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Halifax, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2013

My critique of the RIU BAMBU will be terrible. We went to this resort last year in March but am writing my review now as hoping that those of you who read on the resorts first before booking might find this helpful. Here are some of negative points. -we were told it was a 5* but honestly it would be... More 

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10 Thank Gina T
Winnipeg, Canada
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2013

we spend a week there over New Years. it was great overall, clean, it was quite good and we would come back for the right price. it was a little too windy to take out a canoo, but the beach is really nice. the food was good, nice variety and presentation. pool was great. a few down sides: the wine... More 

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2 Thank peter150
London
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2013

We have just came back from 2 weeks all inclusive family holidays in Dominican Republic. We have stayed in Riu Bambu. We have booked this hotel as rating on Thomson website is 4+ star, and as advertised, it, suppose to be family friendly place. After being there and seeing with my own eyes I can say that it definitely isn't.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 January 2013

This is my second time at the riu resorts in punta Cana. I have visited taino a couple of years back before it was demolished a d had a great time. Thinking that riu bambu is a five star resort we were really exited to come back and enjoy our vacation. Arriving at the hotel a d checking in was... More 

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North Ridgeville, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2013

This is our 10th trip with Apple and the first where our family was not totally satisfied. The location and beach and pool areas were outstanding. The beach and pool area was cleaned daily. The rooms are clean and neat with two exceptions. First the old style TV had poor reception and that was true of all three rooms. Second,... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2013

I traveled over Christmas and New Years with my husband and 2 kids. Overall the place is nice, nice pools and beach, there is seaweed, but it's cleaned out every morning, so that is not an issue. Some of the entertainment staff is really nice (Pelluca) the other ones are a bunch of perverts(cupido) . The staff who work at... More 

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Reviewed 5 January 2013 via mobile

I think once you have been to Mexico then you have been spoilt and you compare. We did have a great time rained twice over 2 weeks. To book the a la carte you have to get up and book at 7am for the evening anytime after 8.00am no chance. The a la carte is still self service and the... More 

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1 Thank Brigitte K
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2013

We enjoyed our stay at the Riu Bambu. The accommodations were nice and the mini-bar/fridge were refilled promptly when necessary. Bar staff were extremely nice, particularly at the swim up bar. Victor in particular was awesome! The staff at the buffets were excellent, but the food was only ok. Definitely not bad, but it didn't wow us either- depending on... More 

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1 Thank mgrobi44
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2013

On arrival at Punta Cana airport have your blue forms with 10$ per person ready. The airport is busy with lots of activity but is well organised (keep an eye on the queue and follow the person in front of you). There are obvoiusly people waiting to help you with your bags, for a couple of dollars, they are polite... More 

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11 Thank Charly P
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2013

My boyfriend and I just got back from our stay at the Riu Bambu ( December 23rd-30th) and we had an amazing time. We cannot beleive some of the reviews people have written. My room was very clean and did not see one bug(someone complained about cockroaches). We were in room 2301 and I think we were really lucky. The... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
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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 

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Address: Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $213 - $464 (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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“All Rooms Are Lovely”
 of 5 bubbles jemmat2014, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“don't pick room 108”
 of 5 bubbles bigdave11, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It's fairly small and it's right on the beach”
 of 5 bubbles Trotsky999, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would not recommend this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Raisa1828, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Buy your toiletries- including suncream- at the airport, as products at resorts shop can be quite pricey+not a lot of luggage allowance.”
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  • just one of the designs that the maid did every day.
  • i believe this is a family room- although i may be wrong. Basic view of the room :)
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 of 5 bubbles 714georgian, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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