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Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 26 June 2015

I Have never been to Dominican Republic prior to 1 month ago. Let me start by saying I had the most amazing experience of my life. From the food, the staff, the beaches, and the resort. Everything was absolutely perfect. If you're planning to go to the Dominican, Riu Palace Bavaro is an absolute must! I am a 23 year...

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8Thank Melanie K
Orland Park, IL
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We took a cab from the airport and arrived about 45 minutes before those who booked transfers. The check-in process was fast and Roberto was very friendly. Our room was great (2016) with not much of a view but we didn't care. If you want a beach front room ask for 2020-2027, 3020-3027 in main building. Our room even came...

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3Thank wallyj
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 24 June 2015

My family usually stays at all-inclusive resorts but this is by far the best we have stayed at! My parents (58/54), myself (30), my brother (23) and my cousin (24) had a blast at this resort. Not only were we able to bounce around to different sections of the resort but we also got to enjoy food at ALL of...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Just returned from a second trip to this resort. We also went 2 years ago. Only minor complaints this time around is that it seemed that some of the staff weren't as attentive/friendly and the refrigerators did not work AT ALL. Bummer but not a deal breaker but could be for someone with medicine or a small a child. The...

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4Thank strike71
Plano, Texas
Reviewed 18 June 2015

VIP upgrade was well worth it! The private pool and ocean view were great. Plus we had access to all 3 pools. The staff was very nice and accommodating. It was a wonderful vacation! Our pool man even saved some things we accidentally left at the pool.

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6Thank THJune15
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Riu Palace is always a great stay. This is our second stay a the Riu Palace first in punta cana. Staff was extremely friendly and welcoming. Stayed for 7 days in July with a small group of six 3 couples. Had a blast. This resort is a must see in my book.

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2Thank Alex E
Morton Grove, Illinois
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Nasty Place - Rotting Food, Poison Water, Good luck NOT getting sick Water / food got me and my wife sick. I would not recommend this on my worst enemy. My 2 year old also got very ill and the hotel simply did NOT care. Stay away, stay very far away!

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22Thank Lou K
Queens, New York
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Just to start, please do not base your decision to come here solely on the reviews you see on here because I don't know how people have had such poor experiences at this amazing hotel. I guess some are just beyond picky, but you need to take things for what they are and not over analyze everything. Just so you...

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18Thank Ashley M
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We decided to stay here for our honeymoon and picked the Riu Macao per the reviews and the fact it was adults only. Upon arrival they stated that they did not have a room for us and Hotels.com/Expedia.com had misrepresented the room/ resort. They then said they could do nothing about it and moved us to the Riu Palace Bavaro....

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1Thank BostonRob2015
Michigan
Reviewed 14 June 2015

I initially hoped to book at the Bavaro Barcello Golf Resort and Casino but they sold out before I could book and I'm sorry I didn't. We arrived to the hotel around 1 and our room wasn't ready, (check in is at 3). They told us we could use the facilities until then and change in the "spa". We changed...

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  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet 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 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: RM933 - RM1,773 (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
#45 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#46 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#47 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#48 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.”
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“Buildings 5400 and 5500 for oceanfront were the best.”
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“The VIP rooms are very central to everything.”
wendyj62, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“VIP section is nicest but would avoid this hotel”
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“Get an elevated room away from the evening entertainment area.”
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