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bedford
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Rooms at the Riu Bambu are good a spacious and have good balconies. It can be a bit of a walk to the pool/beach if you get the far away rooms, but given the lovely weather it's not too much of a drag. The hotel is very clean and reception reasonably helpful. In particular the Thomson rep was really good...

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9Thank peter j
Margate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2012

We have have just arrived home from the Dominican Republic after an 11 day Holiday. We have traveled to many places around the world and all i can say is that the Dominican Republic is the most relaxed place we have ever been to. we stayed at the Riu Bambu in Punta Cana. on arrival we were greeted with cocktails...

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12Thank christine s
Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 31 October 2012

Ok friends, we paid a little amount of money to stay in Riu Bambu. In the beginning I read lotta negative reviews and hesitated a bit. But then I told myself '' go and see there with your own eyes''...and definitely worth it! Whatever people say, do not take them seriously because they have their own ''different'' expectations just like...

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6Thank kedimarlon
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 31 October 2012

Whatever negative you read about this place is either not true or something that is not a hotels fault (like the fact that a la carte restaurants are booked fast; they are booked fast because they are good ! And we never had any trouble booking! ) There is construction in the very back, but you never actually hear it....

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11Thank JuliaB8813
Toronto
Reviewed 30 October 2012

If I compare to the Grand Sunset Princess 5 star resort in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, this Riu Bambu is at the maximum 3.5 star. Good: the beach...clear water, calm, nice fine sand, no sea shell, no stones. Bad: Food..too salty. Room..the bathroom is small; no covered walkway to the restaurant/front desk; no umbrella available; old CRT TV Safety..outside people...

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2Thank HeyManToronto
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2012

I have just returned from a 2 week stay at the hotel and I knew I had to write a review on here. I had booked the holiday and just before I came read some reviews and if i was totally honest I was really worried about coming, food bad, pool bad, stolen items, etc. Well I must have stayed...

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9Thank kaylejl
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 29 October 2012

This Hotel is the worst we have ever been to. We travel a lot. We been to this hotel before and it looks like it got much worse then it was before. In our room we saw huge cockroach's and many big other insects. We had to fight against mosquitoes every single night and the cleaning lady would let them...

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6Thank Boris S
Bristol
Reviewed 28 October 2012

The best holiday ever in this hotel, staff very friendly,beach is unbelievable white, and bar is full of any drinks, what else do you want and even bar is your room :) love it. Salsa lesson on the beach.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2012

My husband and I have just returned from a 2 week stay at this hotel and would definitely return. The hotel is very clean, rooms spacious and cleaned daily. You always see someone at all times of the day cleaning somewhere ! The food is very good, plenty to choose from even for the pickiest of people , we tried...

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3Thank Sally A
Hamilton
Reviewed 26 October 2012

We returned Oct 23 after a 7 day stay, hotel is very clean rooms clean, staff always working looks very nice, the beach is beautiful, we were there about 8 yrs ago & I do see a lot of improvment, the beds are hard but you get use to it, one problem is the locals come in on the weekend...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • 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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  • 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, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $229 - $484 (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
#64 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#65 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“Possibly closer to the activities centre so long they don't mind the music. But the walk to the rooms are a great pleasant experience.”
 of 5 bubbles Radur1, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You can have a laugh at the main lively pool or choose to relax near a quieter pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 5amm1A, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I had and old fashion room but it was much closer to a restaurant and main part of the hotel! Choose room on the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Bham101, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask the front desk to let you see several rooms before you pick one. The closer you get to the Lobby, the noiser.”
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