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Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana

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Gurabo
Reviewed 7 July 2012

I arrived the Riu Palace Punta Cana July 2-6. Staff is very friendly and they do everything to make you feel pleased.Food at buffet is great and also at the restaurants.Everything is neat..At the lobby you feel you're in India with such impressive decoration.It has free WiFi at the lobby which was wonderful.Gardens and surroundings are beautiful.Beach is lovely with...

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 July 2012

We just got back from this resort on July 6th. It was the best place we've ever stayed. The Hotel is amazing inside. The decor is grand and formal and we loved it. We at at the Italian, French and Steak house restaraunts and all were excellent. At Krystal (French Rest.), I had the best beef sirlion I have ever...

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Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 6 July 2012

This resort is big, the grounds are like paradise! Amazing! We stayed in June 2012, and had a jr. suite facing a construction at Iberostar...but we didn't care, we only slept there anyway. Rooms are big and spacious. Mini fridge was filled everyday. The maid kept the room very clean. Lobby is really beautiful, the buffet was good we always...

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6Thank MilicaSJ
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 5 July 2012

We stayed at the Riu Palace Punta Cana June 23-30. Our only other experience with all-inclusive resorts have been at the Iberostar Tucan/Quetzal located in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. We had visited this Iberostar five times and decided to try something new. Overall we had a nice stay at the Riu Palace. Below is a list of likes and dislikes:...

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11Thank WhoDatSay
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 July 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Riu Palace Punta Cana June 18 - 24 for our 10th wedding anniversary. We enjoyed the stay overall. The rooms are spaciousbut the bathroom a little dark. The variety of restaurants were good. We reserved three days in advance to make sure we had a chance of eating in one of them. The...

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5Thank Rhode M
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2012

We went here for our Honeymoon, in April 2012 It was first time to the Dominican so was quite shocked when we left airport at how run down the area was, but then we arrived in the Riu palace grounds and it was like entering a Palace. The hotel Lobby was Beautiful the staff were really helpful and polite. The...

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8Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 1 July 2012 via mobile

it was huge! the main walkway was amazing and so was sthe swim up bar. i would go back again

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2Thank jpm79
Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 29 June 2012

The hotel is amazingly beautiful and huge, but if you are on a younger crowd (18-26) the hotel ambience is a quite doll and more for older people. The service is great and the staff is very attentive at all times. The only thing my group and I did not like was the room service, they almost never picked up...

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4Thank Kolmedabi
Reviewed 28 June 2012

Me and my husband celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary there and we absolutely had an awesome time. The staff is very helpful and courteous. The beach, pool, room and food is so great. I would go back there in the future. We just love it.:)

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ontario
Reviewed 26 June 2012

We stayed at the Riu Palace Punta Cana June 18 - 25. It was our first trip to Dominican Republic so really not sure what to expect. The hotel was very well kept outside & lobby areas. We found the rooms quite worn feeling. The shower was not good at all. Dark & very little water pressure. We found the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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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 Macao, Riu Palace Bavaro, 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 Hig??Ey * 30 km / 19 miles from Punta Cana Int???L. Airport ... more   less 

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Address: Playa de Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: €176 - €362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana 4*
Number of rooms: 612
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Also Known As:
Riu Palace Punta Cana Hotel Punta Cana
Punta Cana Riu Palace
Riu Palace Hotel Punta Cana
Hotel Style:
#43 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#44 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#56 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#58 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#60 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#61 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“Facing center are loud at night when entertainment is going on. If you are an early to bed or light sleeper, could be a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles lorrier677, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay on first floor. To many steps to get to other floors and only one main elevator work in the main lobby area.”
 of 5 bubbles 108harveym, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Look at room prior to checking in. AC has musty smell and strong smell of tobacco.”
 of 5 bubbles danielpike1948, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we had a room that faced another hotel and it was nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 842sandys, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ocean front corner rooms are large and offer a jacuzzi on the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles gibbybob, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
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