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Riu Palace Macao Casino

Playa de Arena Gorda, Dominican Republic
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Punta Cana

Beach was beautiful. Rooms were adequate. Food was tasteless and this includes the speciality... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New Melle, Missouri
via mobile
A Cosy and Welcoming Casino in Paradise.

Stopped by here as the Casino was connected to my hotel (Riu Palace Macao). I have been to a few... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
San Francisco, California
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2 weeks ago
“Punta Cana”
5 May 2017
“A Cosy and Welcoming Casino in Paradise.”
Playa de Arena Gorda, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beach was beautiful. Rooms were adequate. Food was tasteless and this includes the speciality restaurants. Some foods including ice cream were not edible. The excursions available were pricey and underwhelming (parasailing and 4 wheelers). The bars were horrible - the one opened 24/7 was closed...More

2  Thank bittersweetsix
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Stopped by here as the Casino was connected to my hotel (Riu Palace Macao). I have been to a few casinos in my day, Vegas included and typically don’t like the ‘sharkish’ atmosphere but this little place seemed just right. It’s not big compared to...More

Thank AndreyNonNative
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time at the resort! We had so much to do, including the night life. The husband won money at the casino, and me and the kids enjoyed the shows. The entire family was happy the whole trip. Plus, my husband won...More

Thank kksgirl
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The casino is filled with fast talking and lying employees. You will be taken advantage here. Gaming is not run fairly. The Riu management is aware of this, but fails to do anything about it. If this is the Riu Resorts' attitude toward their guests,...More

5  Thank 27Scott
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This is my third time staying at the Riu and to be honest one of the reasons we come back every year is because of the casino . It's small but the people are so nice we every year play the marble game that everyone...More

Thank david m
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Old Lee B is a pretty smooth con. He took $700us cash from us. Luckily, we caught onto his counting before he got are credit card number that he wanted so bad! Do Not Play At The Tables I will be back to the casino...More

5  Thank 1Born2Tavel
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

All of these reviews are correct. We lost over $5,000 US in a progressive roulette casino game that you CANNOT WIN. We were playing Blackjack and after losing 30$ each we were leaving the casino and at the door Some pretty women employees offer you...More

5  Thank M K
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I walked in and got greeted by a young lady. She offered free chips to try out their "new "game, which after reading reviews turns out to be not so new. I politely rejected her offer stating i am here for blackjack. She called the...More

11  Thank odikadze617
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Well this hotel had everything a newly married couple could dream of, it was clean, tidy, grounds kept amazingly beautiful, beach front location. Pool Bar, lovely swimming pool, fantastic restaurants that must be booked in advance! Evening entertainment was brilliant especially the Michael Jackson tribute...More

1  Thank lautz
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Loved our stay. The only pitfall I must say is the casino. I'm not a gambler but I went because the give you coupons to go. So we take the $10 couple and the people were rude in the casino you have to put in...More

2  Thank Tamara C
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