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Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro

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Millville, Delaware
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Resort is very clean had a few issues with tv and refrig not working in one room and refrig in other room. Maintenance came up and fixed the issues. Food is pretty much the same everyday, but there is plenty to choose from. Speciality restaurant Steakhouse was very good. The water park looks a lot bigger in pictures but is...

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Manchester, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were upgraded to this hotel from Riu Palace Punta Cana because there were no rooms left, but we were not disappointed! The hotel was beautiful, amazing beach, great service and staff, and our room was very nice and clean! Can't wait to go back!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The resort is gorgeous and the food has been amazing, but the service by a lot of the staff has left much to be desired. When we arrived, our jacuzzi drain was broken, the handle on one of the dresser drawers was broken off and wedged into the drawer to keep it from closing completely, and the rum dispenser In...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On arrival at the Riu Palace Bavaro, my wife and I were allocated a room in the VIP section, which is a group of two and three story blocks separate from the main hotel building. We asked that our room be on the ground floor as my wife has difficulty with stairs and none of the VIP blocks has lifts...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had spring break for six nights as a group of twelve at the Riu Palace Bavaro. It was my daughter, three of her friends and all of the parents. We had a great time with lots of sun and time at the beach. Even though the hotel was fully booked, and spring break was in full swing, there were...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Riu Palace Bavaro during Easter week. It is a beautiful resort on a fantastic stretch of beach. The sand is soft, you can walk for miles & there are plenty of loungers. We didn’t spend much time in the pool at the Bavaro, but we did enjoy our afternoon ‘pool bar’ crawls at...

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have just returned from an 11 night stay, we travelled as a family, took our 3 daughters age 12, 17 and 19 with Thompson. The airport was a nightmare it took us 2 hours to get through immigration, this was not the hotels fault. Upon arrival at the hotel which was around 5pm we were told our rooms were...

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First of all let me say this wasn't my first trip to Punta Cana and not the only resort I have stayed at while visiting. I read hundreds of reviews before we left and all I can say is I don't get where any of the negative reviews come from. I went with a group of 8 and none of...

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am not a fan of huge resorts but this place delivers. The environment and staff created areas within this resort for whatever you are looking for.I needed an adult only relaxing vacation and that is what I got. Families with children had what they needed and singles seemed to be having a blast. The service was above and beyond....

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Peru
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time to the Dominican Republic- Punta Cana as a family of 3. Best things- waitstaff- we were extremely lucky to have two waiters that were amazing Mello (main buffet dining) and Joandri (snack bar/Steakhouse). These two gents were so friendly and welcoming. They knew our drinks without asking. Always greeting us with a high five. We...

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  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
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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: RM929 - RM1,770 (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
#44 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#45 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#46 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#47 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“Early risers ask for a room away from the entertainment area. It's gets pretty loud at night.”
SkiYaLater, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Buildings 5400 and 5500 for oceanfront were the best.”
poi_10, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The VIP rooms are very central to everything.”
wendyj62, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“VIP section is nicest but would avoid this hotel”
795tinaf, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get an elevated room away from the evening entertainment area.”
Drumbowie, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
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