plane, it must have taken no longer than 15 minutes to collect our luggage, and then we were on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2010

We found the hotel to be very good and the staff to be very helpful until my wife was admitted to hospital on the last day of our holiday. She was very ill and was so sick that we were advised by the hospital that she would not be well enough to travel home until they gave her a doctors... More 

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Detroit Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2010

We were at the RIU Punta Cana resort in the Dominican republic fromDec.14-20. We have been staying at the RIU resorts around the world for over 10 years. We have been extremely pleased with the RIU resorts until we stayed at the RIU Punta Cana. The RIU company headquarters needs to investigate the general management at RIU Punta Cana. The... More 

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toronto
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2010

Hello Trip Advisors! I am a little late with this review. I stayed at this hotel November 13-16 2010. I am a travel agent with Itravel2000.com. I went to this resort for 3 days during a 10 day trip to Punta Cana. Airport to Hotel: On the way to the resort I decided to use Dominican Airport Transfers, the transfer... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2010

I had my wedding here on Dec. 4 and stayed for 8 days. I was extremely nervous after reading many of the reviews. Afterall, I have 30 guests coming from afar and wanted to be sure I didn't choose a dump. I was relieved once I arrived. I didn't notice the musty stench everyone talks about until I got home... More 

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Mississauga, Ontario
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2010

My husband and I spent another two wonderful weeks at the Riu Palace Punta Cana. This was our 4th yearly visit to the resort; previously we spent 5 consecutive yearly holidays at the Riu Palace Macao which is next to the Bambu. It's great having the other Rius to visit and enjoy. Each one is unique and being at the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2010

Riu palace Punta Cana was the worst experience I've had at any Riu. I really blame the management here. All other Riu's I've been a guest at have been wonderful! This particular Riu Palace did not keep the premises clean. There were SIX serious falls where people were injured and could not recieve medical attention ( this included a broken... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2010

Hotel lobby and exterior are beautiful. When you walk inside the entrance way you immediately look up at the wonderful ceiling while being greeted with a welcome drink. The design of this hotel was quite lovely, and organized, and I did notice elevator service available for people who require it, although I’m not certain that the property is completely accessible.... 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 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#47 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#48 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#50 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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