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Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana

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Newcastle-upon-tyne...UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2010

Myself and husband went for our anniversary, the outside looking in looks very grand! the entrance lobby/reception is huge but dated we thought?!! Our 1st room was looking onto a building site, we asked for a room change and got one looking 1ft in front of us was a brick wall no view at all, our 3rd room was ok,... More 

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Washington, DC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2010

This resort is mediocre -- definitely not 4-star. Upon arrival, our room was in poor condition - the bedding had a horrible sour smell and we had to ask for a new room. The new room was somewhat better, but still very musty. Only one of the beds included a bed spread -- the other just had sheets - for... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2010

Okay, where should I begin? How about the pros… Beautiful Resort-the “palace” theme was continued throughout the resort. It is absolutely beautiful—from the outside in, even throughout the specialty restaurants. Although some people complained about the food, we thought it was great. The buffet and the three specialty restaurants we ate at. The food consisted of local cuisine. If you... More 

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Alburtis, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2010

My wife and I took our first anniversary trip here. We've never left the United States prior to this, so we did a lot of research. We went into this knowing the hotel was clean and affordable. The beaches are amazing. Almost all of the employees are very accomodating and friendly. It helped that we brushed up on our spanish.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2010

Let me start by saying, I am in NO WAY a food snob. I'm as happy with a $5 fast food cheeseburger value meal as I am with a $50 steak dinner. The food here is TERRIBLE. Several other reviewers have mentioned the weak buffet. They are correct. Same bad items every day. Totally unsatisfactory. I would have rather gone... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2010

Before i start , we are a couple in our 30's and have worked in the travel industry abroad for around 4yrs. We have been at many Riu hotels over the last 5yrs , all inclusive due to the kidsetc. This hotel was a good hotel , 5 star is very debatable but compared to the 4 star Riu's ,... More 

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Guttenberg, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2010

First of all this hotel is not five stars. Maybe a two star. Food was not good. The foods give my family dirrehea and fever. The food was the same every day at the buffet and didnot have any spices or taste and was poor quality.Their was mosquitos in the buffet room again A/C off fans on. Your restaurant food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2010

Do not Fret about the odd 'negative' reviews! I just returned from a week's Holiday with my WIfe. I stayed at the RIU Resorts with both the RIU BAMBU and RIU PALACE. I would rate the BAMBU 4**** and the PALACE 5*****. However wherever you stay, the service is excellent. The food amazing, the beaches Excellent. I see myself returning... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2010

July 4 - July 9 After reading many reviews, I was very anxious about our trip. We've previously stayed at many All Inclusives in tropical climates, but this was our visit to the Dominican Republic. Thankfully, we did not experience one of the terrible things that we read about in other people's reviews. The airport it very quaint / tropical.... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2010

DO NOT STAY IN THIS HOTEL !! During my last night at this hotel, We told House Keeping twice not to clean the room since we would be checking out early morning next day. Went out after 8pm , came back at 4am only to find our beds made and trash can emptied and they also emptied out half my... More 

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Amenities

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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
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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 Palace Bavaro, Riu Naiboa hotels and the ClubHotel Riu Bambu * The Splash waterpark will be opened from 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: $194 - $519 (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
#49 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#49 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#50 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#52 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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