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Hotel Riu Palace Macao

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Having never been to the Dominican before and having read previous reviews I was a little apprehensive. I need not have wasted any time worrying what a fantastic hotel in a most beautiful setting. We were on the third floor so away from any noise at night, not that there appeared to be any. During the day we could hear...

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11Thank patricia p
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Riu Macao was 100 percent amazing. Everything was perfect!! The grounds are beautiful and impeccable. The food was always fresh and delicious. The staff were the nicest people I've ever met. So kind, friendly and sincere. A special thanks goes to (reception) Windy and Ramon. We will always remember your kindness and amazing personalities. Thank you for everything to the...

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4Thank nadiavo
Maryland
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Great Vacation! We were there from March 31st through April 5th. This is an adult only resort, just what we wanted. Rooms were spotless it seems that all the employees of this resort work to make sure that guests have the best vacation ever. Even in the "buffet" restaurant tables were set with white table cloths and nice china. So,...

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5Thank abencie
Wiltshire
Reviewed 6 April 2014

This is a wonderful hotel, perfect for couples and small groups wanting a relaxing holiday. Every member of staff in whatever role they hold are friendly, helpful and hard working. The grounds, pool, pool bar and beach are fantastic. There are areas to suit all from lively to private. With the hotel at full capacity it did not feel crowded....

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8Thank valashby2
Kewaunee, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 5 April 2014

My wife and I just returned from 9 days at the RIU Palace Macao and loved every minute of it. The staff is topnotch from the moment you pull up to the resort. The front desk is courteous and helpful, answering any questions that we had to ensure we got the most out of our stay. The servers in the...

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15Thank 494mikeh
newfoundland
Reviewed 3 April 2014

Just got back from one week at RIU Palace Macao. Service was excellent, food was great, as were the drinks! Not sure what some people expect but they are the same type of people who are only happy when they complain. Don't listen to those reviews. We have travelled to many AI's and this place was very clean, safe, with...

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11Thank kellyb08
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2014

After spending two weeks at the Riu Palace Macao all I can is excelente. It was our first time to the Dominican and what a place to spend it. No complaints what so ever, rooms were nice and clean, yes smelt musty but it's the carribean, food was excellent, did try and the speciality restaurants, Krystal and Steak house was...

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10Thank dunnka
Hanover Park, Illinois
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Even though this is not the resort we intended to stay at as we were traveling for a friends wedding. Over all it was a great resort. This is an adults only resort If I had to judge I would say it's more 40 and older and not 18. As it was an older crowd. Which isn't what we wanted....

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5Thank Space00
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2014

This was our first trip to the Dominican Republic and we have say it exceeded our expectations. The hotel was very good for an all inclusive hotel. There were four a la carte restaurants which is unusual for this type of hotel.You had to book them, but we found the booking process quite easy. The food in all of the...

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7Thank cookey122
Newfoundland
Reviewed 1 April 2014

If you don't like this resort, you may as well stay home. We've been to the Dominican and stayed at Dreams Punta Cana, Dreams Palm Beach, and the Grand Bahia - none can compare to Riu Palace Macao. Best food variety, best staff (everyone, everyone without exception, was friendly) the rooms were bright, beautiful and so clean, beach is lovely....

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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  • Casino and Gambling
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located on Arena Gorda Beach in Punta Cana. * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach. * Within the Riu Resort, along with the Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Palace Bavaro, Riu Naiboa and the ClubHotel Riu Bambu. * The Splash Water World will be opened from 1st November 2016 * 3-storey building. Colonial style architecture. * Surrounded by 30,000 m2 / 36,000 sq. yards of palm groves alongside the beach. 50 km / 31 miles from Higey. 200 m / 660 ft. from Caribbean Street. 30 km / 19 miles from Punta Cana Int'l. Airport. * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex. ... 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: €177 - €376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Macao 4*
Number of rooms: 364
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Also Known As:
Riu Palace Macao Hotel Punta Cana
Riu Palace Macao Punta Cana
Riu Palace Punta Cana
Rui Palace Punta Cana
Hotel Style:
#19 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#25 Casino Hotel in Punta Cana
#34 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
#34 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#34 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#35 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#35 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
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“Would recommend a higher floor room for a better view”
Pyramid09, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had the lowest grade room and it was nice.”
LittleLin118, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a pool view”
dawnr726, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms far away from the main lobby for a good sleep 3010 upwards”
RS19771958, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sea view, high floor”
LilyJa, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
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