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Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 21 March 2015

The rooms were above average in terms of space, layout and drink options. Other than that Riu Palace was very average. The food, even at the restaurants was at best acceptable and occasionally below average. The beach was nice, the grounds well cared for, and the staff very pleasent and cheery. Cheery pretty much all the time but the level...

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1Thank Jason E
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2015

we have just arrived back from this place,this is our second time in the rui complex,the hotel was very nice and clean,some of the staff was a bit rude but the nice ones made up for them,the food in the buffet was ok for us but if you go for more than a week the food is the same,as for...

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2Thank LYNNMAL
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2015

This Hotel was the best Riu i have stayed in. Very good standards throughout the hotel, very good pool and right on the beach. The beach links a lot of hotels together and is busy through the day but has plenty of room for sunbathing on. The pool has plenty of room as well. The food in the restaurants is...

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4Thank BigPhysco
Reviewed 18 March 2015

This was our 2nd time staying at Riu palace Bavaro and everything was perfect once again. The pool bar staff are the best! Service was great once again and the shows were different which was good because we didn't have to rewatch the same shows. Very clean place, and the room service staff is very quick to get you what...

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1Thank Michael S
Towson, MD
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We went to relax on the beach in mid February and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The beach was a bit narrow but beautiful. Though the decor of the hotel was not our style, the room was clean and the service was outstanding. The restaurants were ok but we felt rushed when dining at the early seating. The buffet was just fine...

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3Thank MLG50
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 March 2015

this vacation was an amazing vacation. As soon as you walk in you were welcomed and treated amazing. Johan greeted us at the front desk and he was excellent!!! Johan always has a smile and was always professional! Resort was clean and peaceful.Food was amazing lots of food and choice. We met two great ladies from the buffet Francesca and...

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4Thank F L
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 17 March 2015

well if you are looking for an all inclusive where the only surprises are good ones then look no further than the Riu properties in Punta Cana. The rooms are 5 stars, the beach is an 11 out of 10' the staff are great and great looking, the food is unbelievable given its served buffet style and the entertainment, well,...

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8Thank HappyCanadian144
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Lovely hotel, room with spa bath & shower! Food choice & quality excellent. All public areas in very clean condition. Pool area excellent with superb service for drinks & occasional special BBQ's etc. Plenty of loungers available at both pool and on beach. Beach excellent with plenty of shade if required. Weather the same every day but frequent rain overnight...

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Az
Reviewed 17 March 2015

The beach here is amazing. The ocean is great. It's warm, blue, and the beach is wide and beautiful. There are a lot of activities to do from the hotel, including Hobie cats, kayaks, little competitions like archery and horse shoes. It's very nice. It does have the mega-resort feel but this one is somewhat more upscale. I was disappointed...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Me and 2 friends stayed at RIU Palace Bavaro in January and the resort was very dissapointing! I selected this location because I stayed at a RIU property in Negril and the accomodations were EXCELLENT!! Hotel RIU Palace Bavro was just the opposite. Upon arrival we were greeted with welcome drinks and a very nice bellman who assisted us with...

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  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located on Arena Gorda Beach in Punta Cana * Inside the Riu Resort, along with the Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Palace Macao, Riu Naiboa hotels and the ClubHotel Riu Bambu * The Splash Water World will be opened from 1st November 2016 * 4-story building * Surrounded by 63,000 m2 / 75,000 sq. Yards of lush gardens * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 50 km / 31 miles from Higuey * 30 km / 19 miles from Punta Cana Intl. Airport ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro

Address: Playa de Arena Gorda, Punta Cana 74100, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: €221 - €391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro 4*
Number of rooms: 610
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Hotel Style:
#23 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#33 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#38 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#40 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#41 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
#42 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
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