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Chicago, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2013

6 of us went on a 5 apple square deal to punta cana and we were placed in this hotel. All of us had something in mind when it comes to vacation resorts since we have traveled many times prior to this trip. When we were dropped off at the hotel we were all shocked and disappointed. The hotel was... More 

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6 Thank Martyna L
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2013

Hello Everybody I have just returned from this hotel and have to say what a lovely place. I can't understand what everyone seems to be moaning about to be honest. Whats not to like!! Food: GOOD Drinks: GOOD (Apart from they don't do red Aftershock) Weather: GOOD Service: GOOD No matter what time of day or night you can always... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2013

Sorry but stayed at other Riu and this one is poor the food is barely edible and the same food day after day the entertainment was cheesy do not go to the club 6 dollar drinks and no one there but a few employees. Had to call the desk several times just to get waters and soda in fridge. The... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2013

Came with 8 other young men to enjoy our spring break. \ The food: poor at best. DO NOT EAT THE COLD HAMBURGERS OR HOT DOGS at the sports bar. I took a bite and threw up. No es bueno. Reservations you have to be in line at 7 to get anything good. We made it to the steak house... More 

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3 Thank detroittraveller12
Poundtown, New Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2013

If you want to go to Hell/Purgatory, just stop at the RIu Bambu. The college kids were the only good part of this trip. The food is dog meat. If I wasn't so drunk constantly then I think I would have shot myself. Dont come here. Because you'll most likely die.

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9 Thank JimFuryk
Saint John, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Interesting to see comments from guests that were there the same time we were to compare notes. We stayed there Feb 25-Mar 4 Hello to you Sylvie! We too stayed at the 5000 block, beautiful room but what's up with not getting face cloths, we had to keep asking every day! And the noise from the maids every morning...not everyone... More 

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4 Thank marlene w
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Travelled with my husband and two 10 year olds between February 24 and March 3rd. I was a bit concerned about going as I had read some of the negative comments on here, but was pleased with the resort. Here are my honest impressions: Resort: Check in was quick and organized. People complained about the keys (they only give you... More 

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9 Thank 877beachbum
Richibucto, New Brunswick, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Food - Not a big selection but their is something for everyone. I really did enjoy the omelette station for breakfast, they were delicious!! Service at the buffet restaurant, well let's put it this way, if you waited a little, the waiters would come up to you and asked you if you wanted something to drink. No you don't get... More 

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2 Thank Sylvie L
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2013

but the rest is average. We did have a wonderful time on the beach. Room was average size but the bathroom was small. We couldn't open the door without hitting the toilet. The food choices in the cafeteria never really changed and there is no where else to eat breakfast or lunch. And the food quality was average at best.... More 

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1 Thank Jo C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2013

We booked an Apple Vacations 5 Apple Square Deal and the Riu Bambu is the resort chosen for us. We were at the Riu Bambu Feb 18-25. The beach at this resort is one of the best in this area. As we walked the beach in either direction some resorts had their chairs so close together you could not put... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Breakfast
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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 

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Address: Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: €150 - €324 (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:
#61 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#62 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#64 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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 of 5 bubbles jemmat2014, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“It's fairly small and it's right on the beach”
 of 5 bubbles Trotsky999, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would not recommend this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Raisa1828, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Buy your toiletries- including suncream- at the airport, as products at resorts shop can be quite pricey+not a lot of luggage allowance.”
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  • just one of the designs that the maid did every day.
  • i believe this is a family room- although i may be wrong. Basic view of the room :)
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