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Hotel Riu Playa Blanca

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#3 of 6 hotels in Rio Hato
The 24-hour All Inclusive Hotel Riu Hotel Playa Blanca opens year round and is located on the beautiful Playa Blanca beach, on the Pacific coast of Panama. The RIU Classic Hotels offer comfortable rooms and excellent facilities with great leisure and relaxation facilities, as well as international gastronomy. Enjoy a relaxing holiday - whether alone, with family, partner or friends! The location is ideal due to its proximity to Tocumen Airport PTY (150 km) and Rio Hato (4 km) and invites you to explore the area. The hotel has 573 comfortably furnished rooms and offers many amenities. Relax in the spa area or get in shape at the gym. 3 outdoor pools, 1 children's pool. Day and evening entertainment, as well as our Pacha discotheque in our neighboring Hotel Riu Montego Bay. For lovers of gastronomy, we offer live cooking stations at our main restaurant, Italian and Asian specialty restaurants, Steakhouse, as well as 5 bars.
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Good day, here is my review from my stay at the hotel May 2 to May 9th: Overall, I give a 4/5 Hotel: Great hotel, modern, really clean, everything is centralized and accessible for everyone. Staff are smiley and really friendly. Room: Really clean, the maid are doing a great
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Didn't really know what to expect at this property with such varied reviews,but turned out to be a fantastic time. My wife and I with our 2 daughters stayed in the two bedroom family room and where amazed by the size and quality.Two full ensuite bathrooms,each with double
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Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Playa Blanca
Responded Apr 7, 2019
Dear Charles W, Thank you for sharing such a nice review with us! It brings us great joy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back! With our best wishes we remain, Hotel Riu Playa Blanca Online Reputation Manager
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Just finished 14 days at the Riu's fabulous resort in Playa Blanca. Here is our summary. Panama is better than DR which is better than Cuba and Jamaica. Pros Excellent food and presentation. Buffets are better than a la cartes Both red and white wine from Chile are excellent..
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Not all is included, the restaurants are not all open and the selection in all are not abundant, some of the games are there but broken. The package was for a van for both couples, we were separated a 3 hour trip wierd. No one can give us straight answer when we ask about a
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Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Playa Blanca
Responded 3 days ago
Dear hectore, Thank you for sharing your experience, We are sorry to learn that you did not enjoy your overall experience during your stay at our Hotel Riu Playa Blanca! We apologize for the issues mentioned in your comment, we assure you that we have taken notes about them and will share them with our Management team so that they can take them into consideration and take actions accordingly! We hope to host you again in one of our worldwide hotels in the future! Greetings, Hotel Riu Playa Blanca Online Reputation Manager
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We just got back from the riu playa Blanca yesterday and we loved it! I was a bit skeptical due to the weather forecast but it only ended up raining twice for under an hour each time and the weather forecast showed thunderstorms every single day! The resort is kept extremely
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$139 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
PanamaCocle ProvinceRio Hato
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