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Menomonie, Wisconsin
Reviewed 27 February 2013

I had a Lot of laughing here the last 10 days. The staff was polite and gracious . The entertainment was enjoyable and the Animation group really tried to include every one with dancing and activity's.Now I will admit the beds have hard mattress's but no place is perfect unless you have a million dollars. I liked the variety of...

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Sudbury, Canada
Reviewed 27 February 2013

We the just returned from the Riu Bambu....we up graded to the deluxe rooms ,we were in room 4202...a beautiful room with a king size bed,flat screen tv and a large walk in shower....lots of hot water...we have been to the DR many times and we were not disappointed with the weather or the beach. The hotel is starting to...

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2Thank grammax2
Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We stayed at Riu Bambu for one week. On a positive note, the grounds and beach are beautiful. That is about the only nice thing that I can say. The food at the resort is lousy. Most of the restaurants are buffets. The meat is very tough and they do not have steak knives. It is hard to cut through...

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3Thank satchel21
Brampton. Ontario
Reviewed 25 February 2013

A group of 19 of us travelled to the Dominican Republic and stayed at the Riu Bambu from Feb.3 to the 10th 2013. This was a very nice hotel. Rooms were clean and had very large beds. Staff were friendly and very helpful. (We had a problem one day with the toilet and it was fixed within the hour). The...

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5Thank fireguy329
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Wonderful hotel and brilliant staff, food was great, one of my favourite places to go. The whole set up was great from morning to night, sports bar was the coolest place in the hotel, will be back .it is right on the beautiful white sandy beach. The choice of food was good with plenty of places to eat. Animation team...

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5Thank DavidPulling
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2013

The hotel was great right on the beach so step out of your and through the grounds onto the soft sand. There were beds a plenty even when the hotel was full. There is two pools which have trees around them so plenty of shade. The entertainment staff were always buzzing about trying to get you taking part in the...

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7Thank 1460LythamStAnnes
Wheatley, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 24 February 2013

the beach was great, the food was good enough there to chose from you won't go hungrey the room was clean and did not smell or have bugs, the staff was friendly,the grounds were keep clean, only complant was the smell when they watered there grass, but only as your walking by. Do the segway tour if you have a...

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4Thank jodie744
Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 21 February 2013

This is the first review I've ever written on here. I felt I needed to comment. We had been to the Dominican twice before. We knew what to expect, to some degree. We had read the reviews and felt we were making a solid decision. We understand people can be picky with food but we really weren't so any reviews...

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Timbucktwo
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Good location to Punta Cana airport. Don't stress over the arrival documents at the airport. They don't even check to see what you filled out on the government forms. The D.R. only cares about the $10 entrance fee into the country. We stayed at the RIU Bambu. The place is clean. Staff is okay. We felt safe. The staff doesn’t...

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6Thank yomon_2012
Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Pros- Beautiful beach Tons of palm trees Get the Deluxe room, it is so nice Great shower in room booze dispenser quiet Cons- No bacon for breakfast food poisoning for 3 nights- some meats where no recognizable! rooms not cleaned til 3PM sometimes hard beds!

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
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  • 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 

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Address: Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: €146 - €355 (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:
#64 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#67 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#68 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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