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ClubHotel Riu Bambu

Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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  • Punta Blanca Mall
    1.5 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Pool
Reviewed 13 April 2013
GREAT HOLIDAY
I have just returned from this hotel 28th March 2013 , hotel... more
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2013

I have just returned from this hotel 28th March 2013 , hotel beautiful 3 swimming pools and two childrens pool, all great but as there was so much for families I thought one pool could have been child free. because it was easter the hotel was full to capacity, so a sunbed by the pool you had to get up...

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3Thank mgt_lee
Toronto
Reviewed 13 April 2013

Our family of 6 traveled to Riu Bambu from March 27 to April 3. We traveled with Sunwing from Toronto. My wife and I had stayed at this resort before and thought it would be good for the family. We have traveled most of the Caribbean and do enjoy the Riu Chain for its value. We have traveled with Sunwing...

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3Thank FuntravellersToronto
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 13 April 2013

My husband and I and two 16 year old boys just returned yesterday from RIU Bambu and I have to say I was pleasantly surprised after reading the negative reviews. This is my 9th time travelling south to different countries all of which were either 4 or 5 star or diamond ratings.and the Bambu was one of the best that...

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5Thank GwenSmith
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 April 2013

I have just recently returned from a fabulous vacation at the Riu Bambu Hotel in Punta Cana. Myself and 5 other ladies decided to take a girls trip. We had ages ranging from 17-50. Our vacation began with booking through Sherry Tobin of YYZ Travel groups. She was excellent. The booking was smooth, and she provided all the neccessary details...

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6Thank Brittany04
Cherry Valley, Illinois
Reviewed 12 April 2013

This hotel would be better rated 3-4 Apples. The quality of the service, food, and pool was not good. Standing in line for dinner reservations every day at 5:30 a.m. local time was not enjoyable. Look elsewhere for a better value.

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9Thank Jennifer A
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 11 April 2013

We stayed at this resort from April 2-9, 2012. Rooms: Very clean. Air conditioning worked fine, balcony was nice. Room was not large, but served its purpose. Stayed in a room close to the beach (older rooms) Resort: Very clean and beautifully landscaped. It was very busy and there were alot of kids. Not sure if it was due to...

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1Thank Corine G
JERSEYVILLE
Reviewed 10 April 2013

My girlfriend and I were very happy with this hotel. Keep in mind it was a busy place with 700 rooms. I think most of the men I talked to were unhappy with the hotel. I am wondering if it was the food? There was a significant amount of Europeans and I was amazed at cabbage & schnitzel for all...

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1Thank katwok
Munster, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Six of us took the 5 Apple square deal and were promised at least a 5 apple resort. We all felt that this propery was not anywhere near a 5 apple resort! Having traveled with Apple many times, we were comfortable that taking a risk as to the specific resort was not really a risk, because all 5 apples are...

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3Thank Mike P
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Key issues from my recent trip: The GOOD: Some of the staff were nice. One of the front desk clerks hooked my up with a nice game of golf. Another one sorted us out with a cab ride to get some american beer. Those were some good things, now lets focus on why this place was a $hithole: - For...

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5Thank Andy780
Canada
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Let me begin by saying that I have been travelling to the DR since 1992. Have been to many resorts in Sousa, Puerto Plata, La Romona, and Punta Cana. The country has one of the nicest, creative, musical, and friendly people ever. LaRomana and Punta Cana beaches are my favourite. We were at the resort over the Easter break with...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located in Punta Cana * Situated on Arena Gorda Beach * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * Within the Riu Resort, along with the Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Palace Macao, Riu Taino and Riu Naiboa hotels * Main building and 1-story bungalow complex * Surrounded by 46,000 m2 / 50,300 sq. Yards of palm groves, adjacent to the beach * 50 km / 31 miles from Higley * 600 m / 1,980 ft. From Caribbean Street * 30 km / 19 miles from Punta Cana Int€™l. Airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners ... more   less 

Additional Information about ClubHotel Riu Bambu

Address: Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: €160 - €346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — ClubHotel Riu Bambu 3.5*
Number of rooms: 740
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Also Known As:
Riu Bambu Punta Cana
Riu Bambu Dominican Republic
Hotel Style:
#62 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#65 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#66 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“Possibly closer to the activities centre so long they don't mind the music. But the walk to the rooms are a great pleasant experience.”
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“You can have a laugh at the main lively pool or choose to relax near a quieter pool.”
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“I had and old fashion room but it was much closer to a restaurant and main part of the hotel! Choose room on the top floor.”
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