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Reviewed 25 February 2013

Wonderful hotel and brilliant staff, food was great, one of my favourite places to go. The whole set up was great from morning to night, sports bar was the coolest place in the hotel, will be back .it is right on the beautiful white sandy beach. The choice of food was good with plenty of places to eat. Animation team...

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5Thank DavidPulling
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2013

The hotel was great right on the beach so step out of your and through the grounds onto the soft sand. There were beds a plenty even when the hotel was full. There is two pools which have trees around them so plenty of shade. The entertainment staff were always buzzing about trying to get you taking part in the...

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7Thank 1460LythamStAnnes
Wheatley, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 24 February 2013

the beach was great, the food was good enough there to chose from you won't go hungrey the room was clean and did not smell or have bugs, the staff was friendly,the grounds were keep clean, only complant was the smell when they watered there grass, but only as your walking by. Do the segway tour if you have a...

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4Thank jodie744
Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 22 February 2013

This is the first review I've ever written on here. I felt I needed to comment. We had been to the Dominican twice before. We knew what to expect, to some degree. We had read the reviews and felt we were making a solid decision. We understand people can be picky with food but we really weren't so any reviews...

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12Thank VandR G
Timbucktwo
Reviewed 22 February 2013

Good location to Punta Cana airport. Don't stress over the arrival documents at the airport. They don't even check to see what you filled out on the government forms. The D.R. only cares about the $10 entrance fee into the country. We stayed at the RIU Bambu. The place is clean. Staff is okay. We felt safe. The staff doesn’t...

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6Thank yomon_2012
Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Pros- Beautiful beach Tons of palm trees Get the Deluxe room, it is so nice Great shower in room booze dispenser quiet Cons- No bacon for breakfast food poisoning for 3 nights- some meats where no recognizable! rooms not cleaned til 3PM sometimes hard beds!

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6Thank VickiLy
Chesterville, Canada
Reviewed 20 February 2013

We have just returned from a week at the Riu Bambu, Punta Cana, I had read some of the horror stories previously posted on trip advisor regarding the hotel and was a little worried about going there. I have to say we were pleasantly surprised, our room was at the back of the resort, (the newer buildings) so it did...

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10Thank Susan S
Olmsted Falls, Ohio
Reviewed 20 February 2013

First of all, I want to start off by saying that I am usually the first to write a stunning review and give credit where credit is due upon returning from a vacation. This, however, is not one of those reviews. We have been on several Apple Vacations and they all exceeded our expectations. I have always been pleased with...

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4Thank bflgirl1
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2013

Just came back after a week at the Riu Bambu on Feb. 16, 2012. In this hotel, the newest rooms are at the back of the resort and are an upgrade....well worth it...and it takes 5 minutes to walk to the lobby (not the 10 to 20 minutes from previous reviews....we timed it) humongous tiled shower, very clean and, on...

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4Thank Frenchie58_13
bridgeport,wv
Reviewed 19 February 2013

Check in at the RIU Bambu went quickly. We were greeted in the lobby with cold drinks. The rooms were not ready yet so we proceeded to eat. The resort is one of several RIU's in a row along a great stretch of beach. The Bambu is small and easy to get around in. Our room 1905 was situated close...

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  • Pool
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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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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 23000, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $202 - $495 (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:
#63 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#65 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#66 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“I had room 105, ground floor, easy access to Reception, Beach, pools and Restaurants. Sunny veranda in pm.”
 of 5 bubbles fly22, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms near the pool are good location”
 of 5 bubbles 361amirz, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Noisy near of the tennis court, because your close from the road too”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Web-site and a phone call to confirm you choice. There is a couple of banks of rooms that are to close to the nightly entertainment.”
 of 5 bubbles donsagriff, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Every Building is being renovated or being built, winter 2017 / 18 all rooms should eb like new”
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