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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2013

I have read some reviews of the ClubHotel Riu Bambu recently and am genuinely shocked at the comments I have read. My Husband and I stayed at the Riu Bambu 17th April - 1st May 2013. During that time we were joined by 12 other family members and friends as we were to be Married on 24th April. Our stay...

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8Thank Charlotte D
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2013

Just in a few words, this for sure is not a 5 star hotel but still very nice. I would rally recommend to any one as we really have a nice time. beautiful beach, nice food, amazing weather. There is few things I'm not happy with, we book this resort to spend a honeymoon and no one did any thing...

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1Thank Jagodka_84
Washington, Illinois
Reviewed 13 May 2013

My husband and I did a square deal through apple vacations and thought how could you possibly go wrong with a 5star resort...you can and we now know this for future trips. This was our honeymoon but felt more like we were at a spring break hotel. This is a club hotel not a resort and about 30 minutes from...

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5Thank Bobbie S
Kiev
Reviewed 13 May 2013

We stayed in Bambu for 10 nights in Deluxe room and enjoyed every minute of our vacations. This was our 5th visit to Punta Cana, but the first to RIU Bambu (several years ago we stayed in Palace Macao). We're placed into newly built 4000 block on the side of the hotel grounds neighbouring Palace Macao. Very quiet location, the...

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3Thank Anechka_D
Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 13 May 2013

My husband and I purchased a 5 Apple Square Deal through Apple Vacations. We found out at the airport before we left that we would be staying at the Riu Bambu. It is about 30 minutes from the PUJ airport in the Riu complex that has 5 hotels total. This is a ClubHotel and not one of the Palace resorts,...

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3Thank catgreenize
Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 12 May 2013

The Riu Bambu was an outstanding resort, and we had a great time. The food in the buffet was outstanding, and the drinks were great. If the female bartenders are working at the Sports Bar, they make an outstanding drink called "Dr Funk". I would rank this resort a 4 star, not a 5 star. It sometimes feels dwarfed a...

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3Thank Scott L
Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 12 May 2013

staff at the riu bambu was very helpful. we had an "out of the ordinary" incident on our first night, but Ramon did everything possible to accommodate us and ensured our stay was memorable. Ariel also provided great service when needed at the end of our stay... overall very satisfied with the hotel management!! Hotel rooms were clean, some of...

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2Thank tifanie00
Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 9 May 2013

For its price the hotel is great! There is plenty of space on the beach and near the pool closest to the ocean. The territory is clean. We had a long walk along the shore, and for me the beach of Riu Bambu was the most beautiful, convenient and spacious (beaches of some hotels were terribly dirty, with peels of...

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4Thank Lyelpoof
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2013

Dear all, after having read a number of reviews and having done our homework on the hotel, we decided to go to Riu Bambu for two weeks in April/May 2013. What we found and thought is as follows. Arrival. To be honest, it was slightly confusing as 20-odd couples arrived at the same time and the guidance was very brief....

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4Thank finski78
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 May 2013

Pros: Beautiful Beach. Hibachi Resturant is delish! With the exception of one or two a**holes at the front desk, I found the hotel staff to be very pleasant. Cons: Rooms were very outdated; the "family room" is actually 2 full size beds pushed together and a sofabed. Neither of which have blankets and our sheets were sandy. There are very...

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  • Pool
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  • 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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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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 

Additional Information about ClubHotel Riu Bambu

Address: Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: €144 - €354 (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:
#63 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#65 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#66 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“I had room 105, ground floor, easy access to Reception, Beach, pools and Restaurants. Sunny veranda in pm.”
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“Rooms near the pool are good location”
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“Noisy near of the tennis court, because your close from the road too”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Web-site and a phone call to confirm you choice. There is a couple of banks of rooms that are to close to the nightly entertainment.”
 of 5 bubbles donsagriff, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Every Building is being renovated or being built, winter 2017 / 18 all rooms should eb like new”
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