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Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana

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Quinlan, Texas
Reviewed 21 June 2012

Riu Palace Punta Cana was excellent! The resort is beautiful. Food was great. Room very clean. Service was a little slow at times. Had fun playing games during the day. All the workers, regardless of the job was very friendly. Garcia at the pool bar was GREAT! Planco in the buffet dining room was awesome. Vendors were not pushing which...

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Reviewed 19 June 2012

My wife and I spent a week at the Riu Palace Punta Cana June 2-9, which could have been wonderful, much better than expected, but was not due to the hotel’s SMOKING POLICY, which for us erased the better than expected service provided by its employees, calm and clean ocean, and radiant sun blocked by the natural shade of beautiful...

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9Thank Yampalin
Mississauga, Ontario
Reviewed 19 June 2012

I just got back from my second holiday at Riu Palace Punta Cana. I was there in October of last year with a group of girlfriends and loved it so much I brought two more friends with me this time. I've already started planning my next trip there with my Mom and Sister :) I've been to many resorts over...

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8Thank PalmTrees2009
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2012

Was very unsure on what to expect from this hotel after reading other reviews, but i should not have worried at all, the hotel was clean the rooms very clean ok did have a slight musty smell but nothing that bad. Food, fantastic choice as with all riu's the speciality resturants are a must we enjoyed them all and it...

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6Thank hastingsfamily
Reviewed 17 June 2012

we had a lovely family holiday at the Riu palace. Fantastic service, always smiling and made us very welcome. Beautiful resort and the lobby was breath taking. Enjoyed our evening dancing with the animation team and the shows were very entertaining in a beautiful theatre with great waiter service. The beach is gorgeous with palm trees and perfect clear blue...

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6Thank harmine22
Lowestoft, Suffolk
Reviewed 17 June 2012

Had a lovely time here but not the place to go if you want to get out and about in the evenings, resident entertainment team work very hard but shows were repetative (just dancing ) most of the time and singing was mimed. There is a disco you can got to but that is the only option off site. There...

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1Thank rave0n
humberside
Reviewed 16 June 2012

I stayed at this hotel with my family, we were a party of twelve, adults & children. The hotel & grounds are lovely, beach & sea is stunning. Rooms clean & spacious, not always refilled with shampoo ect but fridge was always filled with water, beer & soft drinks. Staff very friendly & helpful. We were all put in a...

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2Thank Perfectdi
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 16 June 2012

I Have been to this hotel 4 times, my first stay was at the Riu palace Macoa, I have travel and stayed at othrr hotels and this one is the best so far! I went last year and stayed at Intercontinental Hotel in Puerto Rico and was so disapointed I wanted to cry! so this year back to the Riu...

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9Thank panther267
Crown Point, Indiana
Reviewed 14 June 2012

My sister and I went for relaxation, tan, swimming and good food. The pool was great,clean and very enjoyable. Our bartenders were wonderful always there with a refill and asked us many times if we needed refills. The rooms were very clean and had enough towels and washclothes along with lots a bottle water and refreshments. This is a very...

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5Thank Tiger1212
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 13 June 2012

Myself, wife and eight friends booked an all inclusive vacation at the Riu Palace Punta Cana. My wife and I had been to Punta Cana several times and this was one of the best trips. All my friends were very happy. Great property--clean, excellent beach and warm water, friendly staff and rooms constantly stocked with alcohol, water and soft drinks....

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

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana

Address: Playa de Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $245 - $530 (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
#59 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#61 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“ask for a room as near to the seaside as possible. So you stay away from the entertainment noise at night.”
albertbrussels, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Avoid top floor sometimes elevators don't work”
jerrys99, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upgrade, budget room was disgusting in that it smelled and everything was moist due to humidity”
marysP1604CP, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms over looking pool ,any floor exceptional”
bluemarlin100pc, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“My room closer to the lobby offered a quieter environment than those located nearer the pool due to late night drunkenness.”
indodeb, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
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