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Travelled Nov 24-Dec 1 I have been to a few RIU resorts now, and I will rate this one as OK. There is no "WOW" factor, and can be improved in a few areas, but It is a great value for your dollar and the food was decent. We travelled as a family of 4. Two adults and 2 kids...

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3Thank Laura L
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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Well, firstly I have to say I'm completely new to this and this is my first review ever. Unfortunately, it is NOT going to be a good one! Been here at the Riu Bambu, Punta Cana for less than 12 hours and not had a good first impression at all. On arrival at the hotel, everything ok. On arrival in...

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1Thank Icykite51
Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We arived 25th of july, stay 10 nights. Our room was very clean and very spacious. Decorated with fresh flowers and towel art nice touch. Free use of safity box. Soft drinks in the fridge and 4 diferent spirits on optics. Also nice touch. Air conditioning was great. Food was great a lot of choice. The resort itself was beautiful,...

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2Thank Laura G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This resort was great at accommodating all of my families needs. Before I start my review I'd like to say my family and I stalked the reviews on this resort before we left, we were soo worried that we picked the wrong place. The reviews seem to not do the resort justice at all. If you are going for a...

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5Thank Nicolas W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Typical Riu Resort - so you know what you're getting. Rated a 5 star but more like a 4.5. Good food but not great. A la carts are decent. Clean and comfortable rooms. It's a smaller resort (which I prefer) as everything (beach, restaurants/buffet) are less than a 5 minute walk from your room. Nightly entertainment is typical all inclusive...

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3Thank Chris A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well where do I start ! ALWAYS take $$$$$$ I found this out the hard way . We took only Dominican peso well the airport tax is $10 usd each to enter and they will not accept Dominican peso ! What a joke I had to queue to get out then go to bureau de change to get $20 just...

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1Thank Nicola B
RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Bambu, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a detailed comment about your stay. We regret that you could not enjoy your stay as much as you did in our other hotel. First of all we would like to remark that, for RIU, hygiene and quality control are taken seriously; we follow strict procedures while handling...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly i dont understand all the negative reviews! THIS HOLIDAY WAS AMAZING! -Thee only thing i agree with is that some of the staff are rude& especially if you dont tip!! ..You can be stood at any bar for awhile before getting served. The Hotel itself is lovely & the beach is beautiful -no rocks at all!! Rooms are cleaned...

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3Thank Jemma T
St Neots, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a comprehensive review of our holiday at Riu Bambu which was as part of our daughter’s wedding. HOTEL. The hotel is one of five on what is described locally as “The RIU Estate”. The entrance to the estate has a security check-point. When we visited there was a lot of building work going on throughout the estate (adding...

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5Thank TheSnitch
Strongsville, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here about this time last year and unfortunately were expecting rain. First trip in some 30 years so long overdue. Still have enjoyed the beach and resort. Staff is friendly and food is more than adequate. Variety of foods to choose from at every meal and plenty of shopping within a ten to 15 minute walk. Lots of...

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Rhyl, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived 7th November We had a good 2week stay The weather wasn't so kind to us We had a lot of rain! But when the sun was out it was brilliant. We found the reception staff helpful as we are useless a setting up our wifi The restaurants were ok plenty to choose from we didn't really eat in...

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Bambu, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for choosing to visit our hotel for your birthday celebration and for taking the time to write a comment about your stay. First of all we would like to apologise that you did not feel adequately attended by our animation team. We would like to clarify that it is very important to us that...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located in Punta Cana * Situated on Arena Gorda Beach * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * Within the Riu Resort, along with the Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Palace Macao, Riu Taino and Riu Naiboa hotels * Main building and 1-story bungalow complex * Surrounded by 46,000 m2 / 50,300 sq. Yards of palm groves, adjacent to the beach * 50 km / 31 miles from Higley * 600 m / 1,980 ft. From Caribbean Street * 30 km / 19 miles from Punta Cana Int€™l. Airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners ... more   less 

Additional Information about ClubHotel Riu Bambu

Address: Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: RM705 - RM1,507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — ClubHotel Riu Bambu 3.5*
Number of rooms: 740
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Also Known As:
Riu Bambu Punta Cana
Riu Bambu Dominican Republic
Hotel Style:
#61 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#62 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#64 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“none of the rooms are waterfront. 500 building is close to pools beach and restaurants.”
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